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A Life of DedicationPaul Busch gives endless hours to his community

  • Sep 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:01AM

"Hometown Hero Paul Busch may work for the fire department, but he also dedicates his life to serving others."

Falcon soccer fortunes turn sour

  • Sep 27, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:01AM

"After their season opener win last week, the South Whidbey High School girls soccer team dropped its next three matches, two of them in close contests."

Proposals come in for Farmers Market

  • Sep 27, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:01AM

"New owners of Bayview property glean three new proposals for future Farmers Market at the site, while current market managers South Whidbey Tilth submits revised market management agreement."

New computers for Intermediate School

  • Sep 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:01AM

"South Whidbey Intermediate School has received a $9,000 Gates Learning Foundation Grant, which was used to purchase computers and related equipment."

Fire insurance rates might fall

  • Sep 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:01AM

"Fire Protection District 3, covering South Whidbey from Clinton to Lagoon Point, is likely to get a new, lower rating soon, which could reduce residential insurance premiums."

Welcome to the South Whidbey Record

  • Aug 4, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

Click here to learn about South Whidbey's only community newspaper.

Schools ban electronic devices in class

  • Aug 4, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

"The South Whidbey School Board has voted unimously to ban cell phones, pagers and laser pointers.The board contends it is a safety issue, while students insist their pagers and cellular phones are important links to parents."

NFL

  • Apr 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

NFL

National Basketball Association

  • Apr 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

The Official home page for the NBA.

Major League

  • Apr 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

The Official home page for Major Leage Baseball.

Alternative slate sprouts

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

A political force is forming to tackle the Surrey Electors Team (SET)-dominated council in the next civic election.

No ‘crisis’ but no lapdog either: Barefoot

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

Fraser Health Authority board chair Gordon Barefoot denies the health region faces a looming crisis due to inadequate funding – a claim his predecessor Keith Purchase made as he resigned last month.

Fundraising auction Feb. 24

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

The Canadian Museum of Flight is bringing in some big guns for its annual fundraising auction.

Sink hole repairs get complicated

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

The 1.8 metre (six feet) deep sink hole that opened up in the southbound lanes of 200 Street near 53 Avenue last week has led operations crews to believe there could be more pipe problems down the road.

Residents dispute sale of school

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

North Saanich residents are upset over the proposed sale of Sansbury school. They took their concerns to the School Board during a public meeting at North Saanich middle school, where many said they felt it was a done deal.

Government puts money where its heart is

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

A 2,000-year-old adage from the Middle East says “Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”

National park study must fit region’s needs

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

We do not envy Parks Canada officials as they continue their study of whether a new national park is feasible in the South Okanagan. What parts of the study area should be included? What parts can be included? And what are the obstacles to their inclusion?

Symphony show captured all ages

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:00AM

It was hard to sit still during the Sunday Okanagan Symphony concert entitled Carnival — the program was electrifying. The attraction of a saxophone soloist and professional dancers had brought in a large audience — Penticton Cleland Theatre was full with whole families with their children.

Study shows inequities in B.C.’s property tax system

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:59AM

There are two guarantees in life, death and taxes.

Weekly meetings might be needed

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:59AM

Cumberland council will likely announce at its next scheduled meeting that it will meet weekly instead of twice a month, Mayor Fred Bates said Friday.

What’s Playing...

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:59AM

What’s Playing...

Valley wrestlers flex muscle in Alberni event

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:59AM

Nick Zuback is well on the way toward building a following for wrestling in the Valley reminscent of the Port Alberni and Campbell River areas.

Garriock sisters beat the clock

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:59AM

Stingrays’ swimming: Family affair yields seven medals as part of a big team effort in the Island regional meet

Islanders overtake Cougars for top spot

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:59AM

Special team: Superb penalty killing and two power play goals produce a big 5-2 victory at Esquimalt Thursday

Teacher talks about her adventures on the Chilkoot Trail

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:59AM

The Chilkoot Trail, the most famous route taken by prospectors in the Klondike gold rush, was the topic of Jean Oke’s travel talk at the library on Jan. 31. She hiked the trail with two friends in July 2003.

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