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Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

A campaign to limit election campaigns

Editor's column

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

State should celebrate slowness

"Neighbors, kids look to calm Langley hangout"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"No one needs a clock in downtown Langley to know when school is out. Every school day, dozens of Langley Middle School and South Whidbey High School students roll into the heart of the city on Island Transit buses, disembarking at an Anthes Street bus stop. One spot draws the kids like no other: It's a one-acre parking lot sandwiched between the Youth Center and the bus stop. Known as The Lot. "

Falcons end football season with a score against Sultan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

South Whidbey ended a string of three straight shutouts by finally scoring a touchdown in their final football game of the 2000 season.

Girl Falcons happy with great performance at state cross country

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"It had been a long time since anyone had seen seven South Whidbey girls cross country runners so happy.Freshly finished running in Saturday's state cross country meet in Pasco, blue and white clad Falcon runners kept on running, right into the center of a big, open patch of turf at Sun Willows Golf Course. Once there, they showered each other with sparkling cider, laughed, and talked with pride about the team's best state race in years. "

Falcon boy runners are second in state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"Seven South Whidbey High School boys ran their way into the history books last weekend.Taken together, Braden Giswold, Bruce Hymas, Brett Perkins, James Sundquist, Andy Wills, Jasper Hein, and Brandon Bilyeu are the best boys cross country team to ever run a state meet for their school. They are also a statistical anomaly. The septet tied East Valley Yakima for the team cross country title at the state meet, but were relegated to runner-up status based on a sixth-runner tie breaker. The tie was the Falcons' third in three meets and was the third team championship they lost on a tiebreaker. "

Swap begins ski season

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"The South Whidbey Parks District's annual Ski Swap and Ski Bus registration night is set for Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the South Whidbey Intermediate School multi-purpose room. Learn about the youth ski/snowboard bus program plus the adult bus to the slopes. "

In defense of the Falcons

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"Lindsey Binford is named the year's best soccer defender in the North Cascades Conference. The South Whidbey Falcon girls soccer team sweeper can run down any soccer player in the state and kick the ball from under her. Or she can defend a net as well as any goalkeeper, as she did Tuesday night to ensure a 1-0 playoff win against Lakewood. "

Washington State Dept. of Transportation

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

Information about transportation in Washington state.

DOT offers transportation options

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

Foot ferry option added as the state Department of Transportation lays out six options for dealing with future traffic problems on local ferries and state roads in Island County.


  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Island County Sheriff's report

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Disappearing deck becomes a meditative experience

Did You Feel It?

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Earthquake questionnaire on the USGS Web site.

Mild earthquake shakes island

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"A small 3.3-magnitude earthquake shook the North Puget Sound area, centered near Oak Harbor, early in the morning hours of Nov. 1. "

Both Whidbey ferry routes have problems

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Thursday was a bad day for ferry patrons on both of Whidbey Island's routes.In Clinton, early-morning commuters were down to one boat starting at about 5 a.m. when mechanical problems shut down the Cathlamet. Later in the day, the sole boat on the Keystone/Port Townsend route went down with steering problems. "

Outdoor burn ban starts next year

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Only campfires will still be allowed after Jan. 1, 2001, when burning in unincorporated Island County will become illegal. "

Falcon kickers win showdown to earn state berth

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"South Whidbey's girls soccer team downed North Cascades Champion Lakewood Tuesday to win a trip to the state tournament.Playing on Lakewood's dirt field, the Falcons had to overcome a tough opponent and an unfamiliar playing surface. But in the end it was a 1-0 victory for the South Whidbey team, which enters state against Klayoa in Tacoma. "

Falcon spikers ride wins to district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"South Whidbey's volleyball team won two out of three matches in three days to earn their berth in the district tournament. Among the stars was Paige Jolley, who makes a face-endangering dig at the net in the home game wednesday against Chimacum. The Falcons' first bi-district test is against Eatonville, one of the top teams in the tournament. "

Baroque classics performed in period costume

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Trio Encore is joined by Michael Nutt and Buell Neidlinger in an evening of chamber music tonight.

Whidbey recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Fall back, look forward: Recipes for November. "

Ebey's Reserve money in the bank

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Last week President Clinton signed a bill that will send $3.25 million to the Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve. With numerous property acquisition deals and scenic easement negotiations in the works, National Park Service reserve manager Rob Harbour says the money will likely be used up quickly. "

Sports briefs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Short spots on sports and recreation in South Whidbey.

Hendrix named National Merit Semifinalist

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Jenny Hendrix, a senior at South Whidbey High School, is a National Merit Semifinalist in the 46th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. She is the only one from South Whidbey High. "

Students enjoy Camp Orkila stay

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Steady rain didn't stop 175 Langley Middle School sixth graders from having a good time at Camp Orkila in October.

Woman hurt in car vs. deer collision

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

A deer attempting to cross Highway 525 Friday injured a South Whidbey woman when she struck the animal with her car.

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