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South Whidbey’s Most Wanted

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:36PM

They are your neighbors, your friends. They look like they couldn’t hurt a fly, but behind the innocent facades of the small-town business owner, politician, real estate agent and, yes, even a former judge, hide some serious criminal minds.

South Whidbey Tilth celebrates 25 years today

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:37PM

Let them eat organic cake. The chime that rings in the 25th birthday of South Whidbey Tilth this morning at 10 a.m. will signify sustenance, and you can bet their cake will taste good.

HOMETOWN HERO: A life without direction is a life without passion

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:37PM

Quinn Ianniciello has filled his life with helping others, often stepping in when others have stepped out. And this month’s Hometown Hero sees no reason to stop now.

Interlude for mothers, ‘Mother’s Day Concert on the Lawn’ at Meerkerk

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:37PM

There is a weather god and his name is “Huey.” According to Australian Maori culture, Huey will protect your plans for Mother’s Day. At least, that’s what the hardworking caretakers of Greenbank’s Meerkerk Gardens have said, as Huey has given them countless Mom’s Days of perfect weather.

A life guided by the heart

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:37PM

Hometown Hero Jeanne Lepisto got a glimpse of greatness early in life, and it has guided her heart and spirit ever since. “Our family spent a lot of time with my cousin Ronnie, a wonderfully loving boy with Down syndrome. He was always a bringer of love and life and laughter.

We’ve had enough environmental fearmongering

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:37PM

David Suzuki asked in his column, “What would you do if you were prime minister?”

Spring into a new football season

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:37PM

Youngsters interested in playing minor football have one more chance to explore the sport before donning the pads and being placed on teams for the 2007 Greater Victoria Minor Football Association spring season.

Valley Therapeutic will have to move

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:37PM

The Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association (VTEA) has lost its case in the B.C. Court of Appeal, and will have to move.

Hometown Hero

  • Feb 25, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:12PM

He could see the love and respect in her eyes, as she gingerly and ever so lovingly helped to move a lifeless Dalls porpoise from Double Bluff Beach for fisheries experts to study. “Even though Hero Susan Berta’s back was in pain, her love for these beautiful animals never ceases for Susan and her husband, Hero Howard Garrett. For their hearts are as large as the whales themselves,” says “Mr. Creosote” of Puget Sound, Tony Frantz.

Stories of friendship and hardship

  • Mar 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

When Whidbey Island resident Renee Bourque visited parts of Kenya and Ethiopia to study living conditions there, she found a drought-ridden land — its inhabitants struggling for survival. She also found hard workers, joyful spirits and generous hearts.

Kids helping kids

  • Mar 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

A brutal civil war. A fatal epidemic. It’s hard to imagine children having to face these awful truths. But it’s happening to children in northern Uganda right now.

Army of volunteers rally for mealtime mission

  • Apr 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

It was a factory of food, an assembly line where handfuls of tasty turkey and mouth-watering roast beef were tucked into tortilla wraps. A large crowd of volunteers hustled about the American Legion hall in Bayview Thursday as helpers prepared hundreds and hundreds of lunches for the annual Box Lunch fundraiser.

Community Celebration

  • Jun 3, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

One thing that makes South Whidbey stand out from other places is the willingness of community members to help each other out. But one thing Whidbey Islanders have in common with most every one else are the high costs of medical care.

Relay for life

  • Jun 14, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

Cancer is a widespread disease that can happen to anyone. That’s why everyone is invited to fight the disease, celebrate cancer survivors, and honor those who have passed away. Every year, communities all over the nation hold events called Relay For Life. The South Whidbey community is holding its ninth annual Relay For Life on June 23.

WHOLE HEALTH: Whidbey Island nutritional consultant dissents from mainstream ideas about health

  • Jul 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

A South Whidbey woman is spreading the word that not many have heard about proper nutrition. Nutritional consultant Lynn Parr is telling people it’s OK to eat fat, that raw milk is good for the health and that soy products can be detrimental.

Masters of magic

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

Victoria native Murray Hatfield and his partner Teresa Midbo bring their Magic ’n’ Miracles show to his hometown for the first time

Sting shutout Posse, 4-0

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

Despite playing hard all night, the Valley First Princeton Posse couldn’t score against the Summerland Sting on Jan. 10 (top and bottom photos).

Education programs highlighted

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:15PM

Nanaimo school district’s innovative new educational programs will be showcased for Education Minister Shirley Bond’s visit Monday (Jan. 22).

Runners overcome winter blahs at Westling Invite

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:56PM

LANGLEY — McKenzie Walker and Cayla Calderwood led the charge Saturday as the South Whidbey track team fought cold weather and tough competition at the 25th annual Westling Invite.

Falcons bogie on down the fairway against Cedarcrest

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:56PM

LANGLEY — The South Whidbey girls golf team is still in the running for a berth at state, situated in the middle of the pack in the Cascade Conference.

Bats go BOOM! for Falcons over Tigers

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:56PM

Let’s get this straight — Trapper Rawls likes hitting home runs.

Falcon fastpitch team splits two over the break

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:56PM

Spring break is a tough time for any team as kids take off for vacations or spend quality time with family.

Digirolamo, about Hanson: “Kaitlyn has long legs, which is good for the long jump.”

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:56PM

Digirolamo, about Hanson: “Kaitlyn has long legs, which is good for the long jump.”

Falcons end losing streak with big win over Tigers

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:57PM

LANGLEY — Finally, a win.

Both the South Whidbey High School tennis match with Mount Vernon and fastpitch softball game at Sultan were cancelled due to rain on Monday. Neither event has been rescheduled as of Tuesday, April 8.

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:57PM

Both the South Whidbey High School tennis match with Mount Vernon and fastpitch softball game at Sultan were cancelled due to rain on Monday. Neither event has been rescheduled as of Tuesday, April 8.

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