Linden Firethorne, a 2012 graduate of South Whidbey High School, is one of the top players in Central Washington University volleyball history.  - Central Washington University Athletics photo

Falcon grad Linden Firethorne finds success at Central Washington University

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 6:00PM

The grind of a college athlete is one that can only be understood by experiencing it. Linden Firethorne, a 2012 graduate of South Whidbey High School and senior outside hitter for Central Washington University’s volleyball team, knows this truth better than most.


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A PADDLE AROUND WHIDBEY: Saratoga Passage, from Clinton to Cornet Bay

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 6:00PM

In the August Monday morning sun, by foot, motorcycle and car, commuters board the Clinton ferry headed for the office, plant or meetings.

Turkey Trot set for Saturday despite stormy weather

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 2:00PM

Some stormy weather won’t keep runners from participating in the first ever Turkey Trot 5K this weekend.

Falcons Lynch, Eager qualify for District 1 swim finals

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Nov 19, 2015 at 10:26AM

The cooperative agreement between South Whidbey High School and Kamiak that allowed Falcons Kinsey Eager, Ally Lynch, and Bella Northup to swim competitively with the Knights paid off.

Clinton dressage rider achieves national ranking

  • Nov 13, 2015 at 3:57PM

A set of horse jumps lay idle and unused along the outer rim of Emma Scotthanson’s horse arena at her family’s Clinton home.


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