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Bills to double with Oak Harbor's new wastewater treatment plant
Mar 08 2013, 3:10 PM
Phasing in the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Oak Harbor will have little effect on the estimated rate increases facing residents who pay monthly sewer fees.
City officials, however, are still hoping to find ways to ease the burden.
“There are many different funding options that we are exploring,” City Engineer Joe Stowell said. “That may be grants or low or on-interest loans.”
Woman accused of embezzling from Island County EDC wanted on warrant
Mar 08 2013, 3:32 PM
The former assistant director of the Island County Economic Development Council accused of embezzling is wanted on a $10,000 arrest warrant.
Prosecutors charged 58-year-old Sharleen Eller in Island County Superior Court last month with first-degree theft.
She’s accused of stealing more than $30,000 from the nonprofit organization.
Management group hopes to run Greenbank Farm until June 2015
Mar 08 2013, 3:15 PM
Because of a leasing problem, the Greenbank Farm Management Group may be forced to pay back $1.5 million in state funds.
The group, which oversees day-to-day operations of the publicly owned Greenbank Farm, has a lease with the Port of Coupeville that expires March 31, 2014.
An agreement with the state Commerce Department that provided funding for new buildings, however, doesn’t expire until at least June 2015.
Wildcats 2nd in opening match | Boys golf
Mar 12 2013, 9:49 AM
The Oak Harbor High School boys golf team got off to a solid start by placing second in a four-team match at Whidbey Golf and Country Club Monday, March 11.
Rain wipes out most opening games
Mar 12 2013, 2:03 PM
Rain. It didn’t take long for Mother Nature to dampen the high school spring sports season.
Congressman hears sequestration concerns from Whidbey leaders
Mar 12 2013, 3:29 PM
The community needs to work together and take concrete steps to prepare for impending cuts in federal spending, Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson told a group of elected officials, business leaders and citizens Saturday.
Johnson invited U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen to attend the special discussion at Angelo’s Caffe in downtown Oak Harbor. No plans were hatched, but those who attended got a good picture of what’s going to happen.
Larsen said Congress is looking at ways to lessen the impact of the across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester, but he didn’t make any promises.
Friday Harbor, puddle stop Wolves | Soccer
Mar 13 2013, 8:27 AM
Score one for the mud puddle.
Friday Harbor, with the aid of a puddle, edged the visiting Coupeville High School soccer team 1-0 Tuesday, March 12.
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts hosts short story contest | Art and About
Mar 13 2013, 9:00 AM
Chris Spencer’s SHORT STORY SMASH CONTEST will be taking place at 7:30 p.m. March 13 at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts.
Tragedy unites this community | From the publisher's desk
Mar 12 2013, 3:46 PM
The deaths of three crew members aboard the EA-6B Prowler that crashed Monday in Eastern Washington saddens us deeply.
The Prowler, part of Electronic Attack Squadron 129, went down in a field during routine training about 50 miles west of Spokane, according to Navy officials.
The cause of the crash isn’t yet known, and probably won’t be known for some time. There will be a complete investigation into what caused the accident.
Ain't Misbehavin' continues at Whidbey Playhouse | Art and About
Mar 13 2013, 9:06 AM
The Tony-award winning jazz musical revue, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, wraps up at the Whidbey Playhouse this week with shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights plus a Sunday matinee.