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Meet with Quakers on Sundays in Freeland | Church notes
May 03 2013, 4:19 PM
Whidbey Island Friends Meeting — also known as Quakers — holds its regular meeting for worship 4-5 p.m. every Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist building.
The church is located at 20103 State Highway 525 about two miles north of Freeland.
Law and justice tax another Prop 1 | Letter
May 03 2013, 4:14 PM
On Aug. 17, 2010, 71 percent of voters shot down Island County’s Proposition 1 property levy tax.
Any “law and justice” $2.6 million fall ballot measure is simply Prop 1 gussied up to make it appear as if it something entirely different, but it’s the same thing all over again and voters should reject it, too.
Navy disregards public response | Letter
May 03 2013, 4:13 PM
Once again, the Navy is showing its complete disregard for the very citizens it is supposed to protect.
They are putting in an automated complaint phone system starting May 15 because they claim the operators get too much abuse.
Swinomish seek $9 million in damages from city of Oak Harbor
Apr 12 2013, 3:51 PM
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is demanding $9 million in damages from the city of Oak Harbor for the desecration of a burial ground.
The tribe filed a complaint for damages with the city Tuesday. The claim accuses city officials of violating law and breaching their legal duty by digging up the known site of an ancient tribal village and burial ground.
The excavation occurred during the 2011 road project on Pioneer Way.
Flyer pair pick up state titles
Apr 12 2013, 11:45 AM
Lauren Bayne and Paris Quinn of the Island Flyers each earned a first-place medal at the Washington Association of Tumbling and Trampoline Championships in Renton April 6.
Swinomish Tribe should drop suit | Editorial
Apr 12 2013, 3:54 PM
The Swinomish Indian Tribe is seeking $9 million from City of Oak Harbor after construction unearthed a burial ground on Pioneer Way in 2011.
Since the discovery of the remains, the city has worked diligently with the tribe to ensure the remains are handled appropriately and reburied.
Police blotter: Credit card fraud, a trespassing landlord and stolen car parts
May 03 2013, 4:25 PM
At 8:06 a.m., a Shorecrest Drive resident reported a fraudulent $1,000 charge on a credit card.
At 11:19 a.m., a Highway 20 resident reported that someone broke into her car and her uncle’s car overnight. She said her purse was stolen.
Island County commissioners to seek bids for public defender
May 03 2013, 4:25 PM
Beginning next year, Island County could be served by a new public defender.
During the Island County commissioner’s weekly work session Wednesday, the board informally agreed to seek proposals from qualified law firms interested in being the county’s primary public defense contractor.
Whidbey liquor stores feel effects of privatization
May 03 2013, 3:53 PM
Nearly a year after a voter-approved ballot initiative allowed liquor to be sold in large retail stores, the former state-owned and contract liquor stores on Whidbey are struggling.
The liquor store in Oak Harbor closed in late 2012 while contract liquor stores in Coupeville and Freeland saw sales plummet by more than half since privatization went into effect.
Whidbey General Hospital | Births
May 03 2013, 4:22 PM
Azariah Emmanuel Vigil, 6 pounds, 13 ounces, was born April 18. He is the son of Amber Vigil of Oak Harbor.
Colton Jackson Ashby, 8 pounds, 14 ounces, was born April 24. He is the son of Erica Nicole Turner of Oak Harbor.