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Deputies awarded for saving lives

  • Apr 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

They put their lives on the line every day, but Monday Island County Sheriff Mike Hawley presented two Island County Sheriff’s deputies with state life-saving medals for their parts in saving the lives of others.

Community on BRAC alert

  • Apr 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Proactive approach advised

Bond money plans made

  • Apr 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

School roofing is Coupeville’s first priority

Art is Elementary

  • Apr 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Walk around and enjoy students’ work

Top educator visits island

  • Apr 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Whidbey Island schools had a visitor from the the state’s top educator who came to the area Thursday to check up on the student projejcts.

At long last, farm gets lease

  • Apr 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Port signs off on Greenbank agreement

Lane receives Purple Heart after 60 years

  • Apr 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Glenn Lane has a few scars and many sea stories as reminders of his Navy years and as of Sunday, April 18, he has a new medal — the Purple Heart.

Larsen launches campaign

  • Apr 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen started his bid for re-election in Island County April 10 in Coupeville’s Rec Hall with lyrics from a Broadway show tune.

Mayor eyes roundabout solution

  • Apr 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Oak Harbor Mayor Patty Cohen has a transportation idea that’s catching on throughout the Northwest.

City gambles on highway study

  • Apr 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Seeks to entice state support

Hospital signs new ER director

  • Apr 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Whidbey General Hospital received an unexpected benefit from skyrocketing medical malpractice insurance costs.

Deal settles conflict concerns with hospital

  • Apr 13, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:29PM

Four months after taking office on the Whidbey General Hospital Board, Dr. Paul Zaveruha’s contract as emergency medical services director and trauma director is set to end April 30.

County tightens junk car ordinance

  • Apr 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Nine ordinances amended

Oak Harbor celebrates Earth Day

  • Apr 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Oak Harbor city staffers will dig into Earth Day with a series of environmentally friendly projects.

New principal found locally

  • Apr 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Athletic director is also named

Sheriff seeks person of interest

  • Apr 13, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a “person of interest” in connection with a dozen burglaries in February and March along Goldie and Oak Harbor roads.

Taking steps

  • Apr 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Boy helps his mom fight MS

Good Friday on Goose Rock

  • Apr 9, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Church marks day by raising cross

City board balks at extinction

  • Apr 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

City prefers hearing examiner

Audit finds problems

  • Apr 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Conservation district cited

Voters must select party next election

  • Apr 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Island County Auditor Suzanne Sinclair expects to see some unhappy voters when the polls open Sept. 14 for the state’s primary election.

Street rebuild prompts concern in Coupeville

  • Apr 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Starting this June, North Main Street from Third Street to Front Street in Coupeville will be closed during the day for five months.

Whidbey ferry patrons go hungry

  • Apr 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

No food bids awarded for Clinton, Keystone

School needs earthquake proofing

  • Apr 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

One of the buildings at Oak Harbor Elementary School will undergo a project to make it more resistant to earthquakes.

City Council dives into economy

  • Apr 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:28PM

Prompted by concerns over Navy's future

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