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Mental health mistreatment results in award

  • Sep 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Jury gives victim $103,000

Crew helps aviators live through disasters

  • Sep 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Something went terribly wrong. Intermittent bursts of light interrupted the pitch darkness, almost immediately accompanied by loud claps of thunder, but that was the least of the crew’s worries.

Meyer, Smith vie to go against Larsen in November

  • Sep 11, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Two candidates with distinctly different backgrounds but some shared philosophies are battling for the Republican nomination to run for Congress against incumbent Democrat Rick Larsen.

Cops, lawyers put candidates in the hot seat

  • Sep 11, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

It was cops versus lawyers at a fiery debate between candidates for Island County Prosecuting Attorney during a forum held at the Oak Harbor Senior Center last Thursday night.

In Coupeville, 9/11 means tolerance

  • Sep 11, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Teachers in the Coupeville School District have spent long hours contemplating how they will teach their students about the historic and social impacts of last year’s Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Local police notice difference

  • Sep 11, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Both the job and public perception of the job has changed for Oak Harbor Police officers since the events of Sept. 11.

Write in campaign grows for clerk position

  • Sep 11, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Former clerk issues reprimand

One year later, people carry on

  • Sep 11, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Despite the geographical distance separating the Northwest from the immediate site of last year’s attacks — a distance bridged by the eye-blink technology of modern media — local citizens continue to feel emotional reverberations from that fateful day, though personal reactions differ in profound ways.

Whidbey Island was changed Sept. 11, 2001

  • Sep 11, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

There’s a new definition of normal in America since Sept. 11, 2001.

School district, teachers agree after healthcare help provided

  • Sep 7, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Oak Harbor now contributes to insurance cost

City hopes for banner year

  • Sep 7, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

The city of Oak Harbor is asking itself for money.

Couple plead guilty to child porn charges

  • Sep 7, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

An Oak Harbor husband and wife both pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to charges involving child pornography.

No tears shed on first day of kindergarten

  • Sep 7, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

The children were fine. It was the parents that seemed a bit on edge, not quite ready to let go.

Sauter battles two challengers for treasurer

  • Sep 7, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

A primary debate Wednesday night among candidates for the Island County Treasurer’s job was marked by an us-against-them atmosphere, as the two challengers questioned the incumbent’s history of critical reports by the state’s auditor’s office.

County clerk fires veteran chief deputy

  • Sep 7, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Controversy leads to informal write-in campaign

Governments combine for more punch

  • Sep 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Island County’s forming a COG

Oak Harbor teacher contract vote expected Friday

  • Sep 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Oak Harbor teachers are gearing up to make a contract decision late this week, and a teachers union spokesperson says the association remains hopeful that it can come to a contract agreement with the district.

Crime down, calls up for Coupeville police

  • Sep 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Marshal cites community vigilance, police work as cause

Alpacas find a home in Greenbank

  • Sep 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Home, home on the range, where the deer and the alpaca roam.

Teachers may start year without a contract

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Progress made on many issues

Surprise

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Tesoro demolishes Midway facilities

Feds indict couple for child porn

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Not guilty pleas entered

Candidate tries to diminish the party label

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

The race for Island County Prosecutor just got more interesting, as campaigners for incumbent Greg Banks are seeking to steal some of challenger Kelly Barlean’s partisan thunder.

Broad View parents stick together this year

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Their children are scattered

Coupeville schools are ready to go next week

  • Aug 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Coupeville School District kicks off the school year Tuesday, Sept. 3, with a brand-new superintendent, a handful of new secondary teachers and a substantial grant from the Bill Gates Foundation.

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