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Grant survives county critics

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

A grant Island County earned came under fire during the county’s Board of Health meeting Monday.

Statue honors CCC boys

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

Shrouded in a brown tarp and secured with rope, a bronze statue of a 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps boy stands hidden from the imminent rain and the curious eyes of CCC alumni and their families.

Water laser kills pain

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

Many people are hesitant to go to the dentist because of the searing pain that may result from being needled in the gums.

Voters dislike new primary

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

County’s party leaders like it

Highway job starts with history at San de Fuca

  • Sep 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

In many parts of the state, realigning a roadway to eliminate dangerous areas would be a routine matter.

Island shelters are crawling with cats

  • Sep 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Cats and kittens in plastic kennels are stacked like cord wood all over Oak Harbor Animal Shelter.

Big defeat leaves library in limbo

  • Sep 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Having taken two knockout punches to the jaw, supporters of a new Oak Harbor library are in no mood to immediately get back in the ring with opponents.

Septic owners face new rules

  • Sep 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Changes to the state’s on-site sewage system rules are swirling around and have made some homeowners angry about costly inspection requirements.

Library loses, Fire District wins Library loses, Fire District wins

  • Sep 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Conard, Shelton lead in contested primaries

Oak Harbor remembers Sept. 11

  • Sep 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Oak Harbor remembered the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony Saturday in Flintstone Park.

Employees start school without contract

  • Sep 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

The local Public School Employees union and the Oak Harbor School District are turning to a state mediator to help resolve several issues for the union’s new three-year contract. The union, which represents approximately 285 employees such as instructional assistants, food service workers and bus drivers, has been working without a contract since it expired Aug. 31.

Father honors fallen son

  • Sep 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

The father of a young airman who gave his life for his country has made sure that Oak Harbor will never forget the contributions made by his son.

Voters punch holes in primary

  • Sep 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Democrat, Republican, Libertarian all are self explanatory. But where was the non-partisan ballot supposed to go?

Water system possibly contaminated

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

A routine monthly sample of the Rhodena Beach Water District’s water supply turned up stomach-turning results — E. Coli bacteria.

P2V memorial approved

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

City council agrees on set of conditions

Oak Harbor goes back to school

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Students in Oak Harbor gathered their notebooks, donned their backpacks and headed back to school Thursday morning.

Dog rescued below cliff, later expires

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Possibly it was an elusive rabbit. Maybe it was a threatening coyote. Star, a 9-year-old black lab, is the only one who knows.

Architects return, look for progress

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Library seen as key component

County reels in tax break

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:44PM

With nearly $1 million in its pockets, Island County is in a quandary of what to do with it.

Kaitie goes to kindergarten

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:44PM

Cancer survivor tackles school

Ballot concerns library backers

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:44PM

Oak Harbor Library supporters are concerned that their cause may be damaged by Washington’s most confusing primary election in years.

March on Coupeville

  • Sep 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:44PM

Volksmarchers head to Central Whidbey

Middle school mix up stirs WASL results

  • Sep 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:44PM

A change in the way the school district kept its attendance records last school year kept Oak Harbor Middle School from meeting its yearly testing standards.

City recalls Sept. 11 heroes

  • Sep 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:44PM

Library also offers remembrance

Rock house turns to art

  • Sep 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:44PM

What do you get when you combine reels of fishing line, 64 semi-transparent balloons, a couple hundred scraps of paper scribbled with lists, a rock house and one strolling musician? According to Betty Bastai, you get art.

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