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Eagles now gathering on the Skagit River

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:45PM

During the first official eagle count Dec. 5 along the Skagit River from Newhalem to SedroWoolley 152 eagle were seen.

Patients protest, but doctors still leaving

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:45PM

The likely departure of two Oak Harbor-based physicians due to a contract glitch compelled a handful of concerned citizens to air their grievances at a meeting of the Whidbey General Hospital District’s board of directors on Monday.

Oak Harbor School District attacks pests

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:45PM

New control plan puts poisons last

Summit Assistance Dogs

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:45PM

How to get in touch with the program

A different kind of puppy love

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:45PM

Kids, dogs train each other in Oak Harbor

NEWS BRIEFS Dec. 12, 2001

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

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Land value hikes shock some land owners

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

Land assessments double or triple what they were a year ago have sent some people scurrying to the Island County Assessor’s Office to complain.

Anglers face island closures

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

State proposes 3 marine preserves for Whidbey Island

Law & justice on the cutting board

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

One sheriff’s deputy and one deputy prosecuting attorney are among those likely to fall victim to Island County budget cuts.

Missionaries to Muslim, Hindu nations will speak Dec. 10, 13

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

Dr. Jeffrey S. Garden of Oak Harbor will answer questions about Islam and the Islamic world on Monday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m., at First Reformed Church in Oak Harbor. Rev. Darryl Rodman of Oak Harbor will speak on his experiences in India on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Oak Harbor.

See the birds, count the birds

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

Whidbey Audubon’s 15th Christmas Bird Count is set for Saturday, Dec. 15, no matter the weather. Groups will use all the daylight possible to count. People may even get out early to look and listen for owls.

Audubon Society birders count the wings around Whidbey

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

December may be the season for partridges in pear trees, but on Dec. 15 people will be scanning Whidbey’s skies, water and woods for all manner of birdlife.

NEWS BRIEFS Dec. 8, 2001

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

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Mayor's honeymoon with council ends

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

Plan to disband comprehensive plan task force has some in council up in arms

Movie filmed at Deception Pass

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

Filming of a new movie slowed traffic at Deception Pass Bridge on Wednesday.

Daddy's home

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:44PM

A happy homecoming would have been enough. But theirs was also an introduction like no other kind. When Derek Watson, a U.S. Navy Lieutenant, stepped off the P-3 aircraft on Monday, returning to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station after a 6-month-long deployment to Japan with Patrol Squadron 46, he was greeted by his family. The family had grown by one while he was away. For the first time, Watson met Madison Ann, his two-and-a-half month old daughter.

Order doughnuts, make Tots happy

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

Krispy Kreme doughnuts are coming to Oak Harbor for one day only on Thursday, Dec. 13. Navy Federal Credit Union employees will be transporting the doughnuts from Issaquah to Whidbey Island. To place an order call 240-0996 or go to Navy Federal, 275 SE Cabot Dr., Oak Harbor.

Two members quit Admirals Cove water board

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

Never a dull moment in Admirals Cove Water District, which witnessed on Friday the sudden resignation of two commissioners after a heated and often contentious election that involved, among other things, a special state audit of commissioners’ pay vouchers.

U.S. Navy remembers Pearl Harbor

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

A Whidbey Island Naval Air Station command will be honoring Pearl Harbor survivors on Friday, Dec. 7, at a poignant memorial service timed precisely to coincide with the moment the Japanese air attack began at the Hawaiian port 60 years ago.

Camano woman guilty of second degree murder

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

A jury found Linda Miley guilty of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter Friday in the 1997 shooting death of Camano Island resident Jack Pearson.

County orders cuts by Friday

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

Island County commissioners brought an unbalanced budget to the table at a public hearing on Monday, searching for drastic ways to make up for a $991,000 shortfall in current expense revenues for 2002.

Parade fun defies island's wintry weather

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

Neither rain nor cold nor gale winds could dampen the spirit of the hearty souls who assembled for the annual Greening of Coupeville Christmas parade, which wound its merry way along Main and Front streets Saturday evening with sirens going and bells a-jingle, Ho Ho Ho!

NEWS BRIEFS Dec. 5, 2001

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

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A real nutcracker

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

Taking a break for a snack.

Friends help survivor return to Pearl Harbor

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:43PM

The past 60 years have gone by in the blink of an eye for one Oak Harbor man, and he’s headed back to the place he was on a day he’ll never forget. Richard Skidmore, a 79-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor, didn’t think he’d be able to go to Hawaii for the 60th anniversary of the Japanese air attack that killed nearly 2,400 military personnel and civilians on Dec. 7, 1941. Then, some friends made sure he had the chance.

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