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Judge dismisses assessor recall effort

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

An Island County Superior Court judge threw out all 12 of the allegations against Island County Assessor Tom Baenen because of their lack of legal and factual sufficiency.

District wants its lawyer back

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

A lawyer chased away by one commissioner is being asked to come back to work by the rest of the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District board.

We herd you’re back

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Alpacas return to Greenbank Farm

Exotic animal ban stirs up crowd

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Seven people spoke, in some cases passionately, against a proposed exotic animal ordinance that would have made it a crime for residents to keep anything from baboons with red butts to grizzly bears in their homes.

Coupeville shuffles school administrators

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

For the past five years, Glenda Merwine has been principal at Coupeville Elementary School. However, she will change job positions this summer and become the new director of student learning for Coupeville School District.

Land transfer preserves forest

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Deep in the woods, somewhere near Strawberry Point, a piece of land covered with trees provides respite for eagles, osprey and other birds. But most people will never see it.

Star Wars fans queue up

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Space — something there wasn’t a lot of in the crowded Oak Harbor Plaza Cinema for the premiere showing of Star Wars “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.”

Port deals with extra costs

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Port of Coupeville officials are dealing with higher expenses that will delay the scheduled painting of a Greenbank Farm barn.

Candidates ponder elections

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

While the general election is nearly six months away, candidates are already beginning to consider throwing their hats — or keeping their hats — in the ring so that they can help shape the future of the area.

Stream buffers safe for now in county

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

The law would require all type-4 and type-5 streams to have a 50-foot buffer. This could affect farming and other activities inside the buffer area.

Good intentions, bad results

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Several siblings have found a temporary home after having their small world pulled apart by kidnappers — or ducknappers.

Highways become Whidbey Scenic Isle Way

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Plan shows how to protect corridor

Future of NAS Whidbey bright, prosperous

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Congressman Rick Larsen visited Oak Harbor Saturday to underscore the base’s solid position as the military realigns its facilities.

Oak Harbor finds special ed director

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Veteran comes out of retirement

WEAN files suit against county

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Whidbey Environmental Action Network filed a lawsuit alleging that Island County has violated the state’s Public Disclosure Act.

City Council ponders exotic aniamal ban

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Fireworks also could be outlawed

Island County revises trail plan

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

On Monday, Island County hired an outside consultant to develop a new plan that will guide the county in creating and maintaining its extensive trail system.

Our Base is Safe

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Some jobs added, in fact

Man threatens to set mother on fire

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

No arrests, just a dispute

Coupeville to name special ed director

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Harada leaves after 21 years

Stream buffer hearing Monday

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Is there a drainage ditch on your property?

Dog-bite incidents worry animal control

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Dog owners advised to obey leash law

Water Festival makes a splash

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Indian canoe races revival continues

Gov plugs Whidbey base

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

BRAC list announcement expected Friday

Sibling rivalry damages Porsche

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

A 60-year-old man apparently stole a Porsche from his brother, according to documents filed in Island County Superior Court.

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