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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.

Oak Harbor School District Web site redesigned

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

Parents will now have one place to find a wealth of information about the Oak Harbor School District. 

City hires youth service coordinator

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

Since January of 2004, the Oak Harbor City Council had discussed the possibility of providing the city with a youth services coordinator.

Clearing underway for community softball field

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

As students at North Whidbey Middle School run around the track, they may have noticed two large machines clearing land next to their school last week.

Homeland Security funds link county responders

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

It’s not chainsaws the deputy director of Island County’s Department of Emergency Services spins above his head.

Vacationers hit by burglars

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

Sheriff advises preventive measures

Recall court date set

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

The petition to recall the Island County Auditor is moving forward.

Database to screen voters better

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Island County will soon switch to a voter registration database that will allow for a statewide system that will catch dead people and others who cannot legally vote.

Hope floats, kids swim

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Special-needs swimmers dive in

Auditor warns of interest conflict

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Henninger sees issue differently

Windjammers work on plan

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

The committee tasked with implementing Roger Brooks’ $32-million tourism plan for Oak Harbor’s got started last week, though some council members are anxious to get the ball rolling a little faster.

Greenhouse program sprouts at high school

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Students at Oak Harbor High School are nurturing their green thumbs and their building skills at the same time.

Hospital, county work out deal

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

Island County has a problem. So does Whidbey General Hospital. One has the solution to the other’s, and now they have to meet in the middle.

Harmless bees close two fields

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

Concern about student fears

Citizens answer call to prayer

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

The nation recognized its 54th National Day of Prayer

Park District fixes audit problems

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

The director of the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District is working to fix two problems outlined in an audit report.

Baenen hires a lawyer

  • May 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

With a court date to determine if the recall of the Island County Assessor can proceed fast approaching, the Board of Island County Commissioners voted Monday to allow an outside lawyer to be hired.

Felons voted in Island County

  • May 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

Five Island County residents who are alleged felons reportedly cast votes in the November elections.

Island Grill eyed as park headquarters

  • May 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

Deception Pass State Park rangers will soon have room to stretch their legs while working when the purchase of a new administration building is finalized.

Elaine’s death results in manslaughter plea

  • May 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

James Sanders sobbed, and many in the courtroom wept with him, as he apologized for what he called “an unforgivable and horrible mistake” which led to the death of his Oak Harbor High School friend, 15-year-old Elaine Amanda Sepulveda.

New principal named

  • May 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

After spending the past 25 years in America’s last frontier, a new principal is coming to town.

School district gets a boost

  • May 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

Coupeville School District officials have spent the past several months glumly whittling away at the cost of constructing of a new high school.

‘Tree commies’ shirts chop at WEAN

  • May 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:13PM

Green T-shirts with “WEAN the tree commies” are sprouting up on Whidbey Island.

Oak Harbor deals with enrollment decline

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

Oak Harbor School District is dealing with a projected revenue reduction due to an enrollment decline for the next school year.

Agricultural areas threatened

  • Apr 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:12PM

An environmental group is seeking to eliminate the exemption offered to agricultural lands from the county’s critical areas ordinance.

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