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More money up in smoke

  • Jan 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:49PM

Big new cigarette tax in effect

Black takes charge on fifth tour

  • Jan 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:49PM

Capt. Steve Black is temporarily settled at NAS Whidbey in a small, borrowed office down the hall from the office of the current commanding officer, Capt. Larry Salter.

Change of command

  • Jan 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:49PM

January 11, 2002 will mark a beginning and an end for Capt. Larry Salter.

Heroic pilot becomes a celebrity

  • Dec 29, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:49PM

U.S. Navy Lt. Shane Osborn may have had the worst-case scenario racing through his mind as he struggled to regain control of his crippled aircraft. His immediate mission was to save his crew of 23 and the large reconnaissance plane.

NEWS BRIEFS Dec. 29, 2001

  • Dec 29, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:49PM

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More islanders looking for work

  • Dec 29, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:49PM

Island County’s unemployment rate has been going up along with the state-wide rate.

Prosecutor cuts back on prosecutions

  • Dec 29, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

Island County Animal Control Officer Carol Barnes says she will continue to fulfill her obligations to animals and public safety, despite a recent letter from Chief Prosecutor Greg Banks claiming that his office will no longer prosecute some animal control violations.

2001: Unforgettable

  • Dec 29, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

Whidbey 24, Sept. 11, war, and peace It was a year that will not be forgotten.

Bird Count numbers lower

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

For 56 dedicated birders, Dec. 19 was a day of fierce wind and few birds.

A new sense of direction found behind the wheel

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

As taxi driver turns the wheel, he turns his life around.

Oak Harbor man pleads guilty in armed robbery

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

One of the two men allegedly involved in an armed robbery of Market Place Food and Drug in Oak Harbor last week has already pleaded guilty to a robbery charge, while the other got his bail reduced.

Murder trial set to start Jan. 8

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

A 21-year-old Navy petty officer accused of murdering an infant at his Oak Harbor home a year ago will go on trial Jan 8.

Comprehensive plan task force wins reprieve

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

The Oak Harbor City Council settled with a compromise in the unusually contentious and confused dispute over whether or not to dissolve the 15-member comprehensive plan task force.

NEWS BRIEFS Dec. 26, 2001

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

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New school board leaders discuss future goals, money

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

A new president and vice president will head the board of directors of the Coupeville School District the coming year, as is the custom.

Gravel mine gets rocky reception

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

A proposal for a gravel mining operation has stirred controversy in the Dugualla Bay Heights area north of Oak Harbor.

How big is Big Rock?

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

Coupeville’s Big Rock is described by geologists as a “glacial erratic.” Such rocks were scattered hither and yon by the glacier that covered these parts more than 10,000 years ago.

Town frets over losing view of Big Rock

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

Coupeville development project would hide beloved chunk of granite.

Sex offender moves to Monroe Landing area

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Sheriff holds informational meeting Dec. 27

Holiday charities do well, buck national trend

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Apparently, Grinches are few and far between on Whidbey Island.

City declares financial emergency

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

The Oak Harbor City Council declared a state of financial emergency for the year 2002.

Oak Harbor raises taxes, fees in town

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Life just got a little more expensive in Oak Harbor.

NEWS BRIEFS Dec. 22, 2001

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

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Accident claims Oak Harbor man

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

A 63-year-old Oak Harbor man was killed in a head-on accident on Highway 20 in Skagit County Tuesday night, the State Patrol reported.

Robbery suspect nabbed by customers

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Customers at Market Place Food and Drug helped catch a masked robber who jumped over a counter and forced a clerk to give him cash at knifepoint on Monday.

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