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Flight crews gear up

  • Jul 24, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:40PM

Flying an EA-6B Prowler aircraft involves much more than taking off and landing, according to Lt. Tre Costello, a Prowler pilot with VAQ-133, a squadron that’s leaving for Afghanistan this month.

From here to Afghanistan

  • Jul 24, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:40PM

War zone deployment requires tons of gear

Sheriff wants tighter fireworks show rules

  • Jul 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:40PM

Rockets may not glare red as often if Island County Sheriff Mike Hawley gets his way.

'Do nothing here' campaign still in questions

  • Jul 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:40PM

Oak Harbor may halve its support

Burglaries, assualt trend worries chief

  • Jul 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

On the bright side, traffic accidents decline

Ahoy to Race Week

  • Jul 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

After 22 years, Whidbey Island Race Week has become one of the premier regattas in the world.

Krueger Farm headed for fall ballot

  • Jul 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

Port will sponsor election measure

Lighthouse may travel statewide

  • Jul 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

People all over the state, including folks who live in landlocked Yakima, Oroville and Walla Walla, could have lighthouses of their own by 2006 — if volunteers can gather enough signatures by mid-August to send to the Department of Licensing.

Sailor's brother killed in Iraq

  • Jul 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

Community raises funds for family travel

Milk truck stops council

  • Jul 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

Traffic on Highway 20 slowed to a crawl Tuesday afternoon when a milk truck driver lost control and his vehicle blocked both lanes of the road near Deception Pass Bridge, which in turn interrupted some civic business on Whidbey Island.

Future levies, school bonds discussed

  • Jul 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

School board, city council meet

Neptune memorial makes progress

  • Jul 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

The five-man group trying to get the city of Oak Harbor to accept a gift of a P2V Neptune memorial in a Pioneer Way pocket park made an unexpected baby-step forward Monday.

MATSG 53 holds change of command

  • Jul 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

Marine Corps Col. James D. Nichols will relieve Col. Steven M. Keim Friday, July 16, at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, as commanding officer of Marine Aviation Training Support Group 53.

No more 'critical access' status at Whidbey General

  • Jul 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

Need for more beds trumps need for more money

State sets experimental no-spray zone

  • Jul 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

In a move designed to please even the most finnicky of deer, the Washington State Department of Transportation began a pilot program designed to reduce the amount of herbicides used on roadways.

Boundary cuts Peoples from race

  • Jul 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

McDowell unopposed

Neptune memorial still stalled

  • Jul 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

Emotions erupt at council meeting

Dealers sell council on zone change

  • Jul 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:39PM

It appears that dealers in Oak Harbor have sold their argument to City Council members.

CSI: Whidbey Island

  • Jul 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:38PM

Cops often depend on low-tech sleuthing, but high-tech options grow

Pup's plea for 'mom' doesn't mean humans

  • Jul 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:38PM

With shiny blue-green eyes peering over a rock, the harbor seal pup blurts out what sounds like a long, whiny call of “mom.”

Weekend safe, sane for islanders

  • Jul 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:38PM

No major fires or injuries reported

Whidbey marches for Fourth of July

  • Jul 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:38PM

Perfect weekend, except no music

Road work creates safer highway

  • Jul 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:38PM

Motorists on Highway 20 north of Oak Harbor are asked to be patient during a long construction period that will pay off in a significantly safer driving experience in the future.

Fun on the Fourth of July

  • Jul 2, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:38PM

Extra money promotes primary

  • Jul 2, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:38PM

The change from a blanket primary to the newly chosen Montana Primary became a bit easier for Island County.

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