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Assessor faces recall petition

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

Former county assessor Roy Compton submitted a letter calling for current Assessor Tom Baenen’s recall.

Artwalk your way downtown

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

Holland Happeners should take notice of the pieces of art in store windows on Pioneer Way.

National Day of Prayer: Freedoms observed

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

Webster’s Dictionary defines “prayer” as an sincere request, thanksgiving and confession.

Speed hump slows traffic on Ely Street

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

An experimental “speed hump” is slowing traffic along one of Oak Harbor’s busier side streets.

Island Transit offers vehiclaes to charity

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

Local charities will have a chance to get some cheap transportation in the next couple of weeks through Island Transit’s surplus vehicle sale.

Textor resigns as Coupeville principal

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

The Coupeville School District is losing someone who spent the past 25 years filling a variety of roles, ranging from teacher to principal.

Park land vote demanded

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:12PM

The son of a late Oak Harbor councilman pointed out a potential wrinkle with the new downtown and waterfront revitalization plan created by tourism consultant Roger Brooks.

Legislature boosts local schools

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:12PM

School employees will receive raises and class sizes will diminish as a result of extra funding approved Sunday by the Washington State Legislature.

Holland Happening

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:12PM

The carnival rolls into town this week to bring lights and excitement that kick off Oak Harbor’s annual Holland Happening celebration.

Fake fifties lead to arrest

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:11PM

A 25-year-old Oak Harbor man gao caught using counterfeit $50 bills to buy alcohol at a downtown bar, according to police reports.

Firearms charges filed

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:11PM

Police were recently able to apprehend a 24-year-old Oak Harbor man, a convicted domestic abuser, who illegally possessed five guns, court documents state.

Baby not kidnapped, but charges filed

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:11PM

What originally was reported as a kidnapping at Acorn Motel in Oak Harbor turned out to be a domestic assault incident, according to court documents.

City Council maneuvers for increase in salaries

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:11PM

Oak Harbor council members are trying to figure out how to raise their salaries without raising any eyebrows in the community.

County seeks wetland interns

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:11PM

On April 18, the Board of Island County Commissioners approved hiring four interns to assist the county in its update of the Critical Areas Ordinance.

WSU Extension fund raising going well

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:11PM

Thanks to help from an anonymous, private donor, the county’s WSU Extension program has already exceeded its budgeted fund raising goal.

Some homeschoolers balk at WASLs

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:11PM

While hundreds of fourth, seventh and tenth grade students are taking the WASL this week, some homeschooling parents won’t let their kids participate in the state standardized test and question its usefulness.

Accused’s story doesn’t hold up

  • Apr 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:11PM

Jazon Salter wrote in a sworn statement that the unknown gunman and other shadowysuspects drove them to a dirt road, beat them with baseball bats and then dropped them off at home.

Roundabouts for all

  • Apr 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:10PM

Open house shows the future of city’s highway

WEAN gets all the blame from county

  • Apr 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:10PM

WEAN has long been a thorn in the county’s side, causing the overturn of several land-use and planning issues.

Farming takes a hit

  • Apr 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:10PM

Court decision seen as threat to farmers, gardeners

Home Depot opens Thursday

  • Apr 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:10PM

Local merchants aren’t worried

Money still up for grabs

  • Apr 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:10PM

Members of Island County’s Council of Governments, commonly called COG, are a little closer to handing out some economic development cash that’s been languishing in a bank account for about three years.

Money still up for grabs

  • Apr 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:10PM

Members of Island County’s Council of Governments, commonly called COG, are a little closer to handing out some economic development cash that’s been languishing in a bank account for about three years.

Studies continue on dead whale

  • Apr 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:10PM

A dead gray whale that washed up April 18 near Sandy Point south of Langley was emaciated and had evidence of blunt force trauma, possibly from a vessel, on one side.

City water thief pays $5 for crime

  • Apr 20, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:10PM

He was busted. And he realized he could be in some serious trouble from the impressive show of force.

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