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EDITOR'S COLUMN Love typos? Read your television

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

A lot of people enjoy looking in the local newspaper for typographical errors, and I can’t blame them.

Students develop Web site for high school

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Oak Harbor High School has a cool Web site, thanks to the efforts of a handful of students and staff.

Camano killer sentenced to 21 years in prison

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

The 58-year-old Camano Island woman convicted of murdering her housemate by hitting him over the head and then shooting him five times in 1997 was sentenced in Island County Superior Court Tuesday.

NEWS BRIEFS Jan. 23, 2002

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Whidbey pilot recovering, wife still running

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

A well-known Whidbey Island helicopter pilot is recovering so well from serious injuries that his wife will likely continue her run for Congress.

Burglary string ends with four arrests

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Old Town Mall alarm gives police the break they need

Year of the Rat

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

They come into your house without permission. They eat your food, poop in your cupboards and spread diseases.

Voters decide schools' future in Coupeville

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

The Coupeville School District is bringing another 4-year funding levy to the ballot in February, and educators are hoping to get the same vote of confidence they received from residents the first time around.

Store stocks punk, not apologies

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Rancid. Misfits. Minor Threat. Fear.

Defense doubts police credibility in murder case.

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

During closing arguments Thursday, attorney Susan Gaer questioned the credibility of Oak Harbor Police detectives and deflected suspicion to try to punch holes in the prosecutor’s case against a 22-year-old Oak Harbor man accused of killing an infant on Christmas day of 2000.

Coupeville council to hike mayor's pay

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

New salary based on half-time position

Don't get burned by new fire regulations

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

Fire Warden Fred Wefer views his duties as educational rather than punitive, and part of his job is to teach Island County residents about the new laws governing outdoor burning.

NEWS BRIEFS

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

Information for you to use

Thunder on the Rock

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

Air show returns with Thunderbirds August 18

Celebrating Martin Luther King

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

Every year New Unity Fellowship members manage to squeeze a few extra chairs into their small church to accommodate the crowd that helps them celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Home from Enduring Freedom

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

The EA-6B Prowler squadron that flew the first radar and communication jamming operations during the first airstrikes of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, returned home to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Friday.

Black takes command

  • Jan 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

Capt. Stephen P. Black took official command of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Friday, in a formal change of command ceremony held on base.

Flushing pipes turns Coupeville's water red

  • Jan 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

No, the reddish-pink liquid that poured from kitchen spigots on New Year’s Eve was not a sign of the coming Apocalypse, though it was scary enough to spur a handful of Coupeville residents to dial 911 in a panic.

Youthful offender may leave this Friday

  • Jan 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:50PM

Nicholas Stroeder, a 13-year-old Level 3 sex offender, probably won’t be returning to the Child and Family Services building north of Oak Harbor.

Chamber makes lodging tax haul

  • Jan 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:50PM

The Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce scored big on the city’s 2 percent lodging tax hand-out this year, netting $65,000 during the city council meeting last Tuesday.

Board explores remodel options

  • Jan 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:50PM

The Oak Harbor School District Board of Directors decided at its regular meeting Monday night to explore three options that involve either remodeling the high school or building a new one.

Area legislators differ on gas tax

  • Jan 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:50PM

Conflicting opinions on a gas tax increase were evident Saturday in Oak Harbor when the 10th District’s delegation to Olympia met the public in a session sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

Plan amended 7 times

  • Jan 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:50PM

Schools, Au Sable, mobile homes, among targets

Residents express ire at sex offender meeting

  • Jan 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:50PM

New chief hails from Oklahoma

  • Jan 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:50PM

Oak Harbor finds a top cop

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