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Fire district race cut to two

  • Aug 27, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

North Whidbey residents who live outside of the Oak Harbor city limits won’t be receiving an absentee ballot for the Sept. 16 primary election.

Oak Harbor braces for base fight

  • Aug 27, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is not on the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure list, because there is no such list. At least not yet. But it’s not too soon to get ready to keep off the list.

Auditor challenges Larsen

  • Aug 23, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Island County Auditor Suzanne Sinclair is running for office, but don’t expect her name on this fall’s ballot. She has her sights set on November 2004 when she will take on U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, the Second District congressman from Arlington.

Boost economy, keep Navy

  • Aug 23, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Developing Oak Harbor’s economy goes hand-in-hand with keeping Whidbey Island Naval Air Station off the base closure list in 2005, Mayor Patty Cohen told a Chamber of Commerce audience Thursday.

Recall legal fee lid rejected

  • Aug 23, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

The recent atmosphere of grouchiness continued at the North Whidbey Park and Recreation meeting Tuesday night.

Issue divides Episcopalian

  • Aug 24, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Oak Harbor has gone public in its opposition to the election of a sexually active gay bishop at the General Convention of the Episcopal Church earlier this month in Minneapolis.

Man protests car buying experience

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Any business owner’s worst public relations nightmare hit Frontier Chevrolet-Pontiac Saturday when a disgruntled customer started picketing on the sidewalk in front of the Oak Harbor car store.

Picketers greet alumni

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Seattle Pacific University alumni descended upon Casey Conference Center for an alumni weekend that was a tribute to C.S. Lewis. What they didn’t expect was protesters.

Budget extension allows more school spending

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

The Oak Harbor School Board voted to approve extending the 2002-2003 budget to fund several projects with part of the $617,000 federal Impact Aid payment the district received at the end of July.

Town buys farmers market land

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Dozens of people flock to Coupeville Farmers Market every Saturday to buy locally-grown produce and hand-made arts and crafts. But produce isn’t the only thing that recently changed hands — the town of Coupeville purchased the land the farmers market sits on.

Judge allows recall to advance

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Park and Rec commissioners plan to appeal

Coupeville schools graded in study and survey

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Bond would fund high school improvements

Carnival accident kills man at fair

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

For more than an hour Saturday afternoon Island County Fair fell silent, after the co-owner of the fair’s carnival died when struck by one of his own rides.

SBX heads to Alaska, not Everett

  • Aug 16, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

Islanders celebrate decision

Port. farm begin lease discussions

  • Aug 16, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

Big state grant at stake

'Attention Wal-Mart shoppers'

  • Aug 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

Back-to-school shoppers evacuated

Coupeville School District registration information

  • Aug 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

Oak Harbor School District registration information

  • Aug 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

Penn Cove orca roundup recalled

  • Aug 13, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

More than 70 people gathered on the shores of Penn Cove Friday evening for Orca Network’s annual commemoration of the 1970 Penn Cove orca capture in which “Lolita” was taken.

Murder suspect has Whidbey ties

  • Aug 13, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

A Pacific County man accused, along with his wife, of murdering three people and disposing their bodies near the couple’s Raymond home has ties to Oak Harbor.

Library levy would help sooner

  • Aug 13, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:00PM

Sno-Isle Library System administrators thought they would have to wait until 2005 before seeing any library cuts restored by a November 2003 levy, but they are happy to report they were wrong.

Felony charges dismissed

  • Aug 13, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:00PM

A 27-year-old Oak Harbor man who was facing six felony charges in what was one of the most serious Island County cases of the year recently pleaded guilty to just two gross misdemeanor counts.

Ferry system awash in security issues

  • Aug 13, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:00PM

A busload of elected and appointed officials made a stop at the Keystone ferry dock Monday morning during a two-day tour of the state’s ferry system.

Sickly sewer

  • Aug 13, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:00PM

Workers entrenched in repair

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