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State Senate passes orca bill

  • Apr 9, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

The elementary students have been lobbying state legislators to convince them to have the orca designated Washington’s official marine mammal.

Deception Pass Bridge work continues

  • Apr 9, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

Dangling in mid air 180 feet above the torrid waters of Deception Pass, the two people below are calm, cool and collected.

Dearborn goes on the attack

  • Apr 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

Environmentalists be warned. That was the message Seattle-based Lawyer Keith Dearborn delivered Wednesday at an open house in Bayview about wetlands sciences.

Volcanic vision awarded

  • Apr 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

Inspired by the recent eruptions of Mount St. Helens, two 11-year-old girls with eyes on the future have been thinking about the best way to warn residents.

Killer’s sentencing rescheduled

  • Apr 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

Island County prosecutors are working hard to keep a convicted child killer in prison.

Schools removes contaminated faucets

  • Apr 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

The water from the hundreds of faucets were tested in the Oak Harbor School District, 17 were found to have high lead levels.

Coupeville grad killed in accident

  • Apr 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

A well-known graduate of Coupeville high school, the former MVP of the football team, was killed in a car accident late Wednesday night.

Two more threats at elementary school

  • Apr 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

Sixth bomb threats this year at Hillcrest

Students meet new head teacher

  • Apr 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:08PM

Walking between the student’s desks and stopping to chat with them one-at-a-time, Dan Nickolatas, the school’s future principal and head teacher, observes the student’s work as he familiarizes himself with each of them.

Critical areas team expands

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

The cast and crew of Island County’s critical areas update grew this week as three biologists were hired to conduct peer reviews.

Baby killer likely to go free

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

Tuesday afternoon, Island County Superior Court Judge Vickie Churchill reluctantly imposed a first-degree manslaughter verdict on 45-year-old James Alexander and rescinded a more serious charge of homicide by abuse.

Car crashes through office

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

When an unmanned vehicle causes damage, it is usually military technology doing its duty. But while a 1998 Dodge Dakota punctured the Oak Harbor Internal Medicine’s wall on March 22, Uncle Sam isn’t going to claim credit.

Parks accepts easement transfer

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

The 325-acre woods will remain a prominent feature of the area for years to come as The Nature Conservancy transferred an easement to the National Park Service that operates the 17,000-acre reserve.

Youth groups combat drugs

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

Eighth graders in Island County are more likely to use meth, crack/cocaine or inhalants than their peers across the state.

Olympic View gets new principal

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

Superintendent Rick Schulte said he was impressed with Oehring’s experience.

Man pleads guilty to assault

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

Prosecutors and the lawyer for a 33-year-old Oak Harbor man accused of choking his wife reached a plea agreement just before the trial was set to begin.

School district to cut $1 million

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

As Oak Harbor School District officials prepare their 2005-2006 budget, they estimate approximately $1 million worth of reductions need to be made.

Emergency response standardized

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

The guide for handling emergency situations must be adopted by the end of 2005 or emergency services will lose their ability to receive federal funds.

North county road project delayed

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

State officials have announced that the road construction project near Deception Pass will likely be delayed until next spring.

Clover Valley baseball fields get an upgrade

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

Babe Ruth may soon host tournaments

Repairs in store for Coupeville Wharf

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

After examining them, he discovered several thousand dollars are needed to repair the Coupeville Wharf.

Board weighs new pool option

  • Mar 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

“We are going to try to see if we can open up a weight room to the public,” said Craig Carlson, park director, at the March 15 meeting of the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District board.

New hospital facility opens its doors

  • Mar 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

The first patients arrived Monday at the new Whidbey General North facility at 1300 Goldie Road.

Gun fired as man serves papers

  • Mar 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

A 55-year-old Freeland man living on Sandpaper Road fired a 9 mm pistol in the vicinity of a man attempting to serve him papers, according to an Island County Sheriff’s Office report.

New high school has wings

  • Mar 23, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:07PM

Public concerned about traffic

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