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War stories: Oak Harbor grads involved in Iraq war

  • Mar 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

Like many people, Ellen Statia is glued to her TV as “Operation Iraqi Freedom” unfolds on every station. But she is watching for one particular, personal reason: her son, Lt. Harry Statia, Oak Harbor class of 1983, is a catapult operator on the USS Abraham Lincoln. The carrier has a large contingent of media, and any time the camera pans the deck as jets take off, she might see her son.

War stories: Navy wives show support

  • Mar 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

It didn’t take Whidbey Island’s military supporters long to get organized after war broke out in Iraq Wednesday night. By Friday noon, there was a demonstration taking place in Oak Harbor.

School zone coming to Heller Road

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

Other areas under study

Conservation projects vie for funds

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

A process is under way to decide which conservation projects in Island County get funded this year.

Dump your junk for free

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

Spring cleaning time is at hand.

Big Rock gets company in Coupeville

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

It looks like the plans to relocate an espresso stand in front of Coupeville’s Big Rock landmark will move forward — at least for now.

'Let's Do It'

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

School bond returns in May

Islanders prepare for war

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Many support President Bush with war near

Will the school board try again

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Monday meeting to mull over high school bond loss

Business takes temps

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Oak Harbor now has a place where you can find a job or an employee, almost instantly.

Sheriff: Fence them in or else

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Neighbors talk about animals

Captain relieved of his command

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Capt. Charles Martello, the commander of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 10, was abruptly relieved of his command March 13 following proceedings in San Diego that determined that he had falsified an official government document and displayed conduct that was unbecoming an officer.

Waiting is Hell too

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

How families cope with deployment

Court-martial sends man to prison

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

A chief petty officer (E-7) stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison last week.

School bond flunks

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

A sad group of school bond supporters conceded defeat Tuesday night as voters rejected the $45 million high school remodel bond measure.

City, artists discuss tree's remains

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

A ground swell of public comments about what to do with the post office oak tree after it’s cut down has both opened up possibilities and complicated things, Oak Harbor Mayor Patty Cohen said last week.

Larsen talks Impact Aid, impending war

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Several members of Oak Harbor School Board, Superintendent Rick Schulte and school staff met with U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen Monday to discuss Impact Aid. At least, that was the scheduled topic. In one hour out of Larsen’s busy schedule the conversation ranged from the proposed cuts to Impact Aid to the growing stress that is showing up in area schools as students wait for war.

County eyes Camano beach property

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Whidbey projects still in the running

Midnight drama at Deception Pass

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:41PM

Police talk man out of jumping

Where's the utility tax?

  • Mar 8, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:41PM

Not on the city's agenda as expected

New rentals rare in Coupeville

  • Mar 8, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:41PM

Cottages aimed at older folks

Keep off the grass

  • Mar 8, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:41PM

Junked cars may need new rusting places

Flyers feel less welcome overseas

  • Mar 8, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:41PM

Scorpions back from Iraq, Afghanistan

How will they vote?

  • Mar 8, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:41PM

School bond campaign in final days

School bands team up for jazz night

  • Mar 5, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:41PM

Multi-school concert celebrates music, generates scholarships

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