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Construction cash flows into base

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

President OKs $14 million for NAS Whidbey projects

Regulations force bulkhead owners to plan

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

If Pat Loveless could give shoreline property owners one piece of advice about doing construction work on or near a bulkhead, his recommendation would have nothing to do with designing the structure or pouring the concrete. He would advise applying for a permit early.

Camano murder trial opens in Coupeville, may last until Dec. 4

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

The trial of a 57-year-old Camano Island woman accused of shooting her elderly housemate to death in 1997 started this week in Island County Superior Court.

No surprise in city school board race

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

By the looks of the county auditor’s preliminary counts from Tuesday’s election, there are no real surprises on the results on the Oak Harbor School Board elections.

County prepares to cut after I-747 passes

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

It’s belt tightening time for Island County government.

City sales tax worries eclipse impact from I-747

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

The impact of Initiative 747 on the city of Oak Harbor will be long-lasting and compounded each year, but the property tax limiting measure will have only a small effect in the short run, Oak Harbor Finance Director Doug Merriman said.

One man youth group hits Oak Harbor Council

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

The average age of the Oak Harbor City Council, which has historically been made up of people in their mature years, was lowered with the election of a single non-incumbent candidate.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov. 10

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Information for you to use.

County voters join throng in favor of I-747

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Island County voters joined their peers statewide in giving hearty approval to an initiative that will limit property tax increases to 1 percent annually.

Sacrifices remembered

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

“America will remain the land of the free only so long as it remains the home of the brave,” said Capt. Charles P. Martello, guest speaker at the Veteran’s Day Commemoration held Friday at Coupeville’s United Methodist Church.

Squadron delayed by terrorist attacks

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Life for a Whidbey Island-based squadron and their families got a whole lot sweeter on Friday.

Cats' swimmers grab four district wins

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

A speedy one-two punch led the way for the Oak Harbor girls swim team at the 4A District 1 meet last weekend.

ISLAND SCANNER Nov. 7 edition

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Read what calls have come into police

Man loses everything in boat blaze

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

A man lost all his possessions along with his boat to a fire that broke out Friday afternoon in Cornet Bay.

Burn ban kindles dispute

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

The wording of the burn ordinance adopted by the Island County Board of Commissioners only a few weeks back does not jibe with current state law, and needs to be changed. The question is: Changed to what?

Living with anthrax a reality in Washington, D.C.

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

As in all American communities, citizens of Oak Harbor and Coupeville harbor a deep fear that anthrax spores may appear in their midst, either through the mail or some more direct act of terrorism.

Two lose jobs in pesticide probe

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

After months of investigation by the the Environmental Protection Agency and a private investigator hired by Oak Harbor School District into the illegal dumping of the pesticide Dursban on school district property, two district employees no longer have their jobs.

Skateboard Park belongs to kids

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

The final stage of the North Whidbey Skate Park was officially opened Saturday, and now the facility belongs entirely to the kids.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov. 7 edition

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

News for you to use in our area

Judge's ruling affects Jolley trial proceedings

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

As referees of the law, judges often make decisions that are vital to the outcome of a case long before it even goes to trial.

Counselor guilty of indecent liberties

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

An Island County Superior Court jury on Monday found Glenn Jolley, a former counselor who had offices in Oak Harbor and Freeland, guilty of one count of indecent liberties.

$50 million in high school fixes eyed

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

The Oak Harbor School District Board of Directors will soon begin to decide how much to spend on the expansion and remodeling of the high school, and whether that expansion package will include a new sports facility on high school grounds. Costs could go as high as $50 million.

Judged by their looks

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

Life has been a little unusual in Oak Harbor for two businessmen, and it’s all due to what they look like.

Local election results waiting for absentee ballots to be tallied

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

With just 6,124 ballots counted in Island County late Tuesday night, most election contests are too close to call, but so far the incumbents in the various races seem to be making a strong showing.
It also looks like a lean fiscal times ahead for both local county and city governments, as the property tax limit initiative, I-747, passes handily.

ISLAND SCANNER, Nov. 3, 2001

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

Read a selection of calls made to local law enforcement.

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