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A Whale of a Mess

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:30PM

"Whidbey Island Congressman Jack Metcalf is stuck with large smelly carcass that washed up last weekend, right in his front yard. Now the question becomes, who will get rid of it?"

Top Care: Oak Harbor physician assistant's caring ways draw statewide praise

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:30PM

"After the numbness of Vietnam, Dick Gerlach set out to help"

Oak Harbor ratepayers may get relief

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:30PM

"State bills would cut into last year's 7 percent increase in sewer, water bills"

County says more rural houses are OK

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:30PM

"Commissioners vote again to try one-home-per-five-acres plan, despite state board's past objections"

Creating a Catalog of the Past

  • Apr 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:30PM

UW graduate student bring order to the Island County Historical Museum's odd historical collection(Photo: Jim Whitney and Erica Varga with a collection of antique dolls)

Suicide threate sparks standoff

  • Apr 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:30PM

Same man blamed for inciting similar incident in January

Sex offender's request to get off registry is denied

  • Apr 5, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:30PM

Judge tells convicted offender he must continue to register with police

Second suit filed against therapist

  • Apr 5, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:30PM

"Former client sues Oak Harbor psychologist Steve Talmadge, claiming he had sex with her"

"More jet noise here, less there"

  • Apr 5, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

Runway repairs at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station will funnel more jet traffic over some island areas

Could hovercraft become new island ferry fleet?

  • Apr 5, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

Nonprofit group says boat service could become a reality

PROTECTED

  • Apr 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Thanks to a private buyer and the non-profit Nature Conservancy, huge tracts of Ebney's Prairie are saved from development by the largest purchases in the history of the Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.(In the photo above, Jenne Farm buyers Fran Einterz and his wife, Joyce Peterson, stand on the historic farm they hope to preserve.)"

PROTECTED: Jenne Farm purchase was a nail-biter

  • Apr 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Einterz, Peterson put their personal finances on the line to preserve key farmland for all, but not before it was threatened with the potential of a housing development"

Bus system asks for tax dollars

  • Apr 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

"School tax, bus tax will ride on the same May 16 ballot"

No forms?

  • Apr 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Census Bureau says all will be counted, forms or not"

Model Citizens

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Two Whidbey teens hope to take off on the runways of high fashion, despite the uncertainty of a business that's full of stiff competition, rejection and potential pitfalls"

Oak Harbor schools agree to buy Alaska Federal Credit Union building

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Credit union will build new branch over landmark Kow Korner and Hole-bit Tak Rak business sites after school district moves into its old 28,000-square-foot customer service center on Highway 20 and Oak Harbor Road."

"State calls ideas for Freeland, Clinton too big"

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

Urban Growth Areas may be next step for island towns

On the HOMEFRONT

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

"In thousands of Whidbey families, Navy wives quickly learn how to run households, manage budgets and care for kids, cars and houses - in months long bursts, over and over again. Here's the story of three women,married to three crewmen who flew home this week with a Whidbey Naval Air Station squadron after three months at sea"

She's a Beautiful Baby

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

"With lots of love, little Bailie Carroll beams from the inside while doctors work to repair her cleft palate."

Grey whale sighted in Penn Cove

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

Watchers hope 1999 die-off isn't repeated this year

County: Douse those lights

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

New rules declare war on bright outdoor lights and signs

Signs & Lights: Here's the new law

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

A look at some of the key points in Island County's newest attempt to keep a rural feel

Town law tries to put cork in pooch poop buildup

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

Owners could face fines if they let doggie sausages lay around

Coupeville plant plugs drinking water waste

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Sewer plant fix will save 16,000 gallons a day in town with tight water supplies"

Hospital considers bond issue for this fall

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

Whidbey General Hospital may ask taxpayers to keep paying special property taxes for bonds that would help expand its building

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