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Expanding senior center reconsidered

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

Many of Oak Harbor’s older folks play bingo and pinochle, exercise, make crafts, plan trips, polish rocks and engage in all kinds of other activities in one of the most crowded senior centers in the Northwest.

Companies continue to eye Oak Harbor

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

In a positive sign for Oak Harbor economy, businesses small and large continue to express interest in moving into the city.

Friends of Krueger Farm celebrate effort

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

Three months of hard work looks to have paid off as Friends of Krueger Farm cleared its first hurdle to purchase a 33-acre parcel of land on the western edge of Coupeville.

Cold bursts pipe at police station

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

When long-time Wichita, Kan., resident Steve Almon took over as Oak Harbor police chief two years ago he thought he’d left freezing winters and broken water pipes behind. He was wrong.

For whom the bell tolls

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

San de Fuca pranksters come clean after 70 years

Latest Eyman effort worries officials

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Tim Eyman is back to haunt the dreams of local elected officials.

Treasurer's office gets clean bill of health

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

For years the Washington State Auditor’s Office found that the Island County Treasurer’s Office had not kept a good handle on taxpayer money.

Snow's more fun than troublesome on island

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Despite near-blizzard conditions and a seven-inch blanket of snow on North Whidbey, firefighters and law enforcement officials were pleasantly surprised that the weather caused few problems Tuesday.

Locke pledges funds for bases

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Island County would get money, expertise

Rotary goes to bat for school sports

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Group offers to raise funds for athletic complex at high school

Ortho doc opens island practice

  • Jan 3, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Doctor recruitment effort pays off

Strip off holiday pounds

  • Jan 3, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Exercise business opens today

Shoreline program created

  • Jan 3, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Stewardship areas add protection, not new restrictions

History goes to ground

  • Jan 3, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Oaks planted on Smith Prairie

State park fees, year one

  • Jan 3, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

State 30 percent shy of projected revenues

City wins lawsuit over sewer lift upgrade

  • Dec 31, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

A United States District Court judge recently dismissed a lawsuit against the city of Oak Harbor in a summary judgement decision, effectively ending a long-standing dispute over a sewer lift station.

Ferry food service gets brief reprieve

  • Dec 31, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Tuesday Lorriane Stromberg pondered her future, as Washington State Ferries and Maryland-based food vendor Sodexho worked to reach an agreement to extend services into the New Year.

Mad cow threat may hurt local farmers

  • Dec 31, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Stores report little concern

Krueger Farm deadline nears

  • Dec 30, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Group $50,000 short of goal

2003: Year in review

  • Dec 31, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:16PM

A look back in time

New species spotted

  • Dec 31, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:16PM

Northern mockingbird heads north for winter

Base closure criteria announced

  • Dec 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:16PM

The Department of Defense yesterday released the guidelines by which it will make decisions on base realignment and closure in 2005.

Many still far from home

  • Dec 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:16PM

Many local families will be spending Christmas minus a father, mother, brother, sister or loved one still serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Home for the holidays

  • Dec 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:16PM

Respite from one of Iraq’s hottest spots

Council renews Yacht Club lease

  • Dec 27, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:16PM

Despite the objections of one vocal councilman, Oak Harbor Yacht Club recently obtained a 20-year contract with the city of Oak Harbor to lease a valuable piece waterfront land for $2,575 a year.

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