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County can dial satellite in disaster

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

With a boost from the federal government, Island County Health Department will be able to reach out and touch someone in the event of a large-scale disaster.

Memorial Stadium awaits games

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

As maintenance workers prepare Memorial Stadium for another football season, Oak Harbor School District officials monday got an idea of what it will take to improve the facility.

District hires new business director

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

After more than a week of scrambling to fill the position, the Oak Harbor School District named Vicki Villanueva as business director, a move confirmed by the school board Monday evening. Villanueva brings more than 10 years of school district finance experience to the position.

Coupeville students told to sheath knives, skin

  • Aug 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

If a student at Coupeville High School needs to cut an apple or trim a loose string, he or she will no longer be able to use a small pocket knife.

Juvenile arrests tap out court budget

  • Aug 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

With more than four months left in the year, the Island County Juvenile and Family Court Services has a problem — it is almost out of money.

Burglary suspect charged

  • Aug 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

A transient man police believe may have been involved in a string of 10 church burglaries this summer was caught in the act, according to Oak Harbor Police Det. Carl Seim.

Bomb squad back from Iraq

  • Aug 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

After seven months of living in a palace in a war zone, Whidbey Island is tame for at least one group of sailors.

Senate candidate stops in Oak Harbor

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Rep. George Nethercutt, a U.S. congressman from Spokane, has been traveling all around the state in the last few months for a couple of reasons.

State helps city save base

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

This week the state gave the city of Oak Harbor $53,160 to defend Whidbey Island Naval Air Station against an upcoming round of base realignment and closures.

Penn Cove beach closed

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

When the tide is at just the right place and at just the right time, a slight bubbling can be seen in the water near the parking lot on Monroe Landing Road.

Fishing boat founders on shore

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Neighbors help while crew digs out boat

Town loses a leader

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Cancer claims Hayton-Keeva

Coupeville families get back-to-school help

  • Aug 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

School supply effort underway

Homeschooler named National Merit finalist

  • Aug 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Oak Harbor resident Katherine Jones is flying high. In addition to graduating as a homeschool student, she received a full ride scholarship to Arizona State University where she plans to study civil engineering.

Survey says people happy with hospital

  • Aug 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

If a trip to the hospital was required last year, chances are the patients were satisfied with the experience.

City misses Rick, its homeless man

  • Aug 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

Dies on the street, as he lived

Spartina wars

  • Aug 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

Volunteers attack invasive species Saturday

Wild cats need homes

  • Aug 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

Skittish and shy, the black and white cat tucks itself into the corner of the garage. The mother of two, it makes no attempt to protect her offspring, instead preferring to seek solace in the shadows of a stack of boxes.

58 miles of road to be resurfaced in Island County this year

  • Aug 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

Construction begins on county roads

From Afghanistan, home to Whidbey

  • Aug 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

The Garudas of VAQ-134 enjoyed a unique homecoming Wednesday morning at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

New $49K plan to lure tourists to city

  • Aug 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

Chamber director questions investment

Help House gets help

  • Aug 4, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

Christmas came early this year for families needing food to get through the summer.

Dig it

  • Aug 4, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

Hunting for dinner on Whidbey beaches

Accused child rapist wanted

  • Aug 4, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

A 43-year-old North Whidbey man accused of raping a child is wanted on a no-bail, nation-wide extradition warrant out of King County Superior Court.

Haugen brings campaign to Whidbey

  • Aug 4, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:41PM

SupportersÂ’ applause echoed through the Coupeville Rec Hall Monday as Mary Margaret Haugen made a campaign stop in her bid for the state senate.

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