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Man gets 4 months for assault with 2 x 4

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

A 43-year-old Oak Harbor resident who hit a man in the face with a two-by-four board pleaded guilty to third-degree assault with a deadly weapon in Island County Superior Court Oct. 26.

ISLAND SCANNER Oct. 31

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

What have people been up to?

Town school board candidates square off

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

The race for the only contested seat on Coupeville’s school board is a lively one, with both candidates proving themselves willing and able to comment colorfully on a variety of issues.

News briefs

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

Mark your date books

A haunted Halloween

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

The lure of candy and frights has arrived

Whidbey Counselor on trial this week.

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

The trial of a 58-year-old former Oak Harbor and Freeland counselor accused of committing sex crimes against three former patients started Tuesday.

Terror alert states obvious for local police

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

In response to Monday evening’s heightened terrorist alert — the second in only three weeks issued by the Bush administration — Island County Sheriff Mike Hawley said, “Duh.”

Student art in Oak Harbor illustrates Halloween and Day of the Dead

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

Students at North Whidbey Middle School pooled their talents to provide a creative diversion to the usual Halloween-week festivities.

Radar points to Air Force presence

  • Oct 31, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

U.S. Air Force personnel in conjunction with other branches of the U.S. military are likely right here in Oak Harbor, carrying out the combat air patrol mission of North American Air Defense Command, said a NORAD spokeswoman.

District keeps legal defense secret

  • Oct 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

Troubled Holmes Harbor Sewer District plans its legal defense

City still seeking administrator

  • Oct 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:18PM

Mayor Patty Cohen is expediting the search for a new Oak Harbor city administrator, saying a long-term vacancy in the position would cause administrative problems for the city.

City budget has gloomy forecast

  • Oct 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

The city of Oak Harbor is facing a possible $200,000 shortfall in next year’s $9.5 million budget because of the slumping economy and sales tax numbers that are coming in below projection.

Coupeville School Board member fined for non-disclosure

  • Oct 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

The state Public Disclosure Committee has fined Coupeville School Board Vice President Cecil Stuurmans $100 for his repeated failure to submit a current Statement of Financial Affairs.

Home sweet home

  • Oct 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

For Cathie Estes, homeownership means the difference between having wide-open living quarters and having the sides of her wheelchair scrape against the narrow walls of an apartment hallway.

All county taxing districts face cuts if I-747 passes

  • Oct 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

An expert on county government sees an item on the Nov. 6 election ballot as a potential “real problem.”

What a whopper!

  • Oct 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

Central Whidbey woman raised a really big squash

Fire districts, EMS ready to respond to I-747

  • Oct 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

Concern, though not panic, appears to be the attitude of Island County emergency medical service and fire district professionals as they brace for the funding cuts that would come with the passage of Initiative 747 in next month’s election.

Island Scanner -- Oct. 24

  • Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

Selected entries from calls made to local law enforecement

Crypt of Horror

  • Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

Haunted house opens for frightful fun Friday at Roller Barn, NE Barron Drive

Coupeville man accused of threatening wife with hammer

  • Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

Police say Cameron Wiggins admitted that he threatened to “bash” his wife’s head with a hammer during a fight over housework.

Alleged shoplifter accused of punching office in Oak Harbor city jail

  • Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

A 20-year-old man who was in Oak Harbor jail for stealing beer from Ennen’s is facing a felony assault charge for punching a jailer in the eye, according to police.

Judge orders warrant for man charged with child molestation

  • Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

An Island County Superior Court judge put out a $20,000 bench warrant Friday on a 48-year-old Freeland man accused of molesting a nine-year-old boy.

Sex offender faces charge for not registering in county

  • Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:17PM

A 36-year-old sex offender from Arizona was arrested in Oak Harbor earlier this month for allegedly failing to register as a sex or kidnapping offender.

New editor comes to Whidbey News-Times

  • Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

Jim Larsen starts as new editor Oct. 24

Council candidates list water as election's main issue

  • Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

Both candidates vying for the Position 4 seat on Coupeville’s Town Council say that water – its availability, serviceability and quality (or perhaps lack thereof) – is by far the most important issue confronting the future of this historic town.

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