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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.

Commissioners appoint Koetje as new clerk

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

There’s a new county clerk in town.

City's new HR director gets 'in the swing of things'

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

Charlotte Sellin has been very busy in Oak Harbor since the beginning of last month.

Students want better hot lunches

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

A group of Oak Harbor High School students say they are not happy with the new levy-supported hot lunch program, and that they want to see some changes. Tuesday morning, eight high school students gathered around a conference table — along with food service director David Connors and high school vice principal Linda Riffe — in order to provide feedback on Oak Harbor High School’s current lunch program. The meeting was the first in a series that will take place throughout the year.

Police seek links in sex assaults

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

Two recent break-in, attempted rape cases have similarities

Scarecrow shows his colors

  • Oct 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

Many homes sport red white and blue these days

Island Scanner

  • Oct 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

Selections of calls made to local police

School board candidates vie for spot

  • Oct 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it. On Nov. 6, Oak Harbor voters will decide if they want the difficult task of a Position 5 seat on Oak Harbor School District’s Board of Directors to go to appointed incumbent Gary Wallin or challenger John Bartlett.

City candidates have different points of view for future

  • Oct 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

Oak Harbor City Councilman Richard Davis and his challenger, Pat Gardner, have different visions for the city’s economic future.

State faces $1 billion shortfall

  • Oct 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

The Washington State Legislature is facing at least a $1 billion shortfall in the current budget and that is likely to affect programs and services in Oak Harbor as well as throughout the state, said Rep. Barry Sehlin.

Water district comes to a boil

  • Oct 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

Infighting, a pending state audit, allegations and name-calling have turned an election campaign in Admirals Cove Water District into the most contentious political situation in Island County.

Terrorist suspicions on Whidbey

  • Oct 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:16PM

The Island County Sheriff’s Office and federal investigators are looking into reports that a Middle Eastern-looking man purchased plot maps of areas surrounding the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station on the day before the terrorist attacks.

Flu shot schedule

  • Oct 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Where, how and why to stay health this winter

What's happening

  • Oct 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

A compilation of interesting, entertaining offerings up and down and around Whidbey Island

Hospital rooms to be latex, chemical-free

  • Oct 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Concerned about a growing number of latex and chemical allergies among its patients and staff, Whidbey General Hospital will increase the number of allergen-free examination, treatment, and surgery suites.

Trade fair a boon to Whidbey business

  • Oct 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

There was one place Saturday where Whidbey islanders could see and hear more successful pitches than in the Mariners’ playoff game in Cleveland. That place was the Uniquely Whidbey Island Trade Fair & Home Show.

Reserve gets $1 million

  • Oct 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve is slotted to receive $1 million dollars from the federal government for protection of land within the 17,000-acre Central Whidbey reserve.

County budget faces more woes

  • Oct 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Island County commissioners are scrambling to batten down financial hatches without stripping basic services.

Island authorities on watch for anthrax

  • Oct 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Be cautious but don’t panic; no anthrax cases found in state so far

Kingfisher Books focuses on filling 'gaps'

  • Oct 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Coupeville store makes books and business work in town

Oak Harbor boosts passenger ferry

  • Oct 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Mayor Patty Cohen sends letter to island officials seeking support for passenger-only ferry.

Sheriff's report: 911 complaints up, crime down

  • Oct 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Last year, Island County Sheriff's Office spent more money to investigate more criminal complaints than ever before.

Celebrate the apple

  • Oct 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:15PM

Roy and Joyce Engle grow unusual and heirloom apples on the small ranch off Crescent Harbor Road.

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