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BAH cuts still a bitter pill

  • Feb 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

Sailors question DOD study; Sen. Murray gets involved

Reserve volunteers lengthen law's reach

  • Feb 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"Whidbey Island's reserve officer program puts trained, armed and uniformed men and women on local streets and roads. They may look like police officers and act like police officers, but in fact, they are unpaid volunteers."

Bill would ban all smoking on ferries

  • Feb 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"Supporters of a proposal to ban smoking on all Washington state ferries Mohs told legislators this week that smokers ignore current restrictions, lighting up anywhere and then pleading ignorance."

House used for practice burn was historic

  • Feb 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

Not everyone was happy about the experience local firefighters gained from a practice house fire recently. Turns out the Crockett Prairie home burnt to the ground in the exercise was listed on the National Historic Register.

Masked men spur manhunt

  • Jan 31, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Olympic View Elementary is shut down as police swarm area

Benefits of Inclusion

  • Jan 31, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Budget woe will force island Head Start to lose inclusiveness

Oh no: Town to be sued?

  • Jan 31, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Citizens' group questions transfer of Coupeville funds

Failing grades will mean flunking

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Tutoring and summer school will help Coupeville students

Protection for Ebey's Prairie

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

The Nature Conservancy takes option to buy Pratt land for $5 million

Islanders face ferry hikes

  • Jan 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Ferries to jack up the price of passage

AT&T laying groundwork for expanded cable service

  • Jan 21, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

"This time next year, North Whidbey residents will have 162 TV channels to choose from. And they'll pay for the privilege."

Victory Homes to get $33 million rebuild

  • Jan 21, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

"The oldest Navy enlisted housing in Oak Harbor appears destined to become some of its newest. Victory Homes, a collection of 198 small houses situated on a knoll above Skagit Valley College, will be demolished and replaced as part of a two-year project."

County man declared sexually violent predator

  • Jan 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Jury sends rapist back to state institution for unspecified stay

Help for veterans found lacking

  • Jan 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

"County fund is flush, but it aids few on Whidbey"

Transit: Island County board grapples with fare idea

  • Jan 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

"To charge or not to charge? Bus directors still don't know, but suspect a sales tax request is in the offing to keep buses on local roads."

Transit: Wenatchee system expects fewer riders with new fares

  • Jan 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

"Forced to move away from free fares, Wenatchee bus officials say riders will pay more ... but fewer will ride."

Ferry riders may lose Mukilteo Dock to construction

  • Jan 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Traffic may be temporarily rerouted to Edmonds while work goes on.

LIVE FIRE!

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Feel what it's like to be inside a burning building. See today's Police & Courts section

'I'll be your teacher today'

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

"Substitute teachers lead varied lives, as schools scramble to find enough to fill classrooms"

"Substitutes: French today, P.E. tommorrow"

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Fill-in teachers bring plenty of training and flexiblity to part-time jobs

Wild wind whips island

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Storm blows down trees, power lines, traps two in car on West Beach Road"

Firefighters need a few good volunteers

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue, like most island fire departments, depends on able-bodied volunteers to protect homes and rescue the injured."

LIVE FIRE!

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Central Whidbey volunteers enter a burning home to practice their skills — and feel the heat

"Police blotter, Jan. 8, 2000"

  • Jan 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"A view of island streets, as seen through emergency reports"

Housing Pay: Allowances cut on Whidbey

  • Jan 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Navy cuts Basic Allowance for Housing rates on Whidbey for new transfers and people with changing family conditions, saying that housing costs here don't justify higher pay"

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