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Coupeville officer fondly remembered

  • Feb 9, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

Hundreds pay respects to Billy Ray Hibbs

Fire takes upper island power

  • Feb 9, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

Residents left in the dark for an hour

Town loses one of its finest

  • Feb 5, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

They were some of the countless island residents, including children and teenagers, reeling from the sudden death of Coupeville Deputy Marshal William “Billy Ray” Hibbs on Wednesday afternoon. He was 37.

Earthquake was our fault

  • Feb 5, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

The island was shaken, but few were stirred when a magnitude 3.1 earthquake hit Central Whidbey Thursday morning.

Will you marry me?

  • Feb 5, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

Homecoming brings proposal on tarmac

Island-built Sea Fighter ready to float

  • Feb 5, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

With 68,000 horsepower moving 1,100 tons, this is no toy boat.

Assault by spitting charged

  • Feb 5, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

An 18-year-old Coupeville man accused spitting blood at Coupeville Officer William Hibbs is facing a felony assault charge.

Public views plans for high school

  • Feb 5, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

Safety, history among concerns

Kids safe after transit crash

  • Feb 5, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

An Island Transit bus carrying the students from Oak Harbor crashed into a hillside after its driver, Phil Kempbell, suffered an apparent seizure while coming to a stop at the corner of Barrington Avenue and Erie Street behind Wal-Mart.

Fifth grader brings pot to school

  • Feb 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:59PM

A Clover Valley Elementary School fifth grader has been expelled after coming to school with a small amount of marijuana and attempting to give it to other students to eat.

Fee hikes pay off for county

  • Feb 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Critical areas update should use it all

Scanning the crowd

  • Feb 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Courthouse scanner, first line of defense

Bench honors homeless man

  • Feb 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Rick Pratt would have liked this bench placed in his honor, and would no doubt have enjoyed relaxing on it as the busy workday world passed by on Highway 20.

Mosolino takes charge of Oak Harbor’s Navy League

  • Feb 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Practically every new president of an organization lists increasing membership as one of their first goals.

District clamps down on Hillcrest growth

  • Feb 2, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

New fourth graders will go elsewhere

Sanders pleads not guilty

  • Jan 28, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Murder trial scheduled for March 22

Henninger takes over Park and Recreation chair position

  • Jan 29, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Promises to run business in a “grown-up manner”

School union talks stall

  • Jan 29, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Employees left without new contract

Self takes helm of Senior Services

  • Jan 29, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Senior Services of Island County has named its deputy executive director, Jim Self, as the new executive director. Beginning Feb. 1, Self will assume leadership of the non-profit organization from outgoing Mike McIntyre, who has served as director for eight years.

Juvie jail bid awarded

  • Jan 29, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Borrowing will cover shortfall

Tourism bill: $31 million

  • Jan 29, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

Plus moving the sewer plant

Oak Harbor’s Planning task force handed work

  • Jan 26, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:58PM

The many volunteers in Oak Harbor’s Comprehensive Plan Task Force and planning commission have a lot of work ahead of them.

School district disposes of computers

  • Jan 26, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

For the past several years, students in Coupeville schools have enjoyed new, up-to-date computers to help complete their assignments. While the students use the modern equipment, the school district has had to go through the difficult process of disposing of numerous old computers.

Sunflower graffiti sprouts downtown

  • Jan 26, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Downtown merchants do not think this is the type of beautification Oak Harbor planners have in mind.

County goes back to Dearborn

  • Jan 26, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

$351K planning contract approved

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