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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

Baby killer's sentence vacated

  • Jan 25, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Alexander kept in jail as new charges pondered

Money or patients?

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

Hospital revisits critical access

Leaders swing into base-saving mode

  • Jan 22, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

When the Pentagon releases its list of bases to be realigned or closed in a few months, the city of Oak Harbor may go to battle stations. But instead of ear-splitting alarms, tones from cell phones, pagers and computers will alert the town.

Student charged with murder

  • Jan 22, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks handed 18-year-old James Lee Sanders documents in court Wednesday which formally charge him with killing a fellow Oak Harbor High School school student Nov. 6.

WAIF will take over animal shelter

  • Jan 22, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Tuesday, Oak Harbor City Council members unanimously voted to enter into a contract with the non-profit group Whidbey Animal Improvement Foundation to run the city’s ramshackle animal shelter on the Navy’s Seaplane Base.

Saying one last goodbye

  • Jan 22, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Community gathers for Elaine’s memorial

Jan. 12 bomb threat empties high school

  • Jan 22, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Oak Harbor High School was evacuated for several hours Wednesday morning after officials discovered a hand-written bomb threat.

Police arrest two in school vandalism

  • Jan 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Police have arrested two 14-year-old boys in connection to recent vandalism at several Oak Harbor schools.

Tsunami forum warns residents

  • Jan 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

If a tsunami were to strike Whidbey Island, it would be two to three meters high at the most. This means that most areas of Whidbey Island would be safe from the water, which can move at speeds of up to 600 mph in the open ocean.

Search groups produced arrest

  • Jan 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Started with visit to grandparents

Elaine lives in memories

  • Jan 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Having just moved here in November 2003, Elaine Sepulveda was relatively new to Oak Harbor, but since her disappearance Nov. 6, 2004, and the discovery of her body Jan. 14, she has become well known throughout the area.

County prepares for election lawsuit

  • Jan 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:57PM

Every 10 minutes, Island County Prosecuting Attorney Greg Banks said he gets a new email asking for hundreds of pages of information.

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