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Stadium fix nixed by board

  • Dec 1, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

Athletes hoping for a better field at Memorial Stadium will have to keep waiting. The Oak Harbor School Board put an improvement project on hold Monday night by rescinding a decision they made during a November school board meeting.

In memorium

  • Dec 1, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

A leader, and friend, remembered

Trees light up Friday night

  • Dec 1, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

The sixth-annual Festival of Trees lights up Friday night with the agency’s largest fundraiser, the black-tie gala and auction.

Fire spreads, damages 2 houses

  • Dec 1, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

Nobody was injured in a house fire that spread to a neighboring home in Oak Harbor last Friday afternoon.

Inflation worries high school builders in Coupeville

  • Dec 1, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

Over the next year, a new high school in Coupeville will be designed. While architects take into account the needs of the students and teachers, they will also have to take into account inflation that is causing sharp increases in the price of construction materials.

Gates grant changes school

  • Dec 1, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

Final year of three-year program

Senior Services head resigns

  • Nov 27, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

Island County Senior Services Director Mike McIntyre announced his resignation last week to the agency’s board of directors.

Island killers get a break from court

  • Nov 27, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

Three murderers from Island County currently serving time in prison may be among the 300 “felony murderers” in the state whose convictions were thrown into question by a Washington State Supreme Court decision this month.

Early shoppers get the deals

  • Nov 27, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

One of the best ways to shop during the holiday season is to get an early start. That way the most dedicated shoppers can take advantage of the early sales and the great selection. Some Oak Harbor shoppers took that theory to heart and arrived at local stores hours before opening Friday morning.

Oak Harbor may start its own court

  • Nov 24, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

A part-time judge may someday sit in one of the comfy leather chairs in the Oak Harbor City Council chambers, presiding over misdemeanor cases and traffic ticket appeals.

Rossi gains 4 in county

  • Nov 24, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

Workers at Island County’s elections office began to count ballots on Monday in front of an audience of observers.

‘An old fashioned Thanksgiving’

  • Nov 24, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:51PM

Oak Harbor’s community holiday dinner

Show shakes high school

  • Nov 24, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Hototenanny filled with shenanigans

Family holds vigil for Elaine

  • Nov 20, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Elaine Sepulveda used to kiss her mother on the cheek every day before she would leave to school. That kiss has not come to her mother’s cheek for two weeks, since Elaine’s disappearance on Nov. 6.

City halves tourism share

  • Nov 20, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Only 1 percent goes to county-wide effort

Big donation kicks off Boys, Girls Club campaign

  • Nov 20, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Look in the couch. Or under the bed. Maybe in the car seat. Was it there? The spare change, loose coins or winnings from the laundry lottery are just what the Oak Harbor Boys and Girls Club needs.

Inmates learn parenting skills

  • Nov 20, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Jailhouse dads get the right ‘tools’

County’s recount starts Saturday

  • Nov 20, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Rossi enjoys big lead here

Adopt a sailor for Thanksgiving

  • Nov 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Make a sailor feel at home on Thanksgiving by “adopting” one for the holiday feast.

Just for kids

  • Nov 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Oak Harbor’s newest address would fit nicely in Seattle’s most modern neighborhoods.

It’s alive!

  • Nov 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Reprieve for Garry oak recommended

No sign of Elaine

  • Nov 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Snohomish County report proves false

Oak Harbor child rapist gets special sentence

  • Nov 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Judge Alan Hancock gave a 44-year-old Oak Harbor man a special sentence designed for sex offenders at an unusually lengthy sentencing hearing Monday.

Dates go poorly for city council

  • Nov 13, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

A discussion about something as simple-sounding as setting up meeting dates has strained relations between Oak Harbor City Council and the Chamber of Commerce.

Most provisional ballots allowed

  • Nov 13, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:50PM

Island County officials met Friday morning to examine approximately 900 provisional ballots cast in the Nov. 2 general election.

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