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Help House helps make Thanksgiving happen

  • Nov 21, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

Hundreds of North Whidbey residents will enjoy Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow thanks to Help House and the many citizens who support its efforts to feed the hungry.

County bankrolls tourism brochure

  • Nov 21, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

Commissioners hand out $84,000 in lodging tax revenues

Oak Harbor businesses produce holiday meal

  • Nov 21, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

Joining together on a mission of community service and an extension of a helping hand, Oak Harbor businesses and civic groups hope to make Thanksgiving a little brighter for Oak Harbor’s needy and lonely.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov. 17, 2001 issue

  • Nov 17, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

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Island County considers 38-hour week

  • Nov 17, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

Island County elected officials, confronting a cut in funding following voter approval of Initiative 747, may decide to trim employees’ work week from 40 hours to 38 hours.

Six veteran cops vie for police chief

  • Nov 17, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

The Oak Harbor community is invited to meet the six men from around the nation who are vying for the job of keeping the community safe from hoodlums, rapscallions, ruffians and worse.

Harry Potter magic soars into Oak Harbor theater

  • Nov 17, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

It felt like the calm before a very big storm. After a midnight sell-out at Friday’s premiere of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” the highly-hyped movie adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s preternaturally successful fantasy novel, the audience that showed up at Plaza Cinema 3 in Oak Harbor for the 1 p.m. showing seemed relatively unspectacular in size.

Three Whidbey fliers survive Prowler crash

  • Nov 17, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

A jet from a Whidbey Island Naval Air Station squadron crashed Thursday afternoon on the Olympic Peninsula. All three crew members survived.

Produce, gifts at winter market

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

Bayview winter market is Saturdays through Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Flu shots available from Naval Hospital

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

Family members of active duty, retirees and family members of retirees can receive their flu vaccine on either Wednesday, Nov. 14, or Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 1-7 p.m., at the VFW Hall, 3037 Goldie Road, Oak Harbor.

'How Things Fly'

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:23PM

See what caught photographer Ken George's eye

ISLAND SCANNER Nov. 14, 2001, issue

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

Read what people have been up to around Whidbey.

High-speed chase could lead to jail

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

A 22-year-old Clinton man who led a deputy on a high speed chase across South Whidbey is facing jail time.

Man faces assault, burglary charges

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

A 22-year-old Oak Harbor resident is facing possible prison time for allegedly sneaking in through the window of his ex-girlfriend’s home and assaulting her.

High wire act

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

Coupeville wharf project putts along

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

The Port of Coupeville continues to push ahead with plans to expand moorage space and improve services at the Coupeville Wharf, despite ongoing difficulties in obtaining some necessary permits.

Elementary school remodel bid awarded

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

The Oak Harbor School District Board of Directors voted Monday night to award a $5 million remodeling construction contract to a Sedro-Woolley construction company.

Prosecutor details murder allegations

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks called a series of witnesses to the stand in Island County Superior Court Friday and Tuesday to painstakingly describe the scene of a 1997 murder.

Man pleads not guilty to residential burglary charge

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

A 33-year-old Freeland man accused of trying to collect money from an acquaintance in a rather unfriendly way is now facing prison time if convicted.

Northwest Straits Commission wins additional federal funding

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

The Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative, which includes in its auspices the Island County Marine Resources Committee, will receive $950,000 in congressional funding for 2002 — an increase of $200,000 from last year.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov. 14, 2001, issue

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

News for your information

Navy families meet Christmas mail deadline by painting early

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

Christmas is still more than a month away, but it’s much closer for those hurrying to send cards, letters and packages to military loved ones overseas.

Marine debris clean=up funded

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

Old fishing, crabbing nets in Puget Sound will be removed

Construction cash flows into base

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

President OKs $14 million for NAS Whidbey projects

Regulations force bulkhead owners to plan

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

If Pat Loveless could give shoreline property owners one piece of advice about doing construction work on or near a bulkhead, his recommendation would have nothing to do with designing the structure or pouring the concrete. He would advise applying for a permit early.

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