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"Plenty of work, not much cash"

  • Oct 1, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:17PM

"State statistics say Island County has generated thousands of jobs since the early 1970s. But most are in low-paying sectors, like retail. And even in higher-paying sectors, island wages lack several thousand dollars a year below state averages."

Bridge Views

  • Sep 28, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:17PM

Here's what we'll do for you this election season

Health care may get new chiefs

  • Sep 28, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:17PM

"After years of being run by the Island County Commissioners, the Island County Health Department's governing board may get some new, mecially savvy members"

Want more police?

  • Sep 28, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:17PM

Oak Harbor tells schools they will have to ante up if they want a federal police grant to put officers in the middle school hallways

She's Simply the Best

  • Sep 28, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:17PM

"Coupeville Middle School teacher Terry Welch's kinetic, hands-on teaching style makes her the teachers' pick for the best science instructor in the state."

"Police blotter, Sept. 29"

  • Sep 28, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

"The life and times of Whidbey Island, as viewed through its 911 calls"

Highway 525 construction delays try driver's patience

  • Sep 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

"Highway crews push to finish before rains return, but traffic delays lengthen to 30 minutes in the meantime."

"Police logs, Sept. 25"

  • Sep 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

"Whidbey Island, through 911 calls"

County may drag feet on juvenile jail

  • Sep 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

"Concern over state money casts chill on building plans, even though local voters agreed last year to raise their sales taxes to pay for it."

High school is a city within a city

  • Sep 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

Complicated world can lead to predictable problems

Looking for Early Warnings

  • Sep 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

"A $136,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice will give Oak Harbor police a chance to study the causes of school crime and violence this year. The hope is that by getting involved early, tragic school shootings that have happened elsewhere in the country will never happen here."

Student test scores

  • Sep 22, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

State test results for individual schools and school districts on the State Superintendent of Instruction's web site.

A killing on the base

  • Sep 22, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

"Enlisted man drives wife's body to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station's main gate, apparently after she was strangled to death, officials say."

Island's papers are pretty good — really

  • Sep 22, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

Washington Newspaper Publishers Association reflect quality of all three island newspapers.

"Police blotter, Sept. 22"

  • Sep 22, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

"A view of Whidbey, through the records of 911 calls"

Few conclusions from student test scores

  • Sep 22, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

Educators say they see little need for immediate change.

"Farmers, preservationists find balance"

  • Sep 22, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

County committee strikes compromise to allow limited farm development

The peacekeepers in Domestic Warfare

  • Sep 22, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

Domestic violence is a tough social problem in Oak Harbor. It's also a tough crime for officers to police and prosecutors to prosecute. That's why they got some help last week from a nationally known authority on domestic violence police work.

A killing on the base

  • Sep 22, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

"Enlisted man turns himself in after he kills his wife, drives to the front gate of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station."

"Football: Kings 35, Coupeville 0"

  • Sep 18, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

The Wolves face another tough opponent and fall to 0-2 on the season.

Primary election results

  • Sep 15, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:16PM

Local results of the election primary.

Student test scores

  • Sep 1, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:15PM

See how students in the Oak Harbor and Coupeville districts did on their state assessment tests last fall

Subscribe now

  • Aug 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:15PM

Want to subscribe to the Whidbey News-Times? Here's how

Political info

  • Aug 27, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:15PM

"The League of Women Voters' site can lead you to information on Congress, legislation, and just about anything else you want."

The City of Oak Harbor

  • Jul 28, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:15PM

Visit the Official Web site for the City of Oak Harbor.

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