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Sauter battles two challengers for treasurer

  • Sep 7, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

A primary debate Wednesday night among candidates for the Island County Treasurer’s job was marked by an us-against-them atmosphere, as the two challengers questioned the incumbent’s history of critical reports by the state’s auditor’s office.

County clerk fires veteran chief deputy

  • Sep 7, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Controversy leads to informal write-in campaign

Governments combine for more punch

  • Sep 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Island County’s forming a COG

Oak Harbor teacher contract vote expected Friday

  • Sep 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Oak Harbor teachers are gearing up to make a contract decision late this week, and a teachers union spokesperson says the association remains hopeful that it can come to a contract agreement with the district.

Crime down, calls up for Coupeville police

  • Sep 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:22PM

Marshal cites community vigilance, police work as cause

Alpacas find a home in Greenbank

  • Sep 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Home, home on the range, where the deer and the alpaca roam.

Teachers may start year without a contract

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Progress made on many issues

Surprise

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Tesoro demolishes Midway facilities

Feds indict couple for child porn

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Not guilty pleas entered

Candidate tries to diminish the party label

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

The race for Island County Prosecutor just got more interesting, as campaigners for incumbent Greg Banks are seeking to steal some of challenger Kelly Barlean’s partisan thunder.

Broad View parents stick together this year

  • Aug 31, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Their children are scattered

Coupeville schools are ready to go next week

  • Aug 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Coupeville School District kicks off the school year Tuesday, Sept. 3, with a brand-new superintendent, a handful of new secondary teachers and a substantial grant from the Bill Gates Foundation.

Board declares 'Patriot Day'

  • Aug 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

A powerfully-worded resolution drawn up by the Board of Island County Commissioners acknowledges the hard lessons of last year’s terrorist attacks, as Sept. 11 was proclaimed “Patriot Day” in observance of the one-year anniversary of what has come to be known notoriously as 9/11.

Teachers upset about spending priorites

  • Aug 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Union in midst of negotiations but no talk of strike — yet

A brush with fire

  • Aug 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Quick action keeps blaze from spreading

Food TV sizzles island

  • Aug 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:21PM

Network tapes 'Best of' on Whidbey

Negotiations with teachers hinge on goals

  • Aug 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

When it comes to going back to school, Oak Harbor teachers want “the three Rs” from the district.

Emergency services seek continued funding

  • Aug 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

Four-year levy would not increase property taxes

School takes on the nuts and bolts of preservation

  • Aug 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

A web of steel risers now surrounds an old, listing building out on Ebey’s Landing.

New doctor joins staff at Whidbey General

  • Aug 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

A plastic surgeon with a long and distinguished career in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery recently has come out of a very brief retirement to work at Whidbey General Hospital in Coupeville.

Ferry grounding draws a crowd

  • Aug 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

On a normal day, the Port Townsend/Keystone ferry run takes about 30 minutes. But for 109 passengers on a Thursday morning run, it took over six hours.

Nearly 75,000 here for air show

  • Aug 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

Late update on numbers

Folks hang around for Thunderbirds

  • Aug 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

Crowds have fun in spite of heavy fog that kept Air Force jets on the ground

Witness heard woman scream during attack

  • Aug 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

Patty Fakkema knows the truth behind the cliche that domestic violence isn’t a private matter, but a problem that can affect a community. She’s learned this lesson firsthand.

Offender goes missing

  • Aug 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

A convicted sex offender who is supposed to be living in Oak Harbor is wanted on a $100,000 warrant.

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