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Mental health crisis looms on Whidbey Island

  • Aug 28, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

Federal cuts could leave many without help

Chamber, city reconcile on tourism

  • Aug 28, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

After a brief period of being at odds with one another, members of the Oak Harbor City Council and the Chamber of Commerce recently got together and waved magic wands. The magic words, it seemed, were “moving forward together.”

Base changes, seems stable

  • Aug 25, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

Black addresses plans, planes

Count squeezes records storage

  • Aug 25, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

New space delayed until next year

Firefighters save mobile home

  • Aug 25, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

A motorist who noticed smoke and fast-acting firefighters prevented a house fire near Freeland from harming the occupants or taking the mobile home down completely.

Navy protects coast

  • Aug 25, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

Annual exercise on Indian, Whidbey islands

Pick one and vote

  • Aug 25, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

Absentees contain four ballots

Park District drama continues

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

Johnson tries to oust chairwoman

Oak Harbor bans tent camping

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

Blamed for recent complaints

Naysayers attend library meeting

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:43PM

The Yes! Yes! campaign was met with a few No! No’s! at a public meeting Tuesday night.

City prioritizes road projects

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Scenic Heights left turns set to end

County can dial satellite in disaster

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

With a boost from the federal government, Island County Health Department will be able to reach out and touch someone in the event of a large-scale disaster.

Memorial Stadium awaits games

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

As maintenance workers prepare Memorial Stadium for another football season, Oak Harbor School District officials monday got an idea of what it will take to improve the facility.

District hires new business director

  • Aug 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

After more than a week of scrambling to fill the position, the Oak Harbor School District named Vicki Villanueva as business director, a move confirmed by the school board Monday evening. Villanueva brings more than 10 years of school district finance experience to the position.

Coupeville students told to sheath knives, skin

  • Aug 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

If a student at Coupeville High School needs to cut an apple or trim a loose string, he or she will no longer be able to use a small pocket knife.

Juvenile arrests tap out court budget

  • Aug 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

With more than four months left in the year, the Island County Juvenile and Family Court Services has a problem — it is almost out of money.

Burglary suspect charged

  • Aug 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

A transient man police believe may have been involved in a string of 10 church burglaries this summer was caught in the act, according to Oak Harbor Police Det. Carl Seim.

Bomb squad back from Iraq

  • Aug 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

After seven months of living in a palace in a war zone, Whidbey Island is tame for at least one group of sailors.

Senate candidate stops in Oak Harbor

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Rep. George Nethercutt, a U.S. congressman from Spokane, has been traveling all around the state in the last few months for a couple of reasons.

State helps city save base

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

This week the state gave the city of Oak Harbor $53,160 to defend Whidbey Island Naval Air Station against an upcoming round of base realignment and closures.

Penn Cove beach closed

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

When the tide is at just the right place and at just the right time, a slight bubbling can be seen in the water near the parking lot on Monroe Landing Road.

Fishing boat founders on shore

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Neighbors help while crew digs out boat

Town loses a leader

  • Aug 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Cancer claims Hayton-Keeva

Coupeville families get back-to-school help

  • Aug 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

School supply effort underway

Homeschooler named National Merit finalist

  • Aug 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:42PM

Oak Harbor resident Katherine Jones is flying high. In addition to graduating as a homeschool student, she received a full ride scholarship to Arizona State University where she plans to study civil engineering.

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