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Camp Casey plans allowed over protests

  • Dec 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:33PM

A scheduled 15-minute public comment period turned into two and a half hours before Island County commissioners Monday approved a Special Review District for Camp Casey, a major step in Seattle Pacific University’s plan to expand the conference facility.

Marina fee hike OK with users

  • Dec 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

It just got a little more expensive to moor The Adventure, Paradise, Snake Hipps and other boats of all sizes at the Oak Harbor Marina.

Student store funds Europe trip

  • Dec 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

It’s going to take a lot of money to get a group of Oak Harbor High students to Europe next summer, and they hope holiday shoppers can help.

Camp Casey development plan on agenda

  • Dec 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

Concerns raised over forest, water and other issues

Islanders also face smallpox vaccine

  • Dec 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

About 120 caregivers to go first

Police revisit city drug haven

  • Dec 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

Oak Harbor police served the third search warrant in two years at a Glencoe Street home that is considered a haven for drug users in an otherwise quiet neighborhood.

Garry oak's diagnosis bleak

  • Dec 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

Post office tree may have to come down

Lions offer Christmas firs

  • Dec 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

Too short, too tall, too bushy, just right. Mary Till and her tree-picking team were being very particular as they perused the rows of Christmas trees offered at the Oak Harbor Lions Club Christmas tree lot Monday.

More than 2,000 eat turkey at Elk's Lodge

  • Dec 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

More than 2,000 diners attended the Community Harvest Dinner at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge, which in its second year is turning into an annual Thanksgiving holiday event.

Tax hike benefits small in Coupeville

  • Dec 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

A small property tax increase in a small town results in a small increase in revenue, as shown in the Town of Coupeville’s 2003 budget adopted last week.

Iguanas abandoned, one dies

  • Dec 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

An Island County animal control officer is looking for donations to save the life of a three-foot iguana that was abandoned in a North Whidbey home.

Clash over county's uncashed checks

  • Dec 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

Prosecutor faults sheriff

West Beach speed debated

  • Nov 29, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

Opinions easier than solutions

Solid Grounds offers coffee, and more

  • Nov 29, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:32PM

There’s a fancy social theory about the so-called “third place,” that area of habitation, usually a cafe, that functions as a sort of alternate living room, a clean and well-lighted place to go besides the familiar locations of work and home.

Boy arrested after bringing gun to school

  • Nov 29, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

He had a bullet in his pocket

Foundation saves Toys for Tots

  • Nov 29, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

Marines pull out, islanders move in

No new taxes in budget

  • Nov 27, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

Oak Harbor officials have been able to budget for the next two years without any new taxes, staff or program cuts, despite a troubled economy, ever-increasing costs and a voter initiative that limits revenue.

With pride and luck, kids get a Mega Lunch

  • Nov 27, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

Beginning this fall, the staff at Oak Harbor Middle School has given their students a new reason to smile.

Happy Thanksgiving guaranteed

  • Nov 27, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

Oak Harbor, Coupeville prepare holiday feasts

Myers becomes city employee

  • Nov 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

The guy with the big office at Oak Harbor City Hall recently became a real city employee.

Teachers call for a recess Jan. 14

  • Nov 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

There will be no school in Oak Harbor Tuesday, Jan. 14 as teachers head to Olympia to join their brothers and sisters in a little muscle flexing as the Washington State Legislature convenes.

City pier delayed but progress made

  • Nov 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

Voters got more than they thought

  • Nov 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

Before formally sending a new bond issue to voters, the Oak Harbor School District took some time last week to pat itself on the back for how it handled the former bond issue.

Franzen, Riffe to be sworn in today

  • Nov 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

With Island County election results being certified today, two officials immediately will be sworn into office, an unusual event that stems from one state law applied to two unique circumstances.

Sehlin plays a poor Santa

  • Nov 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

Educators won’t get what they want

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