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One man youth group hits Oak Harbor Council

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

The average age of the Oak Harbor City Council, which has historically been made up of people in their mature years, was lowered with the election of a single non-incumbent candidate.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov. 10

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

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County voters join throng in favor of I-747

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

Island County voters joined their peers statewide in giving hearty approval to an initiative that will limit property tax increases to 1 percent annually.

Sacrifices remembered

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

“America will remain the land of the free only so long as it remains the home of the brave,” said Capt. Charles P. Martello, guest speaker at the Veteran’s Day Commemoration held Friday at Coupeville’s United Methodist Church.

Squadron delayed by terrorist attacks

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

Life for a Whidbey Island-based squadron and their families got a whole lot sweeter on Friday.

Cats' swimmers grab four district wins

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

A speedy one-two punch led the way for the Oak Harbor girls swim team at the 4A District 1 meet last weekend.

ISLAND SCANNER Nov. 7 edition

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Read what calls have come into police

Man loses everything in boat blaze

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

A man lost all his possessions along with his boat to a fire that broke out Friday afternoon in Cornet Bay.

Burn ban kindles dispute

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

The wording of the burn ordinance adopted by the Island County Board of Commissioners only a few weeks back does not jibe with current state law, and needs to be changed. The question is: Changed to what?

Living with anthrax a reality in Washington, D.C.

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

As in all American communities, citizens of Oak Harbor and Coupeville harbor a deep fear that anthrax spores may appear in their midst, either through the mail or some more direct act of terrorism.

Two lose jobs in pesticide probe

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

After months of investigation by the the Environmental Protection Agency and a private investigator hired by Oak Harbor School District into the illegal dumping of the pesticide Dursban on school district property, two district employees no longer have their jobs.

Skateboard Park belongs to kids

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

The final stage of the North Whidbey Skate Park was officially opened Saturday, and now the facility belongs entirely to the kids.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov. 7 edition

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

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Judge's ruling affects Jolley trial proceedings

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

As referees of the law, judges often make decisions that are vital to the outcome of a case long before it even goes to trial.

Counselor guilty of indecent liberties

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

An Island County Superior Court jury on Monday found Glenn Jolley, a former counselor who had offices in Oak Harbor and Freeland, guilty of one count of indecent liberties.

$50 million in high school fixes eyed

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

The Oak Harbor School District Board of Directors will soon begin to decide how much to spend on the expansion and remodeling of the high school, and whether that expansion package will include a new sports facility on high school grounds. Costs could go as high as $50 million.

Judged by their looks

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

Life has been a little unusual in Oak Harbor for two businessmen, and it’s all due to what they look like.

Local election results waiting for absentee ballots to be tallied

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

With just 6,124 ballots counted in Island County late Tuesday night, most election contests are too close to call, but so far the incumbents in the various races seem to be making a strong showing.
It also looks like a lean fiscal times ahead for both local county and city governments, as the property tax limit initiative, I-747, passes handily.

ISLAND SCANNER, Nov. 3, 2001

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

Read a selection of calls made to local law enforcement.

Shearly frightful — but fun — fundraiser

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

Disney characters focused on beauty for Halloween

Local farmer keeps 'ol' Satan' waiting

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:19PM

Lee Holt has the calloused, gnarly hands and muscled forearms of a man familiar with hard labor. And the 83-year-old Oak Harbor native continues to amaze the medical community by living his active life with a severely damaged heart.

Smith runs for Congress

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:19PM

The 2002 race for Congress has begun. On Thursday, Langley Republican Norman Smith announced she will run for the the Second Congressional District seat currently held by Democrat Rick Larsen.

Thousands vote by mail

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:19PM

As of midweek more than 6,500 voters is Island County had already cast their ballots in the Nov. 6 general election.

Admirals Cove audit answers questions

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:19PM

The results are in on a special limited audit that focused on the financial conduct of all three commissioners in Admirals Cove Water District. One might say just in time, too, with the election only days away.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov 3 issue

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:19PM

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