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School levy vote goes to Senate

  • Jan 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:19PM

Same bill failed last year

Senior drug talks

  • Jan 21, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:19PM

Cantwell takes on Medicare law

Council to re-vote on Yacht Club lease

  • Jan 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:19PM

A 20-year lease on a piece of valuable city-owned property will come up before Oak Harbor City Council again next Tuesday because of a conflict of interest issue.

New proposal for oak tree

  • Jan 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:19PM

The toppling of the landmark Garry oak tree at the Oak Harbor post office and the conversion of its wood into artwork may end up on PBS TV someday.

No place like Home Connection

  • Jan 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:19PM

Kindergartner Molly Vagt finishes molding her slab of fruit-scented Play-Doh and cleans up, getting ready for lunch.

An expanding island problem

  • Jan 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:19PM

More than half of residents may be overweight

Couny health report has 'alarming' findings

  • Jan 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:19PM

A giant report recently released by the Island County Health Department provides a statistical overview of human health in the county for the purpose of improving health care.

Wireless on Whidbey?

  • Jan 17, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:19PM

Internet café connects

Conservation district to hold election

  • Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

The Whidbey Conservation district is looking for people to run for an open supervisor position in February. The Conservation District, which helps area farmers manage natural resources on their property, is looking for local farmers to run for the open seat that is up for election this year.

County hopes junk car rules will resolve complaints

  • Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

New public hearing scheduled for proposed ordinance

Kids' book not banned

  • Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

Board backs decision to keep book on sexuality

Assault worries dog owners

  • Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

Woman unhurt in Bayview confrontation

Oak Harbor man found guilty of child rape charges

  • Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

After a day and a half of deliberation, a jury found a 39-year-old former Navy man guilty of three counts of child rape Tuesday.

Local lawmakers set priorities

  • Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

Focus on session will be budget, schools

Teen loses fight with cancer

  • Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

Family, friends remember "amazing" attitude

Stadium focus shifts to high school

  • Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

The plan to construct a complete athletic complex at Oak Harbor High School took a giant baby step forward Monday, as the school board decided to put on hold any plans to build an interim facility at Memorial Stadium.

Expanding senior center reconsidered

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

Many of Oak Harbor’s older folks play bingo and pinochle, exercise, make crafts, plan trips, polish rocks and engage in all kinds of other activities in one of the most crowded senior centers in the Northwest.

Companies continue to eye Oak Harbor

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

In a positive sign for Oak Harbor economy, businesses small and large continue to express interest in moving into the city.

Friends of Krueger Farm celebrate effort

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

Three months of hard work looks to have paid off as Friends of Krueger Farm cleared its first hurdle to purchase a 33-acre parcel of land on the western edge of Coupeville.

Cold bursts pipe at police station

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:18PM

When long-time Wichita, Kan., resident Steve Almon took over as Oak Harbor police chief two years ago he thought he’d left freezing winters and broken water pipes behind. He was wrong.

For whom the bell tolls

  • Jan 10, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

San de Fuca pranksters come clean after 70 years

Latest Eyman effort worries officials

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Tim Eyman is back to haunt the dreams of local elected officials.

Treasurer's office gets clean bill of health

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

For years the Washington State Auditor’s Office found that the Island County Treasurer’s Office had not kept a good handle on taxpayer money.

Snow's more fun than troublesome on island

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Despite near-blizzard conditions and a seven-inch blanket of snow on North Whidbey, firefighters and law enforcement officials were pleasantly surprised that the weather caused few problems Tuesday.

Locke pledges funds for bases

  • Jan 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:17PM

Island County would get money, expertise

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