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County takes money from solid waste reserve

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:55PM

To fatten this year’s pinched budget, Island County Commissioners approved on Monday a funds transfer from the Solid Waste Department reserves into the county’s coffers.

NEWS BRIEFS Feb. 2, 2002

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Sheriff nixes 'finder's keeper's'

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Island County Sheriff Mike Hawley “hit the ceiling” when he read about the new ordinance allowing county employees to keep any lost stuff they find in the course of duty.

Budget cuts seen as threat to public health

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

County’s not ready for bioterrorism

Schools await Tuesday election

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Next Tuesday, residents who live within the Coupeville School District boundaries will decide whether or not to continue supplementing the cost of education with property tax funds.

Good afternoon, Vietnam

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Vietnamese doctors study Island EMS and Whidbey General Hospital

Snow Day

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Detainees treated well, Congreesman Larsen says

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

It’s unlikely anyone in Oak Harbor has been unduly worried about the treatment of detainees at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo, Cuba.

Oak Harbor police, NCIS agents aid DEA in Ecstasy ring bust

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Oak Harbor Police Department and Naval Criminal Investigative Service agents based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station recently helped the federal government bust a large Ecstasy trafficking network.

Four men charged in burglary spree

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

A loud muffler and liquid soap led to the arrests of four out-of-work Oak Harbor men allegedly involved in a burglary ring on Whidbey Island.

NEWS BRIEFS Jan. 30, 2002

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

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It's finders keepers for county employees

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

The old, unwritten rule of “finder’s keepers” was codified Monday, as Island County Commissioners passed a resolution allowing county employees to retain any unclaimed property they find in the course of duty.

Judge keeps juvenile drug court friendly

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Therapy is preferred over jail time

Snow wreaks havoc on roads

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Tuesday morning’s snow storm on Whidbey Island kept wreckers and police officers rushing from one minor accident to another.

Let's all play in the snow!

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

All over the area snowpeople became fixtures wherever the right conditions existed: snow; space; imagination.

OSC art auction is in 23rd year

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Proceeds from the auction benefit local charities and non-profit groups.

Coupeville mayor gets her pay hike after some debate

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Concern raised over next mayor

Who will prosecute Coupeville criminals?

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

As always, cops in Coupeville will continue to nab the bad guys.

Firefighters steamed over slow contract

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

The spokesman for the Oak Harbor Firefighters’ union told the City Council Tuesday that he was “disappointed and displeased” with the length of time it has taken to negotiate a contract with the city.

Farrow gets 30 years for killing girlfriend

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Man killed Navy Petty Officer Faith Ellison last summer

Mistrial declared in baby murder case

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Flores jury can't decide on verdict

'Death Trap

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

EDITOR'S COLUMN Love typos? Read your television

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

A lot of people enjoy looking in the local newspaper for typographical errors, and I can’t blame them.

Students develop Web site for high school

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Oak Harbor High School has a cool Web site, thanks to the efforts of a handful of students and staff.

Camano killer sentenced to 21 years in prison

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

The 58-year-old Camano Island woman convicted of murdering her housemate by hitting him over the head and then shooting him five times in 1997 was sentenced in Island County Superior Court Tuesday.

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