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What it costs to communicate

  • May 19, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

School district adds it all up

Panic alarms set off bells at county

  • May 19, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

It seemed like a good idea. Install panic alarm buttons in hot spots of Island County administration buildings, to protect workers from irate members of the public.

It's in the water

  • May 19, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

City earmarks millions for water system upgrades

Marjie's House breaks ground

  • May 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

After about a year and half of planning, a new shelter in Oak Harbor is starting to take form.

Greenbank Farm, port can't decide who's in charge

  • May 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

The parking lot at Greenbank Farm will soon be a smooth sea of asphalt, but the relationship’s still a little stormy between the management group and the Port of Coupeville.

Panel reviews Navy cleanup

  • May 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

New toxin identified

Voters decide Tuesday on new high school

  • May 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

Tuesday, March 18. Coupeville voters will head to the polls to decide whether to approve a $22.8 million bond that will help pay for a replacement high school in the Coupeville School District.

Attempted murder verdict overturned

  • May 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

An Oak Harbor man convicted of second-degree attempted murder in 1997 for shooting a drug-dealing buddy has had his Island County conviction overturned in federal court.

Community remembers Dorothy Neil

  • May 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

Dorothy Neil had the last words at her memorial service. But no one read a final column or poem.

Zoning change surprises car dealers

  • May 12, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

When changes were made to Oak Harbor’s zoning codes in hopes of prodding local car dealers to relocate to the north of town, car dealers say they weren’t told about the changes.

Whidbey squadron disestablished to fund The Growler, a follow-on to EA-6B,

  • May 12, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:32PM

Fighting Phoenix: Oct. 9, 1997 to May 7, 2004

Don't touch the ferrets

  • May 12, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

Earlier in the year, the Oak Harbor School Board approved a policy outlining how animals are to be handled in the classroom. One requirement of the policy states that ferrets can be allowed in the classroom, but students shouldn’t touch or handle them.

Oak Harbor zones out car dealers

  • May 12, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

They can stay, but not expand

Dorothy Neil, 1909-2004

  • May 12, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

Oak Harbor loses its best friend and historian

Wreck claims life of Coupeville woman

  • May 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

A Coupeville woman died Thursday morning as a result of a car accident at the corner of Highway 20 and Main Street in Coupeville.

Furniture era ends

  • May 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

Oldenburgs sell Oak Harbor Furniture

County takes Dugualla case to Task Force

  • May 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

Island County Planning Director Phil Bakke presented a strongly worded letter from Island County commissioners to the task force considering Skagit River chinook salmon habitat restoration Thursday.

City waterfront trail foes lose

  • May 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

Council proceeds with purchase effort

Rotary's stadium fund-raising effort begins

  • May 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

The Rotary Stadium Coalition began its campaign Thursday to raise at least $1 million to help pay for a new athletic complex at the high school, including a new stadium.

County sponsors junk tire cleanup

  • May 5, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

Push is on to reduce mosquito breeding grounds

Gas breaks $2 on island

  • May 5, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

AM/PM on the corner of Whidbey Avenue and Highway 20 traditionally has some of the cheapest gas on the island.

Yes-Yes group promotes library

  • May 5, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

There’s a new campaign under way in town, one with a name that may seem redundant but really isn’t.

Dog bites dog

  • May 5, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:31PM

First reported incident at popular dog-friendly parks

Broad View dominates 2004 excellence awards

  • May 1, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:30PM

For their volunteer efforts at Broad View Elementary the school’s PTA Board recently received numerous Excellence in Education awards.

Life long islander goes on national TV

  • May 1, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:30PM

Beverly Kingma, a life-long Oak Harbor resident, has supported the education of her grandchildren and wanted to help them get through college.

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