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'It's a wonderful place'

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"For these Oak Harbor friends, death and life in the Vietnam era cemented bonds through the decades. Soon, one who was lost will return home."

Bomb threat leads to felony arrests

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

Answering machine and caller ID bust teenage pranksters

Oak Harbor may backtrack on business tax

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

But alternative may cost everyone more

"Police Blotter, Dec. 18, 1999"

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Whidbey, as viewed through 911 logs."

Navy gets biggest pay hike in 18 years

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Selected ranks get more, but everybody gets something. Oak Harbor's economy — bruised by recent drawdowns — may regain a bit of lost ground."

Sailors say they sign on for more than just pay

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Overtime, family stress, travel, expensive housing, but healthy benefits all come into play when they decide whether to re-enlist, or try their luck with higher-paying civilian jobs."

Friends seek funds for crash victim's family

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Anthony Jordan, 40, died this month of injuries he received in a Nov. 26 car accident, leaving a widow and three children in tough times."

Claus meets Claws

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Dogs, cats, snakes, iquanas — all make pilgrimage to visit an unusual St. Nick"

Light from Togetherness

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Compassionate Friends join worldwide circle to remember lost children.

A new hangout for kids

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Youth Dynamics' doors should be open next month

Hospital OKs rate increases

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Vote takes effect before Initiative 695 becomes law

"Police logs, Dec. 11, 1999"

  • Dec 12, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Whidbey Island, as viewed through emergency 911 reports"

Trial helps bring closure to pain

  • Dec 10, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"For two state transportation workers hurt in a horrible accident last summer on Whidbey's stretch of Highway 20, the trial this week of the car thief who hit them helps close a chapter in their long road to recovery"

Hospital considers raising fees to beat I-695 deadline

  • Dec 10, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Vote now, or go to a public vote later is the question for Monday's board meeting in Oak Harbor"

"Bridge Views, Dec. 1"

  • Dec 9, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Through the looking glass darkly on taxes

Martha reaches a final home

  • Dec 9, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Donors pitch in to help bury woman left alone

An encounter with the world

  • Dec 9, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Islanders come away with multiple impressions after encounters with both sides of the WTO protests

Kids chase burglars

  • Dec 9, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Seattle-area couple arrested after witnesses see them flee from Kits Cameras

Marina hit by an ill wind

  • Dec 3, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Second major storm hits Oak Harbor in less than a year, damaging its breakwater again. At the same time, rotting supports force a rebuild for D-dock's roof."

State says it's a bridge too far

  • Dec 1, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

I-695 puts brakes on any thought of a new bridge or ferry off North Whidbey

Comp Plan fixes could lead to court

  • Dec 1, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Lots of progress has been made, but a handful of stubborn issues could still send Island County's long-suffering growth plan to court."

A transplant for life

  • Nov 26, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Terry Nowak isn't asking for much — a walk with her son; shopping with her daughter. But multiple sclerosis threatens to rob her of all that, unless a risky new treatment works."

Transit takes to the road for advice

  • Nov 26, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Island Transit could lose more than half its income in the wake of Initiative 695, unless the Legislature, or local voters, bail it out. It's setting up a series of public meetings to ask for advice on where to cut, or where to get money."

A final home for Martha

  • Nov 26, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"When Martha Varner died this month, there seemed to be no one to mourn her — except for one good friend who needs help now to lay her to rest."

Bridge Views

  • Nov 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:21PM

"Buiilding a park can be a way to build community, too"

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