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Riffe out to 'fix' treasurer's office

  • Oct 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

By her own assessment, an attitude of civic concern and public responsibility best characterizes the campaign of Linda Riffe, an Oak Harbor Democrat currently challenging incumbent Maxine Sauter for the job of Island County Treasurer.

Sauter sees no trouble in treasurer's office

  • Oct 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

Accuses opponent of falsehood

Can we have $45 million?

  • Oct 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

High school remodel cost OK’d

Victory Park dedicated

  • Oct 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

Navy housing for the 21st Century

It's just a check-up

  • Oct 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

Don't worry, the old oak is still standing

Coupeville residents confront development

  • Oct 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

Meeting shows division in community

Safe walking proposal flops

  • Oct 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

Point system is lacking

Safer highway on the horizon

  • Oct 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

Whidbey Island’s most treacherous span of road will be receiving a much-needed facelift within the next few years, according to officials at the state Department of Transportation.

Pumpkins, squash enthrall crowds

  • Oct 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

The biggest pumpkin and farthest-flung squash dominated thoughts in Coupeville this week, at least for those not more concerned about town planning and other such transient issues.

Top sailors, Marine serve community

  • Oct 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

Being named Oak Harbor Navy League’s Sailors and Marine of the Year is a hard-earned award presented annually to one sea-duty sailor, one shore-duty sailor, and one Marine, for exceptional service, both to the military and to the community.

Barlean makes performance an issue

  • Oct 12, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

Republican candidate Kelly Barlean has defined his campaign for Island County prosecutor largely in terms of what he’s not, which is to say: his opponent.

Banks runs on his record

  • Oct 12, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:27PM

When Island County voters go to the polls in November, incumbent county prosecutor Greg Banks wants voters to look beyond the recent attacks by his political opponent to his record, which he says speaks for itself.

Mom claims state paid pornographers to babysit

  • Oct 12, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Couple apparently had no criminal record

One chief?

  • Oct 12, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Fire district divided again

Democrats come out swinging

  • Oct 12, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Tempers rise, charges fly at political forum

Coupeville selling town's benchs, trees

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Hoping folks will preserve open space

Franzen, Koetje vye over clerk position

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Write-in campaign puts Franzen’s name on the ballot

Koetje, Franzen vye over clerk position

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Appointed Koetje hopeful voters will keep her in office

Chemical concerns clear high school classrooms

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Some old science lab chemicals in a storage room caused a stir at Oak Harbor High School Friday, but any potential for threat was quickly mitigated.

Rep. Larsen against resolution on Iraq

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

If voters wondered what exactly separates Congressman Rick Larsen and his challenger, Norma Smith, they found it Tuesday when Larsen announced he will vote against the House resolution on Iraq.

Dangerous walking

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Parents, officials team up to make roads safer for student pedestrians

Robber takes woman's wallet near Kmart

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

An Oak Harbor City Councilman’s wife was mugged in the Kmart parking lot in broad daylight Tuesday morning, scaring the bejesus out of her. It was the second strong-arm robbery in the city in less than two weeks, though police doubt they are connected.

Robert Yates sentenced to die

  • Oct 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

A Pierce County jury sentenced serial killer Robert Yates, Jr. Thursday to die by lethal injection for killing two Tacoma women.

Navy changes policies on domestic violence

  • Oct 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Navy and law enforcement officials on Whidbey Island are changing the way domestic violence cases are being handled.

Radar keeps the speed in Coupeville

  • Oct 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

It appears at random on the quiet streets of Coupeville, sitting by Main one day, maybe Broadway the next. It watches you, cyclops like, as you motor past, its face a lighted mirror that registers your proximate adherence to the laws of the road.

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