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2001: Unforgettable

  • Dec 29, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

Whidbey 24, Sept. 11, war, and peace It was a year that will not be forgotten.

Bird Count numbers lower

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

For 56 dedicated birders, Dec. 19 was a day of fierce wind and few birds.

A new sense of direction found behind the wheel

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

As taxi driver turns the wheel, he turns his life around.

Oak Harbor man pleads guilty in armed robbery

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

One of the two men allegedly involved in an armed robbery of Market Place Food and Drug in Oak Harbor last week has already pleaded guilty to a robbery charge, while the other got his bail reduced.

Murder trial set to start Jan. 8

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

A 21-year-old Navy petty officer accused of murdering an infant at his Oak Harbor home a year ago will go on trial Jan 8.

Comprehensive plan task force wins reprieve

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

The Oak Harbor City Council settled with a compromise in the unusually contentious and confused dispute over whether or not to dissolve the 15-member comprehensive plan task force.

NEWS BRIEFS Dec. 26, 2001

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

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New school board leaders discuss future goals, money

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

A new president and vice president will head the board of directors of the Coupeville School District the coming year, as is the custom.

Gravel mine gets rocky reception

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

A proposal for a gravel mining operation has stirred controversy in the Dugualla Bay Heights area north of Oak Harbor.

How big is Big Rock?

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

Coupeville’s Big Rock is described by geologists as a “glacial erratic.” Such rocks were scattered hither and yon by the glacier that covered these parts more than 10,000 years ago.

Town frets over losing view of Big Rock

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:48PM

Coupeville development project would hide beloved chunk of granite.

Sex offender moves to Monroe Landing area

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Sheriff holds informational meeting Dec. 27

Holiday charities do well, buck national trend

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Apparently, Grinches are few and far between on Whidbey Island.

City declares financial emergency

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

The Oak Harbor City Council declared a state of financial emergency for the year 2002.

Oak Harbor raises taxes, fees in town

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Life just got a little more expensive in Oak Harbor.

NEWS BRIEFS Dec. 22, 2001

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

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Accident claims Oak Harbor man

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

A 63-year-old Oak Harbor man was killed in a head-on accident on Highway 20 in Skagit County Tuesday night, the State Patrol reported.

Robbery suspect nabbed by customers

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Customers at Market Place Food and Drug helped catch a masked robber who jumped over a counter and forced a clerk to give him cash at knifepoint on Monday.

Council retains park name, yabba dabba doo!

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

A year and a half after his death, outspoken former Oak Harbor City Councilman Rex Hankins is still at the center of controversy

Merry Christmas!

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Cutting through island's history

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Researchers dig into Ferry House's past

Sexual exploitation charged following chase

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

A 29-year-old Port Townsend man who led police on a high-speed chase across Central Whidbey was caught with a switchblade knife, illegal drugs and child pornography in his car, according to court records.

Sex offender decision is pending

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:47PM

Island County Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock will likely decide this Friday if a 20-year-old Oak Harbor man allegedly caught pants-down with a minor should register as a sex offender.

Kitty credited with saving woman in fire

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:46PM

An Oak Harbor resident may owe her life to a cat.

Pile drivers work on waterfront park project

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:46PM

Whatcom Construction is at work this week driving piles to shore up the battered Libby Beach Park owned by Island County.

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