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City may enforce curfew

  • Feb 5, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

Court case clarifies issue

SPU plan faces challenges

  • Feb 5, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

In an effort to change construction plans for the Camp Casey Conference Center, Whidbey Environmental Action Network is threatening to appeal the rezoning of the Central Whidbey retreat center.

Orcas called 'depleted'

  • Feb 5, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

Proposed status may help pods

Network contract landed

  • Feb 1, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

Oak Harbor firm networks all over country

Town may reduce speed on Parker Road

  • Feb 1, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

The town of Coupeville will consider lowering the speed limit at the easternmost section of Parker Road from 35 mph to 25 mph.

High school deficiences highlighted

  • Feb 1, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

It doesn’t look too bad from the outside; your basic, circa 1970 beige brick school building. But a tour of Oak Harbor High School reveals serious infrastructure problems and a floor plan that doesn’t fit modern teaching methods.

Reach out and touch your vote

  • Feb 1, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

A new experience at the polls Feb. 4

Base receives smallpox vaccine

  • Jan 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station personnel are given reminders and orders on a daily basis. Now they have to remember, “When the scab falls off, flush it down the toilet,” as one of the precautions they take after they receive a smallpox vaccination.

Road Levy remains flat

  • Jan 28, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

Tax limit cuts local road revenue

High school bond structure explained

  • Jan 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

Public debate produced proposal, district says

Library levy goes to voters

  • Jan 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:37PM

Many already voting through absentee ballots

Wine pays off for Greenbank Farm

  • Jan 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

In 2001 the Greenbank Farm board decided to take a risk and convert the farm’s money-losing gift shop into a wine shop. It was a business gamble that paid off, and paid off well.

Whidbey General continues cuts

  • Jan 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Budget balanced, but it’s precarious

Parks district gripes aired

  • Jan 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Heater failure wasn’t the only thing sending a burst of cold air through the John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool at Tuesday night’s North Whidbey Parks and Recreation meeting.

What the school bond would buy

  • Jan 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

School planned for the future

Giant oak will fall to axe

  • Jan 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Instead of mourning the oak, mayor wants to throw a party

Plans for Coupeville station hit snag

  • Jan 22, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Helipad issues slow permit

Constant school levy planned

  • Jan 22, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

As others drop, high school rate would increase

Vocal group protests war

  • Jan 22, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Others create counter-protest

Island teachers march in Olympia

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Whidbey Island education supporters joined thousands of their colleagues in Olympia Tuesday for the Day of Action mass rally, adding their voices to the call for stable education funding.

Oak Harbor honors King

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Schools, government offices and other public buildings will be empty Monday as people have the day off due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.

Chamber supports school effort

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

The 410-member Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce endorses the proposed high school bond measure, according to Executive Director Priscilla Heistad.

Union money spent on rally

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

The long long line of yellow school buses and masses of teachers in Olympia Tuesday prompted some people to wonder if the Day of Action was funded by public money.

Legislators see flaws in budget

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Politicians from both sides of the legislative aisle shared their views on initiatives and referendums Saturday at the Whidbey Island League of Women Voters annual legislative brunch. None of them were wearing rose-colored glasses.

Get info into the Almanac

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

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