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Whooping cough cases crop up on island

  • Feb 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

Up to 10 cases confirmed in Oak Harbor so far this season; infants and children most at risk

Planning lawyer is back on the county payroll

  • Feb 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

Commissioners now call lawyer a planner; ink contract to ease around judge's protest

Workfirst: How does Island County measure up?

  • Feb 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

Click on today's business section for a wrap-up of Island County's performance in the drive to get welfare recipients back in the job market.

A Drop in DUIs

  • Feb 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

Arrest numbers are down. But is it from fewer officers or a more careful public?

"Police blotters, Feb. 26, 2000"

  • Feb 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

"Island life, as viewed through emergency reports"

Whidbey General's new look begins to take shape

  • Feb 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

"Islanders say musicians in the hallways, Walkmans in the emergency room and -- mostly -- more humane treatment is what they want from their local hospital"

Much ado about poo

  • Feb 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

Coupeville steps into the issue of doggy droppings

"Bridge Views, Feb. 23, 2000"

  • Feb 24, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

Good planning should go to the dogs

"Police blotter, Feb. 23, 2000"

  • Feb 24, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

"Life on Whidbey, as seen through emergency police reports"

It's a tough time for little Parker

  • Feb 24, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

Local boy fights for life as rare disease saps his and his parents' resources.

Base slated to grow

  • Feb 24, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

"A new EA-6B squadron is headed for Whidbey in 2001, bringing up to 190 new people on board"

Cuts in military housing benefits are reversed

  • Feb 24, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

"Faced with stiff pressure from Congress, Pentagon formally backs away from cuts in Basic Allowance for Housing at Whidbey and other Northwest bases."

California plane crash kills Whidbey couple

  • Feb 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

Friends say Bill and Janet Davids were on last leg of their permanent move here

Oak Harbor Schools will put a levy to the voters

  • Feb 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:27PM

District currently spends less on each student than any other district in the state

Whidbey will have a radio station - again

  • Feb 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"Oak Harbor's local radio station is born again, this time with a new owner, a new approach and a new name"

Draining Coupeville water draws fire

  • Feb 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"Citics say Coupeville should step up schedule to fix water wasting pump at sewage treatment plant, but town says it would be better to wait"

"Police Blotter, Feb. 16, 2000"

  • Feb 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"Island life, as seen through emergency reports"

Judges to county: Bucks stop here

  • Feb 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

The county's top judges told commissioners Wednesday they will not approve another contract for outside legal counsel Keith Dearborn or his firm. Superior Court Justices Vickie Churchill and Alan Hancock said the nearly three-quarters of a million dollars of county money already spent on Dearborn for his oversight of the county's growth planning process was astonishing and far in excess of what they had originally been asked to approve.

Oak Harbor may join suit against I-695

  • Feb 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"Oak Harbor, one of the cities in the state hardest hit by Initiative 695, might be joining other cities in a lawsuit that challenges its constitutionality and asks for a legal clarification of the controversial law."

Growth board scolds Island County factions

  • Feb 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"The Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board listened politely to the ongoing disagreements between the county, environmentalists and property-rights advocates Wednesday afternoon. But first, they gave the litigants a good tongue-lashing."

Natural gas pipeline to cross island

  • Feb 10, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

Company plans pipe from Langley to Mutiny Bay

Man who hit road workers gets 14 years

  • Feb 10, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

Exceptional sentence handed down

BAH cuts still a bitter pill

  • Feb 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

Sailors question DOD study; Sen. Murray gets involved

Reserve volunteers lengthen law's reach

  • Feb 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"Whidbey Island's reserve officer program puts trained, armed and uniformed men and women on local streets and roads. They may look like police officers and act like police officers, but in fact, they are unpaid volunteers."

Bill would ban all smoking on ferries

  • Feb 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:26PM

"Supporters of a proposal to ban smoking on all Washington state ferries Mohs told legislators this week that smokers ignore current restrictions, lighting up anywhere and then pleading ignorance."

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