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Grey whale sighted in Penn Cove

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

Watchers hope 1999 die-off isn't repeated this year

County: Douse those lights

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

New rules declare war on bright outdoor lights and signs

Signs & Lights: Here's the new law

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

A look at some of the key points in Island County's newest attempt to keep a rural feel

Town law tries to put cork in pooch poop buildup

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:29PM

Owners could face fines if they let doggie sausages lay around

Coupeville plant plugs drinking water waste

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Sewer plant fix will save 16,000 gallons a day in town with tight water supplies"

Hospital considers bond issue for this fall

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

Whidbey General Hospital may ask taxpayers to keep paying special property taxes for bonds that would help expand its building

Levy campaign launched

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"180 turn out to support Oak Harbor School District's $1.47 per $1,000 property tax campaign, but they're swimming against an historical tide of levy failures. Click through the school levy link on the page below to get more info on the levy proposal."

Oak Harbor School Levy Info

  • Mar 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Information on Oak Harbor's proposed $1.47 per $1,000 property tax levy. Includes student test scores; cost comparisons to other Washington school districts; links to voter registration information. Site maintained by a group of Oak Harbor teachers, on their own time."

Census forms translate into local dollars

  • Mar 16, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Local governments, social service agencies say every person counted is worth $800 a year to them"

Obituaries

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

Memories of island loved ones

Blackbird: Quiet neighbor was a spy plane pioneer

  • Mar 10, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Oak Harbor retiree Ken Hurley's neighbor thought he was just a nice guy who played with his grandchildren - until he visited a flight museum. Hurley, it turns out, has a past that extends deep into the history of one of America's fastest, most exotic, and most secret planes."

Blackbird: Higher than air;faster than fast

  • Mar 10, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

1960s spy plane was one step removed from space travel

"Oak Harbor chips in $5,000 for I-695 fight"

  • Mar 10, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

Lawsuit aimed at overturning initiative that will cost city big bucks

County's cell tower law slowly takes shape

  • Mar 9, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

Still puzzling over how to limit locations without forcing annoying heights

Statewide presidential primary results

  • Mar 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

Statewide results from Washington's Feb. 29 presidential primary

State of Joy!

  • Mar 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

Coupeville's girls win their first state tournament game ever before falling in the late rounds. See sports for the full wrap-up.

Bridge goes nowhere

  • Mar 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"State study says replacement options for the Deception Pass Bridge are too expensive, too environmentally damaging, or both."

Now What?

  • Mar 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"State says a new bridge is not in the cards, so mass transit and telecommuting may be keys to preventing gridlock on island roads"

Oak Harbor gets sidewalk money

  • Mar 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Grants will pay for $200,000 worth of work; property owners will pay nothing"

"Bridge Views: Time drags on Whidbey's highways, unless it's Presidents' Day"

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

"If you're reading this, you're not on the road. Are you?"

"Editorial, March 1"

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

"State's primary system is pretty useless, all in all"

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?

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