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Commissioners swat mosquito control district

  • Mar 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

Rob Lewis, president of the Island County Smart Growth Coalition, equated the proposed mosquito control district to a hangover during a public hearing Monday about forming a county wide mosquito control district.

Controversy whirls around Park and Rec vote

  • Mar 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

$20,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs may violate law

Local protester assaulted

  • Mar 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

People have called him a traitor, a terrorist and a coward. And those are just the printable epithets. But Jeremy Steinsiek, 22, said emphatically he is not a coward.

Gov. Locke visits base, shows support

  • Mar 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

Gov. Gary Locke dined at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Tuesday, the latest stop on his round of bases state-wide in support of troops.

Patrol chief fields concerns from islanders

  • Mar 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

More than 20 people showed up for a public meeting with State Patrol Chief Ronal Serpas Wednesday night, but only five of them were actual members of the public who came to talk about the department.

Despite protests, plan changes OK’d

  • Mar 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

The Oak Harbor City Council passed a set of amendments to the city’s comprehensive plan, including a wording change about fire service impact fees, as expected Tuesday night.

Baby brings Navy navigator home early from war zone

  • Mar 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

While Lt. Cmdr. Jerry Feagles waited with his squadron, the VAQ-141“Shadowhawks,” aboard the USS Roosevelt in the Mediterranean for war to start, his wife, Karen Feagles, was doing some waiting of her own.

War stories: Prayers for peace as war begins

  • Mar 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

While many people were glued to their television sets getting details about the first shots being fired in Iraq, some took a different course.

War stories: Oak Harbor grads involved in Iraq war

  • Mar 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

Like many people, Ellen Statia is glued to her TV as “Operation Iraqi Freedom” unfolds on every station. But she is watching for one particular, personal reason: her son, Lt. Harry Statia, Oak Harbor class of 1983, is a catapult operator on the USS Abraham Lincoln. The carrier has a large contingent of media, and any time the camera pans the deck as jets take off, she might see her son.

War stories: Navy wives show support

  • Mar 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

It didn’t take Whidbey Island’s military supporters long to get organized after war broke out in Iraq Wednesday night. By Friday noon, there was a demonstration taking place in Oak Harbor.

School zone coming to Heller Road

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

Other areas under study

Conservation projects vie for funds

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

A process is under way to decide which conservation projects in Island County get funded this year.

Dump your junk for free

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

Spring cleaning time is at hand.

Big Rock gets company in Coupeville

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:43PM

It looks like the plans to relocate an espresso stand in front of Coupeville’s Big Rock landmark will move forward — at least for now.

'Let's Do It'

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

School bond returns in May

Islanders prepare for war

  • Mar 19, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Many support President Bush with war near

Will the school board try again

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Monday meeting to mull over high school bond loss

Business takes temps

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Oak Harbor now has a place where you can find a job or an employee, almost instantly.

Sheriff: Fence them in or else

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Neighbors talk about animals

Captain relieved of his command

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Capt. Charles Martello, the commander of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 10, was abruptly relieved of his command March 13 following proceedings in San Diego that determined that he had falsified an official government document and displayed conduct that was unbecoming an officer.

Waiting is Hell too

  • Mar 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

How families cope with deployment

Court-martial sends man to prison

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

A chief petty officer (E-7) stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison last week.

School bond flunks

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

A sad group of school bond supporters conceded defeat Tuesday night as voters rejected the $45 million high school remodel bond measure.

City, artists discuss tree's remains

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

A ground swell of public comments about what to do with the post office oak tree after it’s cut down has both opened up possibilities and complicated things, Oak Harbor Mayor Patty Cohen said last week.

Larsen talks Impact Aid, impending war

  • Mar 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:42PM

Several members of Oak Harbor School Board, Superintendent Rick Schulte and school staff met with U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen Monday to discuss Impact Aid. At least, that was the scheduled topic. In one hour out of Larsen’s busy schedule the conversation ranged from the proposed cuts to Impact Aid to the growing stress that is showing up in area schools as students wait for war.

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