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Wheat harvest arrives in Coupeville

  • Sep 6, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:04PM

It isn’t the Palouse country in Eastern Washington, with miles of wheat as far as the eye can see, but it’s a tradition in Coupeville, one carried out again this year with last week’s harvest of “the staff of life.”

Gerber quits race for mayor

  • Sep 5, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:04PM

Shifts support to Morrison

Judge admonishes recall petitioner

  • Sep 6, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

Friends of the Pool gather signatures, maybe before it’s time

'Killer' seaweed attacks

  • Aug 30, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

But fish die of natural causes

Epidurals boost hospital business

  • Aug 30, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

Since doctor Richard Goldstein retired as an obstetrician/gynecologist in 1998, he found that he missed the profession.

Navy seeks pool discount

  • Aug 30, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

The commanding officer of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station wants Navy members and their families to get a bargain if they swim in Vanderzicht Memorial Pool or bask in the hot tub.

State board shoots down Camp Casey plan

  • Aug 30, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

WEAN wins in tussle with SPU

Larsen explains drug bills

  • Aug 30, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

House, Senate plans still differ

Oak Harbor school budget adopted after much debate

  • Aug 27, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

Student body dip anticipated

Accident claims life of Coupeville man

  • Aug 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

A Coupeville man was killed Sunday afternoon when the 1999 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was riding collided with a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe on Highway 525 at Mutiny Bay Road in Freeland.

Star party

  • Aug 26, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

Group excited about Mars

Fire district race cut to two

  • Aug 27, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

North Whidbey residents who live outside of the Oak Harbor city limits won’t be receiving an absentee ballot for the Sept. 16 primary election.

Oak Harbor braces for base fight

  • Aug 27, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:03PM

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is not on the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure list, because there is no such list. At least not yet. But it’s not too soon to get ready to keep off the list.

Auditor challenges Larsen

  • Aug 23, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Island County Auditor Suzanne Sinclair is running for office, but don’t expect her name on this fall’s ballot. She has her sights set on November 2004 when she will take on U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, the Second District congressman from Arlington.

Boost economy, keep Navy

  • Aug 23, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Developing Oak Harbor’s economy goes hand-in-hand with keeping Whidbey Island Naval Air Station off the base closure list in 2005, Mayor Patty Cohen told a Chamber of Commerce audience Thursday.

Recall legal fee lid rejected

  • Aug 23, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

The recent atmosphere of grouchiness continued at the North Whidbey Park and Recreation meeting Tuesday night.

Issue divides Episcopalian

  • Aug 24, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Oak Harbor has gone public in its opposition to the election of a sexually active gay bishop at the General Convention of the Episcopal Church earlier this month in Minneapolis.

Man protests car buying experience

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Any business owner’s worst public relations nightmare hit Frontier Chevrolet-Pontiac Saturday when a disgruntled customer started picketing on the sidewalk in front of the Oak Harbor car store.

Picketers greet alumni

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Seattle Pacific University alumni descended upon Casey Conference Center for an alumni weekend that was a tribute to C.S. Lewis. What they didn’t expect was protesters.

Budget extension allows more school spending

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

The Oak Harbor School Board voted to approve extending the 2002-2003 budget to fund several projects with part of the $617,000 federal Impact Aid payment the district received at the end of July.

Town buys farmers market land

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Dozens of people flock to Coupeville Farmers Market every Saturday to buy locally-grown produce and hand-made arts and crafts. But produce isn’t the only thing that recently changed hands — the town of Coupeville purchased the land the farmers market sits on.

Judge allows recall to advance

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Park and Rec commissioners plan to appeal

Coupeville schools graded in study and survey

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:02PM

Bond would fund high school improvements

Carnival accident kills man at fair

  • Aug 20, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:01PM

For more than an hour Saturday afternoon Island County Fair fell silent, after the co-owner of the fair’s carnival died when struck by one of his own rides.

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