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Cable gets thumbs down

  • Mar 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:45PM

Comcast says improvements are in the works

A different kind of protest

  • Mar 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

A group of the 19-year-old Brett Hickman’s friends took him up on a bet to get him to stop smoking Wednesday afternoon.

Save the old oak tree?

  • Mar 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

One expert says big oak could live for years

Messages from home

  • Mar 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44PM

This is a new feature offered by the Whidbey News-Times. “Messages from Home” for our troops involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom can be submitted to the paper to be printed and posted on our Web site at www.whidbeynewstimes.com. Many in the military visit our Web site frequently to get news from home. Now, messages from home will be the first item on the site.

War or peace, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station vital

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

Capt. Black speaks as war breaks out

Send messages from home

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

The Whidbey News-Times is making it easy for people to send messages to friends and loved ones involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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

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