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Sailors say they sign on for more than just pay

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Overtime, family stress, travel, expensive housing, but healthy benefits all come into play when they decide whether to re-enlist, or try their luck with higher-paying civilian jobs."

Friends seek funds for crash victim's family

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Anthony Jordan, 40, died this month of injuries he received in a Nov. 26 car accident, leaving a widow and three children in tough times."

Claus meets Claws

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Dogs, cats, snakes, iquanas — all make pilgrimage to visit an unusual St. Nick"

Light from Togetherness

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Compassionate Friends join worldwide circle to remember lost children.

A new hangout for kids

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Youth Dynamics' doors should be open next month

Hospital OKs rate increases

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Vote takes effect before Initiative 695 becomes law

"Police logs, Dec. 11, 1999"

  • Dec 12, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Whidbey Island, as viewed through emergency 911 reports"

Trial helps bring closure to pain

  • Dec 10, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"For two state transportation workers hurt in a horrible accident last summer on Whidbey's stretch of Highway 20, the trial this week of the car thief who hit them helps close a chapter in their long road to recovery"

Hospital considers raising fees to beat I-695 deadline

  • Dec 10, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Vote now, or go to a public vote later is the question for Monday's board meeting in Oak Harbor"

"Bridge Views, Dec. 1"

  • Dec 9, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Through the looking glass darkly on taxes

Martha reaches a final home

  • Dec 9, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Donors pitch in to help bury woman left alone

An encounter with the world

  • Dec 9, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Islanders come away with multiple impressions after encounters with both sides of the WTO protests

Kids chase burglars

  • Dec 9, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Seattle-area couple arrested after witnesses see them flee from Kits Cameras

Marina hit by an ill wind

  • Dec 3, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Second major storm hits Oak Harbor in less than a year, damaging its breakwater again. At the same time, rotting supports force a rebuild for D-dock's roof."

State says it's a bridge too far

  • Dec 1, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

I-695 puts brakes on any thought of a new bridge or ferry off North Whidbey

Comp Plan fixes could lead to court

  • Dec 1, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Lots of progress has been made, but a handful of stubborn issues could still send Island County's long-suffering growth plan to court."

A transplant for life

  • Nov 26, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Terry Nowak isn't asking for much — a walk with her son; shopping with her daughter. But multiple sclerosis threatens to rob her of all that, unless a risky new treatment works."

Transit takes to the road for advice

  • Nov 26, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Island Transit could lose more than half its income in the wake of Initiative 695, unless the Legislature, or local voters, bail it out. It's setting up a series of public meetings to ask for advice on where to cut, or where to get money."

A final home for Martha

  • Nov 26, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"When Martha Varner died this month, there seemed to be no one to mourn her — except for one good friend who needs help now to lay her to rest."

Bridge Views

  • Nov 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:21PM

"Buiilding a park can be a way to build community, too"

See your 1999 holiday guide

  • Nov 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:21PM

Click on our Entertainment section for a complete roundup of holiday events and gift ideas!

"Police blotter, Nov. 24"

  • Nov 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:21PM

"Life on island streets, as seen through emergency dispatch reports"

UW study says 2 in 5 kids are in need

  • Nov 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:21PM

Kids Count report says island incomes are stagnating as child care costs rise

The Queen of Second Grade

  • Nov 24, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:21PM

Judy Diekman has given her students the royal treatment for 35 years. No wonder they think she's so special.

"Police blotter, Nov. 20"

  • Nov 19, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:21PM

"News from Whidbey, as seen through 9-1-1 reports"

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