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Dangerous walking

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Parents, officials team up to make roads safer for student pedestrians

Robber takes woman's wallet near Kmart

  • Oct 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

An Oak Harbor City Councilman’s wife was mugged in the Kmart parking lot in broad daylight Tuesday morning, scaring the bejesus out of her. It was the second strong-arm robbery in the city in less than two weeks, though police doubt they are connected.

Robert Yates sentenced to die

  • Oct 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

A Pierce County jury sentenced serial killer Robert Yates, Jr. Thursday to die by lethal injection for killing two Tacoma women.

Navy changes policies on domestic violence

  • Oct 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

Navy and law enforcement officials on Whidbey Island are changing the way domestic violence cases are being handled.

Radar keeps the speed in Coupeville

  • Oct 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

It appears at random on the quiet streets of Coupeville, sitting by Main one day, maybe Broadway the next. It watches you, cyclops like, as you motor past, its face a lighted mirror that registers your proximate adherence to the laws of the road.

14 kids hurt in 2 bus accidents

  • Oct 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:26PM

After school Friday, a bus full of about 30 students from Oak Harbor Middle School was rear-ended by a 1988 Ford Bronco at the intersection of SW Sixth Avenue and Fairhaven Drive.

Time for flu shots

  • Oct 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

With winter on its way, it's time once again for Island County residents to roll up their sleeves and get a pretty poke of preventative medicine.

Library may ask voters to restore levy

  • Oct 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

When the economy slumps and revenues dry up, even librarians get the blues.

Sex offender returned to island by 'the chain'

  • Oct 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

He’s baa-ack. Troy Salmon, a 39-year-old sex offender who disappeared this summer without notifying the Sheriff’s Office, was recently brought back to Island County after being arrested in Maricopa County, Ariz.

Everyone signed up for school year

  • Oct 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

Teachers’, administrators’ contracts ratified

Hundreds put on the dog for Wag-n-Walk

  • Oct 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

It was Whidbey Island’s biggest doggie-do. Hundreds, humans and canines alike, came out for this great big party. Whidbey Animal Improvement Foundation and Free Exercise Time for Canines and their Humans joined forces to host Wag-N-Walk at the off-leash dog park off Patmore Road in Coupeville Sunday.

War protest grows on Whidbey

  • Oct 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

Several people join one man’s political stance

Patients get the point at Whidbey General

  • Oct 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

Chemically sensitive? Get on the list

  • Sep 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

To get on the state Dept. of Agriculture Pesticide Management Division’s list for chemically sensitive individuals, call Kathi Matherly at 1-877-301-4555. Registering individuals must have a doctor’s certification attesting to their condition, as well as a description of their residence and the addresses of the homes in their immediate vicinity.

City hopes Big Bang delivers bucks

  • Sep 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

More tourists will be coming to Whidbey and Camano island and spending their money during the fall-to-spring off-season if a new marketing campaign works as intended.

Professor puts Big Rock in place, geologically speaking

  • Sep 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

For University of Washington earth sciences professor Terry Swanson, the geologic forces that shape the earth’s surface might be measured in eons, but they’re as action-packed and exciting as any Hollywood blockbuster.

Vet shows distress with flag

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

Oak Harbor resident Bob Barber is irritated, and he’s turned that state of mind into a visible sign of distress.

City seeks say in county windfall

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

People who run the city of Oak Harbor want a hand in deciding how $400,000 in “rural designation” funding will be divied up.

Design board OKs countroversial Coupeville rezone

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

Miriam’s Espresso rolls on, despite Big Rock

Thousands get high at Camp Casey

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Kite Festival draws 4,000

LaConner man survives jump at Deception Pass

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

A 47-year-old LaConner man jumped off Deception Pass bridge in a apparent suicide attempt, but was immediately pulled out of the swirling water below by boaters Tuesday morning.

Yates' life now in hands of jury

  • Sep 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Oak Harbor High School graduate Robert Yates may face the death penalty for killing two women in Pierce County.

All that's left are ashes

  • Sep 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

An Oak Harbor couple and their two small children lost just about everything they own in a fire at the M&M Mobile Home Park early Friday morning.

60 years ago, base was big news

  • Sep 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

My how things have changed in 60 years. In 1942 a 49-pound bag of flour cost $1.39 and a U.S. Navy petty officer earned as much as $129 per month. And, it cost a whopping $4 million to build Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Seaplane Base and Ault Field.

THIS JUST IN

  • Sep 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Minor quake felt on Whidbey

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