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Juvenile offenders strain budget

  • Jun 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:19PM

Fifty percent of the year has passed, but 90 percent of Island County’s Juvenile Services detention budget is gone.

School bond signals mixed

  • Jun 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:19PM

What kind should be run?

Meth crisis

  • Jun 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:19PM

Drug hurts families, hikes crime

Union wants new school boundaries

  • Jun 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:19PM

There are more students at Hillcrest Elementary School than any other elementary school in the Oak Harbor School District and the teachers union wants steps taken to balance student populations.

Schools get more Impact Aid

  • Jun 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:19PM

The Oak Harbor School District received a funding boost that should help offset some losses in other areas.

Island parks get millions

  • Jun 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:19PM

Island County alone received $2,117,152 for park, trail and habitat projects.

City shows signs of improving

  • Jun 4, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:19PM

Attractive and easy-to-follow signs will soon guide drivers to the best places in Oak Harbor.

City of Oak Harbor raises slow in coming

  • Jun 1, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:19PM

Several City of Oak Harbor department heads received an extra large paycheck last month.

Congressman leads on meth

  • Jun 1, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

As the methamphetamine epidemic reaches into eastern states, the federal officials are looking for creative ways to battle the inexpensive and dangerous drug.

Gifted students put in clusters

  • Jun 1, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

Separate rooms begin next year

Emergency response tested

  • Jun 1, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

Homeland Security funds in action

Coupeville honors military heroes

  • Jun 1, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

The town of Coupeville commemorated the country’s military heroes with the most Americana of displays Saturday morning.

Mount Vernon man dies in North Whidbey wreck

  • May 28, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

A 53-year-old Mount Vernon man died Thursday after colliding head-on with a dump truck on Highway 20 near Arnold Road.

Farm meeting riles nerves

  • May 28, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

In a scene that more resembled Woodstock than a public meeting about land-use regulations, hundreds of people poured into Coupeville Tuesday night to discuss the future of farming in Island County.

Detour time in Coupeville

  • May 28, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

Main Street project begins

City spends more to win Navy utilities

  • May 28, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

Oak Harbor is spending another $150,000 in an effort to obtain the Navy’s sewage and water systems, bringing the city’s total investment to more than $500,000.

A clean sweep of beaches

  • May 28, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

Beaches available for adoption

Oak’s asphalt may become garden

  • May 28, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

Last year, an oak tree expert concluded that the landmark tree was sick because its roots were smothered underneath asphalt that, to add insult to injury, cars were driving on everyday.

Island County water plan stirs debate

  • May 25, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:18PM

Despite the county’s best efforts, just how much water is available underground is still not known, nor is it ever likely to be.

Parade honors Whidbey’s past, present

  • May 25, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:17PM

Across the country, Memorial Day observances have become rare. But Whidbey Island maintains Memorial Day traditions with programs at cemeteries and a parade in Coupevaille.

Three cars crunched

  • May 25, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:17PM

One injured in accident

Island Transit gets millions

  • May 25, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:17PM

Buses will roll off Whidbey

On the path to a successful education

  • May 25, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:17PM

Preschool graduation takes kids one step closer

County faces $300,000 claim

  • May 25, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:17PM

Island County’s waste hauler is claiming that the county is not giving it enough garbage.

WEAN drops public disclosure lawsuit

  • May 25, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Whidbey Environmental Action Network and Island County reached a last-minute compromise on a lawsuit that was just hours away from a trial.

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