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Sehlin plays a poor Santa

  • Nov 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

Educators won’t get what they want

Unsafe at present speed?

  • Nov 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:31PM

County, residents differ on West Beach

Transit forsees a smooth ride

  • Nov 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

But only until 2004 budget

Interim treasurer appointed

  • Nov 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

With the untimely death Tuesday of Island County Treasurer Maxine Sauter, the board of commissioners appointed the county’s chief deputy treasurer to fill the vacancy.

Health fees face an increase

  • Nov 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

The cost of everything from restaurant permits to septic pumper licenses likely will go up next year, if the Island County Board of Health on Monday approves an across-the-board fee increase for Environmental Health public services.

Bank layoffs hit Oak Harbor hard

  • Nov 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

A decision by Pacific Northwest Bank leaders to hire out mortgage lending will mean about 80 people will lose their jobs, including 43 employees in the Oak Harbor office.

Football fever

  • Nov 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

Wildcats are the talk of the town

Robbers escape in purple PT Cruiser

  • Nov 19, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

Police seek public’s help

Episcopalians repair their cross

  • Nov 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

A large white cross floating through the air no doubt prompted a double-take or two from motorists on Regatta Way in Oak Harbor last Thursday morning.

They sacrificed for our freedom

  • Nov 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

Maple Leaf ceremony honors contributions of every veteran

Dead birds no longer wanted by county

  • Nov 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

OK, you can stop sending dead birds now.

Ready for their closeups

  • Nov 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

Firefighters pose for a good cause

Maxine Sauter, 70, dies at home

  • Nov 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

Veteran treasurer will be missed

Oak Harbor Library checks out sites

  • Nov 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

Should a spacious new Oak Harbor library be downtown or in the park next to the senior center? Or how about expanding the current facility so all the books and computers fit?

Suspicious man tried to kidnap girls

  • Nov 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

Police seek public’s help

Election leaders maintain their edge

  • Nov 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

With only about 5,000 ballots left to be counted Friday afternoon, elections in Island County wrapped up with vote margins closing on a series of tight races, and all but one incumbent apparently being bumped from office.

A big day for veterans

  • Nov 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:30PM

Holiday, memorial recognized in Coupeville

Democrats nearly sweep county

  • Nov 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:29PM

Democrats dominated in several tight races for Island County offices, though the county’s only democratic commissioner in many years is polling behind his Republic rival.

County's punch card ballots being punched out

  • Nov 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:29PM

Yesterday may have been one of the last times Island County voters will punch a ballot card, thanks to a $260,000 federal package earmarked for polling updates.

Garbage report disputed

  • Nov 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:29PM

Cost, ideas draw flak

Itty bitty quakes rattle Whidbey

  • Nov 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:29PM

Blink, and you might have missed the small earthquakes that rumbled through Whidbey Island for a few seconds Sunday evening.

Oak Harbor woman loses Navy contract

  • Nov 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:29PM

Claims foul play by larger company

Sign of the times

  • Nov 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:29PM

Show drought is likely

Local politics dominate election

  • Nov 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:29PM

Hot and heavy local politics will take the stage Tuesday when polling places open in Island County.

Senator hears Whidbey's health concerns

  • Nov 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:29PM

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell says she’s going to roll up her sleeves and keep fighting an effort to put steps into place to correct the health care situation on Whidbey Island.

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