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Oak Harbor police, NCIS agents aid DEA in Ecstasy ring bust

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Oak Harbor Police Department and Naval Criminal Investigative Service agents based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station recently helped the federal government bust a large Ecstasy trafficking network.

Four men charged in burglary spree

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

A loud muffler and liquid soap led to the arrests of four out-of-work Oak Harbor men allegedly involved in a burglary ring on Whidbey Island.

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  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

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It's finders keepers for county employees

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

The old, unwritten rule of “finder’s keepers” was codified Monday, as Island County Commissioners passed a resolution allowing county employees to retain any unclaimed property they find in the course of duty.

Judge keeps juvenile drug court friendly

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:54PM

Therapy is preferred over jail time

Snow wreaks havoc on roads

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Tuesday morning’s snow storm on Whidbey Island kept wreckers and police officers rushing from one minor accident to another.

Let's all play in the snow!

  • Jan 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

All over the area snowpeople became fixtures wherever the right conditions existed: snow; space; imagination.

OSC art auction is in 23rd year

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Proceeds from the auction benefit local charities and non-profit groups.

Coupeville mayor gets her pay hike after some debate

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Concern raised over next mayor

Who will prosecute Coupeville criminals?

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

As always, cops in Coupeville will continue to nab the bad guys.

Firefighters steamed over slow contract

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

The spokesman for the Oak Harbor Firefighters’ union told the City Council Tuesday that he was “disappointed and displeased” with the length of time it has taken to negotiate a contract with the city.

Farrow gets 30 years for killing girlfriend

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Man killed Navy Petty Officer Faith Ellison last summer

Mistrial declared in baby murder case

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

Flores jury can't decide on verdict

'Death Trap

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:53PM

EDITOR'S COLUMN Love typos? Read your television

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

A lot of people enjoy looking in the local newspaper for typographical errors, and I can’t blame them.

Students develop Web site for high school

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Oak Harbor High School has a cool Web site, thanks to the efforts of a handful of students and staff.

Camano killer sentenced to 21 years in prison

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

The 58-year-old Camano Island woman convicted of murdering her housemate by hitting him over the head and then shooting him five times in 1997 was sentenced in Island County Superior Court Tuesday.

NEWS BRIEFS Jan. 23, 2002

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Whidbey pilot recovering, wife still running

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

A well-known Whidbey Island helicopter pilot is recovering so well from serious injuries that his wife will likely continue her run for Congress.

Burglary string ends with four arrests

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Old Town Mall alarm gives police the break they need

Year of the Rat

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

They come into your house without permission. They eat your food, poop in your cupboards and spread diseases.

Voters decide schools' future in Coupeville

  • Jan 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

The Coupeville School District is bringing another 4-year funding levy to the ballot in February, and educators are hoping to get the same vote of confidence they received from residents the first time around.

Store stocks punk, not apologies

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

Rancid. Misfits. Minor Threat. Fear.

Defense doubts police credibility in murder case.

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:52PM

During closing arguments Thursday, attorney Susan Gaer questioned the credibility of Oak Harbor Police detectives and deflected suspicion to try to punch holes in the prosecutor’s case against a 22-year-old Oak Harbor man accused of killing an infant on Christmas day of 2000.

Coupeville council to hike mayor's pay

  • Jan 18, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:51PM

New salary based on half-time position

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