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PBY will come home

  • Jul 24, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:18PM

Some time late this year if all goes as planned, Oak Harbor residents will again see the distinctive shape of a PBY flying over the city.

Group sues to stop Big Rock rezone

  • Jul 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:18PM

The controversy surrounding a commercial rezone of land in front of Coupeville’s Big Rock has entered the legal arena, with a hearing set for Aug. 30 in Island County Superior Court.

Republican challenges Thorn for county commissioner

  • Jul 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:18PM

A Navy veteran and 5-year resident of North Whidbey is challenging incumbent Democrat Bill Thorn for the District 3 seat on the Island County Board of Commissioners in November’s general election.

College saves with 4-day week

  • Jul 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:18PM

Oak Harbor’s Skagit Valley College campus is on a four-day work week until Aug. 31, the result of a directive handed down from college officials as a cost-saving measure.

Lavender attracts highway motorists

  • Jul 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:18PM

Lavender farmer Gordon Edwards was happy that rainfall returned to normal this year.

Navy cleanup cost $85 million

  • Jul 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Superfund work into its second decade

Fire districts nix sales tax hike

  • Jul 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Issue won't go to voters

Sports editor battles injury

  • Jul 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Matt Moss, sports editor of the Whidbey News-Times and a 1992 graduate of South Whidbey High School, is recovering from a broken neck at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

New Oak Harbor library destined for voters

  • Jul 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

$8 to $10 million needed from North Whidbey residents

Now there are two seeking Larsen's seat

  • Jul 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Norma Smith and Herb Meyer will be going head-to-head for the Republican nomination for Congress from the Second Congressional District.

Team 9-11-01

  • Jul 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Coast Guard crew keeps Puget Sound secure

Lawnmower man disrupts free concert

  • Jul 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

When Coupeville resident Ed Spromberg fired up his Murray riding lawnmower Sunday afternoon, it wasn’t grass he was trying to mow down.

Big Rock: Newcomers were rude at council

  • Jul 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

I have lived in Coupeville for 31 years and have been very active in the town development since I can remember. I love Coupeville!

Midway students moved downtown

  • Jul 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

District makes room for Broad View students

Navy crew ready for any crash or burn

  • Jul 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

While U.S. Navy Prowler jets, manned by pilots and other aircrew, are a visible presence in the skies over the Coupeville area, there’s a lesser known, not-so-visible, but equally important crew quietly standing by

Big Rock espresso issue boils over

  • Jul 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Emotions heated at Coupeville rezone hearing

Sailboat races begin Monday

  • Jul 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Let's start racking

  • Jul 14, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Oak Harbor becomes camp town for racers

Whidbey's Mr. Fire retires

  • Jul 10, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:17PM

Stan Anderson used his imagination for fires and rescues

Race Week fleet arrives in Oak Harbor soon

  • Jul 10, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:16PM

Races will begin Monday

Christmas in July food drive is Saturday

  • Jul 10, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:16PM

Folks who go grocery shopping in Oak Harbor this Saturday will be met at the door by some smiling faces.

Baby orca to ride home in Whidbey boat

  • Jul 10, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:16PM

Catalina Jet carries Springer on Friday

Navy provides daycare in schools

  • Jul 10, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:16PM

The Oak Harbor School Board accepted a proposal Monday night from the only childcare provider that submitted one for before- and after-school care programs.

Collies win in court

  • Jul 10, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:16PM

Second sentencing tougher

A Fourth to remember

  • Jul 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:16PM

While clouds teased festival-goers, rain on Thursday was but a sprinkle here and there.

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