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View from Today

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Beware what you wish for — it might come true.

Turn of a Century: The future

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

New Navy planes; a gentrified economy; health care and business in cyberspace — key people tell us what the future holds for Whidbey

Turn of a Century: A look back

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Some of Whidbey's oldest residents say that not all 20th century changes were for the better.

Ebey's Landing preserves more land

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"A branch of the Engle family sells development rights on 103 acres of prime Ebey's Prairie land to the historical reserve, preserving it forever."

Bridge Views

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

To our readers in the 22nd Century

"Police blotter, Dec. 29, 1999"

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"A view of Whidbey, as seen through emergency reports"

County says no to Ebey's Landing cell tower

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

Tall Sprint-Spectrum tower is ruled incompatible with area's pastoral surroundings

Y2K: Have a computer that's not a Mac? You might want to read this

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Old PCs might need some patches to function well after Jan. 1, but most won't be a problem."

Y2K is here

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"But should anyone care? Old fears about power outages, phone outages, bank collapses, etc., are overblown, officials in those industries say. But it's still not a bad idea to be prepared for a disaster -- whether it happens on New Year's Eve or not."

Navy hints at cutbacks of its own

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Top brass call ferries, highways critical to region's bases; express worries about I-695 cuts"

"Police blotter, Dec. 25"

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"A view of Whidbey, through emergency 911 reports"

'It's a wonderful place'

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"For these Oak Harbor friends, death and life in the Vietnam era cemented bonds through the decades. Soon, one who was lost will return home."

Bomb threat leads to felony arrests

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

Answering machine and caller ID bust teenage pranksters

Oak Harbor may backtrack on business tax

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

But alternative may cost everyone more

"Police Blotter, Dec. 18, 1999"

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Whidbey, as viewed through 911 logs."

Navy gets biggest pay hike in 18 years

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Selected ranks get more, but everybody gets something. Oak Harbor's economy — bruised by recent drawdowns — may regain a bit of lost ground."

Sailors say they sign on for more than just pay

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Overtime, family stress, travel, expensive housing, but healthy benefits all come into play when they decide whether to re-enlist, or try their luck with higher-paying civilian jobs."

Friends seek funds for crash victim's family

  • Dec 20, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Anthony Jordan, 40, died this month of injuries he received in a Nov. 26 car accident, leaving a widow and three children in tough times."

Claus meets Claws

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Dogs, cats, snakes, iquanas — all make pilgrimage to visit an unusual St. Nick"

Light from Togetherness

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Compassionate Friends join worldwide circle to remember lost children.

A new hangout for kids

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Youth Dynamics' doors should be open next month

Hospital OKs rate increases

  • Dec 17, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

Vote takes effect before Initiative 695 becomes law

"Police logs, Dec. 11, 1999"

  • Dec 12, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Whidbey Island, as viewed through emergency 911 reports"

Trial helps bring closure to pain

  • Dec 10, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"For two state transportation workers hurt in a horrible accident last summer on Whidbey's stretch of Highway 20, the trial this week of the car thief who hit them helps close a chapter in their long road to recovery"

Hospital considers raising fees to beat I-695 deadline

  • Dec 10, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Vote now, or go to a public vote later is the question for Monday's board meeting in Oak Harbor"

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