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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.

Steps taken toward indoor tennis facility

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

WITA presses for a partnership

Board of health could lose members

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

Byrd, McDowell want only three

Judge dismisses assessor recall effort

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

An Island County Superior Court judge threw out all 12 of the allegations against Island County Assessor Tom Baenen because of their lack of legal and factual sufficiency.

District wants its lawyer back

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

A lawyer chased away by one commissioner is being asked to come back to work by the rest of the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District board.

We herd you’re back

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Alpacas return to Greenbank Farm

Exotic animal ban stirs up crowd

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Seven people spoke, in some cases passionately, against a proposed exotic animal ordinance that would have made it a crime for residents to keep anything from baboons with red butts to grizzly bears in their homes.

Coupeville shuffles school administrators

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

For the past five years, Glenda Merwine has been principal at Coupeville Elementary School. However, she will change job positions this summer and become the new director of student learning for Coupeville School District.

Land transfer preserves forest

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Deep in the woods, somewhere near Strawberry Point, a piece of land covered with trees provides respite for eagles, osprey and other birds. But most people will never see it.

Star Wars fans queue up

  • May 21, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Space — something there wasn’t a lot of in the crowded Oak Harbor Plaza Cinema for the premiere showing of Star Wars “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.”

Port deals with extra costs

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

Port of Coupeville officials are dealing with higher expenses that will delay the scheduled painting of a Greenbank Farm barn.

Candidates ponder elections

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

While the general election is nearly six months away, candidates are already beginning to consider throwing their hats — or keeping their hats — in the ring so that they can help shape the future of the area.

Stream buffers safe for now in county

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:16PM

The law would require all type-4 and type-5 streams to have a 50-foot buffer. This could affect farming and other activities inside the buffer area.

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