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City hopes Big Bang delivers bucks

  • Sep 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

More tourists will be coming to Whidbey and Camano island and spending their money during the fall-to-spring off-season if a new marketing campaign works as intended.

Professor puts Big Rock in place, geologically speaking

  • Sep 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

For University of Washington earth sciences professor Terry Swanson, the geologic forces that shape the earth’s surface might be measured in eons, but they’re as action-packed and exciting as any Hollywood blockbuster.

Vet shows distress with flag

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

Oak Harbor resident Bob Barber is irritated, and he’s turned that state of mind into a visible sign of distress.

City seeks say in county windfall

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

People who run the city of Oak Harbor want a hand in deciding how $400,000 in “rural designation” funding will be divied up.

Design board OKs countroversial Coupeville rezone

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:25PM

Miriam’s Espresso rolls on, despite Big Rock

Thousands get high at Camp Casey

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Kite Festival draws 4,000

LaConner man survives jump at Deception Pass

  • Sep 25, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

A 47-year-old LaConner man jumped off Deception Pass bridge in a apparent suicide attempt, but was immediately pulled out of the swirling water below by boaters Tuesday morning.

Yates' life now in hands of jury

  • Sep 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Oak Harbor High School graduate Robert Yates may face the death penalty for killing two women in Pierce County.

All that's left are ashes

  • Sep 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

An Oak Harbor couple and their two small children lost just about everything they own in a fire at the M&M Mobile Home Park early Friday morning.

60 years ago, base was big news

  • Sep 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

My how things have changed in 60 years. In 1942 a 49-pound bag of flour cost $1.39 and a U.S. Navy petty officer earned as much as $129 per month. And, it cost a whopping $4 million to build Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Seaplane Base and Ault Field.

THIS JUST IN

  • Sep 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Minor quake felt on Whidbey

City's biosolids boost wheat fields

  • Sep 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Contractors are just finishing up a summer project to remove biosolids from the City of Oak Harbor’s Seaplane Lagoon.

Parents criticize school antenna

  • Sep 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Parents of some Coupeville School District students are charged up over electromagnetic fields, asking the school board to reconsider a decision to allow a cellular telephone company to place an antenna on school grounds.

Students' frequent crossings concern many

  • Sep 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Drivers advised to be extra careful this year

Tavern's moose takes up acting

  • Sep 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Something’s wrong in Coupeville. A waterfront icon’s place is bare — the moose is missing from Toby’s Tavern.

When the lights went out on Whidbey

  • Sep 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:24PM

Nobody was injured when a car hit a power pole on Highway 20 south of Oak Harbor early Sunday afternoon, but the impact sheered off the pole and cut power to about 5,000 island households.

Motorcyclist killed in accident

  • Sep 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

A 36-year-old Mukilteo resident was killed when a motorcycle and car collided in the intersection of Highway 20 and Arnold Road Saturday afternoon.

Summer's over

  • Sep 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Sudden flood surprises drivers

Oak Harbor's cable future negotiated

  • Sep 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Entertainment, business both are at stake

School districts interpret WASL results positively

  • Sep 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

The scores are out and Oak Harbor students continue to show improvement.

Jury acquits Oak Harbor teacher of assault charge

  • Sep 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

A jury has acquitted North Whidbey Middle School teacher Rodger Jordan of assaulting a 12-year-old student last spring.

Pay and park at Deception Pass?

  • Sep 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

There’s a good chance come January that motorists using Deception Pass State Park will have to pay a $5 parking fee, a result of state cuts to park funding earlier this year.

Mental health mistreatment results in award

  • Sep 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Jury gives victim $103,000

Crew helps aviators live through disasters

  • Sep 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Something went terribly wrong. Intermittent bursts of light interrupted the pitch darkness, almost immediately accompanied by loud claps of thunder, but that was the least of the crew’s worries.

Meyer, Smith vie to go against Larsen in November

  • Sep 11, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:23PM

Two candidates with distinctly different backgrounds but some shared philosophies are battling for the Republican nomination to run for Congress against incumbent Democrat Rick Larsen.

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