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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.

Good intentions, bad results

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

Several siblings have found a temporary home after having their small world pulled apart by kidnappers — or ducknappers.

Highways become Whidbey Scenic Isle Way

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

Plan shows how to protect corridor

Future of NAS Whidbey bright, prosperous

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Congressman Rick Larsen visited Oak Harbor Saturday to underscore the base’s solid position as the military realigns its facilities.

Oak Harbor finds special ed director

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Veteran comes out of retirement

WEAN files suit against county

  • May 18, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Whidbey Environmental Action Network filed a lawsuit alleging that Island County has violated the state’s Public Disclosure Act.

City Council ponders exotic aniamal ban

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Fireworks also could be outlawed

Island County revises trail plan

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

On Monday, Island County hired an outside consultant to develop a new plan that will guide the county in creating and maintaining its extensive trail system.

Our Base is Safe

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Some jobs added, in fact

Man threatens to set mother on fire

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

No arrests, just a dispute

Coupeville to name special ed director

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Harada leaves after 21 years

Stream buffer hearing Monday

  • May 14, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Is there a drainage ditch on your property?

Dog-bite incidents worry animal control

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Dog owners advised to obey leash law

Water Festival makes a splash

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

Indian canoe races revival continues

Gov plugs Whidbey base

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:15PM

BRAC list announcement expected Friday

Sibling rivalry damages Porsche

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

A 60-year-old man apparently stole a Porsche from his brother, according to documents filed in Island County Superior Court.

Oak Harbor School District Web site redesigned

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Parents will now have one place to find a wealth of information about the Oak Harbor School District. 

City hires youth service coordinator

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Since January of 2004, the Oak Harbor City Council had discussed the possibility of providing the city with a youth services coordinator.

Clearing underway for community softball field

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

As students at North Whidbey Middle School run around the track, they may have noticed two large machines clearing land next to their school last week.

Homeland Security funds link county responders

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

It’s not chainsaws the deputy director of Island County’s Department of Emergency Services spins above his head.

Vacationers hit by burglars

  • May 11, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Sheriff advises preventive measures

Recall court date set

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

The petition to recall the Island County Auditor is moving forward.

Database to screen voters better

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Island County will soon switch to a voter registration database that will allow for a statewide system that will catch dead people and others who cannot legally vote.

Hope floats, kids swim

  • May 7, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:14PM

Special-needs swimmers dive in

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