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Legislative process

  • Mar 26, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:06PM

Lawmakers tackle health care, roads

Flawed assessments anger public

  • Mar 26, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:06PM

Baenen blames staff shortage

Applebee’s, AutoZone coming

  • Mar 26, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:06PM

Two national retailers, Applebee’s restaurant and AutoZone, plan to move into Oak Harbor at the site of The Home Depot, which is currently under construction.

It’s offical, school levy wins

  • Mar 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:06PM

Ten days after voters went to the polls, the Island County Canvassing Board certified the Oak Harbor School District levy election results Friday afternoon.

City, county conserve water

  • Mar 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:06PM

Not panicked, just concerned

Irish spirit sweeps over city

  • Mar 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

People in downtown Oak Harbor saw green Thursday afternoon as throngs of parade walkers dressed in green to celebrate their Irish heritage or to simply have a good time during Oak Harbor’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade.

Picture threats upset 2 moms

  • Mar 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

Claim school district delayed notification

Hillcrest bomb threat sends students to gym

  • Mar 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

Oak Harbor’s plague of bomb threats has made its way to another school.

Combine crushes man’s leg

  • Mar 19, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

Farm worker Randy Crape suffered extensive damage to both legs after he became entangled in the farm equipment he was operating at Muzzall Farms, just south of Oak Harbor.

Old Cornet Bay closed

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

Despite citizens’ concerns, the Board of Island County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to close Old Cornet Bay Road forever.

Sea creature washes ashore

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

Suspicion is growing over how the 6-foot-long enteroctopus dofleini met its demise.

Quinn the Irishman leads parade

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

St. Patrick’s Day always brings high jinks to Oak Harbor as the Irish Wildlife Society kicks up its heels.

Growth line expansion proposed

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

The mayor is among the owners of a half-dozen properties totaling 415 acres surrounding Oak Harbor who want their land to be included within the city’s urban growth area, a boundary just outside the city limits that may be re-drawn this year.

Transportation bucks clear House

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

Oak Harbor pier included

Poorly loaded cement blamed for fatal crash

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

The husband of an Oak Harbor woman who died from injuries sustained in an April 10, 2002, accident on Highway 20 is suing the company that sold her bags of cement and loaded them into her horse trailer.

Track costs pose high hurdle

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

The track next to North Whidbey Middle School is popular with students and health conscious residents, but years of constant use have taken a toll.

Paramedic talks move ahead

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:05PM

Island County’s paramedics union is moving ahead with contract talks with little conflict with Whidbey General Hospital.

Punch produces felony charge

  • Mar 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:04PM

A 40-year-old Coupeville man accused of punching a woman in the face is facing a felony charge in Island County Superior Court.

Levy sails along

  • Mar 12, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:04PM

District looks to future

Design board eyes school plans

  • Mar 12, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:04PM

Coupeville Design Review Board and the public will examine updated designs for a new Coupeville High School next week.

Kayakers cheat death

  • Mar 12, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:04PM

When vessel assist captain John Aydelotte saw the overturned kayak, his stomach knotted. “That’s not a good thing,” he said.

BTK Connection

  • Mar 12, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:04PM

Oak Harbor police chief once tracked killer

Freshman and sophomores attend academy next year

  • Mar 12, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:04PM

Freshmen and sophomores will start attending an academy next school year designed to help them pass the Washington Assessment of Student Learning.

Citizens angered by road closure

  • Mar 12, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:04PM

The apparently imminent closure of Old Cornet Bay Road has sparked a fire in some local residents.

Council pledges allegiance to Brooks’ plan

  • Mar 12, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 4:04PM

Instead of getting down to the nuts and bolts, Oak Harbor City Council members re pledged their support Tuesday night for consultant Roger Brooks’ $32 million tourism master plan.

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