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Coupeville wharf project putts along

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

The Port of Coupeville continues to push ahead with plans to expand moorage space and improve services at the Coupeville Wharf, despite ongoing difficulties in obtaining some necessary permits.

Elementary school remodel bid awarded

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

The Oak Harbor School District Board of Directors voted Monday night to award a $5 million remodeling construction contract to a Sedro-Woolley construction company.

Prosecutor details murder allegations

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks called a series of witnesses to the stand in Island County Superior Court Friday and Tuesday to painstakingly describe the scene of a 1997 murder.

Man pleads not guilty to residential burglary charge

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

A 33-year-old Freeland man accused of trying to collect money from an acquaintance in a rather unfriendly way is now facing prison time if convicted.

Northwest Straits Commission wins additional federal funding

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

The Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative, which includes in its auspices the Island County Marine Resources Committee, will receive $950,000 in congressional funding for 2002 — an increase of $200,000 from last year.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov. 14, 2001, issue

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

News for your information

Navy families meet Christmas mail deadline by painting early

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

Christmas is still more than a month away, but it’s much closer for those hurrying to send cards, letters and packages to military loved ones overseas.

Marine debris clean=up funded

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

Old fishing, crabbing nets in Puget Sound will be removed

Construction cash flows into base

  • Nov 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:22PM

President OKs $14 million for NAS Whidbey projects

Regulations force bulkhead owners to plan

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

If Pat Loveless could give shoreline property owners one piece of advice about doing construction work on or near a bulkhead, his recommendation would have nothing to do with designing the structure or pouring the concrete. He would advise applying for a permit early.

Camano murder trial opens in Coupeville, may last until Dec. 4

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

The trial of a 57-year-old Camano Island woman accused of shooting her elderly housemate to death in 1997 started this week in Island County Superior Court.

No surprise in city school board race

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

By the looks of the county auditor’s preliminary counts from Tuesday’s election, there are no real surprises on the results on the Oak Harbor School Board elections.

County prepares to cut after I-747 passes

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

It’s belt tightening time for Island County government.

City sales tax worries eclipse impact from I-747

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

The impact of Initiative 747 on the city of Oak Harbor will be long-lasting and compounded each year, but the property tax limiting measure will have only a small effect in the short run, Oak Harbor Finance Director Doug Merriman said.

One man youth group hits Oak Harbor Council

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

The average age of the Oak Harbor City Council, which has historically been made up of people in their mature years, was lowered with the election of a single non-incumbent candidate.

NEWS BRIEFS Nov. 10

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Information for you to use.

County voters join throng in favor of I-747

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Island County voters joined their peers statewide in giving hearty approval to an initiative that will limit property tax increases to 1 percent annually.

Sacrifices remembered

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

“America will remain the land of the free only so long as it remains the home of the brave,” said Capt. Charles P. Martello, guest speaker at the Veteran’s Day Commemoration held Friday at Coupeville’s United Methodist Church.

Squadron delayed by terrorist attacks

  • Nov 10, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Life for a Whidbey Island-based squadron and their families got a whole lot sweeter on Friday.

Cats' swimmers grab four district wins

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

A speedy one-two punch led the way for the Oak Harbor girls swim team at the 4A District 1 meet last weekend.

ISLAND SCANNER Nov. 7 edition

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:21PM

Read what calls have come into police

Man loses everything in boat blaze

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

A man lost all his possessions along with his boat to a fire that broke out Friday afternoon in Cornet Bay.

Burn ban kindles dispute

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

The wording of the burn ordinance adopted by the Island County Board of Commissioners only a few weeks back does not jibe with current state law, and needs to be changed. The question is: Changed to what?

Living with anthrax a reality in Washington, D.C.

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

As in all American communities, citizens of Oak Harbor and Coupeville harbor a deep fear that anthrax spores may appear in their midst, either through the mail or some more direct act of terrorism.

Two lose jobs in pesticide probe

  • Nov 7, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 1:20PM

After months of investigation by the the Environmental Protection Agency and a private investigator hired by Oak Harbor School District into the illegal dumping of the pesticide Dursban on school district property, two district employees no longer have their jobs.

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