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Wine pays off for Greenbank Farm

  • Jan 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

In 2001 the Greenbank Farm board decided to take a risk and convert the farm’s money-losing gift shop into a wine shop. It was a business gamble that paid off, and paid off well.

Whidbey General continues cuts

  • Jan 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Budget balanced, but it’s precarious

Parks district gripes aired

  • Jan 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Heater failure wasn’t the only thing sending a burst of cold air through the John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool at Tuesday night’s North Whidbey Parks and Recreation meeting.

What the school bond would buy

  • Jan 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

School planned for the future

Giant oak will fall to axe

  • Jan 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Instead of mourning the oak, mayor wants to throw a party

Plans for Coupeville station hit snag

  • Jan 22, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Helipad issues slow permit

Constant school levy planned

  • Jan 22, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

As others drop, high school rate would increase

Vocal group protests war

  • Jan 22, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Others create counter-protest

Island teachers march in Olympia

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Whidbey Island education supporters joined thousands of their colleagues in Olympia Tuesday for the Day of Action mass rally, adding their voices to the call for stable education funding.

Oak Harbor honors King

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

Schools, government offices and other public buildings will be empty Monday as people have the day off due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.

Chamber supports school effort

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

The 410-member Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce endorses the proposed high school bond measure, according to Executive Director Priscilla Heistad.

Union money spent on rally

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:36PM

The long long line of yellow school buses and masses of teachers in Olympia Tuesday prompted some people to wonder if the Day of Action was funded by public money.

Legislators see flaws in budget

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Politicians from both sides of the legislative aisle shared their views on initiatives and referendums Saturday at the Whidbey Island League of Women Voters annual legislative brunch. None of them were wearing rose-colored glasses.

Get info into the Almanac

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Submission deadline is Jan. 20

War protestors eye Oak Harbor

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

More than 100 expected

Teachers rally for support

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

While thousands of Washington teachers flock toward Olympia to rally against proposed cuts to education in the state’s budget, others stayed to rally support on the homefront.

Lesson learned at Deception Pass

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Strong current controls boat

Finding protection

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Only 20 percent of victims seek court orders, but study shows they work

DNA points out rape suspect

  • Jan 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Disturbing Oak Harbor crime may be solved

Five library sites studied

  • Jan 11, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

A Seattle architectural firm will be looking into five potential sites for a new library in Oak Harbor, including one spot a city council member called “a dream location.”

Five library sites studied

  • Jan 11, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

A Seattle architectural firm will be looking into five potential sites for a new library in Oak Harbor, including one spot a city council member called “a dream location.”

Hospital ends taxpayer credit

  • Jan 11, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Whidbey General Hospital commissioners recently voted to take back a gift given to taxpayers in more generous times.

Hospital ends taxpayer credit

  • Jan 11, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Whidbey General Hospital commissioners recently voted to take back a gift given to taxpayers in more generous times.

Turn left but not for long

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:35PM

Most along the highway will be eliminated

'Racketeering' claimed over sewer dispute

  • Jan 11, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 2:34PM

The city of Oak Harbor recently hired independent legal counsel to defend against a lawsuit accusing the city and several officials of racketeering, fraud, tortious interference and violation of the Consumer Protection Act.

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