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Roundabout fans will have to wait

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:59AM

Oak Harbor drivers jonesing for roundabouts will have to get their fixes elsewhere until the city is able to secure funding for a project supporters say would drastically improve traffic movement and safety in the Swantown Road area.

‘New and shiny space’

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:59AM

White lines painted in a field and a mini-van marked the site of Oak Harbor High School’s new Career and Technical wing at Wednesday’s groundbreaking ceremony.

Island Scanner

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office

Wharf Fest needs boats, autos

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Organizers of Coupeville’s second annual Wharf Fest maritime celebration are in need of more vintage boats and automobiles to attend the two day event. Last year, the event attracted several steam launches from as far away as Spokane. However, with rising fuel costs, none are expected to attend this year.

Volunteer to drive vets

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Whidbey Island Chapter 47 of the Disabled American Veterans need volunteers to drive their DAV Van to the Seattle VA Hospital. The DAV relies on volunteer drivers to transport veterans to keep their appointments at the VA Hospital. Many island veterans would not benefit from much-needed medical care without the help of the DAV’s transport. If you can arrange at least one day a month to help out, please call 257-4801.

Marina aims to save kids’ lives

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Children building memories at the Oak Harbor Marina will no longer have to place themselves in danger by gamboling on the dock without proper lifejackets.

Fire district to test levy mood

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Commissioners from the North Whidbey Fire and Rescue District are mulling over the possibility of putting a levy lift lid proposal to voters once again, but this time a different approach will be employed in an effort to convince the electorate that the measure needs to be passed.

County lands emergency funds to disperse

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Island County has been chosen to receive $4,588 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

Who made the program float?

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Aside from the project coordinator J.J. Jones, the people responsible for making the loaner lifejacket program a reality were:

Vehicular homicides prompt 2 confessions

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Randi Shelton and Jonathan Everbeck will both be going to prison for their parts in two separate vehicular homicide cases that police say resulted from drunk driving.

Oak Harbor, with mustard

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Oak Harbor is a spicier place to live with a little mustard on it.

Coupeville school layoffs avoided

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

Like many other school districts in the state, Coupeville has to make cutbacks to resolve a budgetary shortfall.

News briefs

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:58AM

County tightens Freeland zoning

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

The Island County Commissioners approved an interim ordinance Monday aimed at heading off any last minute development efforts in Freeland that could run contrary to goals and policies set out in the non-municipal urban growth area’s sub area plan.

Student diver feared lost

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

The Coast Guard suspended a search Monday night for a missing diver at Rosario Beach.

Waterfront trail path clears hurdle

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

A waterfront walkway plan that has been cryogenically frozen for decades was partially thawed out at last Tuesday’s Oak Harbor City Council meeting.

Students spell success

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

There were more than 30 new faces at the monthly Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce luncheon May 15.

Pregnant smokers get ‘quit line’ help

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

Pregnancies are difficult enough for women without adding the risk of possible birth defects caused by smoking.

Child rape verdict follows boy’s testimony

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

A jury found a 34-year-old Oak Harbor man guilty of sexually assaulting a preschool-aged boy at an informal daycare.

One-day razor clam dig proposed

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced razor clam enthusiasts may get one more day of digging this season.

Your government

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve: Tuesday, May 27, 4 p.m., Coupeville Recreation Hall, 901 NW Alexander St.

Eagles delay paving job

  • May 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

Island actress needs your vote for ghost flick

  • May 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

NAS Whidbey’s new patrol plane takes shape in Renton

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

As Growler mania reaches a protracted crescendo at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and in the Oak Harbor community, a new frenzy is waiting in the “wings” to grab the limelight.

NAS Whidbey’s new patrol plane takes shape in Renton

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57AM

As Growler mania reaches a protracted crescendo at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and in the Oak Harbor community, a new frenzy is waiting in the “wings” to grab the limelight.

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