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Sinclair gets little GOP support, candidate claims

  • Oct 6, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

Former candidate for U.S. Congress Larry Klepinger said the Republican party is not putting enough of its support behind Island County Treasurer Suzanne Sinclair’s bid for Rick Larsen’s seat.

Flu vaccine shortage hits

  • Oct 6, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

Flu vaccinations may not be available this year at Whidbey Community Physicians in Oak Harbor or through clinics sponsored by Island County Health Department.

TB victims face isolation

  • Sep 25, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

For those afflicted with tuberculosis, the coughing, sweating and weight loss are only the beginning of the troubles.

Tuberculosis alive and well

  • Sep 25, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

County now treating five

Animal shelter changes loom

  • Sep 25, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

Improvements prompted by upset public

Sheriff overruled on fireworks

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

The show will go on

Grant survives county critics

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

A grant Island County earned came under fire during the county’s Board of Health meeting Monday.

Statue honors CCC boys

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

Shrouded in a brown tarp and secured with rope, a bronze statue of a 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps boy stands hidden from the imminent rain and the curious eyes of CCC alumni and their families.

Water laser kills pain

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46PM

Many people are hesitant to go to the dentist because of the searing pain that may result from being needled in the gums.

Voters dislike new primary

  • Sep 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

County’s party leaders like it

Highway job starts with history at San de Fuca

  • Sep 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

In many parts of the state, realigning a roadway to eliminate dangerous areas would be a routine matter.

Island shelters are crawling with cats

  • Sep 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Cats and kittens in plastic kennels are stacked like cord wood all over Oak Harbor Animal Shelter.

Big defeat leaves library in limbo

  • Sep 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Having taken two knockout punches to the jaw, supporters of a new Oak Harbor library are in no mood to immediately get back in the ring with opponents.

Septic owners face new rules

  • Sep 18, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Changes to the state’s on-site sewage system rules are swirling around and have made some homeowners angry about costly inspection requirements.

Library loses, Fire District wins Library loses, Fire District wins

  • Sep 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Conard, Shelton lead in contested primaries

Oak Harbor remembers Sept. 11

  • Sep 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Oak Harbor remembered the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony Saturday in Flintstone Park.

Employees start school without contract

  • Sep 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

The local Public School Employees union and the Oak Harbor School District are turning to a state mediator to help resolve several issues for the union’s new three-year contract. The union, which represents approximately 285 employees such as instructional assistants, food service workers and bus drivers, has been working without a contract since it expired Aug. 31.

Father honors fallen son

  • Sep 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

The father of a young airman who gave his life for his country has made sure that Oak Harbor will never forget the contributions made by his son.

Voters punch holes in primary

  • Sep 7, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Democrat, Republican, Libertarian all are self explanatory. But where was the non-partisan ballot supposed to go?

Water system possibly contaminated

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

A routine monthly sample of the Rhodena Beach Water District’s water supply turned up stomach-turning results — E. Coli bacteria.

P2V memorial approved

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

City council agrees on set of conditions

Oak Harbor goes back to school

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Students in Oak Harbor gathered their notebooks, donned their backpacks and headed back to school Thursday morning.

Dog rescued below cliff, later expires

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Possibly it was an elusive rabbit. Maybe it was a threatening coyote. Star, a 9-year-old black lab, is the only one who knows.

Architects return, look for progress

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45PM

Library seen as key component

County reels in tax break

  • Sep 11, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 3:44PM

With nearly $1 million in its pockets, Island County is in a quandary of what to do with it.

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