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Police send out email alerts

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:09AM

Oak Harbor police officers are entering cyberspace to help make the community safer and more informed.

Appeals decision may net hospital $100,000

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:09AM

A Washington state Court of Appeals’ recent decision could mean a sizable tax refund for Whidbey General Hospital, as well as have far-reaching implications for other hospitals in the state.

Theft charges for transient

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:09AM

A 48-year-old transient woman who police asked the public to help locate is now facing a potential prison term, according to court documents.

Communicating with the public

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:09AM

Oak Harbor City Planners Rob Voigt and Cac Kamak have voluntarily expanded their job duties to create an inviting cyber-environment where residents can engage in open and candid discourse on local issues.

Marina free from lease Governor signs bill

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:09AM

After years of effort and one gubernatorial veto, the Oak Harbor marina is finally free from tideland lease fees. At least for a decade.

Island Transit offers free vehicles to nonprofits

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:09AM

Under normal circumstances, New Leaf of Oak Harbor wouldn’t be able to afford to purchase a bus, let alone one with a wheelchair lift.

News Briefs Beach Watchers focus on whales

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:09AM

The gray whales are back in Saratoga Passage until early June, feeding on ghost shrimp in the sandy, muddy shallows of Camano and Whidbey islands from Langley to Coupeville. The public is invited to come and watch them with the Washington State University Beach Watchers.

City enters blogosphere

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:09AM

Park’s roots traced to CCC

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

The ambitious Civilian Conservation Corps in a mere nine years helped a financially-depressed and demoralized country to its feet while injecting a generation of young men with pride and integrity.

Police catch man on the run

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

A 24-year-old Oak Harbor man who tried to elude police in order to avoid getting caught without a valid driver’s license could wind up in prison, court documents state.

Police chief search begins

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

The Oak Harbor Police are hunting for a leader.

Rep. Larsen serves pork to his district

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

Replacing P-3C Orion a top priority

Aerostar runs wild at Arco Damage extensive, but nobody hurt

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

An 18-year-old driver’s ill-conceived attempt at accessing a right turn lane in Oak Harbor Thursday afternoon culminated in an unbelievably turbulent ride generally reserved for night terrors or absurd flicks requiring a complete suspension of disbelief.

Dogs recruited in poop suspension effort. County tries humor at Holmes Harbor

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

Island County is using public education — and a dash of levity — to help stem some of Holmes Harbor’s contamination woes.

Make way for the marathon

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

Motorists on the highways and byways of Whidbey Island will need to be extra alert from 8 a.m. to around 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, as they share the roadway with more than 2,500 runners in the seventh annual Nature’s Path Whidbey Island Marathon.

News Briefs Extreme pruning costs thousands

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

It will cost the company that owns the Kmart shopping center nearly $4,000 to replace mutilated maple trees.

HUD waiting list open again

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

For the first time in four years, low-income individuals and families can join a waiting list for rental assistance.

Port details increasing money woes

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

Higher taxes seen as solution

Coupeville deputy marshal search continues

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

A former councilman is now serving on Coupeville’s Civil Service Commission.

County boosts speed limits on 2 roads

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:08AM

Speed studies conducted by the county on Crescent Harbor and Taylor roads have determined that the stretches of concrete can accommodate slightly higher velocities.

Aerostar runs wild at Arco.

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:07AM

An 18-year-old driver’s ill-conceived attempt at accessing a right turn lane in Oak Harbor Thursday afternoon culminated in an unbelievably turbulent ride generally reserved for night terrors or absurd flicks requiring a complete suspension of disbelief.

Dogs recruited in poop suspension effort.

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:07AM

Island County is using public education — and a dash of levity — to help stem some of Holmes Harbor’s contamination woes.

Firing of former deputy upheld

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:07AM

An arbitrator found that former Island County Sheriff Mike Hawley had just cause in firing Jay Wallace, a former deputy and sheriff candidate, for dereliction of duty and dishonesty in his response to 911 calls two years ago.

Camp Moran, police officer on chopping block

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:07AM

With fewer students attending Oak Harbor schools, school leaders are looking to make more budget cuts in the coming weeks, possibly including such popular programs as the Camp Moran camping experience and the high school police officer.

Math WASL fades away

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:07AM

The standardized math test many Whidbey Island high school students struggle to pass will be phased out in six years.

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