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LIVE FIRE!

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Feel what it's like to be inside a burning building. See today's Police & Courts section

'I'll be your teacher today'

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

"Substitute teachers lead varied lives, as schools scramble to find enough to fill classrooms"

"Substitutes: French today, P.E. tommorrow"

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:25PM

Fill-in teachers bring plenty of training and flexiblity to part-time jobs

Wild wind whips island

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Storm blows down trees, power lines, traps two in car on West Beach Road"

Firefighters need a few good volunteers

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue, like most island fire departments, depends on able-bodied volunteers to protect homes and rescue the injured."

LIVE FIRE!

  • Jan 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Central Whidbey volunteers enter a burning home to practice their skills — and feel the heat

"Police blotter, Jan. 8, 2000"

  • Jan 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"A view of island streets, as seen through emergency reports"

Housing Pay: Allowances cut on Whidbey

  • Jan 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Navy cuts Basic Allowance for Housing rates on Whidbey for new transfers and people with changing family conditions, saying that housing costs here don't justify higher pay"

Housing pay: How did they figure?

  • Jan 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Local property managers say Navy never surveyed them about local rental rates

New Mayor: Cohen says she wants a vision

  • Jan 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"City's new leader inherits a thinning treasury, divided council"

New Mayor: Council looks ahead

  • Jan 7, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Oak Harbor council members bring different agendas to the table as a new year gets under way.

City backs away from B&O tax

  • Jan 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Businesses get a break, but everyone else will pay higher utility fees"

View from 1891

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Editors a century ago had dreams of a huge Whidbey metropolis

View from Today

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Beware what you wish for — it might come true.

Turn of a Century: The future

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

New Navy planes; a gentrified economy; health care and business in cyberspace — key people tell us what the future holds for Whidbey

Turn of a Century: A look back

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

Some of Whidbey's oldest residents say that not all 20th century changes were for the better.

Ebey's Landing preserves more land

  • Dec 30, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:24PM

"A branch of the Engle family sells development rights on 103 acres of prime Ebey's Prairie land to the historical reserve, preserving it forever."

Bridge Views

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

To our readers in the 22nd Century

"Police blotter, Dec. 29, 1999"

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"A view of Whidbey, as seen through emergency reports"

County says no to Ebey's Landing cell tower

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

Tall Sprint-Spectrum tower is ruled incompatible with area's pastoral surroundings

Y2K: Have a computer that's not a Mac? You might want to read this

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Old PCs might need some patches to function well after Jan. 1, but most won't be a problem."

Y2K is here

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"But should anyone care? Old fears about power outages, phone outages, bank collapses, etc., are overblown, officials in those industries say. But it's still not a bad idea to be prepared for a disaster -- whether it happens on New Year's Eve or not."

Navy hints at cutbacks of its own

  • Dec 29, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Top brass call ferries, highways critical to region's bases; express worries about I-695 cuts"

"Police blotter, Dec. 25"

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"A view of Whidbey, through emergency 911 reports"

'It's a wonderful place'

  • Dec 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 12:23PM

"For these Oak Harbor friends, death and life in the Vietnam era cemented bonds through the decades. Soon, one who was lost will return home."

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