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Bailey backs frugality as campaign starts

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:05AM

Rep. Barbara Bailey has found applications in Olympia for valuable lessons gleaned as a child from her late father, she told a large group of supporters Tuesday morning at her reelection kickoff breakfast.

Watch out for that left

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:05AM

America’s Third Party starts here

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

David Jon Sponheim and Sarah Hart know how to dream big. From a home on North Whidbey, they’ve started a uniquely grassroots effort they hope will do nothing less than change the world.

City goes Dutch for Holland Happening

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

Holland Happening is a North Whidbey staple that has grown into an impressive production as the Dutch and Dutch-for-a-day cater to every age group with myriad activities through Sunday.

Are you in the market for a couple of pianos, a forkli

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

Are you in the market for a couple of pianos, a forklift, a stretcher or a broken chair?

Sailboat sinks near Coupeville Wharf

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

A sailboat spent the better part of a week submerged in Penn Cove near the Coupeville Wharf.

AHAB ready to shout it out

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

Natural disasters have focused their attention elsewhere as the county has waited for more than a year to install a formidable warning system at the highest point in Oak Harbor.

Youth leader could clear his record

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

The on-again, off-again case against a former Oak Harbor youth leader accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a teenager has been resolved in a rather unique way this week.

Youth leader could clear his record

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

The on-again, off-again case against a former Oak Harbor youth leader accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a teenager has been resolved in a rather unique way this week.

Dog on bed sparks violence

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

A fight over a dog on a bed escalated into violence and ultimately ended with a jail sentence for a 42-year-old Oak Harbor man.

Committee ponders cuts

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:04AM

Approximately 30 school staff met April 17 to help develop the criteria needed to make another round of cuts in the Oak Harbor School District budget.

Library bond moves forward

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

The library is more than just books. It’s a community hub that is home to activities to patrons of all ages.

Borrowed-car chase leads to jail

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

A 24-year-old Oak Harbor man who tried to flee from police in a moderate-speed chase has ended up in jail.

The May health and classes for American Red Cross, Isl

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

The May health and classes for American Red Cross, Island County Chapter, will be held at the chapter headquarters at 1150 SE Dock St. in Oak Harbor.

School police officer gone?

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

The teacher or the cop?

Sex offender ordered here

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

A high-risk, Level 3 sex offender who’s getting out of prison in May wanted to move to Everett, where he had been offered housing. But officials from the Department of Corrections, citing a new state law, are instead sending him to Oak Harbor, where he will live on the streets.

Where's the beef?

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

A one-year-old whiteface steer recently escaped Bell’s Farm in dramatic fashion, possibly providing a valuable shot in the flanks for the breed’s civil rights movement.

In Coupeville, time’s up in 5 minutes

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

Have something to say? Then you’d better take five minutes or less to express yourself. That’s a message the Coupeville Town Council sent when members rejected a proposal to increase the public comment time from five minutes to 10 minutes.

Clone nixed for Island Home

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

Rather than build a ferry nobody wants, the ferry system has decided to move in a different direction. The Washington State Department of Transportation Monday negotiated an extension to the lease for the ferry currently serving the Keystone to Port Townsend route.

A harrowing trip on the Steilacoom II

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

Whidbey Island politicians and business people have questioned the suitability of the Steilacoom II for the Keystone to Port Townend ferry route, but none have ridden the boat during heavy seas and told about it.

Island scanner

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office:

Higman takes over Health Department

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:03AM

Keith Higman has spent the last 14 years under the county’s employ building relationships and setting precedents with ongoing, state-lauded projects. In hindsight, he was also attaining the skills needed to achieve the Health Department’s top position.

Food sought to placate ferry patrons in long line

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:02AM

One theory goes that long summer waits at the Keystone ferry terminal may be easier if food is available. With only a single, 50-car ferry serving the route, time may fly faster if one’s attention can be diverted by a corn dog or ice cream cone.

Man bites guard, goes to jail

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:02AM

A 20-year-old Oak Harbor man was sentenced to jail for biting a jailer on the leg. As part of a plea bargain, Jaquan Wilson pleaded guilty in Island County Superior Court April 21 to assault in the third degree. A charge of second-degree malicious mischief was dismissed.

Tion to the law. She said he will be homeless in the O

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:02AM

tion to the law. She said he will be homeless in the Oak Harbor area, but she has no idea where he will be camping out. The former Navy man doesn’t even have a friend’s couch to stay on.

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