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Crowd to welcome Growler home

  • May 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:55AM

New jet accepted Tuesday at NAS Whidbey

Fewer planes, less noise, predicted

  • May 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:54AM

Island economy to take a hit

What'll this baby do?

  • May 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:54AM

It's fun, say those who have flown it

Pilots adjust to Growler experience

  • May 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:54AM

Growlers need garages

  • May 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:54AM

Plane spurs building boom at NAS Whidbey

FIT and ready

  • May 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:54AM

Team takes care of Growler needs

Growler Genesis

  • May 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:54AM

Genes traced back to Super Hornet

Maintaining the Growler

  • May 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:54AM

Technicians trained and ready for new aircraft

Whidbey trashes proposed recycling fee

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:54AM

After mixed reactions from Whidbey Island residents at a proposed mandatory curbside recycling fee late last year, county public works staff went to work immediately, scrutinizing other options.

Oak Harbor man agrees to 15 years to life for rape of 2 year old

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

An Oak Harbor man admitted that he raped a 2-year-old girl, an assault that injured her so badly she had to have surgery at Children’s Hospital in Seattle, according to the Island County Prosecutor’s Office. Jordon Baze, 26, pleaded guilty in Island County Superior Court Thursday to child rape in the first degree. As part of the plea bargain, he has agreed with the prosecutor’s sentence recommendation of 15 years to life in prison, which is years beyond the standard sentencing range.

Whidbey Island news briefs

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

News and updates from around Whidbey Island.

Computer program a drinking deterrent for Oak Harbor students

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

“Gross! Gross!” freshman Kim Smith said after seeing a rendering of her face after a DUI crash. A computer program, Fatal Reflections, was used during Oak Harbor High School’s lunch period Thursday as part of a “Choose to be BuzzFree” pre-prom safety event. Reflections shows the aftermath of one of six hypothetical situations, in which the student or one of their friends drove drunk.

Cops keep tabs on Coupeville teenager in underwear

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

A sock-footed teenager wearing only underwear ran through Coupeville Tuesday afternoon after escaping from a Law and Justice Center courtroom. A 17-year-old Oak Harbor boy was pursued by Island County Sheriff Mark Brown, Coupeville Marshal Dave Penrod, several deputies, staff of the juvenile detention center, a corrections deputy and even members of the county Public Works Department.

Island County jail systems update to cost upward of $800K

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

Updating the Island County Jail electronic control systems presents a logistical challenge and a potential can of worms waiting to have its top removed. Real Estate Excise Tax funds totaling more than $817,000 should be sufficient to carry out the work. The actual contract estimate from the design consultant is less, he added.

Skagit Valley College sophomore Parks wins pretigious Yates Award

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

The Skagit Valley College Whidbey Island Campus presented 22 departmental awards and 38 scholarships totaling $35,900 at its annual honors reception Friday, May 9.

Persistent Northwest rain no longer a curse for Whidbey Islanders?

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

Rain gardens have sacrificed relative anonymity for the limelight as more people discover the benefits of the alternative stormwater management strategy. Mimicking a native forest, rain gardens collect, absorb and filter runoff from roofs, driveways, patios, and other areas where water cannot be absorbed.

Island County considers parks priorities

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

Island County Parks Director Jeff Tate has plunged headfirst into his new pool of duties, emerging from the mishmash with an optimistic schedule for completing a 2008 parks plan update. Tate, who also wears the Planning Director fedora, took on the additional workload after the Board of Island County Commissioners transferred the parks department from the auspices of the General Services Administration to the Planning and Community Development Department.

HWY 20 wreck prompts haz-mat response

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

An unusual accident led to a full-scale hazardous materials response in Oak Harbor Tuesday afternoon. State Trooper Joshua Lancaster said 87-year-old Frances Schultz of Oak Harbor was driving a 1998 Mercury Marquis southbound on Highway 20 and turned right onto Ault Field Road. She ran over grease tubes that had fallen out of another vehicle and had been smashed by cars.

Oak Harbor vehicle assault suspect balks at guilty plea

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

A 22-year-old Oak Harbor man accused of vehicular assault in an alcohol-related accident will not be pleading guilty after all, according to court documents. Reysan Reyes was scheduled to accept a plea bargain at a hearing in Island County Superior Court May 27, but instead he asked for a new attorney.

Library prank suspends 17 Coupeville seniors

  • Jun 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

Accidental shooting outside nightclub sends Oak Harbor sailor to jail

  • Jun 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

The sailor who accidentally shot himself and a woman in a parking lot scuffle outside of Oak Harbor's Element Nightclub is going to jail for 30 days. Vincent Harrison, a 26-year-old Oak Harbor resident, pleaded guilty in Island County Superior Court Monday to attempted assault in the second degree. Under a plea bargain, a second charge of third-degree assault was dismissed.

EA-18G signed, sealed and delivered to Whidbey

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:53AM

If idolatry was more palatable in western society, EA-18G Growler worshippers would not be tossed from the temple.

Sailor pleads guilty in shooting

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:52AM

The sailor who accidentally shot himself and a woman in a parking lot scuffle outside of Oak Harbor’s Element Nightclub is going to jail for 30 days.

Coupeville graduates Class of 2008

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:52AM

Coupeville High School’s Class of 2008 will celebrate its achievements when members graduate Friday, June 6, at 6 p.m. in the high school’s main gymnasium.

Judges among first to run

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:52AM

Only incumbents filed for Island County offices by noon Tuesday.

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