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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.

Farmers speak, agency listens

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

The Washington State Department of Agriculture is holding a special “listening session” Thursday in Oak Harbor for all agriculturalists in Island County.

Keep clam this summer

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

Join Beach Watcher Eugene Thrasher this summer to learn the correct way to dig clams. This year he will be leading groups on two beaches, West Penn Cove and Double Bluff.

Record Relay turnout expected

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

At night, men and women sporting purple T-shirts walk past white, paper bags lit with candles. Written on each of the bags is the name of a loved one who is battling or who has died from cancer; representing both a memorial and celebration of survival.

Start times save fuel

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

In an effort to be more efficient in the face of skyrocketing fuel and other transportation costs, Oak Harbor School District officials have decided to tweak the start times of elementary schools starting in September.

Daughters of the Pioneers make history

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

Daughters of the Pioneers, a group exclusively for the daughters of the descendants of Washington settlers prior to 1870, met May 13-15 for their annual State Convention in Oak Harbor.

Homeschoolers host big sale

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

Homeschoolers on Whidbey presents its annual Used Learning Materials Sale Monday, June 9, at 7 p.m. in Room 137 Hayes Hall by the Oak Harbor Library. The public is invited to come by and buy. Parents considering teaching their children from home can come to learn about the basics of homeschooling. Call 679-6778.

PUD backers delay action on franchise

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

Puget Sound Energy representatives watched what used to be a formality postponed by the Board of Island County Commissioners Monday when the triumvirate opted to hold off on renewing the company’s franchise.

Habitat in a hurry

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

Habitat for Humanity has through its actions become an American benchmark that serves as a model for other civic organizations and charities.

Rossi appearance violates Navy policy

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

In the wake of a policy-breaking appearance by Dino Rossi, officials at the Whidbey Naval Air Station’s CPO Club will be more vigilant in the future about who rents space in the military-owned facility, according to a base spokesperson.

Lunch prices edge up

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

For the second time in as many years, students attending Oak Harbor schools will have to pay more for their lunches.

Prank suspends 17 Coupeville seniors

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

Seventeen seniors at Coupeville High School were suspended from a prank they played in the school over the weekend.

Whidbey Island Bank, Frontier merger broken up by feds

  • Jun 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

Clerical error to blame for Whidbey 'McMansion'

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

A paperwork snafu led to a building permit being issued prematurely for a giant home in Ebey’s Landing Historical Reserve. The mishap has caused consternation in Coupeville, where preservation of the rural working heritage of the land is taken very seriously.

Whidbey Island Bank merger fails

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

Oak Harbor-based Whidbey Island Bank will not become Frontier Bank.

Gas prices change lifestyles on Whidbey

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

Taped to the window of the Skagit Farmer's Supply gas station’s outdoor office in Oak Harbor is a year old cartoon that reads, “It’s hard out here at the pump.” A man pumping gasoline at $3.15 a gallon is frowning at a boy pumping free air into his tires.

No surprises in Whidbey candidate filings | Whidbey Island News Briefs

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

Quick news updates from around Whidbey Island.

Whidbey clammers take advantage of historic low tides

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

These were the die-hards. The people dressed in rubber boots, North Face jackets and toting an emptied bucket of Scoop Away. The people who take the day off work and head down to Penn Cove at 12:30 p.m., some of the lowest tides of the day, to sit knees down in ocean drudge and dig furiously.

Oak Harbor math curriculum on hold after public outcry

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

After a public outcry against a potential new math curriculum for Oak Harbor High School, school officials are delaying its adoption. Superintendent Rick Schulte encouraged the school board members to hold a special workshop so they can have a dialogue with the curriculum review team. Such a workshop would provide board members with a more balanced view of the team’s decision to recommend Core Plus as the new high school math curriculum, he said.

Coupeville driver who struck building now facing drug charge

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

A 40-year-old Coupeville man who fell asleep in his SUV after striking a building is facing a drug charge. Prosecutors charged Nolan Brown in Island County Superior Court May 21 with possession of cocaine.

Warrant out for Oak Harbor sex offender

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

A sex offender who was supposed to be living in Oak Harbor is wanted on a $20,000 bench warrant. Prosecutors charged William Lucio, 25, in Island County Superior Court May 19 with failure to register as a sex offender (failure to notify of move).

Oak Harbor library to host former Seattle Times writer's signing

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 10:51AM

William Dietrich, author of the new historical thriller, “The Rosetta Key,” will have a book sale and signing at the Oak Harbor Library Thursday, June 19, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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