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Judy Diekman has given her students the royal treatment for 35 years. No wonder they think she's so special.
"Extra 2 percent may help boost Island County tourism, if other government agencies go along."
"News from Whidbey, as seen through 9-1-1 reports"
Island Transit calls impending death of Saturday bus service the first casualty of Initiative 695.
"For 71 years, Millie Severine knew she had a sister. But where?"
Lynne Wilcox changes parties and launches second challenge against incumbent Republican Island County Commissioner Mac McDowell.
Oak Harbor's projected cuts include some popular programs.
"The number of local video stores thins by one as Quality Video calls it quits, blaming competition from new Blockbuster stores."
"No one can say for sure what the weather will bring, but return of La Nina pattern may bring a repeat of 1998-99's strong winds and rain."
"Clinton ferry dock may also run out of money for completion, senator says."
"Up-to-date vote counts on the races for Oak Harbor City Hall seats, Coupeville Town Hall slots, the Vanderzicht Pool levy, and more from the Island County Auditor's Office."
Landowners say the county's ideas for environmental rules would put them out of business — but others say rules are still too loose
Fighting bald eagles carry on their battle for territory in an islander's back yard
"If you want to know more about wine, here's the guy to call"
"Some taxpayers say they are tired of paying for Oak Harbor's public pool. But if they stop, pool operators say they may not be able to keep it open."
Everett man seriously hurt in separate mishap
"Most seem to agree that Washington's motor vehicle tax needs reform. But some think Initiative 695 is a disastrous way to send a message, while others say it's a message that's long overdue"
"Life on Whidbey, as seen through 911 records."
"Defeat of measure intended to make up for I-695 could force $800,000 in cuts."