News

Kid fair scheduled for Saturday

First annual DARE Fair arrives this weekend

  • Dec 13, 2000

Navy stalls city sewer extension

The Oak Harbor City Council once again put off finalizing a long-running plan to extend sanitary sewer service outside of Oak Harbor city limits after a Navy spokesman said the base has concerns about the idea.

  • Dec 8, 2000

School levy drive kicks off

"A group of about 90 or so parents, teachers, politicians and community members took a break from Christmas shopping and decorating to rally around the school levies Tuesday night. "

  • Dec 8, 2000

Longtime barber opens new shop

"Rob Hood knows the fine points of cuts and shaves, clips and trims. And the former owner of the Midway Barber Shop in Oak Harbor is now back in the trade. "

  • Dec 8, 2000

Oak Harbor joins suit against I-722

The City of Oak Harbor has joined with many other cities across the state in a second lawsuit against Initiative 722.

  • Dec 8, 2000

County OKs new $17 million budget

The Island County commissioners gave property owners an early Christmas present Monday morning. The three commissioners unanimously approved a property tax increase of 2 percent along with the entire 2001 budget.

  • Dec 6, 2000

Coupeville Arts Center tabs new director

"Judy Eakin has found asylum on Whidbey Island, where she will use the contacts and experience from her years in the fast lane to help the local arts community. "

  • Dec 6, 2000

Dairy Queen back in business

"Glen and Sally Groenig are the new owners of the Oak Harbor Dairy Queen. The couple recently moved to Whidbey Island from Yakima, where they operated Dairy Queen restaurants for 10 years. "

  • Dec 2, 2000

Stadium proposal to share ballot

Voters will decide on replacement for aging Memorial Stadium

  • Dec 2, 2000

Slowik resigns from Oak Harbor School Board

Steps down after seven years on the board.

  • Dec 2, 2000

Will GPS sites yield more evidence in Yates case?

"Detectives are trying to figure out the significance of 72 locations that Yates, a graduate of Oak Harbor High School, had recorded in a hand-held GPS receiver. "

  • Dec 2, 2000

Ring those bells – Salvation Army kettles signal season of giving

Oak Harbor resident Glenn Tews rings a bell in front of the Oak Harbor Post Office Tuesday afternoon while collecting donations in a Salvation Army kettle. Money collected locally goes mainly to emergency services and to help the disadvantaged.

  • Nov 29, 2000

Property assessments hit the mail

Initiative 722 brings more options to statements

  • Nov 29, 2000

City readies for big cuts

Employee lay-offs seem just around the corner

  • Nov 29, 2000

Oak Harbor man charged with burglary following attack

He allegedly broke in to ex-girlfriend's home and assaulted her friend.

  • Nov 29, 2000

County fees to pay for court facilitator

Marriage and filing fees go up.

  • Nov 29, 2000

“Jailer disappears, temporarily”

An Island County Sheriff's corrections deputy's failure to show up for work spwns a day-long search

  • Nov 29, 2000

Christmas with the classics

"The concert is set for Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m. in First Reformed Church. "

  • Nov 29, 2000

Sutherland to scuttle live-aboard challenges

Newly elected commissioner of public lands says he will abandon the effort to eliminate private residences on state aquatic lands.

  • Nov 25, 2000

City holds tax hike to 2 percent

Council says I-722 was a message to keep taxes low

  • Nov 25, 2000