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ISLAND FLAVORS: Love, romance and chocolate combine in rich desserts

It seems odd that chocolate — a food banned by the church in medieval times because it was believed to be the work of the… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2002
Students at Oak Harbor High School would get more room if taxpayers approve the remodel and expansion. Now

Remodeling input sought

How to get a bigger, better high school

  • Feb 13, 2002
Students at Oak Harbor High School would get more room if taxpayers approve the remodel and expansion. Now

Gravel pit: Navy worse than gravel pit

I have read the numerous Letters to the editor regarding the gravel pit.

  • Feb 13, 2002

Initiatives: Eyman should keep working

Well gee, Mr. Eyman paid himself for helping the rest of us try to get our high taxes down to a liveable level.

  • Feb 13, 2002

Gravel pit: Gravel noise worse than jets

I have owned a home in Dugualla Bay since 1989, and would like to address the issue of noise levels in our area;

  • Feb 13, 2002

Naked pot grower pleads guilty

A 30-year-old Camano Island man who was caught walking naked around the Stanwood Cinemas last fall appeared in court Friday to answer to a charge of growing pot.

  • Feb 13, 2002

TOP O THE MORN: Making music makes sweet family memories

This week, we took stock of the tall trees waving in the cold wind under a heavily clouded sky, and decided it was a day for a pity party.

  • Feb 9, 2002

Parks project worries neighbors

Neighbors reacted with concern this week to an effort by the North Whidbey Parks & Recreation District to tidy up some property it owns in the Hillcrest neighborhood just outside Oak Harbor.

  • Feb 9, 2002

County rights off business taxes

Losses lower than usual, Sauter says

  • Feb 9, 2002

NEWS BRIEFS Feb. 9, 2002

School vandalizedNewly remodeled Crescent Harbor Elementary School suffered what could be thousands of dollars worth of damage at the hands of vandals last weekend.Sometime between… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2002

Parks and Rec board position up for grabs

A commissioner’s seat is open on the board of the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District, though Director Jim Shulock said he hopes to have the position filled at the next regular meeting on Feb. 19.

  • Feb 9, 2002

Wolf girls claim title

District action starts Feb. 16 at Mountlake Terrace

  • Feb 9, 2002

Ferry fares to jump 12 percent

Keystone gets off easy, San Juans hit hardest

  • Feb 9, 2002

Whidbey Island Bank does well

Whidbey Island Bank does wellWashington Banking Company, the holding company for Whidbey Island Bank, on Jan. 23 reported that strong lending activities led to record… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2002

FAITHFUL LIVING: Faithfulness lets us live boldly

I have come to understand that sometimes we experience good things in our lives because we make them happen

  • Feb 9, 2002

Feedback: Store attacked for its honesty

Sonny Starks’ Soundoff (News-Times, Jan. 26) would have you believing Dave’s Music is actively trying to corrupt the youth of North Whidbey Island in order to make a profit.

  • Feb 9, 2002

Spray policy is a starting point

By Matt JohnsonSouth Whidbey RecordResponding to months of pressure from a group opposed to the use of herbicides on county roadsides, the Island County Public… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2002

Bush: Poverty war more effective

While I believe that the attack on Afghanistan was justified and has proven to have been the right decision, I am concerned now that the president is beginning to act like an American Caesar about to lead us on an “American crusade” (his term) to eliminate all evil most of which will be directed against Muslims.

  • Feb 9, 2002

SOUND OFF Teen case shows need for funding

During the past few weeks local media have provided extensive coverage on the case of a 13-year-old sexually aggressive child. The boy was recently released from a state institution and placed in a local, temporary foster home while a permanent home was sought.

  • Feb 9, 2002

Opinion page: Letters need some guidance

Enough, Whidbey News Times!

  • Feb 6, 2002