News

Editorial: Night Out is expression of community values

The death of NAS Whidbey's Scott Kinkele in a senseless drive-by shooting on Highway 20 hits us hard.

  • Aug 2, 2000

Family files suit over Camano accident

"A Camano Island couple whose twin teen-aged sons were killed in a car accident in 1997 are suing the driver of the car, his family and another family who owned the car."

  • Aug 2, 2000

Party planned on the prairie

An old-fashioned barn party is shaping up on Ebey's Prairie.

  • Aug 2, 2000

Singers to perform

Piper Eger and Betsy Senff will present a concert in Oak Harbor on Sunday.

  • Aug 2, 2000

“Family, neighbors shaken by arrest of Anacortes men”

"While investigators puzzle through the evidence, the brother's family members continue supporting them."

  • Aug 2, 2000

Medicare costs to rise

"Next month, many of Whidbey Island's 6,000-plus seniors may be paying more for Medicare."

  • Jul 29, 2000

Aggressive weed needs aggressive response

"Strong, aggressive and armed for protection, Canada thistle is a non-native weed that will quickly take over if left uncontrolled."

  • Jul 29, 2000

Cable company lays groundwork for more channels

Millennium Cable is scheduled to complete construction of a fiber optics backbone that runs the length of the island by the end of the summer.

  • Jul 29, 2000

InterWest posts significant quarterly loss

InterWest announces a net loss of $6.1 million for the quarter ended June 30.

  • Jul 29, 2000

Candidate filing: Primary races thin

"The September primary will feature a long list of people seeking statewide office, but for local elections the competition will be slight."

  • Jul 29, 2000

Faithful Living

Letting go can be a giant leap of faith.

  • Jul 29, 2000

Swing this Sunday in the Park

Concerts on the Cove brings Dina Blade and Barrie Vye for park series.

  • Jul 29, 2000

School districts unveil new budgets

It will cost more to operate schools.

  • Jul 29, 2000

“Navy officer shot, killed”

A junior officer stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station was fatally shot in the head early Friday morning while driving on Highway 20 in Skagit County.

  • Jul 29, 2000

Alaska USA to start construction

"Alaska USA Federal Credit Union starts construction on its new 6,050 square-foot building."

  • Jul 29, 2000

Women in the Navy

Acceptance grows as more women climb the ranks.

  • Jul 26, 2000

Lifeline is a lifesaver

"In an emergency, help is as close as the push of a button."

  • Jul 26, 2000

Trouble ashore?

New shoreline rules pose more planning hurdles for Island County.

  • Jul 26, 2000

Greater Tuna lands on Playhouse stage

Comedy about Texas' third smallest town opens in September.

  • Jul 26, 2000

From Asian island to Whidbey Island

Taiwanese teens spend a month learning about local culture.

  • Jul 26, 2000