News

Jump from bridge is apparent suicide

Why he jumped is unclear

  • Feb 12, 2001

Three men try to break into Navy storage unit

A 21-year-old Coupeville man and his two juvenile friends were recently caught burglarizing a Navy storage unit

  • Feb 12, 2001

Will voters bite on hot lunches?

Levy proposal would return federally backed meals to local schools

  • Feb 12, 2001

A bridge to the work world

Transition program lands jobs for special ed students

  • Feb 12, 2001

Muffin theft spurs high-speed chase

A police shooting and a near-miss pedestrian accident too.

  • Feb 12, 2001

Whidbey Island property to be auctioned

Auction includes one-year-old Deception Pass Visitors Center

  • Feb 7, 2001

Oak Harbor therapist arrested

Eight women and girls accuse Glenn Jolley of sexual misconduct

  • Feb 7, 2001

New lifeboats will make Keystone ferry safer

Since 1927 the two Steel-Electric class ferries have made their trips without enough boats to accommodate a full passenger load.

  • Feb 7, 2001

Tourists pour millions into Island County

Study proves it.

  • Feb 7, 2001

A growing concern

Coupeville Garden Club is right in the thicket of things

  • Feb 7, 2001

Rural reflections

A pair of mirror-image horses enjoy a snack near Penn Cove

  • Feb 7, 2001

City jail crowding reaches critical mass

"People think we can just stack them like cord wood, but we have to follow the law.Sgt. Jerry Baker, jail manager "

  • Feb 3, 2001

Haugen backs fare increase

"Also tackles line-cutters, smoking, booze, credit cards "

  • Feb 3, 2001

“Barlean asks Locke, Gregoire to protect state’s energy supply”

Representative calls for use of a 1964 law to keep Northwest electric power in Washington state

  • Feb 3, 2001

Interest rate drop draws mixed reactions

"A real estate appraiser, a lender and a financial advisor disagree about impact. "

  • Feb 3, 2001

Wildcat wrestlers stripped of title

Oak Harbor reported one of its wrestlers had violated a weight class rule during match with Cascade

  • Feb 3, 2001

City narrows choices for new administrator

Mayor probably has a good idea who the next administrator will be.

  • Feb 3, 2001

Oak Harbor man accused of shooting boys with a BB gun

Houchin pleads not guilty to two counts of third-degree assault

  • Feb 3, 2001

Meet the (school) press

School newspapers take on everything from dances to drugs

  • Feb 3, 2001

Staff shuffle continues at city

Cuts are slowly beginning to be felt

  • Jan 31, 2001