News

Smith steps up to challenge Haugen

Norma Smith officially announced her bid for the 10th District Senate seat currently held by Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen.

  • Jun 28, 2000

Hospital seeks $5 million levy

Whidbey General Hospital's board of commissioners approved a $5 million bond issue Monday night for the Sept.19 ballot.

  • Jun 28, 2000

Harbor Pride pursues architect input for Oak Harbor

Local architect Terry LeDesky is looking to the entire community for ways to make the city a better place.

  • Jun 28, 2000

Sweet-scented harvest

Annamarie Voss harvests lavender at the Sweetwater Lavender farm south of Coupeville.

  • Jun 28, 2000

Dumb criminals – Whidbey style

"There's plenty of material for a local show, officers say."

  • Jun 24, 2000

New gas station goes up

Another business is entering the battle for gas dollars in Oak Harbor.

  • Jun 24, 2000

Chiropractor opens on Pioneer

"Dr. John Raymond and his wife, Maggie, recently started Whidbey Island Chiropractic, located at 520 S.E. Pioneer Way."

  • Jun 24, 2000

Ideas for downtown

"Downtown Oak Harbor is still a hit-and-miss business environment. But several ideas, many of them familiar, are generating new excitement and hope."

  • Jun 24, 2000

InterWest expenses hit $11 million

"Oak Harbor-based InterWest Bancorp, Inc. announced Wednesday that it expects to incur $11 million in expenses for the quarter ending June 30."

  • Jun 24, 2000

Contest flirts with city laws

Wet T-shirt contest tests city's lewd conduct ordinance.

  • Jun 24, 2000

House still haunts farm

The boarded up Sears kit house remains standing at the entrance to the Greenbank Farm.

  • Jun 24, 2000

Council plans city traffic projects

New list prioritizes road and transportation projects for Oak Harbor.

  • Jun 24, 2000

Award-winning story set in Oak Harbor

Author writes novel and screenplay about life of a '70's military family.

  • Jun 24, 2000

Principal switches districts

Oak Harbor Elementary School principal Glenda Merwine accepts the job as new principal of Coupeville Elementary.

  • Jun 24, 2000

Farming for a living

Being a dairy farmer still requires a lot of faith.

  • Jun 24, 2000

Police scanner

Local police and fire reports

  • Jun 24, 2000

“To market, to market”

Farmer's markets sprout the length of Whidbey Island.

  • Jun 22, 2000

Clinton to get passenger ferry

Washington State Ferries has reversed itself and decided to provide a passenger-only ferry for the Clinton-Mukilteo route during an eight-week construction period next fall.

  • Jun 21, 2000

Haugen takes show on the road

Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen takes tour of Whidbey's worst intersections.

  • Jun 21, 2000

Island eye care trimmed

"The choice of eye doctors for some 5,000 Group Health enrollees on Whidbey Island was narrowed recently. To one."

  • Jun 21, 2000