News

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

Mac wants to be back

Island County Commissioner Mac McDowell is ready for a run at a third term.

  • Jun 21, 2000

Live-aboards could be evicted

"1984 state law reserves state aquatic lands for recreational, not residential, use."

  • Jun 21, 2000

Dial M for Murder

Thriller at the Whidbey Playhouse

  • Jun 19, 2000

Skagit Valley College students want more say

Students at Skagit Valley College's Whidbey campus say they want more independence from the the main campus in Mount Vernon and they want a bigger say in how money collected on Whidbey is spent.

  • Jun 17, 2000

Happy ever after?

Local church leaders agree not to perform marriages without first providing couples with premarital counseling.

  • Jun 17, 2000

Whidbey home sales slow down

Home sales are down in Central and North Whidbey.

  • Jun 17, 2000

Sehlin returns to take on Anderson

Former state Rep. Barry Sehlin said Wednesday that he'll head back to the campaign trail this summer in a bid for the 10th District state House seat held by Rep. Dave Anderson.

  • Jun 17, 2000

Koorn to challenge McDowell in primary

Marvin Koorn says he's wanted to run for the office of Island County Commissioner for many years. This week he said the timing is right.

  • Jun 17, 2000

Coupeville Notes

"Lights, camera, Coupeville!"

  • Jun 17, 2000

Man pleads guilty to felonies

"An 18-year-old Sedro-Woolley man who went on a vandalism, burglary and car prowl spree across Oak Harbor last September recently pleaded guilty to nine felony charges."

  • Jun 14, 2000

Still no sign of lost boy

"Jonathan Camacho's family reluctantly went home to Draper, Utah, Sunday without finding the answer to what happened to the 12-year-old boy."

  • Jun 14, 2000

Firefighters burn to learn

About 20 men from the Oak Harbor Fire Department took turns walking or crawling into a Dock Street house Monday night during a practice burn exercise

  • Jun 14, 2000

Teaching sisters retire

Sisters Cheryl Engle and Sara Purdue are retiring from teaching after more than 30 years in the classroom.

  • Jun 14, 2000