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“Budgets need a boost, say county officials”

County commissioners will need to balance increased needs with limited dollars

  • Sep 30, 2000

One minute safety checkup

It only takes a minute to check your child's car seat

  • Sep 30, 2000

Higher prices for heat hit home on Whidbey

Propane prices soar as winter approaches

  • Sep 30, 2000

State Ferries plans passenger-only Clinton boat

Seeking proposals to provide temporary service between Clinton and Mukilteo from late November until mid February.

  • Sep 30, 2000

Buckle up – we love you

And there's help at hand to make sure you do it right

  • Sep 30, 2000

Murder he wrote

"Island County Sheriff Mike Hawley publishes his first novel, a murder mystery set in Seattle. "

  • Sep 28, 2000

Port Angeles man sentenced for bringing meth chemicals to Whidbey

28-year-old sentenced to three months in jail.

  • Sep 27, 2000

Teen charged with child rape

14-year-old Oak Harbor boy pleads not guilty to a charge that he raped a preschooler.

  • Sep 27, 2000

Waiting on the levy

Board says it will make a decision Oct. 10

  • Sep 27, 2000

Tea and a helping hand

Friends stage a fine feathered fund-raiser

  • Sep 27, 2000

“Fashion, Feathers and Friends”

"A collection of 26 handmade birdhouses of all shapes and sizes, many of them made by Whidbey Islanders, will be auctioned to raise money for the Friends of Home Health Care. "

  • Sep 27, 2000

A whale of a thrill for Whidbey Islanders

Dozens of whales do Whidbey passby.

  • Sep 27, 2000

Color me Oak Harbor

Downtown Committee members want to dress up downtown buildings with a mural and color coordination scheme.

  • Sep 27, 2000

Friends in need

Oak Harbor couple found help they didn't know existed

  • Sep 27, 2000

Oak Harbor gets a blueprint for change

Visiting architects provide plenty of suggestions for the revitalization of Oak Harbor.

  • Sep 20, 2000

Hospital bond passes

"Whidbey Island voters gave a resounding yes to Whidbey General Hospital's request for a $5 million bond, and appeared to favor incumbents in 10th District races for state House and Senate. "

  • Sep 20, 2000

Oak Harbor water rates set to rise

"The cost of standing in the shower in Oak Harbor is likely to go up again, even with entanglements laid in place by Initiative 695. "

  • Sep 16, 2000

Helping hands at Dairy Valley

"Only in Oak Harbor. That's what Barbara Stewart has to say about the way the community has pitched in to help run Dairy Valley after her husband, Paul, was diagnosed with cancer and died April 17. "

  • Sep 16, 2000

Hospital measure worthy of support

The Whidbey General Hospital Board wants to issue just over $5 million in bonds to pay for expansion and remodeling of the hospital in Coupeville. Informed voters will vote yes.

  • Sep 13, 2000

Upchurch Scientific sold to Denver firm

"Upchurch Scientific, one of the largest private employers on Whidbey Island, was recently purchased by a Denver-based investment company for an undisclosed amount of cash. "

  • Sep 13, 2000