News

WASL scores trend upward

The results are in.WASL test scores for Oak Harbor and Coupeville schools are mostly up from last year.

  • Sep 13, 2000

“Anderson, Sehlin debate at Oak Harbor senior home”

Candidates for state representative talked about prescription drug costs and wages for caregivers at a forum at the Summer Hill Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Oak Harbor on Monday.

  • Sep 13, 2000

Break-in stabbing alarms neighborhood

An early morning break-in at an Oak Harbor home turned into a melee between the intruder and the residents and ended with a stabbing.

  • Sep 13, 2000

Greater Tuna has Tex appeal

Two-man show at Whidbey Playhouse is a Texas tale twister

  • Sep 10, 2000

Forward to the Future

South Whidbey's Robert Forward works in a 'magical' universe.

  • Sep 9, 2000

New Web site links those in need to help

"The Web site is called the Community Online Resource Database, or CORD. "

  • Sep 9, 2000

City chips in lodging tax for promotional campaign

"County and cities will spend about $180,000 a year to promote Whidbey as a tourist destination. "

  • Sep 9, 2000

“Education summit draws noted author, speaker”

"Author and national lecturer on education, will be the keynote speaker at this year's Every Child Can Reach the Summit. "

  • Sep 9, 2000

Nichols Brothers launches into new boat job

Freeland boat builder announces a third commuter catamaran contract.s

  • Sep 9, 2000

Sailor gets set to meet the stars

NAS Whidbey's Tawanna Gallassero chosen to represent the Navy at Sunday night's Emmy Awards.

  • Sep 9, 2000

Fit and Trim

Oak Harbor Fitness Center broadens local workout options

  • Sep 9, 2000

Greenbank Farm president resigns

John Teutsch says he hopes new volunteers will get involved.

  • Sep 9, 2000

A history of life and death

Historian Theresa Trebon's new book traces 150 years of medical care on Whidbey Island.

  • Sep 6, 2000

New group aims to stem tide of DUIs

Impaired Driving Impact Panel of Island County hopes to put a face on the victims and others affected by drunk driving.

  • Sep 6, 2000

Mad Max picks up award

Oak Harbor man is honored again for his conservation work.

  • Sep 6, 2000

Oak Harbor Middle School holds open house

Newly remodeled school is ready for students and inspection.

  • Sep 6, 2000

Locke decries negative political ads

"Speaking at historic Freeland Hall during a fund-raiser, Gov. Gary Locke told a crowd that he will never run a negative campaign ad ever. "

  • Sep 6, 2000

Local school buses are safe

Transportation officials say their buses have been checked for defective brakes.

  • Sep 6, 2000

In Good Thyme

Buddleia bush is a butterfly buffet.

  • Sep 6, 2000

In the hands of women

Historian traces the long story of medical care on Whidbey Island and finds much of it was in the hands of women

  • Sep 6, 2000