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"Most seem to agree that Washington's motor vehicle tax needs reform. But some think Initiative 695 is a disastrous way to send a message, while others say it's a message that's long overdue"
"Life on Whidbey, as seen through 911 records."
"Defeat of measure intended to make up for I-695 could force $800,000 in cuts."
"Whidbey's streets, as viewed through 911 reports."
"DUI, assault arrests take two Oak Harbor officers off the street"
Oak Harbor City candidates tell us what they think can be done for downtown and the waterfront.
Schools around the nation are struggling to merge with the new electronic age. Here's a statistical look at how they're doing.
What do local school board candidates say they'll do to get technology into the classrooms?
For more info on technology in the schools
Town Council races are forum focus
Local info on technology in the schools
Inside look at a program devoted to teaching kids better Internet skills.
"Some of the missing sidewalks in Oak Harbor may get built without landowners having to pay, and the proposed waterfront pier project is also in line for a cash kick-start."
"Issues 99: Oak Harbor stands to lose $776,000 if Initiative 695 passes"
Penalties on impounded cars depend on who makes the arrest
"Two fourth quarter plays and seven turnovers sealed the fate of the Oak Harbor football team Friday, as the Wildcats lost to Cascade 14-0."
Can the city of Oak Harbor do anything to encourage the growth of better-paying jobs in the Island County economy? This is what the candidates say.
"After years of being run by the Island County Commissioners, the Island County Health Department's governing board may get some new, mecially savvy members"
"Advises Island County and its health department on public health care needs. Site includes meeting times, topics, along with links to other sites with health information, census data and other public info."
"A $136,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice will give Oak Harbor police a chance to study the causes of school crime and violence this year. The hope is that by getting involved early, tragic school shootings that have happened elsewhere in the country will never happen here."