News

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

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