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Vending machines pay off for district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

There was a time when the only food available to students during the school day — besides lunch from home — was prepared in the school’s cafeteria. The situation is different now.

Eagle population continues to rise

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

Whidbey Island’s eagles soar, dive, preen and eat as always, unaware that their legal status may be about to change.

Will there be enough?

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

Local donations steady in spite of Sept. 11

County OKs community center grant application

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

Plans are moving ahead for the construction of an intergenerational community center on South Whidbey.

Smith aims for Congress in 2002

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

Mrs. Smith wants to go to Washington.

Write-in enlivens sewer district vote

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

Randolph enters Holmes Harbor election

State audit finds small irregularities at Admiral’s Cove

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

The results are in on a special limited audit focusing on the financial conduct of three commissioners in Admirals Cove Water District.

Island goblins go bats

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

Halloween turnout is big in Langley

Fishermen worried they’re still up a creek

  • Nov 3, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:56PM

Fishermen who frequent the pier and shore in Glendale wonder when or if they will see fish swim up Glendale Creek this fall.

Social worker’s trial under way

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

Large jury pool for Jolley case

Hunters, trail users try to stay safe on Goss Lake public lands

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

For the past few weeks, Saturday and Sunday morning walks on Department of Natural Resources land near Goss Lake have been cautious affairs.

Islanders help recovery efforts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

While the cleanup from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., is no longer making front page news on Whidbey Island every day, it is the No. 1 thing on the minds of islanders who have signed up to help at Ground Zero.

Halloween brings good times for kids

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

Even though weather forecasters are predicting rain tonight, no one should let a little dampness ruin an otherwise “boo-tiful” Halloween evening.

County officials see budget cuts if I-747 passes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

Concern, not panic, appears to be the attitude of Island County’s elected officials and public servants as they brace for funding cuts that would come with the passage of Initiative 747 in next Tuesday’s election.

Parks budget readied

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

Though it will spend at least $30,000 more to pay a beefed-up full time staff, commissioners in the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District plan to slash some badly needed items out of their 2002 budget as they try to spend little more than they did this year.

State again rejects PSE rate increase

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

After trying a second time to convince state officials to give their company a rate increase, Puget Sound Energy executives walked away from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission empty-handed Wednesday.

Fire district candidates support volunteers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

Paid firefighters open for debate

Saying goodbye to a great community

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55PM

I let the news leak out weeks ago that I was going to the Whidbey News-Times in Oak Harbor. I wanted the give North Whidbey residents time to organize a protest or erect a road block in Greenbank.

Teachers, board to discuss health care

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:54PM

The school board on Monday night agreed to new contract negotiations with teachers to discuss the issue of rising health insurance costs.

Autumn propane prices low

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:54PM

Donna Fremming and some of her neighbors in Scatchet Head have a very warm feeling about the propane stored in the tanks outside their homes.

Police seek suspects in crime spree

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:54PM

An all-night crime spree that started with two burglaries at First Street businesses and ended with a suspected burglar trying the locks on two occupied homes has the Langley Police Department looking for one or more bold criminals.

County fears budget shortfall of as much as $1.5 million

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:54PM

Confronting what looks to be an ever-darkening economic horizon, Island County commissioners are scrambling for ways to batten the financial hatches without also stripping basic services residents have come to expect.

Langley squeezes budget

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:54PM

Expecting only a tiny increase in revenue from property taxes in 2002, the city of Langley will barely be able to pay for increases in its liability insurance rates, employee salaries and benefits and electricity costs.

Terrorism fear prompts many calls to sheriff

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:54PM

Authorities are interested in one or two men of Middle Eastern descent who obtained information about property surrounding the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station in Oak Harbor.

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