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County property tax rates decline

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:50PM

In his eight years as Island County Assessor, Tom Baenen has never seen property tax rates decline.

County rejects claim for $2 million over deputy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:49PM

Island County dismissed claims Monday for $2 million in damages brought by a South Whidbey girl and her family who contended that an Island County Sheriff's deputy violated the girl's rights.

Fire destroys barn, old cars

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:49PM

No injuries in Freeland, Langley fires

Hospital adds more poking, prodding

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:49PM

Acupuncture, massage at Whidbey General

Marble sculpture comes back

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:49PM

A marble sculpture that went missing in December came back to its owner recently -- by way of the woods and a pretty good story.

Cracks in aluminum boat's hull cause concern at Nichols

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:49PM

Coast Guard, Whidbey firm warn boat builders, owners

Budget cuts seen as threat to public health

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:49PM

County not ready for bioterrorism

Craft store break-in expensive

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:49PM

A late-night break in at a Bayview craft store on Saturday night or Sunday morning netted burglars more than $1,000 and has Island County Sheriff's detectives wondering how the criminals broke in.

It was fast food and murder

  • Feb 27, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:49PM

Mystery Weekend draws good crowd

Body washes ashore in Cultus Bay

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

When the body of a 43-year-old Seattle woman washed ashore in Cultus Bay Sunday, the event solved a week-long mystery in Edmonds.

Board alters block plan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

Clearly interested in ending the suspense over which class schedule the high school will have next year, a motivated South Whidbey school board approved a plan Monday that will give students up to six classes per day.

County offices move into remodeled courthouse

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

The long-awaited carting of files and pushing of handtrucks began Friday as county officials moved from their various temporary offices into a remodeled Island County Courthouse in Coupeville.

Man injured in high-speed crash

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

A car that crashed and flipped over several times near Triangle Road Wednesday night after speeds of up to 110 mph was driven by a man who may have been drunk.

Whidbey General Hospital adds breast cancer diagnostic test

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

Island women have access to state-of-the-art technology

Park that RV at the park for festival

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

Approval on 2-1 vote follows lengthy heated discussion

Nichols helps work Kingston ferry deal

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

Foot ferry could bring work, more service to Whidbey

Skateboard park is over budget

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

South Whidbey skateboarders and freestyle bicyclists hit a pothole this week on the road to building a skate park.

Just one clear breath

  • Feb 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:48PM

Silicosis sufferer wants to warn others

Not gone to these dogs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:47PM

Whidbey Island search dogs find what no one else can

Residents oppose increase in size of parking lots

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:47PM

New parking lots in Island County may be bigger in the near future, and several Whidbey Islanders are raising objections.

Oakes steps into Kwarsick's role for county

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:47PM

Last September, while the world was busy tilting off its axis, a new guy from Seattle quietly walked into the Island County Public Works Department to replace the retired Larry Kwarsick.

Fire District 3 ends year in the black

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:47PM

How would you like to have $1.9 million left over in your checkbook at the end of the year?

Grant funds waste disposal

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:47PM

Disposal of oil-based and latex paints, oven cleaners, corrosive cleaners, pool and spa chemicals and used batteries is something a new state grant will pay for in Island County over the next two years.

Living senior style

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:47PM

New housing attracts older crowd

PSE seeks rate hike for investors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:47PM

State and utility at odds over rates, dividends

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