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Despite growth, parks budget will hold steady

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:35PM

A first draft of a conservative 2003 budget for the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District did not cause much of a stir during a public hearing Wednesday night.

Fire district budget may add 2 officers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:35PM

On Wednesday night, Island County Fire District 3 commissioners got their first look at how much money they will spend in 2003.

Protesters become backdrop

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:35PM

South Whidbey protesters waving signs carrying anti-war messages were the backdrop for a Fox news broadcast that aired Thursday on Channel 13.

Jabs get harsh at last election forum

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:35PM

Candidates running for office in the Nov. 5 general election took a break from the usual campaign trail Thursday night to get together for a couple of hours to bicker, attack one another and otherwise express their views.

Candidates trade accusations

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:35PM

Tempers flared and accusations flew at a candidates forum last Thursday in Oak Harbor, as voters were treated to a surprising display of attack-style politics.

Southend residents join advisory boards

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:35PM

The Board of Island County Commissioners has been busy lately appointing numerous residents to various community boards and organizations serving in an advisory capacity to county government.

Break in, assault gets Southend man prison

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:35PM

One of three men accused of breaking into a South Whidbey man's home and assaulting the owner this summer is going to prison.

Prosecutor candidates are on the attack

  • Oct 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 3:35PM

Banks cites record, relationship with police agencies; Barlean makes incumbent's performance an issue

Board OKs new 3-year teachers' contract

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

There's no pay raise, but planning days now will be paid

Memorial planned for Travis

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

An unoccupied armchair carved in wood will be a memorial to Jesse Travis, a teenager who died two years ago in a South Whidbey traffic accident.

Injuries minor in rollover

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

Three teens escape serious injury

Langley cares for naught but sewers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

Comprehensive land use plan brings talk about plumbing

Congress approves war measure

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

Second District Democratic Rep. Rick Larsen believes war against Iraq should be a last resort, not a first step.

Plans stall for public beach at Clinton

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

Some Clinton residents seemed to be saying "Give our beach a chance," at Wednesday's Port of South Whidbey meeting.

Fire funding equation may change with vote

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

Two issues on the Nov. 5 ballot -- one a measure that would boost FD3's property tax levy rate to 90 cents for every $1,000 of property value, and the other, a state House resolution that would allow fire districts to run excess levies -- could be big factors in bringing the district's income up to a level planned for six years ago.

Truck barrels into house

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

Minor injuries to people, but Scatchet Head house is a total loss

Whidbey Island native Yates gets death penalty

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

A Pierce County jury sentenced serial killer Robert Yates, Jr. Thursday to die by lethal injection for killing two Tacoma women.

Survey asks students about health, safety

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

Statewide event asks about habits and behavior

New tower closes Whidbey cell grid

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

T-Mobile builds on purchased permit

Vets urge shots for West Nile in horses

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

This year South Whidbey horse owners are facing the question of whether to vaccinate or not to vaccinate their horses against West Nile virus. The virus is not in Washington yet, but health officials say it is on its way.

Sewers will be big issue at hearing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

During a 7 p.m. public hearing, the Langley Planning Advisory Board will try to solidify some changes they want to make in how land within the city limits is used and regulated.

Something is rotten in Langley

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

Obsolete ordinance gets chuckles as it's wiped from books

War protest grows on Whidbey Island

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

Jack Tingstad has been a Coupeville resident for 32 years, and he's a retired Coupeville Elementary School teacher. He's not generally known for rocking the boat or taking a strong political stand. In fact, he describes himself as apolitical.

But the stance of the Bush administration to consider attack Iraq is so appalling to Tingstad that he took to a small-town street corner with a simple sign in protest.

Trailer fire leaves family homeless

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

A burning candle left unattended in a singlewide trailer home made a family homeless Wednesday.

Libraries want more money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

Officials in the Sno-Isle Library system are considering floating a new funding levy to compensate for revenues lost due to Initiative 747, a 2001 ballot measure that limits property tax increases.

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