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Clinton dock will lose 2 lanes for 7 months

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:25PM

Beginning in early October and lasting through April car space on the dock will be reduced from four lanes to two, which will make ferry lines even longer on Highway 525.

Creosote gets attention

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:25PM

Congressman sides with creosote opponents

No one hurt in ferry grounding

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:25PM

A few hundred yards from the Keystone dock and about 25 yards off the beach, the ferry Quinault ran aground in a dense fog, giving both the passengers on the 8 a.m. run and campers at Fort Casey State Park a jolting surprise.

Air show's stars not in the sky

  • Aug 20, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 3:25PM

Heavy fog grounds Air Force team

Gas tax increase might aid ferries

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24PM

A statewide ballot measure seeking to raise gas tax 9 cents a gallon has money earmarked for transportation improvements directly impacting Island County.

A slow Sunday doesn't hurt fair

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24PM

Sunday at the Island County Fair was not exactly perfect.

Nichols repairs military test boat

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24PM

A military catamaran that pushed a test run between Los Angeles and Seattle a bit too hard last week was the talk of the town Friday when it pulled into Langley for emergency repairs.

Keystone dock plan questioned

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24PM

On Thursday night, officials from Washington State Ferries found out the word "new" only invites trouble on Whidbey Island.

They shocked the sheriff

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24PM

Hawley, deputies feel the pain of Taser jolt

At the speed of duck

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24PM

Fairgoers say 'yes' to quack

New owner has a vision for Langley Marina area

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24PM

The plans are scaled back and there won't be as much boat moorage as some had hoped, but within two years Langley Marina expects to have a new life as a waterside business.

School board will end most spraying

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:24PM

It's going to take a bit more work to get rid of weeds at South Whidbey schools in the future.

Mormons: They're on a mission from God

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:23PM

They dress in suits and smiles. And there are nearly 65,000 of them throughout the world.

West Nile virus heading west

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:23PM

Don't panic, but take precautions. The West Nile virus is heading west on the "wings" of mosquitos, but Island County Health officials say it will be at least a year before blood-sucking insects carrying the virus begin biting South Whidbey residents.

With growth on the horizon, Freeland plans to add a well

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:23PM

The Freeland Water District wants to stay one step ahead of development.

Fair starts with horses, rides today

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:23PM

The berry preserves started showing up Monday.

Study is a clean eco sweep

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:23PM

Eco cleaner trial makes converts

Beemer me down to Langley

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:23PM

Vancouver BMW club makes Langley a regular stop

FD3 is a bit in the red

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:23PM

Extra volunteers, repairs cost district an extra $40,000

Quiet room opens at Whidbey General

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:23PM

A new addition to Whidbey General Hospital will afford patients and their families a quiet place to meditate, pray or simply seek needed respite from the stress and strain of everyday life.

The trouble with arsenic

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:22PM

Whidbey is a contamination hotbed

Board balances county budget early

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:22PM

The axe is falling early in Island County government, which will at least save some county employees the pain and aggravation of being laid off right before the Christmas holiday.

County gets a clean bill of health, mostly

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:22PM

Report ranks islanders for healthy lifestyles

Car abandonment, fines on the rise

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:22PM

Take note, owners of registered vehicles: The fines and penalties for abandoning a vehicle on unincorporated Island County roads just went up in July.

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