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Speed, alcohol factors in crash

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:34PM

Speed and alcohol were contributing factors when a car struck a power pole accidentally July 8 at about 3 p.m. in Freeland.

Rape case awaits DNA evidence test

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:34PM

The outcome of a case against a 31-year-old Oak Harbor man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl may depend on DNA evidence.

Business' work halted for permit violations

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:34PM

The Island County Planning Department has given the owners of a South Whidbey gravel business and their landlord until Friday to agree to go through the proper permit process or be closed down.

Nope, it's not a drought just yet

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:34PM

Lakes levels down, but so far it's just dry

Haugen excited about future of transportation

  • Jul 16, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 4:34PM

State Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen received a warm welcome Thursday from South Whidbey residents, and was eager to discuss her accomplishments in the latest state session.

Tom Roehl, Freeland's planner, dies at 56

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:33PM

On Saturday, Tom Roehl, a municipal planner who perhaps knew more about what Freeland was and what it could be in the future, died at Whidbey General Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Want the discount? It's time to start turning in those tires

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:33PM

In an effort to control mosquito populations in Island County, officials are offering a tire discount to help residents eliminate a popular breeding ground for the disease-spreading insects.

Wreck slows mail delivery, briefly

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:33PM

Letter carriers have a reputation for delivering the mail against all odds, whether it's inclement weather or snarling dogs.

Discussion is first step in Langley harbor expansion

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:33PM

Planning Small Boat Harbor expansion draws local residents

Opponents still say 'no' to SBX

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:33PM

Electromagnetic radiation is still a worry

Langley woman dies in Grand Teton National Park

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:33PM

On Tuesday night, Grand Teton National Park rangers found the body of Lori Sievers, 22, on the lower slope of Symmetry Spire, bringing to an end a search that started Sunday.

Fire offers hope to Freeland woman

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:33PM

A practice burn set by Island County Fire District 3 volunteers July 5 destroyed a condemned double-wide mobile home at the Freeland woman's Bercot Road and Shore Avenue property.

Victim's parents seek $500K from county

  • Jul 12, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 4:33PM

Claim comes just before statute of limitation runs out

Freeland group gets wetland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:32PM

Thanks to the generosity of a local family, Newman Road in Freeland is becoming a corridor of protected wetlands and preserved ecosystems.

After months of dry, burn ban is issued

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:32PM

A burn ban was issued for Island County yesterday by Island County Sheriff Mike Hawley. The ban is in effect for 30 days from noon on July 10 to noon on August 10.

Disorderly conduct admitted in flag case

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:32PM

A 42-year-old Coupeville man who was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a peace protester, stealing her flag and driving with the woman on the hood of her car recently pleaded guilty to a single criminal charge.

Candidate marches for school board position

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:32PM

Rich Parker threw his hat into the ring last weekend.

Children's computer privileges under scrutiny

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:32PM

Sno-Isle Library system examines its compliance with Internet ruling by U.S. Supreme Court

Fireworks at night, revelers' delight

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:32PM

Thousands pack Freeland Park and Maxwelton Beach to celebrate the Fourth

State grants help Island Transit

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:31PM

Island Transit got a busload of new dollars from Washington State Department of Transportation last week.

There’s a new sign of summer fun

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:31PM

Finding South Whidbey Community Park just got a little easier thanks to a new sign installed Monday afternoon.

Early fire destroys unoccupied home

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:31PM

An early-morning fire near Langley Sunday burned a house to the ground but, apparently, left no one homeless.

Deception Bridge takes a life, but deputies save another

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:31PM

One bridge jumper was saved and another died during the past week as Deception Pass became a magnet for suicide attempts.

Langley’s main drag to get rebuilt in 2004

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:31PM

Plans are slowly paving the way for the reconstruction of one of Langley’s most problematic streets, Anthes Avenue.

Beach fire halted before bluff burns

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:31PM

A beach fire that got out of control after an apparent drinking party was stopped Monday just before it set the bluff below Scatchet Head alight.

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