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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.

Senior facility still wanting for money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:22PM

An assisted living complex planned for construction in Freeland still has a certain future, even though its construction is nearly two years behind schedule.

Keystone ferry terminal may be moved

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:22PM

State begins studying dock and tide issue

Trail blazed, brush cleared at Saratoga

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:22PM

Possible state grant could pay for more work at new county park

Ebey's Landing could land $1 million grant

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:22PM

Ebey's Landing manager Rob Harbour recently received a potential good news-bad news scenario regarding funding for the 17,400 acres of National Historical Reserve land he oversees.

For moths, life's a trap

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

Trappers keep tabs on whereabouts of voracious bug

Clinton home burns

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

A fire destroyed a home in Clinton early Friday morning.

Noxious weed, WSU budgets get thorny

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

Cuts could cripple prevention programs

Fleet of fighting and fascinating tall ships coming to Coupeville

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

A fierce naval battle, replete with booming cannons, posturing sailors and breathtaking zig-zag maneuvers, will take place off the shores of Penn Cove this Saturday, though the only real losers will be those who miss the waterborne spectacle.

Treasurer's race gets third candidate

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

Ensuring an exciting primary run-off come September, a third candidate has entered the race for the position of Island County Treasurer.

Park to get paved, sheltered

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

Improvements made definite for Dave Mackie

County assessor will run for third term

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

The man who figures your property tax rates every year, and takes the heat for it, has decided to throw his hat in the ring and run for a third term.

Pharmacies feel pain of Medicaid cuts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

Pharmacist Terry Thomas has had to inform all his Medicaid customers that he will not be accepting their prescriptions.

Dump weeds for free

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:21PM

Island County wants to help South Whidbey residents rid themselves of noxious weeds -- this weekend

Barlean enters race for county prosecutor

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:20PM

State Rep. Kelly Barlean, R-Langley, filed this week as a candidate for Island County prosecuting attorney.

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