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2001: A year of community

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:22PM

In a year marked by the tragedy of the Sept. 11 attacks in New York and Washington, it could be easy to forget the year that was on South Whidbey.

Mutiny Bay Resort will become condos

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:22PM

Mutiny Bay Resort, the last of South Whidbey's old-time fishing resorts, will ask its last vacationers to check out when it closes in May.

Jug of liquid snarls highway traffic

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Highway closed for an hour at Bayview

Transportation called a legislative priority

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Voters concerned about getting around in Western Washington, salmon fishing, and state trust land funds got the chance to ask questions face-to-face with Whidbey Island's legislators Wednesday.

Skate park gets gift from governor

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Three weeks after a $50,000 grant for a planned South Whidbey skateboard park seemed to evaporate, the money reappeared Wednesday with just a few words from Gov. Gary Locke.

Redrawn areas could add spark to school elections

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

On Monday, the South Whidbey Board of Education will decide whether they will represent slightly redefined groups of people.

It's that time again! Here comes Santa Claus!

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Saint Nick visits youngsters across South Whidbey

Massive restoration will bring Bush Point store back from brink

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Clinton's Dennis Keefe is a man with a dream and, as he explains it, an odd hobby.

County departments propose budget cuts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

In an attempt to right a severely unbalanced budget, Island County department heads brought a variety of proposed cuts to the table Monday.

PSE asks 14.5% rate hike, time-of-day pricing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

Puget Sound Energy's electricity customers may see a big jump in their bills next summer if the state agrees with the company's proposed 14.5 percent price increase.

Salon, photographer honored

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

Stylists and other professionals at Freeland's Studio A were recognized for their innovative hair styles, color and makeup artistry last week in a contest sponsored by an international cosmetic and hair care product company.

WICA opens its library to others

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

There is a cozy corner in an upstairs room at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts where anyone who feels the urge to act out can play with plays.

Nichols lands record contract, secures jobs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

336-foot paddlewheeler will be its largest vessel

A wild hair for giving

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

Firefighters go bald to aid sick child

Creosote answer offered

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

Invention would remove coated pilings

DOT chief supports gas tax in Oak Harbor talk

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

The guy who runs the state Department of Transportation couldn't get a sand truck to help unsnarl a snowy traffic mess at the Mukilteo ferry dock last week.

More calls, more money for county 911

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

Though increased costs for Island County's 911 dispatching made public officials wince during the fall's budgeting season, line item expenses for the service remain untouchable because of its perceived importance.

Boy hit by car while waiting for school bus

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:19PM

A 6-year-old boy suffered a head injury Tuesday morning when he was struck by a car on Brooks Hill Road.

Cell tower dearth is blessing, curse

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:19PM

Debate pits safety against aesthetics

Property values rose in 2001

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:19PM

Island County homeowners found out last week how much the Island County Assessor believes their homes are worth.

Deputies arrest 2 men, seize marijuana plants

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

Island County detectives arrested two Langley-area men last Thursday in connection with one of the largest marijuana growing operations found on South Whidbey in some years.

Board says plants protected

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

WEAN disagrees, heads to court

County tries to balance budget

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

It doesn't add up, but the first draft of Island County's budget is more about motivating cuts in expenses than it is about being a finished document.

Rollover on slick road injures 2 teenagers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

Two South Whidbey girls were hurt in a car accident Wednesday night when the car they were riding in flipped on a rain-soaked road.

County faces a burning question

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

Burn a pile of leaves or other yard waste without a permit and it could cost you either $25 or $125 from now on.

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