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County will use extra levy percentage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:44PM

Budget needs last-ditch revenue boost

Holiday shopping season begins

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:44PM

There's nothing like a good year of spending to make shoppers cautious just in time for the holidays.

Good weather makes for bad air

  • Nov 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 3:44PM

Brilliant sunlight punching through thick morning fogbanks and illuminating blue afternoon skies seemed to be a good sign for this Thanksgiving weekend.

Pacific Northwest Bank layoffs include 43 on Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

A decision by Pacific Northwest Bank to hire out mortgage lending will mean about 80 people will lose their jobs, including 43 employees in the Oak Harbor office.

Langley teen will march in Macy's parade

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

Natalie Hollyfield isn't the least bit shy about marching through the streets of New York in front of 2 million people.

Whidbey group makes a worldwide Impact

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

Freeland group helps where almost no one else will go

Boeing to cut another 5,000

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

Some help available for laid-off workers

County resists speed change

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

After a young woman was killed last year in an accident on West Beach Road, a couple of people who live in the area started going door-to-door with a petition asking the county to reduce the speed limit in a section of the road from 50 to 40 mph.

County disburses tourism funds to Whidbey groups

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

Agencies promoting tourism in Island County received a boost Monday as the yearly allotment of lodging tax funding was dispersed by the Board of Island County Commissioners.

Youth in Philanthropy group organizes to give away money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

It's not often that eighth-graders hand out money to adults. On South Whidbey, it happens once a year.

Ad campaign seeks to draw city dwellers to Whidbey getaways

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

Ads will fight identity crisis

Failure of fire levy means no new staff

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:43PM

Short a lot of money they thought they would have in 2003, commissioners in Fire District 3 had some work to do this week.

Road property takings a shock

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

Wider, safer Bayview Road scheduled to happen in 2004

Fees rise again for county public health services

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

The cost of everything from restaurant permits to septic pumper licenses is going up for the second year in a row.

Backhoe comes to aid of Glendale Creek salmon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

State OKs emergency work to reopen mouth of creek

Woman dies after Deception Pass fall

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

Family is only accident witness

County election results certified, winners move in

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

With Island County election results set to be certified today, two recently elected officials are to be sworn into office immediately, an unusual event that stems from a state law affecting two unique circumstances here.

Deputy treasurer serves for Sauter; Riffe sworn in

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

Following the death last week of Island County Treasurer Maxine Sauter, Island County has taken two steps to fill that elected position.

Freeland project builds for seniors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

Bulldozers and dump trucks moving earth in Freeland this week started building the future home for a non-profit thrift store and the area's second senior housing development.

Maxwelton watershed history book arrives just as salmon do

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

There was a time that the salmon ran so thick in Maxwelton Creek that a person could practically walk across the water on their backs.

West Nile virus infects Whidbey Island horse

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:42PM

The first case of equine West Nile virus in Island County was confirmed last week on central Whidbey Island.

Class action pursued in Holmes Harbor bond case

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

Calling a $20 million municipal bond sale in 2000 a "grotesque fraud," an attorney intent on suing the Holmes Harbor Sewer District and several securities firms threw down the first big legal gauntlet this week in Island County Superior Court.

Ready for their closeups

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

Firefighters create model fund-raiser

A big day for veterans

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

County memorial finally unveiled

Motorcycle chase leads man to jail

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

A 33-year-old Langley man who tried to flee from a deputy on a motorcycle was recently sent to jail.

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