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A little grass is big shipyard problem

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:45PM

Eelgrass replant stood in way of launch

Rescued eagle released in woods

  • Dec 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 3:45PM

A group of eight people gathered in the Saratoga Woods parking lot Monday evening to watch a mature bald eagle be released after a five-day visit to a local veterinary clinic.

Sheriff lost checks, misplaced money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:44PM

Prosecutor brings matter to commissioners

Islander named best setter breeder

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:44PM

Ask champion dog breeders where Clinton, Wash., is and they will say that it's home to Melissa Newman and about 24 English setters. Newman, with her husband Paul, has put Clinton on the map for a number of people around the world by breeding world class, champion show and field trial dogs.

Fraudulent adoption sends dogs to abusive owners

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:44PM

Three "Lassies" found their home again.

Though this may sound like a fairy tale ending, it's not for local animal welfare activists. Three collies, rescued along with 75 others from a Camano Island home this spring, were recently found back living with their original owners, even though animal control officials seized them in May after determining the dogs were neglected and abused.

Rural funding comes to county

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:44PM

Additional sales tax revenues to support economic development and build Island County's business base

Staff cuts part of continuing county losses

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:44PM

Public action may be needed to bolster ailing budget

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.

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