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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.

PTSA goes for 'no bake' option

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

Bake sale fund-raiser minus cookies

Residents dispute risk level given to Jolley

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

Is a Glenn Jolley a threat to his community or not?

Transit's future bleak after 2003

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

Steady and stable is how executive director Martha Rose describes Island Transit's financial situation for 2003. It's the following year that has her worried.

Clinton sewer raises concerns

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

Nearly 100 people gathered Wednesday night at the Clinton Progressive Hall to discuss the benefits and impact a sewer system would have on Clinton.

Local harvest means money to state

  • Nov 16, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 3:41PM

Off the shores of South Whidbey, commercial harvesters dug up 553,000 pounds of geoduck this season, mostly for sale in Asian markets.

Sex offender Jolley serves time; paroled on South Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:40PM

A 59-year-old former mental health counselor who practiced in Oak Harbor and Freeland is returning to Whidbey Island as a sex offender considered likely to commit that crime again.

Navy testing the wind for its future electricity needs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:40PM

Breezy base could be 2006 windmill site

Tilth market faces change

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:40PM

Code compliance will cost $15,000

Arrest of 4 might end series of burglaries

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:40PM

A number of South Whidbey burglaries, including five at a Freeland church, were apparently solved last week when sheriff's deputies arrested two juveniles and two adults in connection with the crimes.

Treasurer Sauter dead in election aftermath

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:40PM

On Tuesday morning, Island County Treasurer Maxine Sauter was found dead in her Conniston Way, Oak Harbor, home.

Hunters get closer to homes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:40PM

The wilderness that once covered all of Whidbey Island is going away. At the same time, the life and death game of deer hunting season -- once a wilderness activity -- is coming closer to home.

Few notice small quakes centered near island

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:39PM

Measured at 3.1 and 1.0, they were heard but not seen

Recycling rate drops in county

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:39PM

Garbage officials hope residents renew recycling efforts

Land Trust hires a full-time director

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:39PM

Whidbey-Camano group sets up offices in restored 1912 Sears kit building

Voters can incumbents, oppose new taxes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:39PM

Thorn, Koetje, Sauter out; Banks remains

Man files claim against county over his arrest

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:39PM

A Clinton man arrested by Island County sheriff's deputies in an apparent case of mistaken identity recently filed a complaint for damages against the department.

Firefighters say goodbye to Bush Point Fire Station

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:39PM

Battalion chief, building are retired on same night

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