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Fire funding equation may change with vote

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

Two issues on the Nov. 5 ballot -- one a measure that would boost FD3's property tax levy rate to 90 cents for every $1,000 of property value, and the other, a state House resolution that would allow fire districts to run excess levies -- could be big factors in bringing the district's income up to a level planned for six years ago.

Truck barrels into house

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

Minor injuries to people, but Scatchet Head house is a total loss

Whidbey Island native Yates gets death penalty

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:34PM

A Pierce County jury sentenced serial killer Robert Yates, Jr. Thursday to die by lethal injection for killing two Tacoma women.

Survey asks students about health, safety

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

Statewide event asks about habits and behavior

New tower closes Whidbey cell grid

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

T-Mobile builds on purchased permit

Vets urge shots for West Nile in horses

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

This year South Whidbey horse owners are facing the question of whether to vaccinate or not to vaccinate their horses against West Nile virus. The virus is not in Washington yet, but health officials say it is on its way.

Sewers will be big issue at hearing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

During a 7 p.m. public hearing, the Langley Planning Advisory Board will try to solidify some changes they want to make in how land within the city limits is used and regulated.

Something is rotten in Langley

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

Obsolete ordinance gets chuckles as it's wiped from books

War protest grows on Whidbey Island

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

Jack Tingstad has been a Coupeville resident for 32 years, and he's a retired Coupeville Elementary School teacher. He's not generally known for rocking the boat or taking a strong political stand. In fact, he describes himself as apolitical.

But the stance of the Bush administration to consider attack Iraq is so appalling to Tingstad that he took to a small-town street corner with a simple sign in protest.

Trailer fire leaves family homeless

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

A burning candle left unattended in a singlewide trailer home made a family homeless Wednesday.

Libraries want more money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

Officials in the Sno-Isle Library system are considering floating a new funding levy to compensate for revenues lost due to Initiative 747, a 2001 ballot measure that limits property tax increases.

Lunch freedom remains

  • Oct 5, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 3:33PM

High school seniors say variety makes short time worth it

Langley's budget tight, with few extras

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

Law enforcement cut by $11,000

Clinton car fire lights up afternoon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

A late-afternoon car fire almost made a wreck of several cars parked outside a Clinton grocery store Sunday.

Smith to retire as fire chief

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

FD3 Chief Don Smith announced his retirement at a the commissioners meeting last month citing a desire to slow down and perhaps begin his own consulting business.

Wreck injures Langley man

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

A Langley man was injured Saturday in a chain-reaction accident apparently caused by driver inattention.

Police break up teens' fight, crowd

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

More than 50 school-aged spectators gathered in a Langley area neighborhood after school Friday got more than they bargained for when they turned out to watch an arranged fight.

Missing sex offender in custody

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

A registered sex offender who left Island County without telling authorities is back -- the hard way.

Teachers OK 3-year contract

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

No pay raise, but district will pay for planning days

South Whidbey's own skate park catches air

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

South Whidbey skateboarders and extreme bicyclists are getting a late Christmas present this year. Or maybe it's an early one.

Annexation could grow Langley 20%

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

Early next year, a number of property owners living on Al Anderson Road may vote on a ballot measure that could increase Langley's size by about 20 percent.

UW professor puts Big Rock in its geologic place

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:32PM

Coupeville residents learn about rock

Mass transit to Seattle gets closer to Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:31PM

Grant starts planning for combination terminal at Mukilteo

County wants chemically sensitive on a warning list

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:31PM

A handful of Island County officials want to make sure residents adversely affected by chemicals take full advantage of a state law set up to protect them.

Riders equal dollars

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:31PM

School district bus count begins next week

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