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Senator Haugen draws fire for opening office on Whidbey

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

10th District Democrat is challenged by Republicans

Dean will give Island County a review

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

Island County Commissioner John Dean will discuss “The State of the County” at the annual dinner meeting for the League of Women Voters of Whidbey Island later this month.

News briefs

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

South Whidbey High School students are inviting the community to donate a pint of their blood.

Oak Harbor architect seeks spot as county commissioner

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

You will be heard. And then some.

Clinton community wants the state to act on traffic issues

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

CLINTON — A decade of broken promises by the state Department of Transportation about fixing traffic problems in Clinton has some residents hot under the disc brakes.

HOPE starts summer sign-ups

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

The HOPE therapeutic horseback riding program is now registering for the summer session.

Port officials postpone vote on tax hike

  • May 15, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

Port of South Whidbey commissioners decided Wednesday to delay a vote on a proposed property tax increase.

Hospital district defers bond ballot for 2008

  • May 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

A ballot measure to renovate Whidbey General Hospital won't make it onto the ballot this year.

Researchers look for answers on declining hummingbird population

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

LANGLEY — Imagine sipping nearly 100 to 200 pounds of sugar water through a narrow straw every day. Now imagine flapping your arms more than 50 times per second and flying a distance of 300 to 500 miles.

Port calls temporary timeout on tax increase

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

FREELAND — Saying they needed more time to convince voters of the merits of a tax increase, Port of South Whidbey commissioners decided this week to back away from an August vote on a proposal to triple the port’s property tax levy.

Langley man leaves legacy in Puget Sound arts

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

The Puget Sound arts community lost a mentor last week.

News briefs

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

Goosefoot moves last salvage home

Sheriff’s report

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

This week’s reports from the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

House candidate vows to skip convention

  • May 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

Ann McDonald, a Democratic candidate for the 10th District, said Friday she will not attend the upcoming nominating convention in Mount Vernon.

Port want support from city for tax increase

  • May 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

The Port of South Whidbey wants the Langley City Council to endorse the port's proposed tax increase.

Congressman gets on call-in bandwagon

  • May 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will host his first-ever telephone town hall tonight.

County calls timeout in Freeland

  • May 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

Island County commissioners passed an emergency ordinance Monday for a one-year timeout on development proposals that could conflict with Freeland's new growth plan.

Coast Guard searches for missing diver

  • May 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

A search effort is currently underway for a female diver near Deception Pass State Park.

Search called off for missing diver

  • May 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

The Coast Guard suspended its search for a diver who went missing near Deception Pass Park at about 9:45 p.m. Monday.

Chalk Art Festival postponed in Langley

  • May 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

The Langley Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival 2008 has been postponed until Thursday due to the weather.

Randi Shelton pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

  • May 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

The woman accused of killing a beloved community volunteer in a drunk driving crash last year plead guilty to one charge of vehicular homicide in Island County Superior Court Tuesday morning.

Deception Pass guardrail project wraps up early

  • May 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

The project to replace the historic log rail through Deception Pass State Park will wrap up four months early, officials from the Washington State Department of Transportation said Tuesday.

Student project puts face on impact of drugs and alcohol

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

LANGLEY - South Whidbey High School senior Tyler Richardson set out this year to find a way of making an impact on his classmates about substance abuse.

Port to study commercial flights at Langley airpark

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

FREELAND - Commissioners for the Port of South Whidbey voted to spend $30,000 to study if Whidbey Airpark near Langley has a future as a publicly-owned, general aviation airport that could be used for commercial, private and emergency flights.

Driver pleads guilty in fatal DUI crash case

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

COUPEVILLE - The woman accused of killing a beloved community volunteer in a drunk driving crash last year pled guilty to one charge of vehicular homicide in Island County Superior Court Tuesday morning.

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