City council candidates focus on development at forum

The city of Oak Harbor needs to get out of the way of developers and allow the growth and development… Continue reading

Piper Travis

County settles for $3.1M in woman’s jail-related death

Jail staff neglected a Whidbey Island woman as she became seriously ill, her family alleged.

Getting clean: Family reunites, offers hope for others battling addiction

Daniel and Adriana Aivles were addicted to heroin and living out of a car during some of Oak Harbor’s coldest… Continue reading

Agreement reached between hospital, island fire districts

After months of negotiating, North and Central Whidbey fire districts have reached agreements to continue longstanding deals with the hospital… Continue reading

Leaders work on plan to end homelessness

Whidbey leaders and residents have been discussing the issue of homelessness for years, but Island County will soon have a… Continue reading

Man held on $100,000 bail for child porn

An Oak Harbor man admitted to having “multiple gigabytes” of child pornography on his computer and fantasizing about bringing a… Continue reading

Service dogs compete in ‘Puppy Olympics’

With tails wagging and ears perked, eager canine “athletes” dashed and demonstrated their skills at the Doggie Olympics during the… Continue reading

 

Sports

Former Wildcats help Cubs beat Oak Harbor / Football

Ghosts of football seasons past haunted Oak Harbor High School’s present in the Wildcats’ 47-13 non-league loss at Sedro-Woolley Friday,… Continue reading

 

Shorecrest sneaks by Oak Harbor 1-0 / Soccer

One goal is all Shorecrest needed to slip by the visiting Oak Harbor High School soccer team Thursday, Sept. 19,… Continue reading

 

Marketplace

Make a BIG difference in a child’s life today

Building connections with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County

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Retirement community is the ‘perfect alternative’ for seniors

Regency on Whidbey brings independence to living and quality to life

 

Why caring for YOU needs to be top of mind

Oak Harbor esthetitian and trainer a leader in hair and skincare

 

Be a hero! Come watch the hydros in Oak Harbor

Exciting fast-action fundraiser ahead at the fourth annual Hydros for Heroes, Aug. 24 to 25

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Opinion

Publisher’s Column: Moving under Growler flight path is a choice

Growing up in Anacortes in the 1970s and 80s, the rumble of A-6E Intruders and EA-6Bs flying overhead was familiar Continue reading...