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                                Roderick Balos appears in Island County Superior Court Monday on a charge of possessing child pornography.

Oak Harbor man accused of sending child porn through Facebook

A 37-year-old Oak Harbor man allegedly sent child pornography to a stranger through Facebook, according to court documents. Roderick R.… Continue reading

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Island woman guilty of killing sister in California

Two years ago, an elderly Clinton woman shot her sister in the head with a .38 Special Ladysmith revolver and… Continue reading

Coupeville Memorial Day parade Saturday

Get ready to cheer, wave and listen to some music at their year’s patriotic Coupeville Memorial Day parade and celebration… Continue reading

Oak Harbor council OKs temporary hire

Oak Harbor council members approved the mayor’s request to hire a temporary employee to help oversee the city’s sewage treatment… Continue reading

Garage becomes a part of newspaper’s history, future

The Garage of Blessings outgrew its space seven times in the last six years. But founder Kristiina Miller said she’s… Continue reading

Commissioners have questions about city request

Island County commissioners want more answers from the City of Oak Harbor before they are willing to move forward on… Continue reading

Oak Harbor Council creates taxing district to fund roadwork

Oak Harbor City Council adopted an ordinance that should help the city fund road maintenance and other improvements. In a… Continue reading

‘Art with a Message’

Students worldview a kaleidoscope of visions

A rainbow of rhodies awaits visitors this weekend at Meerkerk Gardens. The sanctuary of paths, woods, water views and hundreds of rhododendrons and other flowering plants hosts its annual Mother’s Day concert Sunday. Tickets: $10.

Mother’s Day at Meerkerk Gardens

Rainbows of rhodies spring forth for annual concert

Island Transit offering guided tours

Get on board for whales, woods, wine and more

News

Libertarian to participate in debate

Libertarian Brian Luke has filed to get on the ballot for Washington State’s Second Congressional District, which includes all or… Continue reading

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Volunteers from NAS Whidbey clean up Ebey’s bluff trail

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island participated in the Armed Forces Day Volunteer Project on Saturday, May 19 to repair the… Continue reading

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Business

Chamber honors business success

Coupeville Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet and board installation last week. The big awardees of the night… Continue reading

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Audiology center celebrates 1 year anniversary

Coupeville’s Hearing Health Services will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 18 to celebrate the first anniversary of… Continue reading

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Sports

Mells steps down after 21 years of holding court / Tennis

Thanks to a Oswald Baldwin, Horace Mells got hooked on tennis. Mells, who has coached the Oak Harbor High School… Continue reading

 

Fast track: Smith, Hardin sprint their way to success

They have a need for speed. Coupeville senior Jacob Smith is the fastest sprinter in school history, and Oak Harbor… Continue reading

 

Marketplace
Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

 

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques