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Show goes on despite weather / Hydros

Dodging raindrops and wind, Hydros for Heroes completed its annual thunderfest in Oak Harbor Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and… Continue reading

IT program giving nonprofits a lift

The inaugural van in Island Transit’s new RideLink program left the lot Monday afternoon with a group of optimistic staffers… Continue reading

Officer’s new ‘beat’ in Oak Harbor school halls

After 27 years as an Oak Harbor police officer, including eight years as a detective with the major crimes unit,… Continue reading

Oak Harbor bank employee accused of theft

A former employee at an Oak Harbor bank is accused of stealing nearly $38,000 from a customer and a cash… Continue reading

New CPR dummy ‘blew us away’

Emergency medical training became significantly more technologically advanced at Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue recently. Thursday night Firefighter/EMT Alex… Continue reading

Commissioners poised to pass housing element in October

Barring any major last-minute changes, the Island County Board of Commissioners plans to adopt the county’s housing element of the… Continue reading

Parks exploring pool partnerships

North Whidbey Pool, Park and Recreation District is trying to find a way to open the pool again, preferably in… Continue reading

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Virtuosos join forces at Djangofest

At 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux will join forces with Grammy-winning violinist Evan Price at Continue reading...

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Moseley Island Transit employee of half

Island Transit employee Jerome Moseley was recently named the agency’s “January – June 2018 Employee of the Half.” “Our semi-annual Continue reading...

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Friends, family gather to celebrate 100th birthday

During her 100 years on earth, Coupeville resident Ardith Yost saw the Golden Gate Bridge built, went to Disneyland the Continue reading...

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Free jammin’ and campin’ at fairgrounds added to Djangofest

The Island County Fairgrounds Campground will be filled with music later this month. And the public is invited. The Fairgrounds… Continue reading

 

Coupeville resident makes Missouri State Dean’s List

Missouri State University released its summer 2018 dean’s list. MICHELLE MCDANIEL, of Coupeville, made the list. For undergraduate students, criteria… Continue reading

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Business

County clarifies winery, brewery, distillery code

After decades without clear definitions in its code, Island County has adopted new language to address wineries, cideries, breweries and Continue reading...

 

 

Sports

Arlington slips by Oak Harbor 4-3 / Tennis

Arlington eked out a 4-3 win over the visiting Oak Harbor High School tennis team in the conference opener Monday,… Continue reading

 

Overlake bounces Coupeville / Tennis

The Coupeville High School tennis team was tripped up by host Overlake 5-0 Monday, Sept. 17. The Wolves’ matches with… Continue reading

 

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Island County residents quit smoking

 

Life

Raptors ready to roost at annual festival

Get up close with nature’s hunting aviators Saturday