Oak Harbor mayor, ousted organizer battle over rights to marathon Facebook page

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 9:03AM

City of Oak Harbor administration and the former coordinator of the city-owned marathon are playing tug-of-war over a social media venue. Mayor Scott Dudley said he was outraged that Tamra Sipes won’t hand over the proverbial keys to the Whidbey Island Marathon Facebook page. He maintains that the city owns the page because she was under contract when she created it. Dudley said he will pursue the issue in court, if necessary.

Oak Harbor teen takes unusual move by chasing Miss Teen Seattle

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 2:24PM

The letter looked official enough, but Athena Mae De Leon Guerrero still had her doubts.

School board president is new Oak Harbor Chamber director

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 2:16PM

The Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that Oak Harbor School Board president and local businesswoman Christine Cribb was appointed as its new director, effective Monday. “We live in a phenomenal community,” Cribb said Friday. “I’m humbled and excited.” Her predecessor, Kathy Reed, was fired Friday, Sept. 12. The board met and voted unanimously to end Reed’s employment, effective the same day. The board has not disclosed the reason for the firing other than it wanted to go “in a different direction.”

Coupeville grabs 8th in South Whidbey Tournament | Volleyball

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:07PM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team finished eighth out of 16 teams at the South Whidbey Invitational Tournament Saturday, Sept. 20.

Oak Harbor earns 1st win | Tennis

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 12:06PM

Breaking into the win column, the Oak Harbor High School tennis team stopped visiting Marysville Getchell 5-2 Friday, Sept. 19, in a match that was rained out earlier in the week.

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