Hydroplanes make successful return

Steve Whisman in Tsunami (s360) and Austin Eacret in The Trainer (s36) race side-by-side Saturday. - Jim Waller / Whidbey News-Times
  • Today at 10:00AM updated at 12:34PM

You could hear them before you could see them. Hydroplanes, with their distinctive whiny roar, rattled eardrums in Oak Harbor for the first time in nearly 40 years Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17.

Football kicks off fall prep season

  • Today at 10:36AM

Professional football fans have had their itch for the beginning of a new season scratched as the Seahawks and the other clubs began practice weeks ago and completed a pair of preseason games. Now, high school fans can join the fun as prep football starts Wednesday across Washington state.

Public invited to final Whidbey Island Rendezvous

  • Aug 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 19, 2014 at 10:06AM

Earl Irish, who goes by the mountain man name of “Scratch,” has been coming to the Central Whidbey event known as the Rendezvous for nearly two decades.

Improving the lives of Alzheimer’s patients

  • Aug 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 19, 2014 at 10:06AM

HomePlace Special Care Center strives to bring joy to the lives of its 48 residents.

Swim coach’s job still up in the air

  • Aug 16, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Aug 19, 2014 at 10:05AM

Bill Patterson’s status as the head coach of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club swim team remains up in the air.

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