Oak Harbor schools get back to the basics

Preschoolers Hunter Ross, left, and Dean Wheeler use clay to help learn how to form different letters of the alphabet. - Photos by Michelle Beahm/Whidbey News-Times
  • Jan 24, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jan 26, 2015 at 9:17AM

With the rise of technology in schools, skills like neat cursive handwriting can fall by the wayside.

Oak Harbor takes 3rd, Vester wins title at Lynden | Wrestling

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 12:09PM

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team placed third, thanks to an individual title by Jeremy Vester and five other top-three finishes, in the 18-team Lynden Tournament Saturday, Jan. 24.

Wolves bolster playoff hopes with win | Boys basketball

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 11:17AM

"Every game is a playoff game for us," Coupeville High School boys basketball coach said after the Wolves' 53-49 win over visiting Port Townsend Friday, Jan. 23.

Wolves take control in 2nd half | Girls basketball

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 10:05AM

Halftime adjustments helped the Coupeville High School girls basketball team to a 58-35 win at Port Townsend Friday, Jan. 23.

Port of Coupeville appointment raises transparency questions

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Jan 26, 2015 at 9:18AM

The appointment of a hand-picked commissioner to the Port of Coupeville last week raised questions about whether the public agency conducts business in an open and transparent manner.

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