Gene Kelly Barner, left, an Oak Harbor financial advisor, listens to the presentation of awards alongside Cynthia and Larry Mason Wednesday. Barner was voted best financial advisor. The Masons represented the Oak Harbor Music Festival, voted best festival. - Photos by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

A salute to island’s Best: Whidbey Coffee voted Business of the Year

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

As Whidbey Coffee continues to expand beyond its traditional market, Dan Ollis remains happy and grateful for the loyalty shown by customers from the coffee company’s namesake island.

Former OHHS runners place in Race the Reserve

  • Aug 3, 2015 at 12:00PM

A pair of former Oak Harbor High School runners were among the leaders in the Fifth Annual Race the Reserve Saturday, Aug. 1, in Coupeville.

The trick to catching pink salmon

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Aug 2, 2015 at 5:08PM

As millions of pink salmon pass by Whidbey Island, anglers try different lures, methods to try to hook into fish known as humpies


Candidate profiles aid in making a decision | Letter

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

Thank you for the Oak Harbor mayoral and Whidbey General Hospital commissioner candidate profiles that were published in the July 22 and July 25 editions of the Whidbey News-Times.


Willing to wear ‘good ol’ boy’ with pride | Letter

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

I have read with interest over the years the comments made by some during each election cycle regarding the “Good Ol’ Boy” club and how this organization would run our fair city if allowed to do so unchecked.

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