Darcy Patterson keeps an eye on a blackbird that has been menacing pedestrians on Dock Street in downtown Oak Harbor. - Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

Duck and cover: Petulant bird dive-bombing Pioneer patrons

  • Today at 7:00AM

It would be easy to surmise that the bird has simply gone cuckoo. But a more likely explanation for the blackbird that is swooping down and whacking unsuspecting pedestrians in the back of the head in downtown Oak Harbor is that it’s just being an overprotective parent.

Payne earns first-team, all-state honors | Baseball

  • Jun 28, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jun 29, 2016 at 7:45AM

Coupeville High School's Cole Payne added another honor to his growing list of baseball awards this spring. Payne was named to the Washington State Baseball Coaches Association 1A all-state, first-team Tuesday, June 28.

Sedro-Woolley rallies by North Whidbey | 11/12 softball

  • Jun 28, 2016 at 9:00AM updated Jun 29, 2016 at 7:45AM

Sedro-Woolley scored six runs over the final two innings to come from behind and defeat North Whidbey 9-5 in the opening game of the District 11 Little League Softball Tournament Monday, June 27, in Oak Harbor.

Patriotism on display for city’s 4th of July

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Expect a military flyover, community floats and a sea of American flags at Oak Harbor’s Fourth of July parade 11 a.m. Monday.

Base open house draws aviation fans

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A few thousand people made the trek to the base Saturday to get a closer look at naval aircraft, including the EA-18G Growler, P-3C Orion, MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter, the new C-40 Clipper and a visiting P-8A Poseidon, which will soon replace the P-3Cs here.

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