Bailey stands with taxpayers, votes to put 2/3rds tax-vote amendment on ballot

  • Today at 3:28PM

Washington voters have said six times over the past two decades that it should be harder for the state Legislature to raise taxes. Today the state Senate took up a measure, Senate Joint Resolution 8211, which would let the people decide on a constitutional amendment requiring a supermajority to raise taxes. Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, voted to send the question to voters but because the measure itself failed to receive support from the Senate's minority Democrats, it fell short of the 33 votes needed to move to the House of Representatives.

Whidbey base a big winner in federal budget

  • Today at 7:00AM updated at 2:35PM

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island scored two big wins in next year’s proposed federal military budget.

Wildcats head into district meet | Swimming

  • Today at 11:12AM

Heading into the district finals this weekend, several members of the Oak Harbor High School swim team are on the cusp of qualify for the state finals.

Tired 'Cats fall at Edmonds-Woodway | Girls basketball

  • Today at 10:32AM

Playing its third game in three days, the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team simply ran out of gas in a 62-33 loss at Edmonds-Woodway Thursday, Feb. 11.

Oak Harbor shooters hold conference leads, get ready for regional meets | NJROTC

  • Today at 8:00AM updated at 10:20AM

After three meets, both Oak Harbor High School NJROTC shooting teams sit on top of their respective standings.

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