Laura Guido

Beware of people seeking personal info to fix ballot

Voters who had an issue with the signature on their ballots should be wary of individuals asking for personal information to rectify the problem, according… Continue reading

 

Coalition’s big fundraiser Sunday at Greenbank Farm

The Whidbey Homeless Coalition is in the midst of one of its largest fundraisers to keep its shelters open. The Hearts for the Homeless campaign… Continue reading

 

Oak Harbor Motors holds food drive for Help House

Oak Harbor Motors is aiming to “drive out hunger” in its first-ever food drive. Through the month of November, the dealership is hosting a “Stuff-A-Truck”… Continue reading

 

Crowds turn out to honor veterans

The sun broke through the clouds in time to shine down on the Oak Harbor Veterans Day Parade Monday afternoon. Hundreds gathered as current and… Continue reading

State representative race still in the air

It’s still too close to call a winner in one of the races for 10th District state representative. The latest election results show Dave Paul… Continue reading

WWII veteran: ‘In your tears, remember me’

In the coming generations, stories of World War II will only be found in history books, movies and TV specials. The Department of Veterans Affairs… Continue reading

Protest over AG’s firing held in Oak Harbor Thursday

As thousands across the country took to the streets in protest Thursday after the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, local activists brought the demonstration… Continue reading

Trash bag contents start apartment fire

Unknown garbage caused a small fire at an Oak Harbor apartment Tuesday afternoon, according to Oak Harbor Fire Department officials. Around 1:15 p.m., Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Oak Harbor woman leads Women Marine Association chapter

Bettie Glassey’s friends were all getting married and settling down when she graduated high school in the early ’60s. “I didn’t want to do that,”… Continue reading

Presentation looks at fishing practices of Native Americans

Images of fishing are omnipresent on Whidbey Island, but less visible are the first people to engage in the practice. “Really, unless you know what… Continue reading

Furry friends attend doggy daycare

‘Some people call me a hippy dog trainer’

Some Island County residents are still awaiting November ballots

As election day nears, some Island County residents are concerned that they still haven’t received their ballots. Last Monday, the U.S. Postal Service alerted the… Continue reading

Sondra Keith

Scam preys on love of a grandma

Sondra Keith, a self-described organizer, “likes to run the show.” The 78-year old Oak Harbor resident was a supervisor for most of her professional life,… Continue reading

Sondra Keith

Most campaign money sources in-county

Outside interests have poured money into local elections this year, but the majority of campaign contributions still come from the candidates’ constituency, data from the… Continue reading

Phone at Deception Pass Bridge aims to fill service void

Yvette Fletcher already took a significant step to increase safety at Deception Pass Bridge. Now she just wants people to be able to find it.… Continue reading

SeaMar accepting donations for homeless during annual fall drive

SeaMar Behavioral Health Clinic is accepting donations for its annual fall drive until Nov. 12. This year, the focus is on “wellness” items such as… Continue reading

Kindergartners reveal costume plans for Halloween

The Whidbey News-Times sat down with the kindergartners in Terese Root’s class at Oak Harbor Elementary to get to the bottom of the most important… Continue reading

Family of famous WWII aviator visits airfield named in his honor 75 years ago

A heroic moment in World War II left a lasting legacy but also marked a family tragedy. In 1942, Cmdr. William Bowen Ault led the… Continue reading

Proclamation aims to build understanding of dwarfism

‘We’re the same, just shorter’

Routine maintenance reveals toxic firefighting foam in base stormwater

Routine stormwater drain maintenance at Ault Field recently led to the first discovery of a toxic firefighting foam in surface water. The source of contamination… Continue reading