Struck by car in late June, Oak Harbor physical therapist grateful for support

The lives of avid cyclists Merv Wagstaffe and his wife Sharon Lyson have slowed down considerably after she was struck by a vehicle in Oak Harbor June 24. Sharon suffered a tibial plateau fracture of her left knee, four broken ribs, two collapsed lungs and a contused spleen and was ordered to stay off her left leg for 12 weeks.   - Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times
  • Aug 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 10:57AM

Every now and then, flashbacks will play in Merv Wagstaffe's head.


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New van gives Boys & Girls Club flexibility

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 1, 2014 at 5:51PM

The silver lining to an auction benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Oak Harbor last March has arrived in time for the start of the school year.

Poet, veteran share perspectives on the impact of war

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

For self-proclaimed “semi-retired” Army Col. Greg Stone, reading poetry is similar to a religious experience.


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