“It was the right thing to do.” That is what Oak Harbor High School football coach Jay Turner said after the Wildcats football team forfeited Friday’s game against Marysville-Pilchuck.
Whidbey Island saw its first legal sale of recreational marijuana Friday.
RUDY ANTHONY ACOSTA III, 9 pounds, 12 ounces, was born Oct. 3. He is the son of Rudy and Mallary Acosta of Oak Harbor.
BAYLEE MAE LOFVENBORG, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, was born Oct. 1. She is the daughter of Michael and Elizabeth Lofvenborg.
Oak Harbor City Council decided to take a step forward last week in installing an unusual and somewhat controversial mid-block crosswalk.
The Navy is trying to mitigate concerns of some Puget Sound residents about so-called “war games” to occur in the Western Olympics.
The following were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:
With the Soroptimist of Oak Harbor decision to drop the Tree of Hope, current and former members of the club plan to continue the gift-giving program themselves.
The best way to combat a zombie apocalypse is to douse the undead with water.
Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson said she is endorsing candidate Rick Hannold in a letter to the Whidbey News-Times Tuesday.
Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley is taking his criticism of the board of Island Transit to other elected officials across the island, though his message may not be well received.
If money makes a difference in races for political office, then it appears Island County District 3 Commissioner candidate Karla Jacks will have a hefty advantage over challenger Rick Hannold on Nov. 4.
The National Weather Service is predicting southeastern winds tonight between 15-30 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
A carrier with EA-18G Growlers from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is en route to assist with air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
Reports by the Washington State Auditor’s Office puts blame for financial problems at Island Transit squarely at the feet of its five-member board of directors.
Candy Slowik would be happy to see a library in nearly every neighborhood.
The tragic shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School Friday will have a greater impact than a postponed football game between the school and Oak Harbor.
Jim Campbell resigned from the embattled Island Transit board this week and urged the others members of its board of directors to follow suit.
With cases of Ebola now reported in the United States, Whidbey General Hospital is joining hospitals across the country in preparing to handle patients suspected of having the disease.
Donna Sue Holly was voted in as the new commissioner for the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District Thursday night.