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Former OHHS runners place in Race the Reserve

  • Aug 3, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 4, 2015 at 8:32AM

A pair of former Oak Harbor High School runners were among the leaders in the Fifth Annual Race the Reserve Saturday, Aug. 1, in Coupeville.

Aquajets finish among top 10 | NWAC

  • Today at 8:31AM

Both North Whidbey Aquatic Club competitors in the Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championships July 31 to Aug. 2 in Federal Way earned top-10 finishes.

U10 Islanders off to good start | Youth soccer

  • Today at 8:16AM

The North Whidbey Soccer Club girls U10 Islanders made a strong impression in their first tournament.

The trick to catching pink salmon

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Aug 2, 2015 at 5:08PM

As millions of pink salmon pass by Whidbey Island, anglers try different lures, methods to try to hook into fish known as humpies

Willing to wear ‘good ol’ boy’ with pride | Letter

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

I have read with interest over the years the comments made by some during each election cycle regarding the “Good Ol’ Boy” club and how this organization would run our fair city if allowed to do so unchecked.

Candidate profiles aid in making a decision | Letter

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

Thank you for the Oak Harbor mayoral and Whidbey General Hospital commissioner candidate profiles that were published in the July 22 and July 25 editions of the Whidbey News-Times.

Unhappy with port’s Greenbank Farm vote | Letter

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

Ah! Thank you, Port of Coupeville commissioners. Finally, you have shown your true nature: blatant tyranny, clear collusion and hit and run tactics.

‘The farm needs to look like a farm’ | Letter

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

The Greenbank Farm, the Coupeville Wharf and the Deception Pass Bridge are the three most iconic places on Whidbey Island. Of these three, two --- the Greenbank Farm and the Coupeville Wharf --- are the responsibility of the Port of Coupeville.

Inslee’s climate crusade lackluster at this point | The Petri Dish

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 9:00AM

These days Jay Inslee might be America’s most frustrated governor. And we may soon find out how much more frustration — and stomach ache — he can take.

Oak Harbor woman pens memoir of childhood in WWII England

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 4:00AM

Just in time for her eightieth birthday, Barker Holland, now an Oak Harbor resident, penned a memoir, entitled “Leaving Sixberries: Finding the Missing Pieces,” detailing her experiences growing up during WWII.

New law gives craft distillers more options

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 9:00AM

A state law that went into effect last month will ease the way for Whidbey Island’s distilleries, their owners said.

Sea Mar holds food and pantry drive for Oak Harbor SPIN Cafe

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 8:00AM

Sea Mar Community Health Center is holding a food and pantry drive to benefit SPIN Cafe.

Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday primary

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 5:00AM

If you haven’t turned your ballot in already, Tuesday is the last day to vote in the primary election.

Island County passes new Futures fund criteria

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

Island County Commissioners on Wednesday changed the county’s Conservation Futures Fund Program to allow consideration of economics when contemplating conservation and to streamline the conservation review process.

Island County appeals GMA decision

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

Island County’s obligation to protect some ecologically sensitive areas under the state’s Growth Management Act remains unclear after the county on July 24 appealed an adverse decision by the Growth Management Hearings Board.

North Whidbey Fire moves forward on new $1.5 mil. station

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue plans to build a new $1.5 million fire station at the corner of Troxell and Monkey Hill Roads in early August.

County appeals GMA decision

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 2:23PM

Island County’s obligation to protect some ecologically sensitive areas under the state’s Growth Management Act remains unclear after the county on July 24 appealed an adverse decision by the Growth Management Hearings Board.

A salute to island’s Best: Whidbey Coffee voted Business of the Year

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

As Whidbey Coffee continues to expand beyond its traditional market, Dan Ollis remains happy and grateful for the loyalty shown by customers from the coffee company’s namesake island.

Pigfest seeks volunteers

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 2:03PM

Organizers of the Aug. 9 Oak Harbor Pigfest are bracing for another large turnout after attendance ballooned last year when the event moved to a new, more visible location.

Group grabs WGC 5-Person Best Ball title

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 5:00AM

A quintet cruised to a five-stroke win in the 2015 Whidbey Golf Club Five-Person Best Ball Tournament Sunday, July 26.

Forum to take a look at policing issues | Letter

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Jul 30, 2015 at 5:33PM

We in Island County have had a horrendously tragic fatality in our county jail. It should not have happened.

Man in serious condition after driving car off highway into apartment complex

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 4:35PM

A silver Dodge Dart heading eastbound into Oak Harbor on Highway 20 hit two cars, left the roadway and ended up on fire in an apartment complex parking lot this afternoon.

Lavender Wind Festival | Slideshow

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 3:00PM

Photos from the 2015 Lavender Wind Festival, held at Lavender Wind Farm in Coupeville.

Renaissance at the Farm draws history-enthusiasts to Greenbank | Slideshow

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jul 30, 2015 at 12:16PM

During the course of Saturday’s Renaissance at the Farm, attendees had the opportunity to learn from and observe a number of entertaining and educational presenters.

Oak Harbor Police investigating vehicle prowls

  • Jul 28, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jul 30, 2015 at 10:28AM

Oak Harbor Police are investigating four vehicle prowls reported Sunday evening in two different areas of the city.

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