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County pays $15K to settle records request failure

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 1:43PM

Island County has agreed to pay $15,000 to The Freedom Foundation, an Olympia-based advocacy group, after failing to act on a public-records request.

Coupeville pushes defending state champs before falling 4-3 | Soccer

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 9:50AM

Coupeville High School soccer coach Troy Cowan understands that every match includes many more "wins" than the big one on the scoreboard.

Sewer rates may rise between $51-$78 per month for Oak Harbor residents

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Oct 5, 2015 at 9:20AM

The ability to flush away unseemly substances comes with a cost and, for Oak Harbor residents, that cost will inevitably balloon because of the new sewage treatment plant.

Eagles go to the air to top Oak Harbor | Football

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Oct 5, 2015 at 9:18AM

First Mother Nature drenched the Oak Harbor High School football team, then host Arlington's passing attack rained down on the Wildcats. Oak Harbor built a 21-3 lead before the Eagles exploded for 35 unanswered points to win their homecoming game that was peppered by a steady rain.

Etherington helps the Oak Harbor offense start clicking in 3-1 win | Soccer

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 8:50AM

The six-day wait was worth it. Behind three goals by Caylie Etherington, the Oak Harbor High School soccer team won 3-1 at Anacortes Friday, Oct. 2, in a non-league match.

Wolves win at Klahowya | Tennis

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 8:34AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team moved closer to capturing the Olympic League 1A title with a 6-1 win over Klahowya in Silverdale Friday, Oct. 2.

Island Transit head accused of downplaying details of DUI

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Oct 4, 2015 at 12:25PM

Following revelations about a DUI case, Island Transit’s interim director told board members Friday that he doesn’t want to become the permanent head of the agency.

Superstitious Seahawks fans will do whatever it takes to will team to win

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Oct 4, 2015 at 11:57AM

Seahawk superstitions run deep in the Abercrombie family and they’ll be on display again when the couple attends Seattle’s next game against the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football.

Wolves fall in flag-fest | Football

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 9:40AM

Flags were flying at Mickey Clark Field in Coupeville Friday night, but it wasn't a patriotic demonstration but a penalty-marred football game. Klahowya defeated the Wolves 29-13 in a contest that featured more than 20 penalties, many major.

Frontier finalizes deal to open store in Coupeville

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 7:00AM

Representatives with Frontier Building Supply confirmed Friday the business will be opening a Coupeville location.

Anti-noise group issues plea to supporters: ‘We think this judge was wrong … we need to raise $50,000 quickly’

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 7:00AM

A Central Whidbey group concerned about the health effects of Navy jet noise is asking its followers for more cash to continue its fight to end the carrier landing practices at Outlying Field Coupeville.

Haunting events start today in Coupeville

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 2:00AM

Ghosts and goblins will be sneaking out of the dark recesses of Coupeville as the Haunting of Coupeville starts Saturday, offering a month of hauntingly fun activities.

Port establishes Greenbank Farm lease negotiation terms

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 3:00AM

The Port of Coupeville held a special meeting Friday after learning previous action taken in regard to tenant leases at Greenbank Farm was not legal.

Fate of federal land protections fund uncertain

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

A federal fund that has invested nearly $1 million in Island County and $500 million in Washington state expired Wednesday night, and it’s unclear whether it will be resuscitated, a Washington advocacy group said.

Local efforts to preserve, repopulate Garry oaks is welcome, long overdue | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

It’s fitting that so much attention is suddenly being paid to Garry oak trees as Oak Harbor enters its 100th year of incorporation.

Oak Harbor non-profit making homecoming memories

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 6:00AM

For the past four years, Kristiina Miller and fellow Garage of Blessings volunteers have ensured that hundreds of Whidbey Island teens are able to attend homecoming and prom in style, at no cost.

Island County moves on with shoreline plan

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

A new county Shoreline Master Plan came one step closer to reality Monday when the county’s Planning Commission unanimously recommended that the Board of Commissioners accept a corrected version of the plan.

Coupeville couple restoring vision, faith around world

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 5:00AM

Beyond the doors of the Whidbey Eye Center, Dr. Cichowski and his wife, Jan, an R.N., have also made over 30 trips abroad, bestowing the gift of sight upon thousands of individuals in developing countries from Myanmar to the Ivory Coast.

Oak Harbor knocks off Glacier Peak | Volleyball

  • Oct 2, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:56PM

Pushing aside mistakes and handling tense situations, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team stunned visiting Glacier Peak 3-2 Thursday, Oct. 1.

Question of the Week: What do you think of Island Transit potentially charging fares to ride?

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

Question of the Week: What do you think of Island Transit potentially charging fares to ride?

Wildcats compete in 5-team meet | Cross country

  • Oct 2, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 2:02PM

In cross country action at Lake Stevens Thursday, Oct. 1, the Oak Harbor High School boys placed third and the girls fourth in a five-team meet.

Gardner helping put WGH on right course | Letter

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 2:00AM

I write to bear actual witness about Georgia Gardner, Whidbey General Hospital board commissioner running for reelection.

Article highlights the potential of students | Letter

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

I wanted to share our deep appreciation for your exceptional news coverage of our Oak Harbor Robotics student efforts to build a prosthetic arm for Jaelyn Crebbin.

Pool’s users should get more involved | Letter

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 3:00AM

What never seems to change is the dysfunctional board of commissioners who spend far more time taking cheap shots at staff and each other than actually doing business.

Looking back: 125 years of Whidbey history

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

Here's what was happening this week 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

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