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Kiteboarding’s pull is being felt on Whidbey

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 9:38AM

Wind is almost always on Andy Holmes’ mind.He often thinks about wind when he stares out at Bellingham Bay.

Wildcats win on Senior Night | Swimming

  • Today at 8:49AM

The Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team put a bow on a fine regular season and celebrated Senior Night with a 127-51 win over Cascade Monday, Oct. 20, at John Vanderzicht Pool.

Oak Harbor man discovered dead on south end

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 1:35PM

Island police are looking into the death of an Oak Harbor man on South Whidbey last week.

'Cats clobber Stanwood; face M-P for title | Football

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 9:52AM

The Oak Harbor High School football team scored 42 points in the first quarter then backed off the gas in a 56-13 ride over host Stanwood Friday, Oct. 17.

1st-place Eagles stop Coupeville | Soccer

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:12AM

Coupeville played shorthanded against one of the state's best 1A teams Saturday, Oct. 18; regardless, coach Troy Cowan was impressed with his team's effort in a 5-0 loss at first-place Klahowya.

Oak Harbor artist shares her love of art, Whidbey resources

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 9:27AM

Lyla Lillis has been hooked on pottery since she took a pottery class in 1999.

Candidates spar in final Oak Harbor forum before election

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 9:25AM

Candidates took on each other one last time at Thursday’s final political forum put on by the League of Women Voters in Oak Harbor.

Oops! Wildlife forgets to tell Deception Pass Park manager lake was being stocked

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 9:24AM

Just one tiny detail was left out when hatchery workers with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife arrived at Deception Pass State Park to stock Cranberry Lake with an abundance of rainbow trout earlier this week.

Bayne, Wolves run by Chimacum | Football

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 9:02AM

It was a Bayne-ful experience for the Chimacum football team. Coupeville running back Josh Bayne shredded the Cowboys for 306 rushing yards -- including a 95-yard TD romp on a broken play -- and scored six touchdowns in the Wolves' 57-14 win at Chimacum Friday, Oct. 17.

Islanders blow by Vashon | U-17 soccer

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 8:11AM

After an unsteady beginning, the U-17 Islander soccer team played a strong second half to defeat visiting Vashon Island 7-3 Sunday, Oct. 19.

Man killed in Oak Harbor shooting | Updated

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Oct 19, 2014 at 10:43AM

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in Oak Harbor early this morning. Police responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the southwest area of the city at about 3:15 a.m., according to a statement from Chief Ed Green. Officers found the man, who was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The man's name will not be released until after his family is notified. Anyone with any information about the shooting should call 911 and ask for a detective.

Family dog attacked by pit bulls on North Whidbey

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 5:12PM

Island County Animal Control officer is asking for the public’s help in locating two pit bull mixes that seriously injured another dog on North Whidbey.

Navy acknowledges climate change threat | Letter

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 3:00AM

In Whidbey News-Times’ Oct. 11 coverage of candidate debates, commissioner candidate Rick Hannold was described as doubtful that we should fight climate change.

Jacks is a voice for all island communities | Letter

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 2:00AM

The November ballots are mailed and I want to remind Island County residents that Karla Jacks is running for Island County Commissioner District No. 3.

County can’t afford an anti-Navy official | Letter

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 2:00AM

Do you have a job in Island County, own a home, enjoy a variety of retail outlets or just appreciate the stable local economy?

Washington cities rebel against rising pot industry

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 2:00AM

When Snohomish City Council members voted to ban recreational marijuana businesses in the city, they joined a growing rebellion against the state’s newest industry.

Island County commissioners fall shy of spending cuts goal

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00AM

Island County commissioners aimed to cut about $100,000 in new staff positions from next year’s budget but fell short of their goal to reduce projected spending by approximately $300,000.

Professor gives haunting lesson at Oak Harbor Skagit Valley College campus

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00AM

Few have seen the purported ghost of a little boy riding his tricycle up and down the long basement hallways of the Old Main building on the Skagit Valley College campus in Oak Harbor.

NAS Whidbey man accused of seeking sex with child

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00AM

A sailor at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is among six men arrested during an online child exploitation sting carried out by Skagit County law enforcement.

Trout limit bumps up to 10 at Cranberry Lake

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 1:04PM

Just one tiny detail was left out when hatchery workers with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife arrived at Deception Pass State Park to stock Cranberry Lake with an abundance of rainbow trout earlier this week.

Oak Harbor collects another win | Swimming

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:02PM

The Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team lifted its record to 8-1 with a 102-74 win over Shorecrest at Shorewood High School Thursday, Oct. 16.

7th-grade girls dominate again | Middle school cross country

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 1:02PM

The Wildcat United cross country team hosted its final home meet of the year Thursday, Oct. 16, and, once again, the seventh-grade girls dominated the day.

Wildcats lose to 1st-place Scots | Soccer

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 10:08AM

Shorecrest remained undefeated in Wesco play by blanking the Oak Harbor High School soccer team 4-0 Thursday, Oct. 16, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Everett takes title with win over Oak Harbor | Tennis

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 9:53AM

Everett earned at least a tie for the Wesco 3A North championship with Stanwood after a 7-0 win over the Oak Harbor tennis team in the regular season finale Thursday, Oct. 16, at Clark Park in Everett.

Wolves start league play with win | Soccer

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 9:42AM

Producing its best offensive performance of the season in the Olympic League opener, the Coupeville High School soccer team ripped Chimacum 6-0 at Mickey Clark Field Thursday, Oct. 16.

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