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Haggen acquires Safeway in Oak Harbor

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 4:45PM

Oak Harbor’s Safeway store will become a Haggen store as part of a larger deal involving 168 grocery stores across eight states.

Apparent drive-by shooting reported on North Whidbey | Corrected

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:15AM

Nobody was injured when someone fired a handgun into an Oak Harbor home and nearby vehicles last Tuesday night, according to the Oak Harbor Police Department.

Whidbey requests down this year for Toys for Tots

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:13AM

The idea of a child waking up on Christmas Day without a gift to unwrap is unimaginable for Re McClung.

Oak Harbor Soroptimist Christmas Home Tour features creativity

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:13AM

Erica Wassinger said she decided to open her house at Christmas time for her daughters.

Former Navy doctor opens new holistic clinic in Oak Harbor

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:12AM

When Navy-trained doctor Hugh Jonson asked her to join an alternative medicine clinic, Registered Nurse Barbara Fragala said she didn’t hesitate.

Lawyers debate merit of releasing records in case against Whidbey General Hospital nurse

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:12AM

Whidbey General Hospital isn’t on trial, but both a judge and the deputy prosecutor directed some pointed comments about the administration during a court hearing Monday.

Island County auditor ready to hand off door opening responsibilities

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:11AM

Determining who should open the doors of the Island County’s administration building on 6th Street hangs in the balance.

Clinton man accused of hitting pedestrian

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:11AM

A Clinton man is accused of purposely slamming his car into a pedestrian and driving off, court documents state.

Wolves can't find hoop in loss | Girls basketball

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 8:53AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team held Friday Harbor to 24 points -- and lost. In a score more fitting for football, the Wolves fell 24-19 to the visiting Wolverines Wednesday, Dec. 17.

'Friendliest' hotel to open early Dec. 19; Stilly elders love it (slide show)

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Dec 18, 2014 at 2:19PM

ARLINGTON – "The World's Friendliest Casino" at Angel of the Winds north of Arlington now has "The World's Friendliest Hotel."

Former employee convicted of embezzling from Whidbey Island Bank

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 18, 2014 at 9:43AM

A former customer service manager at the Freeland branch of Whidbey Island Bank is facing time in federal prison for embezzling $162,000 from the bank.

Oak Harbor rebounds for 2 wins | Wrestling

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 9:16AM

After dropping a pair of matches a week earlier, the Oak Harbor High School wrestling team bounced back for two wins at Mountlake Terrace Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Last-second score halts big Wildcat comeback | Boys basketball

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 8:37AM

The Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team stormed back from a 17-point halftime deficit only to lose 56-54 on a buzzer-beater at Meadowdale Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Training meant to protect, save American lives | Guest Columnist

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 10:27AM

Many people may be unaware that our service members — our sons, daughters, friends and neighbors – are training in the skies above the Olympic Mountains to take the fight to the enemy on our behalf.

Special Dogs Brought to NAS Whidbey Search and Rescue

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 4:27PM

The Naval Air Station Whidbey Search and Rescue (SAR) unit hosted a contingency of Whidbey Search Dogs on Dec. 11, 2014.

Church Notes

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 3:00AM

A Christmas Eve Service is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, at Living Hope Foursquare Church, Coupeville. For information, visit www.livinghopeonwhidbey.org

Free Thanksgiving meal a huge success | Letter

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 3:00AM

Once again, this year’s “North Whidbey Community Harvest,” the free Thanksgiving dinner at the Elks Lodge, was a huge success thanks to the generosity of our community’s businesses, organizations and individuals who donated their time and money to support the event.

Quick Internet search shows call was a scam | Letter

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 2:00AM

I work for a company that received a phone call from a man with a heavy East Indian accent indicating that he was “David Foster” and needed to speak to the owner (by name) of this company.

Messages inspired by FOX news, talk radio | Letter

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 2:00AM

Let’s not be too hard on the “Mean Girls” when they lie, distort, omit or blow out of proportion.

Island Scanner | Upstairs neighbors horsing around

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 3:00AM

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Pet photos with Santa help Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 3:00AM

Wesley Worrel is afraid of snakes. “Sometimes I have nightmares about boa constrictors,” Worrel said.

Whidbey man’s unusual death deemed suicide

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 5:00AM

A 66-year-old Freeland man’s unusual death in Ocean Shores on Thanksgiving was ruled a suicide, according to the Grays Harbor County coroner.

Subpoenas fly in alleged assault at Whidbey General

  • Dec 13, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 16, 2014 at 9:20AM

Whidbey General Hospital is fighting a subpoena from the Island County prosecutor seeking an internal investigation report into allegations that the chief nursing officer assaulted a restrained patient.

Wildcats can't catch Mavericks | Girls basketball

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 8:41AM

The Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team made several surges but couldn't quite catch visiting Meadowdale in a 51-39 loss Monday, Dec. 15.

Coupeville wins pair of games | Girls basketball

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:42PM

One win was significant and the other thrilling as the Coupeville High School girls basketball team swept a pair of games over the weekend.

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