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Late score lifts Oak Harbor over Arlington | Football

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 8:27AM

This one is going to take some 'splainin'. First, the most important item: The Oak Harbor High School football team scored a touchdown and two-point conversion with 21 seconds remaining to nip Arlington 22-21 Friday, Oct. 21, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Homola, Bailey battle for pivotal Senate seat

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 7:00AM

Of the races affecting Whidbey Island, the battle for a state Senate seat is one of the few sparking any heat between candidates.

No charges in death resulting from dispute

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 7:00AM

Prosecutors declined to file charges against a teenager who punched a man and ultimately caused his death following an altercation outside an Oak Harbor restaurant July 26.

State ferries official says Whidbey has a shot at getting new, 144-vehicle ferry

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 7:00AM

The success of South Whidbey’s quest for second 144-car ferry on the Clinton-Mukilteo route may be determined soon.

First official P-8 Poseidon aircraft delivered to NAS Whidbey on Friday

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 6:00AM

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Squadron VP-30 took delivery of the Navy’s newest P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft Friday.

Horse killed after rear-end accident in Coupeville

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 4:00AM

A rear-end accident in Coupeville left one woman aching from back pain and heartsick over her horse.

Pigfest raises $20K for local nonprofits

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 5:00AM

A oversized check was filled out last week in the amount of $20,000. It represents the money that will go to North Whidbey Help House, Citizens Against Domestic Abuse, and Medical Safety Net of North Whidbey, according to Pigfest coordinator Scott Fraser, owner of Fraser’s Gourmet Hideaway in Oak Harbor.

Petitioning for a second chance at life

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 6:00AM

Whidbey Island resident Riley Rayner wishes his older brother Dylan, just shy of 25, had gotten a second chance at life. Dylan died from an accidental opiate overdose in June while attending college in Oakland.

An inherent creep factor: Haunted houses feature century-old buildings

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 6:00AM

The cobwebs are authentic. So is the unmistakenable musty smell and at least one resident that never made it out alive. David Stern likes to call her Matilda.

Price Johnson should be reelected to commissioner seat | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson has broad support, case-in-point her strong showing in the primary election.

Season is dedicated to Whidbey’s youth | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

As the Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island commences its 10th anniversary season this month, we want to thank the community for its support over the past nine seasons.

It’s pompous to try to sway opinions | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

I find that election time brings out the pompousness of my Washington neighbors, thinking they know the correct person to vote for and tell me so by writing letters to the editors of various newspapers and plastering their cars with bumper stickers or putting signs up along our streets and roads.

'Cats game at Marysville-Pilchuck moved to Thursday | Football

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 1:52PM

Oak Harbor High School’s final regular season football game at Marysville-Pilchuck has been moved from Friday, Oct. 28, to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

Faced with picking lesser of two evils | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

It may be a bit much to refer to our two leading presidential candidates as “evil,” but the old saying does come up.

Republicans need to part from Trump | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 4:00AM

The Trump campaign has now gone largely non-partisan with the abandonment of many of the GOP leadership. As such, any normative constraints of civility on his campaign are lost and the Republican party is dangerously morally compromised. Most tragically, the self respect of our entire nation, both internally and abroad, is ever more dishonored and ashamed.

Board needs calm decision makers | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

Now is the time to think carefully about who you are going to vote for locally and nationally.

Brevoort would bring integrity | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

The concerns and priorities of the citizens of the 10th Legislative District are expressed through their representatives in Olympia and how those representatives vote. Dave Hayes is seeking reelection as one of our state representatives, but I daresay the majority of the electorate is unaware of his voting record or knows whether his votes reflect their views.

Research proves mailer claims false | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

I recently saw some negative mail smearing Washington Senate candidate Angie Homola, photoshopped picture, you know the genre. Curious about the nasty-sounding “record” it portrayed, I did some digging.

Bailey believes in standing for truth | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

There are a lot of unknowns this election year. Whether you support Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton or an independent, this is one of the most unpredictable presidential election years that I can remember. If you feel like I do, it’s almost like we’re living in a sitcom and the writers keep pulling new ideas out of a hat to see how crazy they can make 2016.

What’s Navy’s plan for affordable housing? | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

Help me out here. In the same paper that I read we have an affordable housing crisis on Whidbey and the Navy is bringing in thousands more sailors and their families to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island over the next few years, I also read that the Navy sees no need to provide new island housing because there is plenty within a 100-mile radius.

Quotes in article weren’t meant to be derogatory | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00AM

In the Oct. 12 Whidbey News-Times article, “Island students get a hands-on lesson in entrepreneurship,” comments made by the Economic Development Foundation (EDF) staff were construed as derogatory to Career and Technical Education (CTE) students and last year’s Entrepreneur Challenge participants.

Pearl Harbor survivor dies at 92: Johnson twice lived to tell stories about ships that sank during war

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 5:00AM

The late Harold Johnson, who went by “Hal,” was a longtime Oak Harbor resident and father of three who served in the Navy during World War II and later in the Korean conflict as a naval reserve.


  • Oct 22, 2016 at 4:00AM

The following babies were born at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center and Naval Hospital Oak Harbor Sept. 29 through Oct. 7.

Wray challenges Price Johnson for Island County commissioner seat

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Oct 21, 2016 at 12:31PM

Affordable housing, mental health and the opioid crisis have emerged as the top issues in the race for Island County commissioner, district 1.

Wolves capture Olympic League title | Volleyball

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 9:45AM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team clinched the Olympic League title with a 3-0 win at Port Townsend Thursday, Oct. 20.

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