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Beauty and the geese | Oak Harbor shooters joke about missing mark

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The allure of tulip fields in bloom in the Skagit Valley can be so captivating at times that little else can seem to distract one’s attention.

Recovery a ‘miracle’ for Oak Harbor trailblazer

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George Churchill is as feisty as ever. The prominent and well-known Oak Harbor businessman made a miraculous recovery after six months in the hospital following a serious car crash last March.

Discipline issues stir up turmoil at Oak Harbor Police Department

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The Oak Harbor Police Department is supposed to be a beacon of law and order but instead has become a venue for discord and back-stabbing as a long-simmering dispute over perceived unequal treatment between “factions” in the department has come to a head, according to attorney Chris Skinner.

Coupeville Ferry closed May 2-3 for repairs

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Coupeville Ferry terminal will be closed on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, for around-the-clock repairs to the transfer span that connects the ferry to the dock. There will be no service on the Port Townsend/Coupeville route during those days.

Whidbey General Hospital expansion unveiled

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Saving old-growth trees while still maximizing parking was one of the top concerns about Whidbey General Hospital’s expansion project, revealed for the first time this week.

Whidbey General Hospital celebrates 45 years

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Whidbey General Hospital is 45 years old. Staff gathered in front of the entrance Wednesday to take a group photo to commemorate “45 years of Neighbors Caring for Neighbors.”

Whidbey diking district’s future on shaky ground

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After a heated meeting of around 18 members of Diking District 3, the future and purpose of the governing body remains uncertain.

Oak Harbor student strives for national spelling bee

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Even though her mom thinks it might be time to look for other pursuits, Trina Alarkon-Desquitado isn’t sure she’s ready yet.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade another great success | Letter

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Wow. What a grand day for the parade. Irish prayers were answered and the weather held fast until the very end of the parade. This was one of the best St. Patrick’s Day parades in recent memory, with more than 50 entries.

Prevent Swan Lake from becoming pond | Letter

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For the second time in eight years, Island County has violated the federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S. Code § 404) by dredging and filling at Swan Lake’s tide gate canal without the proper Army Corp of Engineers permits. Maintaining tide gate functions are necessary, but doing so need not destroy dependent habitats

Churchill’s story is a great testimonial on seat belt’s importance | In Our Opinion

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George Churchill is lucky to be alive. After spending six months in the hospital following a serious car accident last year, Churchill says his recovery is amazing and his wife says he is a miracle.

Births — Greenbank Birth Center

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MAY SUE HOPKINS, 5 pounds, 9 ounces, was born Feb. 22. She is the daughter of Alicia and Mike Hopkins of Greenbank.

Births — Mount Vernon, Skagit Valley Hospital

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BENJAMIN KROLL, 7 pounds, 12 ounces, was born Feb. 21. He is the son of Ben and Christine Kroll of Oak Harbor.

Births — Naval Hospital Oak Harbor

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ANABELLE GRACE MINTZ, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, was born Feb. 21. She is the daughter of Adam and Kaitlyn Mintz.

Births — Whidbey General Hospital

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NOAH PAUL PATRICK BLAINE, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, was born March 17. He is the son of George and Sara Blaine of Oak Harbor.

Art & About

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Director Sarah Russell announces auditions for Gilbert and Sullivan’s “PIRATES OF PENZANCE.” The Whidbey Playhouse will host auditions March 29, 30 and 31.

Gardens and getaways theme for tonight’s Boys & Girls Club of Oak Harbor auction

  • Today at 4:00AM

Duncan Chalfant knows that topping last year’s Bids for Kids auction and fundraising dinner would be a sizable feat.

Wildcats off to good start | Track

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 1:07PM

The Oak Harbor High School girls track team won twice and the boys split as the Wildcats opened the season with a double-dual meet at Snohomish Thursday, March 26.

Coupeville nets 2 wins in 1st meet | Track

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 1:07PM

Dalton Martin and the girls 4x200 relay team were winners in Coupeville High School's first Olympic League track meet in a six-team contest at Kingston High School Thursday, March 26.

Longtime bookstores in Langley, Oak Harbor experience varying degrees of success

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Mar 27, 2015 at 10:50AM

Josh Hauser is no stranger to the stresses that an increasingly digital world poses to her downtown Langley bookstore.

Winery, event center regs hot-button issues for Island County commissioners

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Mar 27, 2015 at 10:50AM

Timing is everything. And the Island County commissioners could not agree last week on when problematic regulations for wineries and rural event centers should be updated.

Island County deliberates best approach to Comprehensive Plan

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Mar 27, 2015 at 10:49AM

Island County commissioners don’t always agree on how to approach the Comprehensive Plan Update, due next year.

Island Scanner | European royalty, U.S. president summoned

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Mar 27, 2015 at 10:49AM

At 1:42 p.m., a caller reported that a man was driving around with an “Amtrak horn” scaring people.

Washington governor touts Whidbey economy on island visit

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 27, 2015 at 10:49AM

Following a whirlwind tour of Whidbey Island, Gov. Jay Inslee touted the strength of the local economy, tying it to the Navy and the entrepreneurial spirit of both small and larger businesses.

Starting Monday, expect traffic delays at Deception Pass Bridge

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 27, 2015 at 10:49AM

Drivers can expect two weeks of daytime delays on State Highway 20 at Deception Pass at the end of March.

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