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Youth wrestlers compete in Wildcat Throwdown | WWWC

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 1:13PM

Following are the results from last weekend’s Wildcat Thanksgiving Throwdown results for Whidbey Wildcats Wrestling Club:

New director ‘rejuvenating’ Oak Harbor Senior Center | The Bridge

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Nov 24, 2015 at 12:28PM

When she took the helm as senior services administrator for the City of Oak Harbor in September, Mary Anderson brought with her a vitality that seems to have permeated the Oak Harbor Senior Center.

Competitive nature helps Hesselgrave succeed

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 9:48AM

I guess it is safe to say that Wiley Hesselgrave is competitive. The senior football and basketball player is also the most accomplished male athlete in his class at Coupeville High School.

Oak Harbor holds scrimmage for public | Wrestling

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Nov 24, 2015 at 8:47AM

The public can get a glimpse of the 2015-16 Oak Harbor High School wrestling team at the Purple and Gold scrimmage at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Blue Herons pile up PRs | NWAC

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 8:41AM

Nine North Whidbey Aquatic Club swimmers competed in the 2015 Pacific Northwest Swimming Division 4 Age Group Invitational at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo Nov. 21 and 22 and produced 45 lifetime bests in 47 events.

Hoop teams host Saturday Night with the 'Cats | Basketball

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 12:16PM

The Second Annual Saturday Night with the ’Cats tips off at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28.

Harris shoots for team, personal goals

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Nov 23, 2015 at 10:06AM

Oak Harbor High School senior Dyllan Harris has some unfinished business.

2 Wildcats sign letters of intent | Volleyball

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Nov 23, 2015 at 10:06AM

Two Oak Harbor High School seniors signed letters of intent this week to play volleyball in college next fall.

Charges filed against North Whidbey woman; horse in protective custody after another dies

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Nov 23, 2015 at 9:41AM

A North Whidbey woman is accused of neglecting three horses to the point that they were substantially underweight and one died after being tied up like a dog, according to court documents. Shannon Cuming, 45, is charged with second-degree animal cruelty in two cases and will likely be charged in a third case, according to Island County Animal Control Officer Carol Barnes.

Storm socks Whidbey Island

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 2:00AM

A winter storm this week severely damaged homes, seriously injured a Freeland man and left thousands on the South End without power for days.

Four charged in teen’s murder

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 4:00AM

Two young men, one young woman and a high school student were charged Wednesday in the shooting death of an Oak Harbor teenager.

One hundred oaks: Volunteers plant grove that will replenish city’s namesake tree

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 6:00AM

By the end of the weekend, the City of Oak Harbor will have a new oak grove. Volunteers and city staff started planting the “Centennial Oak Grove” on the former Boyer property at the north end of town early Friday morning. A symbolic 100 Garry oak saplings and many more seedlings will be placed in the rocky earth.

Oak Harbor sewage facility overwhelmed during height of big storm

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 4:45PM

Just as Oak Harbor city leaders celebrated the groundbreaking for a new sewage treatment plant with matching blue shovels Tuesday, things were going very wrong at the old plant. The city narrowly avoided dumping thousands of gallons of untreated waste into the harbor.

Holiday farce follows a frantic pace

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 9:00AM

Off-season play welcomes the holiday season with a dizzying pace at Whidbey Playhouse

Stop dropping pot on beach for dogs to find | Letter

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 2:00AM

Editor, Our two dogs have both needed emergency veterinary services this past month from ingesting marijuana tidbits at Double Bluff Beach. Just a small amount of marijuana is toxic to dogs.

Looking back: Nine-pound carrot displayed at bank, shows proof of great soil

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 3:00AM

Under the head of “Living Pioneers of Washington,” Professor Edmond S. Meany, of the State University, wrote about Flora A.P. Engle, one of the “comparatively few” survivors of the second Mercer expedition.

Olympic League names 3 Wolves to all-star team | Volleyball

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 11:18AM

The Olympic League announced its all-conference volleyball team this week, and three Coupeville High School athletes earned spots on the squad.

Wolves place 8 on all-league teams

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Nov 20, 2015 at 9:27AM

Five Coupeville High School football players and three soccer players were named first-team all-conference when the Olympic League announced its awards this week.

Art of the Cheerios: Teen’s photos catch attention of cereal-maker

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Nov 19, 2015 at 2:03PM

Emma Wezeman loves Cheerios — not honey nut, not multi-grain — the original. Her favorite snack and her talent have propelled her into the national spotlight.

Report: Killing was calculated ‘hit’ over $400 impound fee

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 5:05PM

Investigators and many in the Oak Harbor community are struggling to understand how — and why — four young people could have been involved in the murder of a teenage boy last week.

Oak Harbor lifts water restrictions

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 3:05PM

City of Oak Harbor officials imposed emergency restrictions on water use Tuesday night, asking residents to stop sending water down the pipes, after heavy rainfall coupled with a broken pump overwhelmed the wastewater treatment plant.

Straight to the heart: Relationships key to Brasch's success

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00AM updated at 7:12AM

Her success as a coach landed her in the Northwest Nazarene University Athletic Hall of Fame; her compassion for her players landed her in the hearts of those she coached.

Oak Harbor issues emergency Stage 4 water restriction

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 6:53PM

City of Oak Harbor warned citizens today to reduce water usage due to the current emergency conditions at the wastewater treatment plant.

Bringing back the beat: South Whidbey band aids in restoring music to country stripped of its customs

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00AM

Dana Moffett, Leslie Breeden, Donita Crosby and Dyanne Harshman went to Zimbabwe earlier this year, largely thanks to donations and fundraising on South Whidbey, to perform with the African country’s traditional instruments and donate several to an orphanage. They have become ambassadors of music, trying to aid in the restoration of a custom stripped from the land’s native people.

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  • Nov 18, 2015 at 3:00AM

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