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High school roundup for April 27

  • Today at 5:14AM

The Oak Harbor baseball team won 6-3 at Stanwood. Brent Mertins drove in three runs with a single and sacrifice fly; C.J. Meders, Chris Trisler and Trent Benson also recorded hits for Oak Harbor.

NWSC holds select tryouts | Youth soccer

  • Today at 4:23AM

The North Whidbey Soccer Club select soccer program is holding tryouts for the 2015-16 season beginning May 11 at Fort Nugent Park.

Holland Happening brings large crowds | Slideshow

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 4:04PM

Early downpours turned into sunshine and warmer temperatures in time for large crowds to enjoy the Holland Happening parade and street fair Saturday.

Island Transit selling shady gazebos

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:20AM

For critics of Island Transit, two gazebos have become a symbol of a boondoggle.

Bakery cooks up Holland Happening treats

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:19AM

Patrick Christensen has only been back on Whidbey Island for a little more than a week, and yet he’s already started out on solid footing.

Bus driver search proves arduous for Oak Harbor schools

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:19AM

WANTED: Bus driver. Must be able to safely maneuver a 9-ton canary yellow bus while dealing with raucous middle schoolers.

Oak Harbor High School kids learn CPR

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:19AM

Robert May has a message for teenagers: You can save a life.

Effort to change new Oak Harbor sewage plant site grows

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:18AM

An increasing number of people are pushing city leaders to reconsider the siting of the future sewage treatment plant.

Island County issued rent vouchers for homeless veterans

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:18AM

Island County will be awarded more than a dozen rental vouchers to help homeless veterans find permanent homes.

Oak Harbor teachers plan walkout May 1

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:17AM

Parents with children at Oak Harbor Public Schools should get prepared for a teacher walkout scheduled for May 1.

Inslee touts transportation funding during ferry ride

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:17AM

Speaking to a crowd of Whidbey Island dignitaries, Gov. Jay Inslee touted the benefits of his proposed $12.2 billion transportation package, including ferry funding aboard the Tokitae on Wednesday during a trip between Mukilteo and Clinton.

Nurses Association files complaint against Whidbey General Hospital

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:16AM

The state nursing association has filed an “unfair labor practice” complaint against Whidbey General Hospital for disciplining or firing nurses without providing supporting documentation.

OHHS athlete looks to past to determine future

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 26, 2015 at 7:37AM

Most high school athletes recruited to play in college select their future school for a similar reason -- “It just feels right.”

High school roundup for April 24

  • Apr 26, 2015 at 6:33AM

The Glacier Peak soccer team shutout Oak Harbor 6-0 in Snohomish.

Ballots due Tuesday for Coupeville levy

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

Ballots for the Coupeville School District’s proposed $5 million capital facilities levy are due next week.

Jumbo trout part of lure for anglers on Whidbey today

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

One of the more intriguing opportunities for anglers on Whidbey Island during today’s lowland lakes fishing opener are the jumbo trout recently planted in Deer Lake in Clinton.

High school roundup for April 23

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 1:25PM

The Oak Harbor girls golf team topped Arlington 264-280 at the Whidbey Golf Club. Marisa Sligh earned her first medalist honors of the spring with a 45 (36 par) over nine holes. Hailey Beecher shot 50, Rosego Mooki 51, Terra Baird 52 and Grace Korsmo 66.

A good fit for 60 years | Oak Harbor optician still providing personal service to customers

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

After serving four years in the Navy, Gary Van Cleve returned home to Yakima to figure out what he was going to do with the rest of his life.

Price Johnson is honest and hardworking | Letter

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

I have read the stories about the wineries and neighborhoods on our island having a conflict over wedding venues.

Time to tell Olympia to stop ‘grandstanding’ | Letter

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

Oak Harbor teachers joining a one-day walk out with other districts in the state was not an easy decision to make for most of us, and I feel the need to explain why I personally came to this decision.

Hope community joins teachers in picketing | Letter

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

On Tuesday, April 21, the members of the Oak Harbor Education Association (OHEA) voted to participate in a one-day strike on Friday, May 1.

City has already spent too much money to change plant location | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

It’s too late to relocate the sewage treatment plant planned for downtown Oak Harbor.

Art & About

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

Late Night Shopping at is 5-7 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at PENN COVE GALLERY. You are invited to “Shop Late” at freshly remodeled Penn Cove Gallery in Coupeville. Meet with many of the artists, enjoy wine and refreshments and browse the fine art presented by Penn Cove Gallery’s talented collection of local artists. 360-678-1176, www.penncovegallery.com

Births

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

BRINNLEY LEEANN MEEK, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, was born April 1. She is the daughter of James and Audrey Meek of Coupeville.

Oak Harbor mayor won’t seek re-election

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 24, 2015 at 10:30AM

Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley is out, but City Councilman Jim Campbell is in.

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