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Rodeheffer, Devroe set new school records at district meet | Track

  • May 24, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 3:12PM

Oak Harbor High School seniors John Rodeheffer and Dejon Devroe set new school records at the District 1 3A track championships Friday, May 22, at Shoreline Stadium.

6 Wolves earn state berths | Track

  • May 24, 2015 at 8:53AM

Six members of the Coupeville High School track team earned trips to the state meet with strong performances at the District 3 1A finals Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23, at Belfair's North Mason High School.

Wolves fall in district opener | Softball

  • May 24, 2015 at 8:15AM

Bellevue Christian defeated the Coupeville High School softball team 6-2 Friday, May 22, at the District 3 1A tournament at Tacoma's Sprinker Fields, ending the Wolves' season.

Mystery beneath the bridge

  • May 23, 2015 at 5:00AM

Multiple agencies, including North Whidbey Fire and Rescue and Island County Sheriff, swept the waters around Deception Pass Thursday after an empty kayak was recovered.

‘Uninvolved’ mayor raises council’s ire

  • May 23, 2015 at 6:00AM

An already strained relationship between the Oak Harbor City Council and Mayor Scott Dudley is further deteriorating in the final months of the mayor’s term — just as the council is poised to make crucial decisions on a multi-million dollar sewage treatment plant.

Nuisance properties challenge for county

  • May 23, 2015 at 6:00AM

One man’s trash may be another’s treasure. But what happens when a neighbor’s “treasures” become an eyesore or worse — a threat to public health and safety?

Navy ‘setting the foundation for the next 30 to 40 years’

  • May 23, 2015 at 6:00AM

At a gathering of area business leaders Thursday, the commanding officer of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station described a base that’s on the rebound.

Defibrillator installed at Fort Nugent Park

  • May 23, 2015 at 4:00AM

The first few minutes when a person is unresponsive are the most critical, according to Whidbey General Hospital paramedic Rob May.

IT cleared Monday in lawsuit

  • May 23, 2015 at 4:00AM

An Island County Superior Court judge has ruled that Island Transit leadership did not fire a former lead mechanic because of his race or age. Judge Vickie Churchill entered a summary judgement Monday in favor of Island Transit.

Osprey settled on South Whidbey

  • May 23, 2015 at 4:00AM

South Whidbey High School’s resident osprey have happily nestled into their new nesting area.

No injuries reported in Oak Harbor mobile home fire

  • May 22, 2015 at 3:52PM

An early morning fire destroyed a single-wide mobile home in the 1300 block of North Oak Harbor Street Saturday, May 16.

‘Heroes’ honored for boosting community health

  • May 23, 2015 at 2:00AM

Approximately 125 people gathered recently to celebrate some of Whidbey Island’s most civic-minded citizens. The evening’s event recognized the 2015 Linda Lee Martins Memorial Community Health Heroes.

Hillcrest touted for green initiative

  • May 23, 2015 at 4:00AM

Jada Miller can tell you about worms. She can tell you how many segments are in their bodies and what happens if — oops — your garden shovel cuts one in half. She can tell you how to turn a simple wooden box into a black gold compost factory and what worms like to eat.

Driving a motorcycle doesn’t make you bad | Letter

  • May 23, 2015 at 3:00AM

Editor, With the recent bad publicity regarding motorcycle gangs, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Riders would like to share some good news.

Letters to the editor are a celebration of freedom of speech | Opinion

  • May 23, 2015 at 2:00AM

When you don’t agree with another person’s opinions, it can be a bitter pill to swallow. But nobody ever said freedom of speech was always palatable.

Man sentenced to 13 months for 2nd-degree assault

  • May 20, 2015 at 6:00AM updated May 21, 2015 at 5:16PM

A mother’s mission to obtain justice on behalf of her son paid off Monday when a man pleaded guilty in connection with a June assault. Troy Hilkey, 32, admitted to second-degree assault in Island County Superior Court and was sentenced to 13 months in jail, payment of various fees and restitution to the victim to be determined at a later hearing.

Olympic League names 4 Wolves to 1st team | Baseball

  • May 21, 2015 at 3:22PM

Four Coupeville High School baseball players earned first-team, all-conference honors, the Olympic League announced Wednesday, May 20.

3 Wildcats qualify for state | Girls golf

  • May 21, 2015 at 2:40PM

Fueled by strong second rounds, three Oak Harbor High School girl golfers qualified for next week's state championships by placing in the top 19 at the Northwest District 3A tournament Tuesday and Wednesday, May 19 and 20, at Stanwood's Kayak Point Golf Course.

Rodeheffer returns to state meet | Track

  • May 21, 2015 at 2:03PM

Oak Harbor High School senior John Rodeheffer ensured his fourth straight trip to the state track meet by winning the 1,600 meters on the first day of the 13-team Northwest District finals Wednesday, May 20, at Shoreline Stadium.

Upstart Whitefoot places 4th at district | Tennis

  • May 21, 2015 at 1:16PM

Not bad for a ninth seed. Oak Harbor High School junior AnnaBelle Whitefoot placed fourth in the District 1 3A singles tennis tournament Tuesday and Wednesday, May 19 and 20, at Arlington.

Curtin picks up state berth (again) | Tennis

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:59AM

For the second time this year, Coupeville High School's Aaron Curtin finished second in the District 3 singles tennis tournament and earned a trip to the state tournament.

Strong 2nd round helps Timm win state berth | Boys golf

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:32AM

Oak Harbor High School senior Steven Timm jumped past five golfers on the second day of the District 1 3A boys golf tournament to earn a trip to the state finals.

NAS Whidbey team destroys explosives found in Clinton home for sale

  • May 20, 2015 at 5:00AM updated May 21, 2015 at 10:58AM

An explosive ordnance disposal team from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station safely destroyed a box of old, unstable dynamite discovered Monday morning at a Clinton home for sale. The box was believed to hold more than 30 sticks of dynamite. The residence is located in the Cultus Bay area of South Whidbey.

Hammer's hit finishes comeback win | Softball

  • May 21, 2015 at 10:44AM

The Coupeville High School softball team trailed until the final pitch of the final regular-season game, then senior Hailey Hammer lined a three-run, two-out double to help the Wolves come from behind to defeat visiting La Conner 5-4 Tuesday, May 19, in a nonleague game.

8th-grade boys, 7th-grade girls win league track meet | Middle school track

  • May 21, 2015 at 9:53AM

The Wildcat United eighth-grade boys and seventh-grade girls finished first in the Northwest Middle School League championship track meet Tuesday, May 19, at Oak Harbor High School.

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