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Oak Harbor City Administrator Larry Cort undergoes brain surgery

  • Today at 6:00AM updated at 9:50AM

There are two things Oak Harbor City Administrator Larry Cort’s friends, colleagues and admirers need to know.

NAS Whidbey airman refocuses, points career skyward

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 25, 2014 at 9:46AM

Anthony Longoria will never forget the look on his father’s face.

Whidbey General says education key to preventing, treating diabetes

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 25, 2014 at 9:45AM

“Type 1 diabetes completely changed our entire life.”

Island County deputies sign off on union contract

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 25, 2014 at 9:45AM

After six long years, deputies with the Island County Sheriff’s Office are finally working under a union contract.

Oak Harbor pioneers immortalized with sculpture

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 25, 2014 at 9:44AM

Wayne Lewis’ latest creation is a work in progress, resting on a stack of cinder blocks in a rustic studio in the North Whidbey woods.

Deputies arrest suspect for meth, guns in Oak Harbor home

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 25, 2014 at 9:44AM

Detectives seized a large amount of methamphetamine, some heroin and two guns in a drug bust Nov. 16, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Weston takes over boys basketball program

  • Today at 5:00AM

Maybe it was fate. Three days after John Weston accepted a teaching position with Oak Harbor High School, Wildcat head basketball coach Mike Washington resigned. Shortly after, Weston was named the new coach.

Coupeville's King earns All-American honors

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 8:13AM

Coupeville High School graduate Tyler King earned All-American status by placing 40th in the NCAA Division I cross country meet in Terre Haute, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 22.

Islanders close out league season with win | U-17 soccer

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 8:05AM

Down 1-0, the U-17 Islander soccer club stormed back for a 3-1 win at Vashon Island Sunday, Nov. 23.

Pyrate Punx is helping traveling bands

  • Today at 5:00AM

For bands just starting out, a common obstacle is finding places to perform and places to sleep while touring.

Editorial staff is grateful for many things this holiday | Our Viewpoint

  • Today at 4:00AM

Thanksgiving is a time to take stock of our blessings. In the Whidbey News-Times newsroom, here’s some of the things our staff is grateful for:

They may have money, but we have the votes | Letter

  • Today at 2:00AM

I was distressed to read the letter vilifying folks who didn’t vote — to be fair, many have been pummeled into a sense of hopelessness by the minions of the wealthy.

Please say it’s April Fools’ Day | Letter

  • Today at 3:00AM

Is it by chance the first day of April, as in April Fools’ Day?

It’s not ‘if,’ it’s ‘when’ OLF will be closed | Letter

  • Today at 2:00AM

It’s not a matter of “if” the Outlying Field Coupeville will close, it’s more a matter of “when” it’s going to close, and I believe each of us on the island needs to be making plans and preparations for that eventuality.

South Whidbey resident embraces role of village baker

  • Today at 3:00AM

By 2 a.m., when the majority of Whidbey Island residents remain nestled snugly in their beds, Langley baker Kelly Baugh is already hard at work.

Turkey to abound at Whidbey community dinners

  • Today at 2:00AM

Two hundred turkeys and 100 hams are being prepared for one massive community feast in Oak Harbor on Thanksgiving Day.

Oak Harbor Lions Club trees on sale Nov. 29

  • Today at 3:00AM

For those in search of the perfect tree, the Oak Harbor Lions Club will soon have plenty of options on which to hang Christmas decorations.

Whidbey Island Marathon organizers say preparations going well

  • Today at 5:00AM

Despite recent political unrest, preparations for next year’s Whidbey Island Marathon are going well, according to the new race director.

North Whidbey Help House, HomeConnection, help out for Thanksgiving

  • Today at 6:00AM

As of Friday, North Whidbey Help House had handed out around 360 Thanksgiving baskets.

Island Transit inks six-month deal for interim director

  • Today at 6:00AM

Island Transit’s interim director begins his six-month stint no later than Dec. 15.

North Whidbey Park and Recreation board sends back swim coach’s contract for revisions

  • Today at 4:00AM

An unauthorized contract for a swim coach and terms of that deal raised concerns this week for the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District’s board of commissioners.

Oak Harbor schools honors nine teachers for work with students

  • Today at 4:00AM

At Oak Harbor Elementary, a group of educators are helping students who are struggling the most.

Oak Harbor pair helps Washington defeat Oregon | Cross country

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 9:11AM

Oak Harbor High School's John Rodeheffer and Jonalynn Horn competed for Washington in Nike's 16th annual BorderClash cross country race in Beaverton, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 23, helping Washington win the all-star race over Oregon.

Choosing to not vote isn’t tacit approval | Letter

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

In response to Mr. Robert Jobe’s Nov. 14 letter to the editor, “Low voter turnout was ‘disgusting,’ ” my vote is earned, not obligated.

Background checks won’t solve problem | Letter

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

Recently I read a letter to the editor about gun ownership, specifically the responsibilities of securing those weapons properly.

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