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ACLU questions Whidbey General Hospital's policy of referring abortions

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Mar 3, 2015 at 12:20PM

Whidbey General Hospital is violating the law by not providing abortion services, the American Civil Liberties Union claims.

Oak Harbor Safeway gears up for Haggen conversion this week

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 3, 2015 at 12:20PM

On his return trip to Bellingham after a visit to Port Angeles Wednesday, John Clougher passed through Oak Harbor with more than just a few community suggestions weighing on his mind.

Funding increase to identify beach access points on Whidbey

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 3, 2015 at 12:19PM

Beach access advocates have something to celebrate.

Apple can’t find Whidbey, Langley on its map program

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Mar 3, 2015 at 12:19PM

Hat Island is getting more crowded by the second, according to Apple Inc.

Harris named Wildcats' MVP | Boys basketball

  • Today at 11:49AM

Junior Dyllan Harris topped the list of winners when the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team received its letters and special awards last week.

Long to call action at state basketball tournaments

  • Today at 11:13AM

Jay Long, public address announcer for Oak Harbor High School football and basketball games, will call games at the Washington State 3A and 4A basketball tournaments beginning Thursday, March 5, at the Tacoma Dome.

Estimated cost for new Oak Harbor sewage plant skyrockets

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Mar 3, 2015 at 8:50AM

The price tag for flushing a toilet in Oak Harbor may be much higher than anyone anticipated.

Signups continue for NWLL | Youth baseball/softball

  • Today at 8:19AM

Evaluations are complete, but North Whidbey Little League is still accepting registrations for all levels of baseball and softball for the spring season.

CWLL still accepting registrations | Youth baseball/softball

  • Today at 8:13AM

Central Whidbey Little League is still accepting registrations for this season.

Wildcat Battalion shines in final divisional meet | NJROTC

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 11:18AM

Three Oak Harbor High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Corp teams wrapped up divisional titles after completing the regular season at Snohomish High School Saturday, Feb. 28.

North Whidbey Middle School hosts student culture fair

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 2, 2015 at 9:20AM

Eighth-graders at North Whidbey Middle School got the chance to trace the roots in their family trees.

Staff defeats students in annual clash

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 8:21AM

The teachers and coaches came out the winners, 63-52, in the annual Oak Harbor High School student-staff game Friday, Feb. 27.

Farmers, experts share wisdom at Whidbey Gardening Workshop

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 4:00AM

Raindrops and gray skies couldn’t keep Linda Bartlett from venturing out to the back of her Coupeville farm to check on her garlic crop Wednesday.

Hospital needs a reminder of public responsibility | Letter

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 2:00AM

Does Ms. Tarrant of Whidbey General Hospital Board of Directors understand that WGH is a public hospital and telling a reporter, “she considered it ‘inappropriate’ for a newspaper reporter to ask her questions about the new CEO’s contract,” is, in my opinion, inappropriate.

What are guidelines that define ‘art’? | Letter

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 2:00AM

Having viewed the front page of your Feb. 21, 2015, edition, “Kraken Released” puts me at a loss to understand the standards used to classify something as “art.”

Preserving the love of learning with lasting memories | Sound Off

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 3:00AM

Parents across our nation are raising concerns about the overemphasis on standardized tests for students, including our state’s new Smarter Balanced Assessments.

Coupeville installs chamber board, hands out honors | Corrected

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 2:17PM

Members of the Coupeville business community recognized outstanding leaders and swore in new and returning board members Thursday.

Oak Harbor man’s death ruled natural

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 3:00AM

An Oak Harbor man found dead in a Clinton ravine this past October died of natural causes, the Island County coroner has determined.

Whidbey General Hospital CEO will earn $279,000 plus bonus

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19AM

Whidbey General Hospital’s new CEO will earn a base of $279,000 per year with a potential annual bonus of nearly $70,000, according to a contract to be finalized March 9.

Horn, Rodeheffer hope to add to already impressive list of achievements

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 5:00AM

Their success in running has earned them trips to California, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, North Carolina and Virginia.

Oak Harbor's Frasers wins state honor for community efforts

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 9:17AM

Scott Fraser was working as a foreman for a construction company in Vancouver, British Columbia, nearly 30 years ago when he made a decision that would alter his life.

Oak Harbor pastor isn’t about to give up on dream

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

There’s yearning in Fannie Dean’s voice as she walks the halls of her unfinished church and talks about her mission to complete it.

Whidbey case inspires bill to make mugshots public

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 9:16AM

A suspected South Whidbey burglar has inspired a bill in Olympia that would make jail booking photos open to the public.

$100,000 claim filed against Oak Harbor

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 9:16AM

A longtime Oak Harbor resident who was arrested last year for allegedly impersonating a police officer filed a claim for damages against the city last Friday.

Whidbey dragon boat club offers sport for those looking for fitness and challenge

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 9:08AM

Considering the date on the calendar, it couldn’t have been a better day to be out on the water.

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