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Clamming hotspot on South Whidbey to reopen, but dig limited to six weeks

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

Clammers will hit Holmes Harbor for the first time in eight years this spring.

Couple’s Wood Goods in Clinton seeing rapid growth

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

Kelly Cameron puts in 12-hour days in his woodworking shop, a cavernous space in Clinton off Cultus Bay Road.

Refuting captain’s myths and facts | Letter

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 2:00AM

Myth: Some people don’t think Navy pilots deserve the best equipment and training this country can provide.

Captain’s opinion ‘manipulates facts’ | Letter

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 2:00AM

Let’s be clear. The Navy wants to spread its Growler noise-print all over the Olympic Peninsula’s National Park, the surrounding national forest and adjacent communities.

Training will impact people, animals | Letter

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 2:00AM

Capt. Mike Nortier’s guest column highlights a Navy trying to reverse engineer the self-inflicted damage they achieved in their own public information meetings on the north end of the Olympic Peninsula.

A holiday verse for legislative leaders

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 2:00AM

‘Tis two days after session and all through the Dome, Not a member is working since they all have gone home;

Flu vaccines recommended for seniors

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 2:00AM

Health experts are saying flu vaccinations can protect our aging population who might be at high risk for complications.

Coupeville Library partners with hospital for end-of-life care forum

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

There comes a point in every person’s life when certain decisions need to be made, according to retired doctor Marshall Goldberg.

Whidbey sailor to carry on with Saturday fundraiser

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 5:00AM

Despite the death of his father Friday, Navy Petty Officer Michael McCastle is moving forward with his fundraiser Saturday for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Price Johnson is out; Hannold, Johnson appointed to Island Transit board

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

The leadership of Island Transit will look very different in the new year.

Friends aim to help man hurt in Oak Harbor crash

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

A webpage is seeking donations to help an Oak Harbor man seriously injured in a Dec. 12 car accident.

Coupeville sells Navy development rights near OLF

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Navy paid the Town of Coupeville $800,000 last week in exchange for development rights to 54 acres of property near Whidbey Island Naval Air Station’s Outlying Field.

Haggen acquires Safeway in Oak Harbor

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 4:45PM

Oak Harbor’s Safeway store will become a Haggen store as part of a larger deal involving 168 grocery stores across eight states.

Apparent drive-by shooting reported on North Whidbey | Corrected

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:15AM

Nobody was injured when someone fired a handgun into an Oak Harbor home and nearby vehicles last Tuesday night, according to the Oak Harbor Police Department.

Whidbey requests down this year for Toys for Tots

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:13AM

The idea of a child waking up on Christmas Day without a gift to unwrap is unimaginable for Re McClung.

Oak Harbor Soroptimist Christmas Home Tour features creativity

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:13AM

Erica Wassinger said she decided to open her house at Christmas time for her daughters.

Former Navy doctor opens new holistic clinic in Oak Harbor

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:12AM

When Navy-trained doctor Hugh Jonson asked her to join an alternative medicine clinic, Registered Nurse Barbara Fragala said she didn’t hesitate.

Lawyers debate merit of releasing records in case against Whidbey General Hospital nurse

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:12AM

Whidbey General Hospital isn’t on trial, but both a judge and the deputy prosecutor directed some pointed comments about the administration during a court hearing Monday.

Island County auditor ready to hand off door opening responsibilities

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:11AM

Determining who should open the doors of the Island County’s administration building on 6th Street hangs in the balance.

Clinton man accused of hitting pedestrian

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 9:11AM

A Clinton man is accused of purposely slamming his car into a pedestrian and driving off, court documents state.

Wolves can't find hoop in loss | Girls basketball

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 8:53AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team held Friday Harbor to 24 points -- and lost. In a score more fitting for football, the Wolves fell 24-19 to the visiting Wolverines Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Former employee convicted of embezzling from Whidbey Island Bank

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 18, 2014 at 9:43AM

A former customer service manager at the Freeland branch of Whidbey Island Bank is facing time in federal prison for embezzling $162,000 from the bank.

Oak Harbor rebounds for 2 wins | Wrestling

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 9:16AM

After dropping a pair of matches a week earlier, the Oak Harbor High School wrestling team bounced back for two wins at Mountlake Terrace Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Last-second score halts big Wildcat comeback | Boys basketball

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 8:37AM

The Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team stormed back from a 17-point halftime deficit only to lose 56-54 on a buzzer-beater at Meadowdale Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Training meant to protect, save American lives | Guest Columnist

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 10:27AM

Many people may be unaware that our service members — our sons, daughters, friends and neighbors – are training in the skies above the Olympic Mountains to take the fight to the enemy on our behalf.

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