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Residents donate $50K to WhidbeyHealth

  • Today at 3:00AM

Langley residents Douglas and Deborah Troxel brought their Aloha spirit of generosity with them from Kona, Hawaii, where they live when they are not on Whidbey Island.

Server malfunction leaves county offices without email

  • Today at 2:00AM

Many Island County staff members learned just how important good-old-fashioned email technology still is to their jobs this week.

Wildife allowing free fishing through Tuesday

  • Today at 3:00AM

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering “free fishing” days through Tuesday while the agency’s license sales system is down.

Saluting JoAnn Hellmann for fighting the battle to reduce impaired driving on island | In Our Opinion

  • Today at 4:00AM

For the past 16 years, JoAnn Hellmann has fought on the front lines of a never ending and tragic war, the war against drunk driving.

Is ‘dark money’ turning elections into auctions? | Letter

  • Today at 3:00AM

For me, dark money conjures up images of scruffy desperadoes switching briefcases on a park bench in some country with a funny name like Karokistan. The money is for some nefarious act like blowing up the train station, but we never know who bought the dynamite.

Decide elections by popular vote instead | Letter

  • Today at 3:00AM

Why isn’t the presidential election decided by popular vote instead of the current electoral college system? The “swing” states get all the attention.

Can’t withstand a Hillary presidency | Letter

  • Today at 3:00AM

Our country can withstand a Trump term of office. The damage Hillary would do to our country and Constitution with leftist justice appointees would last for generations. Is this what the people want in a president?

Bailey says she doesn’t condone hit piece against rival

  • Today at 4:00AM

A Republican state senator from Oak Harbor has taken the uncommon step of publicly denouncing the way a Democratic opponent is shown in a mailer paid for with money raised by her GOP colleagues.

Wildcats opt out of jamboree | Football

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 8:09AM

The Oak Harbor High School football team will not compete in the Meridian Jamboree Saturday, Aug. 27, as originally scheduled.

Vanderzicht Pool hosts Whidbey Island Swim Championships

  • Aug 25, 2016 at 11:37AM

Micah Geist won the featured event at the Whidbey Island Swim Championships Tuesday, Aug. 23, at John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool.

Tiles honor Coupeville championships

  • Aug 25, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 8:46AM

David Svien decided it was time to fill in the blanks of Coupeville High School sports history.

Lemonade Day fostering young entrepreneurs

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 12:27PM

The Island County Economic Development Council has posed an important question to 25 young entrepreneurs across the island: when life gives you lemons, what’s a kid to do?

Body ID’d as man who jumped from ferry

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 10:45AM

An autopsy confirmed that the body of the man found in waters off Whidbey Island Saturday was the person who jumped from a ferry near Coupeville Thursday night.

Body recovered in waters off Whidbey

  • Aug 20, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 10:38AM

The body of an elderly man was recovered in the water off the western shores of Whidbey Island Saturday afternoon.

Search continues for ferry jumper

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 10:38AM

The U.S. Coast Guard and other local agencies continue their search for a ferry passenger who jumped into the waters of Admiralty Inlet Thursday night.

Coast Guard ends search for man, 79, who leapt from ferry

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 10:37AM

The United States Coast Guard suspended its search of the waters of Admiralty Inlet Friday for a Coupeville-Port Townsend ferry passenger who jumped into the water near Whidbey Island on Thursday night.

Vehicular homicide suspect wanted

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00AM

A 35-year-old Oak Harbor man facing a vehicular homicide charge is wanted on a $100,000 arrest warrant after he failed to appear at a court hearing last week.

New Oak Harbor police chief to be named today

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00AM

Oak Harbor’s new police chief will be named today.

Oak Harbor Music Festival seeks volunteers for Labor Day weekend

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 4:00AM

As the Labor Day weekend event approaches, organizers are still seeking volunteers who are interested in helping.

Tour Whidbey art studios this weekend

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 5:00AM

Of the 52 artists participating in the Whidbey Working Artists Summer Open Studio Tour this weekend, 16 of them are first-timers.

Health board will not take action on jet noise: Resolution passes on a 3-2 vote

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00AM

In a resolution narrowly passed by the Island County Board of Health Wednesday, members of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER, who have been the primary proponent of jet noise complaints and the alleged health impacts produced by Navy flight operations on the island, were told that the board will not take action to “protect against the unknown, unquantifiable and unverifiable public health and safety claims” COER has raised.

Butler takes over OHHS girls swim program

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00AM

Jenny Butler is the Oak Harbor High School girls swim team’s fifth head coach since 2010.

Trump wasting effort on Washington voters | The Petri Dish

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 4:00AM

It’s a pretty safe bet Donald J. Trump will lose in the state of Washington this November. It’s a pretty sure one he’ll get walloped in the city of Seattle.

Thanks to all who helped arts festival organizers | Letter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

The 2016 Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival is now but a sweet and successful memory.

It’s better to have Wray than no leader at all | Letter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

After Aug. 16, the absolute, incredible failure of Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson to propose amendments to Commissioner Jill Johnson’s resolution about alleged health impacts from Outlying Field Coupeville showed a failure to lead. Commissioner Price Johnson speaks of “common ground” but a failure to accept an invitation to engage in the parliamentary process to improve Commissioner Jill Johnson’s resolution is an absolute, incredible failure to be a parliamentarian on the Board of Health.

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