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North Whidbey Middle School hosts student culture fair

  • Today at 6:00AM

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

Oak Harbor Safeway gears up for Haggen conversion next week

  • Today at 6:00AM

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

  • Today at 6:00AM

Beach access advocates have something to celebrate.

Estimated cost for new Oak Harbor sewage plant skyrockets

  • Today at 5:00AM

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

Farmers, experts share wisdom at Whidbey Gardening Workshop

  • Today 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

  • Today 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

  • Today 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

  • Today 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

  • Today 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.

ACLU questions Whidbey General Hospital's policy of referring abortions

  • Today at 5:00AM

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

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

  • Today at 4:00AM

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

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

  • Today 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.

Brides to get sample of Whidbey's wedding offerings

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 24, 2015 at 6:42PM

Future brides and grooms will get another opportunity to see what Whidbey Island has to offer during a bridal show in Oak Harbor Saturday.

Speech workshop at Hillcrest Elementary open to parents, childcare workers

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

For speech and language therapist Janice Flinn, sounds are “the basis for language.”

Looking Back: Unclear whether Ben Loers will lose thumb

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

The new hall at Freeland was completed and dedicated when a large crowd gathered and filled the building to its capacity.

State leaders plan for pick-a-party election

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

It is Washington’s quadrennial quandary. Every four years, the conversation starts anew on how to make this state’s presidential primary meaningful in the process of electing the nation’s next leader.

Nurse, medics, doctor helped after bad fall | Letter

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

Several months ago, as we were coming out of a supermarket in Oak Harbor, I tripped and fell in the parking lot, hitting my head on a parked car.

Expects transparency for every dollar spent | Letter

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

Pat Palla said it well in her Feb. 18 letter to the editor titled, “Taxpayer outraged by hospital’s secrecy.”

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