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Tell county you support recycling | Letter

  • May 13, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, A political cartoon in Saturday’s paper shows a broken down car, a shack and part of a truck and said they are not really a car, a house and a truck. The last panel shows a small recycle bin — no glass — and asks readers if we consider this a recycle program.

Wolves qualify for district meet | Track

  • May 13, 2013 at 1:13PM

Four individuals and four relay teams from Coupeville High School qualified for the tri-district track meet after qualifying at the district meet at Lynden Christian High School Friday, May 10.

Ennis, Munsell to marry in November

  • May 13, 2013 at 1:00PM

Oak Harbor residents Gary and Shelley Ennis are pleased to announce the engagement of their oldest daughter, Alexa Ennis, to Zachary Munsell. Alexa graduated from Oak Harbor High school in 2009 and currently works as a cosmetologist in Oak Harbor.

Administration lied about Benghazi | Letter

  • May 13, 2013 at 1:00PM

Editor, It is now abundantly clear that the Obama Administration lied to the American public about the Benghazi Consulate terrorist attack and engaged in a pre-election cover-up. Abundantly clear to those of us who still care about truth in government that is.

Gibbons should be Oak Harbor's next schools chief | Letter

  • May 13, 2013 at 2:00PM

Editor, Twenty years ago I wrote a letter to the Whidbey News-Times in support of Rick Schulte for school superintendent.

Oak Harbor boys 1st, girls 2nd in Wesco North | Track

  • May 13, 2013 at 4:17PM

The Oak Harbor High School boys track team captured first and the girls second in the Wesco 3A North Division at the conference championship meet Wednesday and Friday, May 8 and 10, at Shoreline Stadium.

Oak Harbor wins 1 of 2 at tournament | Babe Ruth

  • May 14, 2013 at 7:57AM

The Oak Harbor Babe Ruth baseball team lost big and won big at the Lynden Spring Fling Tournament Saturday and Sunday, May 11 and 12.

Wolves' offense returns to secure district win | Softball

  • May 14, 2013 at 8:31AM

The Coupeville High School softball team’s offense returned from vacation just in time to help the Wolves pick up a win in the district softball tournament at Sedro-Woolley’s Janiki Fields Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11.

Leaning Coupeville ferry balanced

  • May 14, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:22PM

The signature list of the state’s new 64-car ferries was corrected on the MV Salish with 80 tons of ballast recently. The other two boats in the class are expected to receive the same improvement later this summer.

County puts Noble Creek on hold

  • May 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

Island County put the brakes on a plan to help Langley pay for an eight-acre conservation easement this week. On Monday, the Board of Commissioners was scheduled to vote on a contract that would have provided the city with $175,000 in conservation futures funding for the Noble Creek project.

Oak Harbor golf club on new course

  • May 14, 2013 at 11:00AM

A thick stack of scorecards and piles of green pencils still bear the old name. As the inventory thins and eventually vanishes, though, the transformation of a half-century old golf course in Oak Harbor will be complete.

Reluctant return

  • May 15, 2013 at 8:55AM

When Stephen Rodrick returned to Oak Harbor and started unpeeling layers from his past, part of him became a frightened 13-year-old boy again. He’d always dreaded the idea of coming back, avoiding such a return for three decades. But on this occasion, in July of 2009, he was back by invitation, facing his fears head on, and his feelings were hard to contain.

Filing Week yields early surprises

  • May 15, 2013 at 8:25AM

Filing Week for open public offices in Island County began Monday and the first 24 hours yielded a few surprises. With days to go, the following are among the candidates to file so far.

Three on the hook for theft, burglary in Langley

  • May 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

Three people are suspected in an April 23 laundromat burglary and a car prowl in Langley. An officer with the Langley Police Department arrested the three suspects as they were driving around town with a fishing rod that was allegedly stolen from a car, according to the police report.

Leete breaks school record as Wildcats finish 2nd at district | Girls golf

  • May 15, 2013 at 11:34AM

Oak Harbor junior Annie Leete broke a 39-year-old school record by shooting a blistering 70 to scorch the rest of the field in day one of the 3A district girls golf tournament at Marysville’s Cedarcrest Golf Course Tuesday, May 14.

Clinton woman accused of beating two men with bamboo cane

  • May 15, 2013 at 12:00PM

A Clinton woman was arrested for seriously injuring two men by beating them with a bamboo cane last week, according to Island County Superior Court documents. Prosecutors charged Stefany J. Cornett in Superior Court on May 7 with two counts of assault in the second degree.

City of Oak Harbor entering into lease for new animal shelter

  • May 16, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:39AM

Kratos will lose his yard with the beautiful view of the water — not that he cares about that sort of thing — but he will gain spacious living quarters in a spot that’s more convenient for people to visit.

Dog in a treehouse, punctured tires and ugly rummage sale | Island Scanner

  • May 16, 2013 at 9:00AM

Sunday, May 12 At 2:40 a.m., a caller reported several people climbing a tree at a Southeast Pioneer Way location. At 7:27 a.m., a Southeast Eighth Avenue resident reported a potted plant was stolen from the porch. At 9:24 a.m., a caller reported a woman was trespassing at a State Highway 20 location.

Oak Harbor eliminated at district | Softball

  • May 16, 2013 at 9:31AM

Unable to generate much offense, the Oak Harbor High School softball team lost two games and was eliminated from the district tournament Tuesday, May 14, at Everett's Phil Johnson Fields.

Cart leads to theft of South Whidbey suspect’s arrest

  • May 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

A cart track led an amateur investigator to the home of an alleged South Whidbey burglar, court documents indicate. Island County Sheriff Mark Brown sent out a press release last month, asking for the public’s help in locating Robert Burns.

Field of county planner candidates narrowed to four

  • May 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

Island County may have a new planning chief as soon as next week. The Board of Commissioners interviewed four finalists during two closed-door interviews Monday. The commissioners are expected to hold two more later this week.

Kerfoot wins playoff, earns state trip | Boys golf

  • May 16, 2013 at 10:13AM

It took two playoff holes, but Oak Harbor High School's Mac Kerfoot earned a trip to the state 3A boys golf tournament with a strong finish at the district tournament at the Snohomish Golf Course Tuesday and Wednesday, May 14 and 15.

District champ Leete, Roderos qualify for state | Girls golf

  • May 16, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 1:31PM

With a two-day total of 158, Oak Harbor junior Annie Leete won the girls 3A district golf tournament by 20 strokes Tuesday and Wednesday, May 14 and 15, at Marysville's Cedarcrest Golf Course.

Coupeville Water festival honors tribe history

  • May 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Penn Cove Water Festival welcomes Native American canoe clubs to race on Saturday, May 18, for the 22nd annual celebration at the Coupeville Wharf. Held in downtown Coupeville, the festival allows guests to relive history while honoring ancestors and those who first hosted the festival in the 1930s. The event was an annual affair until it was cancelled during World War II and then resumed 21 years ago.

Bike to Work Day celebrated Friday

  • May 16, 2013 at 11:14AM

May is National Bike Month and this Friday, May 17, is Bike to Work Day, a perfect time for Whidbey Island communities to recognize and celebrate all the benefits of bicycling.

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