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Whidbey Race Week gets new owners for 2015

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

The nationally recognized sailboat regatta held out of Oak Harbor each July will have new owners next year. Charley and Schelleen Rathkopf of Seattle announced last week that they are purchasing Whidbey Island Race Week from Gary Stuntz of Clear Ahead Marine Production after the event this summer.

Organization was misrepresented by story | Letters

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

I read the April 26 paper looking for some clarification of your front page article on April 23, but didn’t find any. I wish Janis Reid had done some research before the story about Summit Assistance Dogs was published.

Island Scanner | Man blows marijuana smoke into dog's mouth, feeds dog pot

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 9:26AM

OAK HARBOR POLICE The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:

Whidbey woodworker glides through belt-sander races

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 9:26AM

Ken Green doesn’t look at belt sanders the way most contractors do.

Jacks is committed to the community | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:01AM

Camano Island and its fate is so closely tied to Stanwood, my hometown and place I love, that I feel compelled to take an interest in its politics.

Opponent has opted to make campaign ‘ugly' | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

I believe a recent letter to the editor written by my opponent to the Whidbey News-Times distorts the truth for personal political gain rather than telling the whole story.

Partial recording is intended to mislead | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

An Open Letter to Island County Residents: The ballots came out in the mail today, so primary election time is finally here.

Island County commissioners clash over island-wide bike trail

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 9:26AM

A portion of a Freeland trail project was removed from the county’s Capital Improvement Plan Monday.

Sailor aims to break pullup record

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

Navy Petty Officer Mike McCastle said he plans to feel some pain.

Initiative 1325 failure not a green light for higher taxes | Sound Off

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:01AM

Jack Fagan, Mike Fagan and I co-sponsored the 2/3-For-Taxes Constitutional Amendment Initiative this year and worked really hard for the past six months leading its signature drive.

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station welcomes public

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 9:26AM

And more than 1,600 civilian visitors were given a rare glimpse of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Saturday.

Langley Shakespeare festival opens with 'Taming of the Shrew' this weekend

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 5:00AM

Zora Lungren performed in her first play, “Romeo and Juliet,” when she was a seventh grader attending Langley Middle School. Today, in a vintage theater tent propped in the field behind that same middle school, she is preparing to relate what is known in theater circles as “the unplayable scene.”

County OKs $30,000 for fairground maintenance

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 9:25AM

Island County commissioners approved $30,000 for maintenance of the Island County Fairgrounds Monday, although management of the property remains uncertain.

Festival to celebrate ‘relaxing’ herb with art, music and fun

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 10:34AM

Visitors can bask in the relaxing aroma of Mother Nature’s healing herb during Lavender Wind Farm’s 11th Annual Lavender Wind Festival.

Whidbey crews fighting Carlton wildfire

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 9:25AM

Five North Whidbey Fire and Rescue firefighters traveled last week to help battle the Carlton Complex Fire in north-central Washington.

Playhouse lends hand to film camp relocated by wildfires

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 3:12PM

Janis Powell, business manager at the Whidbey Playhouse in Oak Harbor, got an unusual phone call Thursday morning.

With reserves gone, Island Transit axing staff, routes | Updated

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Aug 1, 2014 at 2:34PM

A total of 24 employees will be laid off, Saturday bus service is being cancelled and five routes will be eliminated or changed due to financial problems uncovered at Island Transit.

New book chronicles endeavors to protect Whidbey land from pressures

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

Janice O’Mahony considers South Whidbey State Park one of her favorite places to visit on Whidbey Island.

Island Scanner | Potted plants, gas tank stolen

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

Oak Harbor Police The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police:

Most county employees utilizing direct deposit | Letter

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 3:00AM

We would like to provide clarification and correction to statements in a (July 2) letter to the editor (written by Rick Shabo) regarding Island County payroll processes.

Oak Harbor High School graduate Yale Rosen gets professional baseball opportunity

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 28, 2014 at 2:09PM

Each spring evening, the Little League baseball fields at Windjammer Park are filled with youngsters running around the diamonds in replica Major League Baseball uniforms.

County has paid for investment training | Letter

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 3:00AM

Thank you for printing my previous letter concerning market value losses suffered by Island County related to investment strategies of the current treasurer.

Jacks has shown her commitment | Letter

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 3:00AM

I pray that people will do their homework and research who they are voting for. If you look at Karla Jacks, you will see she is the obvious choice for Island County Commissioner District No. 3.

It’s time for Rose to turn over the keys | Editorial

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

Soon, the wheels on the bus won’t be going round and round all around the town — or the island for that matter.

Larger squadron options may delay Growler study

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 28, 2014 at 2:08PM

The Navy announced Friday its plans to consider larger EA-18G Growler squadrons as part of the Environmental Impact Statement it initiated last year.

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