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Hillcrest and Oak Harbor elementary schools hold fundraisers

  • May 28, 2014 at 3:00AM

Hillcrest and Oak Harbor elementary schools held fundraisers to benefit worthy causes this past Friday. Hillcrest held a walkathon, during which students walked and ran around a field in exchange for donations. Oak Harbor Elementary opted for a different tactic. Students there jump-roped for donations.

Citizens should be allowed to vote on rezones | Letter

  • May 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, I recently read the article a few issues back about Mark Calim and two other business owners being forced to relocate because the greedy property owner tripled their rent, figuring he could make more money renting the property as drug emporiums.

Fidalgo Avenue Pig Roast to become Oak Harbor Pigfest

  • May 28, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 1:49PM

The hugely popular Fidalgo Avenue Block Party and Pig Roast is taking on a new name, new location and a broader audience. “It’s going to become a premier event for Oak Harbor,” said organizer Scott Fraser, owner and chef of Frasers Gourmet Hideaway.

Parks director jumps in with both feet

  • May 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

The new director for North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is jumping into the his role with both feet. Gino Wolfe said he retired from a 29-year career in the Navy and when he saw the parks and rec district was hiring for the key position.

Before cancer, life was perfect for Oak Harbor family

  • May 28, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 12:12PM

By many accounts, life as a Navy spouse can be full of challenges, particularly when raising young children. April Stach figures she was lucky. Her husband’s job didn’t involve as many lengthy deployments as before. He would come home from work around 4:30 in the afternoon, and soon they’d be off to soccer practice as a family.

Grease fire destroys Oak Harbor home

  • May 28, 2014 at 5:00AM

A grease fire destroyed a mobile home on Spitfire Lane in Oak Harbor Friday afternoon. No one was injured. The blaze, which damaged the doublewide home, was apparently caused when grease used for deep frying caught fire and spread.

Late historian, WNT editor's home to burn for firefighter training

  • May 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

A piece of Oak Harbor history will go up in flames — repeatedly — over the weekend. All for a good cause. Oak Harbor Fire Chief Ray Merrill said the home in which the late Dorothy Neil lived is going to be burned down by the fire department on Saturday.

Dark cloud is of Emerson's own creation | Publisher's Column

  • May 27, 2014 at 3:36PM

While Kelly Emerson has all but checked out of the Island County political scene, it isn’t without some curious, bitter rantings ...

Oak Harbor mayor, council at odds over marathon coordinator's future

  • May 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

Changes are coming to the management of the Whidbey Island Marathon, whether or not the City Council is on board with them, says Mayor Scott Dudley. At odds on past occasions, the mayor and the council are once again fighting over control of the city. This time, the tussle is over whether or not to keep longtime Oak Harbor resident Tamra Sipes as coordinator of the annual marathon.

Man on motorized bicycle dies after being struck by SUV on Highway 20 | UPDATED

  • May 28, 2014 at 6:00PM updated May 29, 2014 at 11:45AM

A man died Wednesday after he was struck by an SUV on State Highway 20 while trying to cross the road on a motorized bicycle.

Leete, Fields in 5th place after 1st day | state golf

  • May 29, 2014 at 8:21AM

Oak Harbor's Joanna Leete and Coupeville's Christine Fields sit in fifth place in their respective high school girls state golf tournaments after the first round Wednesday, May 28.

Soccer tournament attracts 300 participants

  • May 30, 2014 at 8:07AM

More than 300 players took part in the 10th annual Rock On! 3v3 Soccer Tournament May 24 and 25 at Fort Nugent Park.

Fields places 5th, Leete 6th in state tournament | Golf

  • May 30, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:04PM

Coupeville's Christine Fields and Oak Harbor's Joanna Leete added another chapter to their impressive high school golf careers with top-six finishes in their respective state tournaments Wednesday and Thursday, May 28 and 29.

Rodeheffer 12th in state 1,600 | Track

  • May 30, 2014 at 12:02PM

Oak Harbor High School's John Rodeheffer placed 12th in the 1,600 meters during the opening day of the state 3A track meet at Tacoma's Mount Tahoma High School Thursday, May 29.

New ferry celebration June 8 at Clinton terminal

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Washington State Ferries is holding a community celebration for its newest ferry, M/V Tokitae.

Best of Whidbey gets underway for 2014 | Opinion

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Did you hear the starting pistol? The annual Best of Whidbey is underway.

Sipes’ contract should be extended and increased | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Editor, I don’t even know how to start this letter. I am getting so emotional just thinking about what’s going on in Oak Harbor.

South Whidbey fire boat adds options for waterfront assistance

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

It’s done, it looks great and the MV Salish Responder is now officially in service.

Viral reunion video reveals family’s ‘Love Bug’

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jun 3, 2014 at 8:12PM

Gary Daugherty doesn’t know how he got so lucky. Not only does he have a loving wife, he also has an adoring dog who goes with him almost everywhere.

Oak Harbor schools recognize standout students

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

Fourteen Oak Harbor High School students were honored recently by the Career and Technical Education program.

Thank God everyday for the honor and ability to foster child | Faithful Living

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

When planning our wedding 33 years ago, Matt and I chose a Bible verse found in 1 John as the theme for our wedding ceremony and life together:

Move annual race from a Sunday to Saturday | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

Editor, I am a runner, have been since I was 15. I have run in many states, from Puerto Rico to Hawaii and most of the states.

PDC clears Jacks of allegations by GOP opposition

  • May 31, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Public Disclosure Commission has cleared Island County commissioner candidate Karla Jacks of violating fundraising requirements.

COER claims debunked, true motives revealed | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, I write this on Memorial Day. What are the true motives of the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve? They say noise, health and safety … OK, we will come back to this.

District looking to expand band program to 5th grade

  • May 31, 2014 at 5:00AM

Oak Harbor School District is looking to expand music education for students. Starting in the 2014-15 school year, the middle schools hope to be able to offer fifth grade band classes during first period for the elementary students.

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