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Renters’ votes control property owners’ taxes | Letter

  • Mar 17, 2014 at 10:36AM

Editor, On Wednesday, March 12, Rick Kiser spelled out exactly why Thomas Jefferson and many other founders of our country insisted that you had to own property in order to qualify to vote.

Funding for 22 new EA-18G Growlers uncertain

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:04PM

Congress may not fund the Navy’s recent request for 22 more EA-18G Growlers for the 2015 fiscal year. U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen said Tuesday that he is still looking into the Navy’s request for additional electronic attack aircraft, but that funding them might be a stretch.

Wildcat open season with win | Soccer

  • Mar 17, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Mar 18, 2013 at 8:23AM

Displaying its depth, the Oak Harbor High School soccer team got the local spring season off to a positive start with a 1-0 win over Ferndale Saturday, March 15, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Oak Harbor opens season with 1-stroke loss | Boys golf

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 8:22AM

Lake Stevens edged the Oak Harbor High School boys golf team by one stroke to win the season-opening, four-team match Monday, March 17, at the Whidbey Golf Club.

Wovles win season debut 4-3 | Tennis

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 8:47AM

Winning two singles matches and two doubles matches, the Coupeville High School tennis team nipped visiting Port Townsend/Chimacum 4-3 to take the season opener Monday, March 17.

1st-place Murphy blanks Wolves | Soccer

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:15AM

The state's second-ranked 2A soccer team, Archbishop Murphy, remained unbeaten by stopping Coupeville High School 7-0 Tuesday, April 8, in Everett.

Coupeville begins season with comeback win | Baseball

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 9:09AM

Good teams overcome in-game problems by taking advantage of opportunities. Such was the case for the Coupeville High School baseball team in its 8-4 win at South Whidbey Monday, March 17, in the season and conference opener.

Archbishop Murphy cuts down Coupeville twice | Softball

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 9:00AM

The weather was bad and the result the same for the Coupeville High School softball team as the Wolves lost 10-0 and 11-0 in a pair of five-inning games against Archbishop Murphy Tuesday, April 8, in Everett.

Whidbey lucky to have great rehab facility | Letter

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the rehab unit staff at Careage of Whidbey. Recently my mother was fortunate enough to receive care there following hip replacement surgery. The nurses and therapists exhibited kindness and compassion along with a much needed dose of humor throughout my mother’s recovery.

Marathon registration reaches new high

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

The popularity of the Whidbey Island Marathon and affiliate races is climbing to new heights this year. More than 3,100 people have registered for marathon, half-marathon, 10K, 5K and 1K races, which is up from 1,749 last year.

Use art, scripture, music to heighten Lenten experience | Faithful Living

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

On Tuesday the frogs began singing in our pond and a chorus of birds, just returned to our island, began calling out to each others from nearby trees. I’m still grabbing my jacket on my way out the door, but the bright sun and blue skies all remind me that the season is changing and spring is arriving on Whidbey Island. A trip to my garden clearly reveals what is needed after months of wind and rain and relative darkness: It’s time to clear out the debris and prepare the soil for planting.

Meeting change raises Island County commissioner’s ire

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Island County Commis-sioner Jill Johnson voiced her displeasure when she learned that Oak Harbor’s public meeting about the county fairground project was postponed. “For the record, I think that’s not OK,” Johnson said. The issue was raised during Monday’s meeting after Johnson was announcing the meeting to the public, but was corrected by Commissioner Helen Price Johnson.

Donations sought for annual survivor reunion | Letter

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, My name Is Cecil Calavan. I am a survivor of the USS Utah and president of the USS Utah Survivors Association. It is my job to keep alive the memory of those killed and still serving on board that wonderful old battleship, which was sunk by the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941 in that horrendous attack on Pearl Harbor.

Oak Harbor places 2nd in 4-team match | Boys golf

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

A strong front nine helped the Oak Harbor High School boys golf team finish second in a four-team match Tuesday, April 8, at the Whidbey Golf Club.

Short-handed Wildcats drop match to Everett | Tennis

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00AM

Missing half of its regular starting lineup, the Oak Harbor High School tennis team fell 7-0 to visiting Everett Wednesday, April 9.

Oak Harbor wants to hear ideas for bank property on Pioneer Way

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:12PM

It may seem like an odd thing to say, but now that the City of Oak Harbor owns a bank, it’s time to decide where to build the sewage treatment plant on the property. The city is holding a joint community 0pen house and city council workshop to gather input and discuss the history of the project at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 16 at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge.

'Cats play well but fall to 2nd-ranked Glacier Peak | Soccer

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Oak Harbor High School soccer team entered the season with the confidence it could play with the region's best teams. Though the Wildcats lost 2-0 at Glacier Peak Wednesday, April 9, they confirmed that belief.

Aircraft from NAS Whidbey aid in search for missing airliner

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 12:53PM

A crew from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is helping in the search for the missing Malaysian airliner as the mystery into its disappearance deepens. A P-3C Orion patrol craft from Maritime Patrol Squadron 46, based at NAS Whidbey, departed from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, on Sunday to aid in the massive search effort that moved into the Indian Ocean this week.

Pilot error blamed in Navy EA-6B crash; Squadron revising training program

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:22PM

A Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Prowler squadron is changing its aviation training program in the wake of news that “pilot error” was responsible for the March Prowler crash in Eastern Washington. Three Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129 crewmembers who died in the March 11 EA-6B Prowler crash were the pilot, Lt. Valerie Delaney, 26; flight officer, Lt. William Brown McIlvaine III, 24; and instructor, Lt. Cmdr. Alan Patterson, 34.

Oak Harbor cruises to easy win | Girls golf

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 1:00PM

Showing no rust from a two-week layoff, the Oak Harbor High School girls golf team easily defeated Shorewood and host Everett at the Legion Golf Course Wednesday, April 9.

NWPRD hosts water safety event

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 1:00PM

North Whidbey Park and Recreation District will hold its second annual April Pools event from 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at John Vanderzicht Pool.

MG charges by Wildcats | Baseball

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Marysville Getchell bunched its runs to take two games from the Oak Harbor High School baseball team this week.

Wolves' turn to win in 9 innings | Baseball

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 3:00PM

Payback. After losing a 1-0 heartbreaker in nine innings Monday to Cedarcrest, the Coupeville High School baseball team returned the favor by nipping the Red Wolves 6-5 in another nine-inning game Wednesday, April 11, in Duvall.

Bailey leads Wolves past Meridian | Softball

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:21AM

McKayla Bailey fired a two-hitter to help the Coupeville High School softball team to an 8-0 nonleague win at Meridian Thursday, April 10.

Wolves net 4 firsts at Cedarcrest | Track

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Coupeville High School track team captured four firsts in at three-team meet at Cedarcrest Thursday, April 10.

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