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Deputies union supports fired Island County detective accused of sexual harassment

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 14, 2014 at 11:40AM

The deputies’ union is seeking arbitration over the Island County sheriff’s decision to fire a detective who is accused of sexual harassment.

Republican commissioner backs Democratic candidate for Island County commissioner

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 14, 2014 at 11:41AM

Republican Island County Commissioner Aubrey Vaughan issued a surprise endorsement this week.

Island Scanner | Man barbecues sans clothes; stray goats eat plants

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Oct 14, 2014 at 11:41AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Crowell takes championship | Women's golf

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:19PM

Maria Crowell earned the championship in the first year of the Gallery Women's Golf Club's season-long competition.

Grone wouldn’t make same errors | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

There are at least two problems that occurred in the office of Island County treasurer that adversely affected island taxpayers.

Beware of requests to send gift cards | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

I would like to send my deepest thanks to the employees of the Rite-Aid Pharmacy in Oak Harbor for the good counsel and help they gave me when I was in their store about three weeks ago.

Whidbey eighth-graders attend PLU tech camp

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Three eigth-grade students recently visited with the Whidbey Island branch of the American Association of University Women to share what they learned at Tech Trek camp.

Academic Notables

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

BENJAMIN ETZELL, son of Kriti and Michael Etzell of Greenbank, has enrolled at Saint John’s University for the 2014-15 school year. Classes for fall semester began Monday, Aug. 25.

Two initiatives on ballot are opposites | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

It is important for the voters of Island County and Washington state to understand the issues surrounding initiatives 591 and 594.

Whidbey General offers free class to help kick tobacco habit

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Whidbey General Hospital is offering a free class during October to help people break from tobacco addiction.

Response time is not reassuring | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Recently it was reported that a 911 hang-up call was made from my North Whidbey residence, which was an apparent anomaly in the system.

Oak Harbor Theta Rho members attend Youth Days in British Columbia

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Four members of Acorn Theta Rho Club of Oak Harbor attended International Youth Days, sponsored by the Independent Order of Odd Fellow, recently in Victoria, British Columbia.

Affiliation with MoveOn suspicious | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

I recently became aware of issues concerning the U.S. Navy’s use of the auxiliary airfield outside of Coupeville by a group calling itself Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, a group that seems to have been created by

Last three letters spell out ‘R-A-T’ | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

This is a response to John Stone’s Oct. 4 letter to the editor referring to Republicans as “gop-up.”

Don’t let vote be swayed by tactics | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

This letter is not about the contents of Initiative 594, but about tactics used by supporters of this bill.

Vote ‘no’ on I-594, vote ‘yes’ for I-591 | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

I take strong exception to Art Huffine’s Sept. 27 letter to the editor.

Greenbank couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

Brenda and Don Wilkins, of Greenbank, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at a celebration with their family in Seattle.

Think pink, think mammogram during October | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

Every year at this time, the Whidbey News Group newspapers, including the Whidbey News-Times, go pink.

Relay races, giant pumpkin contest close Coupeville market season

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

Pounding rain didn’t stop teams from having a good time Saturday during the Harvest Fest Relay Races.

ShakeOut rolls Oak Harbor schools Thursday

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Great Washington ShakeOut is coming to the Oak Harbor School District.

Remodel brewing for Whidbey Coffee store

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00AM

Whidbey Coffee in historic downtown Oak Harbor is about to make the most of its saltwater view.

Wolves thump Chimacum | Football

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 9:22AM

The Coupeville High School football team found what it was looking for. Chimacum, not so much.

Coupeville grabs 8th in South Whidbey Tournament | Volleyball

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:07PM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team finished eighth out of 16 teams at the South Whidbey Invitational Tournament Saturday, Sept. 20.

Wildcats up to Challenge | Cross country

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 11:16AM

The Oak Harbor High School cross country team took its yearly trip to Seaside, Ore., for the Three Course Challenge Saturday, Sept. 20, and returned with its usual impressive medal haul.

Oak Harbor earns 1st win | Tennis

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 12:06PM

Breaking into the win column, the Oak Harbor High School tennis team stopped visiting Marysville Getchell 5-2 Friday, Sept. 19, in a match that was rained out earlier in the week.

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