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Whidbey General Hospital may lose money on property sale

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 7:00AM updated Apr 12, 2014 at 7:02AM

A proposal to sell a 4.5-acre Bayview property purchased in 2007 for nearly $2 million would likely result in a financial loss for Whidbey General Hospital, a commissioner said Thursday. Anne Tarrant, president of the board, said the sale of the property is not a foregone conclusion as the commissioners have yet to make a decision. However, she acknowledged that if the board does proceed it would be a hit to hospital coffers.

Murphy completes sweep of Wolves | Baseball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 8:08AM

The Coupeville High School baseball team entered the season with hopes of winning the Cascade Conference crown. Defending champion Archbishop Murphy squashed those dreams by sweeping a three-game series from the Wolves last week, including an 11-0 drubbing Friday, April 4, in Everett.

Mistakes lead to loss at Marysville | Baseball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Oak Harbor High School baseball team committed five errors to help host Marysville-Pilchuck complete a sweep of their three-game series with a 4-2 win Friday, April 4.

Speak up on behalf of marine mammals | Letter

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

For years scientists have wondered why whales, for no apparent reason, would choose to cast themselves out of the water to die of dehydration on some beach. Now we know. They were trying to escape from the tortuous noise of our war machines. Not just explosives, but “active sonar,” used in antisubmarine warfare and to map the ocean floor.

Wolves win in another 2-1 match | Soccer

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

Scores of 2-1 are becoming a habit for the Coupeville High School soccer team, and that's fine with coach Kyle Nelson as long as the "2" is on the Wolves' side of the scoreboard.

Paying it forward: Woman’s gesture gives Island County museum visitors a free month

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 11:21AM

It’s usually wise to be prepared for just about anything when April Fool’s Day comes around. Rick Castellano admitted he had his guard down when Jackie Feusier approached the front desk of the Island County Historical Museum Tuesday, April 1, as he was waiting for another wave of visiting school children to arrive for a tour. “She said, ‘It’s my birthday tomorrow and I’d like to sponsor admission for a month as a birthday present to myself,’” said Castellano, the museum’s director. “I said, ‘OK. ... Happy birthday!’”

Strong start, strong finish gives Wolves win | Softball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 12:00PM

Using big innings to start and finish the game, the Coupeville High School softball team earned its second win of the season, both at the expense of rival South Whidbey, with a 9-5 win in Langley Friday, April 4.

Spartans score late to stop Wildcats | Softball

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Stanwood High School softball team scored six late runs to pull away and defeat visiting Oak Harbor 7-1 Monday, April 7.

Etzell sharp, offense not; Wolves lose 1-0 | Baseball

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 1:21PM

Wasting a brilliant pitching performance by Ben Etzell, the Coupeville High School baseball team lost 1-0 in nine innings to visiting Cedarcrest Monday, April 7.

Second-half surge lifts Oak Harbor to win | Soccer

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Apr 9, 2014 at 7:52AM

Picking up the intensity in the second half and getting two goals by J.J. Mitchell, the Oak Harbor High School soccer team defeated Marysville-Pilchuck 3-1 Monday, April 7, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Oak Harbor group protests Supreme Court ruling

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 3:47PM

"Supreme Court? Bite me!” Anyone driving in Oak Harbor along Highway 20 and Pioneer Way Saturday afternoon might have noticed a little dog carrying a neon-green sign with the rather biting message. About 20 people, and the pooch, were taking part in a nationwide effort ultimately aimed at controlling the money in politics.

Navy passes mid-point in Prowler-Growler transition

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

Last month saw the eighth Whidbey Island Naval Air Station electronic attack squadron complete its transition from the EA-6B Prowler to the EA-18G Growler. The VAQ-129 Vikings, which has piloted Prowlers since the 1970s, conducted a final flyover last month to commemorate the transition.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Distance runner with positive message to speak at Whidbey Island Marathon Expo

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Apr 11, 2014 at 1:15PM

Dane Rauschenberg’s biggest rush used to be imagining himself as a counter-terrorism officer for the CIA. It’s a dream he chased most of his life and kept in his sights as he embarked on a new pursuit as a long-distance runner.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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