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- 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!’”
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Apr 11, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 1:02PM
Paced by medalist Mac Kerfoot, the Oak Harbor High School boys golf team took first in a four-team meet at Jackson Park Golf Course in North Seattle Thursday, April 10.
- Apr 11, 2014 at 9:48AM
The Oak Harbor and Shorewood High School track teams split a pair of close meets Thursday, April 10, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.
- Apr 11, 2014 at 3:49PM
Measles is continuing to spread in Washington state as cases in San Juan County have spread to a Kitsap County resident.