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Sometimes it takes a tragedy to make progress | Guest Column

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:00AM

Sometimes it takes a calamity to move anything through Congress. In the case of the Green Mountain Lookout, it took a tragedy for federal lawmakers to keep an iconic structure exactly where it is.

Leaders celebrate reading champs

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 10:27AM

Third graders at Oak Harbor Elementary school gathered in the multi-purpose room Friday to fete the Fantastics. Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson and the district’s superintendent, Lance Gibbon, joined the students in recognizing the headline-stealing, reading challenge champions.

Driver's horn made a 'fart sound' when he passed other cars | Island Scanner

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Apr 18, 2014 at 9:19AM

Tuesday, April 8 At 11:52 a.m., a Southwest Downfield Way resident reported that a framer fell off the back of the house. At 8:45 p.m., a caller reported that a woman, possibly on drugs, was screaming in a parking lot on Highway 20. At 9:03 p.m., a resident of Northeast 16th Avenue reported that a neighbor is throwing things off a balcony. At 10:36 p.m., a Southeast Pasek Street resident reported that he has a BB gun and he is going to shoot people who are trying to steal gas from his car.

Oak Harbor robotics team heads to nationals

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 18, 2014 at 9:19AM

A team of students at Oak Harbor High School has a shot at becoming world-champion robot designers. For the first time since Whidbey Island Wildcat Robotics team was formed six years ago, they are going to the FIRST Robotics world championship competition next week in St. Louis, Mo.

Man and his trusty dog sniffing out pests

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 9:24AM

The company, owned and operated completely by Coleman, provides full service pest control to Island and Skagit counties

Disney classic at Whidbey Children's Theater

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:22AM

The Disney classic begins Friday, April 18, and continues through Sunday, April 27

Pace of hiring quickens statewide

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:07AM

A small improvement in the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate began in February and was matched in March

State's individual health insurance market expands

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:23PM

Numbers represent the "first significant growth in the individual health insurance market that we’ve seen in four years"

The boys and girls of summer | Slideshow

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:07PM

North Whidbey Little League has opening day festivities

Terrace tops Oak Harbor | Tennis

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 9:50AM

Mountlake Terrace powered through the singles matches to pull out a 5-2 win over the visiting Oak Harbor High School tennis team Tuesday, April 15.

Murphy edges Wolves | Tennis

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 10:20AM

Archbishop Murphy slipped out of Coupeville with a 3-2 win in tennis Tuesday, April 15.

Bad night on the pitch; Wildcats fall | Soccer

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 11:06AM

No one saw this coming. Shorecrest had a surprisingly easy time in defeating the Oak Harbor High School soccer team in an 8-0 win at Wildcat Memorial Stadium Tuesday, April 15.

First-place Tomahawks beat 'Cats | Softball

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:00PM

Marysville-Pilchuck scored in every inning to steadily pull away from the Oak Harbor High School softball team for a 13-2, six-inning win Tuesday, April 15.

Timely hit eludes Wildcats in 4-3 loss | Basebal

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 11:39AM

Unable to generate a clutch hit, the Oak Harbor High School baseball team missed a chance to upset Stanwood, losing 4-3 at home Tuesday, April 15.

Some light in Wolves' loss | Soccer

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

Not all was bad in Coupeville's 10-1 soccer loss at Cedarcrest High School Wednesday, April 16.

Cedarcrest slugs way by Wolves | Softball

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Cedarcrest High School softball team hit the ball, Coupeville didn't, and the result was a 13-2, five-inning win for the visiting Red Wolves Wednesday, April 16.

Hunt hands over Oak Harbor School Board reins

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 5:29PM

Well-known Oak Harbor resident Peter Hunt recently stepped down as president of the Oak Harbor School Board as he continues a battle with Parkinson’s disease Hunt is remaining on the board for now, but said he is scheduled to undergo brain surgery later this year. “At this time, I don’t think I can be as effective as president,” Hunt said.

Stone runs to another Coupeville school record | Track

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 8:50AM

Sophomore Makana Stone added her name, again, to the Coupeville High School track record book with a swift run at King's Thursday, April 17.

Wildcats outlast Chargers in rain | Girls golf

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Oak Harbor High School girls golf team fought off wind, rain and Marysville Getchell for a 385-400 win at the Whidbey Golf Club Thursday, April 17.

Wildcats produce 3 double winners | Track

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 9:37AM

Three Wildcats won two individual events, but the Oak Harbor High School track teams both fell to visiting Shorecrest Thursday, April 17.

Bats wake up as Wildcats thump Stanwood | Baseball

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 1:00PM

Breaking out of an offensive slump, the Oak Harbor High School baseball team pounded visiting Stanwood 10-0 in five innings Thursday, April 17.

Change city’s name to ‘Dudley Harbor?’ | Letter

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:08PM

Editor, Our elected officials go behind closed doors and plan the execution of the very symbol of Oak Harbor. They destroyed the “oak.”

Schools are where communities unite | Soundoff

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 1:00AM

At least once a year in an Oak Harbor classroom, students witness one of the most profound acts of selflessness a person can make — the reenlistment of a Navy parent. This illustrates perfectly the vital connection between Oak Harbor schools and our Navy community. April is the Month of the Military Child around our nation. However, here in Oak Harbor, we focus on the needs of our military students every day. In fact, over half of our students are dependents of active-duty parents, and Oak Harbor Schools have been working with the unique needs of Navy families for more than 70 years.

AARP tax program helps local economy | Letter

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 1:00AM updated at 6:43AM

Editor, Tax season is officially over, and we can’t let it go by without thanking the AARP Tax-Aide volunteers who provided weeks of free tax assistance for individuals at Sno-Isle Libraries in Oak Harbor, Coupeville and the South Whidbey Senior Center.

Federal grants will fund pedestrian projects in Oak Harbor

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 1:00AM

A total of $374,500 in federal funds will make Oak Harbor a safer place for pedestrians. The city was recently awarded two grants through the Transportation Alternatives Program, a gas-tax fund dedicated to pedestrian and bicycle-related projects.

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