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COER to report on D.C. trip at meeting

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 1:00AM

Top members of the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve traveled to Washington, D.C. last month to lobby against the Navy’s EA-18G Growlers. They will report on their trip during a meeting 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20103 State Highway 525, Freeland.

Stage is set for Holland Happening next week

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Apr 22, 2014 at 11:38AM

Holland Happening will celebrate its 45th year April 25-27 in downtown Oak Harbor. The event, a celebration of Oak Harbor’s Dutch heritage and King’s Day, a national holiday in the Netherlands, will start out lightly April 25 with the opening of the carnival and return of the Dutch dinner.

Island County outlines plan for Ala Spit

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 2:00AM

A preliminary plan for the restoration of Ala Spit County Park was approved Monday with the aim of making the area more hospitable to salmon. While the initiative has been applauded by conservationists, some say the work has created a safety hazard for park visitors. Island County removed 800 feet of rock and crushed concrete from a center portion of the spit in 2012 in order to restore it to its original state.

New patrol boat to help with Puget Sound security

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 2:00AM

Island County secured a $225,000 grant to purchase a new all-weather patrol vessel. Funding for the boat was issued through the Homeland Security Grant Program under Operation Stonegarden.

Dancing helps seniors to stay in step

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 2:00AM

As seniors age gracefully, many are also learning to move gracefully. Fortunately for seniors living on Whidbey Island, there are plenty of options when it comes to dancing. And none of them require previous training or experience. “I had two left feet,” said Vivian Camus. “I didn’t have any rhythm.”

Harold Robinett : One hundred and still laughing

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 3:00AM

Freeland resident Harold Robinett recently joined a select group of people in this world. This month, he became a centenarian. Born in Oregon in 1914, Robinett has led a full life, from joining the Navy to finding love twice, all while making unforgettable treats along the way.

VAQ-130 returns home to Whidbey Island

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 3:00AM updated at 11:59AM

Aircrew of Electronic Attack Squadron 130 Zappers were welcomed home with open arms Thursday following a nine-month deployment. “He’s gonna see his daddy today,” said Katelin Grant of her 16-month-old son, Benjamin.

A Dutch revival: Oak Harbor High’s culinary arts students bring back Holland Happening dinner

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Apr 22, 2014 at 11:39AM

Nobody ever said restoring an Oak Harbor tradition as big as the Dutch Dinner would be easy. For Nathan Yoast, the effort actually brought him to tears. Yoast couldn’t take it anymore Wednesday as he set down his knife and rinsed his eyes after chopping dozens of onions in the culinary arts class at Oak Harbor High School.

Hospital officials' memories ‘suspect’ | Letter

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 6:09AM

Editor, I believe it’s time for a little history lesson regarding the Whidbey News Time’s article, “Hospital board to consider Bayview property sale.” The article notes that, “As for the wide gulf between the county’s assessed value of the property in 2007 and the purchase price, the circumstances remain unclear. None of the current commissioners were on the board at th

Heroin: Relatively cheap, drug’s use is rising on Whidbey

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:44PM

Once considered a drug for rock stars and hardcore users, heroin has gained a troubling prominence on Whidbey Island, as it has in many communities across the nation. While heroin may not be as popular — or perhaps as destructive — as methamphetamine, Detective Carl Seim with the Oak Harbor Police Department said he worries that the relatively inexpensive but powerful high from black-tar heroin will make it a plague upon the community.

Wildcats lose another close one | Baseball

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Oak Harbor High School baseball team lost 2-1 at Stanwood Friday, April 18, and the game was another frustrating loss in a season full of them.

Hawks slip by Wildcats | Soccer

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

Oak Harbor scored quickly but couldn't add on and Mountlake Terrace edged the Wildcat soccer team 2-1 at Lynnwood High School Friday, April 18.

Wildcats fall to Terrace | Softball

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 11:00AM

Mountlake Terrace used two big innings to top the host Oak Harbor High School softball team 15-0 Friday, April 18.

Trio helps Oak Harbor finish 3rd | Boys golf

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 12:10PM

A strong showing by three Oak Harbor High School golfers helped the Wildcat boys team finish third in a five-team meet at the Whidbey Golf Club Friday, April 18.

Glacier Peak defeats Oak Harbor | Tennis

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 12:00PM

A win in fourth singles was the only team point Oak Harbor could manage in a 6-1 loss at Glacier Peak High School Friday, April 18.

Coupeville loses to rival Falcons | Soccer

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 1:00PM

There was no upset this time around. The Coupeville High School soccer team surprised South Whidbey 2-1 earlier this season, but the Falcons avoided another upset by blanking the Wolves 5-0 Friday, April 18, in Langley.

Wolves run by Cougars with 7th-inning rally | Baseball

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 2:00PM

One of the Coupeville High School baseball team's strongest attributes is its speed, and that speed flustered visiting Lakewood into numerous mistakes as the Wolves rallied for three last-inning runs to defeat the Cougars 6-5 Friday, April 18.

Wolves clutch-up for win | Softball

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 3:00PM

Showing it mental toughness, the Coupeville High School softball team came back to defeat visiting Lakewood 8-6 Friday, April 18.

Home on Race Road goes up in flames | Slideshow

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Apr 22, 2014 at 9:04AM

Nobody was injured when a mobile home on Race Road burned to the ground Sunday night. Chief Ed Hartin with Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue said the doublewide was vacant and was undergoing renovations. The owners were in Arizona.

Oak Harbor knocked out of 1st | Soccer

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 8:22AM

The Oak Harbor High School soccer team dropped out of a first-place tie in the Wesco North standings with a 3-0 loss to visiting Shorewood Monday, April 21.

Oak Harbor places 2nd in 5-team match | Boys golf

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 8:32AM

The Oak Harbor High School boys golf team finished second to Sedro-Woolley in a five-team match at Whidbey Golf Club Monday, April 21.

Wolves, Wolverines tie | Soccer

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:40PM

Abraham Leyva Elenes scored two goals to help the Coupeville High School soccer team to a 3-3 tie with host Friday Harbor Monday, April 21.

Friday Harbor edges Wolves 3-2 | Tennis

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team began a four-matches-in-four-days stretch with a 3-2 nonleague loss at Friday Harbor Monday, April 21.

Early run carries Tigers by Coupeville | Baseball

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 9:35AM

A first-inning run was all Granite Falls needed to defeat the Coupeville High School baseball team 1-0 Monday, April 21, at Robert Sherman Field.

Leete helps team win tournament | Girls golf

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 2:30PM

Oak Harbor's Joanna Leete teamed with a Snohomish High School golfer to win the Harbour Pointe Top Two Best Ball Tournament hosted by Kamiak High School Monday, April 21.

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