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Unlucky day for Wolves | Soccer

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 11:00AM

Sometimes the ball just doesn't bounce your way. The Coupeville High School soccer team played Lakewood even up Tuesday, April 22, at Mickey Clark Field, but the score board displayed a 3-0 Cougar win.

Wolves give 1st-place Granite Falls fight | Softball

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

First-place Granite Falls scored twice late to slip by the scrappy Coupeville High School softball team 3-1 Tuesday, April 22, on the Wolves' diamond.

Oak Harbor routs Everett | Baseball

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 1:00PM

The Oak Harbor High School baseball team hasn't won often this season, but when it does win, it wins with ease.

Wildcats defeat South Whidbey, Monroe | Boys golf

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 2:00PM

After finish third Friday and second Monday, the Oak Harbor High School boys golf team completed the pattern by winning Tuesday, April 22, at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club.

Oak Harbor splits close matches | Tennis

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 3:00PM

After getting nipped at Everett 4-3 Tuesday, April 22, the Oak Harbor High School tennis team turned the tables on Meadowdale and edged the visiting Mavericks 4-3 Thursday, April 23.

Wolves drop pair | Tennis

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

Visiting South Whidbey remained at the top of the Cascade Conference tennis standings by defeating Coupeville 5-0 Tuesday, April 22, then host Granite Falls moved ahead of the Wolves with a 4-3 win Wednesday, April 23.

Same story as Wolves fall to Tigers | Baseball

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 5:00PM

Coupeville High School baseball coach Willie Smith is starting to feel like Bill Murray's character in "Groundhog Day."

Flyers soar at state gymnatics meet

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 6:00PM

After a strong showing at the state championships earlier this month, several members to the Island Flyers gymnastics team will compete at the regional tournament in California May 23-25.

Fields scores 23 in back-to-back matches | Girls golf

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 8:19AM

Coupeville High School's lone golfer, Christine Fields, finished with 23 Stableford points in her last two matches.

Boys, girls each get win for Wolves | Track

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:52AM

The Coupeville High School boys and girls track teams each picked up a win in a four-team meet at Cedarcrest Thursday, April 24.

Oak Harbor snares 8 wins at M-P | Track

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Oak Harbor High School track teams each collected four individual wins in a double dual meet at Marysville-Pilchuck Thursday, April 24.

Missed chances lead to Coupeville loss | Softball

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 12:00PM

Leaving 10 runners stranded, the Coupeville High School softball team came up one run short in a 5-4 loss at South Whidbey Thursday, April 24.

OHHS boys basketball coach resigns

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 1:00PM

Saying it was "time for a change," Oak Harbor High School boys basketball coach Mike Washington resigned Wednesday, April 23, after eight years at the helm.

Little kids like big music in Oak Harbor

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:00AM updated Apr 28, 2014 at 8:58AM

Patrick Manuel’s eighth grade marching band marched to Der Kinderhuis Montessori school Thursday afternoon to surprise the little kids with some big sound. It wasn’t the first time the band made the merry march.

Share the cold hard facts about heroin | Publisher's Column

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:00AM updated at 6:13AM

I was raised not to use the word “hate.” My mother used to say, you “dislike” something, don’t say “hate.” Most of the time I’m conscientious of that little rule. Most of the time. But there are times when “hate” is the only word available to describe how intensely you feel about something. I hate heroin.

Two-car collision in Oak Harbor yields no injuries

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:00AM

No injuries were reported as a result of a two-car collision Wednesday afternoon in Oak Harbor. While heading south on Southeast Midway Boulevard, Timothy Stone struck the side of Megan McConnell’s car after she allegedly went through a stop sign on Southeast Sixth Avenue, according to police reports.

Oak Harbor schools audit comes out clean

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

An audit of Oak Harbor School District revealed nothing out of the ordinary. The audit included a review of school district’s records between Sept. 1, 2012, through Aug. 31, 2013.

Navy spends too much money on airplanes | Letters

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

Editor, This is an open letter to the Navy and its representatives, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus. I want to comment on the article “Navy looks to purchase 22 more Growlers from Boeing.” It’s hard for me to know where to begin.

Banks to run for re-election

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

Greg Banks isn’t ready to give up his day job. The Island County prosecutor decided last year that his fourth term, which ends this year, would be his last. But this week he changed course, announcing that he will seek another four years.

Three cases of whooping cough reported on Whidbey

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Apr 29, 2014 at 9:18AM

Three recent cases of whooping cough in Oak Harbor schools and one in Coupeville — as well as the measles outbreak in surrounding counties — should serve as a reminder of the importance of vaccinations, said Brad Thomas, the Island County Health Officer. Coupeville schools sent out a letter to parents this week, notifying them that a student in the middle/high school was diagnosed with pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough.

Man's false claims to be a veteran are offensive

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 3:00AM

Editor, In regard to your article which featured a “51 year-old Vietnam vet, which would have made him 12 when the war ended in 1975, as a disabled combat Vietnam veteran myself I find it very offensive that people like this gentleman sit on corners and begs rather than stepping up to the plate and taking care of himself and his family. Has he no pride in himself, and what kind of example is he setting for his family?

Whidbey Island gets green light for Poseidons

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 3:00AM updated at 6:22AM

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is tentatively approved for six P-8A Poseidon squadrons. The six squadrons are slated to replace the base’s three existing P-3C squadrons.

Elementary art decorates Pioneer Way businesses in Oak Harbor

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

Pioneer Way has a new look for the week of Holland Happening. Downtown storefront windows are decorated with colorful art created by elementary school students.

Obama visit includes lesson about communication

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

That venerable adage ‘It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it’ came to mind Tuesday as President Barack Obama departed the Oso firehouse. Not because the communicator-in-chief had just provided three cringe-worthy moments with his tortured pronunciation of the town’s name.

Island County looks to prevent floods with FEMA

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 5:00AM

Property owners facing flood risk will be under the county’s microscope in the coming months. The Federal Emergency Management Administration, or FEMA, started its regular review of county flood-related regulations as part of the National Flood Insurance Program. Flooding remains the nation’s most deadly and highest risk hazard, according to John Graves with FEMA’s regional office.

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