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A mother's love: Women know impact love has on childrens’ lives

  • May 10, 2014 at 1:00AM

When it comes to motherhood, Eileen Wilson and Alta Brodie of Freeland consider themselves grateful to have been blessed with loving children and families.

Island County hires two new directors

  • May 10, 2014 at 1:00AM

Island County’s two new department directors come to their jobs with broad experience and a love for the island. County commissioners approved the two employment contracts during Monday’s regular meeting.

Emerson resignation is best thing for county | Letter

  • May 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

Editor, In my youth whenever a disgraced politician left office, my mother’s comment was “good riddance to bad rubbish.”

Hospital to discuss property

  • May 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

The fate of a 4.5-acre Bayview property purchased years ago by Whidbey General Hospital for $2 million may be decided at a meeting in Coupeville next week.

Hopefully choosing new commissioner is a smooth process | Opinion

  • May 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

Just when it seemed Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson was out of surprises, she delivered another shocker this past week.

Police respond to incidents a children's T-ball game | Blotter

  • May 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:

Deep Sea owner fined for spill

  • May 10, 2014 at 4:00AM updated May 12, 2014 at 9:21AM

The state Department of Ecology levied a $301,000 fine against the man whose crab boat caught fire and sank in Penn Cove in 2012, causing an oil spill that temporarily shut down nearby Penn Cove Shellfish.

Navy aircraft grounded after Texas crash

  • May 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

Cancellation of this past Friday’s touch-and-go practices at Outlying Field Coupeville was the result of a “tactical pause” ordered Navy wide after a crash off the coast of Texas.

Supreme Court OKs meeting prayer policy

  • May 10, 2014 at 4:00AM updated May 13, 2014 at 3:30PM

Oak Harbor City Council’s prayer policy is OK with the United States Supreme Court. Probably.

Fifth candidate vying for commissioner seat

  • May 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

Just a few days after Kelly Emerson resigned, a fifth candidate has come forward in hopes of replacing her on the Board of Island County Commissioners.

Coupeville wins, plays for district title | Baseball

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:41AM

It was more than just a win. Coupeville High School's 5-2 victory over Lynden Christian in the semifinals of the district 1A baseball tournament at the Pipeline Athletic Complex in Blaine Friday, May 9, was more than a check in the win column.

Hillcrest fifth-grader is ruling the roost

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated May 12, 2014 at 4:18PM

An Oak Harbor elementary school is lucky enough to have fine-feathered royalty. Miles Mumper, a fifth grader at Hillcrest, was appointed as the “chicken king” about a month ago, after Paula Seaman purchased 13 baby chicks for the school.

Merchants taking 2nd look at Main Street idea

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

Oak Harbor merchants are exploring a new strategy to revitalize downtown. Business owners are revisiting the idea of the national Main Street program designed to attract attention to a city’s historic downtown core.

Anti-noise group protests near Coupeville field

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

A rally protesting jet noise at Outlying Field Coupeville Friday was quieter than expected. While the event was staged to occur during Field Carrier Landing Practice, or touch-and-gos, a last-minute schedule change eliminated their noisy backdrop.

Wildcats edged in finale | Tennis

  • May 12, 2014 at 8:17AM

Oak Harbor won three of four singles matches but host Shorecrest swept the doubles, and that was enough to carry the Scots to a 4-3 win Friday, May 9.

Kerfoot receives medal at Egber's Invitational | Boys golf

  • May 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Oak Harbor's Mac Kerfoot earned a Top-40 Club medal at the Bill Egber's Invitational at the Skagit Valley Golf and Country Club Friday, May

Oak Harbor girls 1st, boys 2nd at Stanwood Invitational | Track

  • May 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Oak Harbor High School track teams built some momentum heading into the postseason with strong showings at the Stanwood Twilight Invitational Friday, May 9.

Oak Harbor loses in playoffs, hosts next game | Soccer

  • May 12, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:31PM

There was no upset this time around. Last year Oak Harbor High School shocked Shorecrest in the opening round of the district soccer tournament. The Scots made sure that didn't happen this spring, defeating the Wildcats 3-0 at Shoreline Stadium Saturday, May 10.

Wolves lose title game, get ready for tri-district | Baseball

  • May 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

Though the Coupeville High School baseball team fell 4-0 to South Whidbey in the 1A district tournament championship game at Kamiak High School Saturday, May 10, its goal of a deep run in the state tournament is still alive.

Island Transit to hold open house Saturday

  • May 13, 2014 at 6:10PM

Island Transit will celebrate the opening of its new Main Base Facility in Coupeville Saturday, May 17. The grand opening event will start 10:30 a.m., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony starting at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Program aims to make alcohol less available to teens

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:00AM updated May 15, 2014 at 5:19PM

While Oak Harbor teens know that drinking regularly carries risk, they also think that alcohol is easy to get, according to a recent survey.

OHHS grad earns collegiate all-conference honors

  • May 13, 2014 at 8:11AM

Oak Harbor High School graduate Jay Stout, now playing baseball for AIB College of Business in Des Moines, Iowa, earned all-Midwest Collegiate Conference honors the school announced Monday, May 12.

Coupeville struggles at Lakewood | Softball

  • May 13, 2014 at 8:35AM

Three hits and eight errors for the Coupeville High School softball team reveal the obvious outcome, a 10-0 loss in six innings at Lakewood Monday, May 12.

Wildcats can't match late Scot rally | Softball

  • May 13, 2014 at 8:49AM

Shorecrest scored nine runs over the final three innings to defeat the host Oak Harbor High School softball team 12-7 Monday, May 12.

Kerfoot wins Wesco title; Wildcats finish 3rd | Boys golf

  • May 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Mac Kerfoot and the Oak Harbor High School boys golf team surprised the field in the Western Conference 3A Championship Tournament at Kayak Point Golf Course in Stanwood Monday, May 12.

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