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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.

County seeking three new WRAC members

  • May 14, 2014 at 1:00AM

The Island County commissioners are seeking applicants to fill three positions on the Water Resources Advisory Committee. The positions represent District 1, South/Central Whidbey; District 2, Oak Harbor; and District 3, Camano Island. Applicants must reside within the area they seek to represent.

Franchisee tutors corporate transition

  • May 14, 2014 at 1:00AM

Before Sylvan Learning made a major financial investment into a digital-based curriculum, it set up an advisory group to test the waters and provide feedback. One of the advisors, Kathleen Casprowitz, dove right in. To Casprowitz, the idea of using an iPad to help facilitate teaching, testing and studying in the digital era made perfect sense.

Just because you can doesn’t mean that you should | Opinion

  • May 14, 2014 at 1:00AM

In a 2011 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the justices ruled 8-1 that the Westboro Baptist Church and its congregation are protected under the First Amendment when they held a mocking protest at the funeral of an American soldier.

Oak Harbor Home Depot hosting clinic Saturday

  • May 14, 2014 at 1:00AM

Home Depot in Oak Harbor will be hosting a Spring Installations and Summer Safety event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., May 17. On hand will be Home Depot installers for roofing, siding, windows, gutters and cabinet re-facing as well as representatives from PSE, Sunrooms Northwest, Greenwood HVAC and As You Wish Electric and others.

COER out of touch with how real world works | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 1:00AM

Editor, Let me see if I got this right: the entire United States naval aviation force stops flying for a safety stand down, and the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve rabble think it was because they were at Outlying Field Coupeville demonstrating?

Oak Harbor Market opening for 20th year

  • May 14, 2014 at 2:00AM

The land on which Sheila Case-Smith grows tomatoes, rhubarb and other produce has been farmed in her family since 1898. Yet, despite more than a century worth of tilling the soil, a familiar problem still continues to surface on occasion.

Costume works against group’s ‘serious’ claims | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 2:00AM

Editor, I’m not going to address the rhetoric of the “anti-noise” group talking about the health and well-being of the citizens of Whidbey Island, or the laughable idea that the Navy not notifying the public of their touch-and-gos was, as Michael Monson said, “unconscionable.”

COER’s use of American flag was inappropriate | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 3:00AM

Editor, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve got front page coverage for their protest at OLF. I cannot state loudly enough that they do not represent myself or my views on anything.

Langley steps in to prevent Dog House demolition

  • May 14, 2014 at 3:00AM

Responding to an inquiry about demolishing the Dog House Tavern by its owner, the Langley City Council approved an emergency moratorium on destruction of historic buildings Monday night. Director of Community Planning Jeff Arango proposed the six-month ban, which was unanimously approved by the city council in a 4-0 vote May 5. Councilman Bruce Allen was absent while tending to a family matter, but the council still had its necessary supermajority for the emergency ordinance.

Student artwork on display at Oak Hall until Friday afternoon

  • May 14, 2014 at 4:00AM

A college building in Oak Harbor will be jazzed up for a week with a smorgasbord of artwork, including one giant purple unicorn. Lowell Sipes, art teacher at North Whidbey Middle School, has arranged an art show for students from kindergarten through 12th grade at Skagit Valley Community College’s Oak Hall.

Ridle takes over Oak Harbor Education Assoc.

  • May 14, 2014 at 4:00AM

Peter Szalai, president of the Oak Harbor Education Association for 11 years, officially stepped down from his leadership position last week, passing the title to the vice president, Kathy Ridle.

Roller Girls host fundraiser

  • May 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

The Whidbey Island Roller Girls will host a fundraising breakfast 8-10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Frasers Gourmet Hideaway.

Would spend money if they had what I want | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

Editor, I’ve read an awful lot of speculation and opinion about why people don’t spend money in downtown Oak Harbor as much as they used to.

Anti-OLF folks need to find a new place to live | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

Editor, Michael Monson and the Citzens of Ebey’s Reserve often misspeak and misrepresent. They are sometimes amusing and, up until now, have not been intentionally malicious.

Need more kid-friendly activities on Pioneer | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

Editor, Let me offer a few suggestions on how to get people downtown to Pioneer Way.

Filing Week yields treasurer candidate

  • May 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

Candidate filing week only garnered one surprise in local Island County elections by midday Tuesday. Coupeville resident Wanda Grone, a Republican, filed to run for county treasurer. She is currently the chief deputy treasurer and will go up against her boss, Democrat Ana Maria Nunez, if she also runs.

Raises for Island County elected officials on table

  • May 14, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:59AM

Should raises for elected officials be a budget priority? That’s one of the questions facing Island County commissioners as they begin the budget process for next year and decide where to invest tax dollars that are slowly accumulating as the recession fades into history.

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