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Islanders close out league season with win | U-17 soccer

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 8:05AM

Down 1-0, the U-17 Islander soccer club stormed back for a 3-1 win at Vashon Island Sunday, Nov. 23.

Coupeville's King earns All-American honors

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 8:13AM

Coupeville High School graduate Tyler King earned All-American status by placing 40th in the NCAA Division I cross country meet in Terre Haute, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 22.

It’s not ‘if,’ it’s ‘when’ OLF will be closed | Letter

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

It’s not a matter of “if” the Outlying Field Coupeville will close, it’s more a matter of “when” it’s going to close, and I believe each of us on the island needs to be making plans and preparations for that eventuality.

They may have money, but we have the votes | Letter

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

I was distressed to read the letter vilifying folks who didn’t vote — to be fair, many have been pummeled into a sense of hopelessness by the minions of the wealthy.

Turkey to abound at Whidbey community dinners

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

Two hundred turkeys and 100 hams are being prepared for one massive community feast in Oak Harbor on Thanksgiving Day.

Please say it’s April Fools’ Day | Letter

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 3:00AM

Is it by chance the first day of April, as in April Fools’ Day?

Oak Harbor Lions Club trees on sale Nov. 29

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Nov 28, 2014 at 8:19PM

For those in search of the perfect tree, the Oak Harbor Lions Club will soon have plenty of options on which to hang Christmas decorations.

South Whidbey resident embraces role of village baker

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 3:00AM

By 2 a.m., when the majority of Whidbey Island residents remain nestled snugly in their beds, Langley baker Kelly Baugh is already hard at work.

North Whidbey Park and Recreation board sends back swim coach’s contract for revisions

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

An unauthorized contract for a swim coach and terms of that deal raised concerns this week for the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District’s board of commissioners.

Editorial staff is grateful for many things this holiday | Our Viewpoint

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

Thanksgiving is a time to take stock of our blessings. In the Whidbey News-Times newsroom, here’s some of the things our staff is grateful for:

Oak Harbor schools honors nine teachers for work with students

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

At Oak Harbor Elementary, a group of educators are helping students who are struggling the most.

Pyrate Punx is helping traveling bands

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 5:00AM

For bands just starting out, a common obstacle is finding places to perform and places to sleep while touring.

Whidbey Island Marathon organizers say preparations going well

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 28, 2014 at 8:22PM

Despite recent political unrest, preparations for next year’s Whidbey Island Marathon are going well, according to the new race director.

Weston takes over boys basketball program

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 5:00AM

Maybe it was fate. Three days after John Weston accepted a teaching position with Oak Harbor High School, Wildcat head basketball coach Mike Washington resigned. Shortly after, Weston was named the new coach.

North Whidbey Help House, HomeConnection, help out for Thanksgiving

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 28, 2014 at 8:21PM

As of Friday, North Whidbey Help House had handed out around 360 Thanksgiving baskets.

Island Transit inks six-month deal for interim director

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 28, 2014 at 8:19PM

Island Transit’s interim director begins his six-month stint no later than Dec. 15.

Oak Harbor City Administrator Larry Cort undergoes brain surgery

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:50AM

There are two things Oak Harbor City Administrator Larry Cort’s friends, colleagues and admirers need to know.

Fall athletes receive letters, awards

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Nov 28, 2014 at 8:59AM

Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school fall athletes recently received letters and awards.

WWW places 10 in top 4 | Youth wrestling

  • Nov 28, 2014 at 8:59AM

Ten members of the Whidbey Wildcat Wrestling Club placed in the top four at the Battle of the Mats in Ferndale Saturday, Nov. 22.

Food banks need help year-round, not just holidays

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

‘Tis the season for Thanksgiving and blessings; it’s the season for giving to others.

Students need a break from school, sports | Letter

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

There was a comment online that has my dander up.

Whidbey Environmental Action Network challenges county’s fish and wildlife regulations

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

Whidbey environmentalists have made good on their threat to file legal action against Island County after commissioners’ adoption of a “bare minimum” fish and wildlife ordinance.

Citizens have an obligation to vote | Letter

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

In choosing not to vote, Mr. David Coleman, who wrote a Nov. 22 letter to the editor, does not make our society better.

Consider giving back to ‘FETCH’ dog parks | Letter

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

If you have a dog, I am guessing you may have used one of the five off-leash dog parks on our island.

Former Coupeville man charged with attempted sex abuse

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 4:00AM

A former Coupeville man was arrested in an online sting operation targeting child sex predators earlier this month, according to court records.

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