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Oak Harbor breezes by Mavericks | Volleyball

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 10:33AM

After a series of tense matches, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team had a reasonably easy time in its 3-0 win over visiting Meadowdale Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Oak Harbor, M-P tie 1-1 | Soccer

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 12:00PM

Both the Oak Harbor and Marysville-Pilchuck high school soccer teams squandered opportunities to score and had to settle for a 1-1 tie at Wildcat Memorial Stadium Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Rotary supplies helmets for Oak Harbor Youth League

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 12:08PM

A ceremony before the Oak Harbor Youth Football League games at Fort Nugent Park Saturday, Sept. 6, acknowledged the Oak Harbor Rotary Club's purchase of 77 helmets for the local teams.

Island County cited for reporting problems

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 3:15PM

Island County was cited by the State Auditor’s Office for “significant deficiencies” in its financial reporting.

Oak Harbor schools student numbers growing, but not as quickly as expected

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 3:31PM

Because of the projected growth this year, many new teaching positions were added throughout the Oak Harbor School District.

Survival doesn’t lie in needs of parties

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

This is in response to Fred Stilwell’s counterpoint to my Aug. 13 letter to the editor.

There’s a right way to use the right lane | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

Along with the state Department of Transportation project to improve traffic flow in Oak Harbor, local drivers can also help alleviate congestion with an easy adjustment in their driving habits.

Current president is a ‘dismal failure’ | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

I am a visitor to Oak Harbor and will be here only long enough for necessary repairs to be made to our home in Napa, Calif., as a result of damages from the recent earthquake.

Getting creative with driftwood

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

A young participant creates a piece of art out of driftwood during Driftwood Day along Oak Harbor’s waterfront Saturday.

Do you think freedom doesn’t have a cost? | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

This is in response to Maryon Attwood’s June 14 letter for the halt of Field Carrier Landing Practice at Outlying Field.

Navy made Coupeville the town it is today | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

I think the anti-Outlying Field Coupeville group needs to be told about Coupeville before any of them were born or even heard of Coupeville.

Land Trust faces deadline in beach purchase

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust announced it must raise $314,450 by Sept. 30 in order to purchase 420 feet of low-bank beach and forested uplands at Glendale on southeast Whidbey.

Whidbey Environmental Action Network says it will take county to hearings board

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 11, 2014 at 10:55AM

Environmental activists say they’ll challenge Island County in the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board again if major changes aren’t made to fish, wildlife and habitat regulations.

Farmer free-for-all isn’t the answer; guidance is needed | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

A farmer digs an irrigation ditch for a nearby field. It begins as nothing more than a dirt trench, but it doesn’t take long for grass to line its banks.

Wanted man hiding in China badgering sheriff online

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:24AM

A former South Whidbey man who’s hiding from the long arm of the law in China was banned recently from the Island County Sheriff’s Office Facebook for trollish activities, according to Detective Ed Wallace.

One makes sense, the other is frightening | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

We are fast approaching another election cycle, and I fear that many voters are misinformed regarding two critically important initiatives.

Be informed, involved and cast your ballot | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

Sept. 17 begins the national celebration of Constitution Week.

Most precious thing on this earth is peace | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

“Perspective” (Tradition-Honor-Sacrifice) Two iron eagles stand proudly side by side; at ease;

Whidbey homes featured on tour

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

Even after 36 years of painting homes on Whidbey Island, Phil Broderick can still feel a little uneasy when a customer deadline approaches.

Sheriff seeking info about Clinton bank robbery

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:23AM

Wells Fargo in Clinton was robbed Monday. The Island County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the bank was hit by a lone gunman.

Artists gather for Langley Arts Alive

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:24AM

For Langley resident Kim Tinuviel, colors have always struck a special chord.

Former Coupeville dentist dies in weekend blaze

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:24AM

A former Coupeville dentist was killed in a fire at his Central Whidbey Island home early Saturday morning.

Big brothers, sisters raffling ultimate tailgate vehicle

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:28AM

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oak Harbor is unveiling the ultimate Seahawks tailgating vehicle — the Fanbulance.

Honoring lives that were lost on 9/11

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:23AM

Burley Funeral Home placed nearly 3,000 flags in a nearby field Sunday to commemorate the lives lost during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

People with disabilities struggling in wake of Island Transit cuts

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:22AM

Multiple sclerosis is a maddeningly mysterious autoimmune disease that leaves each of its victims with a unique progression of symptoms.

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