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Monson should submit resignation | Letter

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

I can’t think of anything less likely to persuade those of us caught in the middle of this naval noise debate — to make us forget any rational arguments for the COER cause of curtailing necessary training exercises of the U.S. Navy on Whidbey — than for the leader of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve to attack, verbally and physically, an upstanding Whidbey Island citizen.

COER fast losing any creditability | Letter

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

I see the president of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve is really trying to make a name for himself and his group of “concerned citizens.”

Two rollover crashes reported Thursday | Three injured in Coupeville accidents

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 5:00AM

Three people were transported to the hospital and one man was seriously injured in two separate rollover accidents on the highway south of Coupeville Thursday evening.

Rare or not on Whidbey, turkey vulture sightings thrill some

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 5:00AM

Bald eagles are a common and, for some, a thrilling sight on Whidbey Island. However, another bald-headed bird is a less-common, more-surprising and no-less-thrilling sight for some residents.

Bucs ready to set sail on Fourth | Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s float continues to be a parade favorite

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 5:00AM

The Fourth of July Parade in Oak Harbor is fast approaching, and residents are already looking forward to the processional and ensuing celebration.

Waste Management closing call center

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

More than 120 employees will lose their jobs when the Waste Management call center closes its doors in September.

Oh deer! | Survey may steer how state handles deer population

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

While walking home from the Coupeville Post Office earlier this month, Theresa Carr was attacked by a deer.

Oak Harbor, Coupeville grads continue to compete in college athletics

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

A player drafted by a professional baseball team and several all-American honors in track highlighted the efforts of Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school graduates who competed in college sports this spring.

CWLL wins, NWLL loses in district openers | 11/12 baseball

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:14AM

Central Whidbey Little League's 11/12 baseball team opened District 11 play at South Whidbey by slipping past Sedro-Woolley 2-1 Sunday, June 28.

Central/South Whidbey eliminates NWLL from district | 11/12 softball

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 10:52AM

Withstanding a late rally, the Central/South Whidbey Little League 11/12 softball team tipped North Whidbey 11-9 in a loser-out game Sunday, June 29, in the District 11 tournament at Oak Harbor's Volunteer Park.

Oak Harbor falls in bid for state tournament | Babe Ruth

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 11:14AM

Burlington used a 10-run first inning to cruise by the Oak Harbor Babe Ruth 13/14 baseball team 17-4 in a winner-to-state, loser-out game in the district tournament at Burlington's Rotary Field Friday, June 27.

Central/South Whidbey closing in on state berth | 9/10 softball

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Central/South Whidbey Little League 9/10 softball team is one win from earning a trip to state.

North Whidbey wins 2 thrillers | 9/10 baseball

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 1:00PM

Coach Mark Tanner has labeled his North Whidbey Little League 9/10 baseball team the "Cardiac Kids." The nickname came after two heart-thumping wins in the District 11 tournament at Sedro-Woolley's Kiwanis Fields Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29.

Oak Harbor wins wood bat tournament | Legion

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 1:32PM

The Oak Harbor Legion baseball team shines brightest during tournament play; this time claiming the title in the Anacortes Wood Bat Tournament June 27-29.

11/12 softball ousted; 9/10 baseball stays alive | CWLL

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 3:21PM

Anacortes eliminated the Central/South Whidbey Little League 11/12 softball team from the District 11 tournament with an 18-8 win in five innings at Oak Harbor's Volunteer Park Monday, June 30.

Whidbey loses in extra innings | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:50AM

The combined North/Central/South Whidbey 13/14 Junior Little League baseball team opened the district playoffs with a tough loss, falling 3-2 in nine innings to Sedro-Woolley Monday, June 30, in Anacortes.

North Whidbey rolls by Anacortes | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 3:22PM

Receiving offensive help from throughout the lineup, the North Whidbey Little League 11/12 baseball team clubbed Anacortes 11-1 in four innings Monday, June 30, in the District 11 tournament in Langley.

Question of the Week:

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Do you think firework regulations should be more or less strict, and why?

Wildcats blanked by Mount Vernon | Legion

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 9:04AM

The Oak Harbor Legion baseball team had its chances but couldn't punch across any runs in a 9-0 non-league loss to visiting Mount Vernon Monday, June 30.

Woman jumps off Deception Pass Bridge

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:38PM

A 25-year-old woman jumped off the deception pass bridge at 12:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Island County Sheriff's Department.

Fourth OH July parade lineup

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 3:07PM

Fourth OH July parade lineup Oak Harbor Police Department Oak Harbor Fire Department Navy Region Northwest Fire and EMS North Whidbey Fire and Rescue Emergency Response Vehicles Navy Color Guard More...

Church Notes

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

St. Hubert Catholic Church is holding VACATION BIBLE SCHOOl: The Garden of Eden Monday, July 7 through Wednesday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. For children Pre-K through 6th grade. To register, call Rachel at 360-221-7744.

Food drive to decide donkey’s department affiliation

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

As part of the North Whidbey Help House’s Christmas in July, the Oak Harbor police and fire departments are holding a competitive food drive.

Lawmakers right to seek Ferries shakeup | Our Viewpoint

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

Hindsight is 20/20. But when $144 million in taxpayer money is spent to design and build a new state ferry, you expect a whole lot of foresight.

South Whidbey port looks at taking over fair property management

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

Boat launches, marinas and leasing land for a cell tower, but the Island County Fairgrounds? In a surprise move last week, Port of South Whidbey commissioners voted unanimously to consider taking over management of the Langley property, a job currently performed by the Island County Fair Association.

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