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North Whidbey begins tournament with win | State 15/16 baseball

  • Jul 13, 2014 at 8:02AM

The North Whidbey Senior (15/16) Little League baseball team started state tournament play in impressive fashion with an 8-2 win over the District 10 (Kent) champion 8-2 Saturday, July 12, at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

Oak Harbor tops Anacortes | Babe Ruth

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 12:49PM

Winning its sixth straight game, the Oak Harbor Babe Ruth baseball team stopped Anacortes 7-3 at Clover Valley Park Thursday, June 19.

Award-winning family: Weston Whitefoot third in his family to be named recipient of North Whidbey’s John Draper Award

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 2:00AM

The tradition of handing out the John Draper Award to departing eighth graders at North Whidbey Middle School seems to be developing a pattern, of sorts.

Take simple steps to stay safe on the water | Sound Off

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 2:00AM

Earlier this month, our island community suffered another tragic loss when two young Navy men drowned while kayaking off the West side of Whidbey.

League hosting forums on Whidbey, Camano | Letter

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Aug. 5 primary is just around the corner. For those of us who participate in such elections, it means that we, the voters, will decide who is running for office in November. Only the top two contenders for each office will make it to the ballot.

Landscaping around oak now unkempt | Letter

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am concerned about the landscaping in front of, and around, the Oak Harbor Post Office. On March 23, 2014, the City of Oak Harbor removed the historic oak tree from in front of the post office on Barrington Avenue.

Letter write misstates U.S. defense spending| Letter

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 4:00AM

It’s unfortunate that some people who submit letters don’t let facts get in the way of a juicy story. A good example is the letter submitted by Maryon Attwood that appeared in the June 14 edition of the Whidbey News-Times.

Summer Solstice means long days, lots of stuff to do | Faithful Living

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 4:00AM

In Winter I get up at night, and dress by yellow candle-light. In Summer, quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. — Robert Louis Stephenson

Sculpture in park a tribute to four Oak Harbor educators

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 5:00AM

Pat Hawley has become quite a poet since retiring as a high school drama teacher but finding the right words to express her sentiments Thursday morning wasn’t easy.

Kind stranger came to Coupeville couple’s aid | Letter

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 5:00AM

At about noon on June 9, my wife entered the Navy Exchange for some quick shopping while I was waiting out in the vehicle.

County finishing South Whidbey bike route

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 5:00AM

Island County planners are finishing a South Whidbey bike route that will circle through scenic areas between Clinton to Bayview Corner to Langley and back again.

Bracing for cuts in Island Transit funding

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jun 24, 2014 at 12:42PM

If it wasn’t for Island Transit, Marty Corey might be out of a job. The Anacortes resident has a “sick car” and said he relies on the bus service to get to work in Coupeville. The trip takes him about an hour and 45 minutes, but an iPod and the beautiful view make the ride pleasant.

Geology buffs seeking tsunami data

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

Each year there are 317 earthquakes within 35 miles of Coupeville. Oceanographer Jim Rich said the frequency of the temblors shows the instability of Whidbey Island’s geologic makeup.

Commissioner candidates field questions

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

Candidates for the Island County Commissioner District 3 seat fielded questions from the remaining two commissioners Tuesday.

Whidbey Golf Club hosts Junior Camp

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Whidbey Golf Club held its annual Junior Camp Wednesday through Friday this week, and who knows? Maybe the next Bubba Watson or Michelle Wie will emerge from the group of local youngsters.

Central Whidbey loses in opener | State 13/14 softball

  • Jul 13, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 9:20AM

Ridgefield used small ball to get big results in an 11-4 win over Central Whidbey in the first round of the state 13/14 Little League softball tournament at Shoreline's Meridian Park Saturday, July 12.

Heat, Mill Creek scorch North Whidbey | State 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 9:51AM

The weather was hot but the North Whidbey Little League 9/10 baseball team's offense was not in a 12-4 loss to traditional power Mill Creek in the state tournament Saturday, July 12.

Central Whidbey falls twice in Asotin heat | State 9/10 softball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 10:07AM

The stay at the Little League 9/10 state softball tournament was a short one for Central Whidbey, but the island girls enjoyed the adventure.

Energy future, costs won’t get any better | Letter

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 10:41AM

We hear about free enterprise and American energy independence by reading Don Brunell’s guest column in the Whidbey News-Times.

South Whidbey rec pot store’s opening delayed

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:08AM

The recreational marijuana business in Island County has gotten off to a rocky start.

Langley pub waitress charged with forging tips

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:08AM

A 23-year-old waitress at a popular Langley pub is accused of forging customer receipts to give herself bigger tips, according to documents on file in Island County Superior Court.

Tsunami researchers track geological history

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:11AM

Frances Griswold excitedly pulled out a rock that crumbled in her hand and showed it to other researchers Tuesday.

Deception Pass manager wants nearby building for visitor's center

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:17AM

When a nearby building was put on the market for sale, the manager of Deception Pass State Park said he saw an opportunity to try and make a dream a reality.

Oak Harbor store owner says she’s moving to Coupeville

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:18AM

Whidbey Isle Yarns owner Dena Royal said Thursday that she plans to move her living quarters out of her Pioneer Way shop in Oak Harbor and into a Coupeville apartment next week.

Mayor wants Oak Harbor Elks to take over marathon

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:28AM

Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley wants the Elks Club to run the city-owned Whidbey Island Marathon.

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