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IT should ensure paratransit safe from service cuts | Letter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Martha Rose must be terminated. She is ultimately responsible for Island Transit’s financial crisis and the resulting reductions in bus services.

Don’t let county go down same transit route | Letter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Island County taxpayers must consider recent revelations about the losses of investment funds during the current treasurer’s term in office when casting their ballots.

Demand accountability before things go wrong | Publisher’s column

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00AM

Each and every one of us bears some responsibility for the financial calamity that has befallen Island Transit.

Treasurer candidates discuss accuracy, work ethic

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Candidates challenging incumbent Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez said they can do a better job handling the county’s money.

North Whidbey qualifies for state tournament | 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 9:14AM

The North Whidbey Little League 9/10 baseball team became one of the rare local clubs to qualify for the state tournament when it defeated Central Whidbey 10-9 Thursday, July 3, in the District 11 championship game in Sedro-Woolley.

Whidbey team drops championship game | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 9:08AM

The Whidbey Island Junior Little League (13/14) baseball team got another crack at Sedro-Woolley, but for the second time in the tournament, couldn't take down the Skagit team.

North Whidbey finishes 2nd at district | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 9:11AM

The North Whidbey Little League 11/12 baseball team didn't win in the championship game of the District 11 tournament in Langley Thursday, July 3, but it did something no one else in the tournament could -- give Burlington a scare.

Oak Harbor continues run of strong tournament showings | Legion

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 10:24AM

Playing in its third tournament in consecutive weekends, the Oak Harbor Legion baseball team continued its success in the special events. The Wildcats, a junior Legion team, lost to Wilder of Port Angeles' senior team 7-2 in the championship game of the Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Tournament in Port Angeles Sunday, July 6.

Central Whidbey tops North Whidbey | 13/14 softball

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 8:49AM

Continuing its undefeated season, the Central Whidbey Little League Junior (13/14) softball team won the first of a best-of-three series 14-2 over North Whidbey in five innings in the District 11 tournament at Coupeville High School Monday, June 7.

Race the Reserve becomes community event

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 8:09AM

Race the Reserve, which returns Saturday, Aug. 9, is more than a fundraiser.

Starfish deaths puzzling experts

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 8:57AM

As a volunteer for the Island County Beach Watchers organization since 1993, Seablom has started to see alarming changes in his favorite sea creature.

Where’s the beef? At the Whidbey Island Fair

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 8:59AM

The Whidbey Island Area Fair starts Thursday, and with it comes an annual favorite — the 4-H Livestock Auction.

CWLL holds raffle to fund state trip

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 10:34AM

The Central/South Whidbey 9/10 softball team is holding a raffle to help cover the cost of its trip to the state tournament in Asotin.

Sailors come back year after year for Race Week

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 10:17AM

The first racing day of Whidbey Island Race Week launched with little fanfare, but it ended Friday after a week of great racing despite wetter-than-normal conditions.

Skydiving business has ‘destroyed’ peace | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

We have lived in our current home just south of Oak Harbor since 1992 and we were aware of the local Oak Harbor airport being nearby.

They do it for us, so do it for the fliers | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

I took a few moments — OK, maybe an hour — atop Ebey’s Bluff on the Fourth of July to absorb the beauty of our island.

OH Fourth creates memories that we all can treasure | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

Members of the Whidbey News-Times, Whidbey Examiner, South Whidbey Record and Whidbey Crosswind staffs marched this past Saturday in Oak Harbor’s Fourth of July parade.

Need a turn lane; ban blinding strobe lights | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

Three or four ideas to make driving safer: A turn lane off State Highway 20 at Morris Road. At least just widen the shoulder so there is an escape for inattentive drivers behind you.

If the Navy left, OH would slowly die | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

I remember that, a number of years ago, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station was on the Navy’s base closure list. It seems as though a lot of people had a different view of the situation then.

Keep NAS open, but without Growlers? | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

The letter, submitted by Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve Director Paula Spina, is confusing and misleading.

Enforcing law would bring more revenue | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

Could the city, county and state police officers and newspapers be doing more to curtail the use of cell phones while driving?

Fishing derby drew about 100 particpants | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Oak Harbor Yacht Club Buccaneers would like to thank all the local businesses and community partners who contributed to the 34th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby.

Births — Naval Hospital Oak Harbor

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

HENRIK WILLIAM GRAYSON GLENDAY, 7 pounds, 8.5 ounces, was born June 30. He is the son of Michael and Jobeth Glenday.

County study to research speed concerns

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

Speed limits on roads throughout Island County will be examined in a study this fall in response to petitions filed by residents.

Births — Whidbey General Hospital

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

OAKLEY PAGE SCRIVER, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, was born June 27. She is the daughter of Jerrold Scriver lll and Meggan Hagen of Clinton.

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