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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.

Military Announcement

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

Oak Harbor graduate Brian A. Sutherland completes training.

Tamayo's Restaurant owner starting fresh

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

As far back as she can remember, Jessie Tamayo has prepared her own food.

Harbor Tower Village in Oak Harbor gets award for quality

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

Harbor Tower Village has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award.

Interim Oak Harbor schools superintendent heading home

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

After fulfilling his 190-day contract as the interim assistant superintendent of the Oak Harbor School District, Karst Brandsma has returned home to Everett, Wash., to enjoy time with his grandkids, traveling and working on house projects.

Letter highlights Washington’s failing schools | The Petri Dish

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn doesn’t want to use the word “failing” when talking about Washington’s public schools.

Dean's List Announcements

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

The following local students were named to Dean's Lists for the spring term:

Fishing derby catches winners in Oak Harbor

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 4:00AM

Travis Westman and his mom, Jill, took the hook out of a small fish Saturday, trying not to cause any damage before they released it back into Puget Sound.

Fun-filled Fourth in Oak Harbor | Slideshow

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 1:51PM

Patriotism goes on display as Oak Harbor celebrates Independence Day.

City to discuss sewer plans at meeting tonight

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00AM

Will Oak Harbor lose any of its most valuable park land to a new sewage treatment plant?

Five homeless, none injured in Oak Harbor fire on Fourth of July

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Jul 11, 2014 at 10:53AM

Nobody was injured in a fire that left five people in Oak Harbor homeless on the Fourth of July. The conflagration, however, wasn’t caused by fireworks, according to Fire Chief Ray Merrill.

FBI offering a reward in laser incident

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Jul 11, 2014 at 11:39AM

Information about the person responsible for pointing a laser at a Whidbey Island Naval Air Station aircraft could yield a $10,000 reward from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and federal prosecution of the perpetrator.

Warm weather brings Island County burn ban

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00AM

No outdoor fires starting on July 15. Island County will be under a modified burn ban starting Tuesday, July 15.

Nobody injured in Oak Harbor shooting; bullets hit house, garage, cars

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00AM

Police in Oak Harbor are investigating what appears to be a motiveless shooting early Tuesday morning.

Whidbey General Hospital head nurse charged in alleged assault

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 5:32PM

Prosecutors charged the chief nursing officer at Whidbey General Hospital last week with assaulting a patient.

A grand tribute | Art sculptures in Oak Harbor honor former teachers

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

Jan Whitsitt’s eyes filled with tears as she addressed a small crowd near a neatly landscaped garden spot at Windjammer Park in Oak Harbor last Thursday night.

Central Whidbey wins series, heads to state | 13/14 softball

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 10:19AM

Central Whidbey wrapped up a berth in the state 13/14 Little League softball tournament by defeating North Whidbey 17-6 in five innings Tuesday at Coupeville High School.

Oak Harbor can't catch Ferndale | Legion

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 10:20AM

The Oak Harbor Legion baseball team battled back several times but couldn't quite catch host Ferndale in a 7-5 loss Wednesday, July 9.

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