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Festival to celebrate ‘relaxing’ herb with art, music and fun

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 10:34AM

Visitors can bask in the relaxing aroma of Mother Nature’s healing herb during Lavender Wind Farm’s 11th Annual Lavender Wind Festival.

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.

Whidbey crews fighting Carlton wildfire

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 12:54PM

Five North Whidbey Fire and Rescue firefighters traveled last week to help battle the Carlton Complex Fire in north-central Washington.

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.

Independence means curbing dependence

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

While much of today’s news deals with America’s decline, there is hope we can stimulate our economy, create manufacturing jobs and pay down our national debt by increasing our manufacturing and energy production.

Bell's Farm strawberry season short and sweet

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

When strawberries are in season on Whidbey Island, Colleen VanDyke knows that her phone will start ringing between 7 and 7:30 each morning.

Soroptimists install officers

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

The Soroptimist Club of Oak Harbor recently installed its new officers.

Art & About

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

Landscapes in pastels by artist JUDY SJERVEN are on display at Oak Harbor Library in June. The library is located at 1000 SE Regatta Drive. For more information, call 360-675-5115.

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.

Island Scanner | Man blows marijuana smoke into dog's mouth, feeds dog pot

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 8:56AM

OAK HARBOR POLICE The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:

Island County commissioners clash over island-wide bike trail

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 8:56AM

A portion of a Freeland trail project was removed from the county’s Capital Improvement Plan Monday.

County OKs $30,000 for fairground maintenance

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 8:57AM

Island County commissioners approved $30,000 for maintenance of the Island County Fairgrounds Monday, although management of the property remains uncertain.

Whidbey woodworker glides through belt-sander races

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 8:59AM

Ken Green doesn’t look at belt sanders the way most contractors do.

Sailor aims to break pullup record

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

Navy Petty Officer Mike McCastle said he plans to feel some pain.

Opponent has opted to make campaign ‘ugly' | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

I believe a recent letter to the editor written by my opponent to the Whidbey News-Times distorts the truth for personal political gain rather than telling the whole story.

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.

Jacks is committed to the community | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:01AM

Camano Island and its fate is so closely tied to Stanwood, my hometown and place I love, that I feel compelled to take an interest in its politics.

Partial recording is intended to mislead | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

An Open Letter to Island County Residents: The ballots came out in the mail today, so primary election time is finally here.

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