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Hazel Dell tops North Whidbey | State 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 10:11AM

Though the North Whidbey 9/10 Little League baseball team was eliminated 13-0 by Hazel Dell of Vancouver Monday, July 14, the island squad still placed among top 10 in the state tournament in Richland.

Wildcats host youth cheer clinic

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 10:09AM

A youth cheer clinic, hosted by new Oak Harbor High School coach Kimberly Cherry and the Wildcat squad, will be take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the OHHS fieldhouse.

Whidbey Camano Land Trust extends ticket deadline for celebration

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 3:35PM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust's 30th anniversary celebration at Camp Casey in Coupeville is extending its deadline to purchase tickets until 8 a.m. Monday.

Time to tackle tansy as it continues to spread

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

Tansy ragwort, which appears as a daisy-like bunch of yellow flowers atop a tall stalk, remains one of the county’s most pervasive noxious weeds.

Dudley in no position to be casting stones | Letter

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

I would like to address something specific within the article regarding county leaders calling for the resignation of Island Transit Executive Director Martha Rose and others pursuant to the recent discovery of financial mismanagement at the agency.

Island Scanner | Neglected llamas reported

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

SHERIFF’S REPORT The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Perhaps mustache on signs deserved | Letter

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

I read with amusement in the Aug. 6, 2014 Whidbey News-Times a letter bemoaning disrespect of our “much-loved” president.

Citizens shouldn’t be left to speculate on reasons why | In Our Opinion

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council twice rejected Oak Harbor resident and conservative blogger Cliff Howard for a position on the city’s planning commission.

Rose’s third child is Island Transit | Letter

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

I have known Martha Rose for almost 20 years. I’ve worked with her on the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Whidbey Coalition for several years and know her to be a person of integrity with a deep passion and commitment to Island Transit.

Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival Saturday, Sunday

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 4:00AM

This year, Benye Webber says she is going to kick back and let someone else run the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

President is ‘much loved?’ By whom? | Letter

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 4:00AM

Although I certainly can agree that posters or pictures of the president in the local post office should not be defaced, I have some quarrel with the writer of the letter to the editor in the Aug. 6 Whidbey News-Times.

Oak Harbor Elks will take over Whidbey Marathon

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

Members of the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge may have to sprint to organize the next Whidbey Island Marathon after getting off to a late start.

Cherry returns to lead Wildcats | Cheer

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 7:00AM

Kimberly Cherry is going back to step one. And, in this case, she has no problem with that.

Malloy 2nd in international tournament

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:32AM

Oak Harbor Olympian Marti Malloy placed second at the Grand Slam Tyumen in Russia July 12 and 13.

Anacortes' slugs its way by Oak Harbor | Legion

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 9:18AM

Anacortes used an impressive offensive performance to overwhelm Oak Harbor 17-5 in five innings in the first round of the Legion baseball district tournament at Burlington-Edison High School Wednesday, July 16.

Wildcats win, advance in district | Legion

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 11:46AM

A five-run fifth inning helped keep the Oak Harbor Legion baseball season alive as the Wildcats defeated South Whidbey 6-3 in a loser-out game at the district tournament Thursday, July 17, at Burlington-Edison High School.

Toxic algae closes Cranberry Lake

  • Aug 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Cranberry Lake in Deception Pass State Park is closed for an indeterminate time due to a toxic blue-green algae. Jack Hartt, Deception Pass park manager, said that last week, there was a spike of E.coli because of the water fowl, but that is gone now. The algae, however, is more dangerous than E.coli.

Church Notes

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 2:00AM

Oak Harbor Seventh Day Adventist Church is holding a VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 10 a.m. to noon Monday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 1. The program is “Investigation Station: Galactic Quest.” They will play an important role in investigating God’s plan for their life. There will be skits, games, entertaining characters and snacks. For ages 5-12.

Are the benefits worth the cost of going ‘green’?

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 2:00AM

Reducing mankind’s carbon footprint has become the defining issue of our time and rightly so. Virtually every level of government has policies to reduce greenhouse gases by regulating everything from industrial CO2 emissions to cow flatulence.

Oak Harbor retirement center recognized for care

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 8:52AM

Hazel Welliver, the executive director of Harbor Tower Village in Oak Harbor, is proud of the retirement community, with good reason.

Births — Whidbey General Hospital

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 3:00AM

DAMIAN TIMOTHY MARTINEZ, 7 pounds, was born July 2. He is the son of Sergio and Karla Martinez of Oak Harbor.

Sheriff fights to protect deputy files

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 8:50AM

A proposal to move sheriff’s deputy files into the county’s human resources office was kiboshed by the county’s two Republican commissioners during Wednesday’s work session.

Enjoy the love, beauty that surrounds us on Whidbey

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 3:00AM

Did you know there are lessons of love right outside your door?

Births — Naval Hospital Oak Harbor

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 3:00AM

RILEY OLIVIA KRONE, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, was born July 1. She is the daughter of Brock and Rebecca Krone.

Treasurer should take responsibility for loss | Letter

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 9:05AM

On July 10, the three Island County treasurer candidates participated in the League of Women Voters’ forum in Coupeville.

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