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Oak Harbor schools getting new technology

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Aug 22, 2014 at 12:48PM

With passage of the levy in 2013, Oak Harbor School District is adding myriad new technology to its schools for the 2014-15 school year.

Oak Harbor Music Festival ready to strike a sweet note

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00AM

Festival season in Oak Harbor is not going away quietly.

Former Oak Harbor City Council hopeful goes to jail

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00AM

A former candidate for Oak Harbor City Council will serve six months in jail for stealing a 100-ounce bar of silver from an elderly family friend, according to court documents.

Voting in Washington as easy as 1-2-3 | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00AM

It’s difficult to see how Washington state could make voting any easier.

Karla Jacks has shown willingness to work | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00AM

With local elections fast approaching, I write in support of Karla Jacks for the position of Island County commissioner.

Grateful for another great arts festival | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

I want to express my most sincere appreciation for the numerous volunteers who made the 2014 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival a success.

Free day at state parks Aug. 25

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced that Monday, Aug. 25 is a “free day” for state parks.

Whidbey parents to be notified of No Child Left Behind failings

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 9:11AM

Within the next couple of weeks, many parents of Whidbey students will be receiving letters telling them that their elementary schools are failing them.

Nudist’s campaign fails to gain traction

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 22, 2014 at 12:49PM

Nudist Democrat David Olinger, who ran as a write-in candidate for Island County Sheriff, won’t be going on to the general election.

Please keep alcohol out of Fort Nugent | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

As a father and grandfather of wonderful children, I would implore you to change your minds on permitting the sale and consumption of alcohol at my Fort Nugent Park — we have our children’s soccer games there; we play in the park; we use the Frisbee golf; we have picnics.

Newspapers aim to empower readers | Publisher's Column

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

Reporters and editors often half-jokingly remark amongst themselves that they don’t become journalists for the money.

Stop the madness that is boat noise | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 26, 2014 at 8:50AM

Our group must protest Oak Harbor’s shocking disregard for our health and well-being with the ridiculous amount of noise and excitement brought upon our peace-loving community by the hydroplane races here.

Hannold claims second spot on November ballot

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 9:12AM

Retired Navy chief Rick Hannold secured the second slot for the commissioner District 3 election and pulled far enough ahead to avoid a recount.

Parks board approves swim coach’s termination

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 9:11AM

Termination of the head swim coach for the North Whidbey Aquatic Club was made official Monday night.

Kake tribal members visit Ebey 157 years after death that shook region

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 9:12AM

Of all the phone calls that come into the Island County Historical Society Museum in Coupeville, there probably will not be another that created the sort of buzz that rattled the front desk three weeks ago.

Woman leaps into her 81st year

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 9:11AM

Dorothy Bell’s recovery from a serious car crash many years ago gave her an adventurous spirit and a greater appreciation for life.

Youngsters compete in Soccer Shoot

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Seven athletes won their divisions at the annual Soccer Shoot at Fort Nugent Park Saturday, Sept. 6.

Bulldogs spoil Wildcat's first match | Tennis

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mount Vernon used its depth to defeat the host Oak Harbor High School tennis team 5-2 Thursday, Sept. 11.

People with disabilities struggling in wake of Island Transit cuts

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:22AM

Multiple sclerosis is a maddeningly mysterious autoimmune disease that leaves each of its victims with a unique progression of symptoms.

Sheriff seeking info about Clinton bank robbery

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:23AM

Wells Fargo in Clinton was robbed Monday. The Island County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the bank was hit by a lone gunman.

Honoring lives that were lost on 9/11

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:23AM

Burley Funeral Home placed nearly 3,000 flags in a nearby field Sunday to commemorate the lives lost during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Former Coupeville dentist dies in weekend blaze

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:24AM

A former Coupeville dentist was killed in a fire at his Central Whidbey Island home early Saturday morning.

Wanted man hiding in China badgering sheriff online

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:24AM

A former South Whidbey man who’s hiding from the long arm of the law in China was banned recently from the Island County Sheriff’s Office Facebook for trollish activities, according to Detective Ed Wallace.

Artists gather for Langley Arts Alive

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 9:24AM

For Langley resident Kim Tinuviel, colors have always struck a special chord.

Wildcats capture 3 firsts in jamboree | Swimming

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 9:26AM

Oak Harbor High School won three events in the eight-team North Swim Jamboree at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Thursday, Sept. 11.

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