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Understands Navy is important to county | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am writing this letter to clear up any misunderstandings regarding my position on the United States Navy, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and Outlying Field in Coupeville.

Some research helps to bring perspective | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

Ed Hickey’s letter in the Sept. 27 Whidbey News-Times had some good points I’d agree with if I weren’t curious.

Will not apologize for taking time to help my family | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

My opponent claims I was absent from my office 50 percent of the year.

Wildcats, Wolves warm up with jamboree | Volleyball

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 8:18AM

The Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school volleyball teams primed for the regular season by competing in a six-team jamboree in Oak Harbor Saturday, Sept. 6.

Islanders take opener | U-17 soccer

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 8:05AM

The U-17 Islanders boys select soccer team opened its season with a 5-0 win at Federal Way Sunday, Sept. 7.

Everett beats 'Cats 6-1 | Tennis

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 8:23AM

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team picked up a win in second singles from Carter Saar, but the Wildcats fell 6-1 to visiting Everett Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Wildcats overwhelm Marysville teams | Swimming

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 9:11AM

The Oak Harbor swim and dive team demolished the two Marysville high schools by nearly identical scores at Marysville-Pilchuck Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Wolves collect 1st win | Tennis

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 10:01AM

Though the Coupeville High School tennis team was down a man because of illness, it pulled out its first win of the season, defeating visiting North Mason 4-3 Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Wolves win match, lose player | Soccer

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 11:31AM

In an exasperating match with Mount Vernon Christian, Coupeville finally eked out a 1-0 win but also took a loss Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Mickey Clark Field.

Oak Harbor breezes by Mavericks | Volleyball

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 10:33AM

After a series of tense matches, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team had a reasonably easy time in its 3-0 win over visiting Meadowdale Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Oak Harbor, M-P tie 1-1 | Soccer

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 12:00PM

Both the Oak Harbor and Marysville-Pilchuck high school soccer teams squandered opportunities to score and had to settle for a 1-1 tie at Wildcat Memorial Stadium Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Rotary supplies helmets for Oak Harbor Youth League

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 12:08PM

A ceremony before the Oak Harbor Youth Football League games at Fort Nugent Park Saturday, Sept. 6, acknowledged the Oak Harbor Rotary Club's purchase of 77 helmets for the local teams.

Island County cited for reporting problems

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 3:15PM

Island County was cited by the State Auditor’s Office for “significant deficiencies” in its financial reporting.

Oak Harbor schools student numbers growing, but not as quickly as expected

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 3:31PM

Because of the projected growth this year, many new teaching positions were added throughout the Oak Harbor School District.

Survival doesn’t lie in needs of parties

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

This is in response to Fred Stilwell’s counterpoint to my Aug. 13 letter to the editor.

There’s a right way to use the right lane | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

Along with the state Department of Transportation project to improve traffic flow in Oak Harbor, local drivers can also help alleviate congestion with an easy adjustment in their driving habits.

Current president is a ‘dismal failure’ | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

I am a visitor to Oak Harbor and will be here only long enough for necessary repairs to be made to our home in Napa, Calif., as a result of damages from the recent earthquake.

Getting creative with driftwood

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

A young participant creates a piece of art out of driftwood during Driftwood Day along Oak Harbor’s waterfront Saturday.

Do you think freedom doesn’t have a cost? | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

This is in response to Maryon Attwood’s June 14 letter for the halt of Field Carrier Landing Practice at Outlying Field.

Navy made Coupeville the town it is today | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

I think the anti-Outlying Field Coupeville group needs to be told about Coupeville before any of them were born or even heard of Coupeville.

Land Trust faces deadline in beach purchase

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust announced it must raise $314,450 by Sept. 30 in order to purchase 420 feet of low-bank beach and forested uplands at Glendale on southeast Whidbey.

Whidbey Environmental Action Network says it will take county to hearings board

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 11, 2014 at 10:55AM

Environmental activists say they’ll challenge Island County in the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board again if major changes aren’t made to fish, wildlife and habitat regulations.

Farmer free-for-all isn’t the answer; guidance is needed | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

A farmer digs an irrigation ditch for a nearby field. It begins as nothing more than a dirt trench, but it doesn’t take long for grass to line its banks.

One makes sense, the other is frightening | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

We are fast approaching another election cycle, and I fear that many voters are misinformed regarding two critically important initiatives.

Be informed, involved and cast your ballot | Letter

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

Sept. 17 begins the national celebration of Constitution Week.

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