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You can love Obama, not everyone does | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

This is in response to a letter to the editor from Richard Johnston, Douglas, Ariz.

Signal project to improve traffic on Highway 20

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

A state Department of Transportation project should improve traffic flow on State Highway 20 in Oak Harbor.

Dogs’ barking worse than any jet’s roar | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

I would prefer to listen to our Navy jets than dogs barking. This is a reminder to dog owners in the city of Oak Harbor that school nights and work nights are quiet time

‘Langley Lift’ design goes up for public comment

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Renderings of a bridge and elevator give a glimpse at what Cascade Avenue in Langley may look like.

New van gives Boys & Girls Club flexibility

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 1, 2014 at 5:51PM

The silver lining to an auction benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Oak Harbor last March has arrived in time for the start of the school year.

Former Whidbey man arrested for bank heists

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:54AM

A former Whidbey Island resident made a name for himself this summer.

Recount confirms Grone moving on to general election

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 8:59AM

Former chief deputy treasurer Wanda Grone will face her former boss during November’s general election after a close primary.

Call candidate after 9, see how she likes it | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

Tuesday night, just before 9 p.m., I received an unwanted “robo call.”

Oak Harbor schools switch to trimesters

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

In the past, elementary students in Oak Harbor were graded on a quarterly basis, but starting this year, the schools will be switching to trimesters.

Flag flies once again over courthouse

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:53AM

In time for Labor Day, an American flag is once again flying over the county’s historic courthouse.

Poet, veteran share perspectives on the impact of war

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

For self-proclaimed “semi-retired” Army Col. Greg Stone, reading poetry is similar to a religious experience.

Struck by car in late June, Oak Harbor physical therapist grateful for support

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 10:57AM

Every now and then, flashbacks will play in Merv Wagstaffe's head.

Whidbey pot grower claims he’s developed beneficial strain

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:54AM

Mathew Gordon experimented on himself to perfect what he claims is a medicine that can cure everything from hepatitis C to bee stings.

Coupeville gets ready with jamboree | Football

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:15AM

The Coupeville High School football team warmed up for the coming season by taking part in a three-team jamboree in La Conner Friday, Aug. 29.

Smith claims Ladies Club Championship at WGC

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 2:22PM

Pam Smith unseated perennial favorite Ockie Dureau to win the Ladies Club Championship Tournament by one stroke Friday, Aug. 29, at Whidbey Golf Club.

County Fair Association requesting fairground maintenance

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00AM

The County Fair Association has requested that its current lease on the fairground property be extended until April 1, 2015 to allow county leadership to discuss the property’s future.

Corporations moving offshore hurts U.S. | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00AM

This letter is in response to Patrick Kazmierczak’s letter to the editor, in which he was critical of Mr. Schoening’s previous letter calling for a boycott of Burger King for moving the company off shore to avoid taxes.

Oak Harbor burglary suspect accused of witness tampering

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 11:17AM

An Oak Harbor woman is facing a possible prison sentence for allegedly offering $1,000 to a family she burglarized in exchange for them dropping charges against her, court documents state.

Why is Rose still at the wheel of IT? | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00AM

I have read with dismay of the events that have rocked Island Transit and call on the IT board to seriously consider replacing Martha Rose as its director.

School starting — be mindful of kids and buses on road | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

It’s not just time to pick out new school clothes, sharpen those no. 2 pencils, shop for new binders and zip up the backpacks.

Event promotes drug, alcohol awareness | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

On behalf of the 2014 National Night Out Planning Committee, we are proud to announce that over 1,000 community members attended the 31st annual event on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Windjammer City Park.

Events help to bring community together | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

Thank you, Oak Harbor, for the wonderful music festival.

Island Scanner | Family of ducks settles into apartment

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

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

Pigfest drew 8,000 attendees this year | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

In regard to the Oak Harbor Pigfest, it was another very successful year. This marked our seventh event and saw some very exciting changes.

Oak Harbor Marina at top of city priority list

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:49PM

Redevelopment of the Oak Harbor Marina is once again the top priority among a list of capital facilities projects on the city’s wish list.

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