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Real estate sales on Whidbey continuing to rebound

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:02AM

For the second consecutive year, home sales are showing signs of a real estate market recovery on Whidbey Island.

Coupeville cruises to 4-0 win | Soccer

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:00AM

Getting all of its goals in the first half, the Coupeville High School soccer team dominated from the outset to defeat host Orcas Island 4-0 Thursday, Sept. 18.

Miscues send Wolves to defeat | Volleyball

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:00AM

Orcas Island took advantage of Coupeville High School's unsteady play to defeat the visiting Wolves 3-1 in volleyball Thursday, Sept. 18.

Tour de Whidbey sponsor comes with a hometown connection

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 19, 2014 at 9:03AM

For Dannie Brown, Tour de Whidbey is a great way to encourage others make environmentally friendly decisions.

Eagles top Oak Harbor 5-2 | Tennis

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:17AM

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team lost 5-2 at Arlington Thursday, Sept. 18.

Wolves lose in 1st Olympic League match | Tennis

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:17PM

The Coupeville High School tennis team won the top two singles matches, but Klahowya swept the doubles competition on the way to a 5-2 win in Silverdale Thursday, Sept. 18.

Offense disappears in Wildcat loss | Soccer

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:18PM

After averaging four goals per match in the nonleague portion of its schedule, the Oak Harbor High School soccer team couldn't find the back of the net in the conference opener, falling 2-0 to visiting Stanwood Thursday, Sept. 18.

Wildcats slip by Royals | Volleyball

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:20PM

The final score was 3-0, but the shutout win over visiting Lynnwood Thursday, Sept. 18, was not a cakewalk for the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team.

Who was watching the watchers at Island Transit? | Letter

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 1:00AM

Editor, Concerning Island Transit and Ms. Martha Rose, I feel I must acknowledge this issue. I have never been a supporter of the free bus service. Nearly all the buses I see are mostly empty, other than kids riding the free bus, rather than taking the taxpayer school bus along with other people with driving issues.

Couples say honesty key in marriage longevity

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 2:00AM

After marrying in 1949, Dennis Lougheed spent the next six decades following a policy of total honesty. It’s apparently worked well for him and his wife, Barbara Calhoun.

Candidate’s backers seem to be anti-NAS | Letter

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 2:00AM

Editor, We need to vote for Rick Hannold for Island County commissioner, District 3, this November. Here’s one big reason why: “Progressives” backing liberal Karla Jacks for the District 3 job are after Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Smart thing would be plugging ears | Letter

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 3:00AM

Editor, Here I go again. I am 96 years old and I’m not a mental giant like some of the leaders of the anti-OLF group think they are. I am old fashioned enough to know there’s an easy way to solve most problems. If my family were home when the planes started going over my house, I would say, “Here come our noisy friends.”

Hannold is a better choice than Jacks | Letter

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 3:00AM

Editor, Let me say right from the start that I completely, wholeheartedly and unequivocally endorse Rick Hannold for election to the District No. 3 seat on the Island County Board of Commissioners. I strongly urge all of you who were so kind as to honor me with your votes in last month’s primary to cast your vote for Rick this November.

Now that Rose is gone, it’s time to focus on change | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

After months of turmoil and calls for her head, Island Transit’s executive director resigned Friday. With Martha Rose finally handing over the keys, the process of recovering from IT’s financial mess and rebuilding the public’s trust can now begin.

No OLF flight operations scheduled Sept. 14-20

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Sep 11, 2014 at 1:41PM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled at the Outlying Field Coupeville, Wash., Sept. 14-20, 2014.

Langley backing fairground work

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Langley City Council formally approved the city’s involvement in whatever developments may come to the Island County Fairgrounds.

Island Scanner | Dog barks three days in a row

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

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

Businesses have a right to make money | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

I read Mr. Schoening’s letter to the editor regarding Burger King and had a question — “What would you do about it then? Erect a big fence and force the companies to pay the taxes or else?”

Workers dedicated to elections process | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

Thank you to the Island County Auditor’s Office staff and temporary election workers for their speedy yet meticulous processing of the primary ballots during this week’s manual recount required by state statute.

Believes in God, but not as a school topic | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

As stated in Scott Vanderlinden’s letter to the editor, thanks to the United States Supreme Court, a student’s right to protest in schools was affirmed.

Applauds district for its OSPI test scores | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Congratulations to the Oak Harbor School District and Board — the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction test scores for the 2013-14 year improved in nearly every category.

Roller Barn’s ‘Frightville’ on hunt for volunteers

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Oak Harbor’s freakiest haunted house is reaching out for volunteers.

State’s wealthiest set sights on gun laws | The Petri Dish

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Our state’s super wealthy social changers are at it again. Two years after their money helped make charter schools possible, the Ballmers, the Gateses and Nick Hanauer are using some of their loose millions to try to tighten gun laws in Washington.

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.

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