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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.

Congressional candidates don’t always toe party lines

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:48AM

Candidates for Washington’s Second Congressional Seat stray from hard-set party platforms on a few issues.

Sheriff says drugs are not at ‘epidemic’ proportions for South Whidbey

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:49AM

Despite Island County Sheriff Mark Brown’s assertions to the contrary, South Whidbey residents insist the drug problem on the South End has reached “epidemic” proportions.

Time to plan your pumpkin picking on Whidbey Island

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:50AM

The days of thousands of turkeys strutting around the Case Farm are long over.

Downtown Oak Harbor merchants move toward Main Street program

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:49AM

On a day when progress was embraced about one civic Oak Harbor development, tension lingered over the state of another.

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.

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.

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, 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.

Wildcats clip Chargers | Tennis

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 8:49AM

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team won 5-2 at Marysville Getchell Thursday, Oct. 2.

Wolves start streak | Tennis

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 8:38AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team won its second straight match, stopping host Chimacum 5-2 Thursday, Oct. 2.

Oak Harbor takes down league leader | Volleyball

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 9:08AM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team handed Glacier Peak its first conference loss, winning 3-1 in Snohomish Thursday, Oct. 2.

Oak Harbor boys finish 1st, girls 2nd | Cross country

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 10:18AM

Running in its only home meet of the year, the Oak Harbor High School cross country team earned its best results of the season.

Oak Harbor Senior Center schedule

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 2:00AM

8:30-9:20 a.m. — Gentle Yoga 9 a.m. — Quilting Class

New water quality standards won’t hurt Boeing, state says

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 2:00AM

For months, there’s been a drumbeat of panic that new water quality standards based on how much fish people eat could drive Boeing and other companies out of Washington.

Don’t let GOP continue to gop-up government | Letter

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 2:00AM

As we approach another election, it is incumbent on us in the electorate to be sure we don’t allow the GOP to continue to gop-up the government.

Longtime love of own cats inspires art of North Whidbey’s Sandy Byers

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 3:00AM

Sandy Byers’ latest work, an oil painting of a cat, rests on an easel in her home studio.

From mud pies to pottery, 82-year-old Whidbey woman still making art

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 4:00AM

For Flo Simenson, there’s nothing worse than sitting still.

Staying on Whidbey is unsafe for lonely elk | Letter

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 4:00AM

There is a magnificent Roosevelt elk that has resided for the past two years on North Whidbey near Strawberry Point/Mariners Cove.

Oak Harbor education fundraiser back on the menu

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Oak Harbor Education Foundation is holding a fundraiser to help bring education to life.

Admiralty Head Lighthouse to be taken over by the state

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 4:00AM

The management of the Admiralty Head Lighthouse at Fort Casey will be taken over by the state Parks and Recreation Department as of Dec. 31.

Temporary ramp fixes installed on Tokitae Clinton-Mukilteo ferry

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 7, 2014 at 12:50PM

A handful of little changes to Washington’s newest ferry are costing big bucks for a design flaw.

Whidbey Prowlers, Growlers are likely being used in airstrikes, officials say

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 7, 2014 at 12:45PM

A senior Air Force officer and a congressmen both have said in the last week that electronic attack aircraft based out of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are likely being used in Syrian and Iraqi air strikes.

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