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A representative is elected to represent | Letter

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 4:00AM

Regarding the Whidbey News-Times article titled, “Candidates take differing views on transit, marijuana,” I hate to remind a retired Navy CPO Rick Hannold he’s seeking election to a “representative” position.

Oak Harbor chamber OK with new lodging-tax grant process

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 13, 2014 at 10:43AM

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council won’t be able to simply issue the city’s chamber of commerce $80,000 checks anymore.

South Whidbey burglary suspect apprehended in Forks

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 5:00AM

One of South Whidbey’s most wanted is in police custody this week.

Navy Environmental Impact Statement to include up to 36 Growlers at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 9:26AM

The Navy says it is revising its Environmental Impact Statement on the EA-18G Growlers to include up to 36 additional aircraft based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Republican commissioner backs Democratic candidate for Island County commissioner

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 14, 2014 at 11:41AM

Republican Island County Commissioner Aubrey Vaughan issued a surprise endorsement this week.

Candidates take on spate of local, national topics at South Whidbey forum

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 13, 2014 at 10:44AM

There was more than one surprise at Wednesday’s candidate forum in Freeland where both local and national issues were discussed by general election candidates.

Quick-strike Wildcats zap Chargers | Football

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 9:19AM

It was a matter of quality over quantity. Thus was the story in Oak Harbor High School's 47-25 football win over Marysville Getchell Friday, Oct. 10, at Quil Ceda Stadium.

Oak Harbor carpenter assembles Frightville house of horrors | Slideshow

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 6:56AM

As lead carpenter for a construction company, Brian Boyle rarely tosses anything into the scrap heap without careful consideration.

Strong finish carries PT past Coupeville | Football

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 9:53AM

The first half was a shootout and the second half a shutout for the Coupeville High School football team in its 56-20 loss at Port Townsend Friday, Oct. 10.

Coupeville stops Chimacum again | Tennis

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 9:52AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team played Chimacum in back-to-back matches, and both were wins for the Wolves.

Wolves lose to defending champs | Soccer

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 9:55AM

The defending 2B state soccer champions, Crosspoint Academy, defeated Coupeville 7-1 Saturday, Oct. 11, in Bremerton, but the final score is just one of several story lines.

Young Wildcats compete in tournament | Volleyball

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 10:49AM

Oak Harbor High School volleyball coach Kerri Molitor received a glimpse of the future when her team competed at the 16-team Wenatchee Invitational Tournament Saturday, Oct. 11.

Rodeheffer 2nd in state's largest meet | Cross country

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Oct 14, 2014 at 8:38AM

Oak Harbor's John Rodeheffer captured second place in the prestigious Hole in the Wall Invitational cross country meet at Lakewood High School in Arlington Saturday, Oct. 11.

Islanders win 3rd straight | U-17 soccer

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 8:16AM

The U-17 Islanders soccer club revved up its offense in a 6-2 win over the Issaquah Gunners Sunday, Oct. 12.

Crowell takes championship | Women's golf

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:19PM

Maria Crowell earned the championship in the first year of the Gallery Women's Golf Club's season-long competition.

Wildcats lock up 3rd place | Tennis

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 9:02AM

With a 7-0 win over visiting Marysville-Pilchuck Monday, Oct. 13, the Oak Harbor High School tennis team is closing in on one of coach Horace Mells' preseason goals.

Wildcats keep season alive with big rally | Volleyball

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 9:02AM

With its season on the brink, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team rallied for an improbable 3-2 win over Shorewood in an elimination game in the district tournament at Shorewood High School Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Oak Harbor High School principal spends time on Navy aircraft carrier in San Diego

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 2:48PM

It’s a rare opportunity few civilians ever get to experience – a trap and catapult aboard a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier.

Rural event center approved by Island County commissioners

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:51AM

Island County commissioners recently approved a controversial permit for a rural event center.

Grone wouldn’t make same errors | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

There are at least two problems that occurred in the office of Island County treasurer that adversely affected island taxpayers.

Whidbey General offers free class to help kick tobacco habit

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:50AM

Whidbey General Hospital is offering a free class during October to help people break from tobacco addiction.

Beware of requests to send gift cards | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

I would like to send my deepest thanks to the employees of the Rite-Aid Pharmacy in Oak Harbor for the good counsel and help they gave me when I was in their store about three weeks ago.

Whidbey eighth-graders attend PLU tech camp

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Three eigth-grade students recently visited with the Whidbey Island branch of the American Association of University Women to share what they learned at Tech Trek camp.

Academic Notables

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

BENJAMIN ETZELL, son of Kriti and Michael Etzell of Greenbank, has enrolled at Saint John’s University for the 2014-15 school year. Classes for fall semester began Monday, Aug. 25.

Two initiatives on ballot are opposites | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

It is important for the voters of Island County and Washington state to understand the issues surrounding initiatives 591 and 594.

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