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Glendale beach access saved

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 5:00AM

Whidbey Island beach access advocates are celebrating this week following the announcement that the beach at Glendale will be reserved for public use.

Oak Harbor mayor, Island Transit Board spar at tense meeting

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:05AM

The leadership of Island Transit continued down a bumpy road this week.

Island County treasurer candidates Nuñez, Grone tout differing approaches to management

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:03AM

Attendance and accuracy are becoming the top two issues for former coworkers and Island County treasurer candidates Wanda Grone and incumbent Ana Maria Nuñez’s.

Oak Harbor rolls by M-P | Tennis

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 8:06AM

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team evened its Wesco record at 2-2 with a 6-1 win at Marysville-Pilchuck Thursday, Sept. 25.

Wolves drop pair | Tennis

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 8:04AM

Despite showing improvement, the Coupeville High School tennis team lost twice this week in nonleague matches, falling 6-1 to visiting Archbishop Murphy Wednesday, Sept. 24, and 4-1 at South Whidbey Thursday, Sept. 25.

Coupeville loses early lead | Volleyball

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 8:40AM

After winning the first set, the Coupeville High School volleyball couldn't keep the momentum and lost 3-1 to visiting Mount Vernon Christian Thursday, Sept. 25.

Bulldogs get by Wildcats | Swimming

  • Sep 28, 2014 at 9:10AM

Mount Vernon swept the relays, and that was enough to lift the Bulldogs over the Oak Harbor High School swim team 96-74 Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Skagit Valley YMCA Pool.

Wildcats take individual titles in 4-team meet | Cross country

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 8:25AM

The Oak Harbor High School cross country teams did not capture their four-team meets at Hamlin Park in Shoreline Thursday, Sept. 25, but they did produce the individual winners.

Wildcats shut down Seagulls | Football

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 10:33AM

The Oak Harbor High School football team rolled to a 42-0 win at Everett Friday, Sept. 26, scoring all of its points in the first half, but the most impressive statistic belonged to the defense.

Coupeville tackles Port Townsend | Football

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 10:32AM

Its offense dominated early, and its defense took over late. The result was a 29-21 win for the Coupeville High School football team over Port Townsend Friday, Sept. 26, at Mickey Clark Field.

Islanders eke out 1-0 win | U-17 soccer

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 7:48AM

The U-17 Islanders snapped a two match losing streak with a 1-0 win over the visiting Santos Football Club Sunday, Sept. 28, at Fort Nugent Park.

'Cats lose 2 of 3 high-scoring matches | Soccer

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:22PM

There was no shortage of goals in the past three soccer matches for Oak Harbor High School; unfortunately for the Wildcats, in two of the contests it was their opponents doing most of the damage.

No OLF flight operations scheduled Oct. 26 - Nov. 3, 2014

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:24AM

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.

Feed business riding high at new Oak Harbor location

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

After two years of work and planning, Steve Metcalfe and Suzette Keller’s feed and tack has a storefront in Oak Harbor.

Higher education must be budget priority for Washington state

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

As parents send their kids off to college this fall, many are enjoying something that hasn’t happened in more than 30 years: the first two-year state college-tuition freeze in Washington since 1981.

Kuykendall knows how ‘send all’ key works | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

In response to acting financial manager of Island Transit Sandra Kuykendall’s letter in the Sept. 24 Whidbey News-Times, the following should be noted:

Main Street program offers ray of hope to struggling Oak Harbor downtown | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

Despite misunderstandings following a tense email exchange this week between members of Oak Harbor’s Downtown Merchants Association, there did come encouraging news Tuesday.

Wondered why Dudley was seated on board | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

“(Mayor Scott) Dudley was largely shut down, however.

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.

Oak Harbor peer tutoring program helping struggling students study

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

Sometimes students need extra help with their coursework.

Oak Harbor school fundraisers benefit programs

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:48AM

A new school year means new fundraisers. By the end of September and beginning of October, Oak Harbor had four schools conducting Associated Student Body-organized fundraisers.

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.

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.

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.

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