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Majority leader is the real obstructionist | Letter

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

Regarding Walt Mistler’s Sept. 24 letter in the Whidbey News-Times, what we seem to have in Washington, D.C., is a party of “yes” and a party of “no.”

Read measure, then vote in favor of it | Letter

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

I take strong exception to Gary Raster’s letter in the Sept. 10 issue of the Whidbey News-Times.

21-year-old Whidbey man charged with assaults

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:29PM

A 21-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he assaulted his wife and a child at their Whidbey home.

Warmth, rain were perfect mix for crops this summer

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:08AM

When temperatures dropped this week, welcoming a new season like clockwork, Julieanna Purdue felt a small sense of relief.

NAS Whidbey to demolish, rebuild Seaplane Base pier

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:05AM

Next summer the Navy will begin work on demolishing a finger pier on Seaplane Base and building a new breakwater in Crescent Harbor.

Early Island County budget restores positions, pushes for technology upgrades

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:30PM

Island County’s early budget draft aims to restore a number of positions and pushes for upgrades in technology.

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.

Registered sex offender accused of reoffending with another Oak Harbor girl

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 5:00AM

A registered sex offender is accused of victimizing another underage Oak Harbor girl, according to court documents.

Coho salmon season off Whidbey disappointing so far for many fishers

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:30PM

Visiting from upstate New York, Rich Napierala got word of the salmon fishing on the western shores of Whidbey Island and decided to give it a try.

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.

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.

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.

Islanders blow by Vashon | U-17 soccer

  • Today at 8:11AM

After an unsteady beginning, the U-17 Islander soccer team played a strong second half to defeat visiting Vashon Island 7-3 Sunday, Oct. 19.

Bayne, Wolves run by Chimacum | Football

  • Today at 9:02AM

It was a Bayne-ful experience for the Chimacum football team. Coupeville running back Josh Bayne shredded the Cowboys for 306 rushing yards -- including a 95-yard TD romp on a broken play -- and scored six touchdowns in the Wolves' 57-14 win at Chimacum Friday, Oct. 17.

Oops! Wildlife forgets to tell Deception Pass Park manager lake was being stocked

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 9:24AM

Just one tiny detail was left out when hatchery workers with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife arrived at Deception Pass State Park to stock Cranberry Lake with an abundance of rainbow trout earlier this week.

Oak Harbor man discovered dead on south end

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 9:24AM

Island police are looking into the death of an Oak Harbor man on South Whidbey last week.

Candidates spar in final Oak Harbor forum before election

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 9:25AM

Candidates took on each other one last time at Thursday’s final political forum put on by the League of Women Voters in Oak Harbor.

Kiteboarding’s pull is being felt on Whidbey

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 9:27AM

Wind is almost always on Andy Holmes’ mind.He often thinks about wind when he stares out at Bellingham Bay.

Oak Harbor artist shares her love of art, Whidbey resources

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 20, 2014 at 9:27AM

Lyla Lillis has been hooked on pottery since she took a pottery class in 1999.

1st-place Eagles stop Coupeville | Soccer

  • Today at 10:12AM

Coupeville played shorthanded against one of the state's best 1A teams Saturday, Oct. 18; regardless, coach Troy Cowan was impressed with his team's effort in a 5-0 loss at first-place Klahowya.

'Cats clobber Stanwood; face M-P for title | Football

  • Today at 9:52AM

The Oak Harbor High School football team scored 42 points in the first quarter then backed off the gas in a 56-13 ride over host Stanwood Friday, Oct. 17.

Langley Mayor Kwarsick faces criminal charge | UPDATE

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Dec 17, 2012 at 1:49PM

The mayor of Langley has been charged with a crime that may spell the end of his career in politics.

Elected officials make budget demands

  • Nov 6, 2009 at 3:00PM updated Nov 9, 2009 at 9:59AM

Six elected Island County officials signed onto a stinging open letter to the county commissioners, demanding that they take certain steps before making cuts in their departments to plug the $1.2 million shortfall in the 2010 general fund budget.

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