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Whidbey turbine project is dead in the water

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:51AM

Confusion about a funding agreement contributed to the sudden end of an eight-year, multimillion-dollar tidal energy project in the waters off of Whidbey Island.

ShakeOut rolls Oak Harbor schools Thursday

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Great Washington ShakeOut is coming to the Oak Harbor School District.

Whidbey cancer survivor Lynae Slinden determined to live fearlessly

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:52AM

For Clinton resident Lynae Slinden, the year 2000 was more than the beginning of a new millennium; it was the year she would celebrate her 50th birthday; it was the year she could finally — confidently — say she had survived breast cancer.

Remodel brewing for Whidbey Coffee store

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00AM

Whidbey Coffee in historic downtown Oak Harbor is about to make the most of its saltwater view.

Transportation, education top Washington state concerns

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 10:16AM

Legislative candidates clash on how to fund the state’s education mandate and how to handle local and state transportation issues.

Oak Harbor teacher juggles motherhood, cancer battle

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:54AM

If she hits the traffic lights just right and makes the turn at Sharpes Corner without a semi-truck escort, Melissa Dahl figures she can get from her home in Burlington to Oak Harbor in about 45 minutes.

Vaughan backs off plan to seek Island Transit director job

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 11:17AM

Island County Commissioner Aubrey Vaughan won’t be seeking the top job at Island Transit after all.

Turner, Lollar receive honors | Football

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 8:38AM

Oak Harbor High School head football coach Jay Turner and fullback Princeton Lollar were recently honored for their efforts on the football field.

Last parks free day Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 9:25AM

The National Park Service and Washington State Parks are offering their last free day of the year Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

Washington State Patrol to investigate Island Transit

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 9:26AM

The Washington State Patrol agreed to conduct a criminal investigation into “certain conduct” described in an audit report of Island Transit, Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks said Monday.

Shooting suspect pleads not guilty to second-degree murder of Oak Harbor man Adam Garcia

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 9:26AM

The man accused of shooting and killing Oak Harbor resident Adam Garcia appeared in court for the second time Monday afternoon.

An election day look behind the scenes at the Island County Auditor’s Office

  • Nov 4, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 9:27AM

For the people working in elections offices, Nov. 4 is a very busy day.

Father, son get help from NAS Whidbey Island SAR

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 9:27AM

A Navy Search and Rescue team from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station rescued a 42-year-old man and his 11-year-old son who were stuck in a steep rocky area of Elk Rock, near Mount St. Helens, earlier this week.

Wildcats 1 win from state tournament berth | Volleyball

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 8:32AM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team overcame one bugaboo, now it will have to vanquish another if it hopes to qualify for the state tournament.

Annual Oak Harbor parade Saturday salutes U.S. veterans

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 9:29AM

Three women who served in the military during World War II will lead Saturday’s Veterans Day Parade through downtown Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor afterschool program teaches video game coding

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 9:29AM

At Hillcrest Elementary, one after-school activity is keeping students excited and engaged.

Dropping gas prices in Oak Harbor not stirring up customers

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 10:40AM

Even as gas prices have dipped under $3 a gallon, Ben Hill hasn’t noticed a significant increase in gas customers at the Skagit Farmers Supply Country Store in Oak Harbor.

Island County prosecutor reopens case, files charges; mother searches for justice

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 10:40AM

Daniel Raavel was sleeping on a friend’s couch last June and woke up to a “crack.”

Fire crews respond to car fire Wednesday morning

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 7:00AM

Nobody was injured in a minor car fire in Oak Harbor Wednesday morning.

'Gas round' compels carjacking suspect to surrender

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 10:02AM

Whidbey Island's version of a SWAT team arrested a carjacking suspect at an apartment building outside Oak Harbor today, according to the Island County Sheriff's Office.

Mother was prepared to go to TV news with story | Letter

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 2:00AM

I sincerely appreciate the front-page story the Whidbey News-Times wrote on my son’s assault.

End of every election cycle marks a new one

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 3:00AM

Around the state there are still votes to be counted and races to be decided, but here are a few takeaways from Tuesday’s election.

Current directors best to resolve problems | Letter

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 3:00AM

Recent articles and editorials in the Whidbey News-Times have included much criticism of the Island Transit Board of Directors.

Bob Clay must go from transit board | Letter

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am probably one of a few Island Transit users speaking up.

Next Island Transit chief should represent a break from past | In Our Opinion

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 3:00AM

The new head of Island Transit should come without baggage.

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