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Veterans Day is rich in country’s war history

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 9:15AM

World War I — known at the time as “The Great War” — officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France.

Pearl Harbor survivor numbers dwindling in North Puget Sound area

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 9:15AM

The morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Harold Johnson was headed out on leave to meet a girl.

Whidbey veteran finds comfort in photography after Vietnam

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 9:15AM

The setting for Bruce Williams-Burden’s 21st birthday wasn’t quite what he had imagined.

Oak Harbor High School performance Tuesday will honor veterans

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 9:15AM

For the 10th year, Oak Harbor High School will host a performance honoring veterans on Veterans Day.

Female WWII vets honored as grand marshals in Oak Harbor Veterans Day parade

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 9:16AM

When Eva Brown got the phone call telling her she was going to be a grand marshal in the Oak Harbor Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 8 this year, she thought there was some sort of mistake.

2014 Oak Harbor Veterans Day Parade | Slideshow

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 3:52PM

Men shaking hands. Old and young. “Thank you for your service,” and a nod.

Art & About

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00AM

For the month of November, the featured artists at Garry Oak Gallery are BARRY VAN GERBIG, an acrylic painter, and RANDY EMMONS, a watercolorist. For more information, go to www.garryoakgallery.com

North Whidbey Community Harvest needs donations, volunteers

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00AM

Organizers with North Whidbey Community Harvest are seeking donations and volunteers as they prepare for the Thanksgiving event, Nov. 27, at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge.

BMW takes center stage in Munich | Guest Column

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00AM

There is a new look to Bavarian tourism these days.

ER team helped to save patient’s life | Letter

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 3:00AM

Don’t ever hesitate when it comes to using our local Whidbey Hospital emergency room.

Revise structure of Island Transit | Letter

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 3:00AM

There are several ways of looking at why Island Transit is in disarray. One is to focus on people. The other is to focus on organizational structure.

Oak Harbor columnist Joan Klope turns page on career

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 3:00AM

Joan Klope jokes these days that her home resembles more of a construction zone than a house.

Oak Harbor students aiming to fill buses

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

During November, Oak Harbor students are aiming to fill two school buses.

Committed to providing resources for veterans | Sound Off

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

Over the past week, I met with dozens of veterans at roundtables and other events across Northwest Washington.

Establishing Whidbey Island as a wedding destination

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

A wedding planner, photographer, florist and a host of other industry vendors and support businesses will have some extra work this winter thanks to the second annual Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour this past weekend.

Success of Oak Harbor Jumbo Burrito restaurant even exceeds owners’ expectations

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

For as far back as he can remember, Eli Loera envisioned something like this.

Islanders blow by Vashon | U-17 soccer

  • Oct 20, 2014 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.

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

  • Oct 20, 2014 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.

Bayne, Wolves run by Chimacum | Football

  • Oct 20, 2014 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.

1st-place Eagles stop Coupeville | Soccer

  • Oct 20, 2014 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.

Police report for shooting

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Oct 22, 2014 at 11:23AM

Deception Pass area being searched for Seattle man

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 5:37PM

Dog teams searched the trails at Deception Pass Tuesday for a missing Microsoft employee, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Islanders pile up goals in win | U-17 soccer

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 7:46AM

Neither Federal Way nor a muddy field could slow down the Islanders U-17 soccer team in its 8-2 win Sunday, Nov. 9.

Wildcats win on Senior Night | Swimming

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:35PM

The Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team put a bow on a fine regular season and celebrated Senior Night with a 127-51 win over Cascade Monday, Oct. 20, at John Vanderzicht Pool.

Price Johnson to chair Island County commission

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 13, 2014 at 8:46AM

Commissioner Helen Price Johnson was unanimously selected Monday to serve as chairwoman of the Island County Board of Commissioners during 2015.

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