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Family dog attacked by pit bulls on North Whidbey

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 5:12PM

Island County Animal Control officer is asking for the public’s help in locating two pit bull mixes that seriously injured another dog on North Whidbey.

Oak Harbor High School dedicates sculptures

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 10:30PM

Two sculptures at Oak Harbor High School were dedicated to members of the community involved in the project.

Oak Harbor woman allegedly stole $30K from company

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 10:30PM

A former bookkeeper for an Oak Harbor property management company is accused of embezzling about $30,000 from the business, according to documents on file in Island County Superior Court.

Seahawks Fanbulance turning heads on Whidbey and beyond

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 10:31PM

The facial expressions Ron Wall-in sees when he pulls up in the Fanbulance continue to amuse him.

Hannold, Jacks race for Island County commissioner tightens in latest counting

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 10:31PM

The Island County commissioner race will likely require a recount.

Oak Harbor students add holiday cheer to Pioneer Way

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 10:32PM

Downtown Oak Harbor is starting to look like a holiday corridor, thanks to local students.

Open house to highlight historic treasure in Coupeville

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 10:32PM

A narrow pathway leads to a set of wooden stairs that reveals the entrance to the historic Haller House.

Oak Harbor youth football team dedicates season to parent

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 10:32PM

Oak Harbor Youth Football League players learned this season that football, brutal as it can be, is just a game, and that life sometimes hits much harder than a tackle.

Mayor’s budget goes after Oak Harbor City Council benefits

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 9, 2014 at 10:33PM

It’s budget season and Oak Harbor government officials are rehashing old disagreements over tax and spending issues.

Washington cities rebel against rising pot industry

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 2:00AM

When Snohomish City Council members voted to ban recreational marijuana businesses in the city, they joined a growing rebellion against the state’s newest industry.

County can’t afford an anti-Navy official | Letter

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 2:00AM

Do you have a job in Island County, own a home, enjoy a variety of retail outlets or just appreciate the stable local economy?

Jacks is a voice for all island communities | Letter

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 2:00AM

The November ballots are mailed and I want to remind Island County residents that Karla Jacks is running for Island County Commissioner District No. 3.

Navy acknowledges climate change threat | Letter

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 3:00AM

In Whidbey News-Times’ Oct. 11 coverage of candidate debates, commissioner candidate Rick Hannold was described as doubtful that we should fight climate change.

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

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:20PM

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.

Island County commissioners fall shy of spending cuts goal

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:21PM

Island County commissioners aimed to cut about $100,000 in new staff positions from next year’s budget but fell short of their goal to reduce projected spending by approximately $300,000.

Kiteboarding’s pull is being felt on Whidbey

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:25PM

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 21, 2014 at 5:25PM

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

Candidates spar in final Oak Harbor forum before election

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:22PM

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.

Oak Harbor man discovered dead on south end

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:21PM

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

Professor gives haunting lesson at Oak Harbor Skagit Valley College campus

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:22PM

Few have seen the purported ghost of a little boy riding his tricycle up and down the long basement hallways of the Old Main building on the Skagit Valley College campus in Oak Harbor.

NAS Whidbey man accused of seeking sex with child

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:24PM

A sailor at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is among six men arrested during an online child exploitation sting carried out by Skagit County law enforcement.

Man killed in Oak Harbor shooting | Updated

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Oct 19, 2014 at 10:43AM

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in Oak Harbor early this morning. Police responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the southwest area of the city at about 3:15 a.m., according to a statement from Chief Ed Green. Officers found the man, who was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The man's name will not be released until after his family is notified. Anyone with any information about the shooting should call 911 and ask for a detective.

7 Wildcats earn trip to state meet | Swimming

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 9:50AM

Seven Oak Harbor High School swimmers qualified for state and helped the Wildcats place second in the district meet at the Snohomish Aquatic Center Saturday, Nov. 8.

Wildcats fall to Ferndale -- again | Volleyball

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 5:00PM

Unable to solve the Ferndale puzzle, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team fell 3-0 to the Golden Eagles in the District 1 tournament at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Saturday, Nov. 8, and was denied a return trip to the state tournament.

Oak Harbor falls to Stanwood in title game | Youth football

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 8:34AM

Stanwood scored midway through the fourth period to come from behind and defeat the Oak Harbor Youth Football League peewee team for the North Cascade League championship Saturday, Nov. 8, at Mount Vernon High School.

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