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Pumpkin patch visit a learning experience for Oak Harbor kindergarteners

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 27, 2014 at 9:55AM

Kindergarteners visited Case Farm Friday to learn about the animals and, more importantly, pick out pumpkins.

Former Island Transit chief getting $106,000 payout

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 6:00AM

Reports by the Washington State Auditor’s Office puts blame for financial problems at Island Transit squarely at the feet of its five-member board of directors.

Whidbey’s first marijuana store opens doors Friday

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 30, 2014 at 11:13AM

Whidbey Island saw its first legal sale of recreational marijuana Friday.

Bravo for Oak Harbor's classy gesture | Column

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 8:03AM

The Wildcats were scheduled to host Marysville Pilchuck on Friday night in a game that would have decided the Wesco 3A North Division title.

Coupeville falls in final seconds | Football

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Oct 27, 2014 at 8:47AM

It was thrilling. It had big plays and critical mistakes. I had gutsy calls and poor decisions. It had bone-crunching tackles and whiffed blocks. It had timely precision and dropped passes. But, however you add it up, what ever equation you use, it stills equals a loss for the Coupeville High School football team.

Wezeman qualifies for district | Tennis

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 9:56AM

After waiting through three days of rainouts, Oak Harbor sophomore Jackson Wezeman finished fourth in the Wesco 3A North singles tournament and qualified for the district meet.

Horn, Rodeheffer take Wesco North titles | Cross country

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 12:16PM

Oak Harbor High School produced the champion of both the boys and girls races at the Wesco North 3A divisional cross country meet Saturday, Oct. 25, at Lakewood High School in Arlington.

Forfeiting 'right thing to do' | Football

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 12:21PM

"It was the right thing to do," Oak Harbor High School football coach Jay Turner said in regard to his team forfeiting Friday's game with Marysville-Pilchuck.

Wind advisory tonight for Whidbey

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 2:41PM

The National Weather Service is predicting southeastern winds tonight between 15-30 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Wezeman places 7th at district | Tennis

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 2:56PM

Jackson Wezeman placed seventh at the District 1 3A singles tournament Monday, Oct. 27, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek.

Curtin, Davis take top 2 spots in league | Tennis

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 2:56PM

Coupeville's Aaron Curtin and Sebastian Davis finished 1-2 in singles in the Olympic League 1A tennis tournament Monday, Oct. 27, at Chimacum High School.

Not all bad news in Wolves' loss | Soccer

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 2:57PM

Coupeville High School's 4-0 loss in soccer to visiting Klahowya Monday, Oct. 27, included a bad news/good news scenario, according to coach Troy Cowan.

Wildcats, Royals fight to 1-1 tie | Soccer

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 2:57PM

The Oak Harbor High School and Lynnwood soccer teams battled, literally, to a 1-1 tie Monday, Oct. 27, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Seattle Seahawks offer Oak Harbor use of their practice facilities | Football

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 2:58PM

Oak Harbor High School's willingness to forfeit its game with Marysville-Pilchuck caught the attention of the Seattle Seahawks.

Wildcats earn playoff berth with win | Volleyball

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:57PM

Clinching a spot in the district tournament, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team tripped up visiting Mountlake Terrace 3-1 Monday, Oct. 27.

Wolves give Eagles a fight | Volleyball

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:57PM

The Klahowya volleyball team found heavier resistance than it most likely expected at Coupeville Monday, Oct. 27.

Islanders drop road match | U-17 soccer

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 2:52PM

The U-17 Islanders soccer team had its four match winning streak snapped in a 6-0 loss to the Thunder in Puyallup Sunday, Oct. 26.

It’s the end of an era for free bus rides on Whidbey | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

Ms. Martha Rose took weeks of vacation and never deducted them, went to conferences and declared she was there longer than she actually was, misused federal funds, had no performance review for 18 years, gave herself a raise every two years and provided obvious deficient financial reports, and now the board is going to reward her with a $106,000 payoff.

If you like abuse of power, then vote blue | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

After reading John C. Stone’s Oct. 4 letter to the editor of the Whidbey News-Times, I realized there are many who refuse to see the facts.

More security should be a higher priority in initiative | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

Given the awful event in Marysville, I thought it might be interesting to see how Initiative 1351 treats school security and safety.

Births — Whidbey General Hospital

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

RUDY ANTHONY ACOSTA III, 9 pounds, 12 ounces, was born Oct. 3. He is the son of Rudy and Mallary Acosta of Oak Harbor.

Measure makes criminals of law-abiding citizens | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

It is unfortunate that those wanting to address the “gun show loophole” didn’t stay to the task and give us an initiative that dealt with that issue. Instead, we got 18 pages of new regulation aiming to make criminals out of law-abiding citizens and making it difficult to stay on the right side of the law.

Births — Naval Hospital Oak Harbor

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

BAYLEE MAE LOFVENBORG, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, was born Oct. 1. She is the daughter of Michael and Elizabeth Lofvenborg.

Endorsements show Nuñez is qualified | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

I hope voters have noticed that our Island County treasurer, Ana Maria Nuñez, has been endorsed by the Washington state treasurer as well as by fellow county treasurers.

Shooting hits home for local Marysville grad | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

I sit here in my nice, safe Whidbey Island home and try to synthesize the horrid events in my hometown of Marysville.

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