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Island Scanner | Wife cussing; panhandlers arguing

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Reason for running to bring back leadership | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

There are two statements attributed to me in your recent article that are incorrect.

McDowell should have checked Jacks’ website | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

I was sorry to see the letter to the editor Saturday from former hard-working County Commissioner Mac McDowell.

Whidbey News-Times suggestions for Nov. 4 election | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

The following are Whidbey News-Times recommendations for Nov. 4 general election. The decisions were based on editorial board interviews and coverage of local candidate forums:

Monsters to mash on Midway Saturday

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

A mob of zombies is expected to swarm Midway Boulevard this weekend.

Retired deputy says ‘no’ to I-594 | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

There have been several letters regarding Initiative 594 already published, but none addressed my principal concerns.

Hannold not ready for county seat | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

After reviewing commissioner candidate Rick Hannold’s campaign website, I came to the conclusion that he is not ready to assume that position.

Hannold offers ‘fiscal sobriety’ | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am voting for Rick Hannold for Island County Commissioner, District 3, in November.

$77 million Island County budget approved

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

Despite lingering concerns about overspending, Island County commissioners adopted a 2015 budget Monday.

Smith seeking another term in Washington state legislature

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

State Rep. Norma Smith does not like to be given bad information. When she was told that design flaws on working state ferries were not a issue, she was frustrated that the opposite was true.

Campaign support was appreciated | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

I want to say thank you to all of those who supported me through my campaign, volunteering and giving up your free time, putting up signs, making donations and walking in the parade with me.

Lions collect items for local food bank | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the North Whidbey Lions Club collected peanut butter and jelly for our local Help House.

Car accident takes out patriotic statues at Oak Harbor restaurant

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 4:56PM

The way Frank Pulu sees it, the statues that have stood in front of his restaurant in Oak Harbor for years represent more than a tribute to veterans of military service.

Should every gun sale be checked? | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

The gun sale background-check initiative will inconvenience law-abiding gun owners. Getting shot by someone who clearly should not own a gun is inconvenient.

Oak Harbor's Sea Mar collecting clothing, blankets for people in need

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

Oak Harbor’s Sea Mar Behavioral Health Center’s first blanket and clothing drive comes right before the center’s one-year anniversary.

It's raining trout at Cranberry Lake

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 5:00AM

As David Whitmer carefully maneuvered a heavy tanker truck along a lakeside road, a fisherman lifted a single digit to greet him.

Horn signs with Idaho State

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 7:48AM

Oak Harbor High School senior Jonalynn Horn signed a letter of intent Thursday, Nov. 13, to run for Idaho State University next year.

Island County commissioners award lodging tax funds to chambers, marathon

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 8:44AM

Whidbey’s chambers of commerce top the list of recipients for Island County’s $220,000 allotment of lodging tax funds for 2015.

Man facing prison time for burglary on North Whidbey

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 8:45AM

A man who attacked and choked a woman after she gave him a ride to Whidbey Island is likely headed to prison.

Port of South Whidbey to manage county fairgrounds

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 8:45AM

If the money comes through, the Port of South Whidbey is getting into the fairground management business.

Finalists named for Island Transit director position

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 9:14AM

A subcommittee of Island Transit board members identified three finalist for the position of interim executive director. A public reception will be held in the front lobby area of the Island Transit building from 5-6 p.m., near Coupeville on Friday, Nov. 14. Members of the public and employees who are not on shift can meet each candidate, ask questions and provide comments.

Coupeville coach steps down | Football

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 3:00PM

Though Coupeville High School football coach Tony Maggio resigned last week after three years directing the program, he won’t disappear from the Central Whidbey athletic scene.

Oak Harbor's Greenhouse Florist hosts open house Saturday to celebrate 60th anniversary

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 3:22PM

As two sisters arranged flowers behind the counter of the Greenhouse Florist and Nursery on a recent morning, they reflected on more carefree days when they used to crawl around the floor as kids and hide inside boxes.

Coupeville Hub for Seniors schedule

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

All activities begin at 1 p.m. at the Coupeville United Methodist Church on Main Street. Lunch is served every Wednesday at noon. For more information, contact Glenda Cantrell at or 360-720-2955.

Oak Harbor Senior Center schedule

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

SATURDAY, Nov. 15 Pingpong, Pool, Pinochle

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