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Popular gift-giving program now called ‘Whidbey’s Hope’

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 4:00AM

With the Soroptimist of Oak Harbor decision to drop the Tree of Hope, current and former members of the club plan to continue the gift-giving program themselves.

Whidbey Avenue crosswalk project takes step forward

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 5:00AM

Oak Harbor City Council decided to take a step forward last week in installing an unusual and somewhat controversial mid-block crosswalk.

Oak Harbor mayor is taking case for Island Transit changes to other elected officials

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 5:00AM

Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley is taking his criticism of the board of Island Transit to other elected officials across the island, though his message may not be well received.

Efforts to recover rare species found on Whidbey resume

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 5:00AM

Off to the side of Engle Road in Coupeville, about a mile from the Camp Casey Conference Center, is a long, narrow stretch of land that overlooks Admiralty Inlet.

Navy addresses concerns about ‘war games’ involved in Whidbey Growler training

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 5:00AM

The Navy is trying to mitigate concerns of some Puget Sound residents about so-called “war games” to occur in the Western Olympics.

Whidbey Wedding Tour not just about matrimony

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 5:00AM

This year’s Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour is not just for the blushing bride.

Oak Harbor dances by Arlington in Homecoming Game | Football

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Oct 7, 2014 at 12:52PM

Oak Harbor High School did more than play football Friday night; it did the Hokey Pokey.

Klahowya stuns Wolves | Football

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:45PM

Most didn't see this coming. The Coupeville High School football team lost 49-6 to Klahowya Friday, Oct. 3, in Silverdale.

October 2014 calendar

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 3:00AM updated at 4:48PM

The following are harvest and Halloween-themed offerings on Whidbey Island this month:

Oak Harbor accepts Seahawks' invitation | Football

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Oct 30, 2014 at 7:48AM

The Oak Harbor High School football team accepted the Seattle Seahawks' invitation to practice at the professional team's facilities in Renton.

Islanders win with another shutout | U-17 soccer

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 8:12AM

The U-17 Islanders won their second straight shutout, beating the South Whidbey Reign 3-0 Sunday, Oct. 5, at Fort Nugent Park.

Wolves, PT meet to decide 2nd place | Soccer

  • Today at 8:38AM

The Coupeville High School soccer team will be seeking more than revenge when it hosts Port Townsend at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the regular season finale.

Wildcats glide by Stanwood | Swimming

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:51PM

Winning 10 of 12 events, including grabbing the top two spots in six, the Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team swamped Stanwood 120-56 Monday, Oct. 6, at John Vanderzicht Pool.

Coupeville faces must-win match | Volleyball

  • Today at 9:06AM

If the Coupeville High School volleyball team wants to continue its season into the playoffs, it will need to defeat visiting Port Townsend at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the last regular season match of the season.

M-P surprises Oak Harbor with visit, trophy | Football

  • Today at 8:14AM

Marysville-Pilchuck returned the favor. The Tomahawk football team made a surprise visit to Oak Harbor High School's practice Wednesday, presenting the Wildcats with the Wesco 3A North championship trophy and a pizza dinner.

Langley Mayor Kwarsick faces criminal charge | UPDATE

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Dec 17, 2012 at 1:49PM

The mayor of Langley has been charged with a crime that may spell the end of his career in politics.

Suspect in Oak Harbor shooting death appears in court, motive still unclear

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:09AM

Christopher Malaga showed no emotion as he sat in court today. He remained stone-faced as a woman wailed in sorrow from the galley crowded with members of his alleged victim's family. The 23-year-old is accused of shooting and killing Adam Garcia, a man who apparently was his friend before a falling out.

Elected officials make budget demands

  • Nov 6, 2009 at 3:00PM updated Nov 9, 2009 at 9:59AM

Six elected Island County officials signed onto a stinging open letter to the county commissioners, demanding that they take certain steps before making cuts in their departments to plug the $1.2 million shortfall in the 2010 general fund budget.

Island County sheriff warns that budget cuts will hurt patrols

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 1:00PM updated Nov 23, 2009 at 9:54AM

Island County Sheriff Mark Brown is warning that a proposed 4.5 percent cut in the budgets for the county's law and justice programs may mean a reduction in police patrols.

UPDATE | Coast Guard calls off search for body

  • Nov 19, 2009 at 2:35PM

The Coast Guard has called off the search to find a body that was reported in the waters off South Whidbey.

Island County cops protest possible layoffs

  • Dec 28, 2009 at 12:00PM updated at 2:24PM

Protesters unhappy with a decision that could lead to the layoff of two Island County Sheriff’s deputies hit the picket line early Monday morning. The protest, including deputies and their supporters, closed off Sixth Street in Coupeville and ended peacefully, despite flaring tempers.

Island County Sheriff's deputy loses position to budget cuts

  • Dec 31, 2009 at 9:23AM

The lengthy, contentious and very public process of balancing the budget — which included a sign-waving protest and late-night negotiations with unions — came to an end Tuesday as Island County commissioners adopted the final document.

UPDATE: Man robs Freeland Bank

  • Jan 14, 2010 at 7:00PM updated Jan 15, 2010 at 2:56PM

Deputies are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Freeland Thursday at about 5:45 p.m. Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said the masked man walked into the Chase Bank on N. Main Street and demanded money, implying that he was armed with a gun. A teller placed an undisclosed amount of cash into a small blue bag that the robber brought with him.

Boeing to test 737 AEW&C at OLF Coupeville Friday

  • Jan 20, 2010 at 12:00PM updated Jan 21, 2010 at 8:12AM

Boeing will conduct test flights of a Boeing 737 AEW&C (Airborne Early Warning and Control) at Outlying Field, located south of Coupeville just outside the border of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.

UPDATE: Coupeville drugstore robbery suspect nabbed in Oregon

  • Jan 20, 2010 at 3:00PM updated Jan 22, 2010 at 2:04PM

A man suspected in the Jan. 4 armed robbery of Linds Pharmacy and Drug in Coupeville was caught after committing a similar crime in Oregon, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office. George Skurtu, a 22-year-old Bremerton resident, and his alleged accomplice were stopped by police Jan. 7 after a robbery at the Pill Box Pharmacy in Dallas, Ore.

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