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Hospital’s cesarean rates below average | Letter

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 2:00AM

As the manager of the Whidbey Family Birth Place, I would like to respond to the letter to the editor in this past Wednesday's newspaper about the 2013 cesarean section rate at Whidbey General Hospital.

Navy dragging feet on ‘Adverse Effect’ ruling | Letter

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 2:00AM

It’s now been 15 months since the Navy received an Adverse Effect determination by the state Historic Preservation Officer on the cement bock wall installed at Outlying Field Coupeville.

Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation receives Miranda Lambert grant for second year in a row

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 3:00AM

Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation, or WAIF, is the recipient of a $3,000 grant from country music star Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation.

Island Scanner | Meat man looks through windows

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 3:00AM

At 12:34 a.m., a caller reported that a man was running down Ely Street after a woman, screaming that he was going to kill her.

Sighting in Penn Cove is a reminder of need to protect orca whales | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 3:00AM

The appearance of orcas in Penn Cove this week is a reminder of how much remains to be done to protect the beloved mammals.

Orcas sighted in Penn Cove

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 4:00AM

Three transient orcas were spotted in Penn Cove early Thursday afternoon.

Seattle chorus celebrates women of film at South Whidbey fundraising event

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 5:00AM

Seattle Women's Chorus will sing odes to women of the silver screen during a fundraising event for individuals in crisis.

Tomahawks defeat Oak Harbor | Boys basketball

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 10:47AM

The Marysville-Pilchuck High School boys basketball team used strong starts to both halves to earn a 68-53 win over visiting Oak Harbor Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Wildcats top Tomahawks, Chargers | Swimming

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 12:07PM

Taking down both Marysville high schools, the Oak Harbor swim team added two more checks to their win column Tuesday, Jan. 20, at Marysville-Pilchuck.

1st-place Cowboys run by Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 12:56PM

Chimacum finished a first-round sweep of the three other Olympic League 1A schools by defeating the host Coupeville High School boys basketball team 87-55 Wednesday, Jan. 21.

North Whidbey Soccer sets annual meeting

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 1:10PM

North Whidbey Soccer will hold its annual general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

Coupeville gets little resistance from Chimacum | Girls basketball

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Jan 23, 2015 at 8:27AM

This one was over early. The Coupeville High School girls basketball team sprinted to a 29-3 lead on the way to thumping visiting Chimacum 63-29 Wednesday, Jan. 21.

Oak Harbor pulls away from Pilchuck | Girls basketball

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 2:41PM

Oak Harbor grabbed the lead late in the first quarter and never let go to record its first Wesco win of the season, defeating visiting Marysville-Pilchuck High School 39-31 in girls basketball Wednesday, Jan. 21.

Wildcats fall at Mount Vernon | Swimming

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 8:57AM

The short-handed Oak Harbor High School swim team lost 95-75 at Mount Vernon Thursday, Jan. 22.

'Cats win wild one | Boys basketball

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:32PM

Maybe it was the uniforms. More likely, it was the big plays made at critical times that carried the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team to a 72-69 overtime win against visiting Everett Thursday, Jan. 22.

Panthers finish undefeated | Middle school boys basketball

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 1:11PM

The Oak Harbor Middle School varsity boys eighth-grade basketball team defeated Mount Baker Middle School of Mount Vernon 65-53 Thursday, Jan. 22, to complete the season undefeated.

New laws may mean changes in elections

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 2:00AM

Lawmakers are looking at ways to make the election process cheaper for voters, easier to see who is funding campaigns and harder to run initiatives with financial consequences.

Navy goals are out of sync with region | Letter

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 2:00AM

Central to this growing controversy are the EA-18G jets stationed at NAS Whidbey.

Head Start program celebrating 50 years

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 3:00AM

After 50 years, the Head Start program will be celebrating the important things: the people who have helped make the program a success and, more importantly, the people who have been successful in the program.

Island Scanner | Son picks up hitchhiker, takes him home

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 3:00AM

At 10:21 a.m., a caller reported that “squatters” on Vesper Road were taking a pole barn apart. The barn is “slowly disappearing.”

Proposed law to up legal smoking age to 21 is overreaching | Our Viewpoint

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 4:00AM

It sometimes seems that lawmakers and other public officials create laws just for the sake of creating laws.

Port of Coupeville appointment raises transparency questions

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Jan 26, 2015 at 9:18AM

The appointment of a hand-picked commissioner to the Port of Coupeville last week raised questions about whether the public agency conducts business in an open and transparent manner.

Oak Harbor schools get back to the basics

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jan 27, 2015 at 10:43AM

With the rise of technology in schools, skills like neat cursive handwriting can fall by the wayside.

Deep Sea owner heads to jail, sued for $1.2 million for oil spill in Whidbey waters

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jan 27, 2015 at 10:43AM

The owner of the Deep Sea crab boat that caught fire, sank and spilled oil in Penn Cove is going to jail and is being sued for $1.2 million.

Exhibit takes a look at Whidbey Island’s tribal history

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jan 27, 2015 at 10:41AM

As proud as Rick Castellano has been of the history on display at the Island County Historical Museum, he’s always felt it was lacking a significant piece of Whidbey Island’s story.

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