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Oak Harbor power struggle continues with council, mayor
Nov 14 2012, 1:58 PM
It took an hour of meandering arguments, but the Oak Harbor City Council came to an unanimous decision on the latest in a series of maneuvers that erode Mayor Scott Dudley’s authority.
At the meeting last Wednesday, the council members approved a motion that directs staff members to prepare an amendment to the city’s employee policy manual to limit the mayor’s ability to appoint interim employees in administrative or department-head positions, such as the city administrator, fire chief and police chief.
Oak Harbor man jailed after allegedly hitting cop
Nov 13 2012, 2:19 PM
A 38-year-old Oak Harbor man is accused of assaulting a deputy during a roadside fight in North Whidbey, according to court documents.
Prosecutors charged Jeremy R. Suttles in Island County Superior Court Oct. 12 with assault in the third degree, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Oak Harbor man sentenced for punching sister
Nov 13 2012, 2:20 PM
An 18-year-old Oak Harbor man, who punched his sister in the face and knocked out her tooth, was sent to jail.
Michael A. Steen pleaded guilty in Island County Superior Court Oct. 29 to third-degree assault, a domestic-violence crime.
The judge agreed with the plea-bargained sentencing recommendation and sent him to jail for four months.
Navy critics shanghai Coupeville economic meeting
Nov 13 2012, 2:31 PM
A meeting sorting out how the local economy is affected by the military turned into a meeting where critics questioned the Navy’s benefit to Whidbey Island.
The meeting, held as a fact-finding event for the Washington Military Alliance and facilitated by the Economic Development Council last week, was attended by several critics who questioned whether there was any economic benefit to the island.
Woman sues Whidbey General Hospital after alleged fondling in 2009
Nov 13 2012, 2:36 PM
An Oak Harbor woman is suing Whidbey General Hospital after she says a massage therapist touched her inappropriately in 2009.
Kathleen Konopik filed a complaint for damages against the hospital Oct. 26 in Island County Superior Court.
She is seeking unspecified damages.
Citizens invited to Community Harvest in Oak Harbor
Nov 13 2012, 2:40 PM
Hundreds of volunteers are needed to ensure thousands of people enjoy a Thanksgiving feast next week.
The North Whidbey Community Harvest celebration, in which everybody is invited, takes place Thanksgiving day, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 22 at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge.
Jack Stiltz, one of the organizers for the Community Harvest, said 170 turkeys and 500 to 600 pounds of ham are needed to serve the crowd of people who show up Thanksgiving day.
Registration opens at Skagit Valley College
Nov 13 2012, 2:42 PM
Registration is going on now for winter quarter for returning students at Skagit Valley College. Winter quarter begins Monday, Jan. 7 at all SVC locations: Mount Vernon campus, Whidbey Island campus in Oak Harbor, South Whidbey Center in Clinton, San Juan Center in Friday Harbor, as well as online.
Registration for new students begins Monday, Nov. 19. In preparation, the SVC Admissions Office encourages all new students to apply now and begin the admissions process. A free orientation session will be held Jan. 4 at which students can meet faculty and staff and learn helpful strategies for a successful first quarter.
Whidbey Playhouse calleth for actors
Nov 13 2012, 2:44 PM
The Whidbey Playhouse announces auditions for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare, directed by Stephen James Anderson.
Auditions will be by appointment only Saturday, Dec. 8 and Sunday, Dec. 9 in 10-minute time slots starting at 10 a.m.
Callbacks will follow on Monday, Dec. 10.
France honors Whidbey veteran with highest award
Nov 15 2012, 11:25 AM
He didn’t really know it, but Roy McWilliams had been waiting for this moment nearly all of his life.
In a special ceremony Saturday morning at the Oak Harbor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7392 on Goldie Road, McWilliams received the French Legion of Honor medal — the French government’s highest recognition.
Make a transition with Skagit Valley College | Art and About
Nov 13 2012, 2:51 PM
Skagit Valley College is accepting applications for its LIFE TRANSITIONS program. The program helps individuals looking at making career changes and increasing self-esteem.