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European bistro meets Whidbey ingredients at new restaurant
Nov 13 2012, 3:32 PM
A new restaurant in downtown Oak Harbor is hoping to tickle the taste buds of area residents.
Cameron’s Cafe, located in Harborside Village on Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor, opened its doors in late September and offers casual dining and affordable prices.
Oak Harbor High School choir director earns Golden Apple Award
Nov 13 2012, 3:48 PM
The Oak Harbor High School choir director sang his way to success with a strong program and for his work, received a prestigious award.
Honoring all who served: Oak Harbor community comes together to honor veterans from today and yesterday
Nov 13 2012, 3:49 PM
The community joined in celebration, remembrance and gratitude to honor veterans from every era at the eighth annual Oak Harbor Community Veterans Day Program Saturday.
Making learning addictive: Oak Harbor students receive fun intro to high school
Nov 13 2012, 3:59 PM
Oak Harbor High School took on a festive air Thursday as students in elementary and middle schools and their families were treated to an evening of science demonstrations, live music, carnival games and art.
Staff estimates Oak Harbor mayor spent $470K in firings
Nov 18 2012, 6:01 AM
The actual cost of Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley’s decision to fire a series of people in administrative positions is still a matter of dispute.
Finance Director Doug Merriman gave a presentation about the costs to the city council last week, at the request of council members. He put the cost of firing the city administrator, fire chief, police chief and two city attorneys at $471,049, which included severance packages, interim employees’ salaries and recruiting efforts.
North Whidbey pool board stands by director
Nov 16 2012, 3:00 PM
Despite pleas from a group residents, the North Whidbey Park and Recreation Commission is standing by its executive director.
In a marathon meeting that lasted nearly five hours Thursday night, commissioner Scott Vogt said the complaints brought against executive director Bill Walker weren’t enough to warrant removing him from his position.
Navy looking to bring more Poseidons to Whidbey
Nov 16 2012, 3:05 PM
Not only is the Poseidon coming to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, there could be even more of the aircraft stationed here than originally planned.
The Navy is preparing a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to address potential environmental impacts of new home-basing alternatives for the P-8A.
The Navy will study three alternatives to its 2008 Record of Decision, all of which would result in basing more P-8As at NAS Whidbey.
Council motion requires political signs in Oak Harbor gone by Nov. 20
Nov 18 2012, 6:02 AM
Politicians have until Nov. 20 to remove their signs from roadsides in Oak Harbor.
Last Wednesday, the city council unanimously, with a member absent, approved an amendment to the city’s code regarding temporary signs in order to correct a First Amendment problem.
The amendment makes a distinction between political and campaign signs, the latter of which can have more restrictions.
Oak Harbor School Board discusses athletics, activities’ place in levy
Nov 16 2012, 3:15 PM
The Oak Harbor School District board devoted Tuesday’s meeting to a workshop discussing athletics and activities and their role in the upcoming levy.
The board is asking the community to pass a $7.35 million levy in February. Money within the levy would support athletics and activities.
Emerson cites a pretentious snob | Letters
Nov 16 2012, 3:16 PM
The name droppers are at it again. It’s an ancient art of deception akin to that of profane swearing.
I find it amusing that anyone would want to cloak themselves in the memory of William F. Buckley as Commissioner Emerson did in the Sound Off column. Ever notice how people can be resurrected to suit anyone’s idea of sainthood if enough time has elapsed for the public to forget the truth? Actor Ronald Reagan is one that gets remade by those who forgot how he started out as a union president but changed for a higher paying script. He campaigned on a platform of lowering taxes, but only did it for his rich buddies while quietly shifting the tax load onto the working class by raising the California sales tax (then the state’s biggest income source) a whopping 50 percent. He, too, cited William F. Buckley as his wizard-in-chief while castigating those who complained about the double-cross by declaring on his weekly radio broadcast that “taxes should hurt” (as reported by our local newspaper).