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Move if you don’t like sound of freedom | Letters
Dec 21 2012, 3:08 PM
I read with much frustration the article concerning the petition to close the OLF south of Coupeville.
Home for the holidays: Single mom and son reunited for holiday season
Dec 22 2012, 6:46 PM
A third-grade student at Broadview Elementary School in Oak Harbor got an early present from Santa Thursday morning.
When Nathan Dixon, 9, brought the attendance sheet into the office for his teacher, he had no idea his mom, Navy Logistics Specialist 1st Class Pilar Arteaga, would be there to surprise him.
“Mommy!” he cried as she crept up behind him, drawing him into a close embrace and rocking him back and forth.
Reconnecting with others, Jesus to seek insight during troubling times | Faithful Living
Dec 21 2012, 3:11 PM
Each week my husband and I meet with a group of friends with whom we also attend worship services on Sunday. We meet in each others’ homes. We socialize and snack. We study the Bible, discuss social issues and pray together. We have become a close-knit, loving group of friends who celebrate our joys and draw near one another when we’re hurting.
Dear Santa: Students’ letters seek to make the world a better place
Dec 21 2012, 3:13 PM
When most 8-year-olds write letters to Santa, Jolly Old Saint Nick probably expects to see a number of requests for video games, bicycles, dolls or a new puppy. But from second-grade and kindergarten classes at Olympic View Elementary, Santa will receive a pleasant surprise — and so will the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Suspected killer swaps confession for cup of coffee and cash
Dec 21 2012, 3:14 PM
Suspected double-murderer Joshua Lambert led detectives to a hidden shotgun for $50 and offered to write a confession for another $50 and a cup of coffee.
Those details are included in a Motion in Support of Admission of Defendant’s Statements that Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks filed in Superior Court last week.
Connecticut shooting prompts school security reviews
Dec 21 2012, 3:15 PM
In the wake of the Dec. 14 shooting in Connecticut where 20 students and six adults were killed, Oak Harbor school officials are busy reviewing security policies and informing parents about safety around the district.
During a special Oak Harbor School Board meeting Tuesday, State Rep. Norma Smith asked staff and school board members about how the district reacted to the tragedy.
“It has made an emotional impact on our staff and our parents and kids too,” Schulte said during the meeting.
Oak Harbor seniors make merry
Dec 21 2012, 3:15 PM
The weather outside was a little frightful, but the mood was festive inside the Oak Harbor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7392 Wednesday.
Dog dumper caught, plans on euthanizing pets
Dec 21 2012, 3:16 PM
Island County’s animal control officer tracked down a man who abandoned two aggressive dogs that attacked hikers last week at Fort Ebey State Park on Whidbey.
Carol Barnes finally was able to catch the dogs last Saturday after a full-scale dog hunt in the West Beach neighborhood.
Barnes was joined by park rangers, deputies, the sheriff and a specialist from the USDA Wildlife Services in the search.
Island County hires Kitsap prosecutor to address guild claims
Dec 21 2012, 3:19 PM
To save a few dollars and avoid any possible conflicts of interest, Island County will hire the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office to address two recent lawsuits brought on by sheriff’s deputies.
The board of commissioners agreed at a weekly work session Wednesday to hire the office at a contracted rate of $120 per hour. The decision was made at the request of Prosecutor Greg Banks.
Holiday schedule set at Whidbey Presbyterian | Religion Notes
Dec 21 2012, 3:21 PM
Whidbey Presbyterian Church in Oak Harbor will hold two Christmas Eve services on Monday, Dec. 24.
There will be a family service at 5:30 p.m. which will enable children to participate as the Christmas story is retold. At 9 p.m., there will be a traditional service with the choir, the Tradewinds ensemble, Pastor Dave Templin and the congregation celebrating together.