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Surrounded by guns and cameras, Oak Harbor City Council changes course
Feb 06 2013, 12:48 PM
The members of the Oak Harbor City Council were outnumbered and surrounded by men with guns, but they managed to diffuse the situation with parliamentary procedures.
The armed members of the audience ultimately won the day at the Tuesday night meeting as the council members unanimously voted to reverse a ban on guns in city parks. Councilman Rick Almberg created a region-wide controversy by leading the council in a decision not to immediately bring the gun-related city code in compliance with state law, but then dramatically walking out of the last council meeting when his colleagues refused to pass his motion aimed at disarming a member of the audience.
Big game, big crowd, big win for Wildcats | Boys basketball
Feb 07 2013, 11:29 AM
So many story lines…which to choose?
First, the obvious. The Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team opened the 3A District 1 tournament with a 54-49 upset over visiting Shorewood Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Falcons chase Wolves in foulfest | Boys basketball
Feb 08 2013, 9:03 AM
It game was, well, different.
The South Whidbey boys basketball team ousted visiting Coupeville from the district tournament 56-45 Thursday, Feb. 7.
South Whidbey comes back to oust Coupeville | Girls basketball
Feb 08 2013, 9:03 AM
It's never fun to lose, but some loses sting more than others.
Such was the case for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team as it fell 43-36 at South Whidbey Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the consolation bracket of the 1A District 1 tournament.
Just days left to cast Oak Harbor school levy ballots
Feb 08 2013, 2:09 PM
Voters on North Whidbey only have a couple of days to decide whether to approve a tax measure that will give the Oak Harbor School District millions of dollars in taxpayer funds.
The deadline for the levy election is Tuesday. Ballots either have to be postmarked by Feb. 12, or dropped in one of four drop boxes by 8 p.m.
As of Wednesday afternoon, the Island County Auditor’s Office had received 10,733 ballots for levy proposals in the Oak Harbor School District and the South Whidbey School District, said Michele Reagan, deputy Island County auditor.
Coupeville artist honored for festival images
Feb 08 2013, 2:18 PM
Noted Coupeville woodworker Roger Purdue will be praised Sunday for his work for the Penn Cove Water Festival.
Vicky Reyes, president of the Penn Cove Water Festival Association, said Purdue will be honored for his years of volunteer work designing a new image for the festival each year.
The longtime artist will also provide a gift of 15 years worth of logos that will be used to promote the popular festival that celebrates Native American traditions. The Water Festival takes place May 18.
Deacon to be commissioned | Religion Notes
Feb 08 2013, 2:19 PM
Concordia Lutheran Church will host a Service of Certification and Commissioning for its Licensed Deacon, Richard L. Foels, 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10.
Meet with Quakers in Freeland | Religion Notes
Feb 08 2013, 2:20 PM
Whidbey Island Friends Meeting (Quakers) holds their regular meeting for worship 4-5 p.m. every Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist building, located at 20103 Highway 525 two miles north of Freeland.
‘Messiah’ story of Christ prepares the mind for Lent | Faithful Living
Feb 08 2013, 2:21 PM
Next Wednesday Christians around the world will attend Ash Wednesday services, which mark the beginning of the Lenten season. This day always occurs 46 days before Easter. Each year it falls on a different date because it is dependent on the date of Easter. It can occur as early as Feb. 4 and as late as March 10.
‘Students are the music:' OHHS choir director earns Golden Apple Award
Feb 08 2013, 2:23 PM
Darren McCoy stood before a packed house Friday night in Seattle Center’s Intiman Playhouse and held up a book of sheet music. “What is this?” he asked. “Is this music?” He shook his head. “No. It’s ink. Students are the music, right?”