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Island County commissioners tackle recycling at night meeting
Mar 26 2013, 3:22 PM
Island County Board of Commissioners will hold its first regular nighttime meeting next month and one of the first items on the agenda is the repeal of a controversial curbside recycling ordinance.
This week, the board unanimously adopted a code amendment that changes the official start time of the commissioners’ fourth Monday meeting of the month from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Falcons stop Wolves' win streak at 4 | Tennis
Mar 28 2013, 10:03 AM
After blanking visiting Archbishop Murphy 5-0 Tuesday for its fourth consecutive win, the Coupeville High School tennis team ran into trouble Wednesday, losing to visiting South Whidbey 5-0.
Chickens come home to roost in Oak Harbor
Mar 26 2013, 3:08 PM
Oak Harbor resident Shane Hoffmire admits to calling a veterinarian in the middle of the night to perform emergency surgery on a chicken that gobbled down a metal bolt.
While other families dote on dogs or cats, Hoffmire says his family prefers their backyard chickens and he obviously will go to great lengths to care for them.
“These little critters are worth their weight in gold as they can provide your family with healthy organic food and can teach our youth respect and compassion along with so many other of life’s lessons,” Hoffmire told City Council members in an impassioned speech about the fowl.
Oak Harbor teen recognized for good deed
Mar 26 2013, 3:03 PM
A North Whidbey Middle School student who jumped into action last year to help an injured classmate is being called a hero.
Seventh-grader Paige Jackson received a Youth Hero Award last week from the Islands Chapter of the American Red Cross for consoling and comforting a student until emergency responders arrived.
Last December, Jackson was on her way to school when she saw a pickup truck strike a student who was walking in a crosswalk on Whidbey Avenue.
Oak Harbor school program welcomes new kids in town
Mar 27 2013, 3:32 PM
North Whidbey Middle School counselor Jenny Butler invited a dozen students to have lunch with her recently, billed as a chance to meet new friends and talk about what they all have in common.
The first thing they learned: They all know what it’s like to be the new kid in school. Most of the students were mid-year transfers, having been in the new school only a matter of weeks.
Tomahawks take 2 from Oak Harbor | Baseball
Mar 28 2013, 10:58 AM
The first game was close, the second not, as Marysville-Pilchuck High School tripped up the Oak Harbor baseball team twice this week.
Clinton photographer roams island seeking his favorite feathery targets
Mar 27 2013, 3:54 PM
A humbling experience in the woods nearly 50 years ago made Paul Lischeid realize he’d rather hunt with a camera than a rifle.
The turning point in his life came during a hunting trip with his brother-in-law near Cle Elum in the 1960s. Jim Norman had just scared some deer toward Lischeid, who had begun walking up a hill.
Suddenly, five deer charged over the hill. Lischeid froze.
“They ran right by me,” Lischeid said. “I said, ‘I can’t shoot this thing.’ I said, ‘I’d rather shoot them with a camera.’”
Mental lapses hurt Wolves | Softball
Mar 28 2013, 11:50 AM
Mental mistakes proved costly to the Coupeville High School softball team as it lost 8-1 at Granite Falls Wednesday, March 29.
Leete leads way as Wildcats finish 2nd | Girls golf
Mar 28 2013, 11:08 AM
Annie Leete earned medalist honors once again and Oak Harbor placed second in a girls golf match at Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville Wednesday, March 27.
Wildcats get win with another comeback | Softball
Mar 28 2013, 12:51 PM
This time the comeback stuck.
The Oak Harbor High School softball team recorded spirited comebacks in its first two games on its new field, but both times the games slipped away late.