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Port commissioners should repay funds | Letter
Apr 30 2013, 5:12 PM
Port of Coupeville Commissioners Marshall Bronson and Benye Weber should repay the public funds that were spent and wasted as a result of the false statements they made at the port’s Feb. 13 public meeting.
New bill takes aim at derelict marine vessels
May 07 2013, 8:27 AM
Environmental disasters such as the 2012 sinking of the F/V Deep Sea in Penn Cove may soon be a little more avoidable.
The state Legislature approved a bill last week that preserves funding for the state’s derelict vessel program and sharpens the effectiveness of existing laws.
Blankenship is a loss to board of commissioners | Letter
Apr 30 2013, 5:13 PM
I was so sorry to see the resignation of Laura Blankenship from the Port of Coupeville. For there to be a subtle insinuation of negative motives shows only that you don’t really know Laura.
Guest editorial falls flat on proving cited facts | Letter
Apr 30 2013, 5:14 PM
Exposing ironies indeed. Todd Meyers wrote a guest editorial on April 17 that I found quite bizarre.
Initially I thought it was just another laissez-faire, free market, invisible hand, Koch Brothers funded effort worshipping at the feet of Adam Smith.
Paper delivery carriers are vital to process | Letter
Apr 30 2013, 5:15 PM
I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about people who you, as readers, rarely see or even come in contact with. But they are every bit as important to the production of this newspaper as anyone.
Those are your newspaper delivery people. Often, they are a blur in the night. Delivering your paper while you sleep. Delivering in all kinds of weather and the occasional deer crossing the road.
Whidbey to get double the P-8As, congressman announces
May 07 2013, 7:18 AM
The Navy this week said it plans to more than double the number of P-8A Poseidons destined for Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.
Instead of the planned 24 planes, the Navy will station 49 of the sub-hunting jets at the NAS Whidbey, said U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, a Second District Democrat.
Oak Harbor superintendent search starts with workshop
May 03 2013, 4:27 PM
The first search in two decades for a new superintendent of the Oak Harbor School District will start with a workshop Monday night led by an outside facilitator.
Jerry Jenkins, superintendent of Northwest Educational Service District 189, will lead a discussion with school board members on how to proceed to replace Rick Schulte, who is stepping down on June 30 to take the superintendent role in the Richland School District.
Judge rules Lambert is competent to stand trial
Apr 30 2013, 5:20 PM
A judge ruled Friday that an accused double-murderer is competent to stand trial, but it’s up to a jury to decide if he was legally insane when he allegedly stabbed his grandfathers to death in 2011.
Joshua Lambert, 31, of Oak Harbor, is acting as his attorney and has had some unusual legal strategies, which will likely result in an unusual trial in July.
Drama returns to Oak Harbor High School
May 04 2013, 12:21 PM
They started arriving more than three hours early to get prepped with makeup, costumes and wireless microphones.
What was barely imaginable in recent years was about to be realized for some eager Oak Harbor High School students, with a mere matter of hours now being the only obstacle.
Bailey sponsoring a bill that would take society backwards | Sound off
May 07 2013, 8:30 AM
Last November, Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, was elected to Washington Senate District 10, representing all of Island and parts of Snohomish and Skagit counties.
She carried a hair under 53 percent of the vote while ousting long-time Democratic Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen.