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Farmers, environmentalists not pleased with fish and wildlife regulations

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

As the county struggles to find a balance between protecting the environment and farmers’ rights to maintain their land, neither camp appears happy with the latest regulatory update.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville football

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 2:29PM

It’s a recipe for success. The Coupeville High School football team is coming off its best season in eight years, returns key players in key positions and has a favorable schedule.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor football

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 7:00AM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 2:29PM

The Oak Harbor High School football team is in a rut. The Wildcats finished second three consecutive years, and each season followed a similar path. Oak Harbor went undefeated in league play until the final conference game, faced another undefeated team and lost the contest and the crown. Also, in each of those years, the Wildcats lost in the opening round of the playoffs.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor cross country

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 7:00PM

When building a cross country team, its nice to start with two of the best runners in the state.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor swimming

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 6:00PM

Coaching changes seem to have little negative effect on the Oak Harbor High School girls swim team. Regardless of the turnover, the group keeps churning out wins year-after-year.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville cheer

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Coupeville High School cheer team is a family affair, both literally and figuratively.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor tennis

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 3:00PM

Two three-year lettermen will give the Oak Harbor High School boys tennis team a veteran presence and help the Wildcats fill-out their singles lineup this fall.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor soccer

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:21PM

A large senior class and a group of talented newcomers should help the Oak Harbor High School girls soccer team move up the Western Conference standings this fall.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville volleyball

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 11:45AM

Although the Coupeville High School volleyball team lost six regulars to graduation, it returns much of its firepower from last season.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor cheer

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Oak Harbor High School cheer program is considered one of the best in Washington, and first-year coach Kimberly Cherry will attempt to continue that success.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville tennis

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 4:00PM

For Coupeville High School tennis coach Ken Stange, the outlook for his club this fall is a mystery.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor volleyball

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 1:00PM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team hopes this year starts like last year ended.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville soccer

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

“What’s not to like?” The reasons for Coupeville High School girls soccer coach Troy Cowan’s optimistic comment about the upcoming season are plenty.

Oak Harbor Marina at top of city priority list

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:49PM

Redevelopment of the Oak Harbor Marina is once again the top priority among a list of capital facilities projects on the city’s wish list.

Researchers on Whidbey find no tsunamis — just one big earthquake

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

In their search for tsunami evidence at two Whidbey Island locations, researchers said they’ve come up empty.

Seahawks fans prepare for opener with rally

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

When Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was first drafted into the NFL, many people, including respected sports analysts, said he was too small to play pro football.

Signal project to improve traffic on Highway 20

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

A state Department of Transportation project should improve traffic flow on State Highway 20 in Oak Harbor.

Military Appreciation Picnic to be held Saturday

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:47PM

The annual community and military appreciation picnic will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Windjammer Park in Oak Harbor.

Weekend ride may cause Whidbey traffic congestion

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 3:42PM

Drivers should prepare for lots of bicyclists on the roads of Island, Skagit and Whatcom counties this weekend as the Bike MS Deception Pass Classic is Sept. 6-7, the state Department of Transportation announced Thursday.

Oak Harbor Music Festival attendance hits 15,000 - Slideshow

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 11:19AM

A festival that started just three years ago filled downtown Oak Harbor with thousands of dancing feet during Labor Day weekend.

Sailors from groundbreaking mission reunite after 25 years

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 11:18AM

Twenty-five years ago, 40 Soviet and 40 American citizens sailed from New York to Russia and back on a mission of peace and environmentalism.

Oak Harbor burglary suspect accused of witness tampering

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 11:17AM

An Oak Harbor woman is facing a possible prison sentence for allegedly offering $1,000 to a family she burglarized in exchange for them dropping charges against her, court documents state.

Former Independent associate publisher dies

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 10:42AM

Former associate publisher Lorraine May passed away on Aug. 31 in her home in Bremerton.

Citizens of Ebey's Reserve asks for temporary halt to practices at Outlying Field

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 10:57AM

Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve are asking the Navy to delay touch and go operations at Outlying Field Coupeville until the completion of the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement.

All-female version of 'The Odd Couple' offers entertaining twist on two very familiar characters

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 5:00AM

The highs and lows of playing a character who rides an emotional rollercoaster can be taxing to an actor.

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