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Viral reunion video reveals family’s ‘Love Bug’

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jun 3, 2014 at 8:12PM

Gary Daugherty doesn’t know how he got so lucky. Not only does he have a loving wife, he also has an adoring dog who goes with him almost everywhere.

Bearded man and 'younger fella' tweaking in cemetery | SCANNER

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 2:00AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department: Wednesday, May 21 At 10:07 a.m., a caller reported that a woman who appeared to be homeless was sitting in front of the post office and crying. The woman said she poisoned her baby by accident. At 11:02 a.m., there was a report that someone put a sign on a Garry oak tree on Midway Boulevard saying in had been spiked. At 8:57 p.m., a woman reported that a large raccoon was in a tree on Northwest Clipper Drive.

Central Whidbey jet noise class action suit takes aim at brokerages

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 4:00AM

A group of Coupeville-area homeowners want to sue local real estate brokerages, claiming they were not properly informed about Navy jet noise. Seattle-based firm Terrell Marshall Daudt & Willie sent letters to residents last week, seeking people who may want to join the class action suit. The firm’s letter said it was retained by “several property owners” whose names are not yet public.

Two Navy men killed in kayaking accident off Whidbey Island

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jun 3, 2014 at 5:15PM

Two active-duty Navy men were killed over the weekend in an apparent kayaking accident, according to the Island County Sheriff's Office. The bodies of the 23-year-old and 25-year-old men were found Sunday on the west side of Whidbey Island, Detective Ed Wallace said. The two men left at about 4 p.m. on Saturday and were supposed to return by 9 p.m. Oak Harbor police were notified they were missing that night.

Emerson replacements to be interviewed

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00AM

Island County commissioners will publicly interview three applicants in June for the District 3 seat left vacant by Kelly Emerson’s sudden resignation last month. The first interviews, to be conducted by commissioners Jill Johnson and Helen Price Johnson, are 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Four Springs House, 585 Lewis Lane, Camano Island. The second and final interviews are 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room in Coupeville.

Etzell earns MVP honors in all-star games | Baseball

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 8:20AM

Coupeville's Ben Etzell earned the Most Valuable Player Award for both games in the regional senior 1A/B all-star baseball double header in Bellingham Monday, June 2.

Oak Harbor's Laiblin, Devroe take 6th in state meet | Track

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 11:04AM

Sixth-place finishes by senior Alexandra Laiblin and junior Dejon Devroe highlighted the Oak Harbor High School effort at the 3A state track meet May 29-31 at Tacoma's Mount Tahoma High School.

Coupeville ends season at state tournament | Softball

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 10:43AM

The surprising late-season run by the Coupeville High School softball team came to an end at the state 1A tournament in Richland Friday, May 30.

Coupeville pair plays in 2nd state tournament in a week | Tennis

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 9:37AM

They had only four days to get ready, but the Coupeville high School doubles team of Aaron Curtin and Ben Etzell still pulled out one win in three matches at the state 1A tennis tournament at West Valley High School in Yakima Friday, May 30.

Coupeville's Stone finishes 2nd in state 400 | Track

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 8:50AM

Putting an exclamation point on a record-breaking year, Coupeville's Makana Stone placed second in the 400 meters at the state 1A track meet at Eastern Washington University in Cheney Saturday, May 31.

Bridge allows for business off island | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 5:00AM

Editor, A week ago I wrote a letter giving suggestions for improving commerce on Pioneer Way. My last suggestion, given tongue in cheek, was to shut down Deception Pass Bridge to vehicle traffic.

COER claims debunked, true motives revealed | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, I write this on Memorial Day. What are the true motives of the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve? They say noise, health and safety … OK, we will come back to this.

Move annual race from a Sunday to Saturday | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

Editor, I am a runner, have been since I was 15. I have run in many states, from Puerto Rico to Hawaii and most of the states.

Sipes’ contract should be extended and increased | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Editor, I don’t even know how to start this letter. I am getting so emotional just thinking about what’s going on in Oak Harbor.

Best of Whidbey gets underway for 2014 | Opinion

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Did you hear the starting pistol? The annual Best of Whidbey is underway.

Thank God everyday for the honor and ability to foster child | Faithful Living

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

When planning our wedding 33 years ago, Matt and I chose a Bible verse found in 1 John as the theme for our wedding ceremony and life together:

Oak Harbor schools recognize standout students

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

Fourteen Oak Harbor High School students were honored recently by the Career and Technical Education program.

PDC clears Jacks of allegations by GOP opposition

  • May 31, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Public Disclosure Commission has cleared Island County commissioner candidate Karla Jacks of violating fundraising requirements.

South Whidbey fire boat adds options for waterfront assistance

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

It’s done, it looks great and the MV Salish Responder is now officially in service.

New ferry celebration June 8 at Clinton terminal

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Washington State Ferries is holding a community celebration for its newest ferry, M/V Tokitae.

District looking to expand band program to 5th grade

  • May 31, 2014 at 5:00AM

Oak Harbor School District is looking to expand music education for students. Starting in the 2014-15 school year, the middle schools hope to be able to offer fifth grade band classes during first period for the elementary students.

Mayor wants new race planner

  • May 31, 2014 at 6:00AM

Mayor Scott Dudley is actively seeking a replacement for Whidbey Island Marathon coordinator Tamra Sipes.

Lawyer: Ruse was used to draw incriminating statements

  • May 31, 2014 at 6:00AM

The lawyer for former Coupeville deputy marshal Hodges Gowdey says a “ruse” was used to get his client to make self-incriminating statements.

4 Coupeville seniors to play in all-star game | Baseball

  • May 31, 2014 at 7:00AM

Four Coupeville High School seniors will compete in the regional all-star baseball doubleheader for A and B classification schools at 5 p.m. Monday, June 2, at Bellingham's Joe Martin Stadium.

Fields places 5th, Leete 6th in state tournament | Golf

  • May 30, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:04PM

Coupeville's Christine Fields and Oak Harbor's Joanna Leete added another chapter to their impressive high school golf careers with top-six finishes in their respective state tournaments Wednesday and Thursday, May 28 and 29.

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