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Central/South Whidbey snares state berth | 9/10 softball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 3, 2014 at 8:59AM

The Central/South Whidbey Little League 9/10 softball team is heading to state.

North Whidbey reaches title game; CWLL wins | 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 3, 2014 at 8:59AM

The North and Central Whidbey 9/10 baseball teams both won close games Tuesday, July1, to advance in the District 11 tournament in Sedro-Woolley.

North, Central Whidbey to square off | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:36PM

The North Whidbey 11/12 Little League baseball team picked up its second win in the District 11 tournament in Langley Tuesday, July 1, defeating Sedro-Woolley 6-3 and collecting a little revenge along the way.

Whidbey wins again | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:33PM

Overcoming an extra-inning loss in the first round, the Whidbey Island Junior (13/14) baseball team bounced back with a 13-0 drubbing of Anacortes Tuesday, July 1, in the District 11 tournament in Anacortes.

Anglers cast lines as salmon season starts

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 9:35AM

Rick Cruz didn’t come into the first day of salmon season with high expectations. “All I want is a bump, to feel the darn thing again,” Cruz said.

Art & About

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

Landscapes in pastels by artist JUDY SJERVEN are on display at Oak Harbor Library in June. The library is located at 1000 SE Regatta Drive. For more information, call 360-675-5115.

Eagle abundance on display | When farmers cut their fields on Whidbey, bald eagles put on show

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 5:00AM

When grass fields were cut near Michael Crump’s house in Oak Harbor in early June, he got a bird’s- eye view of a spectacular nature show.

Soroptimists install officers

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

The Soroptimist Club of Oak Harbor recently installed its new officers.

Church Notes

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

St. Hubert Catholic Church is holding VACATION BIBLE SCHOOl: The Garden of Eden Monday, July 7 through Wednesday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. For children Pre-K through 6th grade. To register, call Rachel at 360-221-7744.

Independence means curbing dependence

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

While much of today’s news deals with America’s decline, there is hope we can stimulate our economy, create manufacturing jobs and pay down our national debt by increasing our manufacturing and energy production.

COER member actions have a ripple effect | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, In her June 14 letter titled, “Attributed quotes about defaced bills misleading,” Becky Spraitzar endeavored to clear the record by alleging that she was misquoted by a reporter and demanded therein that the alleged misquotation be corrected. She stated, “It is important that quotes published be accurate.”

Thanks to those who helped with gardens | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, From 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m., on Saturday, June 21, 27 generous people converged on the gardens in front of the Island County Museum.

Climate problem is solvable with change | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, I’ve just returned from the other Washington, where I was pleased to meet with our congressman, Rick Larsen.

Why hasn’t the county joined computer age? | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, I have pondered this for some time now: Why isn’t Island County in the computer age? What is he talking about, you ask?

Please be respectful with your fireworks | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, Every year, animals and people have a hard time with the extremely frightening noise of the fireworks.

Lawmakers right to seek Ferries shakeup | Our Viewpoint

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

Hindsight is 20/20. But when $144 million in taxpayer money is spent to design and build a new state ferry, you expect a whole lot of foresight.

Island County Transportation meetings to be held in July

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:00AM

Island County’s Transportation Element Update project team will visit locations around the county for a second time to update interested citizens on projects and gather input on early draft proposed goals, policies and future transportation conditions.

Island County seeking representative for Law and Justice Council

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Board of Island County Commissioners is seeking a citizen member representative from County Commissioner District No. 3 to serve on the Law and Justice Council for a term that expires on Feb. 28, 2015.

Island County may help fund weed war

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 5:00AM

Island County commissioners will consider this week contributing money to efforts that combat a growing noxious weed problem.

Bell's Farm strawberry season short and sweet

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

When strawberries are in season on Whidbey Island, Colleen VanDyke knows that her phone will start ringing between 7 and 7:30 each morning.

Zorba's gets new owners

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 5:00AM

Taking over Zorba’s Restaurant was kind of like coming home for Kevin Olson.

Food drive to decide donkey’s department affiliation

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

As part of the North Whidbey Help House’s Christmas in July, the Oak Harbor police and fire departments are holding a competitive food drive.

South Whidbey port looks at taking over fair property management

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

Boat launches, marinas and leasing land for a cell tower, but the Island County Fairgrounds? In a surprise move last week, Port of South Whidbey commissioners voted unanimously to consider taking over management of the Langley property, a job currently performed by the Island County Fair Association.

Island County sheriff: Learn the rules before lighting fireworks

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

When celebrating this Fourth of July remember that shooting off fireworks isn’t a free-for-all. Whether you live in the county or within town or city limits, each jurisdiction has its own set of rules.

Oak Harbor’s annual fantastic Fourth filled with fun

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Independence Day is a time of nationwide celebration, and Whidbey Island is no exception. Oak Harbor has held its Fourth of July parade for decades, and it’s always been a popular event.

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