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Joseph Whidbey State Park dropped from list for possible development

  • May 21, 2016 at 6:00AM

Supporters of Joseph Whidbey State Park upset with the idea of private development in their park can breathe a sigh of relief.

Hit-and-run driver strikes boy on bike

  • May 21, 2016 at 4:00AM

He was waiting to cross at the intersection of Heller Road and Crosby at around 5:30 p.m. He got the walk light, mounted his bike and pedaled across. An Oak Harbor man driving a red truck hit the boy, sending him bouncing off the hood. His head hit the pavement.

Child porn probe leads to Oak Harbor man

  • May 21, 2016 at 4:00AM

A child pornography investigation by a special agent with the Department of Homeland Security led to an Oak Harbor man, according to the agent’s report.

Church Notes

  • May 21, 2016 at 4:00AM

Here's what's happening at Whidbey Island churches and places of worship.

Jet noise led driver to nearly hit woman | Letter

  • May 21, 2016 at 3:00AM

This week I came close to backing over a woman outside Red Apple market in Coupeville.

Let’s combine them all into one entity | Letter

  • May 21, 2016 at 3:00AM

I propose we use the KISS — Keep It Simple Stupid — method of organization and combine all of these various groups under one heading: CAVE … Citizens Against Virtually Everything.

Declaration written to include women | Letter

  • May 21, 2016 at 3:00AM

Clearly our nation’s Declaration of Independence signers were not bigoted as you suggest. If one reads the whole declaration, it is clear that it addresses national issues which of course include individuals of all ages and sexes.

Health officer does disservice to county | Letter

  • May 21, 2016 at 3:00AM

During the May 17 county Board of Health meeting, the county health officer, when asked by Commissioner Jill Johnson to provide statistical evidence of Growler-induced health claims — the same claims rejected in federal court last year — made this amazing statement at the 1:21 mark.

First Sundberg series was a huge success | Letter

  • May 21, 2016 at 3:00AM

The inaugural Trudy Sundberg Lecture Series, featuring Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winner Hedrick Smith, was a huge success.

County health board honors 2016 ‘heroes’

  • May 21, 2016 at 3:00AM

Island County’s board of health and its community health advisory board on Wednesday, May 18 presented awards to 12 groups or individuals who they said “directly or indirectly impacted community health” in 2016.

Art & About

  • May 21, 2016 at 4:00AM

Here's what's happening in the Whidbey art scene.

Oak Harbor teen’s art earns Governor's Choice Award

  • May 21, 2016 at 6:00AM

Alana Acosta headed to Olympia this week to accept the Governor’s Choice Award for her piece “Depixed.”

Oak Harbor boys 7th, girls 11th after opening day of district | Track

  • May 19, 2016 at 10:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 1:18PM

The Oak Harbor High School boys track team sits in seventh place and the girls 11th after the first day of the District 1 Championships Wednesday, May 18, at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Mooki, Monaghan qualify for state | Girls golf

  • May 19, 2016 at 11:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 1:15PM

Oak Harbor golfers Resego Mooki and Jessica Monaghan qualified for the girls state golf tournament by placing in the top 18 at the District 1 Tournament Tuesday and Wednesday at the Kayak Point Golf Course.

Whitefoot places 5th in district singles | Tennnis

  • May 19, 2016 at 10:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 1:13PM

Oak Harbor High School tennis player AnnaBelle Whitefoot lost in the consolation semi-finals during the second day of the District 1 Tennis Tournament Wednesday, May 18, at Arlington and was eliminated.

Public Works presents Family Fun Day

  • May 20, 2016 at 1:00PM

The public can see big rigs, get free treats and check out the construction site of the new sewer treatment plant at a Family Fun Day set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at Windjammer Park.

Trujillo places 3rd in district singles | Tennis

  • May 20, 2016 at 4:25AM

Coupeville junior Valen Trujillo finished third in singles, one place shy of qualifying for the state tournament, at the 1A District 3 Tennis Tournament Thursday, May 19, at Spanaway.

Oak Harbor Elementary briefly in lockdown today after parent became agitated

  • May 19, 2016 at 1:42PM

Oak Harbor Elementary briefly in lockdown after parent becomes agitated

Jet-noise foes confront the county Board of Health again

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM updated May 19, 2016 at 11:47AM

Activists concerned about Navy jet noise decided they weren't done grilling the Island County Board of Health. Members of the Citizens of Ebey's Reserve, or COER, returned in force for the second time Tuesday, bringing a list of actions they think the board should take and some tough words for public officials they say aren't listening to their constituents.

When Chihuahuas go bad | Island Scanner

  • May 18, 2016 at 2:00AM updated at 2:10PM

The following were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department.

Oak Harbor police chief resigns as part of separation agreement | Updated

  • May 16, 2016 at 11:00AM updated May 18, 2016 at 11:34AM

Oak Harbor Police Chief Ed Green resigned this week as part of a separation agreement, Mayor Bob Severns said Monday. The announcement comes after Severns conducted an exhaustive investigation into problems at the department, interviewed 33 current and former members of the department and concluded that it is "broken."

Spate of clearcuts on horizon for Whidbey Island: Permits OK’d for 90 acres, pending for additional 44

  • May 18, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 11:34AM

An influx of clearcuts is coming to Whidbey Island, according to recent Department of Natural Resources decisions analyzed by a local environmental-protection group.

Brown qualifies for state | Boys golf

  • May 18, 2016 at 9:41AM

Oak Harbor freshman Haven Brown placed 16th in the District 1 Boys Golf Tournament this week at the Snohomish Golf Course and qualified for the state finals.

Wildcats begin district play with 2 in top 10 | Girls golf

  • May 18, 2016 at 9:32AM

Two Oak Harbor High School golfers were in the top 10 after the first day of the District 1 Girls Golf Tournament at Stanwood’s Kayak Point Golf Course Tuesday, May 17.

Whitefoot plays for state spot | Tennis

  • May 18, 2016 at 8:45AM

Oak Harbor’s AnnaBelle Whitefoot split a pair of matches at the District 1 Singles Tennis Tournament Tuesday, May 17, in Arlington and is still alive to earn a state berth.

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