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Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers carves out time for 17 projects

  • May 6, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 8, 2015 at 9:08AM

The last thing Dave Kelleher wanted to do was tangle with bees.

Island County moving forward with tech upgrades

  • May 6, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 8, 2015 at 9:08AM

Since the economic downturn that started in 2008, Island County’s commissioners have bemoaned an inability to fund an upgraded website and other new technologies.

Whidbey General Hospital critic running for seat

  • May 6, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 8, 2015 at 9:07AM

One of the biggest critics of Whidbey General Hospital leadership is hoping to join the team.

Whidbey sailor attempting new feat to battle Parkinson’s disease

  • May 6, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 8, 2015 at 9:07AM

Petty Officer Michael McCastle, who attempted to break a world record for pullups last year, will perform a new feat this month.

Public works upgrading its radio technology

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:00AM updated May 8, 2015 at 9:06AM

County leadership approved an interlocal agreement Tuesday that will allow the Public Works Department to communicate better during an emergency.

Island County leverages money for energy efficiencies

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:00AM updated May 8, 2015 at 9:06AM

The county has leveraged a handful of funding sources to upgrade the Island County Jail HVAC and initiate county-wide energy efficiency upgrades.

New principals named for two Oak Harbor schools

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:00AM updated May 8, 2015 at 9:06AM

Two Oak Harbor schools are getting new principals.

Wildcats 2nd in 4-team match | Girls golf

  • May 8, 2015 at 8:31AM

The Oak Harbor High School girls golf team completed the regular season by placing second out of four teams in a nonleague match at the Kayak Point Golf Course in Stanwood Thursday, May 7.

Prep playoff update

  • May 7, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 3:41PM

Results of athletic contests the past two days cleared up, somewhat, the playoff picture for Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school spring teams.

Skagit Cycle to join businesses on Pioneer Way

  • May 6, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 7, 2015 at 12:26PM

Gary Santiago’s passion for cycling goes back to his childhood.

Looking Back: Oak Harbor residents cheer incorporation

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:00AM updated May 7, 2015 at 12:26PM

“Three cheers for incorporation!” That was the exclamation heard on every hand last Saturday as the News Extra edition was read on the street containing the returns within an hour after the judges had completed the count.

Coupeville loses in shootout | Soccer

  • May 7, 2015 at 11:23AM

After a 1-1 tie through regulation and overtime, host Port Townsend outscored Coupeville 4-2 in a shootout Wednesday, May 6, in the final Olympic League match of the season for both schools.

Lack of offense sinks Wildcats | Softball

  • May 7, 2015 at 11:22AM

Although the Oak Harbor High School softball team received a strong pitching performance from Tricia Sarns and played solid defense, it couldn't produce any runs and fell 3-0 at Stanwood Wednesday, May 6.

Wildcats finish divisional play unbeaten | Girls golf

  • May 7, 2015 at 11:15AM

A 492-540 win over Stanwood Tuesday, May 5, at the Whidbey Golf Club capped an undefeated season in division play for the Oak Harbor High School girls golf team.

Oak Harbor ties for North championship | Baseball

  • May 7, 2015 at 11:02AM

The Oak Harbor High School baseball team defeated host Marysville Getchell 8-1 for the second day in a row Tuesday, May 5, earning the Wildcats a tie for the Western Conference 3A North championship.

Wolves top Cowboys, earn home playoff game | Baseball

  • May 7, 2015 at 10:36AM

Securing second place in the Olympic League, the Coupeville High School baseball team defeated mistake-prone Chimacum 8-1 at Robert Sherman Field Tuesday, May 5.

Wolves lose battle for 2nd | Softball

  • May 7, 2015 at 9:38AM

Chimacum clinched at least second place in the Olympic League standings with an 8-0 win over the host Coupeville High School softball team Tuesday, May 5.

Charlotte Sheeter’s 100th birthday is celebrated in big way by visitors

  • May 6, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 7, 2015 at 9:31AM

Charlotte Sheeter chuckled about all of the commotion over her birthday.

Oak Harbor drops finale | Tennis

  • May 7, 2015 at 9:16AM

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team wrapped up the regular season with a 5-2 loss to visiting Marysville Getchell Tuesday, May 5.

Youth football, cheer to receive defibrillator for Fort Nugent Park

  • May 7, 2015 at 8:53AM

Oak Harbor youth football and cheer, with the help of several local organizations, will be awarded an automatic external defibrillator for Fort Nugent Park at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9.

NWSC hosts annaul 3v3 tournament

  • May 7, 2015 at 8:35AM

The North Whidbey Soccer Club will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Rock On! 3v3 Soccer Tournament when the annual event returns to Fort Nugent Park May 23 and 24.

Filing week is near, time to make a run for it | In Our Opinion

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:00AM updated at 2:52PM

Greenbank resident and blogger Rob Born should be applauded for throwing his hat in the ring and running for hospital commissioner after criticizing the hospital’s leadership for years.

Looking Back: Oak Harbor residents cheer incorporation

  • May 5, 2015 at 4:07PM

“Three cheers for incorporation!” That was the exclamation heard on every hand last Saturday as the News Extra edition was read on the street containing the returns within an hour after the judges had completed the count.

City chose ‘theory’ that didn’t work with park | Letter

  • May 6, 2015 at 2:00AM

It strikes me that design charettes live and work in that perfect world of theory.

New bleachers will be first of improvements | Letter

  • May 6, 2015 at 2:00AM

Thank you. On behalf of the students, staff and board of directors of the Coupeville School District, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to district voters for participating in the April 28 capital projects levy election

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