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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.

Why is Rose still at the wheel of IT? | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00AM

I have read with dismay of the events that have rocked Island Transit and call on the IT board to seriously consider replacing Martha Rose as its director.

Corporations moving offshore hurts U.S. | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00AM

This letter is in response to Patrick Kazmierczak’s letter to the editor, in which he was critical of Mr. Schoening’s previous letter calling for a boycott of Burger King for moving the company off shore to avoid taxes.

Event promotes drug, alcohol awareness | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

On behalf of the 2014 National Night Out Planning Committee, we are proud to announce that over 1,000 community members attended the 31st annual event on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Windjammer City Park.

Pigfest drew 8,000 attendees this year | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

In regard to the Oak Harbor Pigfest, it was another very successful year. This marked our seventh event and saw some very exciting changes.

Events help to bring community together | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

Thank you, Oak Harbor, for the wonderful music festival.

School starting — be mindful of kids and buses on road | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

It’s not just time to pick out new school clothes, sharpen those no. 2 pencils, shop for new binders and zip up the backpacks.

Whidbey supply store brews up award-winning success

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 5:00AM

Robbie Skillin said zymurgy is addictive. And if you know what zymurgy is, then you’re probably hooked on the process of brewing beer.

County Fair Association requesting fairground maintenance

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00AM

The County Fair Association has requested that its current lease on the fairground property be extended until April 1, 2015 to allow county leadership to discuss the property’s future.

Island Scanner | Family of ducks settles into apartment

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00AM

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

Smith claims Ladies Club Championship at WGC

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 2:22PM

Pam Smith unseated perennial favorite Ockie Dureau to win the Ladies Club Championship Tournament by one stroke Friday, Aug. 29, at Whidbey Golf Club.

Struck by car in late June, Oak Harbor physical therapist grateful for support

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 10:57AM

Every now and then, flashbacks will play in Merv Wagstaffe's head.

Former Whidbey man arrested for bank heists

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:54AM

A former Whidbey Island resident made a name for himself this summer.

Whidbey pot grower claims he’s developed beneficial strain

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:54AM

Mathew Gordon experimented on himself to perfect what he claims is a medicine that can cure everything from hepatitis C to bee stings.

Flag flies once again over courthouse

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:53AM

In time for Labor Day, an American flag is once again flying over the county’s historic courthouse.

Coupeville gets ready with jamboree | Football

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:15AM

The Coupeville High School football team warmed up for the coming season by taking part in a three-team jamboree in La Conner Friday, Aug. 29.

Recount confirms Grone moving on to general election

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 8:59AM

Former chief deputy treasurer Wanda Grone will face her former boss during November’s general election after a close primary.

New van gives Boys & Girls Club flexibility

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 1, 2014 at 5:51PM

The silver lining to an auction benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Oak Harbor last March has arrived in time for the start of the school year.

Poet, veteran share perspectives on the impact of war

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

For self-proclaimed “semi-retired” Army Col. Greg Stone, reading poetry is similar to a religious experience.

Businesses have a right to make money | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

I read Mr. Schoening’s letter to the editor regarding Burger King and had a question — “What would you do about it then? Erect a big fence and force the companies to pay the taxes or else?”

You can love Obama, not everyone does | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

This is in response to a letter to the editor from Richard Johnston, Douglas, Ariz.

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