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Car slides into ditch near Coupeville

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 3:00AM

No one was injured when a car went into a ditch near the corner of Penn Cove and Monroe Landing roads Wednesday morning.

Langley unsure how to handle rabbits

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 3:00AM

Worried that a mass culling or relocation of Langley’s abundant rabbit population would be wildly unpopular, Mayor Fred McCarthy has decided to let the bunnies be.

Thankful for the help at thrift store | Letter

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 2:00AM

We would like to thank Tony and April Maggio for the wonderful and thankless job of handing out sack lunches to the needy.

Sheriff says beware of jury duty scam | Letter

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 2:00AM

Many Island County residents are reporting being a target of a phone scam in which someone claiming to be a law enforcement official calls and tells the intended victim they need to pay to have a warrant “lifted” for missing jury duty.

Make cigarettes more expensive to buy | Letter

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 2:00AM

Smoking: While I agree with you that raising the legal age for smoking cigarettes is unlikely to be effective, the implication of your editorial is that it’s no one’s business but the adult smokers.

Express an opinion, but stick to the facts | Our Viewpoint

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 3:00AM

One thing that has defined Americans over the years is a history of pushing back on our government when we disagree with its direction.

Oak Harbor's Hillcrest Elementary gets green award

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 3:00AM

Hillcrest Elementary School in Oak Harbor is working toward becoming a green school, and it’s well on its way.

Wildcats win big on Senior Night | Wrestling

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:02PM

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team's Senior Night celebration was capped with 56-22 thumping of visiting Marysville Getchell Thursday, Jan. 29.

Bridges at Deception Pass to close for summer paving

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jan 30, 2015 at 10:13AM

Deception Pass Bridge will be closed for five nights this summer while it undergoes paving and bridge maintenance.

Oak Harbor aligns with new sister city

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jan 30, 2015 at 10:11AM

Oak Harbor has picked a new sister city from the Philippines.

Whidbey Camano Land Trust will buy $1 million property

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jan 30, 2015 at 10:04AM

More than 2,000 feet of shoreline, 33 acres of forest and wetlands, and 26 acres of beach and tidelands on South Whidbey will be protected thanks to, in part, a $1 million federal grant awarded this month.

Oak Harbor football team recognized for sportsmanship

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jan 30, 2015 at 10:04AM

Oak Harbor service clubs presented the Oak Harbor High School football team with a trophy Jan. 23, as a tangible reminder of the act of sportsmanship displayed by the Wildcats in the wake of the tragic shootings at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Oak Harbor stopped by Spartans | Girls basketball

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:17AM

A 63-35 win over the visiting Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team Wednesday, Jan. 28, allowed Stanwood to stay within a half game of the Wesco North lead.

Stanwood starts fast to topple 'Cats | Boys basketball

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:52AM

Stanwood received 20 first-quarter points from Karsten Chaplik and cruised to an 86-51 win over the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team Tuesday, Jan. 27., on the Wildcats' court.

Stanwood takes down Wildcats | Wrestling

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:18AM

The Stanwood High School wrestling team won both the featured individual bout and the overall match against visiting Oak Harbor Tuesday, Jan. 27.

PBY aircraft lands in downtown Oak Harbor

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jan 29, 2015 at 10:07AM

Gerral’s Girl finally got an escort through downtown Oak Harbor.

North Whidbey Park and Recreation appoints interim executive director

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Jan 29, 2015 at 10:06AM

North Whidbey Park and Recreation District has filled two vacant positions.

Voters’ demand: Lower class sizes; School Districts’ dilemma: Paying for it

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 10:02AM

School districts around Washington are priming their fiscal pumps in coming weeks, asking local constituents to support special maintenance and operations tax propositions to maintain current programs, as well as bond measures to support facilities development and transportation needs.

Wolves build 25-2 halftime lead in win | Girls basketball

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 9:49AM

The first quarter was great, the second even better and the Coupeville High School girls basketball team romped 46-22 at Chimacum Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Woman struck by pickup on Whidbey Avenue

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jan 29, 2015 at 9:20AM

A pedestrian was struck crossing East Whidbey Avenue last Thursday morning at the site of a future mid-block crosswalk, according to Oak Harbor police.

Island, Skagit looking at split from regional transportation management

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Jan 29, 2015 at 9:20AM

Skagit County leaders are looking at separating or revising its regional transportation agreement with Island County.

Bad quarter trips up Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 8:47AM

One unsteady quarter has stung the Coupeville High School boys basketball team in many of its losses this season, and the trend continued at Chimacum Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Voters’ demand: Lower class sizes; School Districts’ dilemma: Paying for it

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 4:37PM

School districts around Washington are priming their fiscal pumps in coming weeks, asking local constituents to support special maintenance and operations tax propositions to maintain current programs, as well as bond measures to support facilities development and transportation needs.

Island County housing program hearing slated

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 3:00AM

Public input will collected on a block grant application that would help Island County develop a housing assistance program.

Island County board meetings move to Tuesday

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 4:00AM

Island County commissioners officially voted Monday to switch regular commission meetings from Mondays to Tuesday starting next week.

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