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Attack mailer stoops to a disgraceful low | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2016 at 3:00AM

We just got a mailer attacking Angie Homola who is running for the State Senate against Barbara Bailey.

Confederate flag symbol of racism, division | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2016 at 3:00AM

The confederate flag is a symbol of hate, racism and division, just what we need more of in these troubled times in America.

Price Johnson listens, addresses local needs | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2016 at 3:00AM

Helen Price Johnson, Island County Commissioner, District 1, deserves the support of voters in her campaign to continue serving the citizens of Island County. She will continue to do so in the exemplary manner that she established in her previous service.

Contributions to golf event very appreciated | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2016 at 3:00AM

The ladies of Whidbey Golf are again blessed by many businesses of Oak Harbor and beyond. Our 42nd Annual Whidbey Ladies Invitational was held June 23-24 at Whidbey Golf Club.

UPDATE | State police identify Langley bicyclist; suspected drunk driver to make court appearance

  • Aug 5, 2016 at 11:03AM

A South Whidbey bicyclist is dead and another man in jail following a fatal collision on East Harbor Road in Freeland Thursday evening. The Washington State Patrol identified the deceased Friday morning as Randall L. Lorraine, 58, of Langley.

Teen suicide a crisis in county, mental health experts say

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Aug 4, 2016 at 12:54PM

According to area mental health experts, teen suicide is more than a public health problem; it’s a crisis.

Parks district chairman resigns after being in serious accident

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 4:00AM updated at 12:32PM

After nearly a year of service, North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Chairman Cecil Pierce stepped down from the position last Thursday, citing medical reasons.

Primary narrows races for county commissioner, 10th District Senate

  • Aug 2, 2016 at 9:25PM

In the first count of ballots, Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson, a Republican who represents the Oak Harbor area, received 2,011 ballots cast in her favor, which is 54 percent.

Whidbey Island 2016 fair kicks off on Thursday

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 7:00AM

For the 2016 installment of the Whidbey Island Fair, fair organizers added some new faces for entertainment while staying true to what the fair is all about: farming, rides, games, music and the annual parade.

Engaging romance: Oak Harbor man pops the question on the big screen

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 7:00AM

Mat Sypert wanted to ask his Oak Harbor High School sweetheart to marry him in a unique way. Ashley Lewis, Simpson’s sister, came up with the idea of the drive-in proposal and Sypert ran with it.

Chicken killers sentenced for cruelty

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 6:00AM

Two 16-year-old boys who doused a live chicken in gas and threw it into a bonfire on Camano Island were recently sentenced to detention and community service.

Oak Harbor to get a second pot retailer

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 7:00AM

The ability of Oak Harbor residents to participate in a medical marijuana cooperative under the state’s new rules will likely be severely restricted.

Road less traveled: Hoypus Point Forest offers mixture of grand views, history and deep woods escape at Deception Pass

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 6:00AM

The first time I set foot on this road on the perimeter of Hoypus Point Forest, it was part of a First Day Hike on an icy New Year’s Day morning, part of a tradition at Deception Pass State Park and other state parks. Returning last week on a day that would reach well into 70s in Oak Harbor, the air was still cool, though this time it was welcome.

Church Notes

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 2:00AM

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

‘Poor Joe,’ blaming others for decisions | Letter

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 3:00AM

I was reading Ken Pickard’s letter to the editor in the July 20 edition of the Whidbey News-Times. I felt sorry for buyer Joe. How so many people and organizations got together and denied Joe of vital information about the purchase of property.

Environmental group knows laws, science | Letter

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 3:00AM

Oh what a wondrous web the Island County commissioners weave as they attempt to spin their record and Whidbey Environmental Action Network’s work. Are they really the tree huggers they suggest when they say that, “environmental considerations are at the forefront of our choices?”

Offering novel ideas to address situation | Letter

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 3:00AM

Recently, an article appeared in the Whidbey News-Times regarding the homeless situation in Island County, and Oak Harbor specifically. I have a couple ideas or options that will address the situation.

Dump ‘billionaires’ babe,’ Sen. Bailey | Letter

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 3:00AM

Most of the articles I read in this publication that have something to do with American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, don’t really tell the whole story.

Clinton, not Trump, an advocate for veterans | Letter

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 2:00AM

Which presidential candidate has done the most to benefit veterans?

Time for commissioners to finish their homework | Guest Commentary

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 3:00AM

Like Charlie Brown in the 1959 hit song, our county commissioners are crying “Why is everybody always picking on me?” in the July 27 edition of Whidbey News-Times.

Oak Harbor business baking with nursing moms in mind

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 6:00AM

Jenna King has always loved baking, but it wasn’t until she had her second child that King saw her passion as a vehicle to help breastfeeding moms.

Story about son leads to flood of ‘Wish’ donations

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 6:00AM

It wasn’t out of character for Meyer to announce a $3,000 donation to the Make-a-Wish Foundation at Pita Pit’s annual conference. It was Meyers’ moving announcement detailing the significance of the donation, however, that led her fellow franchisees to a spontaneous movement to raise $23,000 for Make-a-Wish.

Organizers still seeking sponsors, volunteers for hydro races

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 4:00AM

Organizers of an Oak Harbor hydroplane race event are hoping more volunteers, vendors and sponsors step up.

Wienermobile rolling into Oak Harbor on Thursday

  • Aug 3, 2016 at 5:00AM

Taylor Lennox and Mayra Martinez don’t need to wish to be an Oscar Mayer wiener — they already drive one.

Oak Harbor police seeking information about suspected serial child rapist

  • Jul 30, 2016 at 5:00AM updated Aug 2, 2016 at 11:41AM

An Oak Harbor man admitted to being “a serial child rapist,” Island County Chief Criminal Prosecutor Eric Ohme said in court Thursday.

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