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Trump should be given same chance | Letter

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 2:00AM

Remember, as a kid, when someone, mother, father, teacher or relative, told you that “anyone can grow up to become president in America?”

Sanders can be trusted to ruin the economy | Letter

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 2:00AM

Bernie Sanders may be “trusted” and he can certainly be trusted to ruin the American economy. He is still a socialist even if he calls himself a “democratic socialist.”

Get to know what Sanders stands for | Letter

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 2:00AM

Saturday, March 26 is caucus day for Washington state voters. If you want to avoid the long lines go to to preregister. Be sure to print the form and take it to your caucus. The form also tells you where to go for your precinct location.

Ending homelessness for vets is a debt owed | Editorial

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 3:00AM

There’s a shared responsibility in ending homelessness for all, but the duty is felt more sharply when those without housing are veterans of U.S. military service.

Commissioners should focus on service, not rebranding | Letter

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 2:00AM

I thought hospital commissioners were supposed to oversee that the running of the hospital was done to improve care and the wise spending of funds held in trust for the benefit of tax-payers and not just to find ways to spend our money.

Time to see Democrats’ cards | The Petri Dish

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 2:00AM

Time to catch up on a couple pieces of unfinished business around here. Let’s begin with Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

County says comp plan will be late

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 3:00AM

Island County’s 2016 Comprehensive Plan, the object of intense effort for at least three years, will be late, the board of commissioners acknowledged for the first time on Thursday.

Soroptimist hosting women’s film festival Tuesday

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 4:00AM

Soroptimist Oak Harbor is hosting a national traveling festival of short films by, for, and about women Tuesday at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge.

Island County sets hearing on fireworks April 5

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 4:00AM

The Board of Island County Commissioners on Wednesday scheduled a hearing on a new fireworks ordinance for 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 5.

State parks offering free days March 19, 26

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 3:00AM

On Saturday, March 19, Washington State Parks is allowing free entrance in honor of its 103rd birthday.

Hospital, workers union reach tentative contract

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 4:00AM

Whidbey General Hospital reached a tentative contract agreement with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21.

Seminar to take a look at disaster scenarios

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 3:00AM

Emergency preparedness experts will lead a seminar addressing possible disaster scenarios on Whidbey Island and what residents can do to protect and care for themselves and their livestock should such an event occur.

Oak Harbor Middle School student places among the top spellers, nearly earns spot in national bee

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 7:00AM

Spelling has always come naturally to Natasha Decker. It’s not just talent but hard work that took her within a hair’s breadth of reaching the Scripps National Spelling Bee — a prestigious televised event featuring the best spellers in the country.

Oak Harbor sewer rates may double by year 2021

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 7:00AM

Sewer rates for Oak Harbor residents may more than double over the next five years according to a new analysis.

SeaNotes director celebrates 20 years of swingin’ music

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 6:00AM

From 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, March 19, the SeaNotes will perform in honor of Bruce Seltveit with a dance and performance at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will also be provided free of charge.

Meeting set to discuss future of Joseph Whidbey State Park

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 4:00AM

Washington State Parks will hold a public meeting in Coupeville on Monday to discuss potential private business development at Joseph Whidbey State Park.

Inspectors looking into alleged assault of Oak Harbor mail carrier

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 5:00AM

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is looking for witnesses to an alleged assault of a mail carrier in Oak Harbor on March 2.

Sun kisses festive parade: Weather draws large crowd for city’s annual St. Patrick’s celebration

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 6:00AM

Thursday’s downtown parade was framed by blue skies and white snow-capped mountains worthy of an Oak Harbor postcard.

Offerings of luck left on Oak Harbor doorsteps

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 5:00AM

Leprechauns left a little surprise outside Oak Harbor businesses Thursday. The fairies deposited potatoes topped with Irish flags outside doorsteps along Pioneer Way and other parts of town sometime in the wee hours of St. Patrick’s Day. They also stenciled shamrocks on the ground to bring a bit of extra luck.

Art & About

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 4:00AM

Here's what's happening on the Whidbey arts scene.

Island Scanner

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 3:00AM

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

Church Notes

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 3:00AM

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

2016 St. Patrick's Day parade | Slideshow

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 2:00PM

Oak Harbor's 43rd annual St. Patrick's Day parade invited clear skies and sunshine and a good crowd.

Man convicted of first-degree murder in death of Oak Harbor resident Adam Garcia

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Mar 18, 2016 at 12:46PM

Christopher Malaga is guilty of shooting his friend in the face and killing him over a petty beef in October of 2014.

Wildcats, Wolves tune up at Jamboree | Track

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 10:44AM

The Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school track teams warmed up for the 2016 season by competing in the Island Jamboree at Wildcat Memorial Stadium Thursday, March 17.

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