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Bailey's home run sparks Wolves | Softball

  • May 4, 2015 at 10:29AM

McKayla Bailey smacked a first-inning home run to get thing started for the Coupeville High School softball team in its 17-7 six-inning win at Port Townsend Friday, May 1.

North's top team takes down Wildcats | Softball

  • May 4, 2015 at 10:28AM

The Oak Harbor High School softball team finished a stretch of playing the Western Conference's top two teams in two days Friday, May 1, losing to visiting North leader Everett 12-0 in five innings.

By the numbers: A celebration of 125 years of local news | Publisher's Column

  • May 2, 2015 at 3:00AM updated May 4, 2015 at 8:57AM

This is a milestone year for the Whidbey News-Times.

Births — Greenbank Birth Center

  • May 2, 2015 at 2:00AM

LAILA LEE LAWRENCE, 8 pounds, 12 ounces, was born March 3 at Greenbank Birth Center. She is the daughter of Jenny Petry and Benjamin Lawrence.

Island Scanner | Quilt not returned

  • May 2, 2015 at 3:00AM

At 5:20 p.m., a caller reported that a biker on State Highway 20 ran into a pole and was bleeding heavily.

First planet academy was a great success | Letter

  • May 2, 2015 at 2:00AM

Our first Plant for the Planet: Whidbey Academy, held Saturday, March 28 was a great success. We certified 15 climate justice ambassadors, who join 300 in the United States and 340,000 worldwide.

Does truth matter to our representatives? | Letter

  • May 2, 2015 at 2:00AM

During the 2012 presidential campaign, Harry Reid — then Senate majority leader — knowingly, openly and brazenly lied about Mitt Romney not paying his taxes for 10 years.

Trying to understand the planning process | Letter

  • May 2, 2015 at 3:00AM

I apologize in advance that this letter may be almost as disjointed as the decisions coming out of Oak Harbor City Council on the issue of the waste water treatment plant, but I will try to be as clear as possible.

‘Vote’ was result of union strong-arming | Letter

  • May 2, 2015 at 2:00AM

This is an open letter to the Oak Harbor Education Association (teachers’ union): As I sit here attempting to answer my children’s questions as to why the teachers’ union insists on punishing students and surrendering a once-noble profession to the customary greed and tired extortion tactics of old-fashioned union politics, I am at a loss.

Stylist reflects after 30 years of Whidbey Island haircuts

  • May 2, 2015 at 3:00AM

After nearly three decades of cutting hair on Whidbey Island, Theresa Johnson set down her shears for good this week.

Coupeville ferry to be center of training exercises on Saturday

  • May 2, 2015 at 3:00AM

A ferry that serves Coupeville and Port Townsend will be at the center of training exercises Saturday.

Wildcats boys win double dual meet | Track

  • May 1, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 1:55PM

The Oak Harbor High School boys track team won both ends of a double dual meet Thursday, April 30, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium, while the girls finished with a win and a tie.

Mavericks blank Oak Harbor | Softball

  • May 1, 2015 at 1:54PM

Wesco 3A South leader Meadowdale stopped the visiting Oak Harbor High School softball team 10-0 in five innings Thursday, April 30.

Wolves defeat Klahowya twice | Tennis

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:53PM

An act of sportsmanship by Klahowya Secondary School girls tennis coach Bruce Pemberton helped Coupeville take two matches from the Eagles in Silverdale Thursday, April 30.

PT slips by Wolves | Soccer

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:31PM

Coupeville High School scored the first and last goal, but Port Townsend scored three in between to edge the Wolves 3-2 Thursday, April 30, at Mickey Clark Field.

Cookin' in the Kettles returns Sunday, May 3 | Whidbey Island Bicycle Club

  • May 1, 2015 at 10:34AM

The Whidbey Island Bicycle Club will host its annual Cookin' in the Kettle event Sunday, May 3, at Fort Ebey State Park.

Whidbey Coffee’s remodeled store gets warm welcome downtown

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 5:00AM updated May 1, 2015 at 9:49AM

Even on her day off, Hilary Gardner-Carpenter couldn’t stay away.

Island County hiring of lawyer may lead to High Court showdown

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 5:00AM updated May 1, 2015 at 9:48AM

The Island County prosecutor, county commissioners and a land-use attorney may be headed for a constitutional showdown.

Anatomy of an NAS Whidbey noise complaint

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 6:00AM updated May 1, 2015 at 9:42AM

Noise emitting from a Navy base is inevitable. And the Navy says it takes careful note of each resident complaint and does what it can to mitigate the effect of its aircraft noise on its residents.

Looking Back: May 1 marks turning point for Oak Harbor

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 3:00AM updated May 1, 2015 at 9:42AM

M. Fakkema, one of the best known and most respected citizens, passed away at his country home Friday, April 23, after a short illness, the primary cause of which was paralysis.

South Whidbey PR firm owner arrested for child rape

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 1, 2015 at 9:41AM

A Langley man who ran a public relations firm on South Whidbey turned himself in Monday after being charged with several sex crimes.

Oak Harbor teachers’ rally scheduled at Windjammer Park

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 1, 2015 at 9:41AM

The public is invited to attend a rally organized by the Oak Harbor Public School teachers’ union 10 a.m. Friday at the Windjammer Park gazebo.

Oak Harbor School District audit yields finding

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 5:00AM updated May 1, 2015 at 9:41AM

The Washington State Auditor’s Office dinged the Oak Harbor School District for not having adequate “internal controls” for tracking its employees in Special Education and Title I programs.

Citizens of Ebey's Reserve action seeks to halt OLF practices

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 6:00AM updated May 1, 2015 at 9:40AM

A citizens’ group that filed a lawsuit in 2013 has filed an additional action to force the Navy to stop flying the EA-18G Growlers over Coupeville.

Wildcats remain unbeaten in conference play | Girls golf

  • May 1, 2015 at 9:04AM

The Oak Harbor High School girls golf team remained undefeated in head-to-head matches with Wesco 3A North foes by clipping Marysville-Pilchuck 257-284 at the Cedarcrest Golf Course Thursday, April 30.

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