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Flawed measure needs off ballot | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 3:00AM

I just received a flyer in the mail with Rory Graves supporting Initiative 594. I have to admit that it finally sent me over the edge.

CPA background make Wagner best choice | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

Rebecca Wagner’s years of experience as a CPA as well as her former employment with both Island and Skagit counties will make her a valuable asset to the Island County auditor’s office.

Clark County treasurer confident in Nuñez | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

I appreciate Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez’s leadership in coordinating this last year the PAC’s User Group, which develops the software programming priorities of the county treasurer’s True Automation property tax collection system for 13 counties in the state of Washington.

See through latest ‘October Surprise’ | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 3:00AM

I have always supported our military forces. My mother served in the Marine Corps. And after my father emigrated from Poland, he worked on the design of the B-52 bomber while employed by Boeing.

Response to errors defines candidate | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 3:00AM

My response to the endorsement of my opponent: They use the missteps that have occurred this year as the reason they are endorsing my opponent.

Struggling state parks on Whidbey find creative solutions

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 5:00AM

In the face of diminishing funding for state parks, local parks staffs are getting creative to keep parks running smoothly. In the face of diminishing funding for state parks, local parks staffs are getting creative to keep parks running smoothly.

Magic show to raise money for Whidbey Playhouse repair project

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 4:00AM

Local magician JR Russell is hoping to magically repair the Whidbey Playhouse this weekend.

Shooting cancels Marysville-Pilchuck game against Oak Harbor

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 12:14PM

Because of a shooting on the Marysville-Pilchuck High School campus today, Oct. 24, the football game between Oak Harbor and Marysville-Pilchuck scheduled for tonight is cancelled.

Danielson takes title | Middle school cross country

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:14PM

Jenny Danielson of Oak Harbor Middle School won the league seventh-grade girls cross country championship to highlight Wildcat United's day in the eight-team middle school finals Thursday, Oct. 23, at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon.

Art & About

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 10:44AM

Artist DAWN GLAVICK's work is on display in City Hall during the month of October. Glavick is a soulful artist with a deep love for the island.

Wildcats shoot down Seagulls | Volleyball

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 9:11AM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team won 3-1 at Everett Thursday, Oct. 23, enabling the Wildcats to hang among the conference's top teams as the regular season winds down.

Unbeaten Lake Stevens defeats 'Cats | Swimming

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 9:40AM

Lake Stevens finished off its swim season undefeated with a 115-70 win over visiting Oak Harbor High School Thursday, Oct. 23.

T-birds blank Wildcats | Soccer

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 8:47AM

Shorewood scored two goals in the first half on the way to a 3-0 win over the Oak Harbor High School soccer team Thursday, Oct. 23, at Shoreline Stadium.

Coupeville moves closer to qualifying for playoffs | Soccer

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 8:34AM

Taking a huge step toward securing a postseason berth, the Coupeville High School soccer team trimmed host Chimacum 3-1 in a shootout for a 1-0 win Thursday, Oct. 23.

Cowboys top Wolves this time | Volleyball

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 8:33AM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team knocked off Chimacum last week, but the Cowboys evened the score with a 3-1 win over the visiting Wolves Thursday, Oct. 23.

Sheriff's website can help trick-or-treaters avoid sex offenders

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 3:37PM

Whidbey Island parents can help keep their little trick-or-treaters safe by checking a sex-offender website before hitting the streets this Halloween. Island County Sheriff Mark Brown urges people to be aware of how lives in your neighborhood by visiting www.islandcounty.net and clicking on the "sex offender information" tab.

No OLF flight operations scheduled Oct. 26 - Nov. 3, 2014

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:24AM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled at the Outlying Field Coupeville, Wash., Sept. 14-20, 2014.

Family mourning death of Oak Harbor man, Adam Garcia; shooting suspect arrested

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:09AM

Chris Baker’s home in Rolling Hills was filled with both tears and laughter Monday night. Family and friends sat round the dining table and shared memories of Baker’s grandson, Adam Garcia. The 21-year-old Oak Harbor man was killed in a shooting early Saturday morning in the city.

Suspect in Oak Harbor shooting death appears in court, motive still unclear

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:09AM

Christopher Malaga showed no emotion as he sat in court today. He remained stone-faced as a woman wailed in sorrow from the galley crowded with members of his alleged victim's family. The 23-year-old is accused of shooting and killing Adam Garcia, a man who apparently was his friend before a falling out.

Oak Harbor plays for title -- again | Football

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Oak Harbor High School football team hopes the last chapter of the 2014 conference season has a different ending than the past two years.

Wolves eye playoff spot | Football

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville High School football team can get some revenge, earn a playoff spot and celebrate homecoming with a win over Klahowya Friday night.

Navy Environmental Impact Statement to include up to 36 Growlers at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 9:26AM

The Navy says it is revising its Environmental Impact Statement on the EA-18G Growlers to include up to 36 additional aircraft based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Seniors lead Wildcats by Getchell | Volleyball

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 9:17AM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team celebrated Senior Night with an easy 3-0 win over visiting Marysville Getchell Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Grizzlies take advantage of 'Cat miscues | Soccer

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 8:57AM

A couple of breakdowns proved costly as the Oak Harbor High School soccer team lost 3-1 to Glacier Peak Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Car accident takes out patriotic statues at Oak Harbor restaurant

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 4:56PM

The way Frank Pulu sees it, the statues that have stood in front of his restaurant in Oak Harbor for years represent more than a tribute to veterans of military service.

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