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Wolves start streak | Tennis

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 8:38AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team won its second straight match, stopping host Chimacum 5-2 Thursday, Oct. 2.

Oak Harbor schools student numbers growing, but not as quickly as expected

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 3:31PM

Because of the projected growth this year, many new teaching positions were added throughout the Oak Harbor School District.

Island County cited for reporting problems

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 3:15PM

Island County was cited by the State Auditor’s Office for “significant deficiencies” in its financial reporting.

Oak Harbor, M-P tie 1-1 | Soccer

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 12:00PM

Both the Oak Harbor and Marysville-Pilchuck high school soccer teams squandered opportunities to score and had to settle for a 1-1 tie at Wildcat Memorial Stadium Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Oak Harbor breezes by Mavericks | Volleyball

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 10:33AM

After a series of tense matches, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team had a reasonably easy time in its 3-0 win over visiting Meadowdale Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Wolves win match, lose player | Soccer

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 11:31AM

In an exasperating match with Mount Vernon Christian, Coupeville finally eked out a 1-0 win but also took a loss Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Mickey Clark Field.

Wolves collect 1st win | Tennis

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 10:01AM

Though the Coupeville High School tennis team was down a man because of illness, it pulled out its first win of the season, defeating visiting North Mason 4-3 Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Wildcats overwhelm Marysville teams | Swimming

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 9:11AM

The Oak Harbor swim and dive team demolished the two Marysville high schools by nearly identical scores at Marysville-Pilchuck Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Everett beats 'Cats 6-1 | Tennis

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 8:23AM

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team picked up a win in second singles from Carter Saar, but the Wildcats fell 6-1 to visiting Everett Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Will not apologize for taking time to help my family | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

My opponent claims I was absent from my office 50 percent of the year.

Some research helps to bring perspective | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

Ed Hickey’s letter in the Sept. 27 Whidbey News-Times had some good points I’d agree with if I weren’t curious.

Understands Navy is important to county | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am writing this letter to clear up any misunderstandings regarding my position on the United States Navy, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and Outlying Field in Coupeville.

Wondered why Dudley was seated on board | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

“(Mayor Scott) Dudley was largely shut down, however.

Kuykendall knows how ‘send all’ key works | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

In response to acting financial manager of Island Transit Sandra Kuykendall’s letter in the Sept. 24 Whidbey News-Times, the following should be noted:

Main Street program offers ray of hope to struggling Oak Harbor downtown | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

Despite misunderstandings following a tense email exchange this week between members of Oak Harbor’s Downtown Merchants Association, there did come encouraging news Tuesday.

Higher education must be budget priority for Washington state

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

As parents send their kids off to college this fall, many are enjoying something that hasn’t happened in more than 30 years: the first two-year state college-tuition freeze in Washington since 1981.

Feed business riding high at new Oak Harbor location

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

After two years of work and planning, Steve Metcalfe and Suzette Keller’s feed and tack has a storefront in Oak Harbor.

'Cats lose 2 of 3 high-scoring matches | Soccer

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:22PM

There was no shortage of goals in the past three soccer matches for Oak Harbor High School; unfortunately for the Wildcats, in two of the contests it was their opponents doing most of the damage.

Warmth, rain were perfect mix for crops this summer

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:08AM

When temperatures dropped this week, welcoming a new season like clockwork, Julieanna Purdue felt a small sense of relief.

Oak Harbor mayor, Island Transit Board spar at tense meeting

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:05AM

The leadership of Island Transit continued down a bumpy road this week.

NAS Whidbey to demolish, rebuild Seaplane Base pier

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:05AM

Next summer the Navy will begin work on demolishing a finger pier on Seaplane Base and building a new breakwater in Crescent Harbor.

Island County builders say fee changes are fair

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:04AM

Fees charged for permits and consulting services from Island County planners may be revised by county commissioners.

Island County treasurer candidates Nuñez, Grone tout differing approaches to management

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 30, 2014 at 9:03AM

Attendance and accuracy are becoming the top two issues for former coworkers and Island County treasurer candidates Wanda Grone and incumbent Ana Maria Nuñez’s.

Islanders eke out 1-0 win | U-17 soccer

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 7:48AM

The U-17 Islanders snapped a two match losing streak with a 1-0 win over the visiting Santos Football Club Sunday, Sept. 28, at Fort Nugent Park.

Coho salmon season off Whidbey disappointing so far for many fishers

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:30PM

Visiting from upstate New York, Rich Napierala got word of the salmon fishing on the western shores of Whidbey Island and decided to give it a try.

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