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Oak Harbor's Rep Fitness takes on world group record

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Dec 29, 2014 at 9:50AM

Rep Fitness in Oak Harbor is joining an effort to break a world record for the largest group workout Jan. 3.

Whidbey sailor completes tire flip feat

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Dec 29, 2014 at 9:50AM

In a monumental effort for his dad, Petty Officer Michael McCastle completed 13 miles flipping a 250-pound tire in cold and wet weather Saturday.

Aerial videography business lifts off for Oak Harbor brothers

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Dec 29, 2014 at 9:34AM

As with any business pursuit, there are obstacles to overcome.

Bayne, Adamson named to all-state teams | Football

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 8:39AM

Coupeville senior football player Josh Bayne was named to the all-state 1A first team as a running back when the Associated Press announced their selections last week.

Make openness, transparency a priority | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

If you work for the government, “the people” are ultimately your boss. It’s a cliche, to be sure. It’s ungrammatical and oversimplified.

Jet noise is a way of life, so get over it | Letter

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

What the hell is going on on this island? I have lived here 22 years. Jet noise is a way of life, so get over it.

Supports Navy easement around OLF Coupeville | Letter

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 2:00AM

For somebody who was supposed to dial back my involvement in OLF Coupeville land-use issues, I sure feel the need to speak up. When a COER spokeswoman claims a Navy easement will be harmful, she forgets that OLF Coupeville is here to stay for Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) training.

Oak Harbor man charged with bat beating

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

An Oak Harbor man is facing a felony charge for allegedly hitting another man with a bat and breaking his arm in the Safeway parking lot Nov. 28, according to court documents.

Whidbey boat owner pleads guilty

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

The owner of a 128-foot crab boat that caught fire and sank in Penn Cove in 2012 has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge.

South Whidbey osprey nest to be moved

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

A couple of ospreys will be returning from their southern migration to a brand new nest location come springtime.

Whidbey’s lone elk takes liking to lawn ornaments

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 26, 2014 at 2:43PM

It’s not a good time of year to be a yard ornament around Strawberry Point.

North Whidbey holly farm owner rooted in life’s work

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Dec 26, 2014 at 2:43PM

When Robby Henderson was 8, he was mesmirized by the sound of his own echoes as he sang to himself in the middle of a vast holly orchard.

North Whidbey Park and Recreation District to take time finding director

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 26, 2014 at 1:31PM

The North Whidbey Park and Recreation District will be taking a slightly different approach to finding a new executive director after the current director officially vacates his position.

Long talk: OHHS announcer celebrates 25 years behind the microphone

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 7:00AM updated Dec 25, 2014 at 8:39AM

“Hello, ‘Cat fans.” This familiar greeting from public address announcer Jay Long welcomes the crowd at each Oak Harbor High school football and basketball game.

Top performances highlight 2014 action | Sports reveiw, Part I

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

Strong individual performances and a record-setting team highlighted the local sports scene in 2014.

North Whidbey Little League opens registration

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 4:00AM

North Whidbey Little League is now taking registrations for the 2015 baseball/softball season.

Vikings defeat Oak Harbor in home opener | Swimming

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

The Lake Stevens High School swim team skipped by Oak Harbor 107-61 in the Wildcats' home opener Monday, Dec. 22, at John Vanderzicht Pool.

Island County service fees updated for 2015

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 5:00AM

Fees for Island County Public Health services like septic inspections and water quality testing jumped by 8 percent as part of a comprehensive fee schedule change.

Disappointed paper ran Nortier opinion | Letter

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 3:00AM

I have attended five Navy meetings recently: three concerned the Electronic Warfare Range, two on Growler jets at Whidbey, and will address some Navy statements.

Wonder why Navy keeps pushing EIS | Letter

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 2:00AM

I am writing in regard to Janis Reid’s article about the budget for an increased number of EA-18G aircraft.

Capt. Nortier should continue to write | Letter

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 2:00AM

Very happy Captain Mike Nortier is starting to communicate to the public the needs of NAS Whidbey Island.

Navy shouldn’t have to justify training | Letter

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 2:00AM

I picked up the Whidbey News-Times and was struck by the fact that our Navy base commander had to write an opinion piece to explain to the American people that training is vital to national security and the safety of everyone in this area.

We have reasons to count our blessings | Guest Column

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 2:00AM

It’s that time of year when we count our blessings. In America, they are abundant, especially this year.

Island Scanner | Woman yells at invisible friends, tries to pump gas

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 3:00AM

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

Greenbank art studio named best gallery in Western Washington

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 4:00AM

Rob Schouten Gallery in Greenbank was named Best Art Gallery in Western Washington in King-5’s 2014 contest.

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