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Drug lab sends Coupeville man to prison

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 6:00AM

A Coupeville man arrested for starting a drug lab in a couple’s home without their knowledge is going to prison.

Man gets 5 years for robbery

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 6:00AM

A 34-year-old man involved in an unusual robbery in Oak Harbor earlier this year received a lengthy prison sentence this week.

Honoring founder of M-Bar-C Ranch

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 4:00AM

An estimated 2,000 disadvantaged children and their families will visit the M-Bar-C Ranch in Freeland this summer. They’ll dress up in Old West-style clothes, ride horses and, for a brief moment, forget about the physical, mental, emotional and/or financial difficulties that makes their lives so hard.

Oak Harbor School District staff recognized for saving a life

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 5:00AM

The Oak Harbor School District honored three of its staff Tuesday at a school board meeting for helping save the life of a North Whidbey Lions Club member.

Oak Harbor superintendent gives State of Schools speech

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 3:00AM

The head of Oak Harbor Public Schools touted the accomplishments of local students at a State of the Schools address at the Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, while acknowledging challenges ahead as the Navy base grows.

Free car charging station to open at Greenbank Farm

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 4:00AM

Pretty soon electric cars will have a free charging station in Central Whidbey.

Question of the Week: What do you want to do when you “grow up?”

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 3:00AM

Question of the Week: What do you want to do when you “grow up?”

Navy showing ‘callous disregard’ for civilians | Letter

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 2:00AM

Navy Spokesperson Ted Brown’s recent letter makes it clear that the Navy won’t be giving serious attention to the pressing issue of Growler jet noise-induced health harms.

Pothole is creating serious road hazard | Letter

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 2:00AM

For several months now, there has been a pothole at the Oak Harbor post office in the driveway leading up to the outside mail drop box and the parking lot at the front of the building.

Is humanity simply doomed to extinction? | Letter

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 2:00AM

Common advice is not to discuss politics or religion. But the Orlando massacre and President Obama’s response points out that we have religious conflict not only here in America, but worldwide.

Impressed by work of Helen Price Johnson | Letter

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 2:00AM

National candidates are in the news around the clock in an election year, but local officials affect our day-to-day lives and deserve voters’ thoughtful attention as well.

Church Notes

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 3:00AM

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

Good new, bad news for island teams | Legion baseball

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 5:00AM

The early results of the Whidbey Island Nighthawks baseball experiment are mixed.

OHHS spring football scrimmage | Slideshow

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 12:14PM

Here are a few shots by John Fisken of Oak Harbor High School's spring football scrimmage with Sedro-Woolley Thursday, June 16.

Ferry Kennewick out of service until mid July; Coupeville to get second boat Sunday

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Jun 16, 2016 at 1:57PM

For the second time in as many months, ferry service between Coupeville and Port Townsend has been reduced to one boat due to a rudder issue. It will return to two vessels Sunday when the Chetzemoka returns to service across Admiralty Inlet.

Wildcats scrimmage Sedro-Woolley Thursday | Football

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 12:17PM

The Oak Harbor High School football team will wrap up spring camp with a scrimmage against Sedro-Woolley at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

University women group installs new board

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 4:00AM

Following a year with many success stories, the Whidbey Island branch of American Association of University Women installed a new slate of officers for 2016-17 on June 11 at Whidbey Golf Club in Oak Harbor.

Sentencing for shooter filled with emotion

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 7:00AM

Even though he was the shooter, Brian Rayford was the first of four defendants to come clean about the murder of Oak Harbor teenager John “Jay” Johnson last fall.

Teacher raises expected under new contract

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 7:00AM

Oak Harbor teachers will have salaries comparable to other local school districts after getting a pay bump under a tentative contract agreement between Oak Harbor Public Schools and the teacher’s union.

Sailboat filled with Scouts runs aground

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 7:00AM

One of Whidbey Island’s most famous boats made headlines Sunday when it ran aground in the San Juan islands with a troop of Coupeville Boys Scouts aboard.

Class of 2016: ‘Highly-achieving’ group excelled in school

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 7:00AM

The weather was damp but that didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of the nearly 365 students graduating at Oak Harbor High School’s stadium Monday night.

Traffic congestion expected with start of new road projects

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 6:00AM

Beware Whidbey Island drivers. It’s going to be a busy year for roadwork and next year won’t be any better.

Public invited to Camp Casey open house June 17

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 2:00AM

The public is invited to see inside many of the buildings at Seattle Pacific University’s Camp Casey Conference Center 12-4 p.m. on Friday, June 17.

Camp Casey swim lesson registration now open

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 3:00AM

Registration is now open for summer swimming lessons at Camp Casey Pool.

Prime habitat: Audubon’s pledge kick-starts efforts by Whidbey Camano Land Trust to acquire haven for wildlife

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 6:00AM

From the heart of Donald Borgman’s property, a vast field of tall, yellow grasses bend in the wind. The grass seems to go on like this forever before reaching shrubs, small trees and ultimately a stand of evergreens that part in the center just enough to reveal Mount Baker and all of its splendor. Borgman wants the property to stay like this forever.

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