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Optimism growing as recession fades away | Publisher's Column

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Mar 12, 2015 at 9:54AM

During the past several weeks, I’ve had some interesting and enlightening conversations with a few key people in the community, both on North and Central Whidbey.

It’s time to put a woman on $20 bill

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Mar 12, 2015 at 9:53AM

Andrew Jackson has been the face of the $20 bill since 1924.

Islanders enjoy successful run | Youth soccer

  • Mar 12, 2015 at 9:38AM

By name, it is the North Whidbey Soccer Club's Islanders U11 girls team. In reality, it includes players from all over Whidbey and Fidalgo islands.

Oak Harbor High School culinary students head to nationals

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 1:52PM

Mary Arthur carefully looks over the cuts made by Dylan Crogan, then makes a point.

OHscars celebrate best, brightest of Oak Harbor

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

More than one martini was consumed Friday night — shaken, not stirred.

Spring prep preview | Oak Harbor baseball

  • Mar 10, 2015 at 5:00PM

To improve upon last year’s five-win season, the Oak Harbor High School baseball team’s offense will have to stop mirroring the Seattle Mariners’.

Spring prep preview | Coupeville baseball

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Coupeville High School baseball team is coming off one of its most successful seasons ever, and the club’s aim is to match that effort this year, according to coach Willie Smith.

Spring prep preview | Oak Harbor softball

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 1:00PM

Although the Oak Harbor High School softball team is young, it still has a handful of veteran players.

Spring prep preview | Coupeville softball

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 1:00PM

Last year, for only the second time in school history, the Coupeville softball team qualified for the state tournament. The Wolves are aiming to make it a more frequent occurrence.

Spring prep preview | Oak Harbor soccer

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

The Oak Harbor High School soccer season got off to an ominous start last week.

Spring prep preview | Coupeville soccer

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 7:00AM

Several factors point to a successful season for the Coupeville High School soccer team.

Looking Back | ‘Laundry editor’ gets a hot tip from a friend

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 3:00AM

A lady friend advised the Oak Harbor News laundry department editor that a dripping pan placed over the irons keeps them hot without so much fire. Try it.

Barrington must have had psychic powers | Letter

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 3:00AM

As I was enjoying Ms. Darst Townsdin’s article on Saturday, it appears that Capt. Barrington could see into the future, having named his schooner “Growler.”

Newkirk’s family was here before the Navy | Letter

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 2:00AM

This is in response to an online comment made in response the Whidbey News-Times Jan. 31 article, “Whidbey area leaders discuss new squadrons, jet noise.”

Tell commissioners animal noises disturb | Letter

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 2:00AM

For the past three years, my neighbor has raised chickens, including a rooster.

Weekend’s Coupeville MusselFest draws record attendance

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 3:00AM

Clear skies and national promotion brought record crowds into Coupeville over the weekend.

The Earle of San de Fuca | Darst’s determination in full bloom after 80 years

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 10, 2015 at 10:21AM

The cottage still stands where Earle Darst was born in 1919. It’s across the street and down the road from a weathered, century-old building with crumbling wood siding that once housed the general store and post office where his parents met.

Oak Harbor man pleads to second-degree firearms charge

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 10, 2015 at 10:19AM

An Oak Harbor man investigated for possibly taking a shot at an officer last year was sent to prison for illegally possessing a gun, according to the Island County Prosecutor’s Office.

Oak Harbor City Council slaps mayor for sewer blindside

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Mar 10, 2015 at 10:19AM

Stirred up by revelations about skyrocketing cost estimates for the sewage treatment plant, the Oak Harbor City Council is demanding better communication from the city administration and staff about the project.

Slide destroys family’s South Whidbey cabin

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Mar 10, 2015 at 10:19AM

A large slide of earth and trees crashed into a Clinton beachfront cabin, knocking it off its foundation and forcing Island County to restrict entry and occupancy.

Island County declines six-issue settlement with WEAN

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Mar 10, 2015 at 10:18AM

Whidbey Environmental Action Network renewed legal action Thursday after Island County commissioners passed this week on a settlement.

Three people treated and released after Sunday crash on North Whidbey

  • Mar 9, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Mar 10, 2015 at 10:18AM

Three people injured in a two-car accident on North Whidbey Sunday night were treated and released from Island Hospital, according to a hospital spokesman. The Washington State Patrol reported that 22-year-old Jahnay Lewis of Oak Harbor was driving a 2004 Ford Expedition south on State Highway 20.

Wildcats off to strong start | Sailing

  • Mar 9, 2015 at 1:40PM

The Wildcat sailing team, behind five top-10 finishes in 12 races, produced a solid start to the 2015 season.

Oak Harbor edges North Whidbey in rival games | Middle school girls basketball

  • Mar 9, 2015 at 9:25AM

The Oak Harbor Middle School girls seventh- and eighth-grade basketball teams finished their seasons with narrow wins over rival North Whidbey Thursday, March 5.

Police won’t prioritize patrols at jaywalking spot on Whidbey Avenue

  • Mar 7, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Mar 9, 2015 at 9:40AM

Oak Harbor’s plan to build a mid-block crosswalk on Whidbey Avenue because of persistent jaywalkers took another step forward.

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