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Oak Harbor chamber seeking board member nominations

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 4:00AM

The Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce is seeking to fill three expiring terms on its board of directors.

Flyers earns silver at American Beer Fest

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 3:00AM

Flyers Restaurant and Brewery in Oak Harbor won a silver medal at this year’s Great American Beer Festival, it said in a prepared release.

Lawmakers urge military not to evict WIC from NAS Whidbey

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 4:00AM

Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Rick Larsen said they won’t stop fighting to keep a WIC office open on base.

Pumpkin contest is Sat. in Coupeville

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 5:00AM

The 20th annual Whidbey Island Giant Pumpkin Contest will be held Saturday, Oct. 10 during the Coupeville Farmers Market.

LED project will light up NAS Whidbey

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 5:00AM

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is close to completing a $600,000 replacement of existing streetlights and exterior building lights with energy-efficient LED models, the base told the press.

Island County pays $15K to foundation to public records request oversight

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Island County agreed to pay $15,000 to The Freedom Foundation, an Olympia-based advocacy group, after failing to act on a public-records request.

Oak Harbor assault suspect ‘as indigent as they get’

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

A 30-year-old Oak Harbor man was sentenced to prison Monday for choking his girlfriend. Kevin Adams pleaded guilty in Island County Superior Court to second-degree assault.

Oak Harbor Girl Scouts get gory for worthy cause

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 7:00AM

For the past 10 years, Dugualla Bay Farms has hosted the Girl Scouts’ annual peanut-butter-and-jelly drive, in which the scouts each bring one jar of peanut butter or jelly to be donated to the Help House.

Rouse named Rotary Student of the Month

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Oak Harbor High School student Marjorie Rouse is Rotary Club Student of the Month. During a meeting of the Rotary Club of Oak Harbor, Oak Harbor High School Principal Dwight Lundstrom introduced Rouse, the first recipient of the award.

Island Transit pushing to get last of repairs done, gazebos fail to gain any buyer interest

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 7:00AM

A construction company is fixing problems with concrete floors that kept the new Island Transit facility near Coupeville from being deemed complete for nearly two years.

County pays $15K to settle records request failure | Corrected

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Oct 6, 2015 at 1:55PM

Island County has agreed to pay $15,000 to The Freedom Foundation, an Olympia-based advocacy group, after failing to act on a public-records request.

Coupeville pushes defending state champs before falling 4-3 | Soccer

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 9:50AM

Coupeville High School soccer coach Troy Cowan understands that every match includes many more "wins" than the big one on the scoreboard.

Sewer rates may rise between $51-$78 per month for Oak Harbor residents

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Oct 5, 2015 at 9:20AM

The ability to flush away unseemly substances comes with a cost and, for Oak Harbor residents, that cost will inevitably balloon because of the new sewage treatment plant.

Eagles go to the air to top Oak Harbor | Football

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Oct 5, 2015 at 9:18AM

First Mother Nature drenched the Oak Harbor High School football team, then host Arlington's passing attack rained down on the Wildcats. Oak Harbor built a 21-3 lead before the Eagles exploded for 35 unanswered points to win their homecoming game that was peppered by a steady rain.

Etherington helps the Oak Harbor offense start clicking in 3-1 win | Soccer

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 8:50AM

The six-day wait was worth it. Behind three goals by Caylie Etherington, the Oak Harbor High School soccer team won 3-1 at Anacortes Friday, Oct. 2, in a non-league match.

Wolves win at Klahowya | Tennis

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 8:34AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team moved closer to capturing the Olympic League 1A title with a 6-1 win over Klahowya in Silverdale Friday, Oct. 2.

Island Transit head accused of downplaying details of DUI

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Oct 4, 2015 at 12:25PM

Following revelations about a DUI case, Island Transit’s interim director told board members Friday that he doesn’t want to become the permanent head of the agency.

Superstitious Seahawks fans will do whatever it takes to will team to win

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Oct 4, 2015 at 11:57AM

Seahawk superstitions run deep in the Abercrombie family and they’ll be on display again when the couple attends Seattle’s next game against the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football.

Wolves fall in flag-fest | Football

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 9:40AM

Flags were flying at Mickey Clark Field in Coupeville Friday night, but it wasn't a patriotic demonstration but a penalty-marred football game. Klahowya defeated the Wolves 29-13 in a contest that featured more than 20 penalties, many major.

Frontier finalizes deal to open store in Coupeville

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 7:00AM

Representatives with Frontier Building Supply confirmed Friday the business will be opening a Coupeville location.

Anti-noise group issues plea to supporters: ‘We think this judge was wrong … we need to raise $50,000 quickly’

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 7:00AM

A Central Whidbey group concerned about the health effects of Navy jet noise is asking its followers for more cash to continue its fight to end the carrier landing practices at Outlying Field Coupeville.

Haunting events start today in Coupeville

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 2:00AM

Ghosts and goblins will be sneaking out of the dark recesses of Coupeville as the Haunting of Coupeville starts Saturday, offering a month of hauntingly fun activities.

Port establishes Greenbank Farm lease negotiation terms

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 3:00AM

The Port of Coupeville held a special meeting Friday after learning previous action taken in regard to tenant leases at Greenbank Farm was not legal.

Fate of federal land protections fund uncertain

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

A federal fund that has invested nearly $1 million in Island County and $500 million in Washington state expired Wednesday night, and it’s unclear whether it will be resuscitated, a Washington advocacy group said.

Local efforts to preserve, repopulate Garry oaks is welcome, long overdue | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00AM

It’s fitting that so much attention is suddenly being paid to Garry oak trees as Oak Harbor enters its 100th year of incorporation.

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