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Need to start talking about mental health | Letters

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

Editor, In light of what’s been going on in the prison system here on Whidbey Island I think it’s time that we start a conversation about mental health care More in this country.

An easy source of law enforcement funding | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

Editor, Am I one of the only ones who notices a seeming increase in the number of drivers either on hand-held phones or looking down, maybe texting, while driving in town and on the highway?

Why did the judge not allow photos in court? | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

Editor, The alleged murderers of John Jay Johnson appeared in court on Nov. 30. Judge Vickie Churchill ruled that no photos of the accused be allowed.

More than 150 gathered for 17th annual dinner | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 2:00AM

Editor, They came, they ate, they laughed and ate some more! The 17th Annual Coupeville Community Thanksgiving Dinner was a great success and we estimate we served approximately 150 people.

Decision to prohibit photos goes against history of openness | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

Judges have immense power over people’s lives and little oversight. The citizens of Island County have long been fortunate in having two Superior Court judges who have proven to be professional, intelligent and compassionate.

Church events on Whidbey Island

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

Area churches offer various events and programs: St. Mary Catholic Church will hold a CHRISTMAS BAZAAR 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at the church in Coupeville.

November births on Whidbey Island

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 2:00AM

The following babies were born at Whidbey General Hospital and Oak Harbor Naval Hospital:

Couple aims to turn ‘catios’ into viable business | Business

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Dec 4, 2015 at 12:28PM

Oak Harbor’s Carlton Hughs and Jennifer Coleman hope to make a go of Cat Creations, a home-based business making wooden enclosures that let cats safely enjoy the outdoor

Wildcats start season with 2 wins | Wrestling

  • Dec 4, 2015 at 8:41AM

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team kicked off the 2015-16 season by sweeping both ends of a double-dual meet at Shorewood High School Thursday, Dec. 3.

Oak Harbor opens season with win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 3, 2015 at 1:27PM

Strong execution at both ends of the court carried the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team to a 57-46 season-opening win over visiting Mariner Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Pot stores finding a niche in Whidbey Island economy | Part 3 of 3

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Dec 3, 2015 at 1:24PM

“Have you tried the Pink Lady Kush concentrate? It’s an 80/20 indica dominant.” So went clerk Aeron Nyx’s sales pitch to a customer recently at Bayview’s Whidbey Island Cannabis Co. It was obscure to the non-smoker. But the customer, who asked to be identified only as Kelvin, happily walked away with about $60 worth of product.

South Whidbey slips by Coupeville | Girls basketball

  • Dec 3, 2015 at 12:42PM

A last-second shot fell short and the Coupeville High School girls basketball team lost 32-30 to visiting South Whidbey in the season opener Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Early mistakes hurt Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 3, 2015 at 11:04AM

The visiting South Whidbey High School boys basketball team took advantage of early Coupeville mistakes to jump to a quick lead on the way to a 61-36 win Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Wildcats have trouble with Warriors' pressure | Boys basketball

  • Dec 3, 2015 at 10:28AM

Edmonds-Woodway’s pressure defense caused problems for the visiting Oak Harbor High School boys basketball and led to the Warriors’ 67-34 win in the season opener Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Holiday Happenings on Whidbey

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 1:39PM

A schedule of events on the island during this holiday season.

Winter prep preview | Oak Harbor boys basketball

  • Dec 1, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 8:25PM

Last year was a learning experience for the Oak Harbor boys basketball team; now it’s time for the Wildcats to put that knowledge to work.

Winter prep preview | Coupeville boys basketball

  • Dec 1, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 8:24PM

There is a common thread to recent troubles for the Coupeville boys basketball team — turnovers.

Winter prep preview | Oak Harbor cheer

  • Dec 1, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 8:24PM

Getting back to the state tournament is the primary goal of this winter’s Oak Harbor cheer team.

Cost of swimming to rise at Oak Harbor pool starting Jan. 1

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 6:00AM

It will soon be more expensive to swim at the Oak Harbor pool. In a contentious decision, the board that oversees the North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District decided to raise prices, effective at the start of the new year.

Charged in Oak Harbor teenager’s death, four appear before judge

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 6:00AM

One of the suspects in the Nov. 10 shooting of an Oak Harbor teenager allegedly borrowed a gun from a friend the day before. The new detail about the case was contained in a supplemental police report that was introduced at a hearing in Island County Superior Court Monday.

O Christmas tree

  • Dec 1, 2015 at 4:35PM

Leslie and Sarah O’Connell, of Oak Harbor, pick out the very best tree with their daughter, Rylan, 1, on Monday evening. The Oak Harbor Lions Club is again raising money to help the local community with its Christmas tree sale, located in the park next to the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce off of State Highway 20. The club is offering several types of trees in different sizes. The Lions’ stand is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until all of the trees are sold.

Island County's new jail chief worked for prison system

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 5:00AM

Jose Briones plans to bring what he’s learned about dealing with mentally ill inmates at the state’s second-largest prison to the Island County jail.

Movie studio pays Barefoot Bandit $1 million

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 2:00AM

A Hollywood studio has paid more than $1 million to cover court-ordered restitution owed by Colton Harris-Moore, the infamous “Barefoot Bandit.”

Cheers for PSE and our postal carriers | Letter

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 4:00PM

Heartfelt thanks to Puget Sound Energy and our U.S. Mail carriers for their service during our recent weather event.

Holidays are meant to be shared with family | Letter

  • Dec 2, 2015 at 4:00AM

Thanksgiving is a time to be with your family instead of camping in front of Walmart, Kmart or even the mall.

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