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Mistake hurts 'Cats in opener | Baseball

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:35AM

The Oak Harbor High School baseball team committed only one error, but it was costly in a 5-3 loss at Mount Vernon in the season opener Thursday, March 17.

Nurse cleared in inmate's death from dehydration

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:20AM

The state nursing commission won't take action against a former Island County Jail nurse despite concerns that she failed to adequately care for a mentally ill inmate who died of dehydration a day after she saw him.

Port Angeles edges shorthanded Wolves | Tennis

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:18AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team played a woman short and it proved to be the difference in a 4-3 loss at Port Angeles Thursday, March 17.

Wildcats lose 5-2, again | Tennis

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 8:52AM

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team has played three matches this season and lost each by the same score, 5-2.

Wolves win in bottom of 7th | Baseball

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 12:03PM

Marc Aparicio, Coupeville High School’s new baseball coach, received an early indication of the stresses of the job when his team eked out a 13-12 in over Concrete Wednesday, March 16, at Sherman Field.

Bats come alive as Wolves whip Lions | Softball

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 10:38AM

Breaking out of a scoring slump, the Coupeville High School softball team scored five runs in its final two at bats to clip visiting Concrete 5-3 Wednesday, March 16.

South Whidbey comes back to beat Wildcats | Tennis

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey’s finish was stronger than Oak Harbor’s start, and the Falcons defeated the visiting Wildcat tennis team 5-2 Wednesday, March 16.

Late goal trips up Wildcats | Soccer

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 9:46AM

Mount Vernon scored with 30 seconds left to sneak by the Oak Harbor High School soccer team 2-1 Tuesday, March 15, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Lake Stevens tops Oak Harbor | Tennis

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 9:05AM

Lake Stevens swept the singles matches en route to a 5-2 win over the host Oak Harbor tennis team Tuesday, March 15.

Tigers nip Coupeville | Soccer

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 8:54AM

Host Granite Falls slipped past the Coupeville High School soccer team 2-1 Tuesday, March 15, in the season-opening match for both schools.

Wildcats finish in middle of 3-team match | Boys golf

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 8:49AM

The Oak Harbor High School boys golf team started the spring with a second-place finish in a three-team match Tuesday, March 15, at the Whidbey Golf Club.

Oak Harbor’s Haggen is retaining name under Albertsons ownership

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 4:30PM

From 33, to roughly 185, to 15. That’s how wildly the store count at grocery chain Haggen has fluctuated in 15 months.

Another storm blows through Whidbey

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 4:00AM updated at 8:39AM

After a brief breath, another windstorm whomped Whidbey Island on Sunday.

Local reverends’ buggy collides with car in Oak Harbor | Looking Back

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 4:00AM

Here's what was happening in the news 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

How your newspaper works — in a nutshell | Publisher's Column

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 3:00AM

For those of us who work at the newspaper, it’s easy to forget that it isn’t always obvious to readers how things get into the paper, and who decides where things go.

New logo represents openness to community | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

Good things are happening at Whidbey General Hospital. Town Hall meetings, rebranding and establishment of the Patient and Family Advisory Council reflect efforts of hospital leadership to improve both its performance and relationship with the community.

While not a lot, it’s not WGH board’s money | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

A meeting at 7 a.m. and the community “agreed” to change the name of the hospital? Sounds like the Politburo in Communist China.

WhidbeyHealth reflects hospital’s evolution | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

There’s more to see than just tulips peeking out of the dirt on Whidbey this spring. An array of piping and rebar is sprouting from what used to be the staff parking lot of our 46-year-old Whidbey General Hospital.

Only COER has a problem with OLF Coupeville | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

The rambling March 12 letter by Robert Wilbur misstates who has a problem. The Navy does not have an OLF problem.

Sanders’ deeds show he is one to be trusted | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

When it comes to evaluating presidential candidates, determining which one is authentic can be a challenge for even the most discerning of voters.

Island Scanner

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 3:00AM

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

Rotary celebrates 80th, honors former Oak Harbor mayor

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 7:00AM

Rotary Club of Oak Harbor — known to many around town as “the noon Rotary” — celebrated its 80th birthday Friday at the Yacht Club with paper hats, a giant cake and recognition of its most faithful member.

Nortier on short list for Island Transit director

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 7:00AM

Mike Nortier, the recently retired commanding officer at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, is one of three finalists for the next director of Island Transit.

Oak Harbor, Coupeville grads continue athletic careers in college

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 5:00AM

Upon graduating from Oak Harbor and Coupeville high schools, a number of Wildcats and Wolves are continuing their athletic careers on the collegiate stage. Following is an update of their accomplishments for this past winter season.

Grand marshal suits music teacher: Festive spirit of Oak Harbor’s choral director brings new title

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 5:00AM

In eight years as the high school’s choral director, he’s built a program recognized for excellence. And now, on a holiday that celebrates Irish heritage, McCoy is being recognized by the community at Thursday’s parade along Pioneer Way that starts at 4:30 p.m., carrying a grand distinction often not bestowed on someone just 31.

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