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Two rollover crashes reported Thursday | Three injured in Coupeville accidents

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 5:00AM

Three people were transported to the hospital and one man was seriously injured in two separate rollover accidents on the highway south of Coupeville Thursday evening.

Bucs ready to set sail on Fourth | Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s float continues to be a parade favorite

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 5:00AM

The Fourth of July Parade in Oak Harbor is fast approaching, and residents are already looking forward to the processional and ensuing celebration.

Harassment always unacceptable: Community must find common ground | Letter

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

The training flights of the Navy Growler planes continue to create controversy in our community. There are strong feelings on all sides, yet we need to find common ground to move forward.

Keep telling us what you want in the WNT | Publisher's Column

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 3:00AM

It’s been two months since we launched the metered system on the Whidbey News-Times website, and the initial results brought exciting news.

Monson should submit resignation | Letter

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

I can’t think of anything less likely to persuade those of us caught in the middle of this naval noise debate — to make us forget any rational arguments for the COER cause of curtailing necessary training exercises of the U.S. Navy on Whidbey — than for the leader of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve to attack, verbally and physically, an upstanding Whidbey Island citizen.

Disrupting Larsen meeting was rude | Letter

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

The whining estate owners who want the touch-and-go Outlying Field Coupeville to be removed because of the engine noise ought to have some sensitivity to the noise they created at the recent Coupeville meeting with our state representative.

COER fast losing any creditability | Letter

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

I see the president of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve is really trying to make a name for himself and his group of “concerned citizens.”

Bouyed by emails, letters showing support for COER | Letter

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

The theme of this letter is a series of inconvenient truths. Despite allusions in the June 11, 2014 Whidbey News-Times, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve has had absolutely nothing to do with the defacing of U.S. currency. It seems these stamped bills are being circulated in Oak Harbor by someone who lives or works in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor Emblem Club awards four scholarships to Whidbey seniors

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Oak Harbor Emblem Club recently awarded scholarships to four Whidbey Island high school seniors. The recipients of the $1,100 academic scholarships are Tess Radisch of South Whidbey, Soleil Sykes of Oak Harbor and Heni Barnes of Coupeville.

Penn Cove water district requests expansion, hearing set for July 7

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 2:00AM

Island County commissioners will review an expansion to Penn Cove Water & Sewer District to ensure it complies with state Department of Health requirements.

County to hold meetings to discuss transportation projects and goals

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 2:00AM

Island County’s Transportation Element Update project team will visit locations around the county for a second time to update interested citizens on projects and gather input on early drafts of proposed goals, policies and future transportation conditions.

Oak Harbor School District launches dropout outreach program

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 3:00AM

Oak Harbor School District has started a dropout outreach program called iGrad Academy in efforts to meet their on-time graduation goal.

Oak Harbor plays for state berth | Babe Ruth

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 9:56AM

The Oak Harbor Babe Ruth baseball team challenges Burlington in a winner-to-state, loser-out game at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 27, at Burlington's Rotary Fields.

Little League starts district playoffs this weekend

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:31AM

District tournament action begins this weekend for North and Central Whidbey Little League teams.

Late run helps Oak Harbor salvage split | Legion

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:31AM

A run in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday, June 26, helped the Oak Harbor Legion baseball team earn a split with South Whidbey this week.

Etzell earns 1st-team, all-state honors | Baseball

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 11:26AM

Coupeville High School's Ben Etzell tacked on another honor to his celebrated senior baseball season when he was named to the Washington State Baseball Coaches Association all-state team Tuesday, June 24.

Oak Harbor woman charged with vehicular homicide June 17

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Jun 26, 2014 at 12:30PM

An Oak Harbor woman faces a vehicular homicide charge after a woman she hit died from blood clots more than two months after the crash, according to court documents.

Citizens of Ebey's Reserve president must stay away from Realtor

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00AM updated at 3:58PM

A District Court commissioner has ordered that jet noise critic Michael Monson stay away from Realtor Joe Mosolino. The order for protection from harassment was requested June 6 but was made final this past Friday.

‘Voice’ star performing Saturday at Oak Harbor Music Festival fundraiser | Corrected

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 10:59AM

A fundraising concert featuring singer Austin Jenckes will be performed Saturday night at the Roller Barn in Oak Harbor.

Whidbey art galleries foster a cooperative spirit

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:00AM

Jeanne Valdez laughs when she thinks back to the frantic days leading up to Garry Oak Gallery’s opening.

Church Notes

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00AM

For more information, visit www.whidbeyquakers.org or email Tom Ewell at tewell@whidbey.com

Transportation is an essential | Guest Column

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00AM

All too often, our network of highways, pipelines, railroads, barges, ship terminals and airports goes unnoticed unless there is an accident.

Ethics Board looks at fine line around lobbyist meetings | Petri Dish

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00AM

Amid the dialectic contours in Olympia, they are trying to figure out if influence can be peddled with a few bags of Doritos or a $12 meal.

Lack of awareness is Democrats’ downfall | Letter

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Democratic Party is completely out of step with the people of America. But, I prefer Democrat. After eight years of George W. Bush, and now six years of President Barack Obama, our nation is still involved in war, still torturing innocent people, still favoring Wall Street, still without a public option for health care and still ignoring polluters.

Don’t let Island Transit start charging fares | Letter

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00AM

Regarding the issue of Island Transit funding, from this point forward, we should never accept anything but ongoing “fare-free” service from Island Transit.

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