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Purchases help to give public access to Whidbey’s beaches | Editorial

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 5:00AM

Imagine you lived a few blocks from the water, or maybe just across the street, but you had to get in your car and drive miles so you could legally stand on the beach and skip a few stones.

Larsen, challengers talk Outlying Field, budget, immigration | Corrected

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 15, 2014 at 4:06PM

Democratic Congress-man Rick Larsen said Thursday he’ll continue his support for use of Outlying Field Coupeville by the EA-18G Growlers based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Paw in Hand pet boutique closing its doors on Aug. 1

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 5:00AM

Of all the signs that pointed to a change for his business, Chris Reissner said the most glaring one involved simple math.

Oak Harbor hopes to continue tournament success at district | Legion

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:35AM

The Oak Harbor Legion baseball team hopes some its tournament magic carries over into the league's district tournament at Burlington-Edison High School this week.

Whitley wins Whidbey Amateur

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 12:23PM

Whitley is the king of Whidbey. Josh Whitley won the two-day Whidbey Amateur Golf Tournament Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13.

Sedro-Woolley denies North Whidbey spot at state | 10/11 baseball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:28PM

A thrilling 7-6 win in the second game of a best-of-three series at Windjammer Park wasn't enough to earn the North Whidbey Little League 10/11 baseball team a trip to the state tournament.

Wright, Northup lead Central Whidbey to win | State 13/14 softball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 11:59AM

Boosted by the bat of Sarah Wright and the arm of Bella Northup, the Central Whidbey Junior (13/14) Little League softball team returned to its winning ways with a 4-1 win over Bellevue/Mercer Island Sunday, July 13, at the state tournament at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

Oak Harbor sewage plant may include plaza, water park

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:36AM

Plans for the new sewage treatment in Oak Harbor may include an event center and outdoor plaza adjacent to Windjammer Park.

North Whidbey drops quarterfinals match | State 15/16 baseball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 11:33AM

After a win in the first round, the North Whidbey Senior (15/16) Little League team suffered a 12-1 loss to Lewis River (Woodland) in the quarterfinals Sunday, July 13, at Shoreline's Meridian Park.

Mayor wants Oak Harbor Elks to take over marathon

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:28AM

Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley wants the Elks Club to run the city-owned Whidbey Island Marathon.

Oak Harbor store owner says she’s moving to Coupeville

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:18AM

Whidbey Isle Yarns owner Dena Royal said Thursday that she plans to move her living quarters out of her Pioneer Way shop in Oak Harbor and into a Coupeville apartment next week.

Deception Pass manager wants nearby building for visitor's center

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:17AM

When a nearby building was put on the market for sale, the manager of Deception Pass State Park said he saw an opportunity to try and make a dream a reality.

Tsunami researchers track geological history

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:11AM

Frances Griswold excitedly pulled out a rock that crumbled in her hand and showed it to other researchers Tuesday.

Langley pub waitress charged with forging tips

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:08AM

A 23-year-old waitress at a popular Langley pub is accused of forging customer receipts to give herself bigger tips, according to documents on file in Island County Superior Court.

South Whidbey rec pot store’s opening delayed

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:08AM

The recreational marijuana business in Island County has gotten off to a rocky start.

Energy future, costs won’t get any better | Letter

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 10:41AM

We hear about free enterprise and American energy independence by reading Don Brunell’s guest column in the Whidbey News-Times.

Central Whidbey falls twice in Asotin heat | State 9/10 softball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 10:07AM

The stay at the Little League 9/10 state softball tournament was a short one for Central Whidbey, but the island girls enjoyed the adventure.

Heat, Mill Creek scorch North Whidbey | State 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 9:51AM

The weather was hot but the North Whidbey Little League 9/10 baseball team's offense was not in a 12-4 loss to traditional power Mill Creek in the state tournament Saturday, July 12.

Central Whidbey loses in opener | State 13/14 softball

  • Jul 13, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 9:20AM

Ridgefield used small ball to get big results in an 11-4 win over Central Whidbey in the first round of the state 13/14 Little League softball tournament at Shoreline's Meridian Park Saturday, July 12.

North Whidbey begins tournament with win | State 15/16 baseball

  • Jul 13, 2014 at 8:02AM

The North Whidbey Senior (15/16) Little League baseball team started state tournament play in impressive fashion with an 8-2 win over the District 10 (Kent) champion 8-2 Saturday, July 12, at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

Tracking Toads | How scarce is Whidbey Island’s Western Toad population? State biologist is seeking public input

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

Growing up on an Oak Harbor farm, Sheila Case-Smith remembers when it was common to spot a toad on the family property.

Church Notes

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 2:00AM

Calvary Chapel in Oak Harbor is holding a VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, June 23, through Friday, June 27. For ages 4 through fifth grade. To register, call 360-679-6959.

Palmdale columnist shares a Whidbey visit | Letter

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

My brother visited here for the first time recently. He included the following thoughts in the column he writes for the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, Calif.:

State’s initiative king lost his bling | The Petri Dish

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

Rarely can the lack of action trigger so much reaction as it did last week when Tim Eyman didn’t do something he so often does — turn in signatures for an initiative.

Teen stargazing events Monday at Coupeville Library

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

Leslie Franzen, branch manager for the Coupeville Library, said the library has worked with the Island County Astronomical Society before, but never for teens specifically.

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