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Campaign support was appreciated | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

I want to say thank you to all of those who supported me through my campaign, volunteering and giving up your free time, putting up signs, making donations and walking in the parade with me.

Hannold not ready for county seat | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

After reviewing commissioner candidate Rick Hannold’s campaign website, I came to the conclusion that he is not ready to assume that position.

Vaughan’s support lacks integrity | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

Endorsement of Karla Jacks for District 3 commissioner by Aubrey Vaughan was not really a surprise, though the way he went about it was integrity-free.

Hannold offers ‘fiscal sobriety’ | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am voting for Rick Hannold for Island County Commissioner, District 3, in November.

Should every gun sale be checked? | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

The gun sale background-check initiative will inconvenience law-abiding gun owners. Getting shot by someone who clearly should not own a gun is inconvenient.

Retired deputy says ‘no’ to I-594 | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

There have been several letters regarding Initiative 594 already published, but none addressed my principal concerns.

Reason for running to bring back leadership | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

There are two statements attributed to me in your recent article that are incorrect.

McDowell should have checked Jacks’ website | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

I was sorry to see the letter to the editor Saturday from former hard-working County Commissioner Mac McDowell.

Whidbey News-Times suggestions for Nov. 4 election | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

The following are Whidbey News-Times recommendations for Nov. 4 general election. The decisions were based on editorial board interviews and coverage of local candidate forums:

Island Scanner | Wife cussing; panhandlers arguing

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Oak Harbor's Sea Mar collecting clothing, blankets for people in need

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

Oak Harbor’s Sea Mar Behavioral Health Center’s first blanket and clothing drive comes right before the center’s one-year anniversary.

Monsters to mash on Midway Saturday

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00AM

A mob of zombies is expected to swarm Midway Boulevard this weekend.

Deception Pass area being searched for Seattle man

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 5:37PM

Dog teams searched the trails at Deception Pass Tuesday for a missing Microsoft employee, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

$77 million Island County budget approved

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

Despite lingering concerns about overspending, Island County commissioners adopted a 2015 budget Monday.

Oak Harbor artist shares her love of art, Whidbey resources

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:25PM

Lyla Lillis has been hooked on pottery since she took a pottery class in 1999.

Kiteboarding’s pull is being felt on Whidbey

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:25PM

Wind is almost always on Andy Holmes’ mind.He often thinks about wind when he stares out at Bellingham Bay.

NAS Whidbey man accused of seeking sex with child

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:24PM

A sailor at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is among six men arrested during an online child exploitation sting carried out by Skagit County law enforcement.

Candidates spar in final Oak Harbor forum before election

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:22PM

Candidates took on each other one last time at Thursday’s final political forum put on by the League of Women Voters in Oak Harbor.

Professor gives haunting lesson at Oak Harbor Skagit Valley College campus

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:22PM

Few have seen the purported ghost of a little boy riding his tricycle up and down the long basement hallways of the Old Main building on the Skagit Valley College campus in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor man discovered dead on south end

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:21PM

Island police are looking into the death of an Oak Harbor man on South Whidbey last week.

Island County commissioners fall shy of spending cuts goal

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:21PM

Island County commissioners aimed to cut about $100,000 in new staff positions from next year’s budget but fell short of their goal to reduce projected spending by approximately $300,000.

Oops! Wildlife forgets to tell Deception Pass Park manager lake was being stocked

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:20PM

Just one tiny detail was left out when hatchery workers with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife arrived at Deception Pass State Park to stock Cranberry Lake with an abundance of rainbow trout earlier this week.

Smith seeking another term in Washington state legislature

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM

State Rep. Norma Smith does not like to be given bad information. When she was told that design flaws on working state ferries were not a issue, she was frustrated that the opposite was true.

Wildcats win on Senior Night | Swimming

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:35PM

The Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team put a bow on a fine regular season and celebrated Senior Night with a 127-51 win over Cascade Monday, Oct. 20, at John Vanderzicht Pool.

'Cats clobber Stanwood; face M-P for title | Football

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 9:52AM

The Oak Harbor High School football team scored 42 points in the first quarter then backed off the gas in a 56-13 ride over host Stanwood Friday, Oct. 17.

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