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Garudas return home to loved ones Friday at NAS Whidbey

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 18, 2014 at 9:20AM

Ben Kroll and his daughter, Abigail, 2, waited expectantly for “Uncle Josh” to land his EA-6B Prowler at Ault Field and climb out of the cockpit.

Island County prosecutor scolded for post-budget funding request

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 18, 2014 at 9:19AM

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks was scolded Wednesday by the board of commissioners after requesting additional money just one month after a 2015 budget was adopted.

Trouble flows from affordable housing project in Freeland

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 18, 2014 at 9:19AM

Island County Housing Authority’s new pride and joy in Freeland is once again raising the ire of neighbors.

Whidbey Island Marathon funding do-over stumbles

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 18, 2014 at 9:19AM

Though the City of Oak Harbor owns the Whidbey Island Marathon, the event may not receive any of the city’s lodging tax funds for 2015.

Wildcats compete in state meet | Swimming

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Nov 18, 2014 at 9:08AM

Molly Vagt, Marissa Morris and the 200 medley relay team all scored points for Oak Harbor High School at the 3A state swimming championships at Federal Way Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14 and 15.

Former Oak Harbor librarian celebrating 90th birthday

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Nov 17, 2014 at 4:13PM

Cathy Lee Wade’s years as a librarian speaks volumes about her interest.

Bayne tops Coupeville all-league selections

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 9:21AM

Josh Bayne leads a group of 10 Coupeville High School athletes who received 1A Olympic League first-team honors for the fall of 2014.

Peninsula pushes Wildcats out of playoffs | Football

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 9:25AM

These Seahawks wore a different shade of green, but their performance was reminiscent of the world champions from Seattle.

Saluting an old workhorse, the EA-6B Prowler | Our Viewpoint

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

With the return Friday of Electronic Warfare Squardon 134, the Garudas, the last of the EA-6Bs currently on deployment from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are back home.

Does new law take into consideration ‘devices'? | Letter

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

Will Home Depot, Walmart, Lowe’s, Cabela’s and countless other sporting goods and hardware stores, as well as construction companies in Washington and even the state Department of Transportation, comply with Initiative 594 when it becomes law, and will this state’s prosecuting attorneys prosecute those who don’t?

Think about securing firearms this Christmas | Letter

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

Buy a dad or loved one a gun safe for Christmas. I waited in the aftermath of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting to write this letter so as to not jump on the emotional bandwagon.

Has been a privilege to serve as treasurer | Letter

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

I would like to thank you for the faith and support you have bestowed upon me as I served as your Island County treasurer.

Coupeville Hub for Seniors schedule

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

All activities begin at 1 p.m. at the Coupeville United Methodist Church on Main Street. Lunch is served every Wednesday at noon. For more information, contact Glenda Cantrell at glenda@islandseniorservices.org or 360-720-2955.

Oak Harbor Senior Center schedule

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

SATURDAY, Nov. 15 Pingpong, Pool, Pinochle

Oak Harbor's Greenhouse Florist hosts open house Saturday to celebrate 60th anniversary

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 3:22PM

As two sisters arranged flowers behind the counter of the Greenhouse Florist and Nursery on a recent morning, they reflected on more carefree days when they used to crawl around the floor as kids and hide inside boxes.

Hannold still leads Island County commissioner race after count

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

With another ballot count this week, Island County commissioner candidate Rick Hannold slightly increased his narrow lead.

Island Scanner | Caller covers red beans in apartment, solves harassment problems

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

At 9:12 p.m., a Southeast Eighth Avenue resident reported that her mother beat her with coat hangers.

Malloy working toward world, Olympic titles

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 5:00AM

It seems even Olympic medalists have to do their own laundry. Oak Harbor High School graduate Marti Malloy, who won a bronze medal in judo in the 2012 London Olympics, discussed her career during a phone interview last month in between folding clothes at a San Jose laundromat.

Coupeville coach steps down | Football

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 3:00PM

Though Coupeville High School football coach Tony Maggio resigned last week after three years directing the program, he won’t disappear from the Central Whidbey athletic scene.

Finalists named for Island Transit director position

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 9:14AM

A subcommittee of Island Transit board members identified three finalist for the position of interim executive director. A public reception will be held in the front lobby area of the Island Transit building from 5-6 p.m., near Coupeville on Friday, Nov. 14. Members of the public and employees who are not on shift can meet each candidate, ask questions and provide comments.

Port of South Whidbey to manage county fairgrounds

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 8:45AM

If the money comes through, the Port of South Whidbey is getting into the fairground management business.

Man facing prison time for burglary on North Whidbey

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 8:45AM

A man who attacked and choked a woman after she gave him a ride to Whidbey Island is likely headed to prison.

Navy, congressman announce locations for two additional EIS meetings

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 8:45AM

The Navy will hold two additional open-house meetings for the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement on the EA-18G Growler in Port Townsend and on Lopez Island. Meetings were held last month in Coupeville, Oak Harbor and Anacortes. The Navy said the move was made at the request of elected leaders, according to a Wednesday press release.

Island County commissioners award lodging tax funds to chambers, marathon

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 8:44AM

Whidbey’s chambers of commerce top the list of recipients for Island County’s $220,000 allotment of lodging tax funds for 2015.

Horn signs with Idaho State

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 7:48AM

Oak Harbor High School senior Jonalynn Horn signed a letter of intent Thursday, Nov. 13, to run for Idaho State University next year.

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