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Boat beached on Whidbey after sailing trip goes awry

  • Apr 6, 2016 at 4:00AM

A sailboat was still beached near the tideline of West Beach Tuesday morning after a boat trip went very wrong last weekend.

Oak Harbor Main Street appoints a new volunteer board

  • Apr 5, 2016 at 3:36PM

Oak Harbor’s Main Street program, which business owners hope will resuscitate the city’s historic business district, has appointed a volunteer board of directors, one of the steps required to participate in the state-sponsored program.

Walls rising at Whidbey General Hospital worksite

  • Apr 6, 2016 at 5:00AM

The site that will become a new 60,000-square-foot wing at Whidbey General Hospital is starting to take shape.

Saving man's best friend: Fire captain: ‘He was crying to the point I was crying’

  • Apr 6, 2016 at 7:00AM

They say a dog is man’s best friend, and for Mark Johnsen, it’s especially true. His 2-year-old golden retriever Andy goes everywhere with him and sleeps at the edge of his bed. The Navy veteran from Camano Island is grateful his friend is OK after a car crash last month that nearly took both their lives.

Restrictions on private fireworks usage fizzle

  • Apr 6, 2016 at 4:00AM

A proposed law restricting private fireworks use in parts of Island County next year was delayed yesterday at the regular Tuesday meeting of the Board of Island County Commissioners.

Man falls at Pass, rescued next morning

  • Apr 6, 2016 at 7:00AM

A man who fell and injured himself spent a night at Deception Pass before he was discovered by a hiker Sunday morning.

Minor earthquake felt on Whidbey

  • Apr 5, 2016 at 12:49PM

A minor earthquake was recorded in the San Juan island this morning and was felt as far away as Coupeville. The 3.5-magnitude temblor was centered 11 miles northwest of Oak Harbor, near the southern tip of Lopez Island. It occurred at 11:06 a.m. and was 32.4 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Mitchell's 3 goals kick Oak Harbor by Everett | Soccer

  • Apr 5, 2016 at 10:14AM

A hat trick by JJ Mitchell led the Oak Harbor High School soccer team to a 4-2 win over Everett at Lincoln Field Monday, April 4, and pushed the Wildcats into the top half of the Wesco standings.

2 Oak Harbor teams finish in top 10 at air rifle regionals

  • Apr 5, 2016 at 9:41AM

Two Oak Harbor teams placed in the top 10 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program regional air rifle competition March 31-April 2 at Sandy, Utah.

Leyva Elenes' hat trick carries Coupeville to win | Soccer

  • Apr 5, 2016 at 8:58AM

The heady play of Abraham Leyva Elenes guided the Coupeville High School soccer team to its first win of the season as the Wolves tripped visiting Forks 3-0 Monday, April 4.

Getchell gets by 'Cats in conference opener | Baseball

  • Apr 4, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Apr 5, 2016 at 8:56AM

Marysville Getchell — more specifically Collin Montez — defeated the visiting Oak Harbor High School baseball team 4-0 Friday, April 1.

NWLL holds Pitch, Hit and Run competition

  • Apr 5, 2016 at 8:07AM

North Whidbey Little League will host Scotts Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Windjammer Park.

Falcons hold off Wolves | Baseball

  • Apr 4, 2016 at 10:31AM

The Coupeville High School baseball team made South Whidbey a little uncomfortable before falling to the Falcons 7-3 Saturday, April 2, in Langley.

Whidbey woman's disappearance likely to remain unsolved after only suspect dies

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Apr 4, 2016 at 9:55AM

The only suspect in the 2011 disappearance of an elderly woman from her North Whidbey home has died, leaving investigators with no leads in the case.

Home run helps Wildcats win | Softball

  • Apr 4, 2016 at 9:44AM

Powered by a three-run home run from Alexa Findley, the Oak Harbor High School softball team won 5-1 at Stanwood Friday, April 1.

Oak Harbor earns league win | Soccer

  • Apr 4, 2016 at 9:17AM

A 2-1 win at Arlington Friday, April 1, put a check in the Western Conference win column for the Oak Harbor High School soccer team.

Wildcats move into f1st place | Tennis

  • Apr 4, 2016 at 9:07AM

A 7-0 win over visiting Marysville-Pilchuck Friday, April 1, lifted the Oak Harbor High School tennis team into first place of the Wesco North.

Forum focuses on need for homeless services on Whidbey

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 4:00AM

Nearly 400 Whidbey residents between the ages of 12-24 reported experiencing homelessness within the past year, according to the results of a recent island-wide youth perception survey.

Nortier a great choice to restore public’s trust | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 3:00AM

A smart move by members of the Island Transit board should mute much of the public criticism that continued to dog the agency in recent years. This week board members unanimously chose Mike Nortier among three candidates for the director position.

Habitat breaks ground on first multi-family unit

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 5:00AM

Bonnie Patterson wants to make a better life for her children, and she’s willing to put in the hard work to do it.

News Briefs

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 4:00AM

The City of Oak Harbor will hold a growth meeting. The Island County Historical Society will offer free admission to the Island County Museum.

Governor signs measure allowing county RTPO

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 5:00AM

Gov. Jay Inslee on March 25 signed into law a measure letting Island County form an organization of local governments to plan and fund future transportation projects.

Former base CO offered Island Transit helm

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 7:00AM

The former commanding officer of the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is likely the next executive director of Island Transit.

Army sets up camp at Navy airfield

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 7:00AM

The Army paid a visit to Coupeville’s Outlying Field this week to practice skills that could save lives here someday.

One of their own: Squadron deploys to help an ailing shipmate

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 7:00AM

On an unseasonably warm spring afternoon, about 15 members of the same Navy squadron pulled up to a house on Barrington Drive in Oak Harbor, armed with enough manpower and lawn equipment to tackle a city park.

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