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Land Trust faces deadline in beach purchase

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust announced it must raise $314,450 by Sept. 30 in order to purchase 420 feet of low-bank beach and forested uplands at Glendale on southeast Whidbey.

Rotary supplies helmets for Oak Harbor Youth League

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 12:08PM

A ceremony before the Oak Harbor Youth Football League games at Fort Nugent Park Saturday, Sept. 6, acknowledged the Oak Harbor Rotary Club's purchase of 77 helmets for the local teams.

Rite Aid, fast food eye corner of Highway 20, Pioneer Way

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 9, 2014 at 9:25AM

The big empty lot at the intersection of State Highway 20 and Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor may be the future home of a new Rite Aid Pharmacy and a yet unidentified fast-food restaurant.

Virtual tour shows life with dementia, Alzheimer’s

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 9, 2014 at 9:25AM

For people who might wonder what life with dementia is like, HomePlace has found a way to show them.

Deluge rains drama on Whidbey Playhouse

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 9, 2014 at 9:24AM

No theatrics were necessary to produce a dramatic scene at the Whidbey Playhouse Tuesday.

Wildcats, Wolves warm up with jamboree | Volleyball

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 8:18AM

The Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school volleyball teams primed for the regular season by competing in a six-team jamboree in Oak Harbor Saturday, Sept. 6.

Islanders take opener | U-17 soccer

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 8:05AM

The U-17 Islanders boys select soccer team opened its season with a 5-0 win at Federal Way Sunday, Sept. 7.

Clinton bank robber makes getaway in employee's vehicle

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:37PM

Wells Fargo in Clinton was robbed this morning. The Island County Sheriff's Office announced in a news release that the bank was hit by a lone gunman. The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, and used a bank employee's vehicle as a getaway car.

Fired worker files lawsuit against Island Transit

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 8, 2014 at 9:12AM

The former lead mechanic at Island Transit is alleging in a lawsuit that Executive Director Martha Rose wrongfully fired him because of his race and age.

Wolves reclaim 'The Bucket' | Football

  • Sep 7, 2014 at 2:43PM

It's basically a one-item bucket list. And the Coupeville High School football team was able to cross off that singular goal with a 35-28 win over South Whidbey Friday, Sept. 5, at Mickey Clark Field.

Mistakes sink Wildcats in opener | Football

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 5:11PM

The special teams for Oak Harbor High School were anything but special in the Wildcats' 30-28 loss to Monroe in the season opener Friday, Sept. 5, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Watching traffic

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 5:00AM

A couple takes in the view at Admiralty Inlet near the Keystone spit and the Coupeville ferry landing Wednesday night.

Oak Harbor Mayor fills planning commission

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 5:00AM

A former explosives ordnance technician and council candidate will be the newest member of the Oak Harbor Planning Commission.

Industry changes are a bitter pill for local pharmacists

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

A longtime Whidbey Island pharmacist struggling with industry changes is considering a prescription for corporate ownership.

Summer of 2014 tough to let go of | Harbor Highlights

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 2:00AM

Let’s all sing praises for the summer of 2014, shall we?

Support for event is greatly appreciated | Letter

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

Saying “thank you” doesn’t seem enough after seeing the outpour of generosity from our community in helping the Pigfest be the success it was Aug. 10.

Simplify the code, put cash in pockets | Letter

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

I do not want this coming to a letter war; however, I feel the need to respond to Mr. Thomas Kosloske’s narrow-viewed letter from Sept. 3.

Asking for flights over island to stop | Letter

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am a retired United Methodist minister. I am 93 years of age, born Nov. 14, 1920, in Boone, Iowa, to Elmer John Berg and Irene Mc Fee Berg.

Celebrating 100 years, most of them on Whidbey

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

A former Oak Harbor resident turns 100 today. Maxine (Wade) Hansen was born in Oak Harbor on Sept. 9, 1914, and lived nearly her entire life on Whibdey Island.

Senior Services menu

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 2:00AM

Monday, Sept. 8 Cranberry Meatballs Over Steamed Brown Rice Cut Green Beans Whole Grain Roll & Juice Chocolate Pudding

Yoga Fest celebrates second year | Slideshow

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 3:34PM

The second Yoga Fest was held at Windjammer Park Saturday, Aug. 30. Despite a forecast of rain, the event saw more than 75 attendees during the event that featured hatha yoga poses and classes put on by teachers from Unsize Me Yoga Studio in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor schools return for fall

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 2:00AM

Oak Harbor students returned to classrooms Thursday ready for another school year.

Charity benefits from Oak Harbor Pigfest

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

While the 2014 Pigfest in August was considered a big success, the impact will continue to be felt through September.

Farmers, environmentalists not pleased with fish and wildlife regulations

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

As the county struggles to find a balance between protecting the environment and farmers’ rights to maintain their land, neither camp appears happy with the latest regulatory update.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville football

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 2:29PM

It’s a recipe for success. The Coupeville High School football team is coming off its best season in eight years, returns key players in key positions and has a favorable schedule.

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