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Langley backing fairground work

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Langley City Council formally approved the city’s involvement in whatever developments may come to the Island County Fairgrounds.

Island Scanner | Dog barks three days in a row

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

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

Roller Barn’s ‘Frightville’ on hunt for volunteers

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Oak Harbor’s freakiest haunted house is reaching out for volunteers.

‘Langley Lift’ design goes up for public comment

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Renderings of a bridge and elevator give a glimpse at what Cascade Avenue in Langley may look like.

Oak Harbor schools switch to trimesters

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

In the past, elementary students in Oak Harbor were graded on a quarterly basis, but starting this year, the schools will be switching to trimesters.

Garage of Blessings gives free haircuts

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 1:03PM

Issac Vandenhaak, 12, gets a free haircut at the Garage of Blessings Monday from Navy Exchange barber Holly Ashmore.

Real estate sales on Whidbey continuing to rebound

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:02AM

For the second consecutive year, home sales are showing signs of a real estate market recovery on Whidbey Island.

Oak Harbor mayor says council playing politics with crosswalk

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:01AM

A proposal to build a crosswalk has turned into an unlikely controversy in a city filled with unlikely controversies.

Gibbon, others take chilly challenge

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:01AM

Oak Harbor Schools Superintendent Lance Gibbon is among the Whidbey residents to take the plunge with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday night.

Thirty-two years later, it's still a family affair at El Cazador

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Alonso Rodriguez can remember when “Lupe” stood only waist high and wandered around his parents’ Mexican restaurant looking for something to eat.

Art & About

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

The WHIDBEY WORKING ARTISTS Summer Art Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 29, 30 and 31. For the tour map, studio locations, artist listings and more, visit

Oak Harbor Music Festival focuses on bands

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 5:00AM

As a musician for most of his life, Larry Mason understands what can make a venue memorable for performers.

South Whidbey butchers embracing family tradition

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

Greg Gilles is known throughout South Whidbey as a respected homebuilder.

Church Notes

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 2:00AM

Creation, Evolution and Science Presentation, 6–8 p.m., Sept. 1, SAN DE FUCA COMMUNITY CHAPEL.

Oak Harbor graduate plans October wedding

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

Michelle Townsdin and Tyler Kellogg have announced their engagement.

Canes celebrate 65th anniversary

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

Lou and Bob Cane celebrated their 90th and 100th birthdays, respectively.

Links celebrate 70th anniversary

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

Henry and Marge Link of Oak Harbor recently celebrated 70 years of marriage.

Giving credit where credit is deserved | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

I have been following the comments regarding the recent hydroplane races in Oak Harbor, and I want to be sure credit goes to the people who brought this fun event to us.

Pray future leadership is better than Obama | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

I would like to mention that when I read the counterpoint (“Comparison is Wrong...”) to my Aug. 9 letter to the editor, President Barack Obama was in Martha’s Vineyard on vacation while the world was going to hell in a handbasket.

Must quit seeing the council as the enemy | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 2:00AM

Mayor Scott Dudley, your paranoia is showing. Perhaps...

Strongly urge against Burger King move | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

The latest move by Burger King is not in the best interest of this country or the hard working citizens of this country.

Start talking about God in the classrooms | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 2:00AM

In 1965, John Tinker, his sister Mary Beth and a friend were sent home from school for wearing black armbands to protest the Vietnam War.

Editor, be selective in what you publish | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

My wife and I, who are new to the area, have read the Whidbey News-Times for about two weeks with interest in becoming a subscriber, but so far I have been very disappointed by the letters to the editor that are chosen for publication.

What country does Kunzler live in? | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

If Joe Kunzler wants to call protests against being deceived in a land deal “whining,” that’s what he wants to call it.

WNT editorial left out one important point | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

Your editorial in the Aug. 23 edition of the Whidbey News-Times is right on target. Separating Ms. Martha Rose from Island Transit is critical to regaining public trust in that organization.

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