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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.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor football

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 7:00AM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 2:29PM

The Oak Harbor High School football team is in a rut. The Wildcats finished second three consecutive years, and each season followed a similar path. Oak Harbor went undefeated in league play until the final conference game, faced another undefeated team and lost the contest and the crown. Also, in each of those years, the Wildcats lost in the opening round of the playoffs.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor cross country

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 7:00PM

When building a cross country team, its nice to start with two of the best runners in the state.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor swimming

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 6:00PM

Coaching changes seem to have little negative effect on the Oak Harbor High School girls swim team. Regardless of the turnover, the group keeps churning out wins year-after-year.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville cheer

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Coupeville High School cheer team is a family affair, both literally and figuratively.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor tennis

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 3:00PM

Two three-year lettermen will give the Oak Harbor High School boys tennis team a veteran presence and help the Wildcats fill-out their singles lineup this fall.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor soccer

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:21PM

A large senior class and a group of talented newcomers should help the Oak Harbor High School girls soccer team move up the Western Conference standings this fall.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville volleyball

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 11:45AM

Although the Coupeville High School volleyball team lost six regulars to graduation, it returns much of its firepower from last season.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor cheer

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Oak Harbor High School cheer program is considered one of the best in Washington, and first-year coach Kimberly Cherry will attempt to continue that success.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville tennis

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 4:00PM

For Coupeville High School tennis coach Ken Stange, the outlook for his club this fall is a mystery.

Fall prep preview: Oak Harbor volleyball

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 1:00PM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team hopes this year starts like last year ended.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville soccer

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

“What’s not to like?” The reasons for Coupeville High School girls soccer coach Troy Cowan’s optimistic comment about the upcoming season are plenty.

Oak Harbor Marina at top of city priority list

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:49PM

Redevelopment of the Oak Harbor Marina is once again the top priority among a list of capital facilities projects on the city’s wish list.

Researchers on Whidbey find no tsunamis — just one big earthquake

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

In their search for tsunami evidence at two Whidbey Island locations, researchers said they’ve come up empty.

Seahawks fans prepare for opener with rally

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

When Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was first drafted into the NFL, many people, including respected sports analysts, said he was too small to play pro football.

Signal project to improve traffic on Highway 20

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

A state Department of Transportation project should improve traffic flow on State Highway 20 in Oak Harbor.

Military Appreciation Picnic to be held Saturday

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:47PM

The annual community and military appreciation picnic will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Windjammer Park in Oak Harbor.

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