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Memorial Day cemetery tour to be held Monday

  • May 20, 2015 at 3:00AM

Join historian Lynn Hyde at 1 p.m. Monday, May 25 for a Memorial Day Heritage Tour of Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery. Hyde will respectfully introduce and share the stories of some of the white pioneers of Whidbey Island.

Bracing for delays at Deception Pass

  • May 16, 2015 at 6:00AM updated May 19, 2015 at 3:23PM

The water under Deception Pass Bridge may run uninterrupted during construction next month, but vehicles on the bridge itself won’t be so lucky.

Oak Harbor bowling fundraiser to aid Nepal victims

  • May 20, 2015 at 4:00AM

As president of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at Skagit Valley College’s Whidbey campus, Rebecca Maher is always on the lookout for sound community service projects. So when her daughter’s Girl Scout troop raised $2,200 toward Nepal relief efforts during a car wash and bake sale in one weekend in Freeland earlier this month, it gave Maher an idea.

Events planned as countdown begins for Prowler sunset

  • May 20, 2015 at 4:00AM

A Grumman EA-6B Prowler jet will take its final flight at the end of May from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station to The Museum of Flight in Seattle. The aircraft will be decommissioned and absorbed into the museum’s permanent collection.

Third candidate for Oak Harbor mayor triggers August primary

  • May 20, 2015 at 5:00AM

The race for the next mayor of Oak Harbor is headed to the Aug. 4 primary election. Martha Yount, a former council candidate, filed to run Friday afternoon, the last day of Filing Week in Washington state.

Wildcats 4th at district; 5 players alive for state berths | Boys golf

  • May 19, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 2:20PM

The Oak Harbor High School boys golf team finished fourth in the district tournament Monday, May 18, at Marysville's Battle Creek Golf Course and has five players in the hunt for a berth in the state tournament.

Wolves scrimmage Meridian | Softball

  • May 19, 2015 at 2:20PM

The Coupeville High School softball team helped Meridian celebrate Senior Night with a scrimmage Monday, May 18, in Laurel.

Merrill leads NWAC to victory

  • May 19, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 12:00PM

Behind a stellar performance by Ashleigh Merrill, the North Whidbey Aquatic Club's girls team won the 39th Thunderbird Invitational in Anacortes May 15-17.

Wildcats boys, girls both finish 2nd in North | Track

  • May 18, 2015 at 10:37AM

Buoyed by a slew of personal bests, both the Oak Harbor High School boys and girls track teams finished second in the Western Conference 3A North divisional meet Wednesday and Friday, May 13 and 15, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Coupeville claims 9 firsts in subdistrict meet | Track

  • May 18, 2015 at 9:40AM

Girl sprinters produced most of the highlights for the Coupeville High School track team at the subdistrict meet in Bremerton Saturday, May 16.

South Whidbey uses big 1st inning to top Wolves | Softball

  • May 18, 2015 at 9:39AM

The Coupeville High School softball team dug itself into a deep hole and couldn't recover in an 11-3 nonleague loss at South Whidbey Friday, May 15.

Third candidate files for Whidbey General Hospital board seat

  • May 16, 2015 at 4:00AM

A third candidate entering the race for a Whidbey General Hospital commissioner seat means it’s headed to the primary election Aug. 4.

Promoting the benefits of animal therapy

  • May 16, 2015 at 4:00AM

Like clockwork, as soon as the milk bottle reached the lamb’s mouth, the tail began twirling.

Forum tackles mental health issues on Whidbey

  • May 15, 2015 at 3:31PM

A forum in Freeland will tackle the complex issues surrounding mental health on the Whidbey Island.

Feds sue Deep Sea owner for cleanup

  • May 16, 2015 at 5:00AM

Rory Westmoreland is out of jail after serving 75 days earlier this year, but his troubles are far from over.

Just passing by

  • May 16, 2015 at 5:00AM

Passengers on the Coupeville ferry got a chance to catch a glimpse of the Polar Pioneer, the controversial 400-foot-long offshore oil drilling rig owned by Royal Dutch Shell that passed through Admiralty Inlet near Port Townsend Thursday.

State orders Oak Harbor naturopaths to cease practice

  • May 16, 2015 at 5:00AM

Two natural health practitioners who were arrested in recent months by Oak Harbor police have been ordered to stop practicing by the state Department of Health.

Senator leads effort to keep WIC on base

  • May 16, 2015 at 6:00AM

An assistance program facing eviction from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station has found an ally in U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.

Citizens failed to speak up at design meeting | Letter

  • May 16, 2015 at 2:00AM

It is my understanding that for the last design meeting (charrette) held on May 6 that 12 Oak Harbor citizens were invited to participate in the process and that they were to represent a cross section of the community.

Push our reps to end this ongoing war | Letter

  • May 16, 2015 at 2:00AM

Many Americans believe that members of Congress want to micromanage peace while they put war on autopilot.

New lawsuit should be deemed frivolous | Letter

  • May 16, 2015 at 2:00AM

Well, well. Seems the COER has upped the ante in their attempts to close the base. A lawsuit. Honestly, this should be dismissed as frivolous, but we shall see.

McCoy is amazing with his students | Letter

  • May 16, 2015 at 2:00AM

I read two articles, or rather one article and one letter to the editor, and the contrast was amazing.

100 deadly days of summer start May 22

  • May 16, 2015 at 3:00AM

It may seem odd that the “100 Deadly Days of Summer” starts a month before summer begins.

Open House celebrates Oak Harbor's centennial

  • May 15, 2015 at 2:28PM

Oak Harbor firefighter Otto Haffner helps Andrew and Aspen Ellerbe of Oak Harbor work the fire hose.

Oak Harbor dentist donates rocket kits to schools

  • May 15, 2015 at 1:58PM

If it were up to Gordon Keyes, he’d bring the heavy arsenal to every model rocket launching.

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