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Wolves race to win | Boys basketball

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 3:33PM

First the Coupeville High School boys basketball team picked up the pressure, then it picked up a win. The Wolves beat Bellevue Christian 53-50 Saturday, Dec. 5.

Harper receives all-tournament honors as WWU advances

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 1:21PM

Oak Harbor graduate Kayleigh Harper earned all-tournament honors while helping the Western Washington women’s volleyball team win the NCAA Division II West Regional Championship Dec. 6 in Anchorage.

Tungate qualifies for Junior National swim meet

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 1:05PM

Olivia Tungate, a sophomore at Oak Harbor High School, will compete in the USA Swimming Junior National Championship Dec. 9-12.

Tyson takes title | NWAC

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 1:00PM

North Whidbey Aquatic Club’s Kiersten Tyson won four of five events to snare the Pacific Northwest Swimming Division 2 Fall Pentathlon Championship at Marysville Dec. 5 and 6.

Zook wins top honors at Edmonds Invitational | Wrestling

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 12:55PM

Sam Zook earned Outstanding Wrestler honors and Oak Harbor High School placed 10th out of 21 teams at the Edmonds Invitational Tournament Saturday, Dec. 5.

Wildcats lose pair | Boys basketball

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:30PM

The Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team suffered through a tough weekend, losing 92-67 to Shorecrest at home Friday, Dec. 4, and 49-46 at Burlington-Edison Saturday.

Coupeville captures Tip Off Classic | Girls basketball

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 12:14PM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team won the Friday Harbor Tip Off Classic Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5, and picked up a little revenge along the way.

The sweet life: Candy store evokes memories that keep people coming back

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Dec 7, 2015 at 9:26AM

In a shop filled with the sweet aroma of caramel popcorn, Kay Coolidge bends down and sends a new toy car on a test ride across the floor.

Oak Harbor lodging funds awarded despite council reservations

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Dec 7, 2015 at 9:07AM

Despite some reservations, members of the Oak Harbor City Council deferred to a volunteer board’s wisdom in doling out $150,000 in lodging taxes. A total of 11 entities received funds, which are supposed to be used to encourage tourism, or as has been often repeated, to put “heads in beds.”

Shorecrest slides by Wildcats| Girls basketball

  • Dec 7, 2015 at 9:03AM

One comeback wasn’t enough for the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team as the Wildcats lost 44-36 at Shorecrest Friday, Dec. 4.

Popular Oak Harbor coach remembered

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 6:00AM

If you listen closely, you can still hear the voice of Duck Daugherty reverberating off the walls of the Oak Harbor High School weight room. Burdon “Duck” Daugherty, who was a beloved head football coach at Oak Harbor High School from 1972 to 1988, died on Thanksgiving Day.

Island County raises budget to $83 million for 2016

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 6:00AM

Driven partly by an improved real estate market, Island County’s 2016 preliminary budget will increase by 8 percent in 2016, to $83.2 million, according to figures slated for a public hearing Dec. 7. The proposed budget is balanced, as required by state law, and “includes more revenue, which means the county can provide more services to its residents,” said Elaine Marlow, the county’s budget director.

Top Base: Morale, quality of life factors in NAS Whidbey's award

  • Dec 4, 2015 at 4:18PM

It’s official: Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is the No. 1 naval base in the world. The Navy recognizes the top bases in its annual Installation Excellence Awards, which compares how well bases are operated and maintained.

Squadron plans Pearl Harbor ceremony

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

VAQ-129 plans a Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony 11 a.m. Monday at the chapel at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Island County Board seeking applications for two commissions

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 1:00AM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the county’s planning commission and its Ebey’s Landing preservation commission.

‘You come to appreciate how kind people can be’ | Bridge

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

Kati Corsaut’s professional resume reads something like the chapter outline of an action-packed thriller.

Threat of high winds cancels One Heck of a Holiday Ride

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 1:00AM

Oak Harbor’s One Heck of a Holiday Ride has been canceled over the possibility of strong winds. The inaugural paddling event, sponsored by the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce, was set to take place with two races Saturday, Dec. 5.

FBI mum about raids on Clinton home, business

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

FBI agents served a warrant at a private residence and a longtime business in Clinton Thursday morning. Agents in unmarked vehicles searched a business on State Highway 525 in Clinton at around 7 a.m. and then a Timberline Road home near Deer Lake at about 9 a.m.

Please share how to give to cause | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

Editor, Thank you so much for printing Ron Newberry’s excellent article on the uncertain fate of Coupeville’s 1866 Haller House.

More than 60 attended vigil | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 5:00AM

Editor, More than 60 people arrived at Trinity Lutheran Church on Sunday, Nov. 29 for the Whidbey Paris Climate Vigil to hear speakers from the Quaker, Unitarian Universalist and Evangelical denominations speak about the urgent need for climate justice; join in a rousing rendition of “Sing for the Climate” and demonstrate along State Highway 525 to the honking of appreciative passersby.

Need to start talking about mental health | Letters

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

Editor, In light of what’s been going on in the prison system here on Whidbey Island I think it’s time that we start a conversation about mental health care More in this country.

An easy source of law enforcement funding | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

Editor, Am I one of the only ones who notices a seeming increase in the number of drivers either on hand-held phones or looking down, maybe texting, while driving in town and on the highway?

Why did the judge not allow photos in court? | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

Editor, The alleged murderers of John Jay Johnson appeared in court on Nov. 30. Judge Vickie Churchill ruled that no photos of the accused be allowed.

More than 150 gathered for 17th annual dinner | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 2:00AM

Editor, They came, they ate, they laughed and ate some more! The 17th Annual Coupeville Community Thanksgiving Dinner was a great success and we estimate we served approximately 150 people.

Decision to prohibit photos goes against history of openness | Letter

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

Judges have immense power over people’s lives and little oversight. The citizens of Island County have long been fortunate in having two Superior Court judges who have proven to be professional, intelligent and compassionate.

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