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How your newspaper works — in a nutshell | Publisher's Column

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 3:00AM

For those of us who work at the newspaper, it’s easy to forget that it isn’t always obvious to readers how things get into the paper, and who decides where things go.

New logo represents openness to community | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

Good things are happening at Whidbey General Hospital. Town Hall meetings, rebranding and establishment of the Patient and Family Advisory Council reflect efforts of hospital leadership to improve both its performance and relationship with the community.

While not a lot, it’s not WGH board’s money | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

A meeting at 7 a.m. and the community “agreed” to change the name of the hospital? Sounds like the Politburo in Communist China.

WhidbeyHealth reflects hospital’s evolution | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

There’s more to see than just tulips peeking out of the dirt on Whidbey this spring. An array of piping and rebar is sprouting from what used to be the staff parking lot of our 46-year-old Whidbey General Hospital.

Only COER has a problem with OLF Coupeville | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

The rambling March 12 letter by Robert Wilbur misstates who has a problem. The Navy does not have an OLF problem.

Sanders’ deeds show he is one to be trusted | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

When it comes to evaluating presidential candidates, determining which one is authentic can be a challenge for even the most discerning of voters.

Island Scanner

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 3:00AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department.

Rotary celebrates 80th, honors former Oak Harbor mayor

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 7:00AM

Rotary Club of Oak Harbor — known to many around town as “the noon Rotary” — celebrated its 80th birthday Friday at the Yacht Club with paper hats, a giant cake and recognition of its most faithful member.

Nortier on short list for Island Transit director

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 7:00AM

Mike Nortier, the recently retired commanding officer at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, is one of three finalists for the next director of Island Transit.

Oak Harbor, Coupeville grads continue athletic careers in college

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 5:00AM

Upon graduating from Oak Harbor and Coupeville high schools, a number of Wildcats and Wolves are continuing their athletic careers on the collegiate stage. Following is an update of their accomplishments for this past winter season.

Grand marshal suits music teacher: Festive spirit of Oak Harbor’s choral director brings new title

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 5:00AM

In eight years as the high school’s choral director, he’s built a program recognized for excellence. And now, on a holiday that celebrates Irish heritage, McCoy is being recognized by the community at Thursday’s parade along Pioneer Way that starts at 4:30 p.m., carrying a grand distinction often not bestowed on someone just 31.

Whidbey Island Fair will continue for 2 years, despite uncertainty

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 4:00AM

The Board of Island County Commissioners agreed informally earlier this month that the Whidbey Island Fair will be held for the next two years, despite the unsettled and contentious issue of who will own and run the fairgrounds.

Housing inventory remains sparse on Whidbey

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

Housing inventory is sparse on Whidbey Island, and sales prices are accordingly high, to judge from February Multiple Listing Service figures released March 7.

Real estate business expanding on Pioneer Way

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 4:00AM

The expansion of Coldwell Banker Koetje Real Estate, near the corner of Southeast Pioneer Way and Southeast City Beach Street, is the first new construction in historic downtown Oak Harbor for more than 40 years, Camden and Rick Schutte, two of Koetje’s owners, said during a recent visit.

Church Note

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 2:00AM

Practical tips for living a long and well-lived life will be examined at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16 at LIFETREE CAFE. The program, titled “How to Live to 100: Advice From Those Who’ve Done It,” features a short film in which centenarians (people who have reached the age of 100) share their secrets for reaching the century mark.

Sultan slips by Wolves | Baseball

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 10:49AM

Unable to get a clutch hit late in the game, the Coupeville High School baseball team fell 6-5 to Sultan on the Wolves’ diamond Monday, March 14.

Late rally lifts Turks by Coupeville | Softball

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 10:18AM

A last-inning rally carried visiting Sultan to a 6-1 win over the Coupeville softball team Monday, March 14.

Penn Cove MusselFest 2016 | Slideshow

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 9:52AM

Hundreds of people filled Coupeville streets Saturday and Sunday to enjoy the annual Penn Cove MusselFest.

Wolves whip Tigers | Tennis

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 9:40AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team dodged rain just enough to slip by visiting Granite Falls 3-1 Monday, March 14.

Wildcats fall in soggy season opener | Girls golf

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 9:22AM

Marysville Getchell overcame the elements and Oak Harbor to win the season-opening girls golf match 274-301 at the Cedarcrest Golf Course Monday, March 14.

Relays shine in Regional Championships | NWAC

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 9:12AM

Strong relay performances by the North Whidbey Aquatic Club highlighted the efforts of the Blue Herons at the Northwest Regional Swimming Championships March 10-13 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Wildcats take 7th at Gold Fleet | Sailing

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 8:49AM

Wildcat Sailing finished tied for seventh out of 20 teams at the Gold Fleet Regatta in Seattle Saturday, March 12.

Former base commanding officer among finalists for director of Island Transit

  • Mar 14, 2016 at 2:02PM

Mike Nortier, the former commanding officer at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, is one of three finalists for the next director of Island Transit. One other finalist is also a former top officer at NAS Whidbey, while the third candidate is the only one with transit experience.

Island Transit board likely broke open meetings law

  • Mar 12, 2016 at 7:00AM updated Mar 14, 2016 at 10:46AM

Island Transit board members may have violated the Open Public Meetings Act during a recent executive session.

Wildcats, Anacortes tie 0-0 | Soccer

  • Mar 14, 2016 at 10:42AM

It was all defense as Oak Harbor and host Anacortes settled for a scoreless tie in the opening soccer match of the 2016 season Saturday, March 12.

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