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Enforcing law would bring more revenue | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

Could the city, county and state police officers and newspapers be doing more to curtail the use of cell phones while driving?

Need a turn lane; ban blinding strobe lights | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

Three or four ideas to make driving safer: A turn lane off State Highway 20 at Morris Road. At least just widen the shoulder so there is an escape for inattentive drivers behind you.

Skydiving business has ‘destroyed’ peace | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

We have lived in our current home just south of Oak Harbor since 1992 and we were aware of the local Oak Harbor airport being nearby.

Keep NAS open, but without Growlers? | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

The letter, submitted by Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve Director Paula Spina, is confusing and misleading.

If the Navy left, OH would slowly die | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

I remember that, a number of years ago, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station was on the Navy’s base closure list. It seems as though a lot of people had a different view of the situation then.

Fishing derby drew about 100 particpants | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Oak Harbor Yacht Club Buccaneers would like to thank all the local businesses and community partners who contributed to the 34th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby.

Interim Oak Harbor schools superintendent heading home

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

After fulfilling his 190-day contract as the interim assistant superintendent of the Oak Harbor School District, Karst Brandsma has returned home to Everett, Wash., to enjoy time with his grandkids, traveling and working on house projects.

County study to research speed concerns

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

Speed limits on roads throughout Island County will be examined in a study this fall in response to petitions filed by residents.

Tamayo's Restaurant owner starting fresh

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

As far back as she can remember, Jessie Tamayo has prepared her own food.

Harbor Tower Village in Oak Harbor gets award for quality

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

Harbor Tower Village has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award.

Nobody injured in Oak Harbor shooting; bullets hit house, garage, cars

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00AM

Police in Oak Harbor are investigating what appears to be a motiveless shooting early Tuesday morning.

Warm weather brings Island County burn ban

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00AM

No outdoor fires starting on July 15. Island County will be under a modified burn ban starting Tuesday, July 15.

Fishing derby catches winners in Oak Harbor

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 4:00AM

Travis Westman and his mom, Jill, took the hook out of a small fish Saturday, trying not to cause any damage before they released it back into Puget Sound.

City to discuss sewer plans at meeting tonight

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00AM

Will Oak Harbor lose any of its most valuable park land to a new sewage treatment plant?

A grand tribute | Art sculptures in Oak Harbor honor former teachers

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

Jan Whitsitt’s eyes filled with tears as she addressed a small crowd near a neatly landscaped garden spot at Windjammer Park in Oak Harbor last Thursday night.

CWLL holds raffle to fund state trip

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 10:34AM

The Central/South Whidbey 9/10 softball team is holding a raffle to help cover the cost of its trip to the state tournament in Asotin.

Central Whidbey tops North Whidbey | 13/14 softball

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 8:49AM

Continuing its undefeated season, the Central Whidbey Little League Junior (13/14) softball team won the first of a best-of-three series 14-2 over North Whidbey in five innings in the District 11 tournament at Coupeville High School Monday, June 7.

Oak Harbor continues run of strong tournament showings | Legion

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 10:24AM

Playing in its third tournament in consecutive weekends, the Oak Harbor Legion baseball team continued its success in the special events. The Wildcats, a junior Legion team, lost to Wilder of Port Angeles' senior team 7-2 in the championship game of the Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Tournament in Port Angeles Sunday, July 6.

North Whidbey qualifies for state tournament | 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 9:14AM

The North Whidbey Little League 9/10 baseball team became one of the rare local clubs to qualify for the state tournament when it defeated Central Whidbey 10-9 Thursday, July 3, in the District 11 championship game in Sedro-Woolley.

North Whidbey finishes 2nd at district | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 9:11AM

The North Whidbey Little League 11/12 baseball team didn't win in the championship game of the District 11 tournament in Langley Thursday, July 3, but it did something no one else in the tournament could -- give Burlington a scare.

Whidbey team drops championship game | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 9:08AM

The Whidbey Island Junior Little League (13/14) baseball team got another crack at Sedro-Woolley, but for the second time in the tournament, couldn't take down the Skagit team.

Art & About

  • Jul 5, 2014 at 5:00AM

Help is needed at the WHIDBEY PLAYHOUSE on the deconstruction of the Enchanted April set and the construction of the Odd Couple Female Version set. Everyone is welcome. Work has started and will continue from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1-3 p.m. July 7-10. For those who can help on any day, contact Stan Thomas at 360-632-5090.

Table’s set for farm dinner | 3 Sisters Farm to host old-fashioned event with part of proceeds going to land trust

  • Jul 5, 2014 at 5:00AM

It’s an idea the Muzzall family tinkered with in recent years, then chose to pursue after store customers expressed interest in coming out to see the farm.

New bike trail on South Whidbey is a great deal | Letter

  • Jul 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

Kudos to those Island County government folks for that new bike trail. As countless cities across the country struggle with the long-term challenges to earn a bike friendly ribbon, we just went ahead and did it.

Transit is missing out on funding support | Letter

  • Jul 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

After reading once again about Island Transit and its money problems, could it be that I’m the only one who’s head is about to explode?

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