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Schools, hospital need candidates to fill vacancies

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 7:00AM

The Oak Harbor School Board and Whidbey Island Public Hospital District are both searching for volunteers to fill open seats.

Candidates in primary face off in LWV forum

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 7:00AM

Candidates vying for state and county elected positions faced off in two back-to-back League of Women Voters forums last week.

City OKs ‘family friendly’ biz in former site of troubled nightclub

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 7:00AM

Assured that the successor to a rowdy night spot won’t be following that same path, the Oak Harbor City Council unanimously approved a nightclub application.

Send recipes for cookbook with a cause

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 4:00AM

Whidbey News Group is taking entries now for a Whidbey Island Community Cookbook.

Grant going towards firearms classes

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 2:00AM

The Rifle Association Foundation recently awarded a grant to the North Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association for purchase of training materials for its monthly safety classes.

Insurance office lends Helping Hands

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 2:00AM

During the past two years, $9,000 in grant money was donated to local nonprofits thanks to the volunteer efforts of an Oak Harbor resident.

2016 Miss Pioneer Way crowned

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 5:00AM

Twenty local little girls participated in the first Miss Pioneer Way Pageant July 4 at the Whidbey Playhouse, packing the house with friends and family.

No longer a fan of 4th fireworks | Letter

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 3:00AM

For years, I lamented the “fuddy duddy” crowd that wanted to ruin the Fourth of July and ban neighborhood fireworks. However, after this latest Independence Day, I am forced to join that call to ban them, though not for noise reasons.

Has utmost respect for law enforcement | Letter

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 3:00AM

Next to my letter to the editor, I saw the Sound Off opinion written by Island County Sheriff Mark Brown, and I just wanted to say “thank you for writing it.”

Take responsibility for your decisions | Letter

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 3:00AM

It appears not all people give thought to one of the biggest investments they will make. And be stuck with for years to come.

Playhouse becomes summer getaway: Youthful cast of ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’ find theater fun pastime

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 4:00AM

Dusting oneself off and trying again is all part of the education theater students have been receiving under Stan Thomas, who started the Would Be Players youth drama program at the Oak Harbor playhouse five years ago.

Church Notes

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 3:00AM

Here's what's happening at Whidbey churches and places of worship.

Home runs send North Whidbey into championship game | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 12, 2016 at 9:00AM updated at 11:53AM

North Whidbey turned up the power to zap Central/South Whidbey 10-4 in a loser-out game in the Little League 11/12 district tournament in Sedro-Woolley Monday, July 11.

North Whidbey exits district tournament | 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 12, 2016 at 8:27AM

Sedro-Woolley used a strong all-around game to win 10-0 and eliminate the North Whidbey all-stars from the 9/10 district tournament Monday, July 11, in Langley.

North Whidbey takes opener, drops game 2 | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 11:26AM

After ripping Anacortes 11-1 in five innings in the opener Saturday, the North Whidbey Little League 11/12 all-star baseball team couldn’t hold its lead and fell 8-7 to the host team Sunday in the District 11 tournament in Sedro-Woolley.

Nighthawks end season with 4th in tournament | Legion baseball

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 12:06PM

The Whidbey Island Legion A baseball team wrapped up a solid finish to the summer season by placing fourth in a tournament at Carlon Park in Yakima July 7-10.

Central/South Whidbey stays alive in district tournament | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 10:22AM

Cody Roberts’ home run polished off Anacortes in Central/South Whidbey Little League’s 12-1 win in the 11/12 district tournament Saturday, July 9, in Sedro-Woolley.

North Whidbey splits first 2 district games | 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 9:33AM

The North Whidbey Little League 9/10 all-star baseball team split its first two games of the district tournament in Langley this weekend.

Anacortes defeats North Whidbey in title game | 10/11 baseball

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 9:29AM

The North Whidbey Little League 10/11 all-star baseball team came up one game short of earning a berth in the state tournament.

ACCIDENT UPDATE | Wednesday crash claims Clinton man

  • Jul 7, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Jul 8, 2016 at 3:35PM

A Clinton man died Wednesday following a two-car collision on Highway 525. He was identified by the Washington State Patrol as Clinton resident Larry Anthony Poolman in a news release several hours after the crash. Poolman was 63.

ATV damage to Centennial Grove cuts deep for volunteers, donors

  • Jul 9, 2016 at 7:00AM

A young man on an ATV undid hours of hard work of volunteers, damaging dozens of Garry oak saplings planted at Oak Harbor’s Centennial Oak Grove.

Fort Nugent celebration on Thursday

  • Jul 9, 2016 at 7:00AM

The City of Oak Harbor plans to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Fort Nugent Park Community Playground with a party and unveiling of new equipment.

Suspect in shooting outside of bar named

  • Jul 9, 2016 at 7:00AM

Oak Harbor police arrested a suspect in a July 2 shooting outside a Goldie Street bar that sent a man to the hospital with a bullet wound to the chest.

Couple sues DSHS claiming children were wrongly taken away

  • Jul 9, 2016 at 7:00AM

More than three years ago, a little boy named David Roberts collapsed at a daycare on North Whidbey. He died a few days later.

After 17 years, Miller leaves NW Parks & Rec

  • Jul 9, 2016 at 6:00AM

After 17 years working for North Whidbey Parks and Recreation, Erika Miller left the district last month.

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