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Oak Harbor drops final non-league game | Boys basketball

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 12:36PM

The Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team closed out the non-league portion of its schedule with an 82-51 loss to visiting Ferndale Monday, Jan. 19.

Coupeville wins, heads into conference play | Boys basketball

  • Jan 18, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jan 20, 2015 at 12:36PM

Priming for the stretch run of conference games that will determine a playoff berth, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team closed out the non-league portion of its schedule with a 61-55 win at Mount Vernon Christian Saturday, Jan. 17.

Woodworth leads Wildcats at Burlington | Girls wrestling

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 9:26AM

Caitlin Woodworth placed third to pace the Oak Harbor High School wrestlers at the Burlington-Edison Women's Invitational Saturday, Jan. 17.

Fast start lifts MVC by Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Jan 18, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jan 20, 2015 at 9:20AM

An early long-range attack and hot free-throw shooting from Mount Vernon Christian helped the Hurricanes edge the visiting Coupeville High School girls basketball team 50-46 Saturday, Jan. 17.

Annual Feed the Need donation drive in Oak Harbor is Monday

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jan 19, 2015 at 9:30AM

While approaching the North Whidbey Help House Thursday, nearly everyone greeted or hugged a small woman sitting in her walker who was referred to as the “queen bee.”

Looking back: 125 years

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Jan 19, 2015 at 9:28AM

The benefits of incorporation at the county seat were beginning to appear. The elimination of delivery wagons into the country by merchants put the farmers in closer touch with the town and made a livelier appearance on certain days when the rural community came in to do their trading.

Retired surgeon to share tales of tsunami aid

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Jan 19, 2015 at 9:28AM

When Bill McDaniel was writing his book, “Faces of the Tsunami,” it wasn’t easy.

Oak Harbor honors Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jan 19, 2015 at 9:27AM

Voices were raised and arms outstretched Thursday in preparation for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Mission Ministry Outreach.

Harris sinks 36 as Oak Harbor stops Getchell | Boys basketball

  • Jan 18, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jan 19, 2015 at 8:12AM

The Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team got a late start (and leading-scorer Dyllan Harris a later start yet), but the delay didn't phase the Wildcats as they dumped visiting Marysville Getchell 70-62 Friday, Jan. 16.

Wildcats win 2 | Wrestling

  • Jan 18, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jan 19, 2015 at 8:12AM

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team won a pair of thrillers at the PanCan Duals in Renton Friday, Jan. 16.

Oak Harbor falls at Getchell | Girls basketball

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 8:12AM

The Marysville Getchell High School girls basketball team steadily pulled away from visiting Oak Harbor for a 45-35 win Friday, Jan. 16.

Improvements needed, but Washington State Ferries ‘still successful’

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Jan 16, 2015 at 3:29PM

Despite navigating through numerous problems, Washington State Ferries still manages to be reliable 99.5 percent of the time, according to state Ferries Assistant Secretary Lynne Griffith.

Art & About

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 3:00AM

Coupeville artist DIANE TOMPKINSON’s piece “Two Crows” was accepted for The Crow Show exhibition scheduled for February in San Diego. This is her first venture into national exhibitions. Tompkinson, a retired educator, is one of 90 artists to be featured in the show.

Whidbey General is rife with problems | Letter

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 3:00AM

With a patient’s alleged assault by an administrator, administration’s resistance to a prosecuting attorney’s subpoena and the commissioners’ lack of operational transparency, Whidbey General Hospital has been the subject of numerous local newspaper reports.

Where is the board oversight for agencies | Letter

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 3:00PM

The news of recent events on Whidbey Island seems to go from bad to worse.

Speak up, silence is the death of democracy | Letter

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 2:00AM

A voice of concern with possible collateral harm (noise, safety, pollution) by the Navy right here in Western Washington.

Oak Harbor food drive a great opportunity to help

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 4:00AM

Monte Parker’s story provides a good example of how charity can work in people’s lives.

Freeland robbery victim recovers after getting leg stabbed

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 3:00AM

A 42-year-old Freeland man is recovering after being stabbed in the leg during a robbery Jan. 1, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Business Bank rebrands itself with new name, approach as SaviBank

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 4:00AM

The move to change the name and concept of Business Bank is akin to the rebirth of the phoenix, according to CEO Mike Cann.

Whidbey Growlers to fly over CenturyLink

  • Jan 17, 2015 at 6:00AM

CenturyLink Field is in for a noise-off Sunday. Noise created by the EA-18G Growler, well-known for it’s 110-plus decibel levels, may be drowned out in a flyover at CenturyLink Field, where crowd levels have been recorded as high as 137.6 decibels.

Oak Harbor chamber to highlight outdoors in new marketing campaign

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jan 16, 2015 at 2:20PM

Sometimes, ideas come from the simplest forms of inspiration.

Whidbey General Hospital, other agencies failed to file reports

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jan 16, 2015 at 12:56PM

Whidbey General Hospital officials failed to file complete financial reports with the Washington State Auditor’s Office for three years in a row, a violation of state law.

Whidbey General Hospital ranked in top three I-5 clinics

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jan 16, 2015 at 10:53AM

Whidbey General Hospital clinics rank among the top three along the Interstate 5 corridor, including Seattle and Bellingham clinics.

Extra points help 'Cats edge Eagles | Wrestling

  • Jan 16, 2015 at 9:25AM

Each team won seven matches but Oak Harbor High School scored more bonus points for a 38-34 wrestling win at Arlington Thursday, Jan. 15.

Cascade clips Oak Harbor | Swimming

  • Jan 16, 2015 at 8:55AM

The Cascade High School swim team, winning its fourth straight meet, defeated Oak Harbor 110-72 at Forest Park Pool in Everett Thursday, Jan. 15.

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