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Has IT thought about leasing unused space? | Letters

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 3:00AM

I’ve read that it costs $200,000 per year to run the 411W bus to March Point near Anacortes. However, the proposed Route 4 to Deception Pass would operate anyhow.

Artist proposing orcas sculpture to commission | Letters

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 3:00AM

For the record, I put up a huge fight and argument against the kraken. The same artist from Oregon also presented his concept of two large rocks, one for each side of the street, graced with beautiful harbor seals, kelp and water splashing.

Start a dialogue about a downtown art vision | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Jun 16, 2015 at 2:44PM

Most people agree that art is subjective, and we’ve kept an open mind about the decisions made about the sculptural pieces installed along historic Pioneer Way. Lord knows we’ve tried.

Church Notes

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 5:00AM

Free vacation bible school, preschool registration, youth activities and a Whidbey Island Friends (Quakers) meeting.

Windermere gives back in Oak Harbor

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 4:00AM

Marissa Evans and Karen Cox of Windermere give the Oak Harbor Senior Center some love earlier this month. Windermere staff organize a service project each June to give back to the community. The annual event was first started in 1984.

Oak Harbor Lions kick off cherry sales

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 3:00AM

The Oak Harbor Lions Club is selling ripe Bing and Rainier cherries 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., starting Tuesday, June 16.

Whidbey produce ripening early

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 3:00AM

Blueberry, strawberry harvests are expected 2 weeks early.

Island County commissioners approve funds for upgrade

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 6:00AM

More than $180,000 was approved by Island County commissioners last week for equipment that will enable county staff to better communicate during an emergency.

Oak Harbor pool devoting more time to summer swim lessons

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 5:00AM

Summer hours at John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool in Oak Harbor begin at the end of the month, and the biggest change is more pool time for swim lessons in the morning.

Fundraisers help Oak Harbor couple in wake of devastating fire

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 5:00AM

To help the Burts, a band of friends, neighbors and community members established fundraisers: a yard sale and concert by Monkey Hill held Saturday, and a spaghetti dinner to take place Thursday evening from 5-9 p.m., at Oak Harbor Tavern.

Oak Harbor Yacht Club hosts championship race

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 6:00AM

The Oak Harbor Yacht Club hosts the San Juan 24 North American Class Association Championship Regatta Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21.

Andersen aims for national Pitch, Hit and Run berth

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 5:00AM

Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager generally patrol Safeco Field. On June 21, it will be Kaylee Andersen’s playpen.

Tour planned during Oak Harbor City Council workshop

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Jun 16, 2015 at 11:43AM

Both city leaders and citizens will get the chance for an on-the-ground look at the site of the future sewage treatment plant.

Island Transit cuts losses with radio system, ousted director spent $58,000 despite warnings

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Jun 15, 2015 at 9:50AM

The director of the I-COM emergency dispatch center has a proposal that may finally fix a communication problem that has dogged Island Transit buses for years.

Question of the Week: What are your favorite summer activities?

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

We asked Whidbey Islanders about their favorite summer pass-times.

Church Notes

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 9:00AM

Whidbey churches are now taking preschool and Vacation Bible School registrations. Whidbey Island Friends (Quakers) will meet Sunday.

New game plan for retiring Oak Harbor pastor

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 5:00AM

Dave Johnson is retiring after four decades of serving in the ministry, including the past five at the Oak Harbor church.

Connection to Skagit County is essential | Letters

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 4:00AM

I am incredibly thankful that there is a transit option for my commute from Oak Harbor to Anacortes. I cannot believe this route was discontinued. I am quite worried about the detrimental effects this could have on many lives. And to think, there’s only a month and a half left to figure out the multitude of adjustments needed to accommodate the loss.

Relay breakfast will benefit worthy cause | Letters

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 4:00AM

The Kiwanis Club of Oak Harbor would like to extend its sincere appreciation to the community for its support of the Kiwanis-sponsored Relay for Life Pancake Breakfast.

Appreciates the art but not impatience | Letters

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 4:00AM

Asking the city to pay more because you do not want to wait is like me saying, “I will donate to you some free coffee and pastries if you will match donations for the cost of the supplies and energy to fix the treat.”

Wants the Growlers to move, not Navy base | Letters

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 3:00AM

It’s time for someone to speak up for the people who live around Penn Cove.

Concerns mount over Island County's critical areas ordinance update

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 4:00AM

The long and drawn-out process of updating the county’s critical areas ordinance continues as the county outlined yet another plan last week.

Oak Harbor High School band director retiring his baton after 31 years

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 7:00AM

Bruce Lantz came to Whidbey Island for the weather but he stayed for the students. After 31 years of teaching music for the Oak Harbor School District — the majority of it as band director at the high school — Lantz is retiring.

Skagit Valley College punctuates school year with star power

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

Skagit Valley College held its annual Cardinal Day, which involved live music and activities.

Then and now: Oak Harbor High School graduate reflects on years of education

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 7:00AM

Veronica Skillin doesn’t remember her first day of kindergarten, but her dad sure does. It was 2002 and Robby Skillin was escorting his eldest child to her first day at Olympic View Elementary.

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