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Island Scanner | Suspicious short women walk around restaurant, hospital

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Dec 11, 2014 at 10:40AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Committee resolves Oak Harbor lodging tax fund allocations

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 11, 2014 at 10:39AM

Squabbles and misunderstandings over Oak Harbor’s lodging tax allocations finally resolved themselves this week.

Time was right for Dudley to move along | In Our Opinion

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Dec 11, 2014 at 10:39AM

Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley doesn’t play well with others.

Bulldogs come back to stop Wildcats | Boys basketball

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 10:24AM

Mount Vernon overcame an eight-point second-half deficit to defeat the host Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team 43-41 Tuesday, Dec. 9.

Oak Harbor tree lighting draws big crowd

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 11, 2014 at 10:25AM

Before the tree-lighting event in downtown Oak Harbor Saturday night, Santa made his rounds and hugged children after climbing down from an Oak Harbor Fire Department fire engine.

‘Fanbulance’ stays on Whidbey as Coupeville man wins Seahawks rig

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 11, 2014 at 10:07AM

Of the more-than-10,000 raffle tickets sold for the Seahawks’ Fanbulance, the odds of the winner coming from Whidbey Island were somewhat remote.

Oak Harbor Soroptimists Christmas Home Tour is Saturday

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Dec 11, 2014 at 9:56AM

An opportunity to see five elaborately decorated, holiday-themed houses in North Whidbey will take place Saturday during the sixth annual Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor Christmas Home Tour.

Oak Harbor begins season with 2 wins | Swimming

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 9:40AM

The Oak Harbor High School swim team opened its season by winning twice in a four-team meet at the Snohomish Aquatic Center Tuesday, Dec. 9.

North Whidbey Park and Recreation pool director quits amidst continued turmoil

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 11, 2014 at 9:35AM

The North Whidbey Park and Recreation District might be looking for a new executive director, just as a contract for the new swim coach is being finalized.

Wildcats fall twice | Wrestling

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 8:33AM

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team dropped both ends of a double dual meet Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish.

Emergency declared after flooding hits South Whidbey

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 4:52PM

Island County Commissioners declared a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon after four homes on South Whidbey were threatened with flooding. Commissioner Helen Price Johnson said the homes were in the Mutiny Bay community. She said outbuildings were flooded and the waters threatened to undermine the foundations of the homes.

Art & About

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

The TEEN ART SHOW Opening Reception is 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Oak Harbor Library meeting room. Enjoy art created by the teens of Oak Harbor in a gallery setting. Vote for your favorites in several categories. The event will be catered by Wildcat Catering.

North Whidbey students prepare for book battle

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

North Whidbey Middle School students are preparing for battle.

Oak Harbor Library to host teen art show

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

For teacher Matt Young, the opportunity to show artwork to peers and members of the local community is a thrill.

Hillcrest Elementary to go green in January

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

Thanks to an Oak Harbor Education Foundation grant, Hillcrest Elementary is going green.

Church Notes

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

A CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE is at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, at Living Hope Foursquare Church, Coupeville. For more information, visit

Births — Greenbank Birth Center

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

JASPER RYAN MCCORMICK, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, was born Nov. 4. He is the son of Naomi Sullivan and Tyler McCormick.

Births — Naval Hospital Oak Harbor

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

LANDON JAMES WHITNEY, 9 pounds, 2 ounces, was born Nov. 10. He is the son of AO1 Justin and Jessica Whitney (VP-40).

Births — Whidbey General Hospital

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

CHANCE JOSEPH JOHN TRESSLAR-MILLER, 6 pounds, 15 ounces, was born Nov. 2. He is the son of Dillon Tresslar and Ansara Miller of Freeland.

Give out food not money | Letter

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

Giving money to panhandlers may make you feel better about “the kindness of your charitable act,” but giving no thought to how that money will be spent is definitely not a kindness.

We’ll see the impacts of the sound of silence | Letter

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

Ah, yes, the endangered spotted owl and his accomplice, the marbled murrelet. When you have no facts to back up your statements, let’s bring up an endangered species to get some attention.

‘Hush house’ will not solve problem | Letter

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

The so-called “hush house” being touted by Congressman Rick Larsen and the Navy will not solve the Growler jet noise problem.

Crash results in criminal charge for Coupeville man

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

A 23-year-old Coupeville man who allegedly struck a bicyclist in a May 17 accident on Bakken Road is facing a felony charge, court documents indicate.

Oak Harbor man faces assault charge

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

An Oak Harbor man with “an extensive criminal history” is facing charges related to a May 17 domestic violence case, according to a report by Oak Harbor Police Officer Mel Lolmaugh.

Hot diggity dog! Plumber opens Greenbank eatery

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

The handshake is the first indication that this is no ordinary hot dog vendor.

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