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Charge against accused murderer may be amended

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 2:00AM updated Aug 6, 2015 at 9:25AM

An accused murderer may face a more serious charge if he doesn’t agree to a plea bargain.

Severns, Campbell moving ahead to general election

  • Aug 4, 2015 at 8:36PM

Challenger Rob Born ahead in race for hospital board

Rescind vote to end farm talks | Letter

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 2:00AM

As a resident of Greenbank, Whidbey Island and Island County, as well as a taxpayer of Island County, I am concerned about the financial condition of our Port of Coupeville properties and their physical conditions.

Port threatens a source of support | Letter

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

Outgoing Coupeville Port Commissioner Marshall Bronson’s letter Saturday shed some light on why he unexpectedly decided to vote to terminate negotiations with Greenbank Farm’s long-time manager.

Approach denies unbiased process

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

It’s difficult for voters to decipher government from politics. Government acts in the best interest of the many, whereas politics plays favorites and is coated with deceiving confectionary lingo.

Letter based on what info was available | Letter

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

I see Sandra Kuykendall is upset with my letter concerning Island Transit. In the interest of not making this a he said/she said back and forth, I will make a quick rebuttal.

Planned Parenthood committing ‘atrocities’ | Letter

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

Not only does Planned Parenthood snuff out the lives of babies, but harvests their body parts with a calculating callousness of heart. For them it is a business and their way of contributing to medical advancement.

Now is the time to plan for pool’s future | In Our Opinion

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 10:00AM

Maintenance costs at John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool are mounting to the tune of $400,000 or more for a new pool boiler and a metal roof that need replacing.

Greenbank Farm going Scottish on Saturday with games

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 6:00AM

About a dozen Scottish clans will convene at the Greenbank Farm Saturday in a celebration of their rich and festive history.

Annual Arts and Crafts Fest draws big crowds to Coupeville

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 7:00AM

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival organizers are still crunching numbers, but it’s estimated this past weekend’s event brought an estimated 15,000 people to town.

Island County approves $24,000 for central office to aid homeless in housing search

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 7:00AM

Whidbey Island’s homeless by year-end will have a single place to come in order to find housing, thanks in part to a $24,000 planning grant approved Tuesday by the Island County Commissioners.

Cooler temps expected for annual Oak Harbor Pigfest

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 7:00AM

With cooler temperatures in the National Weather Service forecast, Oak Harbor’s annual Pigfest will likely be more comfortable for the thousands of attendees than last year’s sweltering heat.

Oak Harbor pool board weighs fee hikes

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 7:00AM

With maintenance costs mounting at Oak Harbor’s public pool, it may get pricier to go for a swim.

Don’t forget to vote today

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Aug 4, 2015 at 1:45PM

If you haven’t turned your ballot in already, Tuesday is the last day to vote in the primary election.

Island Scanner

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 3:00AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department.

Koorn retires after 37 years of fighting fires on Whidbey

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 5:00AM

A longtime Whidbey firefighter hangs up his hat after 37 years.

Oak Harbor resident celebrates 100th birthday

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 6:00AM

Elizabeth (Wheeler) Steinsiek celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday afternoon, surrounded by family and friends.

Orca Network hosts event in honor of Lolita survival

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

In memory of the nearly 40 Southern Resident orcas captured in Washington State, and the 13 orcas killed during the captures, and in honor of Lolita, also known as Tokitae, Orca Network is sponsoring several events to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the 1970 Penn Cove orca capture on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Church Notes

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 10:00AM

Preschool registration, youth activities are happening now at Whidbey Island churches.

Island County appeals GMA decision

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Aug 4, 2015 at 11:27AM

Island County’s obligation to protect some ecologically sensitive areas under the state’s Growth Management Act remains unclear after the county on July 24 appealed an adverse decision by the Growth Management Hearings Board.

Former OHHS runners place in Race the Reserve

  • Aug 3, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 4, 2015 at 8:32AM

A pair of former Oak Harbor High School runners were among the leaders in the Fifth Annual Race the Reserve Saturday, Aug. 1, in Coupeville.

Aquajets finish among top 10 | NWAC

  • Aug 4, 2015 at 8:31AM

Both North Whidbey Aquatic Club competitors in the Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championships July 31 to Aug. 2 in Federal Way earned top-10 finishes.

U10 Islanders off to good start | Youth soccer

  • Aug 4, 2015 at 8:16AM

The North Whidbey Soccer Club girls U10 Islanders made a strong impression in their first tournament.

The trick to catching pink salmon

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Aug 2, 2015 at 5:08PM

As millions of pink salmon pass by Whidbey Island, anglers try different lures, methods to try to hook into fish known as humpies

Willing to wear ‘good ol’ boy’ with pride | Letter

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

I have read with interest over the years the comments made by some during each election cycle regarding the “Good Ol’ Boy” club and how this organization would run our fair city if allowed to do so unchecked.

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