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Oak Harbor grad to wed on Whidbey this summer

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:00AM

Alex Jr. and Lisa (Pedersen) Grosso, of Coupeville, Wash., are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Peter Andreas Grosso, to Brittany Susan Whaley, formerly of Bayville, N.J., daughter of Michael Dickerson of Seaside Heights, N.J., and Marla Deleon of Oakridge, Ore.

Dismayed by the state of Dugualla flats | Letter

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 3:00AM

First, I want to say I dislike writing letters, but I can no longer remain silent. I am dismayed by what is happening to the dike and meadow north of Oak Harbor.

Disappointed in how Dudley is leaving office | Letter

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 3:00AM

Mayor Dudley, it’s disappointing (and unbecoming to you) that instead of leaving office with dignity and class, you yet again make the choice to lob your tired old accusations at the city council members in an attempt to discredit their professional, honest, hard work conducting the city’s business.

COER is placing greed over OLF fliers’ safety | Letter

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:00AM

I just read the blasphemous COER filing of an injunction against OLF Coupeville.

Teachers will never be satisfied with pay | Letter

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:00AM

The Oak Harbor School District teachers’ walkout on May 1 coincides with International Workers’ Day, a holiday to celebrate workers by the Socialists and Communists.

Response was hostile and unnecessary | Letter

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:00AM

I believe that every American has the right to his or her own opinion. However, their opinions are not facts.

Fund is critical to preserving ‘treasures,’ including Ebey's Reserve

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:00AM

For nearly 50 years, the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has invested nearly $17 billion nationwide and $500 million in Washington in state and federal land conservation projects and matching grants for state and local parks, trails, recreational facilities, and to support working forests and family farms.

Nurses Association files complaint against Whidbey General Hospital

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 28, 2015 at 9:32AM

The state nursing association has filed an “unfair labor practice” complaint against Whidbey General Hospital for disciplining or firing nurses without providing supporting documentation.

Bakery cooks up Holland Happening treats

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 28, 2015 at 9:32AM

Patrick Christensen has only been back on Whidbey Island for a little more than a week, and yet he’s already started out on solid footing.

Island Transit selling shady gazebos

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 28, 2015 at 9:32AM

For critics of Island Transit, two gazebos have become a symbol of a boondoggle.

Oak Harbor High School kids learn CPR

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Apr 28, 2015 at 9:31AM

Robert May has a message for teenagers: You can save a life.

Bus driver search proves arduous for Oak Harbor schools

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Apr 28, 2015 at 9:31AM

WANTED: Bus driver. Must be able to safely maneuver a 9-ton canary yellow bus while dealing with raucous middle schoolers.

Inslee touts transportation funding during ferry ride

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Apr 28, 2015 at 9:31AM

Speaking to a crowd of Whidbey Island dignitaries, Gov. Jay Inslee touted the benefits of his proposed $12.2 billion transportation package, including ferry funding aboard the Tokitae on Wednesday during a trip between Mukilteo and Clinton.

Effort to change new Oak Harbor sewage plant site grows

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Apr 28, 2015 at 9:30AM

An increasing number of people are pushing city leaders to reconsider the siting of the future sewage treatment plant.

High school roundup for April 27

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 5:14AM

The Oak Harbor baseball team won 6-3 at Stanwood. Brent Mertins drove in three runs with a single and sacrifice fly; C.J. Meders, Chris Trisler and Trent Benson also recorded hits for Oak Harbor.

NWSC holds select tryouts | Youth soccer

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 4:23AM

The North Whidbey Soccer Club select soccer program is holding tryouts for the 2015-16 season beginning May 11 at Fort Nugent Park.

Island County issued rent vouchers for homeless veterans

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:18AM

Island County will be awarded more than a dozen rental vouchers to help homeless veterans find permanent homes.

Oak Harbor teachers plan walkout May 1

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Apr 27, 2015 at 9:17AM

Parents with children at Oak Harbor Public Schools should get prepared for a teacher walkout scheduled for May 1.

OHHS athlete looks to past to determine future

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Apr 26, 2015 at 7:37AM

Most high school athletes recruited to play in college select their future school for a similar reason -- “It just feels right.”

High school roundup for April 24

  • Apr 26, 2015 at 6:33AM

The Glacier Peak soccer team shutout Oak Harbor 6-0 in Snohomish.

Ballots due Tuesday for Coupeville levy

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

Ballots for the Coupeville School District’s proposed $5 million capital facilities levy are due next week.

Jumbo trout part of lure for anglers on Whidbey today

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

One of the more intriguing opportunities for anglers on Whidbey Island during today’s lowland lakes fishing opener are the jumbo trout recently planted in Deer Lake in Clinton.

High school roundup for April 23

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 1:25PM

The Oak Harbor girls golf team topped Arlington 264-280 at the Whidbey Golf Club. Marisa Sligh earned her first medalist honors of the spring with a 45 (36 par) over nine holes. Hailey Beecher shot 50, Rosego Mooki 51, Terra Baird 52 and Grace Korsmo 66.

A good fit for 60 years | Oak Harbor optician still providing personal service to customers

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

After serving four years in the Navy, Gary Van Cleve returned home to Yakima to figure out what he was going to do with the rest of his life.

Price Johnson is honest and hardworking | Letter

  • Apr 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

I have read the stories about the wineries and neighborhoods on our island having a conflict over wedding venues.

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