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Wildcats take 2 in double dual | Wrestling

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 8:14AM

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team collected two wins at the PanCan double dual meet at Renton's Hazen High School Friday, Jan. 17.

Grateful for person who returned missing card | Letters

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, Thank you so much to the honest person who found my card by the ATM on Saturday, Jan. 4 and put it in the night deposit box.

Agrees that public silence doesn’t help end the war | Letters

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, I would like to respond to the letter written by Dave DeMarsh from Logar Province, Afghanistan. You are so right about all of us keeping you there by our silence or our vote. Since we are not directly inconvenienced by the war, i.e. rationing or extra taxes, etc., we don’t suffer in the least bit and think about it less and less.

Jets too noisy for West Beach Road | Letters

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, I purchased a home off West Beach eight years ago. At that time, the jet noise rating provided to me at purchase by the Realtor was negligible, as was the noise level itself for eight years. However, over the past several weeks, it has become borderline intolerable, about one to two days weekly. Today was one of those days. It has gone on literally all day long, sometimes shaking the house. I am informed from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station public relations that some of the Outlying Field activity has been transferred up to the main facility. Perhaps I misunderstood. If this is true, I find it patently unsatisfactory.

Anderson tops at Oak Harbor Library's Teen Art Show

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

Patrick Anderson, a senior at Oak Harbor High School, was honored with the “Best of Show” award for his metal works art project at the Oak Harbor Library’s Teen Art Show last month.

COER leader shifts blame to someone else | Letters

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, This letter is in response to your Jan. 11 article, “COER Leader Initialed disclosure form in ’03,” which reveals that, despite his past insistence that he never received a jet noise disclosure, Michael Monson did both receive and initial such a form.

Sorry you didn’t read the fine print | Letters

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, I am so sick of this stupid Outlying Field argument. For the love of God and country, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, just let these boys and girls do their jobs and practice getting on and off a carrier safely.

Bill would educate elected officials on public records

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would send public officials and employees to what amounts to open-records school. House Bill 2121 would require public officials and employees to undergo training on open government laws under the state’s Public Records Act and the Open Public Meetings Act.

Home damaged in Ledgewood slide burns to ground

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 2:33PM

Abandoned since last year’s massive Ledgewood landslide, a home on Driftwood Way burned to the ground Sunday. The home, a double-wide manufactured home, was red-tagged by Island County after the landslide, meaning that it was unsafe to enter. The house was pushed toward the shoreline during the landslide and part of it teetered over the edge of a mound.

Cause for applause: Seahawks fever grips Oak Harbor as fans show their passion for NFL team bound for the Super Bowl

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 9:00AM

It’s going to be a while before Joanne Hartley can stop smiling. The grin was still wide Monday. She was still even wearing her blue hat. “It might take a year to quit smiling,” she said. “After we win the Super Bowl, maybe.” Hartley, an ardent Seattle Seahawks fan from Oak Harbor, was still abuzz Monday, a day after the Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers to clinch the franchise’s second berth into the Super Bowl.

Whidbey Island scanner: excessive foot and vehicle traffic reported from 'Scooby Doo van'

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 9:00AM

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

Wolves fade in upset bid | Girls basketball

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 8:56AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team pushed powerful Cedarcrest to the limit Tuesday, Jan. 21, before running out of gas in a 57-47 home loss.

Play goes in new direction: Director brings different sort of mystery to Whidbey Playhouse

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

As a well-traveled, veteran community theater actor and director, Kevin Wm. Meyer has seen lots of different stages and places to perform. He was once part of a traveling theater company in Miami, Fla., and later San Francisco that would break out its act in some of the tightest quarters imaginable.

The Honey Bear helps to sweeten education locally

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

As fifth grader Catherine Lhamon entered The Honey Bear, she was excited to spend the dollar she’d been allocated. “There’s 100 cents in a dollar,” she said. Helene Lhamon, Catherine’s mother, said they’ve been coming down to the store since she could walk. “Back then, it took us 45 minutes to walk down here, and 45 minutes to walk back,” Helene said. The Honey Bear will host a fundraiser for the Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools Sunday, Jan. 26. Owner Karla Mackintosh said she will donate 100 percent of the profits to the organization.

Cosmic Light’s lawsuit against Island County stalls

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

A federal lawsuit against Island County has stalled over a bounced check. Olga Nada, who identified herself as “the chancellor in Christ of Cosmic Light Creations” and a member of the Tepes family, filed a petition for declaratory judgment against the county in U.S. District Court Dec. 10.

Island County Realtors rolling out new noise disclosure

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jan 24, 2014 at 12:59PM

Coupeville resident Judy Gremmel was on a mission in recent months to raise awareness about what she calls the “pathetic” jet noise disclosure given to homebuyers over the past decade or longer. Gremmel was in constant contact with Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, Island County commissioners, state legislators and news outlets throughout the region claiming that residents were “trapped, not told.”

Second candidate in race for Emerson seat

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

North Whidbey Repub-lican Richard Hannold says he will run for Island County commissioner for the same reason he joined the Navy. “I feel like maybe I can make a difference,” Hannold said Friday. Hannold filed with the state’s Public Disclosure Commission to run against Democrat Karla Jacks for Island County District No. 3, the position currently held by Kelly Emerson.

Old Form 22W may be inadequate, but it was clearly a red flag | Publisher's Column

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve President Michael Monson claims the Internet posting by a local Realtor stating that he initialed Form 22W a decade ago is an attempt to “discredit him.” Perhaps that’s true, but the fact is Monson did sign a form of disclosure when he bought his home. That’s pertinent information in the debate over jet noise and the Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville.

GP overwhelms Wildcats | Girls basketball

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 10:49AM

A nearly perfect storm drowned the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team in a 52-12 loss at Glacier Peak Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Opportunistic Glacier Peak tops Oak Harbor | Boys basketball

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 11:27AM

Unlike Oak Harbor, the Glacier Peak High School boys basketball team took advantage of its extra opportunities to net a 63-50 win at Oak Harbor Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Wildcats close in on divisional title | Swimming

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 12:09PM

The Oak Harbor High School swim team moved within one meet of finishing the Wesco 3A North season unbeaten by defeating the two Marysville high schools at Marysville-Pilchuck Tuesday, Jan. 21.

NAS Whidbey is unable to partner on city's sewage treatment plant

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 8:09PM

It appears Oak Harbor will be building the city's new sewage treatment plant without the assistance of the U.S. Navy. Base officials did not meet a city-set Monday deadline to commit to the multi-million project, so the city council agreed to forge ahead alone during its regular meeting Tuesday evening.

Long-range attack sinks Coupeville | Boys basketball

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 8:17AM

The Cedarcrest High School boys basketball team ran to a 24-9 first quarter lead on the way to racing by visiting Coupeville 72-39 Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Huge run buries Wildcats | Boys basketball

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 8:34AM

Lifted by an incredible 29-0 run, the Stanwood High School boys basketball team flew by host Oak Harbor 70-38 Thursday, Jan. 23.

'Cats, 'Dogs finish in tie | Swimming

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 8:39AM

After each team staged a comeback, the Oak Harbor and Mount Vernon high school swim teams settled for an 85-85 tie at the Skagit Valley YMCA pool Thursday, Jan. 23.

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