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Transit's Martha Rose a no-show for second public forum

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Aug 11, 2014 at 9:44AM

Pending Island Transit service cuts will hit the community hard, and residents let IT officials know it this week.

Citizens shouldn’t be left to speculate on reasons why | In Our Opinion

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council twice rejected Oak Harbor resident and conservative blogger Cliff Howard for a position on the city’s planning commission.

Rose’s third child is Island Transit | Letter

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 3:00AM

I have known Martha Rose for almost 20 years. I’ve worked with her on the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Whidbey Coalition for several years and know her to be a person of integrity with a deep passion and commitment to Island Transit.

Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival Saturday, Sunday

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 4:00AM

This year, Benye Webber says she is going to kick back and let someone else run the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

President is ‘much loved?’ By whom? | Letter

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 4:00AM

Although I certainly can agree that posters or pictures of the president in the local post office should not be defaced, I have some quarrel with the writer of the letter to the editor in the Aug. 6 Whidbey News-Times.

T-shirts fall from sky thanks to Kiwanis, Jet City Skydiving

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Aug 11, 2014 at 9:46AM

Barb Williams won’t argue that Camp Casey is a magical place.

Sanctioned BBQ contest brings seasoned pros to Oak Harbor to battle some of community’s best

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 14, 2014 at 1:05PM

Roger Anglum swears by his mop and special sauce.

Oak Harbor Elks will take over Whidbey Marathon

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

Members of the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge may have to sprint to organize the next Whidbey Island Marathon after getting off to a late start.

Island County primary may result in recounts

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 11, 2014 at 9:45AM

The winners of two hotly contested county races will be moving on to November’s general election.

Oak Harbor City Council nixes mayor’s appointment

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 11, 2014 at 9:44AM

An appointment that’s normally routine turned into a battle over parliamentary procedure during Oak Harbor City Council’s Wednesday meeting.

Cherry returns to lead Wildcats | Cheer

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 7:00AM

Kimberly Cherry is going back to step one. And, in this case, she has no problem with that.

Toxic algae closes Cranberry Lake

  • Aug 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Cranberry Lake in Deception Pass State Park is closed for an indeterminate time due to a toxic blue-green algae. Jack Hartt, Deception Pass park manager, said that last week, there was a spike of E.coli because of the water fowl, but that is gone now. The algae, however, is more dangerous than E.coli.

Man injured from fall at Deception Pass

  • Aug 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Aug 11, 2014 at 9:43AM

A man was transported to Island Hospital in Anacortes Wednesday night after falling off a cliff on Pass Island. The man, in his 40s, was jogging with his son, who is in his 20s, and tripped and fell off a cliff, according to Deception Pass Park Manager Jack Hartt. Hartt estimates that the cliff was about 10 feet high, but Mike Brown, deputy chief of North Whidbey Fire and Rescue, said it was probably closer to about 20 feet.

Women stuck under Deception Pass Bridge in canoe OK

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 9:40AM

State parks was summoned to Deception Pass Monday night to assist two women in a canoe.

Tungate sets records at Zone Championships | NWAC

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 9:34AM

Olivia Tungate of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club added another impressive effort to an already strong year of swimming by finishing in the top 12 in seven events at the Western Zone Championships in Federal Way Aug. 6-9.

Highway 20 accident leaves car totaled, woman bruised

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 9:30AM

A driver suffered bruises after driving her car into a ditch Wednesday afternoon, apparently to avoid a collision.

Luginbill, Janowiecki lead locals in Race the Reserve

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Aug 12, 2014 at 1:44PM

Laura Luginbill and Johnathon Janowiecki produced the best finishes among local runners in the featured event of the Race the Reserve in Coupeville Saturday, Aug. 9.

Campfire ban for all state parks in effect

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 5:30PM

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced Tuesday that campfires in all state parks ARE prohibited until further notice.

Support for annual event is ‘amazing’ | Letter

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Coupeville High School Senior Parents and Class of 2015 would like to send out a great big thank-you to all who made this year’s running of Race the Reserve Whidbey Island a success.

Comparison is wrong in anti-Obama letter | Letter

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 2:00AM

I just read Fred Stillwell’s letter dated Aug. 9, “President is much loved? By whom?”

Jeweler finds Pioneer Way a perfect setting

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 2:00AM

Only a handful of businesses have survived and thrived in downtown Oak Harbor over the decades.

Art & About

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 2:00AM

Scenic photographs of Whidbey Island by RICK LAWLER and landscapes in pastels by artist JUDY SJERVEN are on display at Oak Harbor Library in August. The library is located at 1000 SE Regatta Drive. 360-675-5115.

Oak Harbor student volunteers abroad

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 2:00AM

For Hanna Keyes, the summer before her senior year at Oak Harbor High School was an opportunity to do something she’d never done before.

Finesse may be better than force | The Petri Dish

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 2:00AM

Finesse is a word rarely used to describe Gov. Jay Inslee’s approach to fashioning policy.

Events show just what communities can accomplish | In Our Opinion

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:00AM

If you ventured out of the house this past weekend, you are keenly aware of the huge number of visitors to Whidbey Island.

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