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Seattle runner captures Whidbey Marathon

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 1:37PM

Justin Johnson of Seattle took advantage of nearly perfect running weather to win the 13th annual Whidbey Island Marathon Sunday, April 13.

Confidential info left on surplussed state computers

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 1:49PM

Washington state auditor looks at 13 agencies and their disposal practices.

Oak Harbor drops 2 in season opener | Babe Ruth

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 7:42AM

The Oak Harbor Babe Ruth baseball team opened the season by losing a double header at Mount Vernon 3-2, 11-1 Sunday, April 13.

Wildcats finish in middle of pack at Dolan Tournament | Boys golf

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Oak Harbor High School boys golf team tied for 11th out of 23 teams at the 13th annual Tom Dolan Memorial Invitational at the Everett Golf and Country Club Monday, April 14.

NAS Whidbey volunteer receives lifetime achievement award

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 9:14AM

Award recognizes outstanding, sustained volunteer service to sailors, Marines and their families

King's moves ahead of Coupeville | Soccer

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 9:00AM

King's broke a tie with Coupeville for fourth place in the Cascade Conference soccer standings by defeating the visiting Wolves 5-1 Monday, April 14.

Wildcats squeak out another win | Tennis

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

For the third time in four wins, the Oak Harbor High School tennis team eked out a 4-3 victory, this time over visiting Marysville-Pilchuck Monday, April 14.

Oak Harbor naps 4th in 21-team tournament | Girls golf

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 11:00AM

Competing against 21 other schools, the Oak Harbor High School girls golf team placed fourth at the Burlington-Edison Invitational at the Skagit Valley Golf and Country Club Monday, April 14.

Etzell no-hits Lakewood; Wolves win 1-0 | Baseball

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

After pitching eight shutout innings and striking out 15, what does a pitcher do for an encore? Throw a no-hitter. Coupeville's Ben Etzell, after a stellar performance last week against Cedarcrest, fired a no-hitter as the Wolves edged visiting Lakewood 1-0 Monday, April 14.

Soroptimist of Oak Harbor holding sale

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 2:35PM

Soroptomist Of Oak Harbor Upscale-Resale Boutique is holding a Women's Work Mothers Day Sale.

County looking to fill vacancy on Solid Waste panel

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 2:46PM

Duties of advisory committee members include review of solid waste programs

COER takes jet noise concerns to Washington D.C.

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 3:16PM

Top members of the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to lobby against the Navy’s EA-18G Growlers. Members of the group said they met with both legislators and staffers from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the Pentagon, National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Squadron returning to NAS Whidbey this week

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 8:01PM

VAQ-130 is the second carrier based squadron to deploy with the EA-18G

Lions barbecue during Holland Happening

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 9:32PM

Proceeds benefit children, adults in need of vision or hearing care

Award-winning Oak Harbor brewer takes home the gold

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 1:00AM updated at 7:21AM

When making beer, Flyers Restaurant and Brewery co-owner Tony Savoy, who doubles as a brewer, said he enjoys the creativity he can use in the process. “I’ve always liked cooking and it’s similar,” Savoy said Tuesday. “I appreciate the science side of it but I love the creative side.”

Believes COER is trying to close NAS Whidbey | Letters

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 1:00AM

If Michael Monson’s letter was an attempt at humor — quoting a children’s story of farm animals running willy nilly and worrying about the “sky falling” — he should keep his day job. Many of those in his group, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, may not have lived here when the specter of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station being closed by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission was a very real threat.

Whidbey Island Marathon draws more than 3,000 runners | Slideshow

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 1:00AM updated at 4:25PM

Evidently. the running gods are not superstitious. The 13th running of the Whidbey Island Marathon on the 13th of April attracted more than 3,000 registrations, nearly double the number from 2013. This year’s event featured a marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and children’s 1K.

Oak Harbor adopts sister city in Philippines

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 2:00AM updated at 4:43AM

The difference between life in Oak Harbor and life back home in the Philippines is so profound that it’s difficult for Lorena Albert to describe. Albert grew up in Cabpangi, a small village within the rural farming town of Libungan in the Cotabato province, and didn’t come to the United States until she was 18. She’s lived in Oak Harbor on and off over the years and settled down in the city for good 16 years ago.

'Pinocchio' seems a more fitting story | Letters

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 2:00AM

A recent letter to the editor from Michael Monson, president of the anti-Navy group, stated people were crying “Chicken Little” because of the belief the base would close if the Coupeville group was successful in preventing the Growlers from flying out at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station’s OLF Coupeville.

Office Max says it's not leaving

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 2:00AM updated at 9:16AM

Oak Harbor city officials are scratching their heads about the future of the Office Max store visible from State Highway 20. Koetje Road LLC, the company that owns the Office Max property, submitted an application to the city’s Development Services Department to remodel the 23,700-square-foot building for a Grocery Outlet store.

Very proud of church's lunch ministry team | Letters

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 3:00AM

A few weeks ago, the Whidbey News-Times did an article on homelessness here on Whidbey Island. Toni MeMaggio shared that he is giving out sack lunches to the needy every Friday and Saturday. He forgot to mention that the sack lunches are provided by Whidbey Presbyterian Church.

Whidbey Island Vintners Association to include distillers

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 4:23PM

Members of the Whidbey Island Vintners Association have unanimously agreed to include local distillers in the group, and will now be known as the Whidbey Island Vintners and Distillers Association.

Oak Harbor Arts Commission to propose plan for wood from felled Garry oak | Corrected

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Apr 18, 2014 at 9:18AM

The wood from the post office oak tree should be turned into several, or perhaps many, works of art by wood carvers and others artists from the Whidbey community. That was the general, albeit loose, consensus of the members of the Oak Harbor Arts Commission during its meeting Monday night.

Successful marathon showcases Whidbey as a travel destination | Publisher's Column

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 7:27AM

Congratulations to the City of Oak Harbor on a marathon well done. The 13th annual event drew more than 3,000 people to run along Whidbey Island’s scenic roads. And with many of those 3,000 participants came family and friends to cheer them on. That’s a pretty hefty number of visitors.

County reverses Glendale beach access decision

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Apr 18, 2014 at 9:19AM

Reversing a decision made last month, Island County commissioners moved forward Monday with grant applications to acquire beach access properties adjacent to Glendale. Commissioner Jill Johnson originally opposed the grant applications saying that she did not want the county to be responsible for the maintenance of any additional properties.

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