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Disney classic at Whidbey Children's Theater

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:22AM

The Disney classic begins Friday, April 18, and continues through Sunday, April 27

Leaders celebrate reading champs

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 10:27AM

Third graders at Oak Harbor Elementary school gathered in the multi-purpose room Friday to fete the Fantastics. Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson and the district’s superintendent, Lance Gibbon, joined the students in recognizing the headline-stealing, reading challenge champions.

Offensive woes continue for 'Cats | Baseball

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 11:46AM

Continuing to struggle on offense, the Oak Harbor High School baseball team lost 4-0 at Sehome High School in Bellingham Saturday, March 22.

Streubel, Stone lead Wolves at Relays | Track

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 12:26PM

The Coupeville High School boys placed third and the girls fifth at the Seattle Academy Relays at Shoreline stadium Saturday, March 22.

State's individual health insurance market expands

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:23PM

Numbers represent the "first significant growth in the individual health insurance market that we’ve seen in four years"

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.

The boys and girls of summer | Slideshow

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:07PM

North Whidbey Little League has opening day festivities

Ire toward sub is misdirected | Letter

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 7:11PM

Editor, You can’t help but admire the folks who are criticizing the potential Kraken sculpture as detrimental to this Navy town. It makes me happy I chose to live in such a patriotic area. However, their patriotism may be slightly misplaced and there may be a solution that all parties can get behind. The submarine in itself does not represent the U.S. Navy.

Can we afford to buy more EA-18 Growlers? | Letter

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 7:09PM

Editor, Is the Navy out of touch with economic reality? The Navy will not conclude their EIS on the transition of the Prowler to the Growler at NAS Whidbey until 2015, but they are already asking for 22 more EA-18 Growlers.

St. Patrick’s Day parade a success | Letter

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 7:10PM

Editor, There was a bit of Irish luck for St. Patrick’s Day when the sun came out to shine down on all the wonderful parade-goers and participants this year. Everyone was enthusiastic for the parade and came to Hal Ramaley Park for the official ceremonies.

Descendents return to tour family farm at NAS Whidbey

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 7:07PM

Kathy Lunsford didn’t want to leave. She had never been to the old farmhouse and barn steeped in her family’s history. Now that she was there as an invited guest to tour the home built by her great-great-grandfather Henry Riksen, the gravity of the experience made her stop and reflect. She thought back to the difficult choices Riksen and other Dutch farmers from Oak Harbor’s Clover Valley made in the early 1940s when they gave up their farm land, homes and in many cases their livelihoods to make way for Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Falcons shut out Wolves | Tennis

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 8:43AM

South Whidbey blanked the Coupeville High School tennis team 5-0 Monday, March 24, in Langley.

NWAC sets 5 team records at Regional Championship

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 8:32AM

North Whidbey Aquatic Club members earned a gold medal and five team records at the Northwest Age Group Regional Championships in Federal Way March 20-24.

Terrace tops Oak Harbor | Tennis

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 9:50AM

Mountlake Terrace powered through the singles matches to pull out a 5-2 win over the visiting Oak Harbor High School tennis team Tuesday, April 15.

Murphy edges Wolves | Tennis

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 10:20AM

Archbishop Murphy slipped out of Coupeville with a 3-2 win in tennis Tuesday, April 15.

Bad night on the pitch; Wildcats fall | Soccer

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 11:06AM

No one saw this coming. Shorecrest had a surprisingly easy time in defeating the Oak Harbor High School soccer team in an 8-0 win at Wildcat Memorial Stadium Tuesday, April 15.

First-place Tomahawks beat 'Cats | Softball

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:00PM

Marysville-Pilchuck scored in every inning to steadily pull away from the Oak Harbor High School softball team for a 13-2, six-inning win Tuesday, April 15.

Timely hit eludes Wildcats in 4-3 loss | Basebal

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 11:39AM

Unable to generate a clutch hit, the Oak Harbor High School baseball team missed a chance to upset Stanwood, losing 4-3 at home Tuesday, April 15.

Some light in Wolves' loss | Soccer

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

Not all was bad in Coupeville's 10-1 soccer loss at Cedarcrest High School Wednesday, April 16.

Press release from Oak Harbor on oak tree

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 2:58PM

Beginning at 7:00 am this morning, Sunday, March 23, 2014, City of Oak Harbor staff and contractors began removing the large and beloved Garry Oak (quercus garryana) next to the Oak Harbor Post Office at the southwest corner of Barrington Drive and City Beach Street. The work to remove the tree is expected to take most of the day and citizens should expect traffic delays and detours around this intersection. Visitors to the Post Office are encouraged to approach on foot from City Beach Street where they will find a cordoned off path to the front door.

Oak Harbor leadership cuts down 330-year-old tree in secret plan

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 3:04PM

Many in the community expressed outrage this week that the landmark Garry oak tree at the Oak Harbor Post Office was sawed down Sunday morning without prior public notification. The tree was determined to be 330 years old, based on the number of rings counted.

Cedarcrest slugs way by Wolves | Softball

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Cedarcrest High School softball team hit the ball, Coupeville didn't, and the result was a 13-2, five-inning win for the visiting Red Wolves Wednesday, April 16.

OLF flight operations scheduled April 25

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Apr 17, 2013 at 8:06PM

Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station at Outlying Field in Coupeville are scheduled to occur in the early afternoon of Friday, April 25.

Stone runs to another Coupeville school record | Track

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 8:50AM

Sophomore Makana Stone added her name, again, to the Coupeville High School track record book with a swift run at King's Thursday, April 17.

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

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Apr 18, 2013 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.

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