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Don’t let county go down same transit route | Letter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Island County taxpayers must consider recent revelations about the losses of investment funds during the current treasurer’s term in office when casting their ballots.

Whidbey residents want beaver controls

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 1, 2014 at 9:01AM

Some residents believe the county could be doing more about the island’s beaver problem, but the solutions are not always clear cut.

Starfish deaths puzzling experts

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 8:57AM

As a volunteer for the Island County Beach Watchers organization since 1993, Seablom has started to see alarming changes in his favorite sea creature.

PBY-Naval Air Museum meets wide approval at grand opening

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Aug 1, 2014 at 9:45AM

Steve Richards, executive officer of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, was clearly enjoying himself as he sat in the cockpit of a seaplane simulator.

Demand accountability before things go wrong | Publisher’s column

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00AM

Each and every one of us bears some responsibility for the financial calamity that has befallen Island Transit.

Sailors come back year after year for Race Week

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 10:17AM

The first racing day of Whidbey Island Race Week launched with little fanfare, but it ended Friday after a week of great racing despite wetter-than-normal conditions.

Friends mourn loss of community leader Paul Schell

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Aug 1, 2014 at 9:03AM

South Whidbey is mourning the death of a long-time community and business leader this week.

Navy man short of pullup record, but pulls in $9,600

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 1, 2014 at 10:56AM

At about pullup number 2,100 Saturday, Navy Petty Officer Michael McCastle began to experience muscle tears in his forearms and capillaries were bursting on his skin.

Treasurer candidates discuss accuracy, work ethic

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Candidates challenging incumbent Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez said they can do a better job handling the county’s money.

Race the Reserve becomes community event

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 8:09AM

Race the Reserve, which returns Saturday, Aug. 9, is more than a fundraiser.

WGC 5-person tournament ends in 3-way tie

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Aug 1, 2014 at 10:46AM

It was close. So close, if fact, three teams tied for first in the Whidbey Golf Club Five-person Best Ball Tournament Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27.

Oak Harbor registration begins Aug. 5

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 3:09PM

New student registration and returning student confirmation starts Aug. 5 in the Oak Harbor School District.

Blue Angel proud to call Whidbey his home

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Aug 5, 2014 at 9:26AM

Estimating that he’s on the road for approximately 300 days a year, Nate Barton could be excused if he didn’t remember where to call home.

Whidbey Island inspires Brackenwood artists

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

Freeland resident Ginny O’Neill has been an artist all her life, from drawing friends’ portraits as a teenager to graphic design and acrylic painting in her 20s.

The right to vote is one we fought to have; exercise it on Tuesday | In Our Opinion

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

This coming Tuesday, residents of Whidbey Island have an opportunity to be a part of the Democratic process.

Rose shouldn’t be thrown under bus | Letter

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

First let me just say, “Shame on you, editor of the Whidbey News-Times.”

Many questions stem from transit debacle | Letter

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

How appalling that our wonderful Island Transit service we’ve been proud to support is threatened by poor management and lack of supervision.

Board needs to not be a rubber stamp | Letter

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 3:00AM

The piggy bank finally broke and the Island Transit Board needs to wake up and stop being a rubber stamp for the ongoing waste and abuse of the public trust.

Police haul out armor for Tuesday’s National Night Out

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Aug 5, 2014 at 9:25AM

Oak Harbor Police Department’s newest and biggest toy will be unveiled during Tuesday’s National Night Out.

Coupeville veterinarians give back to communities impacted by landslide

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 5, 2014 at 9:27AM

Before Ken Leaman came to Coupeville to set up a veterinary clinic in 1992, he operated his business out of his 10-acre farm on the Stillaguamish River in between the towns of Darrington and Oso.

Memories shared during island’s reunion season | Harbor Highlights

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 4:00AM

I absolutely love Whidbey summers. The long, sunny days fill island residents with enthusiasm and energy.

Write-in candidate for sheriff aiming to represent Democrats

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Aug 5, 2014 at 9:26AM

When you watch too much Jon Stewart, you run the risk of ending up like 87-year-old Dave Olinger. At least that’s what his wife says.

Oak Harbor man Paul Birkeland reflects on his CIA career

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Aug 4, 2014 at 9:45AM

Nationally recognized as a great place to retire, Whidbey Island is filled with myriad aging adults with fascinating life stories.

Tungate captures two titles at PNS championships | NWAC

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Olivia Tungate of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club finished in the top five in six events, winning two, at the Pacific Northwest Swim Long Course Championships at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way July 23-27.

State to audit transit books

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 5, 2014 at 9:26AM

Financial experts at the Washington state Auditor’s Office will be going through books at Island Transit in the next couple of weeks to figure out what went wrong, said a spokesman for the agency.

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