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Art & About

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

The WHIDBEY WORKING ARTISTS Summer Art Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 29, 30 and 31. For the tour map, studio locations, artist listings and more, visit www.whidbeyworkingartists.com

South Whidbey butchers embracing family tradition

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

Greg Gilles is known throughout South Whidbey as a respected homebuilder.

Island County commissioners split over extended appointment

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

Commissioners appointed a new member of the Law and Justice Council for an unusually long term despite opposition from Commissioner Helen Price Johnson.

Opinion page isn’t reserved for any one point of view | Publisher's Column

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

Funny thing about opinions — we don’t always have to agree with them.

Canes celebrate 65th anniversary

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

Lou and Bob Cane celebrated their 90th and 100th birthdays, respectively.

Giving credit where credit is deserved | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

I have been following the comments regarding the recent hydroplane races in Oak Harbor, and I want to be sure credit goes to the people who brought this fun event to us.

Oak Harbor Music Festival focuses on bands

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 5:00AM

As a musician for most of his life, Larry Mason understands what can make a venue memorable for performers.

Oak Harbor girls team welcomes new swim coach

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Since moving to the area in 2007, Erin Bull has had an eye on the head coaching position for the Oak Harbor High School girls swim team.

Oak Harbor mayor says council playing politics with crosswalk

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:01AM

A proposal to build a crosswalk has turned into an unlikely controversy in a city filled with unlikely controversies.

Thirty-two years later, it's still a family affair at El Cazador

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Alonso Rodriguez can remember when “Lupe” stood only waist high and wandered around his parents’ Mexican restaurant looking for something to eat.

Real estate sales on Whidbey continuing to rebound

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:02AM

For the second consecutive year, home sales are showing signs of a real estate market recovery on Whidbey Island.

Langley backing fairground work

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Langley City Council formally approved the city’s involvement in whatever developments may come to the Island County Fairgrounds.

Island Scanner | Dog barks three days in a row

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

Island County Sheriff The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Businesses have a right to make money | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

I read Mr. Schoening’s letter to the editor regarding Burger King and had a question — “What would you do about it then? Erect a big fence and force the companies to pay the taxes or else?”

Workers dedicated to elections process | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

Thank you to the Island County Auditor’s Office staff and temporary election workers for their speedy yet meticulous processing of the primary ballots during this week’s manual recount required by state statute.

Believes in God, but not as a school topic | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

As stated in Scott Vanderlinden’s letter to the editor, thanks to the United States Supreme Court, a student’s right to protest in schools was affirmed.

Applauds district for its OSPI test scores | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Congratulations to the Oak Harbor School District and Board — the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction test scores for the 2013-14 year improved in nearly every category.

Roller Barn’s ‘Frightville’ on hunt for volunteers

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Oak Harbor’s freakiest haunted house is reaching out for volunteers.

State’s wealthiest set sights on gun laws | The Petri Dish

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Our state’s super wealthy social changers are at it again. Two years after their money helped make charter schools possible, the Ballmers, the Gateses and Nick Hanauer are using some of their loose millions to try to tighten gun laws in Washington.

You can love Obama, not everyone does | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

This is in response to a letter to the editor from Richard Johnston, Douglas, Ariz.

Signal project to improve traffic on Highway 20

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

A state Department of Transportation project should improve traffic flow on State Highway 20 in Oak Harbor.

Dogs’ barking worse than any jet’s roar | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

I would prefer to listen to our Navy jets than dogs barking. This is a reminder to dog owners in the city of Oak Harbor that school nights and work nights are quiet time

‘Langley Lift’ design goes up for public comment

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Renderings of a bridge and elevator give a glimpse at what Cascade Avenue in Langley may look like.

New van gives Boys & Girls Club flexibility

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 1, 2014 at 5:51PM

The silver lining to an auction benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Oak Harbor last March has arrived in time for the start of the school year.

Call candidate after 9, see how she likes it | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

Tuesday night, just before 9 p.m., I received an unwanted “robo call.”

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