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Late historian, WNT editor's home to burn for firefighter training

  • May 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

A piece of Oak Harbor history will go up in flames — repeatedly — over the weekend. All for a good cause. Oak Harbor Fire Chief Ray Merrill said the home in which the late Dorothy Neil lived is going to be burned down by the fire department on Saturday.

Dark cloud is of Emerson's own creation | Publisher's Column

  • May 27, 2014 at 3:36PM

While Kelly Emerson has all but checked out of the Island County political scene, it isn’t without some curious, bitter rantings ...

Oak Harbor mayor, council at odds over marathon coordinator's future

  • May 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

Changes are coming to the management of the Whidbey Island Marathon, whether or not the City Council is on board with them, says Mayor Scott Dudley. At odds on past occasions, the mayor and the council are once again fighting over control of the city. This time, the tussle is over whether or not to keep longtime Oak Harbor resident Tamra Sipes as coordinator of the annual marathon.

Man on motorized bicycle dies after being struck by SUV on Highway 20 | UPDATED

  • May 28, 2014 at 6:00PM updated May 29, 2014 at 11:45AM

A man died Wednesday after he was struck by an SUV on State Highway 20 while trying to cross the road on a motorized bicycle.

Leete, Fields in 5th place after 1st day | state golf

  • May 29, 2014 at 8:21AM

Oak Harbor's Joanna Leete and Coupeville's Christine Fields sit in fifth place in their respective high school girls state golf tournaments after the first round Wednesday, May 28.

Soccer tournament attracts 300 participants

  • May 30, 2014 at 8:07AM

More than 300 players took part in the 10th annual Rock On! 3v3 Soccer Tournament May 24 and 25 at Fort Nugent Park.

Fields places 5th, Leete 6th in state tournament | Golf

  • May 30, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:04PM

Coupeville's Christine Fields and Oak Harbor's Joanna Leete added another chapter to their impressive high school golf careers with top-six finishes in their respective state tournaments Wednesday and Thursday, May 28 and 29.

Rodeheffer 12th in state 1,600 | Track

  • May 30, 2014 at 12:02PM

Oak Harbor High School's John Rodeheffer placed 12th in the 1,600 meters during the opening day of the state 3A track meet at Tacoma's Mount Tahoma High School Thursday, May 29.

New ferry celebration June 8 at Clinton terminal

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Washington State Ferries is holding a community celebration for its newest ferry, M/V Tokitae.

Best of Whidbey gets underway for 2014 | Opinion

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Did you hear the starting pistol? The annual Best of Whidbey is underway.

Sipes’ contract should be extended and increased | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 2:00AM

Editor, I don’t even know how to start this letter. I am getting so emotional just thinking about what’s going on in Oak Harbor.

South Whidbey fire boat adds options for waterfront assistance

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

It’s done, it looks great and the MV Salish Responder is now officially in service.

Viral reunion video reveals family’s ‘Love Bug’

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jun 3, 2014 at 8:12PM

Gary Daugherty doesn’t know how he got so lucky. Not only does he have a loving wife, he also has an adoring dog who goes with him almost everywhere.

Oak Harbor schools recognize standout students

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

Fourteen Oak Harbor High School students were honored recently by the Career and Technical Education program.

Thank God everyday for the honor and ability to foster child | Faithful Living

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

When planning our wedding 33 years ago, Matt and I chose a Bible verse found in 1 John as the theme for our wedding ceremony and life together:

Move annual race from a Sunday to Saturday | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 3:00AM

Editor, I am a runner, have been since I was 15. I have run in many states, from Puerto Rico to Hawaii and most of the states.

PDC clears Jacks of allegations by GOP opposition

  • May 31, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Public Disclosure Commission has cleared Island County commissioner candidate Karla Jacks of violating fundraising requirements.

COER claims debunked, true motives revealed | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 4:00AM

Editor, I write this on Memorial Day. What are the true motives of the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve? They say noise, health and safety … OK, we will come back to this.

District looking to expand band program to 5th grade

  • May 31, 2014 at 5:00AM

Oak Harbor School District is looking to expand music education for students. Starting in the 2014-15 school year, the middle schools hope to be able to offer fifth grade band classes during first period for the elementary students.

Bridge allows for business off island | Letter

  • May 31, 2014 at 5:00AM

Editor, A week ago I wrote a letter giving suggestions for improving commerce on Pioneer Way. My last suggestion, given tongue in cheek, was to shut down Deception Pass Bridge to vehicle traffic.

Lawyer: Ruse was used to draw incriminating statements

  • May 31, 2014 at 6:00AM

The lawyer for former Coupeville deputy marshal Hodges Gowdey says a “ruse” was used to get his client to make self-incriminating statements.

Mayor wants new race planner

  • May 31, 2014 at 6:00AM

Mayor Scott Dudley is actively seeking a replacement for Whidbey Island Marathon coordinator Tamra Sipes.

4 Coupeville seniors to play in all-star game | Baseball

  • May 31, 2014 at 7:00AM

Four Coupeville High School seniors will compete in the regional all-star baseball doubleheader for A and B classification schools at 5 p.m. Monday, June 2, at Bellingham's Joe Martin Stadium.

Coupeville's Stone finishes 2nd in state 400 | Track

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 8:50AM

Putting an exclamation point on a record-breaking year, Coupeville's Makana Stone placed second in the 400 meters at the state 1A track meet at Eastern Washington University in Cheney Saturday, May 31.

Coupeville pair plays in 2nd state tournament in a week | Tennis

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 9:37AM

They had only four days to get ready, but the Coupeville high School doubles team of Aaron Curtin and Ben Etzell still pulled out one win in three matches at the state 1A tennis tournament at West Valley High School in Yakima Friday, May 30.

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