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GURU OF FLY FISHING: Whidbey nonagenarian is a tying legend and a teacher | The Bridge

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 3:57PM

A lot of words can accurately describe Gil Nyerges: teacher, artist, craftsman. Some even say he’s a legend, on South Whidbey at least.

Oak Harbor School District set to hire 120 employees

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 3:44PM

Oak Harbor School District is adding employees for the 2014-15 school year. According to Kurt Schonberg, executive director of human resources, the district will hire 50 new certificated staff members and about 70 support staff.

Oak Harbor tops Anacortes | Babe Ruth

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 12:49PM

Winning its sixth straight game, the Oak Harbor Babe Ruth baseball team stopped Anacortes 7-3 at Clover Valley Park Thursday, June 19.

Award-winning family: Weston Whitefoot third in his family to be named recipient of North Whidbey’s John Draper Award

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 2:00AM

The tradition of handing out the John Draper Award to departing eighth graders at North Whidbey Middle School seems to be developing a pattern, of sorts.

Take simple steps to stay safe on the water | Sound Off

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 2:00AM

Earlier this month, our island community suffered another tragic loss when two young Navy men drowned while kayaking off the West side of Whidbey.

League hosting forums on Whidbey, Camano | Letter

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Aug. 5 primary is just around the corner. For those of us who participate in such elections, it means that we, the voters, will decide who is running for office in November. Only the top two contenders for each office will make it to the ballot.

Landscaping around oak now unkempt | Letter

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am concerned about the landscaping in front of, and around, the Oak Harbor Post Office. On March 23, 2014, the City of Oak Harbor removed the historic oak tree from in front of the post office on Barrington Avenue.

Letter write misstates U.S. defense spending| Letter

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 4:00AM

It’s unfortunate that some people who submit letters don’t let facts get in the way of a juicy story. A good example is the letter submitted by Maryon Attwood that appeared in the June 14 edition of the Whidbey News-Times.

Summer Solstice means long days, lots of stuff to do | Faithful Living

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 4:00AM

In Winter I get up at night, and dress by yellow candle-light. In Summer, quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. — Robert Louis Stephenson

Sculpture in park a tribute to four Oak Harbor educators

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 5:00AM

Pat Hawley has become quite a poet since retiring as a high school drama teacher but finding the right words to express her sentiments Thursday morning wasn’t easy.

Kind stranger came to Coupeville couple’s aid | Letter

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 5:00AM

At about noon on June 9, my wife entered the Navy Exchange for some quick shopping while I was waiting out in the vehicle.

County finishing South Whidbey bike route

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 5:00AM

Island County planners are finishing a South Whidbey bike route that will circle through scenic areas between Clinton to Bayview Corner to Langley and back again.

Bracing for cuts in Island Transit funding

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jun 24, 2014 at 12:42PM

If it wasn’t for Island Transit, Marty Corey might be out of a job. The Anacortes resident has a “sick car” and said he relies on the bus service to get to work in Coupeville. The trip takes him about an hour and 45 minutes, but an iPod and the beautiful view make the ride pleasant.

Geology buffs seeking tsunami data

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

Each year there are 317 earthquakes within 35 miles of Coupeville. Oceanographer Jim Rich said the frequency of the temblors shows the instability of Whidbey Island’s geologic makeup.

Commissioner candidates field questions

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

Candidates for the Island County Commissioner District 3 seat fielded questions from the remaining two commissioners Tuesday.

Whidbey Golf Club hosts Junior Camp

  • Jun 21, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Whidbey Golf Club held its annual Junior Camp Wednesday through Friday this week, and who knows? Maybe the next Bubba Watson or Michelle Wie will emerge from the group of local youngsters.

Oak Harbor takes 2nd in Anacortes tournament | Legion

  • Jun 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Oak Harbor Legion baseball team finished second in the Steamer Invitational this weekend in Anacortes.

Whidbey Island petty officer will attempt world pullup record

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

A petty officer stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “Most Pullups in 24 hours” on July 26.

Oak Harbor woman charged with vehicular homicide June 17

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Jun 26, 2014 at 12:30PM

An Oak Harbor woman faces a vehicular homicide charge after a woman she hit died from blood clots more than two months after the crash, according to court documents.

Oak Harbor community garden wall takes shape

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

A motley crew of Oak Harbor residents spent Saturday afternoon covered in mud, erecting a wall that will protect a new community garden from northern winds this winter.

Island Scanner

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

Oak Harbor police The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:

Business Chatter | Tamayo's, Hot Rock Pizza, Jumbo Burrito, PBY Memorial, Flyers

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

When Jessie Tamayo was looking to relocate her Asian fusion-style restaurant to a different city, she kept coming back to Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor Windermere helps give Help House a fresh look

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00AM

Acrew from Oak Harbor Windermere Real Estate leapt to action this past week to lend a helping hand to North Whidbey Help House.

Church Notes

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00AM

For more information, visit or email Tom Ewell at

North Whidbey suspect charged with rape

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00AM

A rape suspect who was caught hiding on North Whidbey June 14 after a brief manhunt has been charged in Island County Superior Court.

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