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Church Notes

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 2:00AM

Calvary Chapel in Oak Harbor is holding a VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, June 23, through Friday, June 27. For ages 4 through fifth grade. To register, call 360-679-6959.

Alarm thwarts burglar at South End Eagles

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 3:00AM

A burglar was apparently thwarted by an alarm while trying to break into the the Eagles Aerie on South Whidbey on Independence Day, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Deception Pass Park draws 2 million per year

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 3:00AM

Hetty Van Dijt, of Vancouver, British Columbia, has visited Deception Pass State Park since she was a child.

Tracking Toads | How scarce is Whidbey Island’s Western Toad population? State biologist is seeking public input

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

Growing up on an Oak Harbor farm, Sheila Case-Smith remembers when it was common to spot a toad on the family property.

Whidbey adopts plan for affordable housing

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

Island County is joining forces with Whatcom and Skagit counties to bring more affordable housing options to the region.

Teen stargazing events Monday at Coupeville Library

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

Leslie Franzen, branch manager for the Coupeville Library, said the library has worked with the Island County Astronomical Society before, but never for teens specifically.

Fish, wildlife hearing set

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

Island County will hold a public hearing on its fish and wildlife habitat conservation plan at 10:15 a.m. Monday, July 21, in the Commissioner’s Hearing Room in Coupeville.

Palmdale columnist shares a Whidbey visit | Letter

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

My brother visited here for the first time recently. He included the following thoughts in the column he writes for the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, Calif.:

State’s initiative king lost his bling | The Petri Dish

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

Rarely can the lack of action trigger so much reaction as it did last week when Tim Eyman didn’t do something he so often does — turn in signatures for an initiative.

Togetherness helps teams qualify for state | Little League

  • Jul 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

Three Whidbey teams qualified for their respective state Little League tournaments this summer, and there is no secret behind their success -- team unity.

Olympian takes part in Boys and Girls Club activity

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

A part of the Olympics came to Coupeville this week. The Coupeville Boys and Girls Club presented Olympic Day for local youth Monday, June 16, and the appearance of United States Olympic team member Anna Ringsred highlighted the event.

Oak Harbor, Burlington split | Legion

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Oak Harbor and Burlington Legion baseball teams split a pair of games this week, each winning on the road.

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.

North Whidbey begins tournament with win | State 15/16 baseball

  • Jul 13, 2014 at 8:02AM

The North Whidbey Senior (15/16) Little League baseball team started state tournament play in impressive fashion with an 8-2 win over the District 10 (Kent) champion 8-2 Saturday, July 12, at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

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.

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