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Vaccinating children is best for society | Letter

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 3:00AM

I am writing in support your editorial about vaccination.

Erect figures of council, mayor in dead of night | Letter

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 3:00AM

I have a much better idea for use of the felled Garry oak tree than the ones noted in the Saturday edition of the Whidbey News-Times. My idea is more apt to capture the true spirit of our Oak Harbor leaders.

Hospital’s cesarean rate quite alarming | Letter

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 3:00AM

I am greatly concerned about the cesarean rates at Whidbey General Hospital.

Island Scanner | Large white goat won't leave

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 13, 2015 at 9:38AM

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

Dike Road west of Dugualla Bay to close this summer

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 12, 2015 at 9:45AM

Dike Road west of Dugualla Bay will be closed for several months this year for improvements that include restoring salmon habitat.

Jailhouse calls lead to revoked bail for South Whidbey man

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 12, 2015 at 9:44AM

A South Whidbey man accused of stabbing another man in the leg during a robbery Jan. 1 managed to get himself into more trouble while in jail, according to the Island County Prosecutor’s Office.

Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers hitting high notes in Coupeville after six years

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 12, 2015 at 9:47AM

There’s a common misconception about Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers.

Island County prosecutor swears he didn’t steal purse

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 13, 2015 at 9:38AM

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks claims he did not steal money from a dead woman’s purse, contrary to what a regional TV news station reported.

Looking Back: City begins talks of incorporation

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

Here’s what was happening in the news: The Washington Clothing Co. of Everett rented the Rogers Building and was busy opening up a large and varied stock of ladies’ and gents’ clothing and furnishing goods.

Whidbey Island RadioShacks to stay open

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Feb 12, 2015 at 9:49AM

None of Whidbey Island’s three RadioShack stores are closing despite news this week that RadioShack Corp. filed for bankruptcy and is shuttering more than 1,700 stores nationwide.

Oak Harbor man suspected of mail, ID theft arrested, being held on $100,000 bail

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Feb 13, 2015 at 9:39AM

Detectives are busy contacting 69 victims of a prolific mail and identity thief who was caught on North Whidbey two weeks ago, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Whidbey General Hospital board names CEO

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Feb 13, 2015 at 9:40AM

Whidbey General Hospital’s board of commissioners hired a new CEO Monday to replace Tom Tomasino this spring.

Oak Harbor office offering free dental work on Friday

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Feb 13, 2015 at 9:40AM

Luke Wezeman attended junior high school across the street from his father’s dental practice, but the idea that he’d some day follow in his dad’s footsteps was the furthest thing from his mind.

Slow start helps end Wildcats' season | Boys basketball

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Feb 13, 2015 at 8:11AM

The Oak Harbor boys basketball team scored only one point in the opening quarter of a must-win game at Everett Tuesday, Feb. 10, and couldn't recover, losing 52-44.

Oak Harbor can't get offense going | Girls basketball

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 8:10AM

The Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team couldn't carry the momentum of a late season upswing in its offense into a playoff game at Marysville Getchell Tuesday, Feb. 10, and lost 36-22.

COER and cohorts are shredding the truth | Letter

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 2:00AM

The so-called Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER, a small group whose key members were part of “WISE,” which helped place Whidbey Island Naval Air Station on the 1991 Base Realignment and Closure list, has been “networking” with like-minded, small groups in Lopez Island, Port Townsend and, now, Sequim.

Hospital’s cesarean rates below average | Letter

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 2:00AM

As the manager of the Whidbey Family Birth Place, I would like to respond to the letter to the editor in this past Wednesday's newspaper about the 2013 cesarean section rate at Whidbey General Hospital.

Navy dragging feet on ‘Adverse Effect’ ruling | Letter

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 2:00AM

It’s now been 15 months since the Navy received an Adverse Effect determination by the state Historic Preservation Officer on the cement bock wall installed at Outlying Field Coupeville.

Island Scanner | Meat man looks through windows

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 3:00AM

At 12:34 a.m., a caller reported that a man was running down Ely Street after a woman, screaming that he was going to kill her.

Sighting in Penn Cove is a reminder of need to protect orca whales | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 3:00AM

The appearance of orcas in Penn Cove this week is a reminder of how much remains to be done to protect the beloved mammals.

Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation receives Miranda Lambert grant for second year in a row

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 3:00AM

Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation, or WAIF, is the recipient of a $3,000 grant from country music star Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation.

Orcas sighted in Penn Cove

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 4:00AM

Three transient orcas were spotted in Penn Cove early Thursday afternoon.

It’s time to sign up for volunteer programs that benefit Whidbey Island beaches

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 17, 2015 at 9:26AM

It didn’t take long for Carly Rhodes to fall in love with Deception Pass State Park.

Island County to adopt ‘Band-Aid’ critical-areas ordinance

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 17, 2015 at 9:26AM

County commissioners are planning to adopt a short-term, critical-areas ordinance to meet a court-ordered deadline.

Oak Harbor clothing store making a change

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Feb 17, 2015 at 9:26AM

A longtime Oak Harbor clothing store is leaving historic downtown and moving to a new location across town.

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