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Hospital staff rallied to respond to incident | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 2:00AM

Recently, Whidbey General Hospital’s Emergency Department received a call that two rescue helicopters were about to land with seven children and two adults who had flipped their kayaks in turbulent water.

Island County permit waits decreased — in some cases

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 2:00AM

Numbers released by the Island County Planning Department indicate that wait times for building permits are decreasing with some — but not all — projects.

Births — Naval Hospital Oak Harbor

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 2:00AM

KRISTYN MAE SAVELL, 10 pounds, 1 ounce, was born July 24. She is the daughter of Kelly and Krista Savell.

Births — Whidbey General Hospital

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 2:00AM

AMELIA ANN GREELEY, 7 pounds, 10 ounces, was born July 18. She is the daughter of Brendan and Jaimi Greeley of Oak Harbor.

There’s another side to the saga that is fossil fuels

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

For decades, radio newsman Paul Harvey gave us a side of the news that we either hadn’t heard or hadn’t considered.

Island Transit sued over death

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Aug 8, 2014 at 9:08AM

The estate of a woman who died in 2011 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Island Transit.

Article is mockery of island Democrats | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

With regard to the Aug. 2, 2014 issue of the Whidbey News-Times:

Violent theft could mean eight years in prison for South Whidbey homeless man

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

An attempt to steal a couple of fishing lures led to a violent encounter that could mean as much as eight years in prison for a South Whidbey homeless man, court documents indicate.

Church Notes

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

HIS KIDS PRESCHOOL has openings for the 2014-15 school year. Classes are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9–11:30 a.m. or 12:30–3 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9–11:30 a.m. Classes are at Oak Harbor Lutheran church. $100 nonrefundable registration fee. 360-679-1561.

Anti-Obama signs are just disrespectful | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

I find it extremely sad that I can’t go to Oak Harbor’s official federal government post office without being subjected to huge photos of America’s much-loved President Barack Obama defiled with Hitler mustaches and the word “impeach” in giant letters.

Two apply for county marijuana business licenses

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 8, 2014 at 9:09AM

The anticipated operators of two recreational-marijuana-related businesses planned for Whidbey Island have filed applications with the Island County Planning Department.

Island Scanner | Person throws milkshake, bird hangs on telephone pole

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 7, 2014 at 2:37PM

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

Island County auditor confronts criticism over ballot retrieval times

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 8, 2014 at 9:10AM

County Auditor Sheilah Crider defended her elections staff Monday in response to criticism about ballot collection during elections.

Customers like family at Daily Grind

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

It’s just shy of 10 o’clock in the morning on a recent Friday and the Daily Grind is buzzing.

Midwives offer birthing options

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

For midwife Sarah Meyer, supporting women in the birthing process is a wonderful experience.

Pool commissioner leaves ‘drama’ behind

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 8, 2014 at 8:57AM

With Kirk Huffer now living in Arizona, North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is looking to fill his vacant seat on the board of commissioners.

Predicted in 2009 that bus system would fall | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

I read Sandra Kuykendall’s letter and found it very informative. She has now stated for the record that Island Transit has studies in hand concerning bus fares.

Family shares talents in Whidbey Highland Games

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Aug 8, 2014 at 8:58AM

Whenever Grayson Akins returns to campus at Western Washington University and talks about her summer athletic endeavors back home on Whidbey Island, she’s often met with a blank stare.

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival celebrating 50 years

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00AM

Arts and crafts vendors will fill the streets of downtown Coupeville this weekend as the Coupeville Festival Association rings in its 50th anniversary.

Coupeville car restorer hasn’t missed a chance to showcase his work at North Whidbey Car Show

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 8, 2014 at 9:10AM

Building a reputation as a self-taught, first-rate vehicle restorer has kept Scott Smith sometimes busier than he wants to be.

Run IN Color raises funds for charities

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 6:00AM

Run IN Color continued its run of helping worthy causes when the second annual race and kids dash took place at Windjammer Park Saturday, Aug. 2.

County leaders call for Island Transit director to resign

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 8, 2014 at 9:09AM

Two county commissioners, the mayor of Oak Harbor and a city councilman say they want Island Transit Executive Director Martha Rose to resign.

Disappointment apparent during Island Transit meeting Monday

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 7, 2014 at 2:45PM

Disappointment was the dominant emotion at Island Transit’s first community meeting Monday in Oak Harbor about impending bus route cuts and changes.

Tylers leave large legacy for Little League

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

“It’s all about the kids.” Ken Tyler used the line grudgingly to explain why he volunteers to work with North Whidbey Little League.

Whidbey Camano Land Trust extends ticket deadline for celebration

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 3:35PM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust's 30th anniversary celebration at Camp Casey in Coupeville is extending its deadline to purchase tickets until 8 a.m. Monday.

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