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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.

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.

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:

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Langley backing fairground work

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Langley City Council formally approved the city’s involvement in whatever developments may come to the Island County Fairgrounds.

Island Scanner | Dog barks three days in a row

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

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

Businesses have a right to make money | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

I read Mr. Schoening’s letter to the editor regarding Burger King and had a question — “What would you do about it then? Erect a big fence and force the companies to pay the taxes or else?”

Workers dedicated to elections process | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

Thank you to the Island County Auditor’s Office staff and temporary election workers for their speedy yet meticulous processing of the primary ballots during this week’s manual recount required by state statute.

Believes in God, but not as a school topic | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

As stated in Scott Vanderlinden’s letter to the editor, thanks to the United States Supreme Court, a student’s right to protest in schools was affirmed.

Applauds district for its OSPI test scores | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Congratulations to the Oak Harbor School District and Board — the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction test scores for the 2013-14 year improved in nearly every category.

Roller Barn’s ‘Frightville’ on hunt for volunteers

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Oak Harbor’s freakiest haunted house is reaching out for volunteers.

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