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Article about illegal appointment ‘divisive’ | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00AM

In partial response to your Sept. 13 editorial on the Park and Recreation District, one must ask what help are you giving to build support for our community?

Pool board nepotism costing the taxpayers | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00AM

For years the North Whidbey Park and Recreation board of directors consisted of either parents of the tax-supported youth swim team or members of the adult tax-supported masters swim team.

Great work making event a big success | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00AM

The Military Appreciation Picnic at Windjammer Park last Saturday was a resounding success.

Births — Naval Hospital Oak Harbor

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00AM

HUNTER JAMES KALB, 7 pounds, 1.5 ounces, was born Aug. 27. He is the son of Brett and Katy Kalb.

Art & About

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00AM

Photographs by JOHN PENDLETON and illustrations by ERIC VARGAS are on display at the Oak Harbor Library in September.

Loan program lends to a sense of community | In Our Opinion

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00AM

Grumbling about the economy, taxes and the ever-increasing cost of milk is a pastime common the globe over

Cherishes right to express opinions | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 9:12AM

This is in reply to David Coleman’s letter in the Aug. 27 edition of the Whidbey News-Times.

Commissioners to decide on Langley rural event center

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 4:42PM

A rural event-center permit issued to Whidbey Wayfarer Farm in Langley is being appealed by neighbors who don’t want weddings to be held there.

Farmers are safe, but island’s prairie is not | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 9:12AM

Compromise. As proposed in the recent editorial, what could be more fair?

Church Notes

  • Sep 17, 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. For more information, call 360-679-1561.

Ex-employee should be seated on board | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00AM

On March 10, 2014, the Whidbey News-Times reported on the settlement of the lawsuit brought by Neil Romney and Vikki Robinson against the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District.

Statewide coalition aims to help veterans in crisis

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 4:42PM

Island County will join with all Washington counties in the creation of regional coalitions to address a rising population of veterans in crisis.

Readiness program educates parents

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 4:43PM

The Oak Harbor School District is offering a free program to teach parents how they can improve the skills of their children before they enter kindergarten.

Key issues outlined at League of Women Voters meeting

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00AM

Island County residents should take on the issues that affect their community.

Teenagers paint mural to give city lasting impression of music festival

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 5:00AM

As he listened to the Eurythmics on an iPhone, Cameron Bester used a coat of blue paint to add the final touches of a guitar that stood taller than him on a concrete wall.

Lending program makes business dreams possible

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 4:42PM

Like many young aspiring business owners, South Whidbey residents Tiffany and Damien Cortez had a vision.

Barc Re-tail store helps animals, environment

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 5:00AM

A year after creation, the Barc Re-tail store, charged with taking reusable items out of the garbage stream, is rapidly growing.

Tour de Whidbey sponsor comes with a hometown connection

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 19, 2014 at 9:03AM

For Dannie Brown, Tour de Whidbey is a great way to encourage others make environmentally friendly decisions.

Drawing some lessons from dog bite incidents

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 4:43PM

A 3-year-old Oak Harbor girl is healing after a she was bitten in the face by a pit bull last week.

Cornet Bay celebration set for Thursday

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 9:11AM

Sometimes, the tiniest things can be cause for celebration.

Oak Harbor High School gets new statues

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 9:15AM

Artist Ries Niemi and Friend Holloway install two new statues at Oak Harbor High School Thursday, Oct. 2.

County delays approval of Island County budget for possible cuts

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 9:16AM

Island County commissioners will be revisiting their preliminary budget after Budget Director Elaine Marlow presented numbers that paint a bleak future for the county if spending isn’t curbed.

Candidates for Island County commissioner take differing views on transit, marijuana

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 9:17AM

The two candidates running for Island County District 3 seat offer differing views on top county issues like the legalization of marijuana and dealing with recent problems at Island Transit.

Oak Harbor schools score above average

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 9:17AM

Oak Harbor schools proved their merit in the 2013-14 standardized test scores.

Whidbey mentor program lends helping hands to mothers

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 9:18AM

After bringing a life into the world, Oak Harbor resident Monica Mare came to discover an unfortunate truth.

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