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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.

State’s wealthiest set sights on gun laws | The Petri Dish

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Our state’s super wealthy social changers are at it again. Two years after their money helped make charter schools possible, the Ballmers, the Gateses and Nick Hanauer are using some of their loose millions to try to tighten gun laws in Washington.

You can love Obama, not everyone does | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

This is in response to a letter to the editor from Richard Johnston, Douglas, Ariz.

Signal project to improve traffic on Highway 20

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:48PM

A state Department of Transportation project should improve traffic flow on State Highway 20 in Oak Harbor.

Dogs’ barking worse than any jet’s roar | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

I would prefer to listen to our Navy jets than dogs barking. This is a reminder to dog owners in the city of Oak Harbor that school nights and work nights are quiet time

‘Langley Lift’ design goes up for public comment

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Renderings of a bridge and elevator give a glimpse at what Cascade Avenue in Langley may look like.

New van gives Boys & Girls Club flexibility

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 1, 2014 at 5:51PM

The silver lining to an auction benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Oak Harbor last March has arrived in time for the start of the school year.

Former Whidbey man arrested for bank heists

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:54AM

A former Whidbey Island resident made a name for himself this summer.

Recount confirms Grone moving on to general election

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 8:59AM

Former chief deputy treasurer Wanda Grone will face her former boss during November’s general election after a close primary.

Call candidate after 9, see how she likes it | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

Tuesday night, just before 9 p.m., I received an unwanted “robo call.”

Oak Harbor schools switch to trimesters

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

In the past, elementary students in Oak Harbor were graded on a quarterly basis, but starting this year, the schools will be switching to trimesters.

Flag flies once again over courthouse

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:53AM

In time for Labor Day, an American flag is once again flying over the county’s historic courthouse.

Poet, veteran share perspectives on the impact of war

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

For self-proclaimed “semi-retired” Army Col. Greg Stone, reading poetry is similar to a religious experience.

Struck by car in late June, Oak Harbor physical therapist grateful for support

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 10:57AM

Every now and then, flashbacks will play in Merv Wagstaffe's head.

Whidbey pot grower claims he’s developed beneficial strain

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:54AM

Mathew Gordon experimented on himself to perfect what he claims is a medicine that can cure everything from hepatitis C to bee stings.

Oak Harbor mayor, ousted organizer battle over rights to marathon Facebook page

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 9:03AM

City of Oak Harbor administration and the former coordinator of the city-owned marathon are playing tug-of-war over a social media venue. Mayor Scott Dudley said he was outraged that Tamra Sipes won’t hand over the proverbial keys to the Whidbey Island Marathon Facebook page. He maintains that the city owns the page because she was under contract when she created it. Dudley said he will pursue the issue in court, if necessary.

Wolves thump Chimacum | Football

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 9:22AM

The Coupeville High School football team found what it was looking for. Chimacum, not so much.

Kite Festival soars this weekend

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 11:19AM

Colorful kites of all shapes and sizes will fill the sky above Camp Casey once again this month during the Whidbey Island Kite Festival. The festival and sport kite competition is Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21.

Oak Harbor earns 1st win | Tennis

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 12:06PM

Breaking into the win column, the Oak Harbor High School tennis team stopped visiting Marysville Getchell 5-2 Friday, Sept. 19, in a match that was rained out earlier in the week.

Coupeville grabs 8th in South Whidbey Tournament | Volleyball

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:07PM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team finished eighth out of 16 teams at the South Whidbey Invitational Tournament Saturday, Sept. 20.

Wildcats up to Challenge | Cross country

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 11:16AM

The Oak Harbor High School cross country team took its yearly trip to Seaside, Ore., for the Three Course Challenge Saturday, Sept. 20, and returned with its usual impressive medal haul.

School board president is new Oak Harbor Chamber director

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 2:16PM

The Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that Oak Harbor School Board president and local businesswoman Christine Cribb was appointed as its new director, effective Monday. “We live in a phenomenal community,” Cribb said Friday. “I’m humbled and excited.” Her predecessor, Kathy Reed, was fired Friday, Sept. 12. The board met and voted unanimously to end Reed’s employment, effective the same day. The board has not disclosed the reason for the firing other than it wanted to go “in a different direction.”

Oak Harbor teen takes unusual move by chasing Miss Teen Seattle

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 2:24PM

The letter looked official enough, but Athena Mae De Leon Guerrero still had her doubts.

Langley Mayor Kwarsick faces criminal charge | UPDATE

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Dec 17, 2012 at 1:49PM

The mayor of Langley has been charged with a crime that may spell the end of his career in politics.

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