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Islanders win 3rd straight | U-17 soccer

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 8:16AM

The U-17 Islanders soccer club revved up its offense in a 6-2 win over the Issaquah Gunners Sunday, Oct. 12.

Crowell takes championship | Women's golf

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:19PM

Maria Crowell earned the championship in the first year of the Gallery Women's Golf Club's season-long competition.

Wildcats lock up 3rd place | Tennis

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 9:02AM

With a 7-0 win over visiting Marysville-Pilchuck Monday, Oct. 13, the Oak Harbor High School tennis team is closing in on one of coach Horace Mells' preseason goals.

Wildcats keep season alive with big rally | Volleyball

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 9:02AM

With its season on the brink, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team rallied for an improbable 3-2 win over Shorewood in an elimination game in the district tournament at Shorewood High School Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Happy couple produces wacky affair at Whidbey Playhouse

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 6, 2014 at 9:05AM

Wherever Rusty Hendrix goes, Bob Hendrix usually isn’t far away.

Oak Harbor High School principal spends time on Navy aircraft carrier in San Diego

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 2:48PM

It’s a rare opportunity few civilians ever get to experience – a trap and catapult aboard a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier.

Rural event center approved by Island County commissioners

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:51AM

Island County commissioners recently approved a controversial permit for a rural event center.

Grone wouldn’t make same errors | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

There are at least two problems that occurred in the office of Island County treasurer that adversely affected island taxpayers.

Whidbey General offers free class to help kick tobacco habit

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:50AM

Whidbey General Hospital is offering a free class during October to help people break from tobacco addiction.

Beware of requests to send gift cards | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

I would like to send my deepest thanks to the employees of the Rite-Aid Pharmacy in Oak Harbor for the good counsel and help they gave me when I was in their store about three weeks ago.

Whidbey eighth-graders attend PLU tech camp

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Three eigth-grade students recently visited with the Whidbey Island branch of the American Association of University Women to share what they learned at Tech Trek camp.

Academic Notables

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

BENJAMIN ETZELL, son of Kriti and Michael Etzell of Greenbank, has enrolled at Saint John’s University for the 2014-15 school year. Classes for fall semester began Monday, Aug. 25.

Two initiatives on ballot are opposites | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

It is important for the voters of Island County and Washington state to understand the issues surrounding initiatives 591 and 594.

Whidbey General offers free class to help kick tobacco habit

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Whidbey General Hospital is offering a free class during October to help people break from tobacco addiction.

Response time is not reassuring | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Recently it was reported that a 911 hang-up call was made from my North Whidbey residence, which was an apparent anomaly in the system.

Oak Harbor Theta Rho members attend Youth Days in British Columbia

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00AM

Four members of Acorn Theta Rho Club of Oak Harbor attended International Youth Days, sponsored by the Independent Order of Odd Fellow, recently in Victoria, British Columbia.

Affiliation with MoveOn suspicious | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

I recently became aware of issues concerning the U.S. Navy’s use of the auxiliary airfield outside of Coupeville by a group calling itself Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, a group that seems to have been created by www.moveon.org

Last three letters spell out ‘R-A-T’ | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

This is a response to John Stone’s Oct. 4 letter to the editor referring to Republicans as “gop-up.”

Island Scanner | Neighbor girl has boys over

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM updated at 12:24PM

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

Don’t let vote be swayed by tactics | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

This letter is not about the contents of Initiative 594, but about tactics used by supporters of this bill.

Vote ‘no’ on I-594, vote ‘yes’ for I-591 | Letter

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

I take strong exception to Art Huffine’s Sept. 27 letter to the editor.

Commissioner, Oak Harbor mayor team up for health campaign

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:51AM

Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson and Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley aren’t normally known for their subtlety.

Greenbank couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

Brenda and Don Wilkins, of Greenbank, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at a celebration with their family in Seattle.

Think pink, think mammogram during October | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

Every year at this time, the Whidbey News Group newspapers, including the Whidbey News-Times, go pink.

Whidbey turbine project is dead in the water

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:51AM

Confusion about a funding agreement contributed to the sudden end of an eight-year, multimillion-dollar tidal energy project in the waters off of Whidbey Island.

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