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Car runs into trees while being driven too fast, says Island County deputy report

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00AM updated at 4:55PM

An Oak Harbor man is accused of speeding down Van Dam Road and refusing to let his passenger out before crashing into a woods, causing a fiery wreck in the early morning of Oct. 4, according to court documents.

Car accident takes out patriotic statues at Oak Harbor restaurant

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 4:56PM

The way Frank Pulu sees it, the statues that have stood in front of his restaurant in Oak Harbor for years represent more than a tribute to veterans of military service.

Islanders eke out 1-0 win | U-17 soccer

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 7:48AM

The U-17 Islanders snapped a two match losing streak with a 1-0 win over the visiting Santos Football Club Sunday, Sept. 28, at Fort Nugent Park.

'Cats lose 2 of 3 high-scoring matches | Soccer

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:22PM

There was no shortage of goals in the past three soccer matches for Oak Harbor High School; unfortunately for the Wildcats, in two of the contests it was their opponents doing most of the damage.

Grizzlies take advantage of 'Cat miscues | Soccer

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 8:57AM

A couple of breakdowns proved costly as the Oak Harbor High School soccer team lost 3-1 to Glacier Peak Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.

Seniors lead Wildcats by Getchell | Volleyball

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 9:17AM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team celebrated Senior Night with an easy 3-0 win over visiting Marysville Getchell Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Navy Environmental Impact Statement to include up to 36 Growlers at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 9:26AM

The Navy says it is revising its Environmental Impact Statement on the EA-18G Growlers to include up to 36 additional aircraft based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Family mourning death of Oak Harbor man, Adam Garcia; shooting suspect arrested

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:09AM

Chris Baker’s home in Rolling Hills was filled with both tears and laughter Monday night. Family and friends sat round the dining table and shared memories of Baker’s grandson, Adam Garcia. The 21-year-old Oak Harbor man was killed in a shooting early Saturday morning in the city.

No OLF flight operations scheduled Oct. 26 - Nov. 3, 2014

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:24AM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled at the Outlying Field Coupeville, Wash., Sept. 14-20, 2014.

Wolves eye playoff spot | Football

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville High School football team can get some revenge, earn a playoff spot and celebrate homecoming with a win over Klahowya Friday night.

Oak Harbor plays for title -- again | Football

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Oak Harbor High School football team hopes the last chapter of the 2014 conference season has a different ending than the past two years.

Feed business riding high at new Oak Harbor location

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

After two years of work and planning, Steve Metcalfe and Suzette Keller’s feed and tack has a storefront in Oak Harbor.

Higher education must be budget priority for Washington state

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

As parents send their kids off to college this fall, many are enjoying something that hasn’t happened in more than 30 years: the first two-year state college-tuition freeze in Washington since 1981.

Kuykendall knows how ‘send all’ key works | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

In response to acting financial manager of Island Transit Sandra Kuykendall’s letter in the Sept. 24 Whidbey News-Times, the following should be noted:

Main Street program offers ray of hope to struggling Oak Harbor downtown | In Our Opinion

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

Despite misunderstandings following a tense email exchange this week between members of Oak Harbor’s Downtown Merchants Association, there did come encouraging news Tuesday.

Wondered why Dudley was seated on board | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

“(Mayor Scott) Dudley was largely shut down, however.

Understands Navy is important to county | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am writing this letter to clear up any misunderstandings regarding my position on the United States Navy, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and Outlying Field in Coupeville.

Oak Harbor peer tutoring program helping struggling students study

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:49AM

Sometimes students need extra help with their coursework.

Oak Harbor school fundraisers benefit programs

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:48AM

A new school year means new fundraisers. By the end of September and beginning of October, Oak Harbor had four schools conducting Associated Student Body-organized fundraisers.

Some research helps to bring perspective | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

Ed Hickey’s letter in the Sept. 27 Whidbey News-Times had some good points I’d agree with if I weren’t curious.

Will not apologize for taking time to help my family | Letter

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

My opponent claims I was absent from my office 50 percent of the year.

Oak Harbor schools student numbers growing, but not as quickly as expected

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 3:31PM

Because of the projected growth this year, many new teaching positions were added throughout the Oak Harbor School District.

Island County cited for reporting problems

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 3:15PM

Island County was cited by the State Auditor’s Office for “significant deficiencies” in its financial reporting.

Congressional candidates don’t always toe party lines

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:48AM

Candidates for Washington’s Second Congressional Seat stray from hard-set party platforms on a few issues.

Sheriff says drugs are not at ‘epidemic’ proportions for South Whidbey

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 3, 2014 at 8:49AM

Despite Island County Sheriff Mark Brown’s assertions to the contrary, South Whidbey residents insist the drug problem on the South End has reached “epidemic” proportions.

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