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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Relay races, giant pumpkin contest close Coupeville market season

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

Pounding rain didn’t stop teams from having a good time Saturday during the Harvest Fest Relay Races.

ShakeOut rolls Oak Harbor schools Thursday

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Great Washington ShakeOut is coming to the Oak Harbor School District.

Whidbey cancer survivor Lynae Slinden determined to live fearlessly

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:52AM

For Clinton resident Lynae Slinden, the year 2000 was more than the beginning of a new millennium; it was the year she would celebrate her 50th birthday; it was the year she could finally — confidently — say she had survived breast cancer.

Remodel brewing for Whidbey Coffee store

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00AM

Whidbey Coffee in historic downtown Oak Harbor is about to make the most of its saltwater view.

Transportation, education top Washington state concerns

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 10:16AM

Legislative candidates clash on how to fund the state’s education mandate and how to handle local and state transportation issues.

Oak Harbor teacher juggles motherhood, cancer battle

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:54AM

If she hits the traffic lights just right and makes the turn at Sharpes Corner without a semi-truck escort, Melissa Dahl figures she can get from her home in Burlington to Oak Harbor in about 45 minutes.

Vaughan backs off plan to seek Island Transit director job

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 11:17AM

Island County Commissioner Aubrey Vaughan won’t be seeking the top job at Island Transit after all.

Fire crews respond to car fire Wednesday morning

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 7:00AM

Nobody was injured in a minor car fire in Oak Harbor Wednesday morning.

'Gas round' compels carjacking suspect to surrender

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Oct 16, 2014 at 10:02AM

Whidbey Island's version of a SWAT team arrested a carjacking suspect at an apartment building outside Oak Harbor today, according to the Island County Sheriff's Office.

Wolves stopped by Klahowya, rain | Tennis

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 8:31AM

Klahowya and rain stopped the Coupeville High School Monday, Oct. 13, in Silverdale.

Wildcats fall to M-P | Volleyball

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 9:21AM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team lost 3-2 at Marysville-Pilchuck Tuesday, Oct. 16, and finds itself in the middle of a scramble for one of the seven playoff spots.

PRs push Oak Harbor by Snohomish schools | Swimming

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 10:55AM

Buoyed by a flood of seasonal personal bests, the Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team swept the two Snohomish schools in a double dual meet at the Snohomish Aquatic Center Tuesday, Oct. 14.

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