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Has been a privilege to serve as treasurer | Letter

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

I would like to thank you for the faith and support you have bestowed upon me as I served as your Island County treasurer.

Think about securing firearms this Christmas | Letter

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

Buy a dad or loved one a gun safe for Christmas. I waited in the aftermath of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting to write this letter so as to not jump on the emotional bandwagon.

Does new law take into consideration ‘devices'? | Letter

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 3:00AM

Will Home Depot, Walmart, Lowe’s, Cabela’s and countless other sporting goods and hardware stores, as well as construction companies in Washington and even the state Department of Transportation, comply with Initiative 594 when it becomes law, and will this state’s prosecuting attorneys prosecute those who don’t?

Hannold still leads Island County commissioner race after count

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

With another ballot count this week, Island County commissioner candidate Rick Hannold slightly increased his narrow lead.

Saluting an old workhorse, the EA-6B Prowler | Our Viewpoint

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

With the return Friday of Electronic Warfare Squardon 134, the Garudas, the last of the EA-6Bs currently on deployment from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are back home.

Malloy working toward world, Olympic titles

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 5:00AM

It seems even Olympic medalists have to do their own laundry. Oak Harbor High School graduate Marti Malloy, who won a bronze medal in judo in the 2012 London Olympics, discussed her career during a phone interview last month in between folding clothes at a San Jose laundromat.

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.

Peninsula pushes Wildcats out of playoffs | Football

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 9:25AM

These Seahawks wore a different shade of green, but their performance was reminiscent of the world champions from Seattle.

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.

Cowboys top Wolves this time | Volleyball

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 8:33AM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team knocked off Chimacum last week, but the Cowboys evened the score with a 3-1 win over the visiting Wolves Thursday, Oct. 23.

Coupeville moves closer to qualifying for playoffs | Soccer

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 8:34AM

Taking a huge step toward securing a postseason berth, the Coupeville High School soccer team trimmed host Chimacum 3-1 in a shootout for a 1-0 win Thursday, Oct. 23.

T-birds blank Wildcats | Soccer

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 8:47AM

Shorewood scored two goals in the first half on the way to a 3-0 win over the Oak Harbor High School soccer team Thursday, Oct. 23, at Shoreline Stadium.

Wildcats shoot down Seagulls | Volleyball

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 9:11AM

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team won 3-1 at Everett Thursday, Oct. 23, enabling the Wildcats to hang among the conference's top teams as the regular season winds down.

Unbeaten Lake Stevens defeats 'Cats | Swimming

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 9:40AM

Lake Stevens finished off its swim season undefeated with a 115-70 win over visiting Oak Harbor High School Thursday, Oct. 23.

Danielson takes title | Middle school cross country

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:14PM

Jenny Danielson of Oak Harbor Middle School won the league seventh-grade girls cross country championship to highlight Wildcat United's day in the eight-team middle school finals Thursday, Oct. 23, at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon.

Art & About

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 10:44AM

Artist DAWN GLAVICK's work is on display in City Hall during the month of October. Glavick is a soulful artist with a deep love for the island.

Shooting cancels Marysville-Pilchuck game against Oak Harbor

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 12:14PM

Because of a shooting on the Marysville-Pilchuck High School campus today, Oct. 24, the football game between Oak Harbor and Marysville-Pilchuck scheduled for tonight is cancelled.

Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting affects Oak Harbor students

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 27, 2014 at 9:54AM

The tragic shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School Friday will have a greater impact than a postponed football game between the school and Oak Harbor.

Clark County treasurer confident in Nuñez | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

I appreciate Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez’s leadership in coordinating this last year the PAC’s User Group, which develops the software programming priorities of the county treasurer’s True Automation property tax collection system for 13 counties in the state of Washington.

Where is the evidence to support OLF claim? | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

In his Oct. 18 letter to the Whidbey News-Times, Mac McDowell wrote, “The Navy has long said OLF Coupeville is essential to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station remaining open.”

Speak up now in support of base | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

When the last EA-6B retires, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station’s EA-18G Growlers will be the only U.S. airborne electronic jammers and therefore responsible to protect and defend all U.S. military and allies’ forces worldwide.

CPA background make Wagner best choice | Letter

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 2:00AM

Rebecca Wagner’s years of experience as a CPA as well as her former employment with both Island and Skagit counties will make her a valuable asset to the Island County auditor’s office.

Public Disclosure Commission reporting offers glimpse into support, campaign strategies of Island County candidates

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Oct 28, 2014 at 9:01AM

If money makes a difference in races for political office, then it appears Island County District 3 Commissioner candidate Karla Jacks will have a hefty advantage over challenger Rick Hannold on Nov. 4.

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