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Senior duo ready to guide Wildcats into postseason Volleyball

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 1:46PM

Seniors setters Hailey Beecher and Natalie McVey forced Oak Harbor High School volleyball coach Kerri Molitor to change her philosophy on the idea of the ideal lineup.

Wildcats return to field, thump Terrace | Football

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 10:45PM

After his team weathered a week of shock, sacrifice, adulation and attention, Oak Harbor High School football coach Jay Turner didn't know what to expect when his Wildcats took on Mountlake Terrace Friday night in Oak Harbor.

Time to implement fare-based system | Letter

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 2:00AM

While I am stunned at the recent settlement agreement reached with former Island Transit Executive Director Martha Rose, I cannot say that I am surprised.

Future is yours to preserve, influence | Letter

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

It’s the season for promises and possibilities, but only if you participate in our democracy and vote.

Disconnect between Island Transit directors, public glaringly apparent | Our Viewpoint

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

Hindsight is 20/20, Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson said in a Sound Off in the Oct. 25 Whidbey News-Times.

Teams’ gestures bring tears of joy | Letter

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

I am an alumna of Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Whidbey's Saratoga Orchestra season opens Nov. 2

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island is opening its eighth season with “Curtains Up!”

Don’t treat island like it’s a landfill | Letter

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 3:00AM

We have a very beautiful island with much to see and enjoy; however, we also have a serious problem with illegal dumping of household garbage, computers, TVs and furniture.

Whidbey’s choppy waters keep marine rescue teams buzzing

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 4, 2014 at 10:18AM

From boats that are dead on the water to vessels on fire, North Whidbey Fire and Rescue crews respond to numerous calls from the waters surrounding Coupeville to Deception Pass.

South Whidbey burglary suspect faces series of charges

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 4, 2014 at 10:17AM

A 34-year-old Clinton man accused of burglarizing a Freeland home last February could face nearly 10 years in prison if convicted of a litany of charges against him, court documents indicate.

Whidbey couple spends retirement sharing their music

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Making and sharing music is what makes retirement fun for Charles and Rae Terpenning.

Coupeville scoping meeting focuses on Growler

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Nov 3, 2014 at 9:06AM

People on both sides of the noise debate attended a Navy scoping meeting in Coupeville Tuesday night.

Marysville-Pilchuck surprises Oak Harbor with visit, trophy | Football

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 4, 2014 at 10:17AM

The Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawk football team made a surprise visit to Oak Harbor High School’s practice Wednesday, presenting the Wildcats with the Wesco 3A North championship trophy and a pizza dinner.

Island County Health Department keeping tabs on travelers

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 4, 2014 at 10:16AM

Some Island County residents are currently in West Africa and will be returning under scrutiny for possible Ebola exposure, according to Keith Higman, the county’s public health director.

Navy PBY aircraft moving to Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 4, 2014 at 10:17AM

The way the crow flies, the distance is only about a mile. But the trip Wil Shellenberger is arranging involves an aircraft, not a bird.

It’s not ‘if,’ it’s ‘when’ OLF will be closed | Letter

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

It’s not a matter of “if” the Outlying Field Coupeville will close, it’s more a matter of “when” it’s going to close, and I believe each of us on the island needs to be making plans and preparations for that eventuality.

They may have money, but we have the votes | Letter

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

I was distressed to read the letter vilifying folks who didn’t vote — to be fair, many have been pummeled into a sense of hopelessness by the minions of the wealthy.

Turkey to abound at Whidbey community dinners

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

Two hundred turkeys and 100 hams are being prepared for one massive community feast in Oak Harbor on Thanksgiving Day.

Please say it’s April Fools’ Day | Letter

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 3:00AM

Is it by chance the first day of April, as in April Fools’ Day?

South Whidbey resident embraces role of village baker

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 3:00AM

By 2 a.m., when the majority of Whidbey Island residents remain nestled snugly in their beds, Langley baker Kelly Baugh is already hard at work.

North Whidbey Park and Recreation board sends back swim coach’s contract for revisions

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

An unauthorized contract for a swim coach and terms of that deal raised concerns this week for the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District’s board of commissioners.

Editorial staff is grateful for many things this holiday | Our Viewpoint

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

Thanksgiving is a time to take stock of our blessings. In the Whidbey News-Times newsroom, here’s some of the things our staff is grateful for:

Oak Harbor schools honors nine teachers for work with students

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

At Oak Harbor Elementary, a group of educators are helping students who are struggling the most.

Weston takes over boys basketball program

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 5:00AM

Maybe it was fate. Three days after John Weston accepted a teaching position with Oak Harbor High School, Wildcat head basketball coach Mike Washington resigned. Shortly after, Weston was named the new coach.

Pyrate Punx is helping traveling bands

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 5:00AM

For bands just starting out, a common obstacle is finding places to perform and places to sleep while touring.

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