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Oak Harbor’s Bill Ferry is so caught up in capturing the tulip fields in the Skagit Valley Sunday that he doesn’t realize another beautiful display of nature.   - Courtesy Gray Giordan
  • Mar 28, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Mar 30, 2015 at 8:54AM

The allure of tulip fields in bloom in the Skagit Valley can be so captivating at times that little else can seem to distract one’s attention.

 

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Discipline issues stir up turmoil at Oak Harbor Police Department

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 30, 2015 at 1:25PM

The Oak Harbor Police Department is supposed to be a beacon of law and order but instead has become a venue for discord and back-stabbing as a long-simmering dispute over perceived unequal treatment between “factions” in the department has come to a head, according to attorney Chris Skinner.

Recovery a ‘miracle’ for Oak Harbor trailblazer

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Mar 30, 2015 at 11:54AM

George Churchill is as feisty as ever. The prominent and well-known Oak Harbor businessman made a miraculous recovery after six months in the hospital following a serious car crash last March.

Whidbey General Hospital expansion unveiled

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Mar 30, 2015 at 11:53AM

Saving old-growth trees while still maximizing parking was one of the top concerns about Whidbey General Hospital’s expansion project, revealed for the first time this week.

Whidbey diking district’s future on shaky ground

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 4:00AM updated Mar 30, 2015 at 11:53AM

After a heated meeting of around 18 members of Diking District 3, the future and purpose of the governing body remains uncertain.

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