Hydroplanes make successful return

Steve Whisman in Tsunami (s360) and Austin Eacret in The Trainer (s36) race side-by-side Saturday. - Jim Waller / Whidbey News-Times
  • Today at 10:00AM updated at 12:34PM

You could hear them before you could see them. Hydroplanes, with their distinctive whiny roar, rattled eardrums in Oak Harbor for the first time in nearly 40 years Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17.


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Football kicks off fall prep season

  • Today at 10:36AM

Professional football fans have had their itch for the beginning of a new season scratched as the Seahawks and the other clubs began practice weeks ago and completed a pair of preseason games. Now, high school fans can join the fun as prep football starts Wednesday across Washington state.

Smedley begins 1st season as CHS volleyball coach

  • Aug 16, 2014 at 7:00AM

A strong feeder program is the key to success, according to new Coupeville High School volleyball coach Breanne Smedley.

Permit required to hunt on NAS Whidbey

  • Aug 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

People interested in hunting on NAS Whidbey Island property during the 2014-15 season are invited to attend one of two “One-Stop-Shop” meetings in August and September.

Hydros return to Oak Harbor to help residents in Pateros

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Aug 14, 2014 at 1:13PM

This weekend’s revival of the Oak Harbor hydro races is for a good cause.

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