Remembering President George H.W. Bush

Meeting a career highlight

Council reduces stability fund

Oak Harbor leaders changed a policy created during a time of political agitation in the city which resulted in the… Continue reading

Commissioners ink $103.8 million ‘status quo’ budget

On Monday, Island County commissioners unanimously approved the 2019 budget, which included funding for two large facility projects and staff… Continue reading

City jail contract proposal delayed

Fiscally speaking, Is- land County commissioners agree that accepting inmates from the Oak Har-bor Police Department makes sense. However, the… Continue reading

Police find pipe bomb in suspect’s car

Police discovered a pipe bomb, an illegal rifle, other guns and a silencer inside a man’s car in Oak Harbor,… Continue reading

Photo by Laura Guido/ Whidbey News-Times.
                                During Oak Harbor’s celebration on Pioneer Way Saturday, Tracy, 10, and Katelyn, 5, tell Santa Claus what they want for Christmas this year. He regrettably informed them he cannot give live animals.

Santa comes to downtown Oak Harbor

Carolers sang, Santa helped Mayor Bob Severns light the tree downtown and children told the man in red what they… Continue reading

Navy ends talks on historical impacts

Many of the people involved in negotiating mitigation measures on the impact that an increase in EA18-G Growlers aircraft practice… Continue reading

Habitat restoration underway at preserve

By Ron Newberry For the Whidbey News-Times Even though he lives in Snohomish, Tom Silliman still manages to keep close Continue reading...

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Veteran wants everyone to know, women served too

Despite misconceptions, women served in Vietnam, alongside men. They mattered, and they worked just as hard. That’s what Whidbey veteran Continue reading...

Learn how a trombone toots and a drum rolls

Saratoga Orchestra presents annual ‘Petting Zoo’ with holiday concert

News

Police find pipe bomb in suspect’s car

Police discovered a pipe bomb, an illegal rifle, other guns and a silencer inside a man’s car in Oak Harbor,… Continue reading

 

Need ideas for book lovers?

S tumped for gift ideas for the book lovers on your list? Check out the Oak Harbor Library’s recently released… Continue reading

 

 

Marketplace

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety — Continue reading...

 

Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

There is nothing like a little friendly competition to show how when Continue reading...

 

Boeing inspires the next generation of engineers and technologists

Thousands of young students benefit from company volunteers’ teaching in STEM subjects

 

Boeing’s 737 MAX 7 takes center stage in 2018

Aircraft to be produced at Boeing’s Renton factory on the shores of Lake Washington

 

Life

Habitat restoration underway at preserve

By Ron Newberry For the Whidbey News-Times Even though he lives in Snohomish, Tom Silliman still manages to keep close… Continue reading

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Storybook path planned for newly revamped Windjammer Park

When Oak Harbor’s Windjammer Park reopens on July 3, families will be able to enjoy a beautifully illustrated children’s book,… Continue reading

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