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Boaters line up at the beginning of the 2009 Deception Pass Dash.

Paddlers to brave cold in Deception Pass Dash

The Deception Pass Dash returns Dec. 11 after being cancelled last year because of COVID-19.

 

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Melany Alanis was one of around 500 All American cheerleaders and dancers chosen to march in the Thanksgiving parade at Disney World.

Oak Harbor cheerleader selected to participate in Disney World parade

Senior Melany Alanis was selected to join an elite group of All American dancers and cheerleaders.

 

Oak Harbor nativity features live animals

Oak Harbor Christian School is bringing the spirit of Christmas with a biblical re-enactment.

 

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Oak Harbor's famous chicken has flown the coop, but many other inflatable creatures are expected to be at this year's Santa Cruise and tree lighting event. They will include a snowman, a dinosaur, a squirrel, "Gary the Sasquatch" and others.

It’s a holiday hit parade

Oak Harbor, Coupeville celebrate Christmas in unique ways

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Oak Harbor's famous chicken has flown the coop, but many other inflatable creatures are expected to be at this year's Santa Cruise and tree lighting event. They will include a snowman, a dinosaur, a squirrel, "Gary the Sasquatch" and others.

Three Coupeville school levies to appear on February ballot

The Coupeville school board adopted resolutions to approve three levies to appear on the ballot.

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A car rolled over south of Deception Pass and struck several parked cars. It was the second car accident in the area on Sunday.

Two car accidents on Sunday slow bridge traffic

Two separate car crashes just south of Deception Pass bridge sent two people to the hospital Sunday.

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A car rolled over south of Deception Pass and struck several parked cars. It was the second car accident in the area on Sunday.

Two injured in Oak Harbor crash

Two people were injured in a car accident on the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 19.

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Whidbey to host plethora of holiday markets, bazaars

Local artisans are sharing in the holiday spirit at markets across the island in the coming weeks.

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Nearly all Whidbey school staff fully vaccinated, data shows

Of the handful of exemptions granted, most were religious.

South Whidbey vaccine clinic thrives without electricity

The Coupeville clinic did not yield the same high turnout as those in South Whidbey and Oak Harbor.

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Virtual field trips increase park accessibility

Washington State Parks developed online resources to allow people to learn park history and nature.

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The Coupeville Wharf lost a quarter of its shingles and sustained other damage during Monday's wind storm.

Wharf, other structures damaged in Monday’s windstorm

Fire departments fielded high volumes of calls as wind gusts reached speeds of up to 61 mph.

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The Coupeville Wharf lost a quarter of its shingles and sustained other damage during Monday's wind storm.
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Responders from North Whidbey Fire and Rescue and the Navy rescue 24-year-old Ruby from a trench Nov. 11.

Firefighters rescue horse from ditch

The horse slipped into a narrow trench around 7 p.m., hitting and breaking her jaw during the fall.

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Responders from North Whidbey Fire and Rescue and the Navy rescue 24-year-old Ruby from a trench Nov. 11.
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High winds rip across Whidbey

The first big wind storm of the season toppled a semi truck on Deception Pass Bridge Monday.

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Whidbey kids receive first doses of COVID vaccine

Island County held vaccination clinics in Oak Harbor and Langley with promising results.

Focus group results reveal wish list for school superintendent

Oak Harbor residents want a superintendent who can navigate a divided climate with integrity.

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Veteran wins spotlight for ‘burrito walk’ photography

Sean Dustman’s photography will be on display at the Oak Harbor library through the end of November.

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Habitat for Humanity hosts its first home dedication since pandemic began

For one Whidbey Island family, the wait for affordable housing is over.

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Port commissioners pass industrial development

The tax will be implemented at a rate of 45 cents per $1,000 assessed property value.

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RV dragged on rims ignites

An RV was engulfed in flames Monday afternoon after being dragged down the road on its wheel rims.

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