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Carol Johnston has watched this Pacific madrone grow for the past 14 years. It is slated to be removed during McDonald’s upcoming renovation in early February.

Madrona to make way for bigger McDonald’s

An Oak Harbor woman hoped to save the large tree that is to be cut down for an upcoming renovation.

 

Capital projects includes funds for big projects to sewer, parks

Several notable projects are planned for this year and next.

 

Man arrested at Walmart in Oak Harbor with stolen truck

An Anacortes business owner reported the truck as stolen. It was found at the Oak Harbor Walmart.

 

Oak Harbor council decides on marina environmental restoration plan

The boat ramp will be getting a makeover, but no pocket beach is planned for Catalina Park.

Lt. j.g. William McIlvaine, left, celebrates after graduating from flight school. He was killed in a training accident in March 2013. His uncle, Phelps McIlvaine, donated a monument to Oak Harbor in honor of all service members who died while serving in Prowler squadrons. Photo courtesy Phelps McIlvaine

Prowler aircraft monument still in works years later

The Oak Harbor Park Board learned the donated monument will probably be installed this year.

Lt. j.g. William McIlvaine, left, celebrates after graduating from flight school. He was killed in a training accident in March 2013. His uncle, Phelps McIlvaine, donated a monument to Oak Harbor in honor of all service members who died while serving in Prowler squadrons. Photo courtesy Phelps McIlvaine

Sound Off: Much of school district’s excellence due to levy ‘yes’ vote

Four years ago, North Whidbey voters approved a maintenance and operations levy for the Oak Harbor School District. It has funded an exciting flourishing in… Continue reading

Woman sues Uber over injury suffered in 2018

The woman is suing the car-for-hire company over an injury that occurred in Oak Harbor in 2018.

Oak Harbor school board adopts decision matrix for older grades

Students in grades 7-12 could be back to hybrid in-person learning in early February.

Pandemic impact on calls to law enforcers was mixed

Most crime fell, but 911 calls for mental health crises and sexual assaults grew in 2020.

Oak Harbor schools to return to hybrid classes for some students Monday | Updated

None of the district’s staff tested positive for the coronavirus during a week of mandatory testing.

On Wednesday, Trump supporters gather at the intersection of Highway 20 and Southeast Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor to show their support for the outgoing president, and to protest the election of Joe Biden The event coincided with the storming of the U.S. Capitol by other President Donald Trump supporters. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Oak Harbor Pro-Trump rally draws crowd

Police were called for an alleged assault after most of the group had left.

On Wednesday, Trump supporters gather at the intersection of Highway 20 and Southeast Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor to show their support for the outgoing president, and to protest the election of Joe Biden The event coincided with the storming of the U.S. Capitol by other President Donald Trump supporters. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Oak Harbor brands its biosolids ‘Harbor Green’

Councilman questions marketing materials, says name sounds like a pot shop

Man accused of child rape, porn

The man was released from Island County jail Dec. 31 after posting $100,000 bail.

Man accused of repeatedly stabbing woman in the head

The woman suffered five lacerations to her head.

Man accused of repeatedly stabbing woman in the head

The woman suffered five lacerations to her head.

Man on kid’s bike, carrying sword accused of burglary

The man on the bike was located near Walmart.

Island County has plans to realign Penn Cove Road after a section was impacted by a small landslide last month a quarter mile west of the Monroe Landing boat launch. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

County to move Penn Cove Road after small landslide

Island County wants to add 6 feet to the northwest side of the road to move it away from the bluff.

Island County has plans to realign Penn Cove Road after a section was impacted by a small landslide last month a quarter mile west of the Monroe Landing boat launch. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

North Whidbey food bank helped by builders’ association

The group’s raised $5,550 in donations for the North Whidbey Help House.

One of the shoreline restoration plans includes a pocket beach at Catalina Park in Oak Harbor, and the gazebo would need to be relocated. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Council hears Oak Harbor Marina restoration options

Some big changes may be coming to Catalina Park and other areas.

One of the shoreline restoration plans includes a pocket beach at Catalina Park in Oak Harbor, and the gazebo would need to be relocated. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
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Bakery moves to new location

Chris’ Bakery is in a new location with a new owner.

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