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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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Oak Harbor schools reports 1st confirmed COVID-19 case in a staffer

The person was not identified through batch testing.

I Love You

Wendy’s manager shares the love one drive-thru customer at a time

April DiDonna tells Oak Harbor Wendy’s customers she cares.

I Love You
Dog Rescue

Rescuers pluck dog from side of steep bank

The dog, Morty, was not seriously injured after slipping down a steep slope in the North End.

Dog Rescue
Neil Tower

Neil Tower to go on Oak Harbor historic register

The Oak Harbor Preservation Commission has chosen the Neil Tower as its first project.

Neil Tower
The Whidbey Island Chicken meets young fan, Aria Smith, and her dad, Josiah, on Saturday morning in Oak Harbor. Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Winging it

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get you to crack a smile.

The Whidbey Island Chicken meets young fan, Aria Smith, and her dad, Josiah, on Saturday morning in Oak Harbor. Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Fr. Kyle Logan of Grace by the Sea

New priest gets warm welcome at Grace by the Sea

The Rev. Kyle Logan is the new priest at Grace by the Sea Anglican Church in Oak Harbor.

Fr. Kyle Logan of Grace by the Sea
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