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Oak Harbor Music Festival ready to strike a sweet note
Organizers of the Oak Harbor Music Festival are doing the final tuneups for the third annual event, which will feature 33 bands on two main stages Aug. 29-31 on Pioneer Way.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Hydroplanes make successful return
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. The crowds that lined Pioneer Way and Bayshore Drive could not see the boats being launched behind the slips of the Oak Harbor Marina, but they could hear the drivers fire up their engines.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Oak Harbor school board approves 2014-15 budget
"This will be the first year that we receive the full levy," said Vicki Williams, director of business services.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Counties at 'imminent risk' of losing drug treatment funding
OAK HARBOR, Wash. -- Homeless camps now dot the scenic landscape in Oak Harbor. Transients live almost side-by-side with retirees and vacationers along the shores of the city's Windjammer Park.
Oak Harbor Pigfest doubles previous attendance
As the head judge officiating a sanctioned barbecue competition for the first time in Oak Harbor Sunday, Mike Marcum said he was impressed by what he saw around him.
Oak Harbor student volunteers abroad
For Hanna Keyes, the summer before her senior year at Oak Harbor High School was an opportunity to do something she'd never done before.
Jeweler finds Pioneer Way a perfect setting
"People are very savvy and very smart," she said. "So you need to be very honest and upfront with them.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
South Whidbey Record
Conservation Futures board members sought for Island County
Two positions are open for the three-year-terms, which are appointed by the Island County commissioners.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
South Whidbey Record
Religion Notes | Stop disease by understanding God
"Our god-given freedom from disease" is the topic of the next audio chat, hosted by the Christian Science Reading Room, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 721 SW 20th Court in Oak Harbor.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
87-year-old nudist runs for sheriff
Dave Olinger of Oak Harbor, made the decision to run for mayor because of he desire to seek change in local politics, reports The Los Angeles Times.
County leaders call for Island Transit director to resign
Two county commissioners, the mayor of Oak Harbor and a city councilman say they want Island Transit Executive Director Martha Rose to resign.
Customers like family at Daily Grind
It's just shy of 10 o'clock in the morning on a recent Friday and the Daily Grind is buzzing.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Oak Harbor registration begins Aug. 5
New student registration and returning student confirmation starts Aug. 5 in the Oak Harbor School District.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Brent Severns faces a dozen criminal charges
Oak Harbor City Councilman Bob Severns, former manager of a title company and a member of the Whidbey Island Bank board, knows this all too well.
China City expands to location off island
Angela Vosburg, owner and manager of China City restaurants on Whidbey Island, trains new staff members at their Freeland location in June.
Oak Harbor Lutheran Church is holding FUN WITH THE SON Vacation Bible School 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 11-15, at the church, 1253 NW Second Ave. This is a beach-themed program focusing on five parables of Jesus.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Distinct voices in House contest
Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, faces three challengers in his bid to keep a seat in the Washington State House of Representatives.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
South Whidbey Record
Sheriff's Report | An upset step son, a dog named 'Boss' and a missing husband
3:20 p.m. - A caller on Safari Street advised his wife called him and said she didn't know what to do with her stepson, who is high.
Unconventional 10th District candidates challenge party favorites
Two candidates backed by their respective parties are being challenged by party outsiders in the race for state representative, position 2 in the 10th Legislative District.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Sailor attempts to set pull-up record for Wounded Warriors
OAK HARBOR, Wash. -- The next time you're at the gym thinking you're carrying around a little extra weight about, think about Mike McCastle.