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  1. Health board will not take action on jet noise: Resolution passes on a 3-2 voteRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Whidbey News-Times

    Concerns about jet noise in Central Whidbey continued to be a source of division among citizens and county officials last week. In a resolution narrowly passed by the Island County Board of Health Wednesday, members of Citizens of Ebey's Reserve, or COER, who have been the primary proponent of jet noise complaints and the alleged health impacts produced by Navy flight operations on the island, were told that the board will not take action to "protect against the unknown, unquantifiable and unverifiable public health and safety claims" COER has raised.

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  2. The Weed Cream Guy: Vet sets out to help others in painRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Every Thursday at the Oak Harbor Farmer's Market, Byron Burns' small business, Releaf Products, sells topical cannabis spray, lotions and jellies that relieve pain. He often encourages passersby to give his products a try on their own aches, pains and inflammation.

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  3. North Whidbey takes opener, drops game 2 | 11/12 baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    After ripping Anacortes 11-1 in five innings in the opener Saturday, the North Whidbey Little League 11/12 all-star baseball team couldn't hold its lead and fell 8-7 to the host team Sunday in the District 11 tournament in Sedro-Woolley. North Whidbey now faces island foe Central/South Whidbey in a loser-out game at 6 p.m. Monday, July 11. Brock Boyer led off the bottom of the first with a single and Gage McLeod followed with a walk.

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  4. Central/South Whidbey stays alive in district tournament | 11/12 baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Cody Roberts' home run polished off Anacortes in Central/South Whidbey Little League's 12-1 win in the 11/12 district tournament Saturday, July 9, in Sedro-Woolley. Central/South Whidbey now takes on North Whidbey in a loser-out game at 6 p.m. Monday, July 11. Roberts' "walkoff" blast in the bottom of the fifth inning put the 10-run mercy rule in play and eliminated Anacortes from the tournament.

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  5. Anacortes defeats North Whidbey in title game | 10/11 baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Jacob Figarelle, shown here throwing in the tournament opener Tuesday, helped North Whidbey to a 4-0 win over Anacortes Friday. The North Whidbey Little League 10/11 all-star baseball team came up one game short of earning a berth in the state tournament.

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  6. North Whidbey pounds Sedro-Woolley 15-1 | 10/11 baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    North Whidbey pitcher Taryn Hardy gets ready to fire a strike in the 15-1 win over Sedro-Woolley Thursday. Hardy pitched a three-hitter with seven strikeouts and no walks.

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  7. North Whidbey drops opener in extra innings | 10/11 baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    After North Whidbey's Christian Gisvold slides safely into third, he and Sedro-Woolley's Riley Whalen check the play at the plate. Sedro-Woolley rallied back from a 3-0 deficit to slip by North Whidbey 6-3 in extra innings in the first game of the 10/11 Little League Baseball District Tournament Tuesday, July 5, at Coupeville's Rhododendron Park.

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  8. Superintendent gets glowing review, 3.3 percent raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The Oak Harbor School Board approved a 3.3-percent pay raise for Superintendent Lance Gibbon on the heels of a glowing evaluation. The three-year contract, effective July 1, raises his yearly base pay from $155,177 to $160,298.

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  9. Metalwork sparks artistic sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Steve Nowicki, an Oak Harbor metal artist, grinds a piece of steel that will turn into one of his signature salmon. Perched across the entryway to Steve Nowicki's workshop is a skeleton of a prehistoric fish with an angry look on its face and a small fish in its belly.

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  10. Ault Field runway closing for repairs | BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Routine repairs to complete required maintenance on the east-west runways at Ault Field are scheduled from mid-July to end of-September 2016. While the runways are closed, aircraft will be taking off and land using the remaining runways heading either northwest or southeast.

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  11. Youth baseball, softball teams begin postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Two North Whidbey Little League teams will ignite the postseason for local squads when they start playoff action at 6 p.m. Monday, June 27, in Oak Harbor. The North Whidbey Major League softball team, which also includes several players from Central Whidbey, and the North Whidbey Junior baseball team each begin a best-of-three series Monday to determine the District 11 champion.

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  12. Nighthawks fall twice | Legion AARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The Nighthawks, which include players from all three Whidbey high schools, lost 9-1 to Anacortes in Oak Harbor Tuesday, May 31, then fell 18-1 in five innings at Mount Vernon Wednesday. Marx and Richards both finished 2-for-3, and Matt Hilborn also had two hits.

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  13. Actress steps out of her comfort zone: Oak Harbor native tackles her biggest role in 'South Pacific'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Growing up in Oak Harbor, she'd driven by the Whidbey Playhouse for years and wished she had the courage to get up onstage. In 2010, she drove by again and saw a sign out front advertising auditions for "Cinderella," then boldly announced her intentions to her husband Troy Haugen, who was her boyfriend at the time.

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  14. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    ARTWORKS GALLERY features artist Gaylen Whiteman's show "May Madness" during May. Whiteman, who typically paints in a realist fashion, has recently experimented with abstraction and, as she says, "having a blast." In her "May Madness" show, Whiteman will devote half of her display to favorite works in realism and half to favorite and recent abstract art.

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  15. Blue Heron win girls meet | NWACRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Paced by three high point winners, four club records and a bevy of personal bests, the North Whidbey Aquatic Club girls team won the Spring Thunderbird meet in Anacortes last weekend. "To repeat as high point champion in two consecutive local swim meets like this says a great deal about these three girls' consistency, dedication and determination, as well as their ability to dominate the local competition," coach Dick Taylor said.

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  16. Fossil fuels protest in Skagit County ends with 52 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    People living on North Whidbey worried that a planned protest of Skagit County refineries this past weekend would include people dangling off the Deception Pass Bridge or blocking State Highway 20. Approximately 150 climate change protestors blocked BNSF railway lines near Farm to Market Road for two days before authorities cleared the tracks and arrested 52 people for criminal trespassing early Sunday morning, said BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas. The railroad adjusted its schedules to stop trains through the area, Melonas said.

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  17. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    National Geographic photographer Sam Abell will lead a free lecture and photography presentation June 4 at the PACIFIC NORTHWEST ART SCHOOL 7-9 p.m. at the art school, where he also will be teaching for the 16th year. The art school is located at 15 N.W. Birch St., Coupeville.

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  18. Family opens Anacortes rock-climbing locationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The business, Climb In, at 915 24th St., aims to let visitors try rock-climbing. It offers low climbing walls so that ropes and harnesses aren't needed.

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  19. Tour looks at downtown design ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Members of Oak Harbor's Main Street Association last week joined a state architect for a walking tour of the historic downtown aimed at identifying exterior maintenance and design issues that, if fixed, could increase the area's visual appeal. The tour also hinted at further possible steps: creating a facade-improvement grant program and making Oak Harbor a certified local government, with the ability to preserve historically significant buildings.

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  20. Protestors plan gathering at Deception Pass parkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    At least 1,200 people are expected to mass at March Point in Anacortes May 13-15 to protest U.S. reliance on fossil fuels, tying up half the campsites at Deception Pass State Park and jeopardizing a vital Puget Sound Energy electrical substation, Eric Brooks, the county's deputy emergency-management director, told the Council of Governments last week. Protest group Break Free PNW plans to "put our bodies on the line to stop the fossil-fuel economy and change history" at that event, according to its website.

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