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Dear Santa, This has been a Hard Rock year on Whidbey Island, and I really wish I could mean that just in the music or… Continue reading
Oak Harbor Schools are bucking the trend across the island and the state by planning to continue with limited in-person classes for students in sixth… Continue reading
It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has made a huge impact on how Washington retailers and restaurants operate. With additional restrictions implemented at the… Continue reading
As Mayor of Oak Harbor, I appreciate the partnership the city has with Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. The city has been in negotiations with… Continue reading
People are mad at the Oak Harbor City Council for wasting money on the sewage treatment plant, which was millions over its original price tag.… Continue reading
I was born in Jamaica 84 years ago and grew up in Costa Rica, was raised by white American parents with Black and Hispanic maids… Continue reading
Q:What’s the deal with people who wear a mask when they’re driving by themselves in a car, but then they’re texting while driving? A:Over the… Continue reading
The campaign against a state Senate Bill that would require comprehensive sexual education in schools is a disturbing mixture of 1950s narrow-mindedness and new millennium… Continue reading
Taking on a popular, 20-year veteran congressman isn’t an easy task, but Oak Harbor resident Tim Hazelo should be commended for giving it a shot.… Continue reading
I arose at my usual 6:30 a.m. on Monday Oct. 12, pulled up the shades, made the coffee and turned on the TV to watch… Continue reading
It speaks volumes that the retiring Island County superior court judges, the district court judge and a healthy portion of the legal community have endorsed… Continue reading
Our endorsements for Island County commissioner races.
Political eyes across the state are focused on the 10th Legislative District, where a Senate and two House seats are on the ballot. Democratic and… Continue reading
Q: I was in a no injury accident on I-5. Traffic came to an abrupt stop and I was rear-ended. Damage to the other car… Continue reading
What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate. It’s nothing new among many of the governmental entities on Whidbey Island. Over the years, a… Continue reading
The sewage treatment plant in Oak Harbor continues to send money down the drain.
It’s been a year of bad ideas.
Island County ballots will be in the mail Oct. 14.
This is the year that keeps on giving
Oak Harbor resident Helen Mosbrooker asked Oak Harbor Police Chief Kevin Dresker, “What can the community do to support you during these hard times?” This… Continue reading