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Former CHS student dies in shooting: Moment of silence planned at Homecoming football game

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 11:37AM

A former Wolves football player was shot and killed in Oak Harbor Saturday. Adam Garcia was just 21 years old.

 

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Sheriff's website can help trick-or-treaters avoid sex offenders

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 3:37PM

Whidbey Island parents can help keep their little trick-or-treaters safe by checking a sex-offender website before hitting the streets this Halloween. Island County Sheriff Mark Brown urges people to be aware of how lives in your neighborhood by visiting www.islandcounty.net and clicking on the "sex offender information" tab.

No OLF flight operations scheduled Oct. 26-Nov.3

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:53AM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FLCP) operations for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., the week of Oct. 26 through Nov. 3, 2014.

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Suspect in Oak Harbor shooting death appears in court, motive still unclear

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:09AM

Christopher Malaga showed no emotion as he sat in court today. He remained stone-faced as a woman wailed in sorrow from the galley crowded with members of his alleged victim's family. The 23-year-old is accused of shooting and killing Adam Garcia, a man who apparently was his friend before a falling out.

Annual Writers Conference slated for Oct. 24-26

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 7:00PM

From his room in a hospice care facility, Joe Rantz related his tale — a story rife with the turmoil of abandonment and the Great Depression and a story glistening with the gold-medal victory of his 1936 Olympic rowing team’s win against aristocrats and the Nazi state.

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