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It’s three months into a six-month moratorium and Oak Harbor planners are making progress crafting rules for marijuana-related businesses. It’s unclear, however, if the regulations will ever be used. So far, nobody has applied for a marijuana-related license for a business inside the city of Oak Harbor, though there’s been more than a dozen applicants for elsewhere in Island County.
A Navy man is facing a felony charge after being caught in an Anacortes Police Department’s undercover operation to catch sexual predators on Craigslist, court document indicate. Jovanny A. Natareno, 24, of Oak Harbor, was charged in Skagit County Superior Court on Nov. 27 with communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. Anacortes police’s operation targeted people who seek children for sexual encounters through the “casual encounters” category on the website Craigslist.
Adults gathered around long tables with coupon books — clipping, passing and chatting away as rugrats played with Duplos and other toys in the center of the tables. “We have C-O-O-K-I-E-S for the kids,” Amy Hannold spelled out for the parents, so she wouldn’t cause a sugar riot amongst the children. For the past three years, this has been Hannold’s favorite part of the week. She is the North Whidbey Coupon Club coordinator, and every Friday morning devoted couponers congregate to clip and confer about their week.
The Stanwood High School boys basketball team, ranked 10th in the state 3A poll, pulled away from pesky Oak Harbor in the second half for a 72-47 win Thursday, Dec. 12, in Stanwood.
North Whidbey Aquatic Club swimmer Olivia Tungate was awarded two top-10 certificates by USA Swimming for her performances at the Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championships in Federal Way July 25-28.