No injuries reported in Oak Harbor mobile home fire

It took fire crews 15 minutes to extinguish a mobile home fire Saturday. The home was a complete loss. - Photo courtesy of Oak Harbor Fire Department
  • May 22, 2015 at 3:52PM

An early morning fire destroyed a single-wide mobile home in the 1300 block of North Oak Harbor Street Saturday, May 16.


Driving a motorcycle doesn’t make you bad | Letter

  • Today at 3:00AM

Editor, With the recent bad publicity regarding motorcycle gangs, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Riders would like to share some good news.

‘Heroes’ honored for boosting community health

  • Today at 2:00AM

Approximately 125 people gathered recently to celebrate some of Whidbey Island’s most civic-minded citizens. The evening’s event recognized the 2015 Linda Lee Martins Memorial Community Health Heroes.


Letters to the editor are a celebration of freedom of speech | Opinion

  • Today at 2:00AM

When you don’t agree with another person’s opinions, it can be a bitter pill to swallow. But nobody ever said freedom of speech was always palatable.

Man sentenced to 13 months for 2nd-degree assault

  • May 20, 2015 at 6:00AM updated May 21, 2015 at 5:16PM

A mother’s mission to obtain justice on behalf of her son paid off Monday when a man pleaded guilty in connection with a June assault. Troy Hilkey, 32, admitted to second-degree assault in Island County Superior Court and was sentenced to 13 months in jail, payment of various fees and restitution to the victim to be determined at a later hearing.

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