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Oak Harbor man charged for allegedly smacking friend with bottle

An Oak Harbor man is facing the prospects of jail time after…

  • Oct 20th, 2017 1:42pm

News-Times staff take home awards

Whidbey News-Times staff were honored with awards last weekend at the 2017…

  • Oct 20th, 2017 1:32pm

Hospital unveils new ‘Hearts’ sculpture

More than 50 donors, nurses and others gathered Sept. 30 for the…

  • Oct 20th, 2017 1:35pm

Veterans Day Parade is returning to Oak Harbor

Thanks to the efforts of two women, Oak Harbor will once again…

  • Oct 19th, 2017 11:55am

Director, assistant are out at Island County EDC

Two elected officials see the resignations of the Island County Economic Development’s…

  • Oct 17th, 2017 1:14pm

Oak Harbor man charged with unlawful imprisonment

An Oak Harbor man with a history of brutally beating his wife…

  • Oct 17th, 2017 1:16pm

Former commissioner, Navy firefighter vie for seat on North Whidbey Fire board

The two men running against each other for a seat on the…

  • Oct 17th, 2017 1:20pm

Teenager charged in South Whidbey house fire

A 15-year-old Freeland boy is facing charges related to an Aug. 23…

  • Oct 13th, 2017 1:02pm

Normally obscure cemetery district race ‘a chance to talk about it’

Even with the help of heavy equipment, digging a grave in a…

  • Oct 13th, 2017 1:07pm

Larsen to host veteran forum in Oak Harbor

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen wants to hear from veterans. The congressman is…

  • Oct 13th, 2017 1:08pm

Unchallenged Oak Harbor council candidates talk priorities

An Oak Harbor native and newcomer will change the makeup of Oak…

  • Oct 13th, 2017 1:11pm

Agent’s child porn probe leads to Oak Harbor man

A child pornography investigation by a special agent with the Department of…

  • Oct 13th, 2017 1:34pm

Treated water from sewage plant to irrigate park

Both the liquids and the solids produced by Oak Harbor’s new sewage…

  • Oct 10th, 2017 1:34pm

Commissioners likely to defer Wright’s Crossing

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council want discussions to continue on…

  • Oct 6th, 2017 1:33pm

Former Oak Harbor man faces new child molesting charges

A former Navy man who was the defendant in a long and…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017 12:13pm

SAR helps rescue crash survivor

A search and rescue team from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island helped…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017 12:15pm

Navy conducting housing study

The Navy is conducting a study of housing in the area of…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017 12:16pm

Oak Harbor officer justified in shooting, prosecutor finds

Officer Michael Brown was “entirely justified” in shooting a kidnapping suspect in…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 1:40pm

Council to consider Wright’s Crossing resolution

Supporters of a proposed large-scale, affordable housing development south of Oak Harbor…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 1:43pm

Ferrets, flutes and fakes | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 1:47pm

Motorcyclists crash while racing in Central Whidbey

Two motorcyclists were injured after they both lost control while racing on…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:24am

State auditor issues finding against Island County

The Washington State Auditor’s Office issued an audit finding against Island County…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 12:41pm

Planning commission sidelines proposed development

Island County Planning Commission dealt a blow Monday to a developer’s plans…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 12:43pm

Navy delays release of EIS on Growlers

The Navy is delaying a decision on aircraft practice on Whidbey Island…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 1:59pm

Navy wants comments on hedgerow plan for OLF Coupeville

The Navy will plant a hedgerow and disseminate a report on the…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 2:03pm

Deputy fired multiple shots in fatal confrontation

A man in a confrontation with police on North Whidbey Sunday night…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 2:04pm

Yacht burns, sinks off Whidbey

A man made it to safety after a yacht caught fire off…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 2:05pm

Island Scanner: Caller reports two men in underwear yelling at cars driving by

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 1:35pm

Deputy shoots, kills armed man on North Whidbey | Updated

A deputy with the Island County Sheriff’s Office shot and killed an…

  • Sep 21st, 2017 6:29pm

Poll

North Whidbey Park and Recreation’s levy brings in more than half of…

  • Sep 18th, 2017 2:30pm

Final jail review documents ‘impressive’ change

A hired consultant released a final report this month on his “Organization…

  • Sep 15th, 2017 1:09pm

Burglary leads to streaking

A man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly broke into…

  • Sep 15th, 2017 1:11pm

Council may weigh in on Wrights Crossing

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council may soon get a chance…

  • Sep 15th, 2017 1:12pm

Judge orders burglary suspect to get mental health evaluation

A homeless Oak Harbor man claiming to be a “sovereign” with diplomatic…

  • Sep 15th, 2017 1:02pm

Whidbey man accused in $1-million fraud scheme

A man running an online business out of a Coupeville home defrauded…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 1:14pm

Oak Harbor Council approves salary increases

After delaying a decision so they could collect more information, the Oak…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 1:19pm

Alleged ceiling meat drips blood | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 2:27pm

Accused dog killer could serve up to 30 months in prison

A Coupeville man accused of killing a dog with a pickaxe and…

  • Sep 8th, 2017 3:08pm

Man shot by police pleads to kidnapping

Nathan Trujillo started taking methamphetamine when he was just 13 years old…

  • Sep 8th, 2017 3:10pm

Plans for large Oak Harbor development face obstacles

A proposal for a large, affordable-housing development south of Oak Harbor suffered…

  • Sep 8th, 2017 3:12pm