Jessie Stensland

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Armed with suspenders and machete | Island Scanner

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

  • May 26th, 2017 1:17pm

Oak Harbor Marina breakwater damaged by winds

A breakwater at Oak Harbor Marina sustained damages as it was pounded…

  • May 26th, 2017 1:33pm

North Whidbey Fire proposes levy lid lift

Officials with North Whidbey Fire and Rescue are asking voters in the…

  • May 24th, 2017 10:05am

Night bridge work extended

Late-night work on the underbelly of Deception Pass Bridge will continue for…

  • May 23rd, 2017 2:31pm

Island County jail wins award for improvements

Island County earned an award recently for its efforts to fix problems…

  • May 23rd, 2017 1:35pm

Oak Harbor Yonkman named SICBA Builder of the Year

Several Whidbey Island builders recently earned awards from the Skagit/Island Counties Builders…

  • May 23rd, 2017 1:36pm

Therapist pleads to indecent exposure

A therapist who was caught in a compromising position at Deception Pass…

  • May 22nd, 2017 9:14am

Deer abuser gets jail time

A Clinton man who broke a fawn’s pelvis with his bare hands…

  • May 19th, 2017 1:46pm

Man who escaped naked sent to prison

A Coupeville man who escaped a traffic stop in the nude last…

  • May 19th, 2017 1:48pm

Planners propose change to oak tree protection code

Planners have proposed a change to Oak Harbor’s oak protection ordinance in…

  • May 19th, 2017 2:08pm

Poll

Bruiser the lonely elk is the only one of his species living…

  • May 17th, 2017 1:28pm

Police find Oak Harbor stabbing is possibly self-inflicted

Investigators are continuing to look into an unusual incident Monday night that…

  • May 16th, 2017 12:02pm

Editorial: WhidbeyHealth CEO’s goals should be clear

WhidbeyHealth’s hospital board handed hospital CEO Geri Forbes a $70,000 bonus, which…

  • May 16th, 2017 4:41pm

Filing weeks kicks off with entries for council, school board

There were a couple of surprises on the first day of candidate…

  • May 16th, 2017 11:59am

Candidate filing week starts Monday

Island County residents considering a run for elected office need to make…

  • May 12th, 2017 1:44pm

Deputy’s guild lawsuit against county finally going to trial

After five years, a lawsuit between Island County and the Island County…

  • May 12th, 2017 1:46pm

Navy releases OLF water test results, sets meetings

The Navy is holding another round of public meetings to discuss results…

  • May 12th, 2017 1:47pm

Unlawful showering could land Oak Harbor man in prison

A homeless man in Oak Harbor could face a prison sentence for…

  • May 12th, 2017 1:55pm

Oak Harbor man accused of sexting with minor

A U.S. marshal, an FBI agent, a state Department of Corrections officer…

  • May 12th, 2017 1:56pm

Volunteers sought for Navy environmental board

Environmental issues are a hot topic surrounding Naval Air Station Whidbey Island…

  • May 9th, 2017 1:06pm

No fear: Climbers inspect the bridge up close

State Department of Transportation employees who visited Deception Pass Bridge this week…

  • May 5th, 2017 2:16pm

Prosecutor observes terrorist hearing at Gitmo

From behind triple-pane glass at the back of an enormous courtroom, Island…

  • May 5th, 2017 2:20pm

Bus route changes set to begin July 1

Bus routes on Whidbey and Camano islands will be changing at the…

  • May 2nd, 2017 1:35pm

Island Transit reaches contract with union

Island Transit finally has a contract with bus operators and dispatchers. The…

  • May 2nd, 2017 1:37pm

Neighbor reports urination incident | Island Scanner

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

  • May 2nd, 2017 1:40pm

Dumped guinea pigs, trespassing chickens reported | Island Scanner

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

  • Apr 28th, 2017 1:37pm

Oak Harbor considers second fire station to shorten response times

Oak Harbor firefighters pulled a 79-year-old woman from a house fire last…

  • Apr 28th, 2017 1:40pm

Sawed-off shotgun found in suspect’s truck

Oak Harbor police found a loaded, sawed-off shotgun last week in a…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 12:42pm

Former jail deputies appear in court on charges of falsifying logs

Two former Island County corrections deputies accused of forging jail records after…

  • Apr 24th, 2017 3:57pm

‘Vulgar music’ reported to police | Island Scanner

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

  • Apr 24th, 2017 4:58pm

Drug Take Back event slated for April 29

At a time when opioid abuse is at epidemic proportions, it’s more…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 1:57pm

Man facing trial after extradition

A former South Whidbey man accused of sexual assault is scheduled to…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 2:00pm

Oak Harbor man admits to child molestation, police say

An Oak Harbor man admitted to sexually abusing a disabled 12-year-old girl…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 2:01pm

Drive-by shooter sentenced to 27 months in prison

A 20-year-old Oak Harbor man was recently sent to prison for shooting…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 2:02pm

Navy sets meeting in Oak Harbor for special ops training

Strolling along a beach at Deception Pass or South Whidbey State Park,…

  • Apr 24th, 2017 5:12pm

Poll

On Saturday, people across the nation are marching in support of science?…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 2:14pm

House fire in Oak Harbor kills man, injures woman

A man was killed and a woman is in Harborview Medical Center…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 2:07pm

Drug court finds medication helps with addiction

Kody Schwiger gave up everything for heroin. A low-point, he recalls, was…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 12:46pm

Man caught with loot in pants | Island Scanner

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

  • Apr 18th, 2017 12:52pm

Three OLF wells test above advisory level

Test results show that three of 27 groundwater monitoring wells at the…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 2:18pm