Jessie Stensland

Deer stomps on foot | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department: Thursday, June 13 At 9:59 a.m., a man in a boat… Continue reading

Oak Harbor man found guilty again of indecent exposure

After his conviction was reversed on appeal, an Oak Harbor man was re-tried in Island County Superior Court last week for indecent exposure. The jury… Continue reading

Soak up the fun at launching of Shipwreck Shores

Windjammer Park’s grand reopening will make a splash

Woman accused of hit-and-run, DUI, assaulting state trooper

A woman without a driver’s license drove drunk with dogs in her car on North Whidbey, struck a car she was tailgating, tried to flee… Continue reading

Operators working to de-stink dryer at sewage treatment plant

Oak Harbor’s new sewage treatment plant isn’t quite living up to the odor-free promise, but operators are hoping the unfortunate stink will be eliminated soon.… Continue reading

Axe-swinging suspect to get evaluation

An Oak Harbor man accused of threatening a store clerk with an axe was ordered to get a mental health evaluation, according to court documents.… Continue reading

Bail revoked for man who violated terms of his release

An Oak Harbor man accused of purposely crashing into a car with his kids inside recently had his bail revoked, according to court records. At… Continue reading

Person stuck in tree | Island Scanner

The following were among the calls made to the Island County Sheriff’s Department: Thursday, May 30 At 3:55 p.m., a caller reported that a dead… Continue reading

Man accused of cyberstalking, harassing former girlfriend

A man is accused of cyberstalking for allegedly threatening a South Whidbey woman on social media, according to court records. The woman reported to the… Continue reading

Coupeville ferry temporarily at one boat later this month

A complicated confluence of considerations means a cut in service for the Coupeville-to-Port Townsend ferry run later this month. Washington State Ferries announced that, beginning… Continue reading

Provisions in Defense Act may address jet noise

The Navy may end up conducting real-time noise monitoring of EA-18G Growler aircraft after all. U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, a senior member of the House… Continue reading

Bank robbery suspect caught in California

A man wanted on a $500,000 arrest warrant in connection with an April 30 bank robbery in Oak Harbor was picked up by officers with… Continue reading

South Whidbey house site of two felony investigations

A residence on Amble Road near Langley was the setting of two felony investigations during a week in which the homeowners were away. On May… Continue reading

Coupeville man struck, injured on Camano Island

A driver is facing a vehicular assault charge after striking a pedestrian on Camano Island June 6, according to court documents. The victim, Coupeville resident… Continue reading

Oak Harbor Marina will pay $30K a year for tidelands

A decade-long break from paying “tideland lease fees” to the state Department of Natural Resources is over for the Oak Harbor Marina. The Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Invasive drone | Island Scanner

The following were selected from reports made to Island County Sheriff’s Office. At 11:38 a.m., a Barones Place resident reported that her husband assaulted her… Continue reading

Article prompts more reports of deer attacks across Whidbey

Instances of deer attacks seem to be spreading across Whidbey Island. Several more people reported incidents involving overly aggressive deer after the Whidbey News-Times ran… Continue reading

Pending developments would bring 520 homes to Oak Harbor

The city of Oak Harbor has nine applications from developers for residential subdivision projects that may someday help put a healthy dent in the area’s… Continue reading

Neighbors worried as deer kills dog, attacks people

A truculent deer in a Langley neighborhood killed one dog and put another one in the hospital last week. Resident Mark Lynch said dogs aren’t… Continue reading

Loaded and barefoot | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department: Tuesday, May 21 At 7:14 a.m., there was a report of… Continue reading