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Police report for shooting

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:00AM updated Oct 22, 2014 at 11:23AM

It's raining trout at Cranberry Lake

  • Today at 5:00AM

As David Whitmer carefully maneuvered a heavy tanker truck along a lakeside road, a fisherman lifted a single digit to greet him.

Lions collect items for local food bank | Letter

  • Today at 4:00AM

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the North Whidbey Lions Club collected peanut butter and jelly for our local Help House.

Campaign support was appreciated | Letter

  • Today at 4:00AM

I want to say thank you to all of those who supported me through my campaign, volunteering and giving up your free time, putting up signs, making donations and walking in the parade with me.

Hannold not ready for county seat | Letter

  • Today at 3:00AM

After reviewing commissioner candidate Rick Hannold’s campaign website, I came to the conclusion that he is not ready to assume that position.

Vaughan’s support lacks integrity | Letter

  • Today at 2:00AM

Endorsement of Karla Jacks for District 3 commissioner by Aubrey Vaughan was not really a surprise, though the way he went about it was integrity-free.

Hannold offers ‘fiscal sobriety’ | Letter

  • Today at 3:00AM

I am voting for Rick Hannold for Island County Commissioner, District 3, in November.

Should every gun sale be checked? | Letter

  • Today at 4:00AM

The gun sale background-check initiative will inconvenience law-abiding gun owners. Getting shot by someone who clearly should not own a gun is inconvenient.

Retired deputy says ‘no’ to I-594 | Letter

  • Today at 3:00AM

There have been several letters regarding Initiative 594 already published, but none addressed my principal concerns.

Reason for running to bring back leadership | Letter

  • Today at 2:00AM

There are two statements attributed to me in your recent article that are incorrect.

McDowell should have checked Jacks’ website | Letter

  • Today at 2:00AM

I was sorry to see the letter to the editor Saturday from former hard-working County Commissioner Mac McDowell.

Whidbey News-Times suggestions for Nov. 4 election | In Our Opinion

  • Today at 3:00AM

The following are Whidbey News-Times recommendations for Nov. 4 general election. The decisions were based on editorial board interviews and coverage of local candidate forums:

Island Scanner | Wife cussing; panhandlers arguing

  • Today at 2:00AM

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Oak Harbor's Sea Mar collecting clothing, blankets for people in need

  • Today at 4:00AM

Oak Harbor’s Sea Mar Behavioral Health Center’s first blanket and clothing drive comes right before the center’s one-year anniversary.

Monsters to mash on Midway Saturday

  • Today at 3:00AM

A mob of zombies is expected to swarm Midway Boulevard this weekend.

Car accident takes out patriotic statues at Oak Harbor restaurant

  • Today at 4:00AM

The way Frank Pulu sees it, the statues that have stood in front of his restaurant in Oak Harbor for years represent more than a tribute to veterans of military service.

Car runs into trees while being driven too fast, says Island County deputy report

  • Today at 2:00AM

An Oak Harbor man is accused of speeding down Van Dam Road and refusing to let his passenger out before crashing into a woods, causing a fiery wreck in the early morning of Oct. 4, according to court documents.

Deception Pass area being searched for Seattle man

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 5:37PM

Dog teams searched the trails at Deception Pass Tuesday for a missing Microsoft employee, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

$77 million Island County budget approved

  • Today at 4:00AM

Despite lingering concerns about overspending, Island County commissioners adopted a 2015 budget Monday.

Family mourning death of Oak Harbor man, Adam Garcia; shooting suspect arrested

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 5:31PM

Chris Baker’s home in Rolling Hills was filled with both tears and laughter Monday night. Family and friends sat round the dining table and shared memories of Baker’s grandson, Adam Garcia. The 21-year-old Oak Harbor man was killed in a shooting early Saturday morning in the city.

Oak Harbor artist shares her love of art, Whidbey resources

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:25PM

Lyla Lillis has been hooked on pottery since she took a pottery class in 1999.

Kiteboarding’s pull is being felt on Whidbey

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:25PM

Wind is almost always on Andy Holmes’ mind.He often thinks about wind when he stares out at Bellingham Bay.

NAS Whidbey man accused of seeking sex with child

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:24PM

A sailor at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is among six men arrested during an online child exploitation sting carried out by Skagit County law enforcement.

Candidates spar in final Oak Harbor forum before election

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:22PM

Candidates took on each other one last time at Thursday’s final political forum put on by the League of Women Voters in Oak Harbor.

Professor gives haunting lesson at Oak Harbor Skagit Valley College campus

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 5:22PM

Few have seen the purported ghost of a little boy riding his tricycle up and down the long basement hallways of the Old Main building on the Skagit Valley College campus in Oak Harbor.

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