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Body ID’d as man who jumped from ferry

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 10:45AM

An autopsy confirmed that the body of the man found in waters off Whidbey Island Saturday was the person who jumped from a ferry near Coupeville Thursday night.

Body recovered in waters off Whidbey

  • Aug 20, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 10:38AM

The body of an elderly man was recovered in the water off the western shores of Whidbey Island Saturday afternoon.

Search continues for ferry jumper

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 10:38AM

The U.S. Coast Guard and other local agencies continue their search for a ferry passenger who jumped into the waters of Admiralty Inlet Thursday night.

Coast Guard ends search for man, 79, who leapt from ferry

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Aug 24, 2016 at 10:37AM

The United States Coast Guard suspended its search of the waters of Admiralty Inlet Friday for a Coupeville-Port Townsend ferry passenger who jumped into the water near Whidbey Island on Thursday night.

Vehicular homicide suspect wanted

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00AM

A 35-year-old Oak Harbor man facing a vehicular homicide charge is wanted on a $100,000 arrest warrant after he failed to appear at a court hearing last week.

New Oak Harbor police chief to be named today

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00AM

Oak Harbor’s new police chief will be named today.

Oak Harbor Music Festival seeks volunteers for Labor Day weekend

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 4:00AM

As the Labor Day weekend event approaches, organizers are still seeking volunteers who are interested in helping.

Tour Whidbey art studios this weekend

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 5:00AM

Of the 52 artists participating in the Whidbey Working Artists Summer Open Studio Tour this weekend, 16 of them are first-timers.

Health board will not take action on jet noise: Resolution passes on a 3-2 vote

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00AM

In a resolution narrowly passed by the Island County Board of Health Wednesday, members of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER, who have been the primary proponent of jet noise complaints and the alleged health impacts produced by Navy flight operations on the island, were told that the board will not take action to “protect against the unknown, unquantifiable and unverifiable public health and safety claims” COER has raised.

Butler takes over OHHS girls swim program

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00AM

Jenny Butler is the Oak Harbor High School girls swim team’s fifth head coach since 2010.

Trump wasting effort on Washington voters | The Petri Dish

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 4:00AM

It’s a pretty safe bet Donald J. Trump will lose in the state of Washington this November. It’s a pretty sure one he’ll get walloped in the city of Seattle.

Thanks to all who helped arts festival organizers | Letter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

The 2016 Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival is now but a sweet and successful memory.

It’s better to have Wray than no leader at all | Letter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

After Aug. 16, the absolute, incredible failure of Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson to propose amendments to Commissioner Jill Johnson’s resolution about alleged health impacts from Outlying Field Coupeville showed a failure to lead. Commissioner Price Johnson speaks of “common ground” but a failure to accept an invitation to engage in the parliamentary process to improve Commissioner Jill Johnson’s resolution is an absolute, incredible failure to be a parliamentarian on the Board of Health.

Island benefits from having Price Johnson’s leadership on board | Letter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

Island County Commissioner District 1 voters have given Helen Price Johnson an over-whelming show of support with their 70 percent “yes” vote in the primary election. This should show the rest of Island County that she is the best candidate for a continuation of the work she has done as a commissioner these past eight years.

Who you vote for in this presidential election is a good test of your sanity | Letter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

Okay, here’s a simple little test for you. Sort of a sanity test, if you will.

Question of the Week: How do you feel about historic preservation?

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 4:00AM

Question of the Week: How do you feel about historic preservation?

Oak Harbor High School students present colors at Mariners' game

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00AM

For five Oak Harbor High School seniors, the highlight of attending a Mariners’ game Monday was not Seattle’s 7-5 home-run-filled win over the New York Yankees.

Oak Harbor High School grad making waves with successful international marketing co.

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 5:00AM

For Arianna O’Dell, marketing is very much professional problem-solving. And often telling others that she is best at solving problems, the 2008 Oak Harbor High School graduate is making a career, and waves, doing just that.

A cautionary tale: Woman warns of woods’ safety after owl attack

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00AM

A South Whidbey woman is now looking up in the trees rather than down at the trail after a frightening encounter with an aggressive owl in Saratoga Woods.


  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

Aspen Marie Sayre was born at the Greenbank Birth Center July 25.

Church Notes

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00AM

Here's what's happening at Whidbey Island churches and places of worship.

Woman found beneath Deception Pass bridge in stable condition

  • Aug 21, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Aug 22, 2016 at 12:25PM

The 74-year-old Oak Harbor woman found on the rocks underneath the Deception Pass Bridge Monday sustained multiple fractures but her injuries don’t appear to be life threatening.

Youth football jamboree | Slideshow

  • Aug 22, 2016 at 8:12AM

Oak Harbor Youth Football teams participated in a jamboree this weekend, and photographer John Fisken caught some of the action.

Unknown how injured woman ended up under Deception Pass bridge

  • Aug 16, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Aug 21, 2016 at 2:17PM

How the 74-year-old Oak Harbor woman got to the rocks 180 feet below the bridge, nobody knows for sure, said Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said.

Grounded boat only spilled 5 gallons of fuel

  • Aug 20, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 4:00PM

The private fishing boat that grounded near Monroe Landing last month spilled less than five gallons of diesel into Penn Cove.

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