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

The family of Adam Garcia, the 21-year-old Oak Harbor man killed in a shooting Saturday, sits around the table and remembers him.  - Jessie Stensland/Whidbey News-Times
  • Today 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.

 

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Deception Pass area being searched for Seattle man

  • Today 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.

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.

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.

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.

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