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County counting on survey to help more veterans

Knowing the numbers helps fill needs

 

Former Clinton man sentenced in federal court for possession of child porn

A former Clinton resident was sentenced in federal court this week for…

 

Lawyer says client was making a point, not threats

The attorney for a man accused of intimidating a city attorney claims…

 

Citizens: Don’t punish town for exercising free speech

Valentine’s Day was anything but sweet at an Island County commissioners’ meeting…

Hospital should consider noise from Growler flights, group says

Group says patients, providers and bottom line could be affected

I-COM receives audit finding for financial statement controls

The state Auditor’s Office reports that it found I-COM dispatch center had…

Appraiser chosen to determine wharf, farm rental rates

The Port of Coupeville is hiring a Sedro-Woolley-based appraisal company to determine…

Port of Coupeville launching search for permanent director

The search is underway for a permanent executive director for the Port…

Vandalized Madonna statue rattles Catholic congregation

A newly installed, 5-foot-high granite statue of Mother Mary that’s the center…

Town trying to ‘wrap heads’ around ‘unprecedented’ event

As members of Coupeville Town Council approved their final comments for the…

Father, daughter plead guilty in escrow case

A Freeland woman who ran an escrow company with her father is…

Democrats seek to shield Washingtonians from president’s executive orders

By Enrique Pérez de la Rosa WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA, Feb.…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Voters approve Oak Harbor School District replacement levy

A replacement levy for Oak Harbor District is passing in the first…

Supreme Court denies commissioners’ request to reconsider

The state Supreme Court last week denied the Island County commissioners’ request…

Serial rock-thrower breaks windows | Island Scanner

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

Legislative proposal overhauls initiative review process to assure constitutionality

WNPA Olympia News Bureau Olympia, Feb. 13 –– A lot of time…

Skagit County deputy recovering after suicide attempt at Island County jail

An inmate at the Island County jail who tried to kill himself…

Commissioners deny grant, calling Coupeville ‘anti-Navy’

In a move highlighting growing tension between North and Central Whidbey, two…

Nutcrackers reportedly ditched | Island Scanner

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

Blind student gets high-tech hat created by Robotics Team

Top hats might seem a bit old fashioned, but Oak Harbor student…

Lower property values from jet noise hurt port revenues, say commissioners

The Port of Coupeville joined a growing list of Central Whidbey entities…

Motorist refusing to pay fare causes ferry back-ups

A motorist who failed to pay for a boarding pass Friday morning…

Sex offender moves to Greenbank, sheriff’s office holding community meeting

A Level Two sex offender has moved to Greenbank and will be…

Volunteers need to help veterans

Training offered by South Whidbey group

Museum archivist appointed to Historic Preservation Commission

Coupeville resident Sarah Aldrich was recently appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission.…

Whidbey talent show expands its search

Organizers of Whidbey Has Talent are searching farther and wider to add…

New group is holding water contamination meeting tonight in Coupeville

A group called Whidbey Water Keepers is sponsoring a meeting tonight to…

Larsen to hold Affordable Care Act ‘Town Talk’ in Anacortes

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will on Saturday hold a “Town Talk” at…

Former port director seeking $120,000 for wrongful termination

Citing a state whistleblower law, a former executive director of the Port…

Snow Day on Whidbey

Monday-morning snow was a welcome sight for many children and military members…

Change would allow thrift store in former Kmart shopping center

A thrift store may be looking to move to the unoccupied portion…

Quest to get into Section 8 can take years

Oak Harbor resident Roy Morrison’s name finally came up. Morrison had been…

Washington’s basic driver’s license fails federal REAL ID requirements

House, Senate bills could cure the problem

PBY Memorial Foundation to announce expansion plans

PBY Memorial Foundation to announce plans for future expansion

Bail revoked after inmate violated court order to surrender guns

A judge revoked bail for a jail inmate accused of trying to…

Gardner resigns from WhidbeyHealth board

Applicants needed to fill another vacant seat

Woman accused of wielding circular saw, assaulting man

A Langley woman is accused of attacking her estranged husband with a…

Coroner: Pedestrian killed by car moving at a ‘slow speed’ in a driveway

Investigators have not yet determined whether the driver of a car that…

Woman charged in alleged boxcutter stabbing incident

An Oak Harbor woman is facing a felony charge for allegedly stabbing…

New group seeks to find balance between community, Navy

New group seeking balance between community, Navy, plans open house Monday