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Elementary art mixes with Holland Happening

Art teacher Christina Brady is usually inundated with student inquiries after the…

 

Oak Harbor man admits to child molestation, police say

An Oak Harbor man admitted to sexually abusing a disabled 12-year-old girl…

 

Climate change predicted for new hospital

New heating system to cut energy use by half

 

Six interviewing for port director job

Six candidates will be interviewed Thursday for the job of executive director…

Port sets half off discount for nonprofits

Port of Coupeville established a policy offering a 50 percent discount to…

Coupeville community set to celebrate Boyles’ life April 29

When Bennett Boyles became ill last spring, the Coupeville community rallied to…

Coupeville starts search for middle school principal

The Coupeville School District is looking for a new principal to lead…

Haven’s first weeks to be discussed at Tuesday meeeting

New shelter doesn’t end planning for the homeless, group says

Man facing trial after extradition

A former South Whidbey man accused of sexual assault is scheduled to…

Three OLF wells test above advisory level

Test results show that three of 27 groundwater monitoring wells at the…

Owning a home still within reach on Whidbey

Habitat for Humanity seeks qualified buyers and it could be you

Status of gray whale hit by boat unknown

The fate of gray whale struck by a powerboat in Saratoga Passage…

Sailors dig into Earth Day activities

In between sorting through a bag of moldy bread and a carton…

Sawed-off shotgun found in suspect’s truck

Oak Harbor police found a loaded, sawed-off shotgun last week in a…

Drug Take Back event slated for April 29

At a time when opioid abuse is at epidemic proportions, it’s more…

‘Vulgar music’ reported to police | Island Scanner

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

Former jail deputies appear in court on charges of falsifying logs

Two former Island County corrections deputies accused of forging jail records after…

Navy sets meeting in Oak Harbor for special ops training

Strolling along a beach at Deception Pass or South Whidbey State Park,…

Drive-by shooter sentenced to 27 months in prison

A 20-year-old Oak Harbor man was recently sent to prison for shooting…

Aquatic club parent’s outburst overshadows discussion

Civil discourse took a backseat Tuesday to yelling, gavel banging and fist…

NAS Whidbey to hold open house in June

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island will celebrate its 75th anniversary with an…

Minor earthquake jolts Whidbey residents

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck about two miles offshore from Ebey’s Landing Wednes-day…

Accused Cascade Mall shooter found dead in Snohomish County jail

Suspected Cascade Mall shooter and Oak Harbor resident Arcan Cetin was found…

Town gets $10K grant for safety switch

Town of Coupeville received a $10,000 grant to make it safer for…

School earns crowning achievement

Hillcrest Elementary School added another jewel to its tiara of crowning achievements…

Port finally settles on tenant lease rates

At least one more tenant plans to leave Greenbank Farm after learning…

House fire in Oak Harbor kills man, injures woman

A man was killed and a woman is in Harborview Medical Center…

PBY Museum draws on star power for fundraiser

Mark Christopher is a gifted storyteller. He’s made a career out of…

Man caught with loot in pants | Island Scanner

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

Bridge inspection to cause delays this week

Passengers riding along on State Highway 20 over Deception Pass will get…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Drug court finds medication helps with addiction

Kody Schwiger gave up everything for heroin. A low-point, he recalls, was…

Coupeville High sends 13 to state Science Olympiad

Mitchell Carroll gets a rush from soaring as a track athlete at…

Opioid education topic of Narcan Night Oak Harbor

Speakers to address addiction, overdose help and abuse trends

Oak Harbor shelter opens with seven clients

Christian Reformed Church becomes overnight Haven for the homeless

Index measures wealth in county, not just Oak Harbor

Bloomberg wealth study scrutinizes income and home value

Hop to it: This weekend’s Easter events

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, 8 p.m., April 14, Chamber field. Hosted by…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Oak Harbor man arrested after standoff with police

A domestic-violence suspect considered potentially armed and dangerous escaped from his house…

Oak Harbor school board seeks new members

Oak Harbor Public Schools had no hot lunch program in the school…

Coast Guard responds to false alarm at Coupeville underwater park

A diver surfaced from the choppy waters near Fort Casey State Park…