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Banta Road traffic light should be priority, official says

Crashes at State Road 20 crossing concern residents

 

Future of North Whidbey fire district at stake as 4 vie for seat

Outcome of the Aug. 1 primary election may shape the future of…

 

Town to resubmit grant for community green

Coupeville Mayor Molly Hughes will modify and resubmit an application for a…

 

Retirements leave Coupeville schools with big void to fill

Dave Ebersole started to count the years in his head then realized…

Memorial Day parade route trimmed in Coupeville

Popularity of Coupeville’s Memorial Day parade has created big concerns for the…

Sun shines on Coupeville’s canoe races and water festival

Cross cultural connections celebrated

Garage of Blessings lands new location

In less than two weeks, Kristiina Miller will get the keys to…

Captain’s heroics saves Suva from rocks

After a harrowing ordeal Tuesday, Mark Saia arrived home around midnight and…

WhidbeyHealth consolidates billing offices

Improving customer service the goal of “First Call Resolve”

Hillcrest engineers success with STEM Family Night

The kids bounced on the balls of their feet with eager expressions…

Oak Harbor Marina breakwater damaged by winds

A breakwater at Oak Harbor Marina sustained damages as it was pounded…

Poisoning cases reported on South Whidbey

Four people on South Whidbey were left in critical condition “in the…

Tickets still available for PBY dinner and auction

The PBY-Naval Air Museum’s Celebra-tion of Flight Dinner and Auction is days…

  • May 16th, 2017

North Whidbey Park and Rec levy on August ballot

Commissioners for North Whidbey Park and Recreation District are gearing up to…

Waterfront association moves into new location

Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association is stretching out in new office space and…

Armed with suspenders and machete | Island Scanner

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

Notable: Oak Harbor resident makes All-Academic team

Skagit Valley College student MAYUKO JORDAN of Oak Harbor was named to…

  • May 16th, 2017

Man who escaped naked sent to prison

A Coupeville man who escaped a traffic stop in the nude last…

Island County jail wins award for improvements

Island County earned an award recently for its efforts to fix problems…

Night bridge work extended

Late-night work on the underbelly of Deception Pass Bridge will continue for…

North Whidbey Fire proposes levy lid lift

Officials with North Whidbey Fire and Rescue are asking voters in the…

Therapist pleads to indecent exposure

A therapist who was caught in a compromising position at Deception Pass…

Anacortes motorcyclist airlifted following Banta Road crash

An motorcyclist was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle late Friday…

  • May 19th, 2017

Planners propose change to oak tree protection code

Planners have proposed a change to Oak Harbor’s oak protection ordinance in…

Go out on a limb at Deception Pass State Park

Canopy climbing venture offers treetop views for the intrepid

Two join town planning department

Town of Coupeville has two more sets of hands helping move business…

Deer abuser gets jail time

A Clinton man who broke a fawn’s pelvis with his bare hands…

Backyard Bison: Oak Harbor band shreds at battle, venues around town

The band names, “Not the Cops” and “Literary Cemetery,” have one thing…

South Whidbey group looking at building public pool

Serious efforts to bring a public pool to South Whidbey appear to…

Oak Harbor Farmers Market begins 24th season Thursday

Ominous skies in the distance didn’t stop Peg Tennant from visiting the…

Notable: Oak Harbor student graduates from Northwestern College

Oak Harbor student TAYLOR NIENHUIS, graduated Cum Laude from Northwestern College May…

  • May 19th, 2017

Official nearly resigns so girlfriend can get lease

A Port of Coupeville Commissioner nearly resigned Wednesday so his girlfriend could…

WhidbeyHealth ‘digs and dives’ for good employees

Healthcare system celebrates its 800-plus staff

Canoe races, Native traditions highlight Water Fest

Coupeville gears up for annual gathering

Police find Oak Harbor stabbing is possibly self-inflicted

Investigators are continuing to look into an unusual incident Monday night that…

Filing weeks kicks off with entries for council, school board

There were a couple of surprises on the first day of candidate…

Oak Harbor woman’s search for her Irish mother

“We were deported from our own homeland”

WhidbeyHealth CEO earns bonus, rave reviews

Meeting yearly goals earns $70,000

Candidate filing week starts Monday

Island County residents considering a run for elected office need to make…

Career and technical ed director aims for diversified classroom

Rylee Truex, Mikhaela Cortez and Olivia McDaniel entered the shop filled with…