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Oak Harbor Music Festival appoints Schelling to board

Oak Harbor Music Festival’s newest board member has professional event-planning experience. The…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

 

Accussed Clinton car thief claims vehicle was ‘given’ to him

A night cruising around in a stolen car has left a Clinton…

 

Student finds way to state Geography Bee

Zachary Badaouie should have no trouble finding Pacific Lutheran University on a…

 

State senator, reps pushing bills forward

While school funding remains the dominant issue in Olympia, state lawmakers who…

Navy receives more than 4,200 EIS comments

Navy staff involved in the Environmental Impact Statement process for EA-18G Growlers…

Tenants questioning accuracy of port’s appraisal

Rather than implement higher rental rates at the Coupeville Wharf and Greenbank…

WhidbeyHealth employees claim ‘hostile’ environment

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center employees with the diagnostic imaging department warned health district…

Passing smell test costs city $4.5 million

There shouldn’t be a sweet smell of success associated with Oak Harbor’s…

Big business brewing in the woods of Whidbey

Tucked away in the woods of South Whidbey, truckloads of coffee beans…

Some Central Whidbey elected officials may not seek reelection

With Filing Week more than a month away, one school board member…

Bag o’ hair and nail clippings discovered | Island Scanner

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

Sunday marks 20-year anniversary of murdered girl’s disappearance

Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of the day some say the city…

Oak Harbor loses devoted community leader

When Lance Gibbon thinks about Gary Wallin, he remembers a man with…

Wazzu on Whidbey thanks to technology

Tim Lawrence admits to having a lot of ideas buzzing around in…

Want a free historic farmhouse? Relocation costs not included

When Lorraine Weatherby was a young girl in the 1930s, she and…

Former Oak Harbor police officer pleads to federal child porn charge

A former Oak Harbor school resource officer who exchanged sexually explicit images…

Bras pilfered | Island Scanner

The following were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s…

$50 million hospital expansion set to open later this year

Private “air-jet” massage tubs for mothers-to-be. Skylights shining above waiting rooms. Patient…

Busy year in store for Deception Pass State Park

Nothing gets Jack Hartt more flushed than the thought of another toilet…

Updated: Flight operations scheduled at OLF and Ault Field March 20-24

UPDATED: The flight schedules for OLF Coupeville and Ault Field changed for…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

State Ferries float Clinton-Mukilteo schedule changes at open house

In preparation for summer, Washington State Ferries is proposing schedule changes to…

Popular Oak Harbor coffee shop closing after 24 years

Senior citizens ‘appalled’ by city’s treatment of Daily Grind owners

Photos sought for display in new hospital wing

Whidbey residents invited to submit Whidbey scenes

Mussels serving key role in scientific study

Coupeville served up tons of Penn Cove mussels during this month’s MusselFest.…

Man who drove into water, shot himself was wanted for child rape

The body of a man who drove his car into Cornet Bay…

Improvements ID’d after bomb threat

The March 2 bomb threat at Oak Harbor High School proved to…

Driver reports naked women on side of the road | Island Scanner

The Island County Sheriff’s Office responded to the folowing: Tuesday, Feb. 7…

Bank employee spots phony WhidbeyHealth check

WhidbeyHealth can thank an observant bank employee on the East Coast for…

Two veteran Oak Harbor councilmen won’t seek reelection

Two veteran members of the Oak Harbor City Council are retiring from…

Climate change ‘rock star’ to speak on Whidbey

Retired Oak Harbor physician Marshall Goldberg likens Xiuhtezcatl Martinez to a rock…

‘Highly-trained’ dog attacks, tries to open door | Island Scanner

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

Crowning Oak Harbor royalty

Baelee Whitinger was crowned Miss Oak Harbor 2017, Thursday at the third-annual…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Agency getting $245,000 in marijuana funds looking at ways to use money

The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery, or DBHR, has allocated approximately…

Oak Harbor schools earns top honor

Oak Harbor Public Schools added another achievement to its growing list of…

Man found dead after driving car into Cornet Bay

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man…

Space heater likely cause of Smith barn fire

An investigation into the fire that burned down the historic Smith Barn…

Break out signs for St. Patrick’s Day parade

The Irish Wildlife Society is trying to kick-start on old tradition during…

Burglar makes breakfast, gets beating from homeowner

An Oak Harbor man is accused of breaking into a house, making…

Newspaper bill from city hall was just to ‘get your attention,’ mayor says

Though he personally sent an invoice, Langley Mayor Tim Callison said Monday…

Man arrested after accidentally shooting self near school

A 70-year-old man was arrested in Oak Harbor today for accidentally shooting…