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Safety is first at Oak Harbor gun club classes

Don’t point a gun at someone you don’t intend to shoot. That…

 

House movers accused of assaulting coworker

Three workers involved in moving a historic house from Oak Harbor to…

 

Navy League to hold annual Veterans Day Program

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas will be guest speaker at…

 

Neighborhood knitter makes hats for classroom

Winter is coming, but, thanks to a local knitter, Mrs. Ching’s third-grade…

County seeking public input on draft plan for Freeland transition

Island County Plan-ning and Community Development released the first draft for its…

Housing stakeholders discuss community needs

Interviews with stakeholders regarding housing in Island County revealed the community’s desire…

Fire destroys camper trailer on Smugglers Cove

A fire destroyed a camper trailer on Smugglers Cove Road around 5…

Growler pilot draws graffiti in the sky

It was something one might expect to see in a middle-school bathroom…

More homeless seek to get out of wet and windy weather

Oak Harbor’s Haven is at ‘full tilt’ providing 30 beds nightly

Mike Rowe, of “Dirty Jobs,” comes to Oak Harbor bearing gifts for Garage of Blessings

Kristiina Miller knew her nonprofit would be featured in some sort of…

WhidbeyHealth rolls out new medical equipment

State-of-the-art imaging machines secured in ‘unique’ collaboration

County seeking public input on levy increase and 2018 budget

The public will have the opportunity to weigh in on a possible…

Man arrested on ferry after knife threat | Updated

A passenger on the Mukilteo-to-Clinton ferry was arrested this morning after threatening…

New $500 classical music grant announced by Arts Council, Island Consort

High school and college students eligible

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Oak Harbor man charged for allegedly smacking friend with bottle

An Oak Harbor man is facing the prospects of jail time after…

Hospital unveils new ‘Hearts’ sculpture

More than 50 donors, nurses and others gathered Sept. 30 for the…

City awards $250K in lodging taxes

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council handed out $250,000 last week.…

Central Whidbey Fire bond sees landslide approval

With more than 65 percent of voters approving its bond, Central Whidbey…

Cribbage club steadfastly deals the cards every Thursday night

‘It’s a mental challenge and sometimes a verbal challenge’

Molestation suspect was previously investigated by the FBI

An Oak Harbor man who was investigated by the FBI years ago…

Whidbey sailors’ clothing, toiletry drive exceeds all expectations

On Thursday afternoon, the county Housing Support Center was overrun with clothes…

Pool programs suspending Monday with levy failure

In the wake of the levy failure, most activities at Oak Harbor’s…

Man accused of raping woman in abandoned house held on $25K bail

A man is accused of raping a woman in an abandoned house…

Second wave of votes pushes pool levy closer to approval

A second round of ballot counts late Wednesday bumped the North Whidbey…

Wright’s Crossing proposal officially excluded from docket

The Island County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday on the…

Man pleads guilty to Camano Island murder

A 37-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the 2016 murder of a…

North Whidbey fire levy lift, pool levy failing

It appears that a couple of levy proposals on North Whidbey will…

Island Bohemian Cafe aims to crack the solitary artists’ life

European idea with Whidbey whimsy

‘Serving People in Need’ — the cycle of SPIN Cafe a tribute to compassionate community

A drop-in center for the homeless evolves over five years

Navy study finds no Whidbey housing crisis

Navy officials don’t see a housing crisis that would affect service members…

Oak Harbor Veterans Day Parade continues despite deaths

‘In her honor, I’m pushing forward’

Providing therapy on all fours in Las Vegas

‘Nitro had a lot of tears on his back’

Shirtless and drunk in Oak Harbor | Island Scanner

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

Soroptimist clubs’ award deadline approaching

Helping low-income women mission of local clubs

Citizen coalition launches letter campaign, website

A small group of mostly anonymous Oak Harbor citizens started a grassroots…

Home of first Oak Harbor mayor moves to Coupeville

A part of Oak Harbor’s history floated away this week, but fortunately…

Sheriff’s office releases images of armed-robbery suspect

The Island County Sheriff’s Office released images of the suspect in a…

Classic film noir takes the stage at Whidbey Playhouse

‘Moid-ah’ made funny in this delightful detective tale of diamonds and deceit

Coupeville man dies in rollover crash on Ebey Road

A Coupeville man died Monday night after rolling his car on South…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Greenbank wife killer files new appeal

A former Antarctic scientist and Whidbey pizzeria owner who murdered his wife…