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Land Trust protects forest land off Broadway

Whidbey Camano Land Trust closed on property off Broadway Street and Black…

Longtime CASA volunteer lauded for 30 years of caring

Coupeville’s Joan Caldwell “retires” from court advocacy program

Oak Harbor retailer focus of racial harassment complaint

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Big 5 Sporting Goods after…

Trujillo pleads ‘not guilty’ in kidnapping charge

Suspect in police-involved shooting makes first appears in Superior Court

Going green: Good for the environment, good for business

If you thought big, hulking vehicles couldn’t go green, think again. Whidbey-SeaTac…

Attic fire closes Senior Thrift in Freeland

Senior Thrift in Freeland is closed due to a fire that broke…

NAS Whidbey petty officer gets ‘pinned’ by Lt. Dan

Actor and military morale-booster Gary Sinise goes beyond concert appearance

$245,000 of pot revenue to fight drug abuse

Island County hopes it can support all of the region’s at-risk teens…

Firefighter’s legacy on Whidbey still felt today

Robert Spinner, 50, a founding member of Whidbey Island Professional Firefighter’s Association,…

Opening of ‘state-of-the-art’ hospital wing set next week

CEO “couldn’t be prouder” of $50 million taxpayer-funded facility

Toxic algae bloom results in Lone Lake closure

Lone Lake is closed temporarily due to toxic algae levels that are…

Island Scanner: Callers report woman flashing people on Pioneer

The following were gathered from calls made to the Oak Harbor Police…

Port director gets $10K benefits hike

After approximately two months on the job, Port of Coupeville Executive Director…

Port wants public’s help with comp plan update

Port of Coupeville is asking the public for input as it updates…

Put down your phone while driving or face hefty fines

New state law cracks down on distracted driving

Man charged in assault at gravel pit

A transient man is facing a felony charge for allegedly assaulting a…

Man shot by police aimed BB gun at woman, officers

The man shot and wounded by a police officer last week in…

Oak Harbor woman taking barnyard to Whidbey fair

Old MacDonald has nothing on the Whidbey Island Fair. Sheep and goats…

Highway crews paving on both ends of Whidbey

30-mile road project nearing completion

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Be safe when clamoring for clams, health agency advises

Interactive map provides warnings, zooms in on beaches

Witness said man left police with no choice in shooting

A man who was shot by a police officer Tuesday in downtown…

Don’t stop to smell the roses | Island Scanner

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

Sculpture becomes Oak Harbor’s newest entry piece

Drivers heading in and out of Oak Harbor on Highway 20 may…

Penn Cove a challenging course for Race Week sailors

35th annual Oak Harbor event a mix of tense days, toga nights

Man shot by officer in Oak Harbor was armed, police say

A man who was shot by a police officer today in downtown…

Two of Whidbey’s funeral homes closed

Two of the four funeral homes on Whidbey Island closed last Friday.…

Penn Cove a challenging course for Race Week sailors

35th annual Oak Harbor event a mix of tense days, toga nights

Indecent exposer sent to prison

An Oak Harbor man convicted of exposing himself to a teenager at…

Man alleged to have destroyed two homes charged with first degree arson

The man accused of starting a fire that burned two homes was…

Serial rapist from Oak Harbor making Tacoma his new home

A serial rapist who terrorized Oak Harbor in the early 1990s has…

Race Week celebrates its 35th year in Oak Harbor

Sailboats soon to be skimming Whidbey waters

Program feeding children during summer months

Kids of all ages ran around Crescent Harbor Elementary’s playground June 29,…

Coast Guard to conduct training July 12-13

U.S. Coast Guard will conduct training July 12-13 at Naval Air Station…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Arson suspect suffered from mental health issues, police say

A man suspected of starting a fire that destroyed two homes on…

State budget bringing property tax increases

Property owners within the Oak Harbor School District can expect to see…

WhidbeyHealth delays opening of new addition

Last-minute inspections still needed

Highway paving moving to Coupeville area

The Coupeville area will be the sight of flaggers, orange cones and…

Arson suspected in fire that destroyed house on South Whidbey

A South Whidbey man is suspected of starting a fire that reduced…

Runway at NAS Whidbey closed for repairs

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island reports that routine annual repairs to Runway…

Council adopts amendment to spare oak tree

Oak Harbor council members passed an ordinance amendment last week to save…