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Seaplane flying in for NAS Whidbey open house

Whidbey Island residents may notice something a little different in the skies…

Ordinance to save oak tree moves forward

A proposed ordinance amendment created to save one Garry oak tree from…

Oak Harbor High School band to get new duds

Oak Harbor High School band students won’t have to wear torn and…

Parks board to discuss swim team dissolution Thursday

North Whidbey Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners will hold a special…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Town Council approves new sign code

After months of work and review, Coupeville Town Council last week approved…

Town looking to open 2 percent fund application process

The application process for 2 percent funds will be more open and…

Four Larsen nominations accept academy offers

Congressman Rick Larsen announced that four Island County students he nominated to…

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Severns named Main Street president

Rhonda Severns, the wife of Oak Harbor’s mayor, is the new president…

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Hundreds peer out at historic Parade of Sail breezing by

Tall ships capture the imagination, celebrate voyage of 1792

Ebey’s Trail grant approval veers off course

Long-winded jet noise debate flies again at county meeting

County officials brace for state budget crisis crunch

State lawmakers delay could to lead lay-offs, program cuts

U.S. Attorney recommends 8-year sentence for former police officer

The U.S. Attorney’s Office recommends that a former Oak Harbor police officer…

Driver in chase alleged he acted under gun threat

The driver of a car that eluded police and crashed into another…

Cougar reported in city | Island Scanner

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

No flight operations scheduled June 18-24

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air…

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Aging well on Whidbey

Living the long life on the long island

WhidbeyHealth new addition to open July 7

Transferring of patients planned with military precision

WhidbeyHealth passes its 2016 financial physical

Independent audit finds no flaws or fixes needed

Salute to Coupeville’s Class of 2017

Clay Reilly gave so many hugs after the graduation ceremony at Coupeville…

Oak Harbor grads urged to realize their great potential

Potential. That was the word. It seemed to paint itself across every…

Fire station tours to give public a glimpse of proposed renovation

Ed Hartin can talk for hours about the improvements that Central Whidbey…

Audubon society gives conservation scholarships

Two Coupeville High School graduates are among the awardees receiving scholarships from…

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Saving a life is a group effort in Coupeville

An Eagle Scout project from 9 years ago was one of many…

UPDATED: OLF flight operations scheduled June 12-14

UPDATE: Field Carrier Landing Practice operations are now scheduled for late morning…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

OHHS program helps disabled students transition to life after high school

Lucas Etzell answered the phone and carried on a polite conversation before…

Murderer will return after winning part of appeal

An Oak Harbor man who killed his two grandfathers in 2011 and…

Permits moving along for school grandstand construction

Coupeville Town Council approved a Conditional Use Permit for the school district…

Road work to delay traffic along State Road 525

Repaving will reduce traffic to one lane

Countywide recycling being revisited

Idea for rural voluntary curbside pickup gets recycled

Police chase ends with crash in Oak Harbor | Updated

A police chase through Oak Harbor today ended with a crash at…

Father, son haircuts take on a new meaning at Relay for Life

Mollie Brodt attends Oak Harbor’s Relay for Life each year to lop…

Introducing Coupeville High School’s Top 10

Growing up together in a small, rural town, students at Coupeville High…

Oak Harbor Public Schools considers new buildings

Oak Harbor Public Schools contracted with NAC Architecture to conduct a long-range…

Oak Harbor student pleads guilty to hate crime

An Oak Harbor High School student was sentenced Monday for committing a…

Naked jumping jacks observed | Island Scanner

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

Expanding access for outdoor pursuits part of the plan

Bridge-to-Boat trail updates set for June

Greenbank man hopes to be Seattle mayor

Fifteen years ago, Thom Gunn wrote a column for the Seattle Times…

Town, Lions dedicate renovated kitchen shelter

Members of the community gathered Wednesday to celebrate and dedicate the renovation…

State panel proposing hike in ferry fares

A state panel took the first step to hiking fares on Washington…

Parade of tall ships to pass through Admiralty Inlet June 13

During a lifetime spent on Ebey’s Prairie, Roger Sherman can’t recall seeing…