Jessie Stensland

States must find gun regulation compromise

When he was a candidate for president, Donald Trump promised to do the seemingly impossible if elected. He said he would negotiate with the NRA… Continue reading

 

Rick Almberg

To nobody’s surprise, city’s sewer rates on the high end

Due to low-interest-rate loans, Oak Harbor’s projected sewer rates aren’t going to increase despite the estimated cost of the new sewage treatment plant ballooning by… Continue reading

 

Van driver accused of ramming pickup truck

The driver of a van is accused of chasing a down a car and ramming it multiple times in the Oak Harbor area, according to… Continue reading

 

Council declines to intervene for Wright’s Crossing

A developer with plans to build a large housing development south of Oak Harbor wants the city of Oak Harbor on his side. During a… Continue reading

Deputy justified in fatal shooting, prosecutor finds

A deputy was justified in fatally shooting Navy sailor Nicholas K. Perkins during a police standoff on North Whidbey Sept. 17, 2017, the Island County… Continue reading

Projected cost of sewage treatment plant increases to $142 million

Estimated cost for Oak Harbor’s sewage treatment plant under construction in Windjammer Park recently jumped by $20 million. The Oak Harbor mayor and city council… Continue reading

Man accused of voyeurism in Walmart bathroom

An Oak Harbor man was arrested for allegedly masturbating while looking at a girl in the Walmart women’s bathroom, according to a police report. Sean… Continue reading

Man arrested for pawning stolen student robotics club’s telescope

A man faces a felony charge after getting caught pawning a telescope that had been stolen from a children’s underwater robotics club on South Whidbey.… Continue reading

Caregiver sent to prison for stealing from elderly woman

An Oak Harbor woman was sent to prison this week for stealing thousands of dollars and a car from an elderly woman she was supposed… Continue reading

Dumping suspect acts out in court

A South Whidbey man who made headlines years ago was back in court Thursday and causing trouble. Curtis Leonard made a preliminary appearance in Island… Continue reading

Sex offender moving into Oak Harbor

A Level 2 sex offender will be living on the 700 block of Southwest Sixth Avenue in Oak Harbor, according to the Island County Sheriff’s… Continue reading

OHHS student accused of bringing BB gun to school

A 16-year-old student was arrested at Oak Harbor High School this morning for bringing a BB gun to school, according to the Oak Harbor Police… Continue reading

Oak Harbor asks residents to reduce water use after sewage overflow

The City of Oak Harbor is asking residents to reduce nonessential water use after a sewage overflow, according to a press release. The “relatively minor”… Continue reading

Admiralty Head Lighthouse to get facelift

One of the most famous buildings on Whidbey Island is going to get gussied up, if everything goes as planned. Alex McMurry, historic preservation planner… Continue reading

North Whidbey, Anacortes hit with power outage

The failure of a “hot tap line” caused power outages in the entire city of Anacortes and parts of North Whidbey Sunday, according to a… Continue reading

Accused burglar claims ‘Hobo Law’

A South Whidbey woman who was living at a Lone Lake vacation home without permission told people she was allowed to stay there under “Hobo… Continue reading

Main Street director outlines new path

An energetic new executive director of the Oak Harbor Main Street organization and an active board are working to build a busier and more attractive… Continue reading

State may build roundabout at Banta Road

The state and the Navy partnered to obtain a $2 million grant to fix a troublesome intersection on North Whidbey. While there are a couple… Continue reading

Richard Clyde

Langley icon, Richard Clyde, dies at age 92

Richard Clyde was an honest man, well known in Langley for running a garage and being a pillar of the community. He was also an… Continue reading

Richard Clyde

Woman allegedly assaulted man with Yankee Candle

An Oak Harbor woman could face prison time for assaulting a man with a Yankee Candle and violating a court order, according to court documents.… Continue reading