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“I do think we have a long road ahead of us,” said a regional economist.
The number of vaccinated people in Island County is slightly less than the state average.
It’s ridiculous that people can’t eat inside restaurants in Island County, which has largely maintained low COVID-19 infection rates, while restaurant customers are joyfully chowing… Continue reading
Whidbey Homeless Coalition has plans to turn a former church into a 35-bed shelter.
Voters who live in North Whidbey will decide whether to return to the dark ages of the Oak Harbor school district. There was a time,… Continue reading
Island Scanner Jan. 2-8.
Dr. Howard Leibrand is the third health officer in Island County in a month.
A governmental body dedicated to protecting dirt and natural resources has an election Feb. 2.
Island Scanner Dec. 25 - Jan. 1.
Island County commissioners are upset about where certain groups fall in the vaccination phases.
The bill would allow indoor dining, gyms and social gatherings to resume, all with safety protocols
The woman was arrested on suspicion of assault in the first degree, a domestic violence crime.
An Anacortes business owner reported the truck as stolen. It was found at the Oak Harbor Walmart.
The two have had a tense relationship for years.
The woman is suing the car-for-hire company over an injury that occurred in Oak Harbor in 2018.
The 35-year-old woman died at the scene of the accident on Dec. 18.
An angry and violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters were still in the midst of a deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol when a… Continue reading
Most crime fell, but 911 calls for mental health crises and sexual assaults grew in 2020.
Dr. Lindquist has been serving on an emergency basis since Dec. 31 and will continue until Jan. 20.
Mary Engle said she hasn’t decided whether she will seek the position on a permanent basis.