Jessie Stensland

Blazing Charger leads to charges

Two Oak Harbor residents are accused of conspiring to torch a car in order to collect insurance money, according to court documents.Prosecutors charged Tyneeta Silmon,… Continue reading

Slowik prepares to govern

Now that Jim Slowik apparently won a hard-fought campaign to become Oak Harbor mayor, he has a couple of months to prepare for the real… Continue reading

Paramedic hacker faces years in prison

Used hospital’s computer system

Ruling makes tax hikes easier

In Oak Harbor, it's up to the City Council

Haunted house thief materializes

Police say the man who stole the cash box from Boys and Girls Club’s haunted house just before Halloween turned himself in to police last… Continue reading

Scratching car sends man to jail

A 59-year-old Langley man accused of scratching an elderly man’s car at Whidbey General Hospital was sentenced to jail, according to court documents.As part of… Continue reading

Council pauses video decision

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council decided to pass on the decision of whether to videotape and broadcast workshops or other committee meetings.By a… Continue reading

Oak Harbor family burgled while in bed

A brazen burglar entered the home of an Oak Harbor family Sunday night while the family of six were in bed.In fact, Mesha Fain said… Continue reading

Shuttle owners protest city grant

Service from base to airport at issue

Top sewer plant choice on the Seaplane Base

Windjammer Park finishes second

Windjammer results seen as lacking

Having completed his $135,000 contract, consultant Tom Beckwith made his final presentation to the Oak Harbor City Council last week on the progress he made… Continue reading

Storm debris costs set in stone

Customers will have to pay

Foster parents needed on island

Many kids must be sent elsewhere

Parents brace for possible school strike

While students may be ecstatic about the prospect of schools closing, parents possibly left in the lurch may not be so happy about the idea.Oak… Continue reading

Islanders flock to caucuses: Dems favor Obama

Democratic organizers were expecting a healthy 250 or so people to show up for the North Whidbey caucus Saturday.They got twice that.In a reflection of… Continue reading

Theft from union charged

County fires road worker

Judge takes a bite out of crime

A 20-year-old Oak Harbor man is not supposed to bite people.Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock recently set Jaquan Wilson’s bail at $2,500 and took the… Continue reading

Woman allegedly threatened with knife

A 34-year-old Oak Harbor man is facing charges for allegedly threatening to kill his girlfriend with a knife, according to court documents.Prosecutors charged Larry Gaspar… Continue reading

Life rafts for all

Steilacoom II is only ferry fully equipped

Suspect denies sexual assault

A 26-year-old Oak Harbor man could face more than five years in prison for allegedly sexually assaulting a friend, according to court documents.Prosecutors charged Daniel… Continue reading