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Judge Alan Hancock sounded melancholy, almost apologetic, when he sentenced the man responsible for a wreck that killed one passenger and grievously injured another.
An argument that started inside an Oak Harbor nightclub ended with a serious assault in a park early Saturday morning.
A driver’s momentary distraction ended with a spectacular roll-over accident on Highway 20 near Libbey Road, Monday afternoon.
The Island County Auditor discovered a mistake on a ballot sent out early to 2,040 members of the military and their dependents.
For Island County Sheriff Mark Brown, the state Department of Corrections’ plan to release a high-risk sex offender to roam Oak Harbor homeless last May was an eye opener.
In what may be a sign of the times, a Clinton resident is accused of harboring 165 gallons of stolen diesel fuel at his home, court documents show.
A candidate for Island County commissioner is outraged that her statement in the voter’s pamphlet was truncated. And she’s not pleased with the remedy, either.
When he apologized for raping a 2-year-old girl, Jordon Baze didn’t turn around to face the small crowd that gathered in the courtroom to witness his sentencing
A prominent Oak Harbor pastor has been targeted by hoodlums purporting to represent the Ku Klux Klan.
A prominent Oak Harbor pastor has been targeted by hoodlums purporting to represent the Ku Klux Klan.Fannie Dean, long-time pastor of Unity Fellowship, said the… Continue reading
Jordon Baze didn't turn around to face the small crowd that gathered in the courtroom to witness his sentencing when he apologized for raping a… Continue reading
A man described as “Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde” by the county prosecutor is going to prison for strangling and raping his ex-girlfriend last August.
Last weekend was busy for the Oak Harbor Fire Department, with three fires to fight over three days.
The State Patrol hasn’t been able to positively identify a young man who sustained life-threatening injuries in a Highway 20 accident just before noon Tuesday.
The State Patrol hasn't been able to positively identify a young man who sustained life-threatening injuries in a Highway 20 accident just before noon Tuesday.Trooper… Continue reading
The candidate signs posted on the highways and byways of Whidbey Island are an obvious indication that the political season has come. But it’s also the season of vandals.
The on-again, off-again road construction project on Highway 20 south of Oak Harbor hit another bump in the road. Actually, it was drivers who were hitting the bump.
A 50-year-old Clinton resident who was being held in King County Jail is accused of trying to hire fellow inmates to kill his ex-wife, according to court documents.
The on-again, off-again road construction project on Highway 20 south of Oak Harbor has hit another bump in the road. Actually, it's drivers who are… Continue reading
Jean Gervais visited her daughter’s grave just prior to speaking at a sentencing hearing for the woman who got drunk and caused the fatal car wreck last year. “I just promised her I’d do everything in my power to make you understand the gravity of the situation,” the grieving mother said, addressing Coupeville resident Randi Shelton in Island County Superior Court Friday.