Jessie Stensland

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

Plane crash claims Oak Harbor woman

An Oak Harbor woman was killed Saturday afternoon when an experimental aircraft crashed nose first in a field just south of Stanwood city limits.The Snohomish… Continue reading

Sailor charged in club shooting

Two injured, including himself


Police watch highway closely

Transient accused of stalking woman

A 41-year-old transient is accused of stalking a woman at the Oak Harbor Wal-Mart, according to court documents.Brian Kiger pleaded not guilty in Island County… Continue reading

Suspect sought in retirement center thefts

A 27-year-old man accused of stealing prescription medicine from residents of a retirement center is wanted on a $10,000 bench warrant, according to court documents.Prosecutors… Continue reading

Airplane crash victim identified

A 34-year-old Oak Harbor woman killed in an airplane accident near Stanwood Feb. 16 was identified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner as Carri Enquist.Enquist,… Continue reading