Jessie Stensland

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

Fired deputy files complaint

Wallace wants $1.475 million from county

Bow incident called assault

By JESSIE STENSLANDStaff reporterA 46-year-old Oak Harbor man is accused of threatening his roommate with a bow and arrow, according to documents filed in Island… Continue reading

Car rolls, driver injured

A 59-year-old Oak Harbor woman who was in a rollover accident at Sharpes Corner Feb. 24 was arrested for suspicion of DUI, according to the… Continue reading

Before speed kills, neighbors want action

Jo and Jon Lacy didn’t realize that the quiet neighborhood they moved into last summer had a surprising danger.Drivers in the northwest area of Oak… Continue reading

Woman avoids prison through plea bargain

A 33-year-old former Oak Harbor woman who was charged with assaulting a man she had previously stabbed in the chest agreed to a plea bargain,… Continue reading

Strong arm robbers sought

Oak Harbor police are looking for three bandana-wearing suspects in a strong arm robbery that occurred near Kmart Monday afternoon.Just before 2 p.m., a man… Continue reading

Is 15 days enough?

Victim of thief wanted more time

Woman allegedly takes vengeance on pickup

A 30-year-old former Oak Harbor woman is accused of stealing her ex-boyfriend’s pickup and vandalizing it, according to court documents.Angela Berrios pleaded not guilty Feb.… Continue reading

ATM robbery, rumors spark fear on base

It turns out that a rumor circulating at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station about a proliferation of ATM robberies was greatly exaggerated.Law enforcement officials are… Continue reading

Four people charged with beating man

Four Oak Harbor residents are facing felony assault charges for allegedly attacking a 20-year-old man and beating him with a large stick Feb. 7, according… Continue reading

Man faces domestic violence charges

A 38-year-old Oak Harbor man pleaded not guilty in Island County Superior Court Feb. 19 to two charges involving domestic violence, according to court documents.Prosecutors… Continue reading