Jessie Stensland

City Council choices cut to 3

Caravan, Dudley, Severns make finals

Hefty Ecology fines hit gravel company

Lack of paperwork cited

Warrant dogs accused thief

There’s a $5,000 warrant out on a 19-year-old Coupeville man accused of stealing frozen corn dogs.Prosecutors charged Cory Black in Island County Superior Court Jan.… Continue reading

Garbage pickup rates in county may jump

Customers of Island Disposal, Inc., may experience as much as a 77 percent increase in the cost of garbage service.The company has filed a request… Continue reading

Head-on accident, lucky drivers

A 53-year-old Oak Harbor man is being investigated for driving under the influence in connection with a dramatic, Highway 20 accident on Fidalgo Island Monday… Continue reading

Burglars used gun, charges say

Prosecutors charged two men in a Coupeville home invasion robbery attempt that was thwarted by the gutsy victims last month, according to court documents.Keith Wheeler,… Continue reading

Prisoner faces more sex charges

A 36-year-old former Oak Harbor man who is serving a prison term for the sexual exploitation of a minor has been charged with more counts… Continue reading

Poseidon adventure begins in 2012

Air station will need fewer people

Identity theft suspect identified

A detective with the Oak Harbor Police is asking the public for help finding a 48-year-old woman who is a suspect in at least 10… Continue reading

Shooting suspect charged

A 26-year-old Oak Harbor man accused in a Feb. 3 shooting outside a downtown Oak Harbor night club is facing assault charges.Prosecutors charged Vincent Harrison… Continue reading

Prosecutor accused of defamation

A woman who won a $300,000 settlement against Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks last year has threatened him with litigation again.Former deputy prosecutor Amy Dempsey’s… Continue reading

Longoria, Brown recognized for lifesaving traffic plan

Two long-time buddies received a state award for helping to make the roads of Island County a safer place.Under the state’s Target Zero program, the… Continue reading

Enhanced charge could mean prison

An 18-year-old Oak Harbor woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend could end up in prison, according to court documents.Colleen Kenimond, the Island County chief criminal… Continue reading

One injured in South Whidbey car accident

Two well-known members of the Freeland community were involved in a high-speed, alcohol-related accident on South Whidbey Tuesday night, according to State Patrol Sgt. Jason… Continue reading

Audit finds no problems in sewer dispute

State investigated Dillard’s snafu

Suspect in robbery charged

A 23-year-old Coupeville man accused of attempting to rob a woman at gunpoint in her home March 11 confessed to the crime and helped a… Continue reading

Jury hung in child rape trial

The chief criminal deputy prosecutor for Island County plans to retry a 35-year-old Oak Harbor man accused of raping a 4-year-old boy while the child… Continue reading

Police send out email alerts

Oak Harbor police officers are entering cyberspace to help make the community safer and more informed.

Appeals decision may net hospital $100,000

A Washington state Court of Appeals’ recent decision could mean a sizable tax refund for Whidbey General Hospital, as well as have far-reaching implications for other hospitals in the state.

A driver of a Dodge caravan walked away from an accident on Jones Road Thursday at approximately 2:15 p.m. March 20

Theft charges for transient

A 48-year-old transient woman who police asked the public to help locate is now facing a potential prison term, according to court documents.

A driver of a Dodge caravan walked away from an accident on Jones Road Thursday at approximately 2:15 p.m. March 20