Jessie Stensland

County survey gauges child-care needs

The county is asking parents, guardians and future parents about their child care needs.

Eden Health to take over home health services from hospital

The Whidbey Island Hospital District is discontinuing its Home Health Care program after 32 years.

Oak Harbor resident accused of hate crime

Marty Baldwin, 60, was arrested on April 16 on suspicion of assault in the fourth degree and three counts of malicious harassment.

Mass vaccine clinic Saturday at Oak Harbor High Sschool

The clinic is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Oak Harbor High School for people 16 years of age and older.

Man sentenced for sexual assaulting woman last May

The 44-year-old Oak Harbor man was sentenced to 20 months in prison.

Baristas questioned about elvish magic | Island Scanner

Island Scanner March 25 - April 13.

Island County Opportunity Council leadership transitions

Lisa Clark was the director of the Opportunity Council’s Island County office for more than 23 years.

Man, 29, killed in dirt bike accident

A 29-year-old Bellingham man died following a dirt bike accident in Clinton.

Whidbey Island man accused of dealing in child porn

A detective identified “at least 85” video files that meet the statutory description of child porn.

Witness, shell casing tie murder to Central Whidbey

A law enforcement report on the murder of a 67-year-old Whidbey Island man whose body was found in Blaine suggests that he may have been shot near the Coupeville Ferry.

Hospital to sell Bayview property with odd history

The property has dropped significantly in value since its purchase 13 years ago.

Wright’s Crossing loses 5th appeal

Wright’s Crossing’s proposed housing development south of Oak Harbor lost was blocked again.

Whidbey man shot to death in Whatcom County

Bellingham woman was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder.

Employment picture returning to normal in county

Island County unemployment is slowing returning closer to normal as pandemic restrictions ease.

Oak Harbor man charged for brandishing pellet gun

The 21-year-old man is facing a felony charge.

South Whidbey man pleads guilty to child porn charges

A 28-year-old from Clinton is facing prison time for having child pornography on an online file storage service, according to court records.

Convicted sex offender accused in Easter stabbing

The 24-year-old man is being held on $25,000 bail.

Real estate agent held without bail

An Oak Harbor man will continue to be held in jail after he allegedly violated court orders again.

Suspicious karate chopping divulged | Island Scanner

Island Scanner March 10-23.

In Our Opinion: Deer Lagoon Grange’s membership should be open to all

The Deer Lagoon Grange has become an unlikely focal point in the culture war on South Whidbey. The foofaraw began last fall when some members… Continue reading