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Safety is first at Oak Harbor gun club classes

Don’t point a gun at someone you don’t intend to shoot. That…

 

House movers accused of assaulting coworker

Three workers involved in moving a historic house from Oak Harbor to…

 

Man in car chase charged

A man who dragged a deputy for a short distance while trying…

 

Town proposing $8 million draft 2018 budget

Coupeville Town Council held the first of two hearings on its proposed…

Navy League to hold annual Veterans Day Program

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas will be guest speaker at…

Suspect in gas station robberies appears in court

The suspect in two armed robberies of a Clinton gas station is…

WhidbeyHealth to become training ground for future docs

Collaboration with Pacific Northwest University announced

Public invited to celebrate birthday

There probably won’t be a clown driving the bus, but some riders…

Thanks, giving at North Whidbey Community Harvest

Volunteers set to serve 3,000 free turkey dinners and 160 pies

Suspect in gas station robberies arrested

A suspect in two armed robberies of a Clinton gas station was…

More homeless seek to get out of wet and windy weather

Oak Harbor’s Haven is at ‘full tilt’ providing 30 beds nightly

Fire destroys camper trailer on Smugglers Cove

A fire destroyed a camper trailer on Smugglers Cove Road around 4:30…

WhidbeyHealth rolls out new medical equipment

State-of-the-art imaging machines secured in ‘unique’ collaboration

Growler pilot draws graffiti in the sky

It was something one might expect to see in a middle-school bathroom…

Mike Rowe, of “Dirty Jobs,” comes to Oak Harbor bearing gifts for Garage of Blessings

Kristiina Miller knew her nonprofit would be featured in some sort of…

County seeking public input on levy increase and 2018 budget

The public will have the opportunity to weigh in on a possible…

Man arrested on ferry after knife threat | Updated

A passenger on the Mukilteo-to-Clinton ferry was arrested this morning after threatening…

New $500 classical music grant announced by Arts Council, Island Consort

High school and college students eligible

  • Nov 10th, 2017

City awards $250K in lodging taxes

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council handed out $250,000 last week.…

Central Whidbey Fire bond sees landslide approval

With more than 65 percent of voters approving its bond, Central Whidbey…

Cribbage club steadfastly deals the cards every Thursday night

‘It’s a mental challenge and sometimes a verbal challenge’

Molestation suspect was previously investigated by the FBI

An Oak Harbor man who was investigated by the FBI years ago…

Whidbey sailors’ clothing, toiletry drive exceeds all expectations

On Thursday afternoon, the county Housing Support Center was overrun with clothes…

Pool programs suspending Monday with levy failure

In the wake of the levy failure, most activities at Oak Harbor’s…

Man accused of raping woman in abandoned house held on $25K bail

A man is accused of raping a woman in an abandoned house…

Second wave of votes pushes pool levy closer to approval

A second round of ballot counts late Wednesday bumped the North Whidbey…

Man pleads guilty to Camano Island murder

A 37-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the 2016 murder of a…

Wright’s Crossing proposal officially excluded from docket

The Island County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday on the…

‘Serving People in Need’ — the cycle of SPIN Cafe a tribute to compassionate community

A drop-in center for the homeless evolves over five years

Island Bohemian Cafe aims to crack the solitary artists’ life

European idea with Whidbey whimsy

Navy study finds no Whidbey housing crisis

Navy officials don’t see a housing crisis that would affect service members…

North Whidbey fire levy lift, pool levy failing

It appears that a couple of levy proposals on North Whidbey will…

Neighborhood knitter makes hats for classroom

Winter is coming, but, thanks to a local knitter, Mrs. Ching’s third-grade…

Oak Harbor Veterans Day Parade continues despite deaths

‘In her honor, I’m pushing forward’

Providing therapy on all fours in Las Vegas

‘Nitro had a lot of tears on his back’

Home of first Oak Harbor mayor moves to Coupeville

A part of Oak Harbor’s history floated away this week, but fortunately…

Housing stakeholders discuss community needs

Interviews with stakeholders regarding housing in Island County revealed the community’s desire…

Shirtless and drunk in Oak Harbor | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor…

County seeking public input on draft plan for Freeland transition

Island County Plan-ning and Community Development released the first draft for its…

Soroptimist clubs’ award deadline approaching

Helping low-income women mission of local clubs