oak harbor

Man accused of setting van on fire because of dog

The van’s owner said he owed the man thousands of dollars for a German shepherd and drugs.



New stabilization center aims for January opening

Island County’s new facility will help people with mental health and substance use issues.


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Restaurant owner aims to make her children proud

Yolanda Rodarte just wanted to make her daughter proud, so she opened a restaurant. Rodarte knew she wanted to own her own restaurant, and her… Continue reading


News-Times launches improved website, new civil commenting

New www.whidbeynewstimes.com cleaner, easier to read, more mobile friendly

Oak Harbor Main Street hires executive director

As she sat on a bench on a gusty Friday morning in Oak Harbor, Melissa Riker recognized the importance of her role to breath new… Continue reading