Jessie Stensland

Jessie posted 389 stories to South Whidbey Record.
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Navy sets meeting for special operations training

Strolling along a beach at Deception Pass or South Whidbey State Park,…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017 2:00pm

Island County drug court rules medication helps with addiction

Kody Schwiger gave up everything for heroin. A low-point, he recalls, was…

  • Apr 19th, 2017 9:34am

Drug Take Back on South Whidbey set for April 29

At a time when opioid abuse is at epidemic proportions, it’s more…

  • Apr 19th, 2017 6:00am

Man faces trial after extradition to Whidbey

A former South Whidbey man accused of sexual assault is scheduled to…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 4:00pm

Accused Cascade Mall shooter found dead in Snohomish County jail

Suspected Cascade Mall shooter and Oak Harbor resident Arcan Cetin was found…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 1:45pm

Three test wells at OLF Coupeville above advisory level

Test results show that three of 27 groundwater monitoring wells at the…

  • Apr 15th, 2017 4:00pm

Reward in North Whidbey animal cruelty case increased to $15,000

The reward in a case of animal cruelty on North Whidbey was…

  • Apr 12th, 2017 12:00pm

Oak Harbor man dies in one-car accident Thursday morning

A 74-year-old Oak Harbor man died in a car accident on Highway…

  • Apr 5th, 2017 6:00am

Coupeville Middle School student accused of writing ‘hit list’

A 13-year-old student at the Coupeville Middle School was arrested Wednesday for…

  • Apr 4th, 2017 6:00pm

Ex-Oak Harbor police officer pleads to federal child porn charge

A former Oak Harbor school resource officer who exchanged sexually explicit images…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 12:00pm

Oak Harbor man arrested after accidentally shooting self near school

A 70-year-old man was arrested in Oak Harbor today for accidentally shooting…

  • Mar 15th, 2017 12:00pm

Island County health officials exonerated by state board

The state Board of Health exonerated two Island County public health officials…

  • Mar 10th, 2017 4:00pm

Dog suffers ‘massive trauma’ after being thrown from car

The Island County animal control officer is asking the public for help…

  • Mar 10th, 2017 3:49pm

OHHS scare Thursday may be linked to other bomb threats

Oak Harbor High School was one of a number of schools across…

  • Mar 4th, 2017 12:00pm

Oak Harbor man gets 18 years for child rape

An Oak Harbor man pleaded guilty to raping three young girls but…

  • Mar 1st, 2017 12:00pm

Appeals court reverses dismissal of noise-disclosure lawsuit

A lawsuit over the alleged inadequacy of jet-noise disclosures from Whidbey real…

  • Feb 25th, 2017 8:00am

Animal mutilations terrifying Whidbey Island family

A North Whidbey family is feeling terrorized by a prowler they believe…

  • Feb 25th, 2017 6:00am

State report finds link between Growlers, health problems

A Washington State Department of Health report that analyzes existing studies contradicts…

  • Feb 24th, 2017 6:00pm

Claim against Island County Sheriff’s Office settled for $1.5 million

The risk pool representing Island County recently settled a claim against the…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 4:00pm

Detectives await DNA results in possible Oak Harbor vehicular homicide

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate an unusual North…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 2:00pm

Clinton man sentenced in federal court for child porn

A former Clinton resident was sentenced in federal court this week for…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 6:00am

Freeland father, daughter plead ‘guilty’ in escrow case

A Freeland woman who ran an escrow company with her father is…

  • Feb 21st, 2017 4:00pm

Supreme Court denies commissioners’ request to reconsider

The state Supreme Court last week denied the Island County commissioners’ request…

  • Feb 15th, 2017 8:00am

I-COM receives finding in audit

The state Auditor’s Office found that I-COM dispatch center had inadequate controls…

  • Feb 15th, 2017 6:00am

Skagit County inmate recovering after suicide attempt at Island County jail

An inmate at the Island County jail who tried to killed himself…

  • Feb 14th, 2017 3:17pm

Langley woman accused of power-tool assault

A Langley woman is accused of attacking her estranged husband with a…

  • Feb 4th, 2017 10:00am

Audit shows Island Transit is on right path

More than two years down the road from financial havoc, Island Transit…

  • Jan 31st, 2017 6:00pm

Trump decisions touch Whidbey Island

For better or worse, President Donald Trump’s actions have already touched Whidbey…

  • Jan 31st, 2017 4:00pm

Investigators are looking for witnesses to pedestrian fatality

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help with…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017 2:40pm

Oak Harbor man allegedly prevented woman from calling 911

A 39-year-old Oak Harbor man is facing charges for allegedly violating a…

  • Jan 25th, 2017 4:00pm

Whidbey cited as popular ‘small town’ rental destination

Whidbey Island is a small town, entire of itself. At least that’s…

  • Jan 17th, 2017 6:00pm

Cascade Mall shooter charged with five counts of aggravated murder

Oak Harbor resident and accused Cascade Mall shooter Arcan Cetin was charged…

  • Jan 11th, 2017 10:00am

A second proposed settlement on the table in beach access lawsuit

Island County commissioners will be discussing publicly for the first time Wednesday…

  • Jan 11th, 2017 6:00am

Oak Harbor man drowns after falling from kayak

A 58-year-old Oak Harbor man died Saturday, Dec. 31 after he fell…

  • Jan 4th, 2017 2:00pm

Water testing in Coupeville results trickle in after Navy conducts its own test

The Navy’s test of the Town of Coupeville’s water came back with…

  • Jan 4th, 2017 8:00am

New area code coming in 2017 for Western Washington residents

Whidbey residents may see phone-related changes in the new year. Phone companies…

  • Dec 30th, 2016 4:00pm

Fire that killed three on North Whidbey was an accident, investigators say

A fire that claimed the lives of a mother and two children…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016 5:45pm

High court rules Island County Commissioners broke the law in hiring outside attorney

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled unanimously this week that the Island…

  • Dec 17th, 2016 6:00am

Navy confirms wells near Ault Field, OLF Coupeville contain chemicals

A water sample from a well at a former fire training area…

  • Dec 16th, 2016 4:52pm

Langley man who videotaped rape sent to prison on lengthy term

A 25-year-old Langley man who videotaped himself raping an unconscious woman at…

  • Nov 26th, 2016 2:00pm

Online threats could land Freeland man in prison for two years

A 45-year-old Freeland man may face more than two years in prison…

  • Nov 19th, 2016 2:00pm

Island County has high net wealth, low credit card debt

Island County residents are doing pretty well financially, according to reports from…

  • Nov 19th, 2016 6:00am

WEAN loses appeal of environmental regulations decision

A state board denied an environmental group’s request to reconsider parts of…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 4:00pm

State Board of Health to consider COER complaint

The Washington State Board of Health will consider in a meeting today…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 12:00pm

Beating heroin — Island County builds outreach team to combat rising South Whidbey drug problem

A trio of Island County employees from different disciplines will hit the…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 6:00am

ELECTION RESULTS: Bailey leads race for senate; HPJ, Johnson for commissioners

The incumbent candidates in state and county races affecting Whidbey Island were…

  • Nov 10th, 2016 9:18am

Navy will test wells on Whidbey for possibly hazardous contaminants

Wells near NAS Whidbey, OLF Coupeville to be tested for possibly hazardous chemical …

  • Nov 1st, 2016 4:00pm

Mall shooting suspect appears in court, waives speedy trial

Suspect mall shooter waives right to a speedy trial as investigators continue to build case…

  • Nov 1st, 2016 2:30pm

Rape charge dismissed against man, 35, in Freeland case

Prosecutors recently dismissed charges against a 35-year-old man accused of raping a woman in her Freeland home in August. The case may not be over, however. The charges were dismissed without prejudice so they can be refiled in the future if the evidence supports them, according to Island County Chief Deputy Criminal Prosecutor Eric Ohme.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 10:14pm

Bailey, Homola battle for key senate seat

A race for a state senate seat is one of the few contests that’s sparked any heat between candidates in local and state campaigns affecting Whidbey Island. It’s a particularly important race for state political parties and should also be a close one.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 2:14pm