Jessie Stensland

Jessie posted 416 stories to South Whidbey Record.
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Clinton man charged in sword incident

A Clinton man is facing charges for allegedly trying to to push…

  • Jul 15th, 2017 4:00pm

Only funeral home on South Whidbey closes

The only funeral home on South Whidbey closed Friday. Services Corporation International,…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 10:00am

Man shot by officer in Oak Harbor was armed, police say

A man who was shot by a police officer Tuesday in downtown…

  • Jul 14th, 2017 2:20pm

American Health Care Act is terrorism by Republicans

Editor; I need to get a point across to Republicans and the…

  • Jul 10th, 2017 11:09am

NAS Whidbey SAR team rescues kayaker in Dugualla Bay

A Whidbey Island kayaker may owe his life to a sharp-eyed member…

  • Jul 8th, 2017 10:00am

New, redesigned bus routes come to South End

More runs, a newly designed route for businesses and doctors’ offices and…

  • Jun 30th, 2017 6:00pm

Serial rapist moves to Tacoma

A serial rapist who terrorized Oak Harbor in the early 1990s has…

  • Jun 28th, 2017 12:00pm

EDITORIAL | Deep cuts to Medicaid are a bad medicine for hospitals

Proposed cuts to Medicaid under the U.S. Senate’s health care bill are…

  • Jun 24th, 2017 6:30am

Freeland driver charged in road rage incident

An 88-year-old Freeland man got so mad at a tailgater that he…

  • Jun 27th, 2017 6:51am

Don’t forget new Whidbey fireworks rules are in effect, sheriff warns

The fireworks season on Whidbey begins next week in Oak Harbor, but…

  • Jun 24th, 2017 6:00am

VIEWPOINT | Ryan’s House shouldn’t mix young adults, children

By SHERIFF MARK BROWN There’s been a lot of media attention focused…

  • Jun 14th, 2017 6:30am

Saving a life is an island-wide effort in Coupeville

An Eagle Scout project from nine years ago was one of many…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 6:27pm

Murderer will return after winning part of appeal

An Oak Harbor man who killed his two grandfathers in 2011 and…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 1:12pm

Commissioners make grant for trail contingent on jet-noise statement

A project to build a portion of a trail system in Central…

  • Jun 9th, 2017 6:00pm

EDITORIAL | Rememeber to salute those who sacrificed for us

Though most people would probably vote for Fourth of July, a good…

  • May 27th, 2017 6:30am

Ryan’s House may lose grant over minor debate

A non-profit organization that serves homeless youth on Whidbey Island may lose…

  • May 27th, 2017 6:00am

Clinton deer abuser sent to jail

A Clinton man who broke a fawn’s pelvis with his bare hands…

  • May 24th, 2017 8:00am

Therapist pleads to indecent exposure

A therapist who was caught in a compromising position at Deception Pass…

  • May 20th, 2017 2:00pm

Oak Harbor police find stabbing is possibly self-inflicted

Investigators are continuing to look into an unusual incident Monday night that…

  • May 17th, 2017 10:00am

EDITORIAL | WhidbeyHealth CEO’s goals should be clear

The WhidbeyHealth hospital board handed hospital CEO Geri Forbes a $70,000 bonus,…

  • May 17th, 2017 6:30am

Island County deputy’s guild lawsuit finally heads to trial

After five years, a lawsuit between Island County and the Island County…

  • May 12th, 2017 4:00pm

Volunteers for NAS Whidbey environmental board wanted

Environmental issues are a hot topic surrounding Naval Air Station Whidbey Island…

  • May 10th, 2017 8:00am

South Whidbey teens charged in car-theft spree

Two South Whidbey teenagers’ vehicle-stealing-and-joyriding spree on March 21 and 22 ended…

  • May 9th, 2017 6:00pm

A trip to Gitmo: prosecutor attends hearing of alleged USS Cole terrorist

From behind triple-pane glass at the back of an enormous courtroom, Island…

  • May 6th, 2017 6:00am

Island Transit reaches contract with union

Island Transit finally has a contract with bus operators and dispatchers. The…

  • May 3rd, 2017 10:00am

Island Transit bus route changes set to begin July 1

Bus routes on Whidbey and Camano Islands will change at the beginning…

  • May 3rd, 2017 8:00am

Former Island County Jail deputies appear in court on charges of falsifying logs

Two former Island County corrections deputies accused of forging jail records after…

  • Apr 28th, 2017 6:00pm

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