Jessie Stensland

Big pigs turn on chickens | Island Scanner

Thursday, April 22 At 3:30 p.m., a caller reported that the manager of a business on Ault Field Road was having employees pour excess milk… Continue reading

Meeting set to interview three for assessor position

The Island County Republican Party Central Committee was tasked with nominating three people to replace Mary Engle, who resigned as the elected assessor earlier this year to become planning director.

County gets funds for jail, body cams, mental health

The state gave Island County more than $1.5 million for the jail, body cameras and health programs.

Clinic set to address vaccine inequity

The clinic will be held 9-11 a.m., May 6 at Island Drug in Oak Harbor.

In Our Opinion: Disputes unmask extent of misinformation, confusion about face coverings

Together with social distancing, donning a face covering is proven to be one of the most simple, low-tech and effective ways to prevent the spread… Continue reading

Man accused of fleeing scene after causing collisions

Prosecutors charged Joshua M. Johnston in Island County Superior Court April 28 with vehicular assault, felony hit and run and misdemeanor hit and run.

No-show child porn suspect sought on a $20,000 warrant

A North Whidbey man’s arraignment was scheduled for Monday, but he didn’t appear.

Online meeting for Bayview housing project May 4

A committee that’s steering an ambitious affordable housing project on South Whidbey will be explaining the proposal and gathering public input.

Island County likely to stay in Phase 3

Other counties, such as King and Snohomish, may be moving back to Phase 2.

Woman claiming exemption to mask regulations

The injunction wasn’t filed against businesses, however, but Sno-Isle Regional Libraries, Island County Health Department and WhidbeyHealth primary care.

Caller concerned seal will become a meal | Island Scanner

Island Scanner April 14-19.

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.

Deputies de-escalate encounter with a man deemed mentally ill

The man tore open a South Whidbey house with a pick axe and told police to shoot him April 20, according to court documents.

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.