Jessie Stensland

Rascally Freeland rabbit found in time for Easter Sunday

They call him Rat. He chases balls like a dog and uses a litter box like a cat. He demands attention like a toddler and sometimes seems to think he’s a person.

Judge keeps Freeland kidnapping suspect in jail

A 22-year-old Greenbank man accused of kidnapping and rape likely won’t be getting out of jail anytime soon.

Whidbey teen gets maximum sentence of five years, eight months

A deep sense of sorrow permeated a crowded courtroom in Coupeville Friday afternoon as a young woman who killed three of her best friends in a drinking-and-driving accident learned her fate.

Whidbey murder suspects trade trial dates

Two men accused of murder have swapped trial dates in Island County Superior Court.

Victim’s sister petitions court for DUI talks

The sister of one of the three young men killed in a drinking-and-driving crash on South Whidbey last year wants the 18-year-old driver to give impact presentations aimed at preventing more victims in the future.

Former attorney Moote pleads guilty, assets go to victims

A former Freeland attorney pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to embezzling more than $1 million from his clients through a mail fraud scheme.

Man charged with abducting Freeland woman, child

A 22-year-old man accused of abducting a South Whidbey woman and her child from their home last week has been charged with a long list of crimes, including kidnapping and rape.

Army buddies in Iraq cause trouble on South End

Two buddies who served in the Army together in Iraq moved to South Whidbey intending to help the grandmother of one of the men save her farm.

Teen driver who killed three to plead guilty Monday

COUPEVILLE — The teenaged girl who was behind the wheel in a car accident that killed three young men on South Whidbey last November is pleading guilty to the charges against her, according to the Island County Prosecutor’s Office.