Jessie Stensland

Rape charge dismissed against man, 35, in Freeland case

Prosecutors recently dismissed charges against a 35-year-old man accused of raping a woman …

 

Police officer, retired educator vie for House seat

House race between Breevoort, Hayes has been civil but engaging…

 

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 …

 

Island County’s toad protection lacking, state board rules

Island County needs to do a better job of protecting the western toad, a state board recently …

Island County officials await Supreme Court decision on private attorneys

For 111 years, a law that allows county commissioners to hire private attorneys has gone unchallenged. It took a group of stubborn Island County elected… Continue reading

Housing, Navy jet noise among key issues for commissioner candidates

Two Oak Harbor residents with very different backgrounds and personalities are…

Beach access trial delayed; both sides agree not to talk to press

So far, the case hasn’t gone Island County’s way, with prosecutors losing two motions for summary judgment