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Oak Harbor police chief resigns after investigation by mayor

The Oak Harbor police chief has resigned after the mayor conducted an investigation into problems at the department, interviewed 33 current and former members of the force and concluded that it is “broken.”

Date: 05/22/2016 | Local News

Missing 95-year-old man found safe

UPDATE: He had been found safe as of 1 p.m.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Local News

Oak Harbor police chief who left gun in restroom resigns

OAK HARBOR — The Oak Harbor police chief who left his gun in a public restroom has resigned. KIRO-TV reported Chief Ed Green gained public attention when he left his gun inside the bathroom of a local grocery store in March.

Date: 05/18/2016 | Northwest

Coupeville woman dies in 2-car crash near Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — An 18-year-old Coupeville woman was killed early Monday in a crash near Oak Harbor.

Date: 05/03/2016 | Local News

Thief steals tentacle of controversial kraken sculpture

It could be a difficult case to crack.One of the city of Oak Harbor's most controversial pieces of artwork has been de-tentacled.Someone has stolen the tentacle from the kraken sculpture.The Oak Harbor Police, notified Tuesday of the theft by a city...

Date: 04/23/2016 | Local News

Man found guilty in friend's shooting death, assaulting witness

OAK HARBOR — Christopher Malaga is guilty of shooting his friend in the face and killing him over a petty grievance in October of 2014.An Island County Superior Court jury on Thursday found Malaga guilty of the first-degree murder of Oak Harbor resident Adam Garcia,...

Date: 03/19/2016 | Local News

Rehab center proposed for Oak Harbor waterfront

Prime waterfront property adjoining historical downtown Oak Harbor would become home to a three-level, 60,000-square-foot rehab center, with offices, retail space and a restaurant, under a plan put forward last month by an Anacortes man who runs four other health care facilities.

Date: 03/08/2016 | Business

Navy considers ‘non-invasive’ SEAL training on Whidbey Island

OAK HARBOR — The Navy is considering using sites around the Puget Sound, including Whidbey Island, to train special forces SEAL teams.

Date: 01/17/2016 | Local News

Reward offered for tips about who's setting fire to Navy housing

Officials are offering a reward of $10,000 for tips that lead to the arrest and conviction of the arsonist setting fires to Navy homes in Oak Harbor."We take any threat to our families and loved ones very seriously," said Capt. Michael Nortier, Whidbey Island...

Date: 01/11/2016 | Local News

Whidbey Island murder case

Teen suspect fights unsuccessfully for bail

Date: 12/17/2015 | Local News

Life's a bowl of Cheerios

Photographer captures General Mills' eye

Date: 11/19/2015 | Local News

Trio arrested in Whidbey teen's death

OAK HARBOR — A 17-year-old boy shot Wednesday morning has died of his injuries and three other young people were under arrest in connection with his death.

Date: 11/14/2015 | Sirens

Boy, 17, in intensive care after shooting near Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — A 17-year-old boy was shot Wednesday morning at a home north of Oak Harbor.He was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and was listed Thursday in serious condition in intensive care. The Island County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

Everett motorcyclist hurt in crash on Whidbey Island

OAK HARBOR — An Everett man was listed in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after his motorcycle collided with a car north of Oak Harbor on Thursday.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Local News

97-year-old Whidbey Island car-accident victim identified

OAK HARBOR — The Washington State Patrol has identified the 97-year-old woman killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Oak Harbor.Edna Blackwood of Oak Harbor died when her Honda Accord collided with a pickup truck on Highway 20 at Frostad Road about five miles north of town.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Local News

97-year-old woman killed in crash near Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — A 97-year-old Oak Harbor woman was killed in a Wednesday morning crash on Highway 20 near town.The accident occurred just after 9 a.m. at Frostad Road, Washington State Patrol trooper Mark Francis said.

Date: 10/14/2015 | Local News

What it takes to sell cakes

How one woman set up a home business

Date: 10/01/2015 | Business

54-year-old Oak Harbor man killed in dune buggy crash

LYMAN — The Washington State Patrol says a 54-year-old Oak Harbor man was killed in dune buggy crash east of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, on Saturday afternoon.KOMO-TV reported the crash happened on a Forest Service road just south of Lyman in Skagit County.

Date: 07/19/2015 | Northwest

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