Island County Public Works head earns award for second time

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 7:00AM updated Jun 23, 2016 at 2:02PM

Bill Oakes has been building things for as long as he can remember. In college, radio-controlled airplanes held his fascination, and the act of bringing many pieces together to form a functioning whole fueled his passion for something greater — engineering.

Oak Harbor couple gets $460,000 lottery surprise

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 11:41AM

Penny and Scott Baldwin of Oak Harbor have plans after winning $460,000 in Washington Lottery’s Hit 5 game.

Oak Harbor Main Street Assoc. launching Sunday market on July 4

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 7:00AM

Oak Harbor Main Street Association announced it is launching a Sunday market downtown.

Navy base open house on Saturday

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 7:00AM

The public is invited to attend an open house at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island at Ault Field 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Submissions sought for Whidbey cookbook

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 6:00AM

Whidbey News Group is accepting entries now for a new Whidbey Island Community Cookbook.

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