Kate Daniel

Oak Harbor family welcomes baby girl on Oct. 20

Tony and Amy Peplinski are proud to announce the birth of there first granddaughter. Alondra Damiana was born to Andrew and Atylana at 11:45 p.m.… Continue reading


Oak Harbor professor attends royal wedding

Oak Harbor’s Bernd Fischer serves as consultant to Albanian prince, attends royal wedding


Gloria Koll pens novel based on family stories, history.

From the fjords of Vestlandet to the plains of the Midwest, thousands of Norwegian immigrants bid farewell to their family, home and country and set… Continue reading


Monte Johnson

Monte Johnson of Coupeville passed away Oct. 15, 2016. He was born in 1928 to Mont and Violet Johnson of Carney, Okla. Monte moved at… Continue reading

Many on Whidbey show support for re-election of Woodrow Wilson

100 years ago 1916 — Oak Harbor News n A well-known Native American pioneer woman known as “Squinty” died in Coupeville of lingering consumption. Squinty,… Continue reading

Helga C. Bryant: July 2, 1939 – Oct. 6, 2016

Helga Catharine Bryant, born Sunday, July 2, 1939, in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Ruth L. Jacobson: Nov. 5,1921-Oct. 11,2016

Ruth L. Jacobson was granted her angel wings on Oct. 11, 2016, at home surrounded by loving family.

Dean Richard Eyler: Dec. 12, 1927 – Oct. 1, 2016

Dean Richard Eyler, born Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1927, in Peoria, Ill., to Earl and Ida (Pruitt) Eyler.

John Leroy Willoughby: June 7, 1934 – Oct. 4, 2016

John Leroy Willoughby passed away Oct. 4, 2016, in Seattle at the age of 82.

Linda Kay Fritsch: March 14, 1956 – Sept. 24, 2016

Linda Kay Fritsch died peacefully Sept. 24, 2016, in Seattle, Wash., at the age of 60.

Cultivating creativity at painting parties

Amy Hauser has made a career of empowering others. For the past 30 years, she has helped patients to overcome physical limitations through her work… Continue reading

Loakal Public House opens Saturday

The Loakal Public House aims to be a little bit of everything: family-friendly eatery, pub, live entertainment hotspot. But there’s one thing owners Kory Dyer… Continue reading