Business

New cellular sales store opens in Oak Harbor

Cellular Sales, the largest independent Verizon Wireless retailer by volume, has opened a new store in Oak Harbor as part of its expansion in Washington… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2018

 

Whidbey Golf Club board names new officers

Whidbey Golf Club’s board of trustees met Nov. 30 and elected new officers and jobs for 2019. Elected were: John Geragotelis, president; Dave Acton, vice… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2018

 

Hits lead to drop in WhidbeyHealth Sept. revenue

WhidbeyHealth suffered an unplanned budget hit, making September “not such a good month,” Ron Telles, chief financial officer, said at a recent meeting. Also, patient… Continue reading

 

Oak Harbor Motors holds food drive for Help House

Oak Harbor Motors is aiming to “drive out hunger” in its first-ever food drive. Through the month of November, the dealership is hosting a “Stuff-A-Truck”… Continue reading

Photo by The Everett Herald / 2016
                                Todd Morrow

Island Transit board names choice for executive director

Island Transit’s board of directors picked as its new executive director an Everett native who dedicated much of his life to transit management and charity.… Continue reading

Photo by The Everett Herald / 2016
                                Todd Morrow

Cascade Insurance merges with Leavitt Group Northwest

Leavitt Group has announced that Cascade Insurance Agency has affiliated and merged operations with Leavitt Group Northwest. Cascade Insurance Agency’s Shelli Trumbull joined Sue Blouin… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Cary Anderson Team of Keller Williams donates curriculum

The Cary Anderson Team of Keller Williams is donating Ramsey Solutions’ Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum to Oak Harbor High School. Foundations in Personal Finance… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018

Whidbey Community Foundation awards grants to nonprofits

On Oct. 10, the Whidbey Community Foundation distributed grants to 13 nonprofits serving Whidbey Island, as part of its first annual Grant Cycle. The Whidbey… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018
Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times. Lynn Hyde stands inside the Haller House, a historic home that her nonprofit group recently purchased in order to preserve it.

Group inks deal for one of state’s oldest homes

Nonprofit buys historic Haller House

Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times. Lynn Hyde stands inside the Haller House, a historic home that her nonprofit group recently purchased in order to preserve it.

Furry friends attend doggy daycare

‘Some people call me a hippy dog trainer’

Noe Jose Cafe: Where friends and family eat

Mom’s the secret sauce at brothers’ Oak Harbor restaurant

Posh Puppies takes home top dog grooming salon for Best of Whidbey

Oak Harbor’s grooming salon Posh Puppies has grown since it first opened in November last year and is showing no signs of slowing down. This… Continue reading

Photo by Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News Group
                                Island County Sheriff Mark Brown stands in front of the law and justice center.

Sheriff Brown will walk off into sunset

Island County Sheriff Mark Brown’s career in law enforcement will come to in end in a few months after 44 years on the job. Brown… Continue reading

Photo by Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News Group
                                Island County Sheriff Mark Brown stands in front of the law and justice center.

South Whidbey’s Island Herb focuses on community, employees

In a blooming market of recreational cannabis retailers, Island Herb continues to stand out by “not just doing the minimum,” according to general manager Eric… Continue reading

Whidbey Island Bagel Company voted the best

When John Auburn opened a second Whidbey Island Bagel Factory in Oak Harbor, it meant adapting to a new market. That meant customizing the menu… Continue reading

Heaping slices of awesome

Whidbey Pies Cafe named as best pie in Washington

County clarifies winery, brewery, distillery code

After decades without clear definitions in its code, Island County has adopted new language to address wineries, cideries, breweries and distilleries in rural zones. The… Continue reading

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Oak Harbor High School grad starts career at bank

Peoples Bank announced the appointment of JAHLEEL VESTER as real estate loan representative at the Oak Harbor Financial Center. Vester earned a bachelor’s degree in… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018
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Nonprofit opens doors at new, larger location

Garage of Blessings now has more space than it ever has before, and with that space will come more services than it has ever provided.… Continue reading

Town makes changes to 2 percent funds process

The Town of Coupeville voted Tuesday to make a few minor changes to the town’s allocation process for the 2 percent Lodging Tax Revenue grant… Continue reading