Roller Barn gets fresh coat from Sherwin-Williams

Dave Hume, who works at Oak Harbor’s Sherwin-Williams store, said the store made a commitment in recent years to increase its efforts to give back to the community. - Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times
  • May 27, 2015 at 3:00PM

You can hardly walk into Oak Harbor’s Roller Barn without noticing the faded red paint chipping from its rough exterior. Tony Maggio is aware of the painting need there yet must crane his neck to size up the project’s scope.


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Island County detective talks technology risks with teens

  • May 20, 2015 at 5:00AM

Earlier this year, a 15-year-old boy at South Whidbey High School was caught allegedly taking photos up girls’ skirts with a cell phone. Around Christmastime last year, a 16-year-old Oak Harbor boy wrote a message on Facebook, apparently as a prank, threatening to shoot up a dance at North Whidbey Middle School, according to court documents.

Langley shop offers taste of finer things

  • May 20, 2015 at 3:00AM

Kate Johnson considers herself a novice, a neophyte when it comes to fine wines, craft beer and cider, cheese and cured meats. Perhaps in the context of standing next to a career charcuterie expert or a master sommelier, she is indeed a neophyte. For the majority of her customers at The Tipsy Gourmet, she’s a wealth of information and insight into flavor and taste.

Oak Harbor reaches new high with store

  • May 13, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 15, 2015 at 12:37PM

Kaleafa, Oak Harbor’s first recreational marijuana retailer, is hoping to change the face of pot consumption.

Skagit Cycle to join businesses on Pioneer Way

  • May 6, 2015 at 4:00AM updated May 7, 2015 at 12:26PM

Gary Santiago’s passion for cycling goes back to his childhood.


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