Business

Online rental sites reshaping Whidbey’s lodging industry

Every September, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts officials are faced with…

 

Whidbey Coffee releases bottled cold brew

Whidbey Coffee unveiled its newest enterprise this week, Beachbomber Cold Brew. “It…

 

Nichols launches National Geographic Quest cruise boat

Holmes Harbor accepted Nichols Brothers Boat Builders latest contribution to the maritime…

 

Cove Cafe owner’s menu a mix of passion, creativity

For Michele Lynn, opening The Cove Cafe is as much an adventure…

Oak Harbor Yonkman named SICBA Builder of the Year

Several Whidbey Island builders recently earned awards from the Skagit/Island Counties Builders…

Airline to serve Paine Field in Everett in 2018

In what could be a great convenience for people traveling to and…

Gene’s Art & Frame celebrates 50 years in business

Gene Phelps remembers when Oak Harbor was a quiet little town where…

More than movies at Oak Harbor Cinemas

Opera lovers sing praises of special Saturday shows

U-Haul opens at OLF Storage in Coupeville

U-Haul has come to Coupeville. OLF Storage owner Mike Syreen signed on…

Yondersea barber drops anchor in Oak Harbor

Styles from “rockabilly” to fades, tapers, wild or mild cuts offered

Nichols Brothers launches ‘heaviest vessel’ in a long time

Freeland-based Nichols Brothers’ most recently completed and heaviest vessel launched “in a…

Longtime Greenbank Farm gallery making move to Langley

Longtime Greenbank Farm tenant, the Rob Schouten Gallery, is packing up and…

Council OKs Costco store in Coupeville

Whidbey residents soon won’t have to travel off the island to stock…

No way Jose! Brothers open eatery in downtown Oak Harbor

New restaurant featuring Mom’s traditional cooking

New Oak Harbor store filled with touchable treasures

An eclectic collection of local art for hands-on shopping

McKenzie named no. 5 ‘Heroes’ affiliate nationwide

Craig McKenzie was named one of the top real estate specialists in…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Coupeville Chamber recognizes business excellence

The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce honored standout businesses and business leaders during…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Willows, wood, whimsy and award-winning garden art

Vanca Lumsden likes to say if you’re sitting on a bench made…

Penn Cove Taproom’s flagship beer a collaborative effort

The product of a joint effort between the owners of a Coupeville…

Oak Harbor’s ‘go-to-guy’ for crazy bike parts

Dean Lewis bikes to his own beat as boss

Greenbank Farm Wine Shop offers tastings, tales and tails

A mom and pop shop where daughter and dog call the shots

Chocolate Walk the hottest ticket in town

Visitors from far and wide are snatching up their tickets for the…

Oak Harbor supply store brews much more than beer

Call Terry Boese a beer man and you’d be correct. But he…

Jewelry maker merges love of history into a educational fashion line

Bayview resident Joseph Kleinman always wanted to be a historian. In the…

Since 1986, Oak Harbor accountant Kathy Jones has been filing taxes and tirelessly volunteering

Death and taxes are the certainties of life, so goes the old…

Oak Harbor sisters turn their passions toward fashion at Organic Bliss salon

Yasmin Garcia’s reason is simple for why she opened a trendy, teen-friendly…

Sell, sell, sell! Students learn tricks of the trade

Grand prize winner of this year’s Island County Economic Development Foundation Student…

Sea Mar holding book drive for clients

Sea Mar Behavioral Health Center is holding a holiday book drive for…

NAS Whidbey barracks furniture get second life at Habitat

If you favor sturdy and sensible furniture and college dorm decor, Island…

Northwest Workforce Development Council seeks applicants

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Caroling for Our Community benefits Ryan’s House

From 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, an open house, “Caroling…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Notable: May named Rotary student of the month for November

Lauren May was chosen as the Rotary Club of Oak Harbor’s November…

  • Dec 6th, 2016

Raffle to benefit Summit Assistance Dogs

Harbor Tower Village is holding a raffle in support of Summit Assistance…

  • Dec 6th, 2016

From receptionist to campus director: What started as a job became a career

Mary Ellen Schief started as a receptionist and is now campus director at Brandman.

Red Ticket offers incentive to shop local

As people gear up for the holiday season, Coupeville merchants are giving…

Group rallies in Coupeville in support of Sioux Tribe

More than 100 island residents converged on Coupeville Tuesday to rally in…

Unique home decor available at store on First Street

For Jack and Suzanne Healy, owners of Artisan Crafted on First Street…

Sustainable turkeys expensive, but delicious

A rafter of turkeys graze Kevin Dunham’s homestead. They also stretch their…

New Oak Harbor business aims to educate gun buyers

Selling firearms isn’t where the transaction ends for Dean and Dawn Cox,…

Island Nosh offering Clinton diners worldy culinary options

Just off of the highway, enticing smells from around the world waft…