Business

Veteran reporter joins Whidbey News Group staff

Veteran newspaper reporter Dan Richman joined the staff of the Whidbey News-Times this week.

  • Jul 28, 2015

Art of the Brew: Oak Harbor brewmaster concocts award-winning beers

Flyers produces six beers year round and an assortment of other speciality beers that appear seasonally, or when time allows Savoy to brew an extra batch. The craft brewery is producing some of the best beers in the country. Two beers developed by Savoy recently won top awards at a national competition — again.

New Langley program shares summer hours

Shopping in Langley may be a bit easier this year following a collaborative effort by city and business leaders.

  • Jul 14, 2015

Camden Schutte among 30 Under 30

Camden Schutte, of Oak Harbor, has been named as one of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC’s 30 Under 30.

  • Jul 14, 2015

Businesses pitch in to help Lions Club

Oak Harbor Lions Club trailer has received a much-needed renovation courtesy of three local businesses.

  • Jul 14, 2015

TV time, national exposure brewing at Whidbey Coffee

Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corporation announced Tuesday that Whidbey Coffee will be served in the lobbies of Red Lion Hotels and Red Lion Inn & Suites within the next two months.

‘Red’s’ in Oak Harbor continues where ‘Wild Magnolia’ left off

A familiar storefront in historic downtown Oak Harbor has changed its name, shuffled ownership and brought in new inventory.

Couple returns to Coupeville

Twenty-three years after leaving Coupeville, Concerts on the Cove founders David and Pat Howell have returned to town, hoping to leave their mark once again.

New coffee shop owners no strangers to Coupeville

After 23 years away from Coupeville, former Concerts on the Cove founders David and Pat Howell returned this month with plans for getting back involved with the community.

Coupeville Chamber of Commerce looks to connect members with nonprofits

The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce is exploring ways to better serve its membership.

Greenbank to sell wine shop

The Greenbank Farm Management Group is looking for interested parties to take over its wine shop.

Windermere gives back in Oak Harbor

Marissa Evans and Karen Cox of Windermere give the Oak Harbor Senior Center some love earlier this month. Windermere staff organize a service project each June to give back to the community. The annual event was first started in 1984.

Oak Harbor Lions kick off cherry sales

The Oak Harbor Lions Club is selling ripe Bing and Rainier cherries 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., starting Tuesday, June 16.

  • Jun 16, 2015

Whidbey produce ripening early

Blueberry, strawberry harvests are expected 2 weeks early.

‘Bites’ in Oak Harbor offers small portions, prices

A new Oak Harbor eatery is taking a bite out of portion sizes and prices.

New Coupeville antique store aims for novelty

Collecting things with unique histories has been an occupation for Kim Christianson nearly her entire life.

Oak Harbor barber offers the best fade in town

In the two years he’s had his own barber shop in Oak Harbor, Lampton Lawrence has created quite the following. On a recent weekday Lawrence had five men sitting in his small Midway Boulevard barber shop waiting for one of his legendary haircuts.

Roller Barn gets fresh coat from Sherwin-Williams

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.

Oak Harbor reaches new high with store

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

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