Business

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.

Whidbey Coffee’s remodeled store gets warm welcome downtown

Even on her day off, Hilary Gardner-Carpenter couldn’t stay away.

Bike shop to keep cyclists spinning

Mike Beech, a former sheriff’s deputy who has worked on some of the county’s most grizzly crimes, admits his new bike shop in Coupeville will be a change of pace.

Son creating new chapter at Book Rack on Midway

As much as Kay Daniel loved her bookstore and hated the idea of closing it, no other ending seemed possible until the day her son intervened two years ago.

Oak Harbor Safeway re-opens in Albertsons location

Oak Harbor’s grocery store carousel has finally stopped turning, leaving customers and store employees with a chance to start gathering their bearings. Safeway re-emerged Friday morning in Oak Harbor, opening its doors at a new location after a month-long hiatus and returning a banner familiar to the city since 1967.