PBY-Naval Air Museum meets wide approval at grand opening

Harvey Lasell, a retired U.S. Navy commander and World War II veteran, looks at a glass case containing wartime artifacts. - Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times
  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 8:59AM

Steve Richards, executive officer of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, was clearly enjoying himself as he sat in the cockpit of a seaplane simulator.


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Where’s the beef? At the Whidbey Island Fair

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 8:59AM

The Whidbey Island Area Fair starts Thursday, and with it comes an annual favorite — the 4-H Livestock Auction.

Art & About

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

LINDA BEEMAN will share poems from “Collateral Damage,” her new book, from 3-4:30 p.m., Aug. 21, in the Oak Harbor Library meeting room, 1000 SE Regatta Drive. Her book features a scrapbook of poems and personalities. Copies will be available for purchase and signing. Call 360-675-5115.

Student makes Academic Team | Academic Achievement

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

Skagit Valley College student Ashley Simpson, of Oak Harbor, was named to the 2014 All-Washington Academic Team.


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