Here's what was happening in the news this week 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.
More than a year after Oak Harbor city crews felled a 330-year-old Garry oak, pieces of the ancient tree still sit behind the city’s municipal shop.
Victoria Lynn Nickerson, of Oak Harbor, graduated from Linfield College with a bachelor of arts in health education. The college’s commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 31.
Hundreds gathered at Coupeville Elementary School over the weekend for the annual Coupeville Lions Garage Sale.
Commercial Club votes to hold 4th of July celebration, a mysterious car accident perplexes citizens and Oak Harbor residents await the return of the Salisbury Sound.
Several Whidbey Island high school graduates achieved a spot on the Dean’s List for spring quarter at Eastern Washington University.
The winner of a $1 million Washington Lottery ticket purchased in Oak Harbor stepped forward this week. William Johnson of Oak Harbor went to the state lottery’s regional office in Everett Wednesday to claim the grand prize for winning the June 2 Mega Millions game.
Joe Hillers likes to tinker with motors and small engines. And that’s a good thing for the Coupeville Lions Club.
Organizers announce that 29 bands are bound for Oak Harbor in September, including Lukas Nelson and his Los Angeles rock band Promise of the Real
Citizens gather to discuss proposed S. Whidbey ferry, parents urged not to leave children unattended, goofs parade through Oak Harbor.
To help the Burts, a band of friends, neighbors and community members established fundraisers: a yard sale and concert by Monkey Hill held Saturday, and a spaghetti dinner to take place Thursday evening from 5-9 p.m., at Oak Harbor Tavern.
Bruce Lantz came to Whidbey Island for the weather but he stayed for the students. After 31 years of teaching music for the Oak Harbor School District — the majority of it as band director at the high school — Lantz is retiring.
Skagit Valley College held its annual Cardinal Day, which involved live music and activities.
Veronica Skillin doesn’t remember her first day of kindergarten, but her dad sure does. It was 2002 and Robby Skillin was escorting his eldest child to her first day at Olympic View Elementary.
A $1 million Washington Lottery ticket was purchased in Oak Harbor for the June 2 Mega Millions game.
The Association of Naval Aviation Whidbey Island Squadron 40, will meet for a no-host lunch at the NAS Whidbey Island O'Club Tuesday, March 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A touch of magic isn’t just in Brittany Geragotelis’ books anymore. Since the publication of her first book, “Life’s a Witch,” the Oak Harbor native has been enjoying the magical feeling of success.