Crab season opens Friday July 1 and runs through Sept. 5.
The Oak Harbor Yacht Club Buccaneers are expecting more than 100 children for the 36th annual Kids Fishing Derby at the Oak Harbor Marina Saturday.
Someone who wants to remain anonymous donated $180,000 to the college toward purchasing two manikins, called SimMan 3G, which allow students to practice real-life situations they’ll face on the job in a controlled setting.
The Suva, a 91-year-old, Gatsby-era schooner, is back for its second sailing season in Penn Cove this summer. The boat was originally owned by Coupeville millionaire Frank Pratt Jr., who commissioned naval architect Ted Geary to build it out of Burmese teakwood.
The showcase nature of Hillcrest’s school garden led the Oak Harbor Garden Club to feature it as the hub of this month’s 17th annual Garden Tour and Tea.
From the heart of Donald Borgman’s property, a vast field of tall, yellow grasses bend in the wind. The grass seems to go on like this forever before reaching shrubs, small trees and ultimately a stand of evergreens that part in the center just enough to reveal Mount Baker and all of its splendor. Borgman wants the property to stay like this forever.
As one of two deans of students at Oak Harbor High School Pat Felger is tasked with keeping the campus a safe learning environment. That means dealing with more serious discipline issues and some of the more unpleasant aspects that inevitably happen in a school with 1,500 teenagers.
Gas costs 10 cents per gallon, but on the drive home from filling the tank, a car may be delayed by cows crossing the road. Lanterns were the mode of lighting, even after the introduction of electricity, since it wasn’t on 24 hours a day. Trucks with benches passed as school buses and bartering for gas, eggs and chickens took the place of using money.