Some of the country’s best art instructors have long known about Coupeville’s Pacific Northwest Art School.
The late Harold Johnson, who went by “Hal,” was a longtime Oak Harbor resident and father of three who served in the Navy during World War II and later in the Korean conflict as a naval reserve.
Rognan doesn’t sweat the small things anymore. She’s learned to look at life differently and live more simply — in her case, in the comfort of a small cabin on a farm in Oak Harbor.
What officials at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife are calling “some of Washington’s most popular hunting seasons” will get underway Saturday, Oct. 15.
As the historian for the PBY-Naval Air Museum, Will Stein comes across all sorts of photographs, articles and other artifacts about naval history. What he’s never come across, however, is a book on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
Here's what's happening at the Oak Harbor Senior Center, Bayview Senior Center and Coupeville HUB in October.
In the past 30 years since its inception, the Oak Harbor Senior Center has become the nucleus of North Whidbey’s older adult community.
If you’ve kept a watchful eye on the news or newspapers over the past year then you may be aware of the hubbub that it’s not a question of if a massive earthquake or tsunami will strike the Pacific Northwest, but when.
Linda Ridder and her husband Greg were unlike most retirees when they came to Whidbey Island over a decade ago. Their plan was simple: Retire early, then give the next 10 years back to the community by working with environmental issues.
Ever since Muriel Pickard moved from Whidbey Island last year after residing for more than half a century in Coupeville, she’s kept her schedule full, listening to book club lectures, playing bridge and attending symphonies, among other pursuits.
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.