Eight students from the Oak Harbor School District music programs were selected to perform at the Washington Music Educators Association Junior All-State Band in Yakima.
Even four decades after retiring from military service, Dick Johnson is still working to hold things together for the U.S. Navy Reserve.
Michael Fedele’s life was at a crossroads when he returned to Oak Harbor at the start of this year. He left Bend, Ore., in a fog after a relationship ended. He came home and bought a sailboat with his brother, hoping time spent tinkering at the marina would keep his mind busy while he charted a new course in life. Then one day in the kitchen of his mother’s home, his vision started to clear.
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.