Small Business Saturday focuses on ‘shop local’ | Opinion

  • Nov 28, 2015 at 2:00AM

By now you’ve heard the mantra, “shop locally.” In recent years, the “Small Business Saturday” has blossomed into a nationally-recognized event.


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Storm a reminder that newspaper serves vital role during trying times | Publisher

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

Last week’s storm was a reminder of just how important it is to people to remain connected during trying times. As the winds slammed the island Tuesday, peaking at 55 mph at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, trees toppled onto power lines and into roads.

Giving Larsen kudos for connection with district | In Our Opinion

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 3:00AM

We don’t often give career politicians a pat on the back, but we must give credit where credit is due.

There’s no requiem for Northwest aluminum

  • Nov 14, 2015 at 2:00AM

Alcoa’s announcement that it is shutting down our state’s last two aluminum smelters may be a long awaited requiem for some, but there are other factors we should consider before burying it.

Ode to Papa — who fought for our freedom | Guest Submission

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 2:00AM

n Sierra Southwick wrote this essay last year in her AP Literature class at Oak Harbor High School.

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