Michael Watkins

Navy, community planting Garry oaks

Oak Harbor’s Garry Oak trees are in danger of dying out, according to city officials.


First official P-8 Poseidon aircraft delivered to NAS Whidbey on Friday

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island took delivery its P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft Friday.


SAR evacuates two people in one day

Thursday was a busy day for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s Search and Rescue team.


Accident scenarios offer volunteer firefighters invaluable training

Volunteers with North Whidbey Fire and Rescue conducted realistic extraction training Saturday in OakHarbor.

Burlington business flying high after three years

You just couldn’t keep the pilots of the old Navy flying club grounded.