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Dispose of your Christmas tree and help a good cause after all the gifts are unwrapped and the holiday season comes to an end. Two local groups are sponsoring tree disposal events.
MAURICES, a national fashion retailer with a location on SE Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor, is partnering with PlayNetwork and Sonicbids to launch the second annual Hometown Sound.
EBEY BOWL in Coupeville will host a gingerbread creation event Saturday, Dec. 10, from noon to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m.
PUGET SOUND ENERGY is offering residential electric customers $10 off in instant rebates on energy-efficient LED bulbs.
The Oak Harbor Lions Club will sponsor a vision and hearing health screening for 2,600 school age children within the Oak Harbor School District next month.
DECEPTION PASS TOURS has chosen Oak Harbor to be the home of its new gray whale watching tour business.
3 SISTERS FAMILY FARM will host a farmers market Saturday, Dec. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
HUMMINGBIRD FARM is hosting its annual PETS AT THE FARM WITH SANTA photography benefit Saturday, Dec. 3.
The PURPLE BENCH, ANTIQUES & GARDEN in Oak Harbor will be open through Christmas for holiday shopping.
Over the objections of one city councilman, Oak Harbor is once again refusing to increase the amount it pays for tourism promotion in Island County -- at least for now.
AMBER FOWLER, MD, a board certified dermatologist who owns Rosario Skin Clinic in Mount Vernon, has opened Rosario Skin Clinic at 3110 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes.
Oak Harbor-based FAKKEMA & KINGMA INC., which merged with Harmsen & Associates, Inc. in 2007, has changed its name to Harmsen.
With all great stories, one chapter closes and another one opens.
WASTE WISE is offering a holiday campaign for businesses. The organization will provide free advertising for stores that offer a 10- to 50-percent discount on gifts of experience, gifts made of recycled or reused materials or green gifts. Call 678-7974. Deadline is Nov. 12.
SOUND PUBLISHING will reach the entire island Nov. 23 and Nov. 26 with the Whidbey News-Times’ Holiday Gift Guide. For advertising information call 675-6611.
CAFE BELLA is having a ribbon cutting and open house on Friday, Nov. 18, at 4:30 p.m. Cafe Bella is located at 830 SE Pioneer Way. “Great reason to leave work early and come celebrate with good food and great people!,” they say.
Nearly two years after the Feather Duster closed, an Oak Harbor resident is having another go at running a business. Giovanni Strain opened The Consignment Studio on Goldie Road recently and he’s busy looking for people with furniture to sell and customers eager for a good deal.
Sunnyside Cemetery in Coupeville erected its first columbarium in October while Maple Leaf Cemetery in Oak Harbor added two more.
ak Harbor may soon be home to a whale-watching business that could draw about 2,000 tourists per season. Deception Pass Tours, a water-based scenic tour company that operates out of Cornet Bay, is looking to expand its operations to include seasonal gray-whale watching in Saratoga Passage.
Sequim based Olympic View Publishing Company today announces the sale of the company to Sound Publishing, a community newspaper group based in Poulsbo, Wash. OVP has been owned and operated by local resident Brown M. Maloney for over 23 years. The company produces two Clallam County newspapers, the Sequim Gazette and the Forks Forum.