Pedestrians and bus riders may have a safer way to cross Highway 20 on the eastern edge of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.
RICHARD NASH is Penn Cove Gallery’s featured artist for September. He will be available to meet from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 4 and 5, at the gallery on Front Street. For details, call 678-1176.
A $19 MILLION CONTRACT has been awarded to Bremerton-based Vet Industrial, Inc., to repair and renovate bachelor quarters number 12 at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. A firm-fixed-price construction contract, the work includes labor, materials and equipment for repair and modernization of the four-story concrete masonry structure.
Peoples Bank has promoted KEVIN ENGSTROM to assistant vice president and real estate loan manager for Island County.
“Kevin has been a great addition to our mortgage team and I am pleased to announce this promotion,” said Tony Repanich, an executive vice president. “Kevin joined the bank last summer when his team from First Island Financial made the move to Peoples Bank and opened our Freeland Office. Since that time he has been a solid producer and leader as the assistant loan center manager.”
The Oak Harbor Lion Club is now selling Wenatchee-grown, sun-ripened, Bing and Rainier cherries from 9 am to 6 pm, daily, until sold out. Look for the bright yellow stand in the Rite Aid parking lot. All proceeds support community services and projects.