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Whidbey Island Chapter 47 of the Disabled American Veterans need volunteers to drive their DAV Van to the Seattle VA Hospital. The DAV relies on volunteer drivers to transport veterans to keep their appointments at the VA Hospital. Many island veterans would not benefit from much needed medical care without the help of the DAV’s transport. If you can arrange at least one day a month to help out, please call 257-4801.
To go with their long waits for the ferry, passengers finally have a place to sit back and enjoy a meal. The Keystone Cafe, located across the street from the Keystone ferry terminal, has new owners and recently opened its doors.
To Oak Harbor’s new driving school, GS Defensive Driving School, the goal of drivers education goes further than just passing a test. For owners Michael Groves and Heather Scott, drivers education is about “building great driving habits for life.”
Josh and Mishal Rowley have lived and breathed Papa Murphy’s for more than a decade. Papa Murphy’s, the largest take and bake pizza company in the world and the fifth largest pizza chain in the country, has made a name for itself by scrutinizing franchisees and supplying a product that few people can resist.
Dr. Wendy Wang is the newest oncologist at Whidbey General Hospital.
In a cloud of red-oak smoke, the owners of Columbia Beach Barbecue transform a cut of beef into an unassuming, culinary masterpiece that evokes the cowboy country of Santa Maria Valley.
Clifton honored for zero energy home
The Whidbey News-Times is today officially unveiling its new Web site that has been a work in progress for some time.
Getting a summer job is a common way for high school graduates to make a little money before heading off to college. But Arianna O’Dell is doing something different. She started her own business which not only provides an income, but it gives her valuable entrepreneurial experience.
Longtime dentist C. Brian Spriggs announces the May opening of Whidbey Island Oral, Maxillofacial and Implant Surgery in Oak Harbor.
A trip south for noodles and other edible Asian delights might be in order for North Whidbey residents.
A new coffee shop has opened at the Coupeville Wharf and it offers something more than the usual fare of mochas, lattes and scones: It provides a place to purchase locally-gown produce as it supports a small community radio station.
After spending a significant portion of his career cooking for various restaurants on Whidbey Island, Seth McKee decided to expand his world by competing in a televised cooking show. He did a lot better than just compete. He traveled to British Columbia and won City TV’s Black Box Master Chef Competition held Memorial Day weekend in Vancouver.
Patients walking into Dr. Douglas Langrock’s examination room in the Whidbey Community Physicians office on Cabot Drive may have the urge to don the maize and blue, look for their seats somewhere near the 50-yard line at the stadium in Ann Arbor, and sing a chorus of “Hail to the Victors.”
When your car is giving you trouble, you bring it to a mechanic. The same goes for spines. Steve Schiffman is a spine mechanic otherwise known as a chiropractor. But Schiffman isn’t just any chiropractor: He’s been voted best chiropractor for 2008 in the Best of Whidbey competition.
The Coupeville Lions Club annual garage sale fundraiser brought in excited shoppers and a pile of money this weekend. The total amount of cash raised won’t be released until Wednesday evening at a dinner for the workers, but that hasn’t stopped Lions members from guessing.
No machines, no televisions, no fruit juice bar. Just a large room filled with mats and weights ready for people who are serious about getting in shape.
Where would you turn if you wanted information about starting a business? If you’re like most people these days, you’d start with Google.