Several months after South Asian flooding and subsequent rice shortages became national news, local customers who subsist on the starchy grain are still finding increasingly high prices at local stores.
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.
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.
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.