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Things to Do in Oak Harbor WA

There are some places – towns, cities, and communities – where it’s nearly impossible to find anything to do for fun. Oak Harbor, Washington is not one of those places! Unlike the sleepy small towns that roll up the streets at dark, Oak Harbor is known for its recreational opportunities. We’re talking about fishing, boating, … Continued

Vacation Checklist

l Five percent of U.S. households experience an attempted or completed burglary each year — that’s one out of every 20. l 13,000 burglaries occur in the U.S. every day, about one every 15 seconds. l Two-thirds of all burglaries in the U.S. are perpetrated at residential households. l The average burglary takes seven minutes … Continued

Anacortes City on Fidalgo Island, Has to Offer!

Anacortes is located on the beautiful Fidalgo Island, home-port to the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest. Halfway between Seattle and Vancouver BC and International ferry runs for Washington State and terminal serving Lopez Island, Shaw Island, Orcas Island, and San Juan Island, as well as Victoria, British Columbia (via Sidney, British Columbia) on … Continued

NAS Whidbey Island Navy Exchange

Whidbey Island Main Exchange 2110 North Coral Sea Avenue Building No. 17 Oak Harbor, WA 98278-4500 (360) 257-0600 NEX Online Store Questions Within the Continental US (CONUS): 877–810–9030 What it’s like working at the NEX? The Navy Exchange is located on the seaplane base near the downtown area in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island. The … Continued

Find Budget Travel

Web sites such as Travelzoo.com and budgettravel.com are a wealth of information. For you spontaneous, just-need-to-get-away types, you can find rock-bottom priced airfare on the major airlines, who release last-minute sale fares on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays for travel in the days and weeks ahead. Another way to save on airfare: fly midweek. And what about accommodations? 1. If … Continued

Remember Holiday Safety

Holiday Safety The holidays are here again, and all you need is one more thing to worry about—like safety. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 8,700 people end up in the emergency room with holiday-related injuries every year. Property damage and death also rank right up there, with 400 Christmas tree … Continued

Learn How to Stay Cool This Summer

Stay Cool This Summer You’ve looked forward to summer for months, but now that it’s actually here, how are you going to keep cool without going broke, depleting the ozone layer and contributing to global warming? In other words, air conditioning is not the only answer to staying cool inside when it’s hot outside. There … Continued