Meet Your Neighbor – Randy Schnabel

Meet Your Neighbor - Randy Schnabel

Randy Schnabel is the Northwest Regional Coordinator for National History Day (NHD). Randy taught history for 34 years at Shoreline schools before retiring with his wife, Barbara, to their home and garden on Guemes Island. His passion for history continues as he coordinates the NW Regional National History Day Contest coming to Anacortes Middle School on March 17.


Just as with athletic and musical performances, NHD teams need an audience and a team of judges. Randy is looking for islanders willing to help judge. Click here for more information about NW Regional National History Day. For questions about judging, please contact Randy at

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Old Betsy – A Short Memoir, by Tom Deach

Old Betsy - A Short Memoir, by Tom Deach

What do you get when you have more time than money? Ingenuity! This tractor was built, by my Dad, from an old DIVCO milk truck. I don't know the vintage, but the hood looks like one on a model from the mid-'30s.

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