Lee's Whidbey

Whidbey Island

Lee Brainard has been writing about Whidbey Island since 1970.

Whidbey History  

Lee's Columns

The Fourth of Quintilis

Where is Oak Harbor?

Irish Green Replaces Dutch Blue

So the Irish were Not here First

Lee has written for and edited local newspapers for 30 years, and is the editor and along with Dorothy Neil, writer for Spindrift Magazine. Spindrift is Whidbey's own magazine, and features island history. In addition to Spindrift, she is currently writing a bi-weekly newspaper column in Marketplace, offering her insights into north Whidbey history and news to island residents. Some of her columns are republished here for Whidbey History online.