The Washington Island Observer is an award-winning community newspaper serving Washington Island, Wisconsin since 1979. The Washington Island Observer provides local news and community information, as well as advertising for Island and Door County businesses and charitable organizations. Published weekly during the summer and every two weeks during the rest of the year.

Address – 1253 Main Road, Washington Island, Wisconsin 54246

Office Hours – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  – Monday through Thursday

Office Phone – 920-847-2661   Fax – 920-847-2141

Office Email –

Managing Editor

Laurel Hauser 920-493-0572,

Office Manager

DJ Kickbush 920-847-2661,

Layout Manager

Katie LaPlaunt 920-889-5230

Advertising Manager

Zuzka Krueger 920-847-2661,

For story and photo submission, contact Laurel Hauser, Managing Editor.