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FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple The Whitcomb family, clockwise from left, Paul, Paul Allen, Madison, Tearsten, Ryan, Angel and Marcia, prays before eating dinner on Wednesday in Williston.

Faces of the Boom: After enduring RV, family happy to have a home

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WILLISTON — Paul and Marcia Whitcomb thought they’d be temporary North Dakotans, working in the oilfield to earn money and someday returning to Arkansas.

But now the couple and their four children are permanent Williston residents, working oilfield jobs that will be around long after drilling is over and finally living in a house after two years in an RV.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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