Under LED lights with just the right frequency to encourage flowering, young marijuana plants flourish at Rockie Eggebrecht’s Rock Garden grow operation.  - Photos by Dan Richman/Whidbey News-Times

Growing pot a way to make a living, maybe even get wealthy | Part 2 of 3

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Rockie Eggebrecht is a hard-working farmer, but not the kind who wears overalls, labors in the soil and grows broccoli. He wears street clothes, works indoors and plants exclusively in pea gravel.

Board, committee differ on chamber lodging tax funding

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Island County commissioners and a committee of volunteers are playing a game of ping-pong over the distribution of lodging taxes.

Island communities focus on supporting small businesses

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Margaret Livermore embraces the idea of a day centered around supporting small businesses.

Retired teacher shares love of trains

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There’s always something new to see during Coupeville resident Jack Tingstad’s annual model railroad open house.

One of the last local female WWII veterans dies at 93

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In 1943, Eva Brown was working as a young teacher in a small town in Arkansas when Navy recruitment posters caught her attention.

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