Looking back: 125 years of Whidbey history

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 9:00AM

Here’s what was happening in the news this week 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.


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North Puget Sound dragon boat team brings home gold

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00AM

Stayin’ Alive, a team from the North Puget Sound Dragon Boat Club, completed five races in recreational division at the 12th annual Seattle Dragon Boat Festival and took home the gold medal in the Cancer Survivor’s Cup.

Warm weather requires greater Tansy awareness

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00AM

It is the time of year—actually a little early, thanks to our warm weather—when roadsides and pastures glow with golden flowers on long stalks. Before admiring, however, take a good look to be sure the flower is not tansy ragwort, a poisonous invasive plant that affects horses, cows, pigs, goats, deer and, yes, humans.


  • Cliff Mass Weather BlogCliff Mass is a UW professor of Atmospheric Sciences. He blogs about the local in the Pacific Northwest.
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