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Couples say honesty key in marriage longevity

Helen Stimple still has stories to tell about her 1939 wedding to Sam Stimple. One that still embarrasses and amuses her today involves her not knowing the tradition of the couple cutting the wedding cake, which she accidentally did by herself before anyone told her otherwise. - Photo by Michelle Beahm/Whidbey News-Times
  • Sep 20, 2014 at 2:00AM

After marrying in 1949, Dennis Lougheed spent the next six decades following a policy of total honesty. It’s apparently worked well for him and his wife, Barbara Calhoun.

 

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Going Batty

On these warm summer days we keep windows and doors open to catch a breeze.  If you don’t have screens on your open windows and doors, the bugs come in, and so do the bats. Bats are fascinating animals.  They eat mosquitos and other bugs.  They disperse seeds and help pollinate fruits and flowers.  Some...

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  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:00AM

HIS KIDS PRESCHOOL has openings for the 2014-15 school year. Classes are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9–11:30 a.m. or 12:30–3 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9–11:30 a.m. Classes are at Oak Harbor Lutheran church. $100 nonrefundable registration fee. 360-679-1561.

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  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:00AM

Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church invites children ages 3 years to 5th grade to gear up at WORKSHOP OF WONDERS: IMAGINE AND BUILD WITH GOD Vacation Bible School. The program is 9-11:30 a.m., Aug. 11-15 at First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St., Oak Harbor. There will be interactive Bible fun, music, science, crafts, mission work, snacks and games. Visit oakharborfumc.org to register.

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  • Jul 19, 2014 at 2:00AM

Oak Harbor Seventh Day Adventist Church is holding a VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 10 a.m. to noon Monday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 1. The program is “Investigation Station: Galactic Quest.” They will play an important role in investigating God’s plan for their life. There will be skits, games, entertaining characters and snacks. For ages 5-12.

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