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A warm reception: Whidbey Islander rides network of international cyclists

  • Jun 27, 2015 at 5:00AM

Warms Showers is a free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists. Those who sign up must be willing to host touring cyclists from time to time in exchange for access to the same accommodations themselves.

 

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Easing the transition: group of Whidbey Island women use song to make dying a less negative experience

  • Jun 27, 2015 at 4:00AM

For those preparing to pass life’s final threshold, a group of Whidbey women offer a gift of transcendence and healing.

Church Notes

  • Jun 27, 2015 at 2:00AM

Preschool registration, youth activities and vacation Bible school are happening now at Whidbey churches.

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Red Tide on Whidbey Island

As temperatures rise, so do reports of algae blooms in marine waters. This week I was called with reports of a red tide. People are alarmed.  They ask if it’s safe to swim, harvest shellfish or allow their dogs into the water. A red tide does not indicate toxins in the water.  Reddish water is...

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Channeling Frederick

Frederick, the title character of one of Leo Lionni’s many wonderful children’s books, is a mouse that seems to be daydreaming and shirking his preparing-for-the-winter-months duties while his mice friends work. But when winter comes, he does his part by sharing the memories he collected and lifting their spirits. Last week Tuesday while others in...

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