The only thing certain in Peyton Horn’s mind was that whatever was on the end of his fishing line, it wasn’t a salmon.
Sarah Holm beamed a bright smile while holding up her mighty, first-place winning fish at the Freeland Ace/Fishin’ Club Pink Salmon Derby on Saturday.
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Smiles come much easier these days for Kevin Magill, 46, who’s followed his passion for buying and selling things and his desire to help others during some of life’s most trying times.
The humpy salmon season is reaching its peak, and every day legions of anglers swarm Whidbey Island beaches for their share of pink gold.
Daniel Pitts, a senior to be at Oak Harbor High School, is using his Eagle Scout project with the Boy Scouts to leave a long-lasting stamp on the city’s waterfront park.
For the first time, Whidbey Working Artists’ annual summer studio tour is including stops south of Freeland.
Rachel Haight admits that her passion for orca whales borders on obsession.
Sweety, an eight-year-old tabby, was surrendered to Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation, or WAIF, when her owner moved into a retirement home that did not allow pets. She is one of several cats and dogs currently available for adoption through WAIF’s Seniors for Seniors program, which aims to place senior animals with senior adopters. The criteria are simple. A qualifying dog or cat must be at least eight years old; and the qualifying adopter must be at least 62 years old.
Bonnie Nichols likes her chances to claim a prize at the upcoming Freeland Ace Hardware/Fishin’ Club Pink Salmon Derby next Saturday.
Volunteers dished out a free barbecue meal to more than 6,000 people Sunday during Pigfest, an annual event that started as way for a local chef to thank the community.
Hundreds of people flocked to Oak Harbor’s Windjammer Park Saturday to pick out the car of their dreams. And there were plenty to choose from.
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Amid a sea of tartan and swell of bagpipes, thousands gathered Saturday for the 17th annual Whidbey Island Highland Games.
Nestled in the woods of North Whidbey lies a quaint small town unknown to most other than its founders, Terry and Cora Hough. The town won’t be found on any map or in any directory, but its tourist population is expected to boom quite soon. The Hough’s home, and their realistic-looking old-time town, will be on display during the 16th Annual Oak Harbor Garden Tour and Tea from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 15.
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Gas costs 10 cents per gallon, but on the drive home from filling the tank, a car may be delayed by cows crossing the road. Lanterns were the mode of lighting, even after the introduction of electricity, since it wasn’t on 24 hours a day. Trucks with benches passed as school buses and bartering for gas, eggs and chickens took the place of using money.