Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering “free fishing” days through Tuesday while the agency’s license sales system is down.
Pike is always getting strange looks from the hundreds of creatures and masks he created — inspired by artifacts and sculptures of ancient and primitive cultures, particularly Northwest Coast and pre-Columbian civilizations. He will be opening up this world to the public this weekend as part of the annual Whidbey Working Artists Summer Open Studio Tour.
A South Whidbey woman is now looking up in the trees rather than down at the trail after a frightening encounter with an aggressive owl in Saratoga Woods.
When Andy Ochoa learned that his restored 1952 Chevrolet COE pickup was going to be immortalized with a miniature diecast model by a major California toy car manufacturer last year, he knew his truck had arrived.
Arne Bergstrom has been running to let off steam since 1980, but later this month there is a noble cause that’ll keep his legs chugging …and chugging … and chugging.
For many salmon anglers who live on Whidbey Island, the months of August, September and even October are highly anticipated. They are the rewarding months when salmon are most abundant in the area and one or more species of salmon are typically allowed to be caught. But these next three months will be quieter than many anglers can ever remember experiencing.
When one of Washington’s most breathtaking state parks is part of your everyday life for 12 years, you tend to gain some unique insight.
There’s a more polished look to the Admiralty Head Lighthouse these days.
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.