Tara Castro interacts with her pet Sprite, a four-month- old Ancona domestic duck. In March, Sprite made an appearance in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, and can often be spotted around town running errands with her people.   - Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News Group

Birds of a feather: Sprightly duck is part of the family

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In many ways, Sprite is a typical “teenager.” Sometimes she doesn’t want to hug her mommy — especially if someone else is watching — or do what she’s told. She’s sassy and can be rude to others in the household. She watches TV, eats Doritos and would rather hang out with friends than be cooped up in the house.


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High School Art and Poetry Show winners announced | KUDOS

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Winners of the High School Student Art and Poetry Show were announced by Goosefoot recently.

Detective awarded Citizen of the Year by Deer Lagoon Grange | KUDOS

  • Apr 30, 2016 at 2:00PM

Detective Sgt. Laura Price of the Island County Sheriff’s Office was recently named Citizen of the Year by the Deer Lagoon Grange.


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