Birdhouses: Simple but difficult to get right, and sometimes home to surprises | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 4:00PM

Last month my husband and I headed south on a camping trip down through Western Nevada, Southeastern California and into Arizona. We visited wildlife refuges and stopped to bird wherever we saw activity. One destination was Prescott, Ariz., and a highly recommended campground northwest of the town.


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With clamming season open, Whidbey beaches provide a smorgasbord of delicacies

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 6:00PM

For beachcombers at Scatchet Head, empty clam shells are a commonplace discovery. But Sunday morning, a young visitor discovered an unusual surprise when she curiously peered into a shell to find a host of hermit crab inhabitants.

Riders convene at Whidbey Western Games

  • Apr 15, 2015 at 10:00AM

For the island’s equine enthusiasts, participating in the Whidbey Western Games Association is about much more than competition.

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey seeks the roots of family trees

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Apr 14, 2015 at 3:40PM

The a convicted murderer is in the family isn’t exactly what Langley residents Graham and Jackie Johnson hoped to discover when they began researching a bit of family history.

Bob Alexander: Mr. A, still inspiring consistency

  • Apr 11, 2015 at 10:00AM

For those who know Bob Alexander, affectionately called “Mr. A,” he’s referred to as a steady-Eddie, a behind-the-scenes kind of guy whom one can always count on.


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