WHIDBEY RECIPES | February has more than Valentine’s Day for dining

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

As I’m writing this column, it’s early February with everything but Groundhog Day still ahead of us, and that unimaginable Feb. 1 day now only a bad memory (Superbowl Sunday). But, it’s obvious that even though it’s the shortest month of the year, February is also the one most packed with “special” days and events.


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Unusually warm winter a boon to avians too | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

Aren’t these 60-degree February days amazing? As our weather warms, some of our feathered friends are beginning their spring breeding cycle. The resident Anna’s hummingbirds are some of the earliest of our nesting birds. I had several reports of these birds engaged in courtship behavior during our bright, snowy days last month. Resident juncos, chickadees, nuthatches and towhees will be following soon.

Carol Barnes: Animal cop keeps sight of the mission | HOMETOWN HERO

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 6:00AM

How many times in life are we motivated only to become disillusioned? How many times do we feel led or called to do something, only to allow circumstances or others to derail us?

Freeland author pens memoir of a caretaking husband

  • Feb 7, 2015 at 8:00AM

When Allan Ament’s wife Deloris Tarzan Ament suffered a debilitating stroke in 2005, the routine and concept of normality that he had become familiar with were gone.

South Whidbey hikers express symbiotic relationship with nature

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 4:00PM

Whether the skies are clear and bright with sunshine or grey and pouring rain, Barbara Powell and her dog and hiking partner, Echo, take to the trails for their twice-daily walk. Powell is one of several South Whidbey residents who regularly treks the island’s numerous parks, beaches and trail systems.


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