Margaret Walton, cooking up recipes for 26 years | WHIDBEY RECIPIES

  • May 26, 2015 at 4:53PM

We’ve all heard it so many times, that old adage “How time flies when you’re having fun,” but I’ve never felt it so strongly as I do at this moment. Today, as I’m writing this, it is May 15, 2015, and when I sat down at my computer, wondering which of several possibilities I’d use for a column, it suddenly hit me. It was in May, 1989 that my first column appeared in the South Whidbey Record. 1989! I’m in shock as I realize that was 26 years ago, and there is no way I ever thought that would happen.


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Fundamental living: Clinton residents work to establish sustainable, affordable community

  • May 20, 2015 at 8:00AM

In his most recent endeavor, inventor and entertainer Larry Dobson, along with a group of like-minded community members, are working to establish an intentional, affordable, ecologically conscious community within Dobson’s 10-acre plot of land.

Sniffing out the competition: Dogs make the most of olfactory talents in K9 Nosework

  • May 16, 2015 at 11:00AM

Sniffing out a clue is elementary for Watson, a four-year-old wire-haired dachshund. Watson and his human handler, Madeleine Pohl, are students in Georgia Edwards’ intermediate K9 Nosework class offered through the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District.

Freeland resident works for peace in Burundi

  • May 13, 2015 at 4:00PM

Recent headlines from Burundi paint a portrait of turmoil as citizens protest President Pierre Nkurunziza’s announcement to extend his time in office. Amidst the building violence and strife, a group of Burundi peace workers are actively attempting to facilitate communication and understanding amongst their fellow citizens.

New York Times best selling author to lead next WIWC session

  • May 9, 2015 at 10:00AM

The Northwest Institute of Literary Arts will present “How to Write Thrillers” with New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni in the next installment in the Whidbey Island Writers Conference’s In-depth Sessions series. In-depth Sessions are one-day, intensive courses which take place once a month.


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