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 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.
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.
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.
According to the tenets of Buddhism, out of death comes life. Tucked in the woods outside of Freeland lie Tahoma One Drop Zen Monastery and Enso House, a hospice home for the dying.
Steve Layman will provide the public with an inside look into the life of a falconer and the craft at Deer Lagoon Grange this month.
As Frank Burns approached the gates of Dachau in the early morning hours of April 29, 1945, he had no idea what to expect. A soldier in the 42nd Infantry “Rainbow” Division during World War II, Burns’ unit had been sent on an overnight patrol with orders to take the camp if any Schutzstaffel (or S.S.) remained within its gates.
Owen Boram, Alohi Elliot and Indiana Huey, all age 14, have grown up on camera. Though the three aren’t Hollywood stars, they are the subjects of an eight-year project by Langley photographer Michael Stadler.
Who put the aqua in Aqua Chautauqua? It's hard enough trying to set a world record, without trying to do it in the rain. Bob Effertz was gathering his troops at the Island County Fairgrounds in Langley on Thursday afternoon in an attempt to set a world record for the number of people Hula-Hooping while playing the didgeridoo.
Hundreds of pairs of sneakers added a few extra miles to their soles this weekend as South Enders walked for the cure during this year’s Relay For Life. The weather held up for the 20 teams that walked for 18 hours between 5 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at the South Whidbey High School track to raise money for the American Cancer Society.