A Taizé prayer service will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 804 Third St., Langley.
“We are a people that follow after those things that make for peace, love, and unity,” according to early Quaker Margaret Fell.
South Whidbey Community Church Pastor Darrell Wenzek will give the sermon “A Message for Israel” at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at Deer Lagoon Grange Hall, 5142 S. Bayview Road.
Beverly Graham will give the talk “It’s a long walk back to Eden baby; try not to sweat the small stuff” at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at Unity of Whidbey, 5671 Crawford Road.
From his room in a hospice care facility, Joe Rantz related his tale — a story rife with the turmoil of abandonment and The Great Depression and a story glistening with the gold-medal victory of his 1936 Olympic rowing team’s win against aristocrats and the Nazi state.
I recently caught my first salmon of the year. It was a beautiful 6-7 pound silver, which I landed from the beach on the west side of the island. A few years ago my birding buddy, Ann Casey, introduced my sister and me to casting from shore and since then we’ve enjoyed fishing together and reflecting on our childhood summers when we were beach rats at Clinton Beach. Back then we trolled in our dad’s boat with dodgers and herring or an assemblage of spinners called “popcorn.” Now we cast off the beach with a princess pink Buzz Bomb or a lime green rotator.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on South Whidbey will once again host its annual day of service and remembrance Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.
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.