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‘Tis the season to give great gardening gifts | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Today at 8:00PM

Some people put their gardens to bed in the fall and turn their minds to other pursuits till spring. Others may use their downtime in the dreary months to pour through seed catalogues and plot and plan next year’s garden.

 

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There’s a lot to be thankful for living in a small town | Opinion

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 10:00PM

There’s a lot to be thankful for when you live in such a beautiful place as Whidbey Island. And there’s even more reason to be thankful when you live in such a unique community like Coupeville.

Ancient bones can tell quite the story | Rock Doc

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00PM

His teeth had no cavities, but they were heavily worn. He was about my height — some 5 feet 7 inches tall. He wasn’t petite, likely weighing around 160 pounds. Well before his death, he broke six of his ribs. Five of them never healed, but he kept going nevertheless.

Keep it charming, historic, genuine | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 11:00PM

I just spent 17 days crossing something amazing off my bucket list. In September, I cruised the Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers on a luxury boat with 160 other bedazzled tourists through six countries, past countless castles, innumerable cathedrals and more cobblestones than there are stars in heaven.

Winter doesn’t mean your begonias are gone forever | Sowin n' the trowel

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 5:11PM

Just because your hostas are starting to look about as attractive as cattle silage, don’t despair. Their roots will do just fine in our northern winters, and they’ll come back bigger and better than ever in the spring.

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