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All ears: Mukilteo couple provides surgery for kids born without ears
Dr. Prabhat and Trish Bhama are part of a HUGS volunteer team providing treatment for microtia in Guatemala.
Flower power: Garden on Gibson Road cultivates a sense of community
South Everett mom Amy Turnbull turned a ditch of trash into a colorful 100-foot stretch of blooms and kinship.
Fish on! Whidbey bait shop delivers $7 bucket of herring to your boat
Possession Point Bait Co. owner Dan Cooper keeps afloat the Clinton fishing business his family started in the 1960s.
At the dump, Joel is just one of the guys in an orange hardhat
Solid waste is a happy place for Joel Christensen, 24, who is blind and nearly deaf from a rare genetic disorder.
It’s showtime! Get in line for a seat at The Clyde Theater in Whidbey
The Langley movie house has served up butterless popcorn, iceless drinks and priceless memories since 1937.
What the @#$%! Everett mom publishes a dictionary of curse words
Erika M. Weinert, 42, a copy editor who does business as The Werd Nerd, wrote “Cursing with Style.”
Mukilteo police’s new tricked out Tesla is a real traffic stopper
The black patrol car looks like just another Tesla, until the lights and sirens come on.
In this electoral corner, it’s Alabama “’Bama” Nightmare vs. Jack Lockhart
Precinct Committee Officers are grassroots party races at the bottom of the ballot, maybe. The storylines are no less interesting.
Drink up! Happy hour on the Mukilteo-Clinton ferry is back
More galleys are reopening as pandemic restrictions scale back. Get out of your car for concessions just like at the ballpark.
Get off the couch, or bring it, for a night at Blue Fox Drive-In
Kids get in for $1 at the Whidbey Island outdoor theater, one of few still standing in the state.
For $7, take a walk on the spiritual side of Whidbey Island
The 72-acre nature preserve has sculptures and sacred spaces. “It is contemplative, peaceful and magical.”
EEEEEE! Edmonds shoe shop sells wide shoes only
The store has over 600 styles of work and play shoes for men and women with feet from D to 8E widths.
‘End of an era’ with death of Whidbey celebrity Jim Freeman
Freeman, 74, lived in a train caboose and was the Conductor of Fun. “His sneakers will never be filled.”
Customers ask ‘Where’s the beef?’ after whopper of a fire
Burgers have been off the menu at the Burger King on Evergreen Way since May 1. Nearby McDonald’s closed due to a different fire.
To honor Conan O’Brien’s visit, Langley names a trash can after him
The famous talk show host was on Whidbey Island for his playwright wife’s show at WICA.
Airport security don’ts: Ammo, a fifth of whiskey, brass knuckles
Pack smart for TSA: Antlers, ashes and Harry Potter wands are OK, but leave the bear spray at home.
No e-bikes for retired guys on a 50-day bucket-list ride
The men are raising money for St. Baldrick’s cancer research. “Our hearts are our motors, our legs are our pistons.”
Flags tell Monroe woman’s transgender journey — and more
The flagpole in her front yard is a visual for Facebook posts about who Melissa Batson is and how she got there.
Jackson High’s global TikTok star is chalk full of ideas
Sam Bowles, 18, uses vibrant videos and social media fame to raise awareness of autism.
They’ve got (snail) mail: Mariner High students have Japanese pen pals
For many, it’s the first time writing a letter on paper — and making a friend on the other side of the globe.