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Oscar Spotlight Shines On Whidbey Island Writer

Catching up with Bob Nelson these days is a bit like trying to schedule a chat with Macklemore or Richard Sherman.

CBS Seattle–01/29/2014

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Washington Island Landslide Affects 34 Homes [Video]

Residents of a hillside overlooking scenic Puget Sound heard the thunder of a large landslide early Wednesday that knocked one home off its foundation, and isolated or threatened more than two dozen others on Whidbey Island, about 50 miles north of Seattle.

CBS Seattle–03/27/2013

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Dozens Of Homes Affected In Whidbey Slide

Authorities have completed evacuations of 34 homes that were damaged, isolated or threatened by a mudslide early Wednesday about 50 miles north of Seattle in Puget Sound.

CBS Seattle–03/27/2013

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2 Men, 1 Dog Rescued From Drifting Boat Near Whidbey Island

The Coast Guard has rescued two men and a dog from a small boat blown away from a Whidbey Island shore in 45 mph winds.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2013

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Best Weekend Getaways In Washington February 8 – 10

It’s time to party! Mardi Gras events, red wine, chocolate, antiques and more are just a road trip away from Seattle. Want to get out of town this weekend and explore? Here’s your chance!

02/04/2013

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Valentine’s Day Getaway Destinations Near Seattle

Whether looking for a romantic hideaway or outdoor activities, the greater Seattle area is filled with wonderful places to spend Valentine’s Day or a weekend.

02/02/2013

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Best Red Wine and Chocolate Events in Washington

From one end of the state to the other, February brings out the best in Washington wines and artisan chocolates. Plan a visit to wine country for one of these delicious events with your someone special.

01/14/2013

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Best Holiday Adventures Out of Town November 30 – December 2

In the Northwest, the holidays are celebrated on land and sea! Head out of town for the weekend and visit the Bavarian town of Leavenworth, the historic port towns of Port Townsend, Westport or Ilwaco, or the Scandanavian themed Poulsbo for a magical weekend with the family.

11/25/2012

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Seattle Joins Great American Smokeout 2012

On Thursday, November 15, it’s the American Cancer Society’s 37th annual Great American Smokeout! It’s a day for smokers to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day.

11/14/2012

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Best Road Trips in WA September 21 – 23

Bruce Dern and Chely Wright are special guests at the Port Townsend Film Festival this weekend. That’s just one of the events happening just a short drive from Seattle. Check them out!

09/18/2012

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