South Whidbey Elementary School students Weston Dill, right, and Taylor Jones, left, pull ropes aboard the Lady Washington historic “tall ship” in Langley harbor on Thursday. Photo by Wendy Leigh/South Whidbey Record

Students set sail to save the Salish Sea

When the first of 200-plus elementary students from the South Whidbey School District stepped aboard vessels in the Langley harbor… Continue reading

One person airlifted after crash in Freeland | Updated

A motorcyclist was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Tuesday afternoon after a collision on Highway 525 at the… Continue reading

Photo by Wendy Leigh/South Whidbey Record
                                Rob Schouten welcomes one of the newest sculptures to the sculpture garden at Rob Schouten Gallery in Langley.

Sculpture garden comes alive in downtown Langley

To say “it’s been a long time coming” is an understatement for Rob and Victory Schouten, owners of the Rob… Continue reading

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County settles for $3.1M in woman’s jail-related death

Jail staff neglected a Whidbey Island woman as she became seriously ill, her family alleged.

Suicide prevention month: Groups work to address ‘public health emergency’

Whidbey groups are working to show that deaths by suicide are preventable. Although the efforts continue year-round, September is national… Continue reading

A pressing need: Cider events proliferate as apple season begins

Autumn means a lot of things on Whidbey Island, but one that invariably tops the heap is a plethora of… Continue reading

Island County plan aspires to end homelessness

Local leaders and residents have been discussing the issue of homelessness for years, but soon Island County will have a… Continue reading

Doughnuts to please all palates, even pooches: Popular Bayview shop offers vegan option

Whidbey Doughnuts at Bayview Corner working on new creations

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Find cheddar from another udder at these local dairy farms

St. John Creamery and Glendale Shepherd produce goat and sheep cheeses, respectively.

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Service dogs compete in ‘Puppy Olympics’ at volunteer picnic

With tails wagging and ears perked, eager canine “athletes” dashed and demonstrated their skills at the Doggie Olympics during the Continue reading...

Bug guy gives bird talk

An insect ecologist will be discussing an order of birds that was once accused of stealing milk from goats. Coupeville Continue reading...

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News

Parks district considers new Trustland trail

Officials at South Whidbey Parks and Recreation are trying to find a path of least resistance. The district is holding… Continue reading

 

South Whidbey Elementary School students Weston Dill, right, and Taylor Jones, left, pull ropes aboard the Lady Washington historic “tall ship” in Langley harbor on Thursday. Photo by Wendy Leigh/South Whidbey Record

Students set sail to save the Salish Sea

When the first of 200-plus elementary students from the South Whidbey School District stepped aboard vessels in the Langley harbor… Continue reading

 

 

Sports

South Whidbey wins 5-0, but it wasn’t easy / Soccer

Although the South Whidbey High School soccer team won 5-0 Thursday, Sept. 19, at Granite Falls, the match was no… Continue reading

 

Forsyth nabs 1st for Falcons / Swimming

South Whidbey High School’s Parker Forsyth picked up a first place in Kamiak’s 113-56 win in girls swimming at Edmonds-Woodway… Continue reading

 

Opinion

Publisher’s Column: Moving under Growler flight path is a choice

Growing up in Anacortes in the 1970s and 80s, the rumble of A-6E Intruders and EA-6Bs flying overhead was familiar Continue reading...

 

Marketplace

Make a BIG difference in a child’s life today

Building connections with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County

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Retirement community is the ‘perfect alternative’ for seniors

Regency on Whidbey brings independence to living and quality to life

 

Why caring for YOU needs to be top of mind

Oak Harbor esthetitian and trainer a leader in hair and skincare

 

Be a hero! Come watch the hydros in Oak Harbor

Exciting fast-action fundraiser ahead at the fourth annual Hydros for Heroes, Aug. 24 to 25

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