South Whidbey at Home volunteer Janice O’Mahony helps member Brad Walker out of her Toyota Prius on Thursday morning. - Evan Thompson / The Record

South Whidbey at Home brings volunteers, members together

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Oct 23, 2016 at 8:27AM

Though they’ve only known each other for a short while, you might mistake Janice O’Mahony and Brad Walker as lifelong friends. The pair were connected through South Whidbey at Home, a membership-based nonprofit which opened its doors in July and is dedicated to helping South Whidbey residents ages 55 and up age in place and stay active in the community.

Upcoming Island County comprehensive plan workshop

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Island County Planning Commission will hold a workshop to discuss materials regarding the draft comprehensive plan at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

Helping Haiti: volunteers staff clinics following hurricane

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 4:00PM

As Linda Jacobson peeks inside her travel suitcase, she sifts through bags filled with travel-sized toothpaste bottles, tissues and other health care necessities.

Falcons take big hit on Homecoming, lose 49-14 | FALCON FOOTBALL

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 3:00PM

The expressions on the faces of South Whidbey sophomore quarterback Wesley Crain and senior receiver Connor Antich after the game said it all: The Falcons’ 49-14 Homecoming loss to Sultan on Monday night at Waterman’s Field hurt.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Wake up, there's a problem at Seawall Park

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 2:00PM

Editor, Recently there was a community forum in Clinton regarding drug use and crime. The Langley Seawall Park now has hours limiting night use because of crime, vandalism and drugs. I found a used needle at the park this spring, but threw it away before I realized there was a growing issue. At a vacant property that I have listed for sale, I have had someone sleep in the yard this summer, something I’ve never seen before, even during the recession years.

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