Scott T. Starbuck reels in a small pink salmon on Thursday morning from Bush Point. He had already caught two and released this one because it was a little small for his tastes. Below, a map of popular and tried-and-true beach fishing spots for salmon on South Whidbey are, from top to bottom: Deception Pass State Park, west beach in Oak Harbor, Keystone Spit, Lagoon Point, Bush Point, Limpet Lane, Double Bluff and Possession Point. Island Beach Access has a much more comprehensive list of public beach access sites listed online at www.islandbeachaccess.org/tothebeach.php. - Ben Watanabe / The Record

Anglers ready for salmon season’s full swim

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Aug 3, 2015 at 8:17AM

After the pink salmon season got off to a surprisingly early start, it has since come to a seemingly sharp halt around South Whidbey.

Firehouse mural to be unveiled in Langley

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 6:00PM

Langley’s first public mural of 2015 will be unveiled in a ceremony at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. Artist Emily Moore will present her 4-by-8 mural, which will be installed along the walkway between the old fire station and the Braeburn Cafe.

Island County commissioners put speed changes up for public input

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Island County commissioners on Tuesday scheduled public hearings on proposed speed limit changes for several Whidbey Island roads.

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Georgia Gardner is right for hospital commissioner

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

Editor, Georgia Gardner wants to continue to serve our community as she has in the past as a CPA, a business owner and six years as a state legislator. She is a priceless member of the Whidbey General Hospital Board of Directors. Georgia is the financial expert on the board. When she was growing up in Coupeville, there was no hospital. Some community minded members found a way to create one. Now she wants to continue to carry the torch to provide the best medical services to the residents of and visitors to Whidbey Island.

Veteran reporter joins Whidbey News Group

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

Dan Richman has joined the staff of the Whidbey News Group. Richman, 62, will be covering business and county government for the Whidbey News-Times, The Whidbey Examiner and South Whidbey Record.

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