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New marina plan for Langley Marina would include $100K from local hotels

Hotel owners in Langley are continuing their push for a do-over on the design for the first phase of the Langley Marina expansion.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rachel Dearn always had a smile

To the editor:We were saddened to learn of Rachel Dearn’s passing. What a sweet and gentle soul.I’ll always remember how she loved to show me… Continue reading

Death of potential witness not related to Douglas murder

A sibling to Peggy Sue Thomas and a potential witness in her first-degree murder trial was found dead in her Marysville home late last week.

Rep. Rick Larsen hits $1 million mark

Campaign officials for Congressman Rick Larsen's reelection campaign said today the 2nd District Democrat has raised more than $1 million in campaign contributions.

Councilwoman Abel won’t seek election to retain seat on Langley council

Langley City Councilwoman Fran Abel said Wednesday she will not run to retain her seat on the city council in November.

Voters facing great divide in District 1 race

There’s one area where both Helen Price Johnson and County Commissioner Phil Bakke can agree: The differences between the two candidates couldn’t be greater.

Langley Passage foes ask for second look

Opponents of a proposed subdivision in the Edgecliff neighborhood have asked the city council to reconsider its decision to let 20 new homes be built on the city’s northeastern end.

Clinton stumps for Murray, Larsen during Puget Sound visit

Islanders embrace former president’s call to action.

Sen. Murray announces bill to boost federal money for ferries

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray announced new legislation Wednesday that could mean an increase of more than $35 million each year for the Washington state ferry system.

Boys Basketball: King’s wins big over South Whidbey

King's claimed the crown as the top team in the Cascade Conference with a convincing 84-43 win over South Whidbey Tuesday.

Schuster Group to close Holmes Harbor Golf Course

The owners of the Holmes Harbor Golf Course announced today the course will close on March 14.

Arraignment postponed for alleged Greenbank shooter

A judge refused to accept a guilty plea from a Greenbank man charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm in Island County Superior Court Monday, and said she wanted more information on the man’s mental state before accepting his plea.

South Whidbey 2012 | Six storylines to watch in the coming year

With the start of a new news year, the Record newsroom looked ahead at six storylines to watch in 2012.

Langley will look for new community planner

The city of Langley will hire a replacement for Fred Evander, the city's community planner who announced his resignation on Dec. 30.

County looks at a shooting ban at Deer Lagoon

Island County commissioners will revisit restrictions on shooting at Deer Lagoon, and the proposed rules put a greater area of the lagoon off-limits than the regulations last considered in 2005.

UPDATE | Bad economy prompts closure of Holmes Harbor Golf Course

The owners of the Holmes Harbor Golf Course said Thursday the course will be shut down on Sunday.

Campaigns, county get busy as primary approaches

Governor to visit Whidbey next week

Campaign kicks off for $25 million bond to improve schools

LANGLEY — There’s no going back. That was the message from District Superintendent Fred McCarthy as he kicked off the campaign this week for a $25 million bond measure to help pay for the move of Langley Middle School to the high school campus.

Ignore lawsuit letter, critics of Langley Passage tell city council

Opponents of a controversial subdivision are pressing the Langley City Council to move forward with its rejection of the project, despite the recent threat of a lawsuit over the housing development.

Price Johnson to seek reelection as Island County commissioner | UPDATED

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson will run for reelection. Price Johnson said she was running for a second term because she wanted to see follow-up work completed on a number of issues.