Evan Thompson

Evan posted 682 stories to South Whidbey Record.
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Cub Scout Pack 57 cleans Sills Road in Clinton

Cub Scout Pack 57 was busy at work on Nov. 12. Five…

  • Nov 19th, 2016 8:00am

Home decor, accessories on show at new store on Langley’s First Street

For Jack and Suzanne Healy, owners of Artisan Crafted on First Street…

  • Nov 19th, 2016 8:00am

Star Store flooding headache traced to Second Street fix in Langley

Unintended consequences of the $2.2 million redesign of Second Street in 2014…

  • Nov 19th, 2016 6:00am

Falcon runners fall short of goals at state meet | FALCON CROSS COUNTRY

South Whidbey senior Sophia Morgan had a simple goal heading into the…

  • Nov 18th, 2016 5:33pm

Langley looks at code change to green light wellness center

An amendment to Langley municipal code may be the next step toward…

  • Nov 16th, 2016 8:06am

Falcons go two-and-out at state volleyball championships | FALCON VOLLEYBALL

In the end, it wasn’t South Whidbey’s opponents who defeated them at…

  • Nov 15th, 2016 4:00pm

Falcons drop opening match at state | FALCON VOLLEYBALL

South Whidbey volleyball lost its opening match against La Conner 3-1 on…

  • Nov 12th, 2016 6:00pm

Swimmers advance to state as ‘wildcards’

When South Whidbey senior Kinsey Eager stepped out of the Fidalgo Pool…

  • Nov 12th, 2016 4:00pm

City budgets for infrastructure, 2.2 percent COLAs in 2017 preliminary budget

Langley’s 2017 $6.6 million preliminary budget includes improvements to city streets, a…

  • Nov 12th, 2016 8:00am

Galileo ROV team to meet with Port of Seattle

South Whidbey’s Galileo ROV team will soon take a break from building…

  • Nov 12th, 2016 6:00am

South Whidbey honors island veterans

Dozens gathered for a Veterans Day service on Friday morning at the…

  • Nov 11th, 2016 4:00pm

Runners fall short at final state meet | FALCON CROSS COUNTRY

Competing at the Class 1A boys and girls cross country state championships…

  • Nov 11th, 2016 3:48pm

November 12, 1991 and November 10, 2001 | HISTORY CORNER

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 10:00am

Football elects not to play in crossover game

Sometimes football seasons end in crushing ways, whether it be a missed…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 10:00am

Knights of Columbus 11th Annual Potato Drive | KUDOS

The St. Hubert’s Knights of Columbus Council recently held a successful food…

  • Nov 10th, 2016 9:39am

Volleyball advances to class 1A state tournament | FALCON VOLLEYBALL

Road trips are usually fun. This one wasn’t. The four-hour closure of…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 8:00am

City Council approves 1 percent increase for property taxes

The city of Langley’s top revenue source for the 2017 fiscal year…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 6:00am

Remembering the lost on Veteran’s Day

It was a common sacrifice that connects World War II veterans Merle…

  • Nov 8th, 2016 4:30pm

Girls soccer nudged out of postseason | FALCON GIRLS SOCCER

South Whidbey girls soccer fought for its chance to make the postseason.…

  • Nov 5th, 2016 4:00pm

South Whidbey daughter makes all-academic team | KUDOS

Nora Felt, a 2013 South Whidbey High School graduate and senior at…

  • Nov 5th, 2016 2:00pm

Volleyball heads into bi-district tourney as third seed

Whether it was timing, preparation or a mixture of both, South Whidbey…

  • Nov 5th, 2016 10:00am

Langley eyes $6.5 million budget, city to release full document Nov. 18

Revenues that make up Langley’s draft $6.5 million budget will be the…

  • Nov 4th, 2016 4:30pm

Closing a school? South Whidbey parents, teachers find grim facility plans hard to swallow

A picture that was once a blur of how the South Whidbey…

  • Nov 4th, 2016 4:33pm

South Whidbey senior named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

Time is money for South Whidbey High School senior Kari Hustad. After all, she’s juggling…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 8:00am

Cross country battles through mudsoaked course en route to state

Standing in mudcaked shoes just beyond the finish line as they tried…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 8:19am

South Whidbey School Board up for statewide recognition

What began as a normal practice of self-evaluation may turn into a…

  • Nov 1st, 2016 6:00pm

‘Coach’ lives on — South Whidbey School Board approves stadium be renamed after sports icon

Even in his 90s, Jim “Coach” Leierer was never far from the sidelines …

  • Oct 31st, 2016 5:14pm

South Whidbey duo in limbo after placing third in bi-district | FALCON BOYS TENNIS

It’s a feeling that is all too familiar for South Whidbey boys tennis sophomore Kody Newman.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 8:38am

Weekly sports briefs: Volleyball, football celebrate wins, cross country to host meet

Volleyball wins in three sets on Senior Night South Whidbey’s volleyball team…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 8:36am

Falcons win in three sets on Senior Night | FALCON VOLLEYBALL

South Whidbey’s volleyball team defeated Sultan 3-0 on Monday night. The Falcons closed out the regularseason 8-6 overall and 6-6 in the Cascade Conference. Senior Kacie Hanson led the Falcons with 11 kills, six aces and four digs. Megan Drake, another senior,finished with five kills and two aces.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 9:54pm

Falcons fall to Granite Falls, host CPC on Friday | FALCON FOOTBALL

South Whidbey football lost to Granite Falls on 47-6 on Oct. 21, dropping its record 0-8 overall and 0-5 in the league. The Falcons host Cedar Park Christian at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 9:53pm

Falcons to host large postseason meet | FALCON CROSS COUNTRY

The Northwest Class 1B-4A District Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday afternoon atSouth Whidbey High School. Teams from 1B/2B, 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A classifications will compete in the 5,000-meter meet.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 9:52pm

South Whidbey duo in limbo after placing third in bi-district | FALCON BOYS TENNIS

It’s a feeling that is all too familiar for South Whidbey boys tennis sophomore Kody Newman. Now his teammates, doubles team Ryan Wenzek and Hank Papritz, share his pain. Wenzek and Papritz, both juniors, are alternates to the Class 1A boys tennis state championships after finishing third in the League and Bi-District Tournament on Oct. 21-22 at Amy Yee Tennis Center in Seattle.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 9:38pm

Langley nonprofit promotes cultural understanding

Intercultural understanding is something that can’t wait in the eyes of Northwest Language Cultural Center Director Josette Hendrix.

  • Oct 28th, 2016 3:24pm

Langley talks affordable housing

If Langley is to tackle its housing-related issues and grow from within city limits, it may need to think small. Accessory dwelling units, small homes that are adjacent or attached to a single family house, could be a viable solution.

  • Oct 24th, 2016 4:27pm

South Whidbey at Home brings volunteers, members together

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.

  • Oct 23rd, 2016 3:27pm

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

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.

  • Oct 21st, 2016 11:00pm

Helping Haiti: volunteers staff clinics following hurricane

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

  • Oct 21st, 2016 10:51pm

Langley City Council tables Seawall Park closure

For the evening walkers and 3 a.m. swimmers who use Seawall Park in Langley, there is hope yet.

  • Oct 18th, 2016 9:45pm

Petitioning for a second chance at life; Family lobbies for anti-overdose heroin drug

If there’s one thing Clinton resident Riley Rayner wanted for his older brother Dylan, it was a second chance at life. He died from an accidental opiate overdose in June while attending college in Oakland.

  • Oct 20th, 2016 4:45pm

UPDATE | South Whidbey football’s homecoming game has been cancelled

South Whidbey's homecoming football game against Sultan, which was scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m., has been cancelled due to a power outage, according to Athletic Director Paul Lagerstedt. The girls soccer home game against Sultan scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday has also been cancelled. It has been rescheduled for at 10 a.m. on Oct. 22.

  • Oct 15th, 2016 7:38pm

South Whidbey student duo brings drama club back to center stage

Combine enthusiasm, a passion for acting and some help from the community, and theater can be made out of thin air. Just look at what South Whidbey High School seniors Chloe Hood and Kari Hustad have accomplished.

  • Oct 17th, 2016 3:11pm

Falcons vies for third and final playoff spot | FALCON GIRLS SOCCER

The South Whidbey girls soccer team has a lot riding on its match against Sultan on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Waterman’s Field.

  • Oct 14th, 2016 10:33pm

Nearing postseason, Falcons swinging momentum in their favor | FALCON VOLLEYBALL

If the goal for South Whidbey’s volleyball team is to enter the postseason with some momentum, then Thursday night’s 3-0 victory over Granite Falls was the first step in that direction.

  • Oct 14th, 2016 10:32pm

Boys tennis returns from hiatus, lose 5-0 to Overlake | FALCON BOYS TENNIS

South Whidbey’s boys tennis team was a bit rusty on Monday afternoon. Though it wasn’t an excuse to lose 5-0 to Overlake, Falcon head coach Karyle Kramer said, it may have contributed to the slow starts the players had.

  • Oct 11th, 2016 9:37pm

‘Coach’ Jim Leierer fans seek stadium name change

Efforts to rename South Whidbey High School’s stadium after the late “Coach” Jim Leierer have resumed in the form of a Facebook petition.

  • Oct 13th, 2016 3:34pm

Drug use has Clinton in fume; Police aren’t doing enough, residents say

Though a storm just passed through South Whidbey, another one of frustration and anger was unleashed at a Clinton community meeting Monday night.

  • Oct 11th, 2016 9:24pm

Fed up Clinton calls for crime meeting

While ferries and voters forums are seemingly the hottest topics in Clinton these days, another problem is lurking about. In response to a buildup of drug activity happening both in neighborhoods and downtown, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce is holding a community crime prevention meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10 at the Clinton Community Hall.

  • Oct 9th, 2016 3:16pm

New ferry for Clinton-Mukilteo route? You bet, candidates say

Following a unified community effort for ferry improvements on the South End, Senator Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, said at an election forum Wednesday night that she has formally requested Washington State Ferries to assign the Suquamish, the fourth 144-car ferry, to the Clinton-to-Mukilteo route.

  • Oct 7th, 2016 10:54pm

Falcons run well in home cross country invitational | FALCON CROSS COUNTRY

South Whidbey sophomore Callahan Yale’s goal was simple coming into Thursday’s Cascade Conference Invitational at South Whidbey High School: Get better.

  • Oct 7th, 2016 10:46pm