Justin Burnett

Justin posted 657 stories to South Whidbey Record.
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Clinton man with stolen car charged

A night cruising around in a stolen car has left a Clinton…

  • Mar 25th, 2017 10:00am

South Whidbey teens arrested after string of car thefts

A car-stealing spree that began in Coupeville on Tuesday, ended in Oak…

  • Mar 25th, 2017 10:00am

Trump represents the ultra rich

Editor, The Affordable Care Act is not failing. The GOP is trying…

  • Mar 25th, 2017 8:00am

Langley councilwoman won’t resign early as planned

Langley City Councilwoman Rene Neff won’t resign this summer as planned. Neff…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 6:00am

Langley is officially inclusive; city council also agrees to keep ordinance discussion alive

Langley is now an inclusive city by resolution, and may later become…

  • Mar 21st, 2017 4:00pm

Port of South Whidbey OKs over $23,000 in economic development grants

Port of South Whidbey commissioners on Tuesday agreed to dish out over…

  • Mar 18th, 2017 8:00am

Newspaper bill from city hall was just to ‘get your attention,’ mayor says

Though he personally sent an invoice, Langley Mayor Tim Callison said Monday…

  • Mar 13th, 2017 3:44pm

Freeland sewer board considers holding project indefinitely

By this time next week, the long debated Phase 1A Freeland sewer…

  • Mar 11th, 2017 10:00am

Mayor of Langley puts price on freedom of the press

In an unprecedented move, Langley Mayor Tim Callison this week began a…

  • Mar 11th, 2017 3:25pm

Volunteers clean up Dan Porter Park in Clinton

Dan Porter Park got an overdue makeover Saturday. About 20 volunteers showed…

  • Mar 8th, 2017 10:00am

Port eyes $1.67 million in fairgrounds improvments

The Port of South Whidbey hopes to become the official new owner…

  • Mar 8th, 2017 8:00am

This year’s Whidbey Island Fair to be held in July

The Whidbey Island Fair will kick off about two weeks earlier than…

  • Mar 1st, 2017 6:00am

Commissioners deny grant, calling Coupeville anti-Navy

Firing a shot across the bow of any communities that decide to…

  • Feb 14th, 2017 4:00pm

Ace evacuated after stove ‘poof’

A propane fire insert on display in the center of the store…

  • Feb 11th, 2017 6:00pm

Sex offender moves to Greenbank, cops to hold community meeting

A level two sex offender has moved to Greenbank and will be…

  • Feb 10th, 2017 6:00pm

Ferry passenger who refuses to pay causes back-up, sailing delay

A ferry customer who refused to pay for a ticket Friday morning…

  • Feb 10th, 2017 9:22am

South Whidbey High Risk State Park?

Instead of permanently shuttering 46 campgrounds at South Whidbey State Park to…

  • Feb 10th, 2017 3:54pm

Stand up for your rights, rights of others

Editor, In the South Whidbey Record and other media, I’m now seeing…

  • Feb 8th, 2017 4:00pm

Freeland trail work may begin next month

Construction on the fourth section of what county government dreams will one…

  • Feb 8th, 2017 10:00am

Long-range state parks plan says camping at South Whidbey State Park a no-go

The trees will remain, overnight camping will not. That’s the verdict of…

  • Feb 4th, 2017 8:00am

Sea lion visits Nichols Brothers, practices car decorating skills

A large California sea lion made national waves in Freeland on Saturday.…

  • Jan 25th, 2017 12:01pm

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Monte Wolverton.

  • Jan 24th, 2017 7:16am

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Resolutions, ice cream and bumpy plane rides

So much for New Year’s resolutions. I only had one — to…

  • Jan 21st, 2017 6:00am

Inauguration day: Langley family celebrates in D.C. with Pres. Trump as Dems protest at home

While most South Whidbey Republicans spent Inauguration Day in quiet celebration, one…

  • Jan 24th, 2017 1:45pm

Coupeville man faces child porn charges

A Coupeville man is facing more than eight years in prison for…

  • Jan 18th, 2017 4:42pm

Freeland sewer project resumes

Despite significant and looming funding problems, the Freeland Water and Sewer District…

  • Jan 7th, 2017 6:00am

Suspect in fatal collision in Freeland had Oxycodone in system

David Lee Hinton, the driver who struck and killed a bicyclist on…

  • Jan 5th, 2017 8:28am

Freeland sewer work suspended; draft study reveals unacceptable rates

After spending more than three years and about $1.6 million to bring…

  • Dec 24th, 2016 12:41pm

California murder was an ‘accident,’ attorney says

A defense attorney representing a Clinton woman who is accused of murdering…

  • Dec 17th, 2016 8:00am

Nichols found guilty, judge hands down maximum sentence

Before a filled courtroom in Coupeville, a judge likened drinking and driving…

  • Dec 16th, 2016 5:03pm

EDITOR’S COLUMN | They’re gonna be great, trust me.

It’s been more than a month since the November General Election, and…

  • Dec 14th, 2016 6:00am

Nichols case set for trial next week

A South Whidbey woman accused of driving drunk and causing a Valentine’s…

  • Dec 14th, 2016 10:30am

Burglaries prompt public warning by Island County Sheriff’s Office

A string of burglaries on South Whidbey prompted island police to issue…

  • Dec 9th, 2016 4:00pm

WEATHER UPDATE | Forecasters predict one to three inches of snow on Thursday

The National Weather Service has downgraded the “winter storm watch” it issued…

  • Dec 7th, 2016 3:53pm

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Beware Washington’s signature green goop

Question: What’s slipperier, the slime/mold that so loves to cake decks on…

  • Dec 7th, 2016 6:00am

Certified Island County election results yield no surprises

Island County’s 2016 General Election results were certified Tuesday, revealing no surprises.…

  • Dec 4th, 2016 9:57am

Missing funds at South Whidbey High School Booster Club sparks case

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is working on a felony-level theft case…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016 6:00am

Suquamish to join Tokitae on Clinton ferry route

A small effort that began in Clinton and blossomed into an area-wide…

  • Dec 4th, 2016 9:50am

Port of South Whidbey OK’s $1.38 million budget

Port of South Whidbey commissioners this week approved a 2017 budget that…

  • Nov 26th, 2016 6:00am

State still pondering where to put new 144-car ferry

The fate of an effort to bring the fourth and final 144-car…

  • Nov 25th, 2016 4:00pm

Freeland sewer project hits snag; well costs, lifespan now in question

The viability of an $800,000 property the Freeland Water and Sewer District…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 7:57am

Thanks for the votes, we’ll do great things together

Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the…

  • Nov 19th, 2016 12:00pm

Port of South Whidbey, Goosefoot consider kitchen partnership at fairgrounds

A hefty upgrade and potential expansion to a commercial kitchen at the…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016 9:57am

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Trump is our new president, accept it

I’ve been thinking about a post-election column on the presidential race for…

  • Nov 16th, 2016 6:00am

South Whidbey woman works to help refugees

A Freeland woman who describes herself as just a “regular” person is…

  • Nov 12th, 2016 9:31am

Coffee blamed as cause of Suburban crash

Reaching for a cup of coffee had a frightening consequence for a…

  • Nov 11th, 2016 6:00pm

Clinton ferry service resumes following morning closure

The Clinton-to-Mukilteo ferry route is back in action. Washington State Ferries confirmed…

  • Nov 5th, 2016 12:41pm

Clinton ferry service resumes following morning closure

The Clinton-to-Mukilteo ferry route is back in action. Washington State Ferries confirmed…

  • Nov 7th, 2016 5:49pm

Elect Price Johnson to another term

Editor, With the election only a few days away, we are writing…

  • Nov 5th, 2016 10:00am

Box truck cripples Mukilteo ferry terminal, closes entire route

Service on the Clinton-to-Mukilteo ferry route was brought to a sudden halt…

  • Nov 5th, 2016 12:35pm