Justin Burnett

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Langley council hopefuls Korrow, Emerson and Morton lead on Election Night | UPDATED

Langley will have some new faces on the city council next year.…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 1:54pm

Langley councilman files ethics complaint over being labeled a Trump supporter

A Langley city councilman seeking reelection this November has filed an ethics…

  • Oct 28th, 2017 1:30am

Clinton man finds skull in storage unit

A South Whidbey picker’s score of a lifetime came with an unexpected…

  • Oct 11th, 2017 6:00am

Clinton beach access project breaks border to the shoreline

Five years ago, Kyle Richardson was living life in California. He had…

  • Oct 9th, 2017 8:38am

Critics question gun store following Las Vegas tragedy

The massacre in Las Vegas has put a Clinton business in the…

  • Oct 9th, 2017 8:26am

Coupeville man gets 30 months for child porn

A Coupeville man was sentenced to two and half years in prison…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 10:00am

Lagoon Point finishes four-year-long bridge project

Following a four-year closure, Whidbey Island’s only private bridge should be back…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 10:22am

Dick Caldwell dies at 83

Dick Caldwell, a former Island County commissioner and conservative voice on Whidbey,…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 4:00pm

State, family to erect memorial road sign for DUI victim

Mary Jo Keil wakes up every morning and thinks about the same…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 4:00pm

Town picnic committee offers a note of thanks

Editor, Clinton Town Picnic sponsors wanted to throw Clinton’s fourth annual picnic.…

  • Sep 16th, 2017 1:30am

County coughs over new Freeland pot biz sign

Whidbey Island Cannabis Co. relocated to Freeland last week and introduced itself…

  • Sep 9th, 2017 8:00am

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Be ready for disaster before it strikes

It’s the end of the world! Well, at least it seems like…

  • Sep 9th, 2017 1:30am

Two boys suspected in Freeland house fire

Whidbey police have arrested two young boys in connection with a suspicious…

  • Sep 8th, 2017 3:01pm

Lewellen pleads guilty, receives 138-month sentence

A Yelm man and former South Whidbey resident will spend the next…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 2:42pm

Boy scout with Whidbey roots builds shelter for food bank

Good Cheer Food Bank customers waiting for a ride home now have…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017 10:00am

Shipyard’s record employee boom ends following busy year, stalled project

The record employee boom at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders appears to be…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017 8:00am

Port to hold public meeting on Clinton market study

Calming and managing ferry traffic, developing a community drain field for new…

  • Aug 26th, 2017 8:00am

Family Forrest Fest wasn’t bad at all

Editor, I’m writing this in response to your article regarding the “Family…

  • Aug 25th, 2017 4:30pm

‘Suspicious’ fire destroys Honeymoon Bay home

Justin Burnett/The Record — South Whidbey Fire/EMS firefighters work to extinguish a house fire on Honeymoon Bay Road on Wednesday evening. The fire was deemed “suspicious” in nature.

  • Aug 24th, 2017 5:06pm

Flat Earth: from skeptic to believer

South Whidbey grad Mark Sargent has been known for many things. Once…

  • Aug 21st, 2017 4:40pm

Neighbors protest event in Clinton that is expected to draw hundreds

An overnight camping event that aims to bring young families and nature…

  • Aug 19th, 2017 8:00am

EDITOR’S COLUMN | The world is not flat, the news isn’t fake

I met with a conspiracy theorist this week, a bona fide Flat…

  • Aug 19th, 2017 1:30am

951-foot Bob Hope wasn’t in distress, military sea command reports

A 951-foot Military Sealift Command vessel that appeared to have run aground…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 8:00am

Fire claims another Useless Bay Colony home

A Useless Bay Colony home was destroyed in an early morning fire…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:33pm

As road project passes half-way mark, expect no more daytime delays

Four months into the state’s major highway repaving project, the heavy lifting…

  • Aug 12th, 2017 6:00am

Arr, Langley be gettin ‘pirate-style’ telescopes

The view in Langley is about to get a whole lot better.…

  • Aug 9th, 2017 1:30am

As Freeland sewers drown in financial infeasibility, two new proposals rise to surface

With a $5 million funding gap continuing to hamstring the Freeland sewer…

  • Aug 5th, 2017 6:00am

Hundreds compete in Whidbey Triathlon

Some raced with friends, some with spouses, and some just for and…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 1:20pm

Famous musician survives head-on crash with suspected drunk driver in Langley

Internationally known musician and Grammy award winner Macklemore was involved in a…

  • Aug 1st, 2017 3:24pm

The Whidbey Triathlon, in photos

More than 200 people competed in the 21st Whidbey Triathlon on Saturday,…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 1:00pm

Burglars tee off at Clinton’s Island Greens Golf Course — again

Wielding a sledge hammer to break up concrete from around a steel…

  • Jul 29th, 2017 6:00am

Attic fire closes Senior Thrift in Freeland

Senior Thrift in Freeland is closed due to a fire that broke…

  • Jul 25th, 2017 7:49am

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Ready for Whidbey and the Northwest

It’s nice to be back, really. I get pretty sick of the…

  • Jul 19th, 2017 6:30am

Clinton Wells Fargo to close

Clinton will soon be down to just one bank as Wells Fargo…

  • Jul 18th, 2017 3:12pm

State adds sailings on Clinton route for busy Fourth of July weekend

To mitigate the loss of the Tokitae and ease the busy Fourth…

  • Jul 1st, 2017 8:30am

Celebrate America blasts off in Freeland next week

Hot food, 1980’s revival glam rock music and a 20-minute fireworks display…

  • Jun 28th, 2017 8:30am

We need common sense gun control

Editor, So many, too many shootings. How sad we have let our…

  • Jun 28th, 2017 10:01am

South Whidbey in running for ‘nicest’ place in America contest

Reader’s Digest Magazine has named South Whidbey a finalist in its Nicest…

  • Jun 28th, 2017 4:57pm

National Geographic boat was damaged during launch; cruise company cancels scheduled tours

The National Geographic Quest, a 240-foot cruise boat completed by Nichols Brothers…

  • Jun 27th, 2017 7:23am

Maxwelton parade organizers name Danny Ward grand marshal

Bust out your sunscreen and dust off your parade gear, the 102nd…

  • Jun 24th, 2017 10:00am

Freeland says goodbye to ‘the last chicken house’

A chapter of Freeland’s agricultural and pioneering past closed this week with…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 2:51pm

Pooch falls off huge Clinton bluff, lives to wag tail another day

A stranded pup named “Chunk” was rescued from the side of a…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 8:00am

Alternative lending program, WILL, a benefit for Whidbey

By RANDY WILCOX I found my way to Whidbey in one of…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 6:30am

Nichols launches National Geographic Quest cruise boat

Holmes Harbor accepted Nichols Brothers Boat Builders latest contribution to the maritime…

  • Jun 16th, 2017 9:07am

Clinton man pleads ‘not guilty’ to vehicular homicide charge

Jeffrey Lewellen, the Clinton man accused of causing a collision that killed…

  • Jun 15th, 2017 10:05am

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Don’t wait for aliens to arrive, go out and volunteer

By JUSTIN BURNETT According to the famous quote by notable philosopher Justin…

  • Jun 12th, 2017 10:24am

Headstone of Honeymoon Bay’s namesake is relocated to area clubhouse

Nearly 110 years after her wedding day and the lovers’ retreat that…

  • Jun 10th, 2017 7:15pm

Driftwood blaze the result of unattended beach fire, official says

An unattended beach fire got out of control at Admiralty Heights on…

  • Jun 8th, 2017 2:50pm

Island County seeks noxious weed board member

The Island County commissioners are seeking applicants to fill a position on…

  • Jun 5th, 2017 5:38pm

Seattle’s future mayor? Greenbank man says he has the right stuff

Fifteen years ago, Thom Gunn wrote a column for the Seattle Times…

  • Jun 3rd, 2017 6:00am