Justin Burnett

Justin posted 701 stories to South Whidbey Record.
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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

No traffic light, roundabout for Cameron Road, state says

State road officials appear to be rejecting a request from several businesses…

  • Jun 7th, 2017 11:32am

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 27, 2017

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 27, 2017

  • May 27th, 2017 6:30am

Filing week yields two more South Whidbey races: parks and city council

The close of filing week has revealed two additional races, one for…

  • May 26th, 2017 6:00pm

EDITORIAL | Looking forward to a new Dog House (corrected)

Barring any new or unforeseen obstacles, the Dog House in Langley will…

  • May 25th, 2017 10:08am

Useless Bay tidelands to remain under Parks purview

Hundreds of acres of Useless Bay tidelands will remain under the stewardship…

  • May 23rd, 2017 6:00pm

Today’s cartoons for Saturday, May 20, 2017

Today’s cartoons for Saturday, May 20, 2017

  • May 20th, 2017 6:30am

Langley City Council now has two races

Langley has another city council race. Christy Korrow, chairwoman of Langley Planning…

  • May 19th, 2017 6:00pm

PHOTO GALLERY | Useless Bay, a kitesurfer’s playground

Justin Burnett/The Record — Here’s some shots of Edward Crawford charging Useless…

  • May 19th, 2017 4:19pm

First day of filing week produces race for Langley City Council seat

An open Langley City Council seat became the first contested race on…

  • May 17th, 2017 2:00pm

Filing week to begin with Langley City Council vacancy

Two of three Langley City Council members up for election this November…

  • May 15th, 2017 9:14am

Bow fishermen return to Lone Lake for carp

Two more carp are in the bag and out of Lone Lake.…

  • May 11th, 2017 10:22am

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Nancy Waddell has The Record’s gratitude

When I was 22, I applied for my very first newspaper job…

  • May 3rd, 2017 6:00am

Bayview Farmers Market official reports strong opening day

The 2017 farmers market season on South Whidbey opened Saturday, flowing with…

  • May 3rd, 2017 9:15am

Building a bridge to the beach; ADA upgrades planned for Clinton Beach Park

Getting closer to the water’s edge on South Whidbey will soon be…

  • Apr 29th, 2017 8:00am

Status of gray whale hit by boat unknown

The fate of gray whale struck by a powerboat in Saratoga Passage…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 1:51pm

State extends Whidbey highway work to weekends

Construction at Highway 525 and Highway 20 intersections will now extend into…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017 8:00am

New museum exhibit highlights 120,000 years on Whidbey

About 1,200 centuries ago, Whidbey was part of a broad alluvial plain…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017 6:00am

MV Tokitae hauls less by total, more on average; 144-car ferry still makes the grade, officials say

The state ferry Tokitae transported over 23,000 fewer cars, made 10 percent…

  • Apr 19th, 2017 6:30am

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler.

  • Apr 19th, 2017 6:00am

Future of Freeland sewers still in doubt

Freeland Water and Sewer District commissioners wanted feedback, and they got it.…

  • Apr 16th, 2017 8:20am

30-mile Highway 525 paving project begins this week

Orange traffic cones are up along parts of Highway 525, and so…

  • Apr 12th, 2017 8:00am

Freeland sewers a bust? Board looks to business community for direction | CORRECTED

For Freeland sewer supporters, the news is not good. A finalized rate…

  • Apr 10th, 2017 5:10pm

Comcast outage affects 13,000 devices on Whidbey

A failure of key Comcast equipment in Burlington knocked out cable and…

  • Apr 1st, 2017 8:00am

EDITOR’S COLUMN | Don’t miss the whale festival, consider volunteering with Hearts & Hammers

By JUSTIN BURNETT One of the best parts about living on South…

  • Apr 1st, 2017 6:00am

Whidbey Island Fairgrounds property transfer wraps up

The votes are in, the signatures signed and the deed filed. The…

  • Mar 31st, 2017 6:00pm

March landslides damage South Whidbey home, roads

It’s landslide season, and as usual Whidbey Island does not disappoint. In…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 6:00am

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