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Therapy dog helps South Whidbey Elementary School students read, relax

Students have come to know it as “Ruby Time.” Aiden Moore, 7,…

 

County launches opiate program aimed at Whidbey, Camano addicts

Island County recently launched two programs aimed at opioid abuse. A new…

 

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center expansion now 74 percent complete

Private “air-jet” massage tubs for mothers-to-be. Skylights shining above waiting rooms. Patient…

 

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…

Hawk spends 12 hours in The Goose swooping shoppers, scaring employees

A sharp-shinned hawk made The Goose its home for about 12 hours…

Langley inclusive city ordinance returns, with teeth

A draft inclusive city ordinance to be unveiled and examined by the…

Guitar, ukulele program brings music to the classroom

In the late afternoon on March 7 inside South Whidbey Elementary School,…

Study scrubs plans for solar panels on Langley city hall

An effort to make Langley City Hall more green-friendly with the installation…

Freeland sewer project remains afloat with 2-1 vote by Freeland Water and Sewer District Commissioners | Corrected

The Freeland sewer project will live on. A majority of the Freeland…

WSF to propose Clinton ferry schedule change at open house

Washington State Ferries (WSF) is proposing schedule changes to the Clinton-to-Mukilteo ferry…

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…

Freeland sewer board considers holding project indefinitely

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

Whidbey ‘citizen scientists’ publish seabird study

For the past 12 years, Frances Wood could be found on early…

Mayor of Langley puts price on freedom of the press

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

Island County health officials exonerated by state board

The state Board of Health exonerated two Island County public health officials…

Council agrees to discuss new draft inclusive ordinance

The door could still be open for a sanctuary city vote in…

Port eyes $1.67 million in fairgrounds improvments

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

Marine Corps League to set up on South End

A new Marine Corps League is coming to South Whidbey and organizers…

Over 200 attend town talk with Rep. Rick Larsen | Corrected

Congressman Rick Larsen told a packed audience of more than 200 people…

Iconic Central Whidbey barn burns to ground

Fire took down an iconic Central Whidbey barn Monday night, turning the…

South Whidbey veterans receive quilts in honor of service

While “The Greatest Generation” continues to fade away with time, a community…

Rene Neff to resign from Langley City Council

Langley City Councilwoman Rene Neff confirmed this week that she will resign…

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

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

Good Cheer welcomes its youngest board member — ever

Most college applications only include information on a student’s grade point average,…

SLIDESHOW | Lone Lake swimming with rainbows; fly clubs dump 500 pounds of trout into ‘regional’ fishing hole

Five hundred pounds of trout were introduced into Lone Lake on Monday.…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

School district property taxes could increase with Senate bill

An education bill recently passed by the Senate majority and now before…

State report finds link between Growlers, health problems

A Washington State Department of Health report that analyzes existing studies contradicts…

Jet noise won’t be a problem, hospital chief says

Officials with WhidbeyHealth Medical Center should consider how proposed Navy Growler jet…

Langley City Council give thumbs down to sanctuary city ordinance

Langley will not become a sanctuary city, and it appears the mayor…

Clinton man sentenced in federal court for child porn

A former Clinton resident was sentenced in federal court this week for…

Freeland father, daughter plead ‘guilty’ in escrow case

A Freeland woman who ran an escrow company with her father is…

Langley mayor may resign if sanctuary city vote is OK’d

Langley Mayor Tim Callison confirmed Tuesday that he may resign if the…

The women of South Whidbey Fire/EMS: changing perceptions one fire at a time

The fire service has traditionally been dominated by men, and continues to…

SW Record examines complex sanctuary debate

The sanctuary city topic in Langley has dominated headlines in The Record…

Supreme Court denies commissioners’ request to reconsider

The state Supreme Court last week denied the Island County commissioners’ request…

Lone Lake to be restocked with trout

Fishermen wielding bows and arrows will take to Lone Lake this April…

Commissioners deny grant, calling Coupeville anti-Navy

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

Langley Middle School transition plans announced

Maxwelton Road will be a busy place in the morning on school…

Death with dignity: Freeland woman fights to make assisted suicide less taboo

Vocal, independent and opinionated, Theo Wells has spent much of her life…

Around 200 gather for sanctuary city meeting at Langley church

Nearly 200 people attended an educational community meeting Thursday night at the…

South Whidbey High Risk State Park?

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

Freeland trail work may begin next month

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

Sanctuary vote tabled; critics of proposal speak up at city council meeting

Monday night’s Langley City Council meeting did not include a decision on…

Kids swap books for boards, sleds and skis after Monday snowfall

South Whidbey residents were quick to take advantage of about two inches…

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…

Sanctuary city? Yea or nay, Langley council to decide Monday

The Langley City Council is expected to vote on a resolution Monday…

School Districts face levy-lid crisis; Legislature considers one-year extension

By GRACE SWANSON WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA, Feb. 1 — With…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Nichols ferry gets warm welcome in American Samoa

When Nichols Brothers Boat Builders employee Jim Stach departed South Whidbey onboard…

Langley arms cops with opioid antidote

Tucked away inside each of the defibrillator boxes carried by Langley Police…

Audit shows Island Transit is on right path

More than two years down the road from financial havoc, Island Transit…