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Langley City Council give thumbs down to sanctuary city ordinance

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

 

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

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

 

Freeland father, daughter plead ‘guilty’ in escrow case

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

 

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

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

Clinton man sentenced in federal court for child porn

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

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…

Lone Lake to be restocked with trout

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

Supreme Court denies commissioners’ request to reconsider

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

Commissioners deny grant, calling Coupeville anti-Navy

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

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

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

Langley Middle School transition plans announced

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

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…

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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…

Trump decisions touch Whidbey Island

For better or worse, President Donald Trump’s actions have already touched Whidbey…

Rent still a contributor to homelessness of South Whidbey

Volunteers for Point in Time count look far and wide to gauge Island homelessness

Trump’s sanctuary city order could cost Langley $1.4 million

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Wednesday could halt…

Goodbye Langley Middle School; board votes to shutter school indefinitely

Langley Middle School’s doors will shut indefinitely after the South Whidbey School…

Boat adrift in Puget Sound since December lands at Brighton Beach

A derelict vessel that has eluded state authorities for nearly a month…

Longtime South Whidbey volunteer firefighter, captain retires after 22 years

One of the longest-serving volunteer firefighters for South Whidbey Fire/EMS has hung…

South Whidbey School Board to decide Langley Middle School’s fate tonight

South Whidbey School District directors are expected to vote on the long…

Parks district OK’s soccer game while fields remain closed

After weeks of looking elsewhere to practice and play games, a South…

Sea lion visits Nichols Brothers, practices car decorating skills

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

Over 1,000 march in Langley protest; participation exceeded city’s population

Langley was host to perhaps the largest political demonstration in the city’s…

Whidbey residents make history as part of Womxn’s March on Seattle

They caught the 8 a.m. Clinton ferry, loaded four buses in Mukilteo,…

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…

Sanctuary city talks resume at Langley City Hall

If there is anyone opposed to Langley becoming a sanctuary city, their…

Soggy South Whidbey soccer fields, closure lead to gripes

An old squabble over field usage between the South Whidbey Youth Soccer…

Langley couple buys Whidbey Airpark; pilots supportive of improvement plans

Whidbey Airpark is under new ownership. Sky and Tara Rudolph, who recently…

WICA to ‘shine a light’ on intolerance

Theater, music and film have long been mediums used to start dialogues…

Homeless meeting at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts draws 150 people

A community discussion about homelessness on Whidbey drew a crowd of about…

Island County settles Wonn Road beach access lawsuit

In a 2-1 vote Tuesday, the Island County Board of Commissioners chose…

Wonn Road dispute may finally end with settlement

A decades-long feud over shoreline property at the end of Wonn Road…

Pink hats and politics: Islanders join efforts toward women’s national march

Whidbey Island will be well represented next Saturday at the Women’s March…

O’Neal returns to South Whidbey School Board

Fred O’Neal is back on the South Whidbey School Board. O’Neal, a…

House fire claims the life of Coupeville man

A Coupeville man perished Friday night in the third house fire in…

Flu sufferers fill Whidbey Island waiting rooms

Flu is taking its toll on Island County with feverish people packing…

A second proposed settlement on the table in beach access lawsuit

Island County commissioners will be discussing publicly for the first time Wednesday…

Two South Whidbey residents apply for vacant school board seat

A former longtime South Whidbey School Board director and an at times…

Over 1,000 turn out for annual Sea Float Scramble in Langley

It’s often said that winter is the time of year when business…

Freeland sewer project resumes

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