Life

Health ‘Heroes’ lauded for community service on Island County

Annual award recognizes going ‘beyond the norm’

Paying respect to Whidbey’s nature the Tibetan Buddhist way

A Tibetan Buddhist religious community will circumnavigate Whidbey Island next Tuesday in…

High school senior to perform farewell concert at WICA

Katyrose Jordan couldn’t leave for college without first giving thanks to the…

Slow Food honors chef, soup kitchen with donation

Slow Food Whidbey Island has donated $100 to the Soup Kitchen in…

  • May 24th, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | May 25, 1967, May 26, 1992, May 25, 2002

50 years ago Editor: Dan Stebbins Oily rags caused the school fire…

  • May 24th, 2017

KUDOS | Fire district announces new lieutenants

South Whidbey residents might see new people wearing red lieutenant fire helmets.…

  • May 24th, 2017

Three Whidbey artists to exhibit fresh landscapes over Memorial Day weekend

An exhibition featuring the work of three South Whidbey artists opens next…

  • May 22nd, 2017

Theme: Kindness is something all can give

BY SUSAN KNICKERBOCKER Contributing Writer Each year, the South Whidbey Record features…

  • May 22nd, 2017

Grateful Deadheaders: the group that keeps Meerkerk Gardens rockin

To some, gardening isn’t so fun. It entails dirty hands and sore…

South Whidbey High School band students win event

Three South Whidbey High School students placed first in the small brass…

  • May 20th, 2017

Langley Middle School student finishes well in state lit contest

Langley Middle School student Ava Fry was on the honorable mention list…

  • May 20th, 2017

PHOTO GALLERY | Useless Bay, a kitesurfer’s playground

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

Whidbey Art Gallery celebrates 25 years of cooperative artistry

In 1992, a group of artists took advantage of a busy street…

Trillium trailhead, parking lot opens to public

The opening of a new Trillium Community Forest trailhead and parking lot…

  • May 17th, 2017

Canoe races, Native traditions headline Coupeville festival

This Saturday’s high noon, high tide in Coupeville figures prominently in the…

Religion notes for Sunday, May 14

Unity examines spirit and birth Unity of Whidbey holds “Born of the…

WICA shines light on Whidbey musicians

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA) was built for the South…

Bayview yoga studio blends poses, stretches with catharsis

On a Sunday afternoon at Sojourn Studios in Bayview, the calming sound…

NEW ARRIVAL | Gia Sloan Crain

Gia Sloan Crain was born on May 1 to parents Caley and…

  • May 10th, 2017

Langley students make honor roll at Seattle Pacific University

Two Langley students recently made the Seattle Pacific University’s winter quarter Dean’s…

  • May 10th, 2017

Springtime on Whidbey brings birdsong, familiar and unfamiliar

As I write this, a bird belts out a song outside my…

PSE partners with Sound Water Stewards to promote environmental stewardship

Sound Water Stewards has an extra $5,000 this month thanks to Puget…

  • May 9th, 2017

Harshman, Bell to star in Outcast’s ‘A Couple of Blaguards’

Outcast Production’s upcoming show, “A Couple of Blaguards,” will feature two actors…

  • May 9th, 2017

Religion notes for Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7

Unity examines free time with Benecke Unity of Whidbey holds “Free Time”…

  • May 6th, 2017

Day of Prayer observed in Coupeville

Under a long gone blue sky and a bright canopy of noonday…

Clinton woman spins success with industrial fiber mill

Central Avenue in Clinton is home to what appears to be an…

SWHS sophomore to embark on foreign exchange journey

Poland will soon be Carli Newman’s new home away from home. Newman,…

‘Master’ shares Japanese gardening techniques with South Whidbey

For some, gardening and landscaping is a backbreaking chore. For others, such…

Freeland’s ‘sign lady’ masters art of recognition

Certain things simply make sense to certain people. To chefs it’s food,…

Clinton sculptor receives honors from City of Langley, art organization

Georgia Gerber, a famed sculptor from Clinton, was recognized last week for…

  • May 3rd, 2017

South Whidbey culinary students receive awards

Slow Food Whidbey Island recently awarded two $125 “appreciation awards” to culinary…

  • May 3rd, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Liam Nicholas Miller

Liam Nicholas Miller was born on April 17 to parents Trevor Miller…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Reading Raccoons finish fourth in reading competition

Six students from South Whidbey Elementary School were honored for their literary…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Mayfest in Clinton kicks off next month

Dust off your dance shoes, the Clinton Progressive Association’s annual Mayfest is…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Amaya Lucretia Grace-McDonald

Amaya Lucretia Grace-McDonald was born on April 9 to parents Quynton McDonald…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Nerdy Birdies place well at state math competition

A confident team of 11 math students from South Whidbey High School…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Volunteer with class: Cynthia Patereau | HOMETOWN HEROES

BY SUSAN KNICKERBOCKER Contributing Writer When you think of someone with class,…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Drew’s List creator honored at recent meeting

Drew Kampion was awarded a Mayor’s Excellence Award pin at Monday night’s…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

Whidbey daughter to wed this summer

Sasha Wright, a 2000 graduate of South Whidbey High School and daughter…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

Religion notes for Saturday, April 22, and Sunday, April 23, 2017

Study theology with WITS Whidbey Island Theological Studies (WITS) will offer its…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

Students share perspectives on social justice through art in Bayview exhibit

It’s common for teenagers to feel as if adults don’t listen to…

HISTORY CORNER | April 21, 1992 and April 20, 2002

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

KUDOS | Weeks inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma

Amelia Weeks, a 2013 graduate of South Whidbey High School and girls…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

KUDOS | SWHS grad completes medical school at age 25

Kevin Kinloch, MD, a 2009 graduate of South Whidbey High School, recently…

Bringing sculpture to the masses for international celebration

South Whidbey knows how to celebrate International Sculpture Day. With a plethora…

Students organize their own Earth Day activities at SWHS

Students in South Whidbey High School’s Climate Arts Project have worn many…

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Youth perspective on social justice, climate arts project and music concert

BAYVIEW CASH STORE hosts the “Youth Perspective on Social Justice” art show…

  • Apr 15th, 2017

After 14 years at Soup Kitchen, Dan Saul retires

Dan Saul has spent a lifetime cooking for others. For the past…

NEW ARRIVAL | Halston William Hunter

Halston William Hunter was born on March 9 to parents Christopher Hunter…

  • Apr 15th, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Annorah Nicole O’Keefe

Annorah Nicole O’Keefe was born on March 9 to parents Kramer and…

  • Apr 15th, 2017