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NEW ARRIVAL | Kenzie Christine McBride

Kenzie Christine McBride was born on Jan. 14 to parents Christopher McBride…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Clinton farmer sows seeds of change in Kenya

Clinton farmer Anza Muenchow never thought she’d make it to Africa. But…

Clinton nutritionist highlights taste, health of lentils

To many, eating healthy food entails sacrificing the joy of eating in…

South Whidbey High School grad to help children in Africa this spring

Craig Hawkinson, a 2010 graduate of South Whidbey High School, is just…

NEW ARRIVAL | Blaklie Lenna Scott

Blaklie Lenna Scott was born on Oct. 24 at the Greenbank Birth…

  • Jan 21st, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Thelma Grace-Ann Thompson

Thelma Grace-Ann Thompson was born on Dec. 25, 2016 to mother Lacey…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | Jan. 26, 1967, Jan. 21, 1992 and Jan. 23, 2002

50 years ago Editor: Ted Pong Educators discuss new school “Three representatives…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

BETROTHED | South Whidbey grads engaged

Kiley Grant and Ryan Westgard, both 2004 graduates of South Whidbey High…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Whidbey bird lovers go to extremes during winter

On a sloping piece of wooded property at the end of Towhee…

The best parts come to those who wait, 50 years or more

As actors age in an industry with a regular flow of young,…

HISTORY CORNER | January 12, 1967; January 14, 1992; and January 2, 2002

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

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Alumna of SWHS caps cross country career with varsity letter

South Whidbey’s own Nora Felt was one of seven seniors on Luther…

  • Jan 14th, 2017

Blessed are the Peacemakers returns for 2017 MLK Jr. Day

This year’s Whidbey Martin Luther King, Jr., “Blessed Are the Peace Makers”…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Audubon to release revised Whidbey bird list

The Whidbey Audubon Society will codify the island’s changing bird-scape this week…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Reverend Michael Dowd returns to Whidbey

The Greening Congregations Collaborative will host national speaker, TedX presenter, talk show…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Tying together music, art, poetry with improvisation

Seeing a finished art piece in a gallery is one thing, but…

Hayden Remington Cramer | NEW ARRIVAL

Hayden Remington Cramer was born on Nov. 18 at the Greenbank Birth…

  • Jan 7th, 2017

Realtor shows national TV audience slices of island life

House hunters across the country often dream of swapping the hustle and…

Former business honored at Langley City Hall

The Garibyan family and Cafe Langley were recognized with three Mayor’s Excellence…

  • Jan 7th, 2017

Daisy Mae Contestabile | NEW ARRIVAL

Daisy Mae Contestabile was born on Dec. 14, 2016 to parents Richard…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

December 31, 1991 and December 29, 2001 | HISTORY CORNER

25 years ago Editor: Jim Larsen Chime controversy heading for council “The…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Whidbey Island teens graduate from Washington Youth Academy

Two teenagers from Whidbey Island were among 149 cadets who graduated from…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Langley poet aims to inspire self-expression in talk series

It’s common to think poetry is pretentious, too obtuse or too cryptic.…

Congressman nominates SWHS senior to academy | KUDOS

Trevor Kleinfelder, a senior at South Whidbey High School, has been nominated…

  • Dec 31st, 2016

South Whidbey mentorship program adds new ambassador | KUDOS

Taylor Moore, a tenth-grader at South Whidbey High School, was recently named…

  • Dec 31st, 2016

December 31, 1991 and December 26, 2001 | HISTORY CORNER

25 years ago Editor: Jim Larsen Island parties blast redistricting plan “South…

Whidbey Island Nourishes receives $5,000 grant

Whidbey Island Nourishes (W.I.N.) was the recipient of a $5,000 grant from…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Langley resident wins ‘Very Merry’ giveaway

Langley resident Ye Chan was the recipient of the “Very Merry $1,000…

  • Dec 24th, 2016

Artisan Crafted Home, Brackenwood Gallery named as winners Deck the Doors contest

Artisan Crafted Home and Brackenwood Gallery were named the winners of the…

  • Dec 24th, 2016

Christmas services planned for South Whidbey | RELIGION NOTES

Catholics celebrate Christmas Mass St. Hubert Catholic Church observes a Vigil of…

  • Dec 24th, 2016

Langley artist turns emotion, passion into works of art

Langley-based artist Louie Rochon admits, of course, that form and technique are…

December 24, 1991 and December 19, 2011 | HISTORY CORNER

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

  • Dec 21st, 2016

South Whidbey High School Knowledge Bowl team wins regional meet

South Whidbey High School won the North Puget Sound area Knowledge Bowl…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

For Freeland family, glass blowing is generational

Works of art often come from an individual’s imagination, but for some,…

Clinton couple to tie the knot at courthouse | WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT

Clinton residents Sonya Tsuchigane and James “Trap” Landry Jr. will be married…

  • Dec 17th, 2016

Donated tree used in Langley holiday | KUDOS

A tree donated by the Whidbey Camano Land Trust and decorated by…

  • Dec 17th, 2016

An introduction to horseback riding, South Whidbey’s equestrians

With a foot in the stirrup, a lunge and a swing of…

Young Clinton philanthropist collects winter clothes for the homeless

For some, it’s never too early to start philanthropy work. Just ask…

Arts & about — the latest events, happenings in the arts community

WHIDBEY ART GALLERY on 220 2nd St, in Langley, features member artist…

Whidbey Island Dance Theatre’s ‘Nutcracker’ is a worthy see

By GRACE SWANSON Special for The Record As the well-known Tchaikovsky music…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

December 17, 1991 and December 12, 2001 | HISTORY CORNER

25 years ago Editor: Jim Larsen Islanders sing in opposition to oil…

Poetry slam returns to Freeland restaurant this weekend

The Island Arts Council Poetry Slam is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec.…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Island Athletic Club donates $2,000 to homeless coalition

The South Whidbey Homeless Coalition was the first recipient of the Island…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

RELIGION NOTES | For Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016

God’s loving protection, care The Christian Science Service will hold service at…

  • Dec 10th, 2016

Clinton distillery honored with multiple awards

Cadée Distillery in Clinton has recently been awarded with two prestigious honors.…

Government students visit Island County offices

High school government students from Island Christian Academy recently visited several public…

  • Dec 10th, 2016

South Whidbey man challenges the imagination with a seemingly simple toy

To some, Rufus Rose’s handmade branch spinners may just seem like a…

South Whidbey ’Renaissance man’ crafts fragrant soap from dining room

From the dining room of his Maxwelton Valley home, Jim Hall spends…

December 10, 1991 and December 5, 2001 | HISTORY CORNER

25 years ago Editor: Jim Larsen Neo-Nazi vigil visited by protestors “About…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Armstrong Taekwondo finds success in Canada, take home 60 medals

Eighteen members of Armstrong’s Taekwondo traveled to Canada on Nov. 19 for…

  • Dec 7th, 2016