Life

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

KUDOS | SWHS grad named assistant general manager of soccer club

Lucas Christiansen, a 2014 graduate of South Whidbey High School, is currently…

  • Apr 15th, 2017

Economic development council donates to Skagit Valley College culinary arts program

Island County’s Economic Development Council board of directors recently donated $500 to…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Learning to fly, weld, design costumes at Whidbey Island Waldorf School

Rowen Stephens has wanted to fly since the fifth grade. But only…

Nearly a dozen South Whidbey students make Skagit Valley College’s honor roll

Skagit Valley College announced its academic honor roll for winter quarter 2017,…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Oak Harbor poet to represent Whidbey Island in state poetry anthology

Oak Harbor resident and sleep technologist Daniel Moore will represent Whidbey Island…

KUDOS | SWHS junior named state athlete of the week

Sophia Nielsen, a junior at South Whidbey High School, was recently selected…

SWHS senior uses his passions for the good of others

There’s no shortage of passion or enthusiasm in Cory Ackerman. Just look…

Whidbey birding: Do your part to keep birds safe

Did you catch the recent story in the South Whidbey Record about…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Langley’s Museo pairs permanent, ephemeral art to usher in spring

For flower farmers and florists like Tobey Nelson and Melissa Brown, designing…

KUDOS | Executive director of Langley Chamber of Commerce recognized at meeting

Michaleen McGarry was recognized for her service as executive director of the…

Religion notes

Spiritual Path The Christian Science Society will hold service at 10:30 a.m.…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | April 6, 1967, April 7, 1992, April 3, 2002

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

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Elementary school students presented with certificates by South Whidbey School Board

A dozen South Whidbey Elementary School students were recently recognized by the…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Singing the right tune: Clinton vocal coach trains singers age 6 to 80

On any given day in Jana Szabo’s studio, her students sing and…

NEW ARRIVAL | Jessie Lynn Justus

Jessie Lynn Justus was born on March 4 to parents Craig and…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Two Langley students land on university’s dean’s list

Two Langley residents, Tori Forster and Taylor Simmons, made Seattle Pacific University’s…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Reformed South Whidbey vandal puts graffiti to good use, wins award

Tyler Read, a former South Whidbey resident who uses his art to…

South Whidbey shooters take aim at firearm safety

Katie Grindon never imagined herself shooting a pistol, let alone owning one.…

Freeland author helps artists, writers find their inner voice

Mary Anne Radmacher says she has been both a millionaire and “absolutely…

50, 25 and 15 years ago this week | HISTORY CORNER

History corner The following are segments of stories taken from the South…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Athena Sky Cristine Bryant

Athena Sky Cristine Bryant was born on Feb. 28 to parents Cody…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Bayview Farmers Market vendors donate to local organizations

The Bayview Farmers Market vendors recently made donations to two local organizations…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

KUDOS | Trophies galore for Armstrong’s Taekwondo

More than two dozen competitors representing Armstrong’s Taekwondo in Clinton took home…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Climate lecture series brings two prominent speakers to Whidbey

Retired Oak Harbor physician Marshall Goldberg likens Xiuhtezcatl Martinez to a rock…

Reimagining books into edible creations, the Whidbey way

Bayview Hall will be lined with curious cakes and delectable creations next…

Next generation of young musicians takes over WICA

Langley has the opportunity to witness some of South Whidbey’s next crop…

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Pastels, Earth elements and pinball

The PACIFIC NORTHWEST ART SCHOOL in Coupeville is holding its annual open…

Falcon cheer team named academic state champions

South Whidbey High School’s girls cheer team was recently named the WIAA…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

RELIGION NOTES | For Sunday, March 12, 2017

Unity explores color of sacrament through stories Unity of Whidbey holds “Awakening…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Eleven South Whidbey students land on Skagit Valley College honor roll

Eleven South Whidbey students were named to Skagit Valley College’s academic honor…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

March 9, 1967 and March 10, 1992 | HISTORY CORNER

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

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Volunteers clean up Dan Porter Park in Clinton

Dan Porter Park got an overdue makeover Saturday. About 20 volunteers showed…

Springtime brings lambs to Whidbey’s pastures

It’s spring, and that means lamb season. For shepherds, it can be…

Langley students land on Gonzaga’s President’s List

Two students from Langley made the Gonzaga University President’s List for fall…

  • Mar 4th, 2017

Middle school student qualifies for state geography bee

Seventh-grade Langley Middle School student Sol Rabinovich has qualified for the Washington…

  • Mar 4th, 2017

Resourceful artists transform trash into treasures

The old cliché adage of “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”…

Navy pilot creates ultimate thrill in backyard for son: a roller coaster

If there were an award for world’s coolest dad, Scott Brazelton would…

NEW ARRIVAL | Greyson Kainalu Paul

Greyson Kainalu Paul was born Jan. 6, 2017 at Greenbank Birth Center…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

HOMETOWN HEROES | Shining light where they can

Each of us has a light within to shine, each has a…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

March 2, 1967 and March 3, 1992 | HISTORY CORNER

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

  • Mar 1st, 2017

February 23, 1967, February 18, 1992 and February 23, 2002 | HISTORY CORNER

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

  • Feb 25th, 2017

High school band team members place highly at competition | KUDOS

Several members of South Whidbey High School’s band placed highly at the…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

Goosefoot to host fundraiser for South Whidbey High School Jazz Band

South Whidbey residents can waltz and support the South Whidbey High School…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

Clinton Community Council offers pancakes and exercise in double event

The Clinton Community Council will host a pancake breakfast next week. The…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

WHIDBEY BIRDING | Spring is near, listen for hummingbirds

By FRANCES WOOD Which of these spring migrant species will arrive first:…

  • Feb 25th, 2017

Prove the existence of Sasquatch during meeting in Langley

Have you seen Sasquatch and want to prove that it exists? Author…

Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club donates over $1,000 to foundation

Holmes Harbor Rod &Gun Club board member Steve Mooney presented fifth-grade teacher…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017