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More 4-H results from the Whidbey Island Fair

The following are 4-H grand champions and best-of-show winners at the Whidbey Island Fair from July 19-22. The Record will continue to publish the winners… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Anela Gene Diffie

Anela Gene Diffie was born on Aug. 6 to parents Tyson Diffie and Leah Kalahiki of Freeland. She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces.… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2017

Mini horses in need of a new home

A pair of horses that look as though they’ve been shrunk with a ray gun are in need of a new home. Whidbey Island Farm… Continue reading

Paddleboarding: a stand-up way to see Whidbey’s waters

For a while Clinton resident Jake Stewart dropped and collected his crab pots like most people, from a boat. Yet, he wanted to find a… Continue reading

Whidbey Island natives marry on Long Island

Whidbey graduates Shannon Elizabeth McAfee and Timothy James Lawson recently got married. McAfee grew up on South Whidbey and graduated from South Whidbey High School… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2017

HOMETOWN HERO | Pam Kniseley, living with intention and purpose

Just as people choose to live on South Whidbey, what are the other daily choices they make that are intentional? Pam Kniseley says she defines… Continue reading

Point Roberts resident wins Whidbey Telecom competition

Whidbey Telecom recently announced that Point Roberts’ Valerie Mayer won the 2017-2018 Directory Cover Art Competition. Mayer’s piece, an original watercolor named “A Day at… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2017

Studio tour to show encaustic art is hot in more ways than one

Encaustics is hot in more ways than one

More Island County 4-H results from the fair

The following are 4-H grand champions and best of show winners at the Whidbey Island Fair from July 19-22. The Record will continue to publish… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Levi Daniel Hagen

Levi Daniel Hagen was born on Aug. 10 to parents Daniel and Nicole Hagen of Freeland. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces.… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2017

Riding the glide with South Whidbey skimboard masters

For outdoor sports enthusiast Auston Reisman, skimboarding was a way to connect with Whidbey’s outdoors when he first moved here as a kid. With “ideal… Continue reading

4-H winners at Whidbey Island Fair announced

The following are 4—H grand champions and best of show winners at the Whidbey Island Fair from July 19—22. The Record will continue to publish… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

Dock Stock brings live music to Langley Marina

The Langley marina might not be the first place one would expect to find live music. However, a two day music festival and party on… Continue reading

Whidbey Institute celebrates progress at picnic

The Whidbey Institute celebrated the impending installation of Meadow Row North and four Live Edge cabins with a community picnic in July. The cabins are… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

South Whidbey musician returns to her Irish roots, bass in hand

From the 13th to the early 17th centuries, the O’Donnell clan ruled as chieftains over County Donegal in Northwest Ireland. After a member of the… Continue reading

Pinks are here, Bush Point remains a popular spot

Fifteen or 20 years ago, anglers were able to reel in salmon by the minute at Bush Point and other waters surrounding Whidbey Island. Although… Continue reading

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Landscape paintings, oil paintings, artist exhibits

MUSEO will feature works by Meg Holgate and Brian O’Neill during August. Holgate paints fluid, ethereal, semi-abstract “landscape” paintings, while O’Neill creates classic and contemporary… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | August 17, 1967 and Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1992.

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50 and 25 years ago on Thursday, Aug. 17,… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2017

RELIGION NOTES | Sunday, August 13

Unity examines commitments Unity of Whidbey hosts “To Be, or, Not To Be” talk at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13 at 5671 Crawford Road in… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2017

St. Augustines gives $5,000 to Whidbey charities

St. Augustine’s in-the-Woods Episcopal Church recently presented five non-profit organizations with the proceeds from this year’s Trash & Treasure Sale. The groups were Time Together,… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017