Life

Local Realtor earns award

Alicia Dietrich of Windermere Real Estate, South Whidbey, has been awarded the At Home with Diversity certification from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Dietrich… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2017

Seamstress finds passion in creating era designs

From a well-lit corner room in her Langley home, Patricia Francisco can be found working her magic on a sewing machine. But her workspace isn’t… Continue reading

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Gabbing about gobblers with South Whidbey Elementary School students

Following long tradition, The Record visited South Whidbey Elementary School to chat with students about Thanksgiving. Read below to find what these little gobblers had… Continue reading

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Chamber tree decorating contest gives nonprofits chance to win cash

The Langley Chamber of Commerce is inviting South End nonprofits to adopt one of 12 holiday trees to be placed in the town center for… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2017

Whidbey Cribbage Club steadfastly deals the cards every Thursday night

‘It’s a mental challenge and sometimes a verbal challenge’

Clinton resident, Vietnam veteran honored at ceremony

Clinton resident Jim Thompson, a former Marine, was recently the guest of honor at a United States Marine Corps birthday ceremony. Thompson spoke about some… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2017

Conservation district taking orders for bare root plant sale

Through Jan. 31, Whidbey Island Conservation District is accepting online orders for an assortment of Western Washington native species plants. Native plants improve water quality,… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Clinton girl named 4-Her of the Year

On Sunday, Nov. 12, Island County 4-H named Madison Ellerby-Muse, of Clinton, as its 4-Her of the Year for 2017-2018. The honor earns a $1,000… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Island Bohemian in Greenbank aims to energize artistic life

European idea with Whidbey whimsy

South Whidbey churches collect gifts for Western State Hospital

Those at Western State Hospital have a few new things to smile about, courtesy of South Whidbey churches. A handful of area churches, including St.… Continue reading

Schools Foundation distributes nearly $20,000 in classroom grants

Thirteen teachers recently got some great news during a surprise visit from three South Whidbey School Foundation board members — all of their classroom grant… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2017

Whidbey residents see the border for themselves, document experience

When Coupeville residents Paula and Tim Keohane were on one of their frequent trips to Arizona a few years ago, they realized there were large… Continue reading

Over 50 people attend outdoor classroom celebration

The Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom marked its 20th anniversary with a celebration event on Wednesday, Oct. 25. The gathering aimed to highlight the efforts of visionaries… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Table tennis Tuesdays at Bayview Hall

Every Tuesday night, the frequent pinging sound of bouncing plastic balls and excited shouts overtake Bayview Hall. The happenings inside isn’t a party. It’s Whidbey… Continue reading

Sophia Nilsen inducted into International Nursing Honor Society

Sophia Nilsen was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society last month. Nilsen, a South Whidbey High School graduate, is a senior… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Angelica Janda earns masters degree

Angelica Janda has earned a master’s degree in philosophy from Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso in Chile. She graduated with an equivalency 4.0 GPA on… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Fostering South Whidbey’s writing talent

As pens were scribbling and writers bounced ideas around the room, the next great story out of South Whidbey was possibly taking shape. That’s at… Continue reading

Freeland residents, merchants team up to improve sheriff’s office

Freeland residents Pam and Curtis Eames recently initiated a cleanup and beautification effort in front of the Island County Sheriff’s Office in Freeland. The Eames,… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

New chef at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club specializes in seafood

Steve Anderson is the new chef at Useless Bay Golf and County Club. General Manager Christi Karvasek recently announced the news in a press release.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Spooky, fun Halloween happenings across Whidbey

Run, walk, dance, trick, treat, roll a pumpkin down the street