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Eight students from South Whidbey receive honors

Eight Washington State University undergraduates from South Whidbey were named to the President’s Honor Roll for the 2017 spring semester. To qualify, a student must… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2017

Whidbey gulls flock during crab season

The minute crabbing season opens, I begin to notice our gulls. My husband and I spend more time at the beach untangling the crab pot… Continue reading

KUDOS | Five South Whidbey Center students receive awards at honors reception

Five South Whidbey residents were honored at Skagit Valley College’s Whidbey Island Campus Honors Reception at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge in June. Evan Merculief… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | Thursday, July 13, 1967 and Tuesday, July 28, 1992

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50 and 25 years ago on Thursday, July 13,… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Walynn Belle Mathis

Walynn Belle Mathis was born on Friday, June 2 at Providence Pavillion for Women in Everett to parents Andrew Mathis and Shannon (Brown) Mathis of… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2017

Ten South Whidbey students receive honors

Ten University of Washington students from South Whidbey were named to the Dean’s List for the 2016-2017 winter quarter. To qualify, a student must have… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2017

Concerts in the Park series returns to Langley

Mark Kunz of Puget Sound area-based band Moonlight Swing Orchestra says the group does whatever it takes to get people off their feet and dance.… Continue reading

Lavender on schedule for Blooming Season Concerts in Coupeville

As Sarah Richards looked over her fields, just some of her estimated 15,000 lavender plants were starting to bloom in early July. “We’re way behind… Continue reading

NEW ARRIVAL | Conor Alan Iblings

Conor Alan Iblings was born on June 13 to parents Brian Iblings and Megan Kelly of Langley. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce.… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2017

Training South Whidbey’s next generation of young actors, producers

For those at Whidbey Children’s Theater, it’s never too early for kids to explore the intricacies of theater. So when a group of screenwriters huddled… Continue reading

Eagle scout reclaims part of Putney Woods

Matthew Kinney, an Eagle Scout, recently completed his Eagle Scout Project while also improving a picnic area of Putney Woods. Kinney, a Mukilteo resident, found… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2017

Island Shakespeare Festival returns with midsummer night plays

Dust off your Medieval costumes, Olde English dictionary and touch up on famed Hamlet quotes, the eighth annual Island Shakespeare Festival returns on Saturday. According… Continue reading

HISTORY CORNER | Thursday, July 6, 1967 and Tuesday, July 14, 1992

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 25 and 15 years ago on Thursday, July 6,… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2017

Trail blazing Whidbey Island, surrounding areas, by foot

While Langley resident Richard Renninger believes the less-crowded a hiking trail is the better , he admits it’s nice to explore with a group. Luckily,… Continue reading

Martial arts club raises over $3,000 by kicking for a cause

The Tiger Martial Arts’ Black Belt Club recently kicked for a cause. The Black Belt Club helped kick hunger off Whidbey Island with a “Kickathon,”… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2017

Girl scouts build bench, donate it to South Whidbey High School garden

Sixth graders from Cadette Girl Scout Troop 42183 recently donated a bench they made to the South Whidbey High School’s new garden. The girls, Freja… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2017

Car show roars to life next weekend at fairgrounds

While antique rides, muscle cars, low riders and trucks might hog the attention at the annual Cool Bayview Nights Car Show, Maxwelton Valley resident Bob… Continue reading

‘Ghostdrivers’ to debut at Outcast Theater

Outcast Productions is hosting a staged reading this weekend for a new musical, “Ghostdrivers,” that will feature a number of familiar faces in the Whidbey… Continue reading

South Whidbey in running for ‘nicest’ place in America contest

Reader’s Digest Magazine has named South Whidbey a finalist in its Nicest Places to Live in America 2017 contest. The reason? We’re a community that… Continue reading

Graduated seniors receive Audubon scholarships

Three recently graduated high school seniors received a total of $4,000 in Whidbey Audubon Conservation Scholarship awards at a ceremony in May. Bailey Armos (South… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2017