RECORD STAFF The Latin students at Island Christian Academy have earned above-average scores for their participation in the National Latin Exam and the National Mythology Exam.
Last month I had the opportunity to visit family in New York. On the day of my return flight, the morning news announced that New York’s already extensive curbside recycle program would soon expand to accept some previously excluded items like shampoo bottles and other difficult-to-recycle plastics. I rejoiced along with local newscasters who praised the city for broadening its commitment to recycling.
With an eye on the cause, the suffragettes took to the streets Saturday morning in Langley, and confused the occasional tourist, but mostly put smiles on the faces of the onlookers.
“Bokashi – A Fermenter’s Alternative to Traditional Composting,” will be demonstrated from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at the Deer Lagoon Grange. Cost is $40.
A Poppy Girl learns that an assisted living facility isn’t just a place where older people live, it’s where an irreplaceable storehouse of history is kept alive in the memories of residents.
A glorious day on Saturday welcomed more than 400 volunteers who worked on 36 homes throughout South Whidbey on the 20th anniversary of Hearts & Hammers. Needed repairs were given to homeowners like John and Micky O’Brien, who could not do the work alone. John just turned 80 and despite keeping busy with upkeep on his house, some things he can no longer do, like climbing up a ladder.
RECORD STAFF For mussel lovers, here is a recipes from the files of the South Whidbey Record.
May has many good things about it; May Day, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, to note only the major events of the month, along with, hopefully, improving weather. But, there’s another reason to celebrate May, to be happy when it finally arrives, and it has to do with the tide.
Two draft horses named Otto and Jim took Central Whidbey on a ride back in time last week.
What does it mean to live a belief in “live and let live?”
Here are a few extensive quotes from family, friends and fellow servants of Eloisa Murphy, Hometown Hero.
There are times, and this is one of them, when words fail me; when I can’t be glib about food, fun, family or fear.
Who put the aqua in Aqua Chautauqua? It's hard enough trying to set a world record, without trying to do it in the rain. Bob Effertz was gathering his troops at the Island County Fairgrounds in Langley on Thursday afternoon in an attempt to set a world record for the number of people Hula-Hooping while playing the didgeridoo.
Hundreds of pairs of sneakers added a few extra miles to their soles this weekend as South Enders walked for the cure during this year’s Relay For Life. The weather held up for the 20 teams that walked for 18 hours between 5 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at the South Whidbey High School track to raise money for the American Cancer Society.