The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 25 and 15 years ago on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1991 and Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001.
Langley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michaleen McGarry was presented the Mayor’s Excellence Award by Mayor Tim Callison at a city council meeting on Sept. 19.
Clinton resident Maury Hood’s grandparents were honored recently with the dedication of a historic sign at Hood Park in Burbank, Wash., that detailed their ties to the property.
The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 25 and 15 years ago on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1991 and Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001.
Aspen Marie Sayre was born at the Greenbank Birth Center on July 25 to parents Bethany and Jonathan of Oak Harbor.
Declan Barrett Arnold was born at 1:55 a.m. on July 30 at the Everett Cascade Birth Center to parents Jonathan and Brianne Arnold of South Whidbey.
The South Whidbey Nightcrawlers Garden Club turned 36 this month. The club formed in 1980 with 13 members. An original planning committee included: Janie Gabelein, Karen Jeffers, Alice Miller, Carol Spangler, Margaret Tagg and Pat Westling.
Calvin Joseph Heggenes was born on July 28 to parents Emily and Josh Heggenes of Freeland. His big brother is Brian and big sisters are Ella and Ava.
Nine South Whidbey School District teachers were presented with $200 classroom stipends at a teacher staff assembly in preparation for the school year on Sept. 1. The recipients are either new to the district or have been given a new classroom assignment.
The Cool Bayview Nights Car Show donated a portion of its proceeds from a recent event to Ryan’s House for Youth. Nicole Sorensen, drop-in manager for Ryan’s House, said the $1,000 donation will go toward repairing the roof of the organization’s administration building, which has suffered from leaks and a lack of maintenance.
Mariana Evalynn Tucker was born at the Greenbank Birth Center on July 28 to parents Amiee and Mark. Her big brother is Merik and her big sisters are Marissa, Maliyah and Selah.
The Kiwanis of South Whidbey shelled out nearly $5,000 to Whidbey Island nonprofits. Groups representing help for recent mothers, performing arts and hospital care benefited from the Kiwanis this year. The fellowship group is dedicated to aiding children and each year raises funds from its fireworks stand in Clinton for scholarships and annual donations. “It was really good,” said Bob Welch, the club’s president.