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Weed on Whidbey: A comprehensive review

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Nov 27, 2015 at 10:26AM

Rhetoric about recreational marijuana flew fast and loose on May 5, 2014, a lively day in the basement of 1 NE 6th Street in Coupeville.

State financial audit for South Whidbey Fire/EMS was clean

  • Today at 6:00PM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS held an audit exit interview for its financials in 2014 and accountability in 2013 and 2014 on Nov. 19, which showed no findings.

EDITORIAL | Shopping local is more than a mantra

  • Today at 8:00PM

By now you’ve heard the mantra, “Shop locally.” In recent years, the Small Business Saturday has blossomed into a nationally-recognized event.

Need for support remains at food bank

  • Today at 4:00PM

Numbers have held steady over 2014 so far this year at the Good Cheer Food Bank, which means the need is just the same as its record high.

South Whidbey stores ready for small business boon

  • Today at 6:00PM

Gennie Martin knows she opened her store, It’s Raining Art & Supplies in Langley, at a challenging time — just after the summer and a couple of months before the winter holidays.

South Whidbey Community Park trails to reopen soon

  • Today at 4:00PM

When nature decides to unleash its fury on the earth, the impacts can be felt far and wide, leaving a mess.

Warming center opens in Langley

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Nov 23, 2015 at 2:22PM

The only warming center available on South Whidbey finally opened Thursday, a year after announcing its intention to open and in the midst of widespread power outages across Whidbey Island.

Langley planning director’s future remains uncertain

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

Almost a month after being placed on paid administrative leave, the employment status of Langley’s planning director remains uncertain.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Urging world leaders to bring climate justice

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00PM

Editor, We hope you can join us at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland for the Whidbey/Paris Global Climate Rally. The degradation of creation and its impacts are a moral crisis, which is why the Greening Congregations of Whidbey are having a rally in solidarity with people all over the planet.

OUR VIEWPOINT | Happy Thanksgiving from The Record

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00PM

Every year the South Whidbey Record publishes a Thanksgiving column talking about all that we’re grateful. It was a pretty awesome year at the paper, and our list is long. Thank you for honoring us with your continued support and we wish you a happy holiday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Don’t treat highway as your garbage dump

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

Editor, Nobody likes to see trash strewn along our scenic roadways on Whidbey. Often it’s unintentional. Someone, however, has decided that it’s OK for them to dispose of their personal garbage along the highway.

“The Nutcracker,” where Whidbey Island dancers make beauty, grace, snowflakes, mice, and rehearsal look effortless

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 4:00PM

Beauty, power, grace, elegance and speed: the list of ways to describe the company of Whidbey Island Dance Theatre goes on while a select group of dancers rehearsed.

Why was Thanksgiving Day so readily skipped over? | WHIDBEY RECIPES

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 8:00PM

I am so ticked off, really angry right now. What happened this year to Thanksgiving, one of our most traditional, non-religious, rooted-in-history holidays, and one I have very much looked forward to every year since I was a child?

Falcon grad Linden Firethorne finds success at Central Washington University

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 6:00PM

The grind of a college athlete is one that can only be understood by experiencing it. Linden Firethorne, a 2012 graduate of South Whidbey High School and senior outside hitter for Central Washington University’s volleyball team, knows this truth better than most.

Lights strung up around Langley's business district

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00PM

Festive white lights are all aglow in Langley’s business district, including a capstone strand on the massive maple tree at Whale Bell Park.

Arts commission working on Clyde Alley sculpture park

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 2:00PM

Beautifying Clyde Alley, the pedestrian walkway from Third to Second street, has emerged as a top priority for the Langley Arts Commission.

Freeland escrow company accused of bilking investors

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 9:00AM

A Freeland father and daughter, both principal officers in an escrow company, are accused of conspiring to steal and commit Securities Act violations, according to court documents.

History corner | December 2, 1965, December 4, 1990, November 25, 2000

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 1:00PM

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50, 25 and 15 years ago on Thursday, Dec. 2, 1965, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 1990, and Saturday, Nov. 25, 2000.

South Whidbey grad named to Evergreen’s Board of Trustees

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 6:00PM

It’s all about food for South Whidbey High School graduate Emily Dunn-Wilder.

Praise heaped on SWHS student’s story of autistic woman

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 8:00AM

How do you tell the tale of a man whose life history is broadcast across the internet through cyber fame? Piece by piece, frame by frame.

Gabbling gobblers: Turkey Talk with South Whidbey Elementary School kindergartners

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 12:00PM

Following long tradition, The Record visited South Whidbey Elementary School to talk turkey with students about Thanksgiving.

Suspected murderers charged in Oak Harbor teen's death

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Nov 22, 2015 at 3:20PM

Two young men, one young woman and a high school student were charged Wednesday in the shooting death of an Oak Harbor teenager.

Storm shutters South Whidbey schools for two days, pushes back school year

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 4:00PM

Students returned to school Friday for the first time since Tuesday’s storm. Classes were cancelled Wednesday and Thursday due to safety concerns, according to district Superintendent Jo Moccia, which ranged from debris on roadways to downed power lines. Also, three of the district’s four campuses were without power, so even without the safety issue, the schools simply couldn’t operate.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Hometown hero grateful, humbled by honor

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 12:00PM

Editor, I want to thank Susan Knickerbocker and Diana Putney, as well as all the other contributors, for the Hometown Hero article about me. This self examination and their exploration into my life was not easy for an old dude, like me. Hell, I took a female friend who holds a doctorate in psychology to coffee just to help me find enough self awareness to answer the questions from Susan.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Littering on private land is irresponsible, wrong

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 10:00AM

Editor, Our family owns a section of wooded undeveloped acreage on East Harbor Road in Freeland. A county road, Ander Park, services this property. Our son owns the farthest five acres of the property. He was selling and had an interested buyer. They had put down earnest money and the transaction was in escrow and ready to close.

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