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SLIDESHOW | Tigers taken down by Falcons for first football win

  • Today at 9:00AM

Granite Falls coughed up three fumbles that resulted in 17 first-half points for South Whidbey in the Cascade Conference football game Sept. 26 at South Whidbey High School. The Falcons went on to win 43-21.

Langley Lift lands low score in public study

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 3:18PM

People are not thrilled at the prospect of a long bridge and a towering elevator shaft mucking up their view in Langley.

Langley housing development claims first place in regional contest

  • Today at 8:00AM

The Highlands at Langley, a housing development, recently received first place in a regional competition for most energy efficient home. Langley Builders, manufacturer of The Highlands, specialize in Built Green homes which are designed to be energy efficient, comfortable and environmentally friendly.

Personal bests set by South Whidbey runners amid tough competition

  • Today at 6:00AM

South Whidbey ran with the best of them at the Bellevue Invite on Saturday at Lake Sammamish State Park. Several Falcons set personal records in the 5,000-meter race that featured runners from 31 schools across Washington. Most of the teams were from larger 4A and 3A schools.

Cedarcrest boots Falcon girls soccer

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

Cedarcrest extended South Whidbey girls soccer’s scoreless streak to four games with a 2-0 victory Saturday.

Defense potent in Falcon football’s first win

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

Three first-half turnovers by the Granite Falls Tigers led to 17 points for the South Whidbey Falcons en route to a 43-21 win, the first for South Whidbey.

East Harbor Road water safe to drink, state confirms

  • Today at 6:00AM

A health advisory that had approximately 90 homes in the Freeland area boiling drinking water since Saturday was lifted this week. Lehman Enterprises, Inc., a private water system operator on South Whidbey, rescinded the advisory Monday for users of the CAL Waterworks Water System, which services homes along East Harbor Road, including Pheasant Farm and Harbor Sands lanes, and Ravenridge and Beachwood drives.

Island County cited by state for accounting deficiencies

  • Today at 8:00AM

Island County was cited by the State Auditor’s Office for “significant deficiencies” in its financial reporting.

South Whidbey artist makes homecoming debut

  • Today at 10:00AM

When Allegra Rose first watched “The Ring” from her home in Texas, it wasn’t the sight of ghoulish Samara Morgan that inspired her to paint, but the distinct recollection of the scent of decay in the Pacific Northwest forest. Rose, an artist who uses the pseudonym Scruffy Jones, relocated from South Whidbey to Texas during her time in the military. Though she said it was never her intention to stay for an extended period of time, she elected to attend school there and eventually became drawn to the culture and folklore of the Lone Star State, remaining there for over a decade.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Whidbey General staff gave exceptional care

  • Today at 8:00AM

Editor, I recently had to be admitted to Whidbey General Hospital on very short notice. I would like to go on record by stating we are so lucky to have this wonderful hospital on Whidbey Island. From the moment I was admitted, and for the next five days, the care given to me both in the medical-surgical areas and in the critical care unit was exceptional. I was taken care of in a loving and caring way by all of the staff.

EDITORIAL | View assessment made public opinion clear

  • Today at 10:00AM

No thanks. That’s the word from the community concerning the Langley Lift proposal following a recent view assessment, and city officials should take this to heart. The objective is a worthy one, but the people have spoken: in its current form, the project is unacceptable and needs to be rethought.

MAYOR'S BEAT | The ups, downs of the Langley Lift

  • Today at 8:00AM

Recent feedback from the community indicated a few concerns over view blockage, structural design, and aesthetic appearance of the proposed Langley Lift. We are listening. In many ways we see the newly expanded marina as another gateway to the city. Our current focus is on economic development. We have an interest in linking Cascade to the marina for boaters, tourists, and mobility-challenged individuals. We want the capability to move people, supplies, and equipment up and down the bluff to boats or for other personal reasons.

Big pumpkin carving at Coupeville market

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

Plus-size pumpkins will be on display for deft hands at the 19th annual Whidbey Island Giant Pumpkin Contest on Oct. 11. Held during the last Coupeville Farmers Market of the season, the contest features giant pumpkins, zucchini and any other large or mutant vegetables people want to show off.

50 years ago | October 1

  • Today at 10:00AM

The following are segments of stories from the Oct. 1, 1964 edition of the Whidbey Island Record, now the South Whidbey Record.

Whidbey Seaplane Base pier to be rebuilt

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

Next summer the Navy will begin work on demolishing a finger pier on the Seaplane Base and building a new breakwater in Crescent Harbor. The aging pier was built in 1943 when the base was established and has acted as a breakwater to the fuel loading station to the west, according to base spokesman Mike Welding.

Animal fun run PAWZ 5K draws a crowd to Langley

  • Today at 8:00AM

Every dog has its day, the saying goes, and that was certainly the case Sept. 28 in Langley at the second PAWZ By the Sea 5K run/walk.

Admiralty Head Lighthouse to be run by the state

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

The management of the Admiralty Head Lighthouse at Fort Casey will be taken over by the state Parks and Recreation Department as of Dec. 31. The lighthouse manager position is funded by the state’s Lighthouse Environmental Program but has operated in recent years through the Island County Washington State University Extension.

2nd District congressional hopefuls don’t always toe party lines

  • Today at 6:00AM

Candidates for Washington’s 2nd Congressional seat seem to stray from hard-set party platforms on a few issues.

Would you like that delivered? Gofer service comes to South Whidbey

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:52PM

Food delivery has come to South Whidbey. At least, it’s available at a selection of the busier restaurants from Freeland to Clinton, thanks to third-party delivery service D-UP (Delivery-Up) and creators Ian and Kayla Armijo.

Drugs not an epidemic, sheriff says

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 8:58AM

Despite Island County Sheriff Mark Brown’s assertions to the contrary, South Whidbey residents insist the drug problem on the South End has reached “epidemic” proportions.

Driver and son OK after rollover on Bush Point Road

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 5:17PM

A father and son heading home from a successful day of fishing off Bush Point fell victim to heavy rain and slick streets Friday afternoon.

SLIDESHOW | Stelling, Peterson power Falcon tennis past rival Wolves

  • Sep 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey boys tennis defeated Coupeville 4-1 on Sept. 25 at South Whidbey High School.

South Whidbey fire district passes federal audit

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

The U.S. government says South Whidbey Fire/EMS is in the clear after an audit for the $356,000 used to buy a new marine response vessel.

SLIDESHOW | Falcon volleyball rally falls short against Lady Knights

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 5:00PM

South Whidbey roared back from an 0-2 deficit and forced King's into a five-set match Tuesday.

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