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Whidbey fair group wants regular Island County funding, new lease

  • Today at 6:00AM

Running the Island County Fairgrounds costs too much, and the managing Whidbey Island Fair Association wants county funding as part of a restructured lease.

Building the writer’s toolbox | Langley author looks to develop young writers in workshop

  • Today at 10:00AM

Langley author Amber Kizer is taking everything she’s learned from publishing several young adult novels to the classroom at Whidbey Children’s Theater this month.

Bayview market commits to aiding community in need

  • Today at 8:00AM

The Bayview Farmers Market opens Saturday, April 26, and this year’s market includes changes that could increase access to fresh, local products.

Diking District 1 holds meeting

  • Today at 10:00AM

Diking District 1 commissioners will discuss drainage charges and water level control at a quarterly meeting Saturday, April 19. The district will look at bases for charging a subset of the property owners for drainage and proper operation of the ditch water level control starting at 10 a.m. at the Freeland Library, 5495 Harbor Ave.

New Island County patrol boat funding in place

  • Today at 8:00AM

Island County has secured a $225,000 grant to purchase a new all-weather patrol vessel. The funding was issued through the Homeland Security Grant Program under Operation Stonegarden. The intent of Operation Stonegarden is to enhance law enforcement preparedness along the land and sea borders of the United States.

Langley to look at fees, paint color

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

The cost of dog licenses, building permits and parking tickets will be discussed by the Langley City Council next week. The body will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, for it’s regularly scheduled meeting. The city’s fee schedule, the document that dictates what Langley charges for certain services and penalties, is on the agenda.

Langley man hauls in mighty king off Camano

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

Paul Stokke had quite a catch to show off to his friends enjoying lattes at a coffee shop in Langley last week.

Low numbers drop South Whidbey dodgeball tourney

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

An all-island dodgeball tournament that had been planned for today is out. South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District program manager Carrie Monforte said low registration for the one-day tournament was too low. She cited other events and activities as a reason that only one team was registered.

Bayview Farmers Market gives to Hearts and Hammers

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

Vendors at the Bayview Farmer’s Market had a better season than they expected in 2013 and found a way to give back. The group donated $500 of market bucks to Damon Arndt, organizer for the Hearts and Hammers work party.

South Whidbey girls tennis doubles teams sweep, hammer Granite Falls

  • Today at 6:00AM

The South Whidbey’s girls tennis team won its fifth meet of the year with a 6-1 victory over Granite Falls on Tuesday.

Citizens of Ebey's Reserve to present findings of D.C. trip

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Top members of the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve traveled to Washington D.C. last month to lobby against the Navy’s EA-18G Growlers.

VIEWPOINT | What are your plans for celebrating Earth Day?

  • Today at 10:00AM

The first Earth Day in 1970 was quite a historical phenomenon. Across the country, millions of people attended tens of thousands of community events, school and college teach-ins, all focused on putting the environment on the political map. More than a million people streamed into Central Park to attend their first ever eco-fair. And imagine this: Congress took the day off so that senators and representatives could get back to their home states and participate in that historical day’s events. American Heritage magazine called it “one of the most remarkable happenings in the history of democracy.”

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Reported veteran was child during Vietnam

  • Today at 8:00AM

Editor, A question concerning the article on homeless shelter by Janis Reid. This article mentions a 51-year-old Vietnam Veteran. How is that possible? The war ended in 1975 when this man was 11 years old. He was born in 1963 or 1964. Please clarify.

Fifth-grade students raise salmon fry for Maxwelton watershed

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

Like proud parents on graduation day, about 100 South Whidbey fifth graders said their goodbyes to hundreds of salmon fry Friday.

Iconic Langley cherry tree may get chop

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 18, 2013 at 7:58AM

An old cherry tree by US Bank in Langley may need to come down.

Annual Langley Whale festival set for Saturday | Corrected

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Apr 17, 2013 at 11:07AM

Twelve gray whales will receive a grand welcome from whale enthusiasts in Langley this weekend.

Glendale buy gets green light

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 17, 2013 at 10:43AM

Reversing a decision made last month, Island County commissioners moved forward Monday with grant applications to acquire beach access properties adjacent to Glendale.

Slideshow | Longwood Lane house fire

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:31PM

Judge dismisses lawsuit over county chairmanship

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 11:25AM

A North Whidbey man's lawsuit over the chairmanship of the board of commissioners was dismissed Monday in Island County Superior Court. Judge Alan Hancock ruled that Bill Burnett, who filed the action last July, had abandoned the lawsuit. Hancock awarded to Island County statutory attorney's fees in the amount of $200.

Lack of quorum delays South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District meeting | Corrected

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 9:55AM

Lacking a quorum, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District commissioners meeting will be pushed back a day to Thursday, April 17. A planned workshop will continue as scheduled, however, as a quorum is not required. It will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16.

Tuesday fire claims South Whidbey home

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 9:19PM

Fire destroyed a large house on South Whidbey today. The blaze was reported at about 5 p.m. at a home on Longwood Lane, off Ewing Road.

Early release next week at South Whidbey schools

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Students at the South Whidbey School District will have an early release day on Wednesday, April 23. Langley Middle School will be released first at 11:20 a.m.; South Whidbey High School and South Whidbey Academy will both be released at 11:30 a.m.; South Whidbey Elementary School will be dismissed last at 12:30 p.m.

April 16 | 50 years ago today on South Whidbey

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following are portions of page 1 stories in the April 16, 1964 edition of the South Whidbey Record.

Langley seeks arts commissioners

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Langley has openings for its arts commission to plan and implement a city-sponsored public art program. Seven three-year positions are available for the Langley Arts Commission, and are open to all Island County residents. Send a letter of application to Debbie Mahler, Clerk-Treasurer, City of Langley, P.O. Box 366, Langley WA, 98260.

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