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Students start work learning in South Whidbey schools

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

For the fall semester, 18 students at South Whidbey High School joined the Work-Based Learning Program. The students will work at 14 different sites in the community, according to a monthly report from Superintendent Jo Moccia.

Burnett lawsuit fizzles with deadline end

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

A 45-day deadline has passed for Oak Harbor resident Bill Burnett, who filed a lawsuit in July against Island County over the appointment of Commissioner Jill Johnson as chairwoman of the board.

Unmanned aircraft to join air traffic at NAS Whidbey

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:00PM

North Whidbey skies are expected to see unmanned Navy aircraft flying by 2016.

South Whidbey Parks candidates promise improvements, both open to aquatics center

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:06PM

Two political newcomers will square off this November for Position 3 in the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District’s only contested commissioner race.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Mr. South Whidbey Pageant a success

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, The Friends of Friends Medical Support Fund (FoF) wants to thank the South Whidbey community for a successful 2013 Mr. South Whidbey Pageant. Our annual fundraiser grossed over $15,000, money that will continue to help South Whidbey neighbors with medically-related expenses.

South Whidbey XC fares well at Sunfair

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey cross country sent 27 runners to Yakima for the Sunfair Invitational race, a massive gathering of racers from middle school to high school on Oct. 5.

Whidbey Telecom wins cultural impact award | NOTABLE

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

Whidbey Telecom was announced the winner of the Cultural Impact by a Business award for the 2013 KSER Voice of the Community award celebration.

Langley looks into marijuana shops

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 11:00AM

Not that long ago, Langley kept a medical marijuana shop from opening within city limits. Since then, Washington voters passed an initiative to allow for the use and sales of recreational cannabis, and a new business has asked the Langley City Council whether it would allow a pot shop to operate. Mayor Fred McCarthy informed the council of the request, which had council members discussing the merits of allowing such a business when Coupeville and Oak Harbor are denying them.

Shutdown delays Poseidon meeting

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 12:00PM

Due to the government shutdown, Navy officials have postponed a public meeting concerning the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the home basing of P-8A aircraft. The meeting was originally scheduled for Oct. 8 at Oak Harbor High School. The Navy is expected to reschedule the meeting once the government shutdown is over, and officials will notify the public once the new date is known.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Letter writer is still twisting the facts

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, In his recent letter Mr. Enell tries once again to convince you that something is wrong. He minimizes his manipulation of the facts by calling it semantics, but facts are facts.

Candidates square off at political forum

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 12:27PM

Port of South Whidbey commissioner candidate Ed Jenkins had a somewhat dire view of Clinton during a political forum Monday.

Langley officer takes off-duty action

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 10:00AM

Officer Mitch Hardin is always on duty, even when he’s not in uniform. Recently, the Langley Police Department officer was in Mukilteo with his family having dinner when a fight broke out in the restaurant. He broke up the brawl and subdued one man until officers with the Mukilteo Police Department arrived.

Lakewood sinks South Whidbey football

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey’s football squad lost a 10-point lead early to Lakewood, the Cascade Conference’s top team, which scored 35 unanswered points to win Friday night.

Langley artist brings place, movement to new beer label | KUDOS

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 11:00AM

David Gignac, a well-known Langley artist, was chosen to create a label for Mukilteo-based Diamond Knot Craft Brewing’s new pale ale.

Planning board tries to define Langley landscaping

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 12:00PM

Landscaping can say many different things about a city. In Langley’s case, a tiny community with streets adorned by hundreds of trees, officials say a little definition is needed.

SLIDESHOW | Mr. South Whidbey Pageant 2013

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 1:00PM

Five men danced, sang, spoke and joked to raise money for the Friends of Friends Medical Support Fund to become Mr. South Whidbey 2013.

Vigil of peace | Religion notes

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

The 10th annual Whidbey Interfaith Vigil of Peace and Hope will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, at St. Augustine’s-in-the-Woods Episcopal Church in Freeland. The Vigil will feature prayer, sacred scripture readings and music from Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Native American faith traditions. Music will be provided by Karl Olsen of the Brothers Four and Luceant Lux singers led by Rumi Keast.

Kramer to join Falcon coaches' hall of fame

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

Coaching girls tennis was an accident, retired coach and teacher Tom Kramer says.

Island Church leaves building, helps community | NOTABLE

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

Island Church of Whidbey was out and about during its second Consider Serving Instead weekend from Sept. 27 to 29. The church doors were closed with a sign reading “The Church has left the building.” The congregation was encouraged to go out into the community and carry out acts of kindness.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Record has record showing at contest

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

Warning: shameless bragging ahead about the South Whidbey Record’s awesome staff. They rock, according to the panel of Tennessee Press Association judges who reviewed entries in the 2013 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest. Not only did Record staff clean house with personal awards, but the newspaper was also distinguished with the highest of honors — first place in general excellence.

Crown for a king: Gordon Stewart wins ‘Mr. South Whidbey’

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 2:23PM

Five men put on a raucous show of song, spoken word, dance and comedy in a competition to be crowned Mr. South Whidbey on Saturday.

New Langley attorney adds wealth of city experience

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 10:00AM

Langley’s long search for new legal representation is close to an end.

Langley historic board adds last member

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 10:00AM

Registering historic buildings and homes in Langley will resume with a full commission next year. Langley’s Historic Preservation Commission took a hit this year as several members resigned, leaving the commission’s chair, Bob Waterman, without much help. Seven of the group’s nine meetings were canceled this year.

Today's Cartoon for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2013

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Oct 13, 2013 at 8:45AM

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