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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

Tomorrow’s Port of South Whidbey commissioner | Gordon and Jenkins face off, again

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 9:00AM

Two Port of South Whidbey commissioner candidates will vie for Position 3 this November, and it won’t be the first time they’ve squared off for public favor.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Conflict brought historical shift

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, Major historical moments sometimes pass almost unnoticed. Last month we witnessed not only a major breakthrough in addressing tensions in the Middle East, but perhaps a major breakthrough in how our planet might better address lawlessness and crisis.

Islands Red Cross welcomes new executive director

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 10:00AM

Mike Stamper has been named executive director of The Islands Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Archbishop Murphy soccer rolls in eight-goal win over South Whidbey

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 10:00AM

By the 25th minute, Archbishop Murphy had more than enough goals to defeat South Whidbey girls soccer Thursday.

Port picks Possession Beach consultant

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 11:00AM

Port of South Whidbey Commissioners chose a consultant for the Possession Beach ramp renovation project on Tuesday, Oct. 8 during their regular meeting.

Look who’s visiting Whidbey’s trees: Great Horned Owls | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 2:20PM

Note to readers: With this column I begin a collaboration with one of Whidbey Island’s best bird photographers, Craig Johnson. Please let us know what you think of the results. A couple weeks ago I returned from the East coast and awakened very early, a result of jet lag. I pulled on a warm robe and stepped outside in the dark and listened. Through the still air I heard a Great Horned Owl calling, hoo, hoo-hoo, hoo, hooo sometimes interpreted as “Who’s awake, me too.”

Mo’ s Pub, residents’ quarrel divides Langley City Council

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 12:00PM

Street noise surrounding Mo’s Pub has some residents riled that the city has not done more to control the late-night crowds.

South Whidbey Parks leaders look into higher levy

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

Despite expectations of increased revenue from property taxes, South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District commissioners think they will need more money.

South Whidbey Harbor project gets pricey

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

Barely one month after a barge accident brought work on the South Whidbey Harbor expansion project to a screeching halt, port officials are once again facing a series of unexpected headaches.

Accused Greenbank murderer takes the stand

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 11:14AM

Shocking many in the courtroom, Robert “Al” Baker took the stand Thursday afternoon in his own defense and claimed his wife’s death is a mystery to him. The 62-year-old Antarctic physicist and restaurant owner is accused of brutally murdering Kathie Baker in the days before his girlfriend came to visit the couple’s Greenbank home last June.

Island County Sheriff’s Office to accept old pills

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 11:00AM

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is once again planning to collect used prescription drugs. The department’s Drug Take Back Program is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. There will be three locations on Whidbey Island to return any expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs: Island County Sheriff’s Office in Freeland at 5521 E. Harbor Road, Coupeville Marshal’s Office at 4 N.E. Seventh St., and Oak Harbor Police Department at 860 S.E. Barrington Drive.

Though silent during budget process, Emerson finds a win in debt payoff

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 11:00AM

During the 2014 budget process, Commissioner Kelly Emerson did not speak often.

EDITORIAL | Newspaper carriers are vital in getting news to your home

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 12:00PM

As you read through this edition of the South Whidbey Record, learning what’s happening in your local community, please take a moment to consider what it takes to get that newspaper into your hands. Normally, we wouldn’t even expect readers to think about all of that. However, the week of Oct. 6-12 marks National Newspaper Week, and Saturday, Oct. 12 is International Newspaper Carrier Day.

South Whidbey announces homecoming court

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 9:00AM

Twelve South Whidbey High School students were announced as this year’s homecoming court.

Civilian employees head back to work as shutdown continues

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

While Ron Witherall was happy to return to work Monday at his Department of Defense job at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, he said he plans to take his opinions about the federal government shutdown straight to the polls.

Grange opens doors to youths

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Junior Grange is coming to South Whidbey. For children ages 5 to 14, the organization promotes community involvement and personal growth through fun and educational programs that aim to help each child reach their full potential.

NAS Whidbey Growler makes emergency landing

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:00AM

An EA-18G Growler from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station made an emergency landing in Eastern Washington on Wednesday.

Though silent during budget process, Emerson finds win in debt payoff

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:00AM

During the 2014 budget process, Commissioner Kelly Emerson did not speak often. Primarily, she said, because it has been tough to gain support for her initiatives that favor cutting taxes and what she deems non-essential services and programs.

SLIDESHOW | Wildcats shock South Whidbey volleyball

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 12:00PM

Archbishop Murphy asserted its place in the top two of the Cascade Conference with a three-set win over South Whidbey volleyball Thursday, Oct. 10.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Volunteers made Tour de Whidbey awesome

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, On behalf of the board of directors of the Whidbey General Hospital Foundation, I am writing to express our heartfelt thanks to all the volunteers who helped make the 2013 Tour de Whidbey a success.

South End leaders talk ‘placemaking’ in Langley

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 4:00AM

Placemaking was the buzz word during the second Langley Economic Forum on Tuesday.

Wildcats stun Falcon volleyball in home sweep

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:00AM

Things did not go according to South Whidbey’s plan in a straight-sets loss to Archbishop Murphy on Thursday.

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