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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.

Mayor’s beat | Economic forums are worthy endevor

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:00AM

“Instead of having more discussions about the economy why don’t we just do something to make it better? The city has undertaken these kinds of processes in the past; why should I come again to another forum meeting now?”

Whidbey Island Eagles celebrates Oktoberfest

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:00AM

The Whidbey Island Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles celebrated Oktoberfest with dinner, music and the burning of their mortgage on their Freeland property on Saturday.

South Whidbey school music programs ring in the holidays with annual fundraiser

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

Students from South Whidbey High School Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Choir are knocking on the doors of businesses and homes this month in an effort to raise money for their music programs.

Port calls for special meeting

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Port of South Whidbey will convene for a special workshop and meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15. The commissioners will discuss South Whidbey Harbor Phase 1 cost and schedule updates, Possession Beach boat ramp renovation consultant selection and RCO issues.

South Whidbey Soroptimists seek young female heroes, education seekers

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 11:00AM

Soroptimist International of South Whidbey Island is seeking applicants for its Violet Richardson Award and a separate grant program aimed at assisting women with education funding.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Rotary Whidbey Westside workers rock

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, We want to heartily thank the enthusiastic group of hard workers from Rotary Whidbey Westside for the hours of labor they recently contributed to Enso House.

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