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- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:14 AM
Cathrine (Kaisa) Tauscher and Cate Rilla were married on Aug. 10, 2013. The afternoon ceremony took place in the Mount Holyoke College Chapel in South Hadley, Mass.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:19 AM
Several South Whidbey boys are going to have sore legs this basketball season.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 8:58 AM— updated Dec 5, 2013 at 9:41 AM
After months of waiting, Freeland residents and water officials may soon have some answers about an old fuel spill and its possible impact on nearby wells. On Monday, a drilling team began work on four groundwater monitoring test wells on properties along Harbor Avenue and Main Street. The semi-permanent installations will function as windows to Freeland’s aquifer and should help show just how far the 8-year-old spill has traveled underground toward Freeland Water District’s wells.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Whidbey General Hospital received a 2013 Press Ganey Associates, Inc. Guardian of Excellence Award for its Home Health Care department.
- posted Nov 11, 2013 at 8:46 AM
Editor, My family and I spent our second Halloween in Langley this week, and it was a magical experience. Having moved to Langley from a much larger city, where a busy Halloween meant one in which we saw 15 trick-or-treaters, we were at first amazed at how many people get involved in the holiday here on our island.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:06 AM
An early look at what Langley’s arts commission could be drew lots of interest from the city council Monday night. Jeff Arango, Langley’s director of community planning, showed the council members what arts commissions in Edmonds and Port Townsend are responsible for and how they operate. He hoped to use their mission and vision as a guideline for what Langley’s arts commission will be and do.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:07 AM
The U.S. Navy is hosting a series of open house scoping meetings this week concerning a planned Environmental Impact Statement. The document will study the effects of the EA-18G Growler for its planned use at Outlying Field Coupeville, a small airstrip used to practice touch-and-go maneuvers.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:09 AM
Denise Need dances with daughter Piper during a Christmas song at the Langley Tree Lighting on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Langley Park.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:32 AM
MUSEO’s Holiday Gift Show continues with a gallery offering of small, favorably priced works by Melissa Koch and a group exhibition of artists.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:08 AM
By starting the consumer shopping frenzy called Black Friday a day early, several large retailers are being criticized for eating away at Thanksgiving Day, a traditional time for family gatherings, feasting and reflection. Whidbey residents can easily avoid the madness and keep the holidays merry by shopping on the island. Whidbey Island has an abundance of unique shops and is great for thoughtful gift items all season long.
- posted Nov 8, 2013 at 3:38 PM— updated Nov 12, 2013 at 8:13 AM
A well-noticed project will have a small impact on traffic on South Whidbey.
- posted Nov 8, 2013 at 3:59 PM
Needing to win one-half of a football game to advance in the 1A tri-district playoffs, South Whidbey fought as much as it could for two quarters.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:13 AM
Editor, Good Cheer has received so many expressions of gratitude this past year, that I am both heartened and humbled as I write this year’s holiday appeal letter. Here are just a few that touched my heart:
- posted Nov 11, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Editor, I need to share my observations of a long lifetime of U.S. citizenship regarding the malfunction of our current government that sent military people all over the world to fight and die in an attempt to justify and replicate our way of democratic governing.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:22 AM
Over the next three years, six crews of the Royal Australian Air Force will train to fly the new EA-18G Growler at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 9:16 AM
- posted Dec 5, 2013 at 11:57 AM— updated Dec 5, 2013 at 12:30 PM
News release — Congressman Rick Larsen today voted to pass the Innovation Act, a bill that would crack down on entities that abuse the patent system to make money from other people’s innovations. These patent assertion entities—often referred to as patent trolls—cost American businesses an estimated $29 billion a year, according to a statement released by Larsen's office Thursday.
- posted Dec 6, 2013 at 8:29 AM
Highway 525 got some needed TLC. Seven members of the Rotary Club of Whidbey Westside collected trash along Highway 525 on Saturday, Nov. 23.
- posted Nov 8, 2013 at 3:41 PM— updated Nov 12, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Rocco Gianni has captured enough votes that he will spend the next four years as a South Whidbey School District Director.
- posted Nov 8, 2013 at 3:46 PM
Administrators of the controversial Clean Water Utility program discovered that more than 1,400 additional parcels will need to be assessed in 2014.
- posted Nov 13, 2013 at 9:41 AM
Linds Pharmacy is holding a flu vaccine clinic from 9 to 5 p.m. today, Nov. 13, at its Freeland location. The vaccine lasts for one year, as opposed to older vaccines that expired after about eight months. Medicare, Group Health and most insurances are accepted.
- posted Dec 6, 2013 at 9:39 AM
For most of the nine seniors on South Whidbey’s wrestling team, their goal this season is pretty straightforward — go to the Dome.
- posted Dec 6, 2013 at 8:25 AM
Downtown Langley is all dressed up for the holidays.
- posted Nov 11, 2013 at 8:48 AM
Editor, The headline in the Record’s Nov. 2 front page story, “Langley budget calls for rate hikes, mayoral raise” is a misunderstanding of the City of Langley’s 2014 draft budget numbers.
- posted Dec 6, 2013 at 9:41 AM
Artists across the island are finding new ways to connect with holiday shoppers this season. Markets and stores in the community have kicked it into gear for the holiday season.