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South Whidbey alum earns honors graduate | KUDOS

  • Aug 30, 2013 at 10:00AM

Air Force Airman Megan R. Jeffers, right, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, on May 30.

Law, justice tax removed from Island County's November ballot

  • Aug 30, 2013 at 11:00AM

A proposal to move ahead with a law and justice levy on the November ballot was formally abandoned Monday. The Island County Board of Commissioners agreed in a unanimous 3-0 vote not to pursue the long-discussed $1.9 million measure.

South Whidbey School Board retreats for planning

  • Aug 30, 2013 at 12:00PM

South Whidbey’s five school board directors will gather at their annual retreat Wednesday, discussing the district’s goals and vision. The board will meet with the superintendent from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 28, then with school administrators — principals and directors — from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The board’s regular meeting will follow.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Fair a success, but changes ahead

  • Aug 30, 2013 at 1:00PM

Editor, It’s Monday night at the fairgrounds. The animals are gone, except for the resident bunnies who are slowly repossessing their home. Our gardening guru noted that they had the good manners not to chow down on the blossoms until the Fair officially closed Sunday night. Lots of trailers are still waiting to go home, and the vendor canopies look a bit forlorn sitting empty. It’s quiet.

CrossFit gym works out niche in Freeland

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:37AM

Freeland has a new group of fitness enthusiasts.

Whidbey son leaves Montana a master | KUDOS

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 10:00AM

Sam Lungren, a South Whidbey High School alumnus of the class of 2007, is now a master.

Meet with Freeland Quakers | Religion notes

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 10:00AM

Whidbey Island Friends Meeting (Quakers) holds its regular meeting for worship every Sunday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist building, 20103 Highway 525, about two miles north of Freeland.

Parks commission seeks members

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 11:00AM

Langley’s Parks & Open Space Commission needs new members. The South Whidbey city has an opening for two volunteer members. The Parks & Open Space Commission advises the Langley City Council on matters concerning long-range parks and open space planning, including amendments to the parks and open space element of Langley’s comprehensive plan.

St. Hubert hosts Taize prayer | Religion notes

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 12:00PM

First Wednesday Taize at St. Hubert Catholic Church resumes from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 4. This will be the first monthly service following a summer break. Join others to sing simple chants, pray scripture, enter into sacred silence, and pray for healing, peace and reconciliation.

South Whidbey School District looks to buy laptops, iPads

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 12:00PM

Students on South Whidbey may have a host of new netbooks and tablets this fall. The South Whidbey School District will look at approving a purchase order for 210 iPads and 175 Google Chromebooks for district students.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Children’s center helped by roaster

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 1:00PM

Editor, We would like to thank the businesses that supported the South Whidbey Children’s Center street dance at Mukilteo Coffee Roasters Aug. 10.

South Whidbey students return in force to fall sports

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 2:00PM

South Whidbey High School buzzed with activity Monday morning.

Island Church discovers treasure | Religion notes

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 6:00PM

Pastor Dwight Ford will deliver his series finale sermon titled, “Blessed? Our Treasure,” with the Island Worship Team playing at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Chairperson laws misunderstood

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 1:00AM

Editor, Apparently, some of your readers misconstrue the premise of the lawsuit I recently filed naming Island County Commissioners Helen Price Johnson and Jill Johnson.

Christian Science looks at influences | Religion notes

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 8:00AM

"What is influencing you?" is the topic of the next audio chat hosted by the Christian Science Reading Room at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3. Mary Baker Eddy, a spiritual pioneer and author, wrote in her book "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures:" "In a world of sin and sensuality hastening to a greater development of power, it is wise earnestly to consider whether it is human mind or the divine Mind which is influencing one," (pps. 82-83).

Church considers Christ labor model | Religion notes

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 9:00AM

For this Labor Day weekend, the Christian Science congregation urges people to consider one model for the purpose of labor, Christ Jesus. "From early boyhood he was about his 'Father's business.' Jesus did his own work by the one Spirit. He said: 'My Father worketh hitherto, and I work' … Jesus acted boldly, against the accredited evidence of the senses, against Pharisaical creeds and practices, and he refuted all opponents with his healing power" (Science and Health).

Freeland salmon derby reels in weighty catch

  • Aug 30, 2013 at 2:43PM

Bush Point was quite a sight this past Saturday, with near shoulder-to-shoulder anglers casting lines and boats tied three deep to mooring buoys.

Langley painter takes two awards at Coupeville Art Gallery Show

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 10:00AM

Cary Jurriaans of Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio in Langley garnered two awards at the juried art show at the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

Empty bomb threat cancels Coupeville ferry runs

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 11:00AM

Port Townsend-Coupeville ferry service was shut down by a bomb threat for three and a half hours Tuesday night.

South Whidbey School Board ignores lower rent request

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 12:00PM

School Whidbey School District board members did not move to act on a proposal from Whidbey Island Community Education Center to lower the expected increase of rent at the old Bayview School, during a regular meeting Aug. 28.

VIEWPOINT | Langley marina expansion won’t float without clearer vision

  • Sep 2, 2013 at 1:00AM

In response to the Record Aug. 17 editorial, “Marina expansion is worthy investment,” I agree on the face that large, expensive infrastructure projects can sometimes be unpopular but can have long term benefits.

Whidbey Island Area Fair announces more 4-H, open contest winners

  • Sep 2, 2013 at 9:00AM

Here are the results from the 2013 Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H and open contests organized by division, name, city, class and placing.

Widow disputes Island County Coroner’s ruling

  • Sep 2, 2013 at 9:00AM

The wife of a man who died on South Whidbey two years ago wants a judge or jury to overrule the coroner’s determination that he committed suicide.

Greenbank woman wins park print from Friends group

  • Sep 2, 2013 at 10:00AM

Carole Tyson of Greenbank was the winner of a door prize at the kickoff for Friends of South Whidbey State Park on Aug. 19.

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