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Whidbey Islanders claim top awards at Whidbey Island Area Fair

  • Sep 22, 2013 at 2:00PM

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

Ferry line cutters enrage fellow motorists on Whidbey Island

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

With summer nearly over, the ferry lines to reach Whidbey Island are dwindling.

Langley artist’s work accepted into Northwest show | NOTABLE

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

Langley resident Ron Kasprisin’s watercolor painting, Emergent Eagle, has been accepted for exhibition in the Northwest Watercolor Society’s Waterworks 2013 show.

College, career fair visit Oak Harbor

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

Oak Harbor High School will host a college and career fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 in the school’s Student Union Building.

Razors clams aplenty, state predicts

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 11:00AM

Razor clam diggers received good news recently at a pre-season public meeting by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Dan Ayres, Fish and Wildlife coastal shellfish manager, said tests conducted over the summer point to another year of strong razor clam populations and digging opportunities.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Port commissioners committed to marina project

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, I am glad that the South Whidbey Record is covering the activities of the Port of South Whidbey so thoroughly. A couple of recent articles may have left the impression that the Port is moving away from supporting its marine access facilities, which include the South Whidbey Harbor at Langley (SWH), Possession Beach, and Bush Point.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Funk tribute well deserved

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, Thank you ever so much for your excellent, so well-deserved and overdue tribute to Wally Funk. I worked with Wally in the ’70s at the Washington State Arts Commission where we became mutual admirers and cohorts to higher grounds. Wally is a rare find these days. He is a genuine human being with vision, generosity, dignity, humility and snappy humor. A precious combination in the world of politics and journalism.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Life sentences are too expensive

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, Byron Scherf was in prison serving a life sentence when he murdered Jayme Biendl. Now he is sentenced to two life sentences without the possibility of parole.

South Whidbey boys tennis takes two against Coupeville

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 1:00PM

Beating the same team twice in a season is tough. Beating the same team twice in three days is even more challenging.

Island County commissioners consider marijuana moratorium

  • Sep 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

Island County commissioners have set in motion plans for a moratorium on new marijuana production and sales.

Avion Maliyomal Kaipat Kim | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Sep 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

A baby boy, Avion Maliyomal Kaipat Kim, was born Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 to parents Tommy Kim and Alexandra Kaipat of Oak Harbor.

John Michael Edwards | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Sep 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

Michael and Florence Edwards of Oak Harbor welcomed a new baby boy into the world, John Michael Edwards, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

SLIDESHOW | Falcon tennis wins two matches in three days over Coupeville

  • Sep 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey beat Coupeville 3-2 and 5-0 in boys tennis Sept. 17 and 19.

Senior Center hires new director

  • Sep 24, 2013 at 11:00AM

Lynae Slinden has been named director of Senior Services of Island County’s flagship facility, South Whidbey Center. Slinden, a former Port of South Whidbey commissioner and owner of Island Framery in Clinton, has lived on South Whidbey for 25 years.

South Whidbey son, director gets OK to film Coupeville Wharf

  • Sep 24, 2013 at 1:00PM

Joseph Itaya didn’t tiptoe around the subject.

WEAN founder considered for parks seat

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

A big chunk of South Whidbey State Park is still cedar and fir forest thanks to Marianne Edain and the group she helped found, Whidbey Environmental Action Network.

Langley Marina work resumes

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 4:15PM

South Whidbey Harbor is bustling again as workers resumed work on the marina expansion project Monday, Sept. 16.

Sheriff's Office to lift burn ban

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 10:00AM

A countywide burn ban on outdoor materials will be lifted next week due to an increase in moisture levels, the Island County Sheriff’s Office has announced. The existing ban will officially end 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23. Residential yard debris and land-clearing burning, however, are still permanently banned in Coupeville, Freeland, Langley, Oak Harbor and in urban growth areas on Whidbey and Camano islands.

SLIDESHOW | Hodson propels Falcons past rival Wolves

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey junior hitter Abby Hodson led the way with 13 kills to help the Falcons sweep their rivals, the Coupeville Wolves, 25-22, 25-18, 25-13, on Sept. 19.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | OLF history, context matter

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, I am hoping that this will provide a little historical perspective to the Outlying Field Coupeville noise debate. OLF Coupeville was put into operation in September 1943 owing to the exigencies of World War II. Grumman F4F Wildcats were the aircraft carrier fighters practicing touch-and-go landings at the facility. These were propeller-driven aircrafts, much quieter than today’s jets.

The Djammin’ begins in Langley

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 1:00PM

Guitarists and fans from all over are gathering in Langley this week for the 13th annual gypsy jazz festival.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Rules of the road apply to all

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 2:00PM

Editor, I know there will be a ton of people who will disagree with me but I also know that there are plenty of people who will agree. Now, as we all know, we are supposed to “share the road” with bicyclists and I am not trying to say that they don’t have that right, but I am going to say, if you’re going to be on your bike on the road shouldn’t you have to follow and obey the same laws as we do driving a car?

Building the house of God: Freeland volunteer-students wrap up six-year project

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

Nestled together in a beautiful room of wood and sunlight, a handful of Unity of Whidbey worshipers sat clapping and smiling.

Falcons flourish on home cross country course

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

Running on their home course made all the difference for the South Whidbey cross country teams in a 24-team invitational race Saturday.

SLIDESHOW | South Whidbey cross country teams place well at own invitational meet

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey hosted the South Whidbey Invite cross country meet Saturday, Sept. 21 with 24 schools represented from across Washington. The top combined boys and girls team was Arlington.

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