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‘Philomena’ story inspires Clinton resident’s own search for mother, history

  • Jan 26, 2014 at 11:00AM

Patti Carroll grew up celebrating her mother and a choice she made nearly 50 years ago — to give her up for adoption at 14 months of age to a loving family in the United States.

Republican throws in hat for Island County District 2 commissioner seat

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

North Whidbey Republican Richard Hannold says he will run for Island County commissioner for the same reason he joined the Navy.

Freeland woman, claiming to be 'chancellor in Christ of Cosmic Light Creations,' takes county to federal court

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

A federal lawsuit against Island County has stalled over a bounced check.

Whidbey Camano Land Trust trust seeks iconic photos

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

Help illustrate the people and landscapes of Whidbey and Camano islands with outdoor photos for the first Whidbey Camano photo contest.

Neighbors remain upset with noise in, around Mo’s Pub

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

Four Langley residents reminded the city council Tuesday that they are unhappy neighbors of Mo’s Pub and Eatery on Second Street.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Island Transit should not pursue ID exemption

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, The concerns stated in your opinion piece in the January 15 issue of The South Whidbey Record, “Concerns lay in response to audit,” are the same as mine. I have met with Island Transit Director Martha Rose for issues concerning the agency. Presently I am campaigning for a southbound bus shelter at Ledgewood Beach, which would serve the communities of Bonair and Ledgewood.

SLIDESHOW | King's holds court over Falcon girls basketball

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

The King's Lady Knights rode down the South Whidbey Falcon girls basketball team 59-20 on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Terry Welch: Volunteer firefighter, science teacher, adventurer

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 11:00AM

Ohana. It means “family” in the Hawaiian language, and it’s how a former South Whidbey firefighter colleague described to Terry Welch what the experience of firefighting would be like.

Langley green lights port funding request

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

Langley leaders agreed to pay the Port of South Whidbey $14,712.52 for soil cleanup expenses that happened in October. Contaminated soil was found along Wharf Street when the city extended its waterline to the marina at South Whidbey Harbor. The project was integral to the Port of South Whidbey’s expansion of the marina which increased dock space significantly.

Langley Whale Center gets $10,000 from city

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Langley Whale Center is $10,000 closer to becoming reality.

South Whidbey ponders homeless at annual count

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

For some in Island County, finding a home and a safe place to live is a struggle.

Tests show driver in Halloween crash that killed OH twins was ‘clean’

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

The man accused of causing the accident that killed twin sisters from Oak Harbor last Halloween was not driving while intoxicated, according to his attorney.

Lady Knights reign over Falcons

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey girls basketball team lost its 11th game of the season Tuesday, falling 59-20 to King’s.

Deadline looms for South Whidbey fire boat

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 11:24AM

A federal funding deadline for the delivery of a nearly $500,000 catamaran for South Whidbey Fire/EMS is looming, but as of Tuesday, the boat remained in the hands of its builder.

Congressman Larsen tours South Whidbey fire boat, harbor

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 3:33PM

Congressman Rick Larsen spent much of Thursday on Whidbey Island, making stops in Langley, Central Whidbey and Oak Harbor.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | SW Children’s Center expresses gratitude

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, The South Whidbey Children’s Center would like to take this opportunity to thank many local businesses, foundations and individuals for their support over the past year.

WAIF hits high live-release rate

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation (WAIF) had a 92.6 percent live-release rate for 2013, the third year in a row the animal shelter broke 90 percent.

Sheriff's Report | Odd comments, stolen sign and wandering sheep

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

The following are 911 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office on South Whidbey.

Whidbey Reign beats Seattle United

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey Reign soccer team defeated Seattle United FC 4-0 on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Seattle.

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen outlines 2014 agenda; OLF closure is not ‘in the cards’

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 11:18AM

Now that Congress has finally passed a budget, federal legislators can get down to business, Congressman Rick Larsen said this week. Larsen outlined the next steps for Congress in the coming year and answered questions about issues on Whidbey Island during a sit-down Thursday with the South Whidbey Record.

Navy rescue team recovers injured hiker from Mount Baker

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 1:17PM

An injured hiker on Mount Baker was rescued by Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s Search and Rescue team Saturday, the U.S. Navy has announced. The 24-year-old man fell from a height of 100 feet and suffered chest injuries. He became the elite unit's first rescue of 2014, according to a Wednesday news release.

Whidbey fair officials look to brighter future

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

A proposal to make the Island County Fairgrounds more viable calls for the demolition of more than half of the facility’s 27 buildings.

Freeland trailer fire cause still unknown

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 7:00AM

The cause of a fire that destroyed a 20-foot trailer in Freeland last week remains a mystery.

Whidbey Island Farm Tour seeks farms

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Whidbey Island Farm Tour Committee needs farms for the ninth annual Whidbey Island Farm Tour.

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