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South Whidbey grad scoops up culinary memorial scholarship

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Natanya Johnson Scholarship Fund has named Jessica VanWetter as the recipient of the 2013 Red Spatula Award.

Service dog program to hold Langley fundraiser

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 11:00AM

A program providing unconditional love is seeking a little financial love from the South Whidbey community.

Women Voters host Whidbey forums

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 1:00PM

The Whidbey Island League of Women Voters will host candidate forums on South Whidbey, in Coupeville and in Oak Harbor, in partnership with Sno-Isle Libraries, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10. The League forum on South Whidbey will be at Trinity Lutheran Church’s community building, Freeland. The mayor of Langley and all Langley City Council candidates are invited, as well as candidates for the South Whidbey School Board and the Port of South Whidbey.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Hospital bond deserves support

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

Editor As an registered nurse for 27 years and an emergency room nurse for 20 years, I take offense to the frequently read and heard statement that Whidbey General Hospital is a “first-aid station.” I was employed by WGH for 11 years, exclusively in the emergency department. Unfortunately, I suffered a work injury and, sadly, I was terminated a couple of months ago after I exhausted my Family Medical and Leave Act allowance. I had worked in big city hospitals my whole career and found rural nursing more exciting and challenging than a Level 1 facility.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Headline thoughtless, poor taste

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 3:00PM

Editor What a poor choice of words the South Whidbey Record used on Wednesday, Sept. 18, to describe a lifetime of memories and mementos that Maralie Johnson, her daughter and granddaughter lost, when their home burned to the ground last May.

SLIDESHOW | South Whidbey volleyball takes third place at namesake tournament

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey placed third at the South Whidbey Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 21. The Falcons lost in the semifinal match to Chelan and recovered with a win against Hoquiam in the consolation match.

SLIDESHOW | South Whidbey volleyball takes third place at namesake tournament

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey placed third at the South Whidbey Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 21. The Falcons lost in the semifinal match to Chelan and recovered with a win against Hoquiam in the consolation match.

South Whidbey football weathers Granite Falls

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 9:00AM

The South Whidbey football team's offense hardly played the first half against Granite Falls on Friday.

First-time Soup Box racer goes all-in, all-recycle

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 9:00AM

About the only thing the race carts will have in common at this weekend’s Soup Box Derby will be the round shape of the wheels.

Mia Edwards | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 10:00AM

Dorothy Chisolm and Milo Edwards, both of Oak Harbor, welcomed a baby girl into the world on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.

Daniel Jacob Dehart | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 10:00AM

Jamie and Jesse Dehart of Oak Harbor are the proud parents of a new baby boy. Daniel Jacob Dehart was born Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at Whidbey General Hospital and weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces.

South Whidbey school phone system kinks worked out, officials say

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 10:00AM

Several issues with the phone systems throughout the South Whidbey School District are just about resolved after a $120,000 conversion nears completion.

Ferry fares rise; fewer early, late sailings

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 11:00AM

The state Department of Transportation, Ferries Division scaled back service on the Clinton and Coupeville ferry runs on Sunday, Sept. 22. The schedule changes eliminated some early morning and late night sailings on the Clinton-to-Mukilteo route.

Langley web design project finds bidders

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 12:00PM

Langley’s website may get a hefty makeover soon following a long search for a site designer. Planning Director Jeff Arango said 11 proposals were submitted to the city for a web-design contract. That’s quite a turnaround from the first shot at finding someone to revamp the www.langleywa.org look.

IN OUR VIEWPOINT | Take the six months, but get marijuana regulations hashed out

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 1:00PM

The Island County Commissioners are considering following in the footsteps of the City of Oak Harbor and instituting a moratorium on new marijuana production and sales. The discussion is part of the “watch and see” approach many other counties are looking at while the state fine-tunes the recently approved marijuana law.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Private beaches and culture shock

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 2:00PM

Editor, I was down on Whidbey over the Labor Day weekend and like all good Alaskans would do, I grabbed a fishing license and a pole and hit the beaches after your bright pinks and silvers.

Crummy weather spurs Children’s Day cancellation

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 3:19PM

A forecast of high winds and heavy rains has led to the cancellation of Children’s Day. Planned for Saturday at Community Park, event organizers sent out a news release Thursday morning detailing the cancellation.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Kudos to hometown heroes

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 3:00PM

Editor, One of the things that attracted me to South Whidbey Island is the tremendous amount of community support and philanthropy.

Weather forces Soup Box Derby cancellation

  • Sep 28, 2013 at 8:45AM

Today's Soup Box Derby has been canceled. Event organizers made the decision early this morning due to forecasts of poor weather. The annual event was scheduled to take place in Langley. It is unclear when or if the event will be rescheduled.

Proposed Mukilteo terminal moves forward

  • Sep 28, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Oct 1, 2013 at 3:27PM

The proposed site of a new Mukilteo Ferry Terminal moved forward Tuesday with the Port of Everett Commission authorizing the acceptance of the fuel tank farm from the U.S. Air Force.

First-year 5K run benefits Good Cheer, dogs

  • Sep 28, 2013 at 9:00AM

Join the inaugural “PAWZ by the SEA 5K Run/Walk,” benefiting the Good Cheer Pet Food Bank and the deserving young people of the Happy Hounds 4-H Dog Club.

Whidbey Islanders claim top honors at 2013 Whidbey Island Area Fair

  • Sep 28, 2013 at 10:00AM

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

Friends clean South Whidbey State Park entrance

  • Sep 28, 2013 at 10:00AM

Nine members of the Friends of South Whidbey State Park, working under the direction of two state park employees, cleaned and trimmed the park’s entrance Sept. 17 in the group’s first organized work day.

Fire burns Useless Bay garage; $70K in damages

  • Sep 28, 2013 at 11:00AM

The garage, attic and roof of a Useless Bay home was damaged by a fire on Friday night. The home at 2358 Soundview Drive, owned by John and Cynthia Shelton, caught fire around 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20. According to an incident release by South Whidbey Fire/EMS, the fire started outside and residents believed they had extinguished the flames with a garden hose, but it had spread into the attic and roof. More firefighters were called to stop the blaze from spreading further.

SLIDESHOW | Shots from the South Whidbey volleyball win against Lakewood

  • Sep 28, 2013 at 12:00PM

Here are a few pictures from South Whidbey volleyball's 3-1 win over Lakewood on Sept. 24.

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