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Early Island County transportation meetings see hiccup

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

The county kicked off a series of transportation-related public meetings this week, attracting residents with a wide range of priorities.

School bell irks Langley Middle School neighbors

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Neighbors of Langley Middle School gritted their teeth through a noisy night this past weekend. Brian Miller, director of facilities for the South Whidbey School District, confirmed the school’s bell system went haywire and rang uninterrupted for at least five hours.

Langley man wanted for suspected child rape

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

A 23-year-old Langley man accused of child rape is wanted on a $300,000 arrest warrant, court documents state.

Bakery partnership is a WIN-win

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:00PM

At 11 p.m. when most people are asleep, Kelly Baugh is grinding fresh red wheat and starting a large batch of bread.

Two candidates seek Port of South Whidbey seat

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 2:19PM

One more name was added to the running for Port of South Whidbey’s District 2 Commissioner, representing Langley. Dean Enell of Langley submitted his name to the port on Monday, Feb. 24 contesting Langley resident Ed Halloran for the position.

Island County ’s law library struggles to stay afloat

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:57AM

Island County law library officials are asking the county to grant them $3,200 to cover a 2013 deficit and approve an increase in filing fees from $17 to $20.

Band students return with awards from Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival | KUDOS

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Students in South Whidbey High School’s jazz band program earned awards and high scores over the weekend at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho.

Training, testing environmental impact statement ready for review

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Navy has released an environmental impact statement, or EIS, looking at Navy training and testing that occurs throughout the Northwest.

Island County health contract with Whatcom continues

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Island County commissioners approved the continuation of a Healthy Communities contract with Whatcom County at Monday’s regular meeting.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | ‘Higher taxes for some’ article not too great

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, The article in the Feb. 19 edition of the South Whidbey Record had an article on “higher taxes for some.” It was full of opinions, but had no facts to back this up. I believe the legislators and voters decide whether taxes will increase on the other parcels.

Participants determine 'Deadly Deed' culprit at Langley Mystery Weekend

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

Langley’s 30th annual mystery weekend came to a close Sunday as residents and out-of-towners cracked the case of “The Deadly Deed.”

School board honors student achievements | NOTABLE

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors are celebrating the awards and achievements of students in Langley Middle School and South Whidbey High School on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Langley leaders seek sand shrimp harvest moratorium

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 2:38PM

Langley is seeking to protect one of its natural draws and a major tourism element: gray whale migration.

Clinton business groups plan for Oktoberfest fall festival

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 2:35PM

Oompah music will blare, brats will sizzle and beer will flow this October in Clinton.

Whidbey students thrive in Celebrate Writing contest

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Whidbey Island Writers Association announced the winners of the Celebrate Writing 2014 Contest for Students.

Langley designates money for training, video

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

Rather than shell out $20,000 toward tourism promotion in Langley, the city will spend it six ways on economic development programs. The Langley City Council heard the mayor’s proposal to change the fund’s intent from tourism contracts to social media training, business development, a leadership program, improving search engine marketing and a promotional video about Whidbey Island.

Snohomish takes Coupeville cop’s case

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

An investigation into a Coupeville deputy marshal has been turned over to a detective with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, according to Oak Harbor Police Chief Ed Green.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Neighborhood wanderer apologizes for meandering

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, Dear residents of Passage View Lane, I apologize for the anxiety my wanderings in your neighborhood have caused. My trying to see the sun setting among the tree branches only exacerbated the yearning for sunset sightings.

County approves new Coupeville marshal contract

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

There’s a new sheriff in town. The Island County commissioners approved a contract Monday that empowers the sheriff’s office to run the Coupeville Marshal’s Office.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Grass isn’t so green in Seattle, King County

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the street, but that’s not always so, particularly when it comes to Whidbey Island first responders. Never is that so clear as with the ongoing debate in Seattle over the interaction between a city police officer and Stranger editor Dominic Holden.

Whidbey Camano Land Trust launches photo contest

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

When Janelle Castro interviewed for the outreach manager position at the Whidbey Camano Land Trust last spring, she shared an idea that she thought would be a natural fit for Island County.

Wish photographer ‘Sully’ well in retirement | GALLERIES

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Whidbey Art Gallery will be celebrating the work of longtime member Craig “Sully” Sullivan, who is retiring. Sullivan’s photography will be featured for the month of March at the gallery, beginning with a reception Saturday, March 1 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Sour end for South Whidbey wrestling season

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Bitterness from a couple of referee calls lingered with South Whidbey's wrestlers and head coach three days after they were made at the state tournament.

Artists delve into travels at Brackenwood | GALLERIES

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 3:00PM

“JOURNEYS” opens at Brackenwood Gallery on Saturday, March 1 with an artists reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The show includes photography, oil paintings and textiles to take the viewer into the artist’s travel experience.

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