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Meerkerk Gardens prepares for upcoming sale

  • Mar 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

Buds are blossoming and rhodies are lining the paths of Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens as staff members prepare to open the season with the sale.

Langley tree ordinance has exceptions

  • Mar 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

Which trees can be cut will be made more clear by the Langley tree ordinance, discussed by the city’s planning advisory board or PAB last week. Director of Community Planning Jeff Arango said the PAB talked about the tree rules for nearly 30 minutes at the recent meeting. Consensus was reached with the amendments and ordinance to move the document to a public hearing, likely to be held in May, though a date was not set.

Sheriff's Report | Deceased animals, a love note and accidental calls

  • Mar 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, South Precinct.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Whidbey Fair plan was not so great

  • Mar 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, I found the recent proposal to remake the Whidbey Island Fair in Langley breathtaking in its scope. Along with wholesale change in character comes a huge debt, creating both a community-support gamble and a financial threat. The outcome could readily be failure and sale of the property within five years. Pulling up the Island County Fair by its roots and creating another Puyallup Fair-type venue may not be what urbanites seeking a dose of reality wait in ferry lines for.

Surge in numbers prompts addition of third coach | FALCON SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

  • Mar 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Forty-two girls crowd the tennis courts at South Whidbey High School during a recent practice.

Langley resident earns Good Citizen Award | KUDOS

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

Avery Wilson, of Langley, was presented with the Good Citizen Award on Saturday, March 15. The award, given to Wilson by the Daughters of the American Revolution South Whidbey Chapter, rewards and encourages good citizenship in the community.

Langley to reconsider scrubbing standing ethics committee

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Mar 21, 2014 at 7:14AM

Facing questions and pressure from four members of the disbanded Langley Ethics Commission, the city council agreed Monday night to take another look at its ethics code and ethics training.

Hearts & Hammers calls for volunteers

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey Hearts & Hammers is looking for some new blood and fresh nails.

Black Sea bound: South Whidbey robotics team sets sights on international competition in Romania

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:47AM

This is the story of a little team of South Whidbey student engineers making a big splash in the world of underwater robotics. Atlantis Inc. ROV already had a Pacific Northwest regional title when the Black Sea International ROV Competition and Exhibition contacted the team of teenagers earlier this month. At the international competition held in Federal Way, Wash., last year, Atlantis won the Biggest Bang for the Buck Award for making a bot that could move, grab, prod, measure and see underwater that cost about $550 and placed 11th among more than 20 teams.

WWII pilot, an Oak Harbor resident tells war tales to South Whidbey students

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey students got a first-person account of some of the toughest times of the 20th century last week from a man credited as being the only WWII fighter pilot to sink a Japanese destroyer with machine-gun fire.

Fifth-inning collapse costs Falcons

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

A string of untimely mistakes lifted the Coupeville Wolves baseball team 8-4 over the South Whidbey Falcons in the Cascade Conference opener Monday.

March 19 | 50 years ago today on South Whidbey

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

From page 1 of the March 19, 1964 edition of the South Whidbey Record.

Monstrous day planned in Langley

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

There’s a monstrous opportunity in Langley for children Saturday.

South Whidbey boys soccer wins season opener over University Prep

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

Aggressive defensive play led the way in the South Whidbey boys soccer team’s first victory against University Prep on Monday.

Langley engineering work to be contracted

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 3:56PM

Engineering work will be done by Kirkland-based PACE Engineering, not by a city employee, the Langley City council decided this week.

Future art classes to be discussed by South Whidbey School District

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors discussed the needs of each school and how to improve the district during a workshop on Wednesday, March 12.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Grateful for dining support of schools

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

I write on behalf of the South Whidbey Schools Foundation. We want to express our gratitude for all who participated in “Dine Out Wednesdays for South Whidbey Schools.” The program was launched in February and runs through March. Details can be found at SWSFoundation.org

Mo’s to remain in Langley, owner says

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 5:00PM

Maureen Cooke, owner-operator of Mo’s Pub and Eatery in Langley, said she has no plans to move her business out of Langley.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Happy to realize this former dream of spring

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 5:00PM

Tomorrow is the first official day of spring, and for me Thursday can’t come soon enough.

Navy looks to purchase 22 more Growlers from Boeing

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

U.S. Navy leaders want to purchase additional EA-18G Growlers and increase Electronic Attack Squadron size.

Kidding season begins on South Whidbey

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 10:29AM

Yes, they are as cute as they look. Their cries, their little wagging tails, their bids for attention: it’s the whole package and Vicky Brown, owner of Little Brown Farm in Freeland, sums it up best.

Conduct, field use to be reviewed by South Whidbey Parks District

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

On the heels of a controversial ban of a youth soccer coach from South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District fields, the parks commissioners will discuss field use, among other items, tonight.

Island County Diking District leader needed

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

Island County Diking District 2 is in search for a new commissioner.

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