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Spring break on South Whidbey begins this week

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

Students in the South Whidbey School District are celebrating the season next week. Spring break begins Monday, April 7 and continues through Friday, April 11. Students will return to their classrooms Monday, April 14.

March 12 | 50 years ago today on South Whidbey

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following are selected stories from page 1 of the March 12, 1964 edition of the South Whidbey Record. They are the first installment of a history corner, a weekly special segment of past headlines and stories from half a century ago. For more details, see the editorial on page 6. Editor at the time: Ace Comstock Publisher: Glenn Smith

A century old and still laughing | Freeland resident celebrates milestone birthday

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

Freeland resident Harold Robinett is about to join a select group of people in this world. This weekend, he will become a centenarian.

Gov. Inslee signs second round of derelict vessel rules into law

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:42AM

The 2012 sinking of the F/V Deep Sea in Penn Cove is once again making waves across Washington.

South Whidbey tennis team sinks Friday Harbor

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey swept Friday Harbor in girls tennis Wednesday, winning 5-0 in the non-league match.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Barred soccer coach was mistreated by parks staff

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, We all know how hard it is to keep our kids out of trouble, so we get them involved in 4-H, band, sports and other things. I would like to point out one of many of our outstanding adults who for the past eight-plus years has dedicated his time, money, energy and above all his patience with the boys, SWYSC, and the parks department. His name is Terry Swanson, as you may have read in the on March 5 edition of The Record, he was cited for trespassing at the soccer fields at the Sports Complex in front of his team.

Tim Collins takes over flailing Falcon fastpitch team

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

Falcon fastpitch head coach Tim Collins is a man who repeats himself a lot. That’s because he believes repetition will breed success for the high school girls team.

Boys U-12 team goes undefeated

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 11:00AM

The South Whidbey Islanders U-12 boys soccer team claimed first place in the North Cascade Youth Soccer Association B3 division with an 8-0-2 record.

Proponents put brakes on Island County Fairgrounds proposal

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 6:00AM

Opponents of a $10.12 million, 10-year plan to change the Island County Fairgrounds got what they wanted: a slower, more public approach to saving the property.

Fairgrounds meeting date change draws Island County commissioner's ire

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

News that the Whidbey Island Area Fair meeting planned for Oak Harbor was postponed did not sit well with one Island County commissioner Monday.

Langley First Street loss, beauty award

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 8:00AM

Langley will hold a public hearing on possibly vacating a narrow strip of First Street and Anthes Avenue to the owners of the Dog House Tavern on Monday. At the city council meeting at 5:30 p.m., Langley will also recognize Paul and Mickey Sarkis, owners of the Langley Pizzeria, for their work in making the city more visually appealing. The city will give them a beautification award.

Nobody found in reported car crash

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Fire district officials are scratching their heads over a “minor” car crash that occurred early Friday morning. South Whidbey Fire/EMS Chief Rusty Palmer said district responders were called to a car collision at 4:30 a.m. March 7, but when they arrived, nobody was found inside and there were no visible signs of injury near the car.

SOUTH WHIDBEY SHERIFF'S REPORT | Used condoms, a trespasser stuck in the mud, and goat concerns

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, south precinct. Friday, Feb. 21 7:16 p.m. — A caller on Goodell Road reported finding four used condoms in the woods near her property over the last few months. Sunday, Feb. 23 8:20 p.m. — A caller on Forest Knoll Lane reported a trespasser drove down their driveway and is now stuck in the mud.

Wild about woodpeckers | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:00AM

A sharp pounding on the metal downspout outside my window practically rattles my teeth. It’s a northern flicker using this hollow sounding board to communicate with other flickers.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Legislative wrap up was a listening session

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, I have a slightly different version of the town hall event reported on in last week’s paper. Mostly it was a “listening” session — that is, the legislators talking and the audience doing most of the listening. State Rep. Norma Smith rightfully claimed credit for one accomplishment important to her district — HB 2457, to help the state deal with derelict boats and avoid more oil spills. The bill represents real progress and is very much appreciated.

Deer smashes through windshield on Highway 525 near Legion hall

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 4:07PM

A driver was up and walking after an unusual collision with a deer Thursday afternoon.

Brighten your day with a little luck | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

In my last column I tossed out the invitation for readers to nominate favorite “good luck” birds. I was hoping for suggestions that raise our spirits, put a smile on our faces when we see or hear them and might even be a sighting so special it has turned us into a bird watcher.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Wanderer is welcome in our neighborhood

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, Regarding the meandering wanderer, a letter to the editor that appeared in The Record on Feb. 26, Mr. Schmidt has been a regular visitor to Bush Point and Lagoon Point for the past 10 years. Sunsets are part of the reason we live here. Gunther reminds us why as nobody likes a sunset better than he. Most 90 year olds are not considered a threat so we hope the apology to your neighbors was accepted.

Two-year skid to Cedarcrest soccer ends for South Whidbey

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

Playing fast and physical paid off for the South Whidbey boys soccer team as it defeated Cedarcrest for the first time in two years Tuesday night.

SLIDESHOW | Two-year skid to Cedarcrest ends for South Whidbey boys soccer

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 12:00PM

South Whidbey ended a four-game streak of losses to Cedarcrest in boys soccer on April 1 - no fooling.

No beach access for Glendale | Commissioners nix proposal to buy two waterfront lots

  • Mar 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:31AM

Island County leadership passed this month on the chance to apply for grants that would allow them to acquire beach access properties adjacent to Glendale Beach.

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Mar 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

A warm welcome to new baby boy Nicholas Enzo Tulli. Nicholas was born on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 to Meghann Tulli of Clinton. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces.

Ebey’s Forever grants awarded

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve has announced the recipients of the 2014 Ebey’s Forever Grant Awards. The Ebey’s Forever grant program, through donations from the community, provides annual matching grants to qualifying applicants within the reserve to stabilize and sustain buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Bayview fire station meeting planned

  • Mar 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

The public can hear an updated cost estimate for a new Bayview fire station Tuesday, March 18 at South Whidbey High School.

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