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Coupeville Wolves break late-game tie to beat South Whidbey fastpitch

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Coupeville and South Whidbey were deadlocked at 5-5 going into the final inning of Friday’s fastpitch game until the Wolves ran away with a 9-5 victory.

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.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Please, please, no more signs on South Whidbey

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, To the Port of South Whidbey and Island Beach Access. Please, please, please no more signs. We often hear about noise pollution and how that negatively affects our ability to concentrate and, over time, makes us irritated (which may be what’s going on here) and we’re all well aware of chemical pollution, air pollution, and water pollution and their negative ramifications, but let’s also take a look at visual pollution (pun intended).

EDITORIAL | Derelict vessel rules a win for Washington

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law last week legislation that further targets the ongoing problem of derelict vessels scattered throughout Washington’s waterways. While the new rules do not provide instant gratification to those seeking justice and accountability for past disasters, such as with Rory Westmoreland, the owner of the crab boat that sank in Penn Cove in 2012 at a cost of $5.4 million to taxpayers, it is another step toward the prevention of future incidents.

SLIDESHOW | Lakewood vs. South Whidbey boys soccer

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

South Whidbey beat Lakewood 2-0 in boys soccer on April 4. The Falcons host the Cascade Conference's first-place team, Archbishop Murphy, today at 6 p.m.

Greenbank man gets prison time | CORRECTED

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Apr 11, 2013 at 2:07PM

A Greenbank man will serve time in prison for driving while intoxicated, causing an injury accident on South Whidbey and then fleeing the scene last year. The man, Brian Shelley, 42, is appealing a separate DUI conviction from District Court, according to court documents.

Langley Cemetery Board vacancies vex officials

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Langley’s search to fill a vacant seat on the cemetery board seems to have lost all its life.

South Whidbey artists group donates to residence program

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Artists in Residence Program just got a financial boost from community artists. The Island Arts Council was presented with $1,000 from the Artists of South Whidbey for the program at South Whidbey Schools.

Whidbey Coffee and customers aid Oso relief fund | NOTABLE

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Customers at Whidbey Coffee have helped the company raise $5,581.89 for the Oso Mudslide Relief Fund.

Spring brings rhapsody, romance to South Whidbey stage

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Chamber Music Series reaches its final performance of the season this weekend with an afternoon of romantic compilations that herald the arrival of spring.

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, 2013 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.

Langley City Councilwoman Jerome officially resigns

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Langley City Councilwoman Margot Jerome had a short term in office. She was elected in November 2013, sworn into office in January this year, and will be out of the position and out of the state by June. Jerome officially submitted her resignation, which was “begrudgingly” approved by a 4-0 vote of her fellow council members; she abstained from the vote. Jerome resigned because her husband, former Port of South Whidbey Commissioner Chris Jerome, took a job in North Carolina.

South Whidbey Harbor bathroom to get locks

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Port of South Whidbey Commissioners moved to install electronic combination locks for restrooms at South Whidbey Harbor during a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 8. The locks would be in use during evening hours when the facilities are unstaffed. During daylight hours the restrooms will remain open.

PUBLISHER'S COLUMN | Online news, a service that’s worth paying for

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

For 90 years, the South Whidbey Record has provided loyal readers with coverage they can count on. The industry has been transformed countless times during that century, changing from hot-lead presses to giant floppy disks to all-desktop. Now, approaching our second century, newspapers are finding a place on the Internet.

Falcons play ‘lights out’ against Turks

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey’s victory against Sultan Tuesday night was sealed with a bit of unexpected darkness.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Comment deadline for Navy study near

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, For years scientists have wondered why whales, for no apparent reason, would choose to cast themselves out of the water to die of dehydration on some beach. Now we know. They were trying to escape from the tortuous noise of our war machines.

South Whidbey girls track and field team places 10th in Bellingham

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

The South Whidbey girls track and field finished as the 10th-place team at the Birger Solberg Invitational in Bellingham on Saturday.

EDITORIAL | Cammermeyer’s honor is well deserved

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Langley resident Grethe Cammermeyer was recently inducted into the Nursing Hall of Fame. By anyone’s standards, that is no small feat and Cammermeyer is no exception. Her life is a trail of courage and perseverance, and this honor is well deserved.

Freeland branch of Whidbey Island Bank names lending officer

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Whidbey Island Bank named Theresa Jenkins as Real Estate Loan Officer at the bank’s Freeland Branch on Whidbey Island.

Mayor’s beat — Langley seeks emails for information campaign

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

By FRED MCCARTHY I have received some very thoughtful messages from Langley citizens about these monthly ‘Mayor’s Beat’ columns. Thank you to those of you who have written in or spoken to me and appreciate this approach to these columns.

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