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'Static' homeless numbers remain a cause for concern in Island County

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 7:00AM

On the street, Ray Conger is known as “The Mailman.” Someone driving by the Safeway parking lot entrance might recognize him as the guy who holds up signs with messages like, “I love you” and “smile.” Conger is part of a homeless population that more than doubled around 2012 and stayed that way.

South Whidbey schools seek volunteers to save history

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey School District administrators and board members are hoping to preserve the cherished class photographs displayed in the hallways at Langley Middle School.

SOUTH WHIDBEY SHERIFF'S REPORT | Late night shooting, not-so-nice neighbors and flipping the bird

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

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

Discover Whidbey Island’s kingfisher

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Whidbey Audubon Society presents Bolt Out of the Blue: the Belted Kingfisher, a program about the belted kingfisher on Thursday, April 10. This talk describes a Whidbey Island bird that mines into bluffs and dives into the water. Learn about how they live and the survival challenges they face from egg to adulthood and some of the other creatures that share their habitat.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Wonn Road is Montgomery’s

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, This letter is in response to the March 8 article, “Wonn Road beach access settlement possible, sources say.” Having owned the property in dispute on Greenbank beach for 36 years, we could have provided all the documentation to support Bruce Montgomery’s right to restrict access had you even bothered to check your facts.

Good Cheer receives Food Lifeline award | NOTABLE

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

Good Cheer received the Excellence in Food Resource Development award and $1,000 from the Food Lifeline conference at South Seattle Community College Thursday, March 27.

Cedarcrest splits South Whidbey baseball series

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey won at Cedarcrest, and now Cedarcrest’s baseball team has won at South Whidbey after an 8-6 victory Wednesday.

CADA’ s director says adieu

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 12:06PM

Margie Porter sees a side of the Whidbey Island community that is hidden from most residents.

Langley Pizzeria owners awarded for beautification | KUDOS

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

Paul and Mickey Sarkis were honored by the Langley City Council for their recent remodel of their restaurant, Langley Pizzeria.

April 9 | 50 years ago today on South Whidbey

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following are segments of page 1 stories in the April 9, 1964, edition of the South Whidbey Record.

Dow executive gives up suit for South Whidbey Fire/EMS firehose

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:30AM

Corporate suit is not the image that comes to mind when first meeting Ken Starkweather.

Island County sets four fish, wildlife rule forums

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Those passionate about the island’s fish and wildlife will have a chance to weigh in on future plans this month. Island County will host four meetings on Whidbey and Camano islands to allow the public to offer input on the county’s regulations protecting fish and wildlife habitats.

International education consultant, former South Whidbey principal to speak at gala dinner

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:39AM

Judi Fenton, an education expert who once called the South End home, will return to the island this month as the featured speaker at the South Whidbey Schools Foundation’s annual gala dinner.

911 service down on Whidbey, in Washington

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 9:12AM

911 phone services in Island County and across Washington were down for most of Thursday morning, South Whidbey Fire/EMS Chief Rusty Palmer said in an email.

South Whidbey fire to review volunteer policy, present Bayview update

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS commissioners will hear about the financing options for the proposed Bayview fire station and look at consolidating and refining the district’s volunteer participation policy at Thursday’s meeting. The agenda forecasts a short meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday with few items of business. South Whidbey Fire/EMS Chief Rusty Palmer will update the commissioners on financing options to build the new $5.4 million Bayview fire station located on Bayview Road near Bayview School.

Shutout win for South Whidbey boys soccer over Lakewood

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Falcon boys soccer team’s offense was flying high Friday night in a 2-0 win over the Lakewood Cougars.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Warnings diminish scenic ferry rides

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, Tourists on Washington State’s ferries will be forgiven for thinking that by boarding the boats they have put themselves in grave danger. How else to interpret the need for multiple large screens playing endless videos showing how to survive various disasters at sea?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Fair plan is too ambitious, better alternatives exist

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, The fair is a bit short on money. Looks like it needs another $35,000 to $50,000 a year. Let’s see … We could give the fairground property to a new event center organization. We’ll build it with $10 million bonds, guaranteed by the county, using the fairground property as collateral. We’ll keep personnel costs down to $700,000 per year. We’ll tear down most of the structures and build new ones that are unsuited to mundane fair events. But forget the fair — there will be so many other awesome events throughout the year that when it withers away we won’t even notice.

South Whidbey Red Cross honors ‘Everyday Heroes’ | KUDOS

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 6:00AM

“Everyday Heroes” were honored by the South Whidbey Red Cross on Friday, April 4, at the American Legion Post 141 in Bayview.

Cedarcrest 10-runs South Whidbey baseball squad

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 6:00AM

Cedarcrest won a decisive third and final game over the South Whidbey baseball team Friday, ending the game early with a 10-0 victory.

Hospital board to consider Bayview property sale

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:56AM

A proposal to sell a 4.5-acre Bayview property purchased in 2007 for nearly $2 million would likely result in a financial loss for Whidbey General Hospital, a commissioner said Thursday.

State issues alert of measles cases

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Washington State Department of Health recently issued a warning of a case of measles in Western Washington. A Whatcom County woman traveled to several locations in Seattle and Pierce County. She was at the Kings of Leon concert at KeyArena on March 28 and also at the Best Western Loyal Inn and the Wasabi Bistro. She visited Beth’s Cafe, Aurora Suzuki, Starbucks on First Street and Pine Street and the Pike Place Market, according to the Department of Health news release.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Museum benefited from tour owners donation

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor Thank you, Mystic Sea Charters. To raise $4,600 for Orca Network and the new Langley Whale Center, Mystic Sea owners Monte and Cindy Hughes donated the whale watching boat and crew for a whale of a cruise Sunday evening. Capt. Monte found the whales in deep water off of Port Susan.

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.

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