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Tuesday fire claims South Whidbey home

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 9:19PM

Fire destroyed a large house on South Whidbey today. The blaze was reported at about 5 p.m. at a home on Longwood Lane, off Ewing Road.

Whidbey conservation district honors partners for land stewardship, support | KUDOS

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Whidbey Island Conservation District cooperators and partners were recognized for their land stewardship and support on Tuesday, April 8, at the Coupeville Library.

Work out at Bayview Hall, support Oso slide survivors

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey residents can Zumba their support for Oso landslide victims at a two-hour event in Bayview this weekend.

Langley seeks arts commissioners

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Langley has openings for its arts commission to plan and implement a city-sponsored public art program. Seven three-year positions are available for the Langley Arts Commission, and are open to all Island County residents. Send a letter of application to Debbie Mahler, Clerk-Treasurer, City of Langley, P.O. Box 366, Langley WA, 98260.

Fee policy irks Freeland developers

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 4:25PM

The Freeland Water and Sewer District made it clear this week that it does not consider all developments to be equal and that water commissioners can force some customers to pay upfront for some services and not others.

Children’s theater brings gadgets, gizmos and thingamabobs to Langley stage

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Curious sea creatures and crustaceans will surface on the stage for Whidbey Children’s Theater performance of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”

April 16 | 50 years ago today on South Whidbey

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following are portions of page 1 stories in the April 16, 1964 edition of the South Whidbey Record.

Early release next week at South Whidbey schools

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Students at the South Whidbey School District will have an early release day on Wednesday, April 23. Langley Middle School will be released first at 11:20 a.m.; South Whidbey High School and South Whidbey Academy will both be released at 11:30 a.m.; South Whidbey Elementary School will be dismissed last at 12:30 p.m.

Lack of quorum delays South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District meeting | Corrected

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 9:55AM

Lacking a quorum, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District commissioners meeting will be pushed back a day to Thursday, April 17. A planned workshop will continue as scheduled, however, as a quorum is not required. It will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16.

South Whidbey Harbor expansion nears finish, port preps for ceremony

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

There are still a few more tasks left on the to-do list, but the expansion at South Whidbey Harbor is now open for public use and port officials are preparing for a grand opening next week.

Price Johnson discusses priorities in Washington D.C.

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson traveled to Washington D.C. as part of the National Association of Counties’ Legislative Conference earlier this month.

Bayview kicks off Easter fun with egg hunt; more South End events this weekend

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

The first of many Easter celebrations began this past weekend with the 9th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Bayview Hall on Saturday, April 12.

Langley changes course, agrees to reinstate ethics board

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Heeding the words of ethics commission members, the Langley City Council agreed to reinstate the formation of a standing ethics board for at least one year.

Intern sought at Freeland ranch

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

The M-Bar-C Horse Ranch in Freeland is offering a summer non-paid internship program for young people ages 11 to 17. The program provides an opportunity for youngsters to work with horses, learn about equine care, horse behavior and ranch management.

Falcons open track season at Whidbey Island Jamboree

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey track teams combined to win four events at the Whidbey Island Jamboree on Thursday, March 20, in Oak Harbor.

Island County to study, revise speed limits

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 11:18AM

Island County Public Works officials plan to conduct speed studies this spring when annual traffic counts on county roads are also collected. The studies are in response to petitions from citizens requesting reduced speed limits on various road segments throughout the county.

Washington ferries chief to step down; Moseley sets sights on new horizons

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 11:00AM

David Moseley, assistant secretary for the Washington State Department of Transportation, Ferries Division announced his resignation Tuesday.

Island County marijuana rules up for input

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

The public can comment on the county’s new recreational marijuana ordinance this month. A public hearing has been set for 10:15 a.m. Monday, April 21, in the Board of County Commissioners Hearing Room in Coupeville. A second opportunity for public input will be available later that night at 6 p.m.

EDITORIAL | Glendale reversal shows foresight

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

A single person has the power to change the future for us all. On Monday, that was Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson. The Oak Harbor Republican reconsidered her earlier position and, in a surprise move, agreed to approve a partnership between the county and the Whidbey Camano Land Trust to purchase beachfront property in Glendale. The county isn’t pitching any money into the deal, but will hold a recreation easement on the land.

Whidbey Garden tour needs volunteers

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Whidbey Island Garden Tour is looking for volunteers. Positions are available for the pre-tour Friday June 27, and on the day of the tour Saturday, June 28. Volunteers will receive a ticket for the pre-tour, and are invited to the post-tour party on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Every year, proceeds from the tour are given to local nonprofits and programs with projects promoting the improvement, restoration and maintenance of common habitat. Since 1996, the Garden Tour has awarded over $300,000 to our community.

Sluggish start dooms South Whidbey boys soccer

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

Archbishop Murphy retained its spot atop the Cascade Conference boys soccer standings with a 1-0 victory over South Whidbey on Friday, April 11.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Government needs to spend less on military

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, This is an open letter to the Navy and its representatives, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus. I want to comment on the article “Navy looks to purchase 22 more Growlers from Boeing” in the March 19 edition of the South Whidbey Record.

Special meeting called for Port of South Whidbey staffing

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Port of South Whidbey Commissioners will hold a special meeting this Wednesday to discuss staff reorganization and the fairgrounds plan. Commissioners have been in the process of deciding how to reorganize staff members for the upcoming year.

Whidbey Marathon doubles registration

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

Evidently the running gods are not superstitious.

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