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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.

Slideshow | Longwood Lane house fire

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:31PM

Langley prepares for emergencies

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Langley City Council will look at its emergency preparedness during a special workshop Wednesday, April 16.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Road ends are public property

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, Regarding Wonn Road and Mr. Kirkpatrick’s letter of April 5. He states “About every 10 years the public makes a run at gaining beach access they don’t have a right to” and “We prevailed in every challenge.”

South Whidbey boys win javelin, triple jump titles

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Competing in only his third official triple jump competition, South Whidbey senior Kale Reichersamer claimed first place at the Cashmere Invitational on Saturday, April 12.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Wonn Road dispute not over

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, If Bruce Montgomery has the documentation to prove that he owns the beach at the end of Wonn Road, why doesn’t he simply present the facts at a court hearing?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Former Wonn Road owners are wrong

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 8:00PM

Editor, In their letter published in the April 5, 2014, edition of the South Whidbey Record, Walter and Sally Kirkpatrick defend Bruce Montgomery’s right to build a wall across the Wonn Road right of way by discussing the tidelands at the end of the road.

Feds OK Snohomish PUD underwater turbine pilot

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 6:00AM

Plans to install the first tidal turbines in the sea floor off Whidbey Island passed an important regulatory hurdle this week.

Crowd calls for South Whidbey Parks field access, staff wants board support

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 9:09AM

Division created by a soccer coach’s eviction from the Sports Complex in February remained largely intact at a South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District commissioners meeting Wednesday, March 19.

Bovine bodies on Whidbey beaches irritate property owners

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Dead cows floating around South Whidbey and Camano Island are raising a stink with property owners. Keith Higman, director of Island County Public Health, said his office received a call about a bloated bovine on a South Whidbey beach about a week and a half ago. On Monday, another cow cadaver was reported on a beach just south of Camano Island State Park.

Family farms prepare for the season on South Whidbey

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

The grass is greener, the birds are singing and people are outside again preparing for spring.

Wolves use walks to defeat South Whidbey in softball

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

Coupeville took advantage of 11 bases on ball to walk by the visiting South Whidbey High School softball team 6-3 on Thursday, March 20.

Glendale buy gets green light

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 17, 2013 at 10:43AM

Reversing a decision made last month, Island County commissioners moved forward Monday with grant applications to acquire beach access properties adjacent to Glendale.

Annual Langley Whale festival set for Saturday | Corrected

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Apr 17, 2013 at 11:07AM

Twelve gray whales will receive a grand welcome from whale enthusiasts in Langley this weekend.

Fourth Island County candidate puts in bid for Emerson seat

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:57AM

Camano Island resident Kelly Bagley has become the third Republican to file for candidacy in the county’s District 3 race later this year. One Democratic candidate has also filed to run.

Iconic Langley cherry tree may get chop

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 18, 2013 at 7:58AM

An old cherry tree by US Bank in Langley may need to come down.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Parks commissioners made poor call with Swanson dispute

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, South Whidbey Community Park has been maintained to a high standard by the professional grounds-keeping crew, under the supervision of certificated administrative staff, for the proven benefit of our community. Accordingly, I have been distressed to hear of recent developments. Actions of one person has forced young athletes, their families and friends, law enforcement officers, and park commissioners and full-time staff to take sides, to the detriment of the common good.

Public meeting set for Island County fairgrounds

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:13AM

A public meeting concerning a $10 million plan to renovate the Island County Fairgrounds will be held in Langley next week. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, and will be held in the Coffman building on the fairgrounds.

Errors, lack of offense hamper Falcons in second baseball loss to Coupeville

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 10:00AM

A three-run fifth inning helped Coupeville break open a pitching duel and defeat the South Whidbey High School baseball team 6-1 in Coupeville on Thursday, March 20.

SLIDESHOW | Murphy Wildcats hold off Falcons in boys soccer

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Archbishop Murphy kept its Cascade Conference crown - for now - after an early score by Brady Henderson to defeat the South Whidbey boys soccer team.

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