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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.

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.

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

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?

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 | 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.

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.

Fifth-grade students raise salmon fry for Maxwelton watershed

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2014 at 8:35AM

Like proud parents on graduation day, about 100 South Whidbey fifth graders said their goodbyes to hundreds of salmon fry Friday.

Langley man hauls in mighty king off Camano

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

Paul Stokke had quite a catch to show off to his friends enjoying lattes at a coffee shop in Langley last week.

Bayview Farmers Market gives to Hearts and Hammers

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

Vendors at the Bayview Farmer’s Market had a better season than they expected in 2013 and found a way to give back. The group donated $500 of market bucks to Damon Arndt, organizer for the Hearts and Hammers work party.

Low numbers drop South Whidbey dodgeball tourney

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

An all-island dodgeball tournament that had been planned for today is out. South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District program manager Carrie Monforte said low registration for the one-day tournament was too low. She cited other events and activities as a reason that only one team was registered.

Citizens of Ebey's Reserve to present findings of D.C. trip

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Top members of the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve traveled to Washington D.C. last month to lobby against the Navy’s EA-18G Growlers.

Langley to look at fees, paint color

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

The cost of dog licenses, building permits and parking tickets will be discussed by the Langley City Council next week. The body will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, for it’s regularly scheduled meeting. The city’s fee schedule, the document that dictates what Langley charges for certain services and penalties, is on the agenda.

Whidbey fair group wants regular Island County funding, new lease

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 22, 2014 at 8:17AM

Running the Island County Fairgrounds costs too much, and the managing Whidbey Island Fair Association wants county funding as part of a restructured lease.

South Whidbey girls tennis doubles teams sweep, hammer Granite Falls

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

The South Whidbey’s girls tennis team won its fifth meet of the year with a 6-1 victory over Granite Falls on Tuesday.

New Island County patrol boat funding in place

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Island County has secured a $225,000 grant to purchase a new all-weather patrol vessel. The funding was issued through the Homeland Security Grant Program under Operation Stonegarden. The intent of Operation Stonegarden is to enhance law enforcement preparedness along the land and sea borders of the United States.

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