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Grange honors members, citizen during Grange month | KUDOS

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

Deer Lagoon Grange will hold an open house this Saturday, celebrating Grange Month for April.

Muzzy hits South Whidbey baseball game winner over AMHS

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

South Whidbey’s baseball team did something that hasn’t happened in years — beat Archbishop Murphy.

Parks district gets its levy bump

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 9:00PM

Voters soundly approved the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District's ballot request to continue its maintenance and operation levy on Tuesday night. Results came in showing 65.27 percent - 3,016 ballots - of South Whidbey voters said "yes" to the measure, which would will also increase the existing rate by 3 cents. Beginning in Jan. 1, 2015, the new rate will be 18 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. It's expected to generate an estimated $118,000 of additional revenue for district's coffers.

EDITORIAL | Salmon fry program a swimming success

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

Education is not an exact science. Yet, there are some surefire winners out there and the Salmon in the Classroom program is one of them. The program, a partnership between the Whidbey Watershed Stewards, the South Whidbey School District and the Schools Foundation, tasked four fifth grade classes with raising 250 coho salmon, from egg to fry, over a four-month period in an aquarium at school. Students spent this past Friday morning releasing them into the Maxwelton watershed.

Let the fishing begin

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:16AM

It’s always the big fish that spike the most interest.

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

Christopher and Noelle Onstad of Greenbank are the proud parents of a new baby boy, Finnley Christopher Douglas Onstad.

Falcon fastpitch fends off Sultan Turks

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey’s fastpitch team rallied in the sixth inning to defeat Sultan on April 18.

Charter business opens to new possibilities at South Whidbey Harbor

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

Visions of economic development through an expanded South Whidbey Harbor appear to be coming true as the facility welcomes its first new business this month.

South Whidbey Parks field use, conduct policies set | CORRECTED

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 2:15PM

Hoping to avoid any problems like the March trespassing ban on a youth soccer coach, South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District commissioners approved new field use and code of conduct policies this past Thursday.

April 23 | 50 years ago today on South Whidbey

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following are portions of page 1 stories in the April 23, 1964, edition of the South Whidbey Record.

SOUTH WHIDBEY SHERIFF'S REPORT | Squirrel poisoning, trampoline kids and illegal halibut fishing

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

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

Two-car crash closes Highway 525

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

A two-car accident shut down Highway 525 for about one hour Monday and resulted in a Clinton man being sent to the hospital for minor injuries. The accident occurred at about 5:15 p.m. near Useless Bay Road. Clinton resident Sean Humphrey, 28, was southbound in a 1990 Subaru Legacy and was slowing to make a left turn onto Newman Road when his vehicle was struck from behind.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Relief drive drummed up good for Oso victims

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I’d like to thank everyone who donated to the Freeland Ace Hardware, Oso Landslide relief drive. On Monday April 7, we sent five pallets of goods to the Arlington Ace Hardware via the Ace Hardware delivery truck. Arlington Ace then had the pallets delivered directly to Darrington where it was distributed appropriately to either the families or the rescue team.

One-night diner set to spring Clinton into food identity

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Apr 24, 2014 at 9:30AM

The menu for the first Clinton Local Eats Opportunity this Saturday was up in the air five days before the doors opened.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Bunco night was great, $5,000 donated to group

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, Friday, March 28, was the annual Bunco night sponsored by Providence General Children’s Association, Guild 21. The event was held at Useless Bay Country Club. Thanks to our community, Guild 21 was able to donate a record $5,000 to Providence General Children’s Association.

South Enders run Boston Marathon

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

South Whidbey residents Sandi Coutts and Kurt Warwick finished the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon on April 21. From Langley, Sandi Coutts, 46, finished in 3:42:03.

Riding for a cause: Clinton resident trains for a 545-mile bike ride to end AIDS

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 2:24PM

Four months ago, Clinton resident Natasha Dworkin never would have imagined being the type of person to ride 545 miles on a bike.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Phony veterans set a poor example

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, In regard to your article which featured a “51 year-old Vietnam Vet, which would have made him 12 when the war ended in 1975, as a disabled combat Vietnam veteran myself I find it very offensive that people like this gentleman sit on corners and begs rather than stepping up to the plate and taking care of himself and his family. Has he no pride in himself, and what kind of example is he setting for his family?

Island County cops to host drug takeback

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Turn in expired, unwanted and unused prescription drugs during the eighth drug takeback in Island County this Saturday. The service is free and anonymous and medications can be disposed of at the Island County Sheriff’s Office South Precinct in Freeland, the Coupeville Marshal’s Office and the Oak Harbor Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

Fire destroys Central Whidbey trailer

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Nobody was injured when a mobile home on Race Road burned to the ground Sunday night. Chief Ed Hartin with Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue said the doublewide was vacant and was undergoing renovations. The owners were in Arizona.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Signs a concern, but not for access

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, The Island Beach Access Committee would like to thank Theresa Truex for her concerns about sign pollution on our beautiful island.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Free the Children car wash a ‘huge success’

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, I want to thank Les Schwab for the use of their space, my friends and family for their car-washing labor and the generous donations of the community that helped me raise $563 for the “Free the Children” foundation.

Island County code maintenance contracted out

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

Island County has contracted with Municipal Code Corporation, or Municode, for the republication, maintenance and online publishing of the Island County Code. Previously it was the prosecutor’s office responsibility to make revisions to the code, a task that will now be handled by Municode. The prosecutor will continue to review ordinances and proposed changes prior to submission to Municode.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Grocery store a honking success

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, The Goose Community Grocers are doing an excellent job. The folks working there are so helpful and friendly whether it is management, the deli, the meat department, flowers, produce, bulk foods or checkers; they all make the store enjoyable to visit.

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