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Building the writer’s toolbox | Langley author looks to develop young writers in workshop

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Langley author Amber Kizer is taking everything she’s learned from publishing several young adult novels to the classroom at Whidbey Children’s Theater this month.

VIEWPOINT | What are your plans for celebrating Earth Day?

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

The first Earth Day in 1970 was quite a historical phenomenon. Across the country, millions of people attended tens of thousands of community events, school and college teach-ins, all focused on putting the environment on the political map. More than a million people streamed into Central Park to attend their first ever eco-fair. And imagine this: Congress took the day off so that senators and representatives could get back to their home states and participate in that historical day’s events. American Heritage magazine called it “one of the most remarkable happenings in the history of democracy.”

Island County, South Whidbey parks opens talks over public land

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 12:00PM

Preliminary conversation about the Island County park properties on South Whidbey has begun with the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District. Parks Director Doug Coutts reported to the parks commissioners that he met with a pair of South Whidbey elected officials about a handful of county properties. He said he spoke with Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Port of South Whidbey Commissioner Dennis Gregoire to begin looking at which properties the county may seek to vacate management and possibly ownership of in the coming years.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Whidbey Green Guide was great

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better,” said Albert Einstein, a bright fellow. Congratulations and thank you South Whidbey Record, for your April 7 supplement, “Whidbey Green Guide.” It’s a helpful gift to all who enjoy the wonders of this island. May we all drink deeply of its offerings in this Earth and Ocean month.

Deep Sea crab boat owner will face September trial

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Apr 21, 2014 at 10:53AM

The owner of the Deep Sea crab boat that caught fire and sank to the bottom of Penn Cove will go to trial on a misdemeanor charge this September.

Pivotal 1A South Whidbey match ends in draw

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 2:00PM

Nasty play matched the nasty weather in a battle for 1A playoff positioning between the South Whidbey and King’s boys soccer teams Wednesday night.

Whidbey General Hospital property sale on South End is uncertain

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 2:00PM

The sale of a Whidbey General Hospital property on South Whidbey remains undecided this week.

South Whidbey family heads to the White House for Easter Egg Roll

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2014 at 8:33AM

A Langley family is taking the trip of a lifetime and celebrating Easter at the White House.

Sterba goes the distance, pitches full game as Falcons beat Cougars

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 4:00PM

Finally, the Falcons were able to play a long-delayed rainout against the Lakewood Cougars, and it was worth the wait.

Portillo medals at Falcon meet with Sultan

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 4:00PM

Playing a modified Stableford scored match with Sultan, South Whidbey’s girls golf team came away with its third victory of the season on Thursday, April 17.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Outshine flames with compassion, giving

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 4:00PM

The best thing about living in a small community is that everyone knows everyone. It’s also the worst thing about living in a small community, because when tragedy strikes it seems to touch us all. Many know Jan Quade, who lost her home of over 30 years to a fire on Tuesday. The lifelong South Whidbey resident left for Bible study and returned a few hours later to a house engulfed in flames.

Boys golf battles wind, rain in four-team Cascade Conference meet

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 6:00PM

South Whidbey lost a four-way Cascade Conference boys golf meet Wednesday at Battle Creek Golf Course in Marysville.

Clinton Library to reopen after roof damage

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 6:00PM

After being closed due to damage from a windstorm last week, the Clinton Library is set to reopen Tuesday, April 22. The week prior, a windstorm knocked a tree limb through the library’s roof. A six-inch hole was punched through the ceiling April 14.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | RV park suggestion for fair poses questions

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, Sharon Emerson in a Letter to the editor recommended building an RV park at the fairgrounds. It is good to float a lot of ideas. This one may work, but we’d like to raise some cautions, based on staying at over 100 different parks and campgrounds in the past two years in our RV.

SLIDESHOW | Rough play ends in draw between King's, South Whidbey boys soccer

  • Apr 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey struck first, but King's answered and neither boys soccer team gave an inch from there in a 1-1 overtime draw April 16 at Woolsey Stadium in Shoreline.

South Whidbey Parks levy ballots due tomorrow | CORRECTED

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Apr 22, 2014 at 1:06PM

Ballots for the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District levy lid lift are due tomorrow, Tuesday, April 22.

Falcons trap rival Wolves in shutout

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:00PM

The taste of redemption lingered for the South Whidbey boys soccer team after beating rival Coupeville 5-0 on April 18.

Langley welcomes whales in grand fashion

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 2:30PM

In any other setting, the no-show of honored guests is a total faux-pas.

EDITORIAL | Board creation was the right, ethical choice

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:00PM

The right decision isn’t always clear. The road can be fogged with circumstance and variables that make things seem more complicated, or more simple, than they really are. That’s why the Langley City Council’s vote to reinstate a standing ethics board earlier this month was so important. City leaders such as the mayor, who oversees employees at City Hall, should not be tasked with vetting claims of improper or dishonest action against himself or his staff. That job is best left to a third-party group not involved in the daily affairs of Langley government.

Volunteers remove Scotch broom from Bayview Recycling Center | KUDOS

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:00PM

Volunteers worked to remove Scotch broom from the Bayview Recycle Center on Saturday, April 12.

Clinton egg hunt a success

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

Hundreds of children and their family and friends searched high and low at Dan Porter Park during the Nancy Brown Memorial Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19.

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.

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