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EDITORIAL | Island County ready for new commissioner

  • May 7, 2014 at 4:00PM

Just when we thought Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson was out of surprises, she delivered yet another shocker this week.

LAKE brings soft rock, harmonies to Bayview

  • May 7, 2014 at 4:00PM

For returning Langley residents Eli Moore and Ashley Eriksson, Whidbey Island is a place of inspiration. After touring throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan with their band LAKE, the husband wife have circled back to the island to continue their work.

HOMETOWN HERO | James Itaya: Answering the call to action

  • May 7, 2014 at 6:00PM

Actions, not mere words, are what defines the reputation and character of a person, according to James Itaya, a South Whidbey High School senior.

Wildcats erase shot at top playoff spot

  • May 7, 2014 at 6:00PM

Losing 2-0 to Archbishop Murphy on May 2 was more than just another loss to the Cascade Conference’s top team for South Whidbey boys soccer.

SLIDESHOW | Playoff position sealed after Falcon boys soccer loses to Wildcats

  • May 8, 2014 at 12:00PM

South Whidbey had its playoff seeding nearly guaranteed after a 2-0 loss to Archbishop Murphy on May 2 in Everett.

South Whidbey track takes on top teams at invitationals

  • May 8, 2014 at 12:00PM

Falcon girls relays run well at Lake Washington; scratches mar boys Shoreline Invitational.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market

  • May 9, 2014 at 5:00PM

Mother’s Day on the South Whidbey Tilth campus will include lots of garden produce from Whidbey farmers, including radishes, asparagus, lettuce, bok choy and more.

Simply perfect | Pair of pitchers combine for flawless game

  • May 9, 2014 at 5:00PM

Tom Fallon would have struggled to script a better start to the South Whidbey baseball team’s postseason than the five-inning, 10-0 win over Blaine on Tuesday.

Island County commissioner candidate lineup continues with fifth hopeful

  • May 9, 2014 at 5:00PM

Just a few days after Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson resigned, a fifth candidate has come forward in hopes of replacing her on the board.

Whidbey post offices to collect food donations

  • May 9, 2014 at 5:00PM

Post offices on Whidbey Island and across the country are partnering with local food banks Saturday, May 10, to “Stamp Out Hunger.” Postal customers are asked to leave nonperishable food donations by their mailboxes on Saturday for their postal carriers to collect.

Deep Sea owner lands in hot water with fines, charges

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Department of Ecology levied a $301,000 fine against the man whose crab boat caught fire and sank in Penn Cove in 2012, causing an oil spill that temporarily shut down nearby Penn Cove Shellfish. It's just the latest bad news for Rory Westmoreland, a 51-year-old scrap-metal dealer with a history of running afoul of environmental rules, according to the state agency.

Hospital board ponders Bayview property sale

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

The fate of a 4.5-acre Bayview property purchased years ago by Whidbey General Hospital for $2 million may be decided at a meeting in Coupeville next week. Surplus property to sell is listed among the agenda items at the board’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 7 a.m. Monday, May 12, in the hospital’s conference room A. Resolution 347 is to be presented by Hank Hanigan, the hospital’s chief operations officer.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Associate’s degree an alternative to college debt

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

Editor, The editorial cartoon in the May 7 edition of the South Whidbey Record showed a new graduate squeezed and about to be swallowed by a giant snake named Debt.

‘Good People’ opens at Black Box in Langley

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

OutCast Production opened a new show called “Good People” on Friday, May 9.

With this vow, I thee challenge | Langley couple applies for Jerome’s soon-to-be vacant city council seat

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

A marriage will be playfully and publicly tested this summer. Husband and wife Robin Black and Tim Callison have each applied for the soon-to-be vacant Langley City Council seat currently occupied by Margot Jerome. Win or lose, they each said they would be happy if the other was appointed by the council to fill Jerome’s post.

SWHS wind ensemble wins gold in Canada

  • May 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

The South Whidbey High School Wind Ensemble received a gold medal in the Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival in Vancouver, Canada, on April 24.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Commandments of government need study

  • May 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, We study the Bible every week. Why don’t we study the constitution every week? How many times have I read Romans? How many times have I read the Establishment clause?

Langley Second Street costs projected to be $250,000 over budget

  • May 10, 2014 at 8:00AM updated May 13, 2014 at 8:22AM

Facing a projected $250,000 of additional bills for the overhaul of Second Street in downtown Langley, the city’s planning director said it can cover the costs.

Phony phone campaign cites school, police effort

  • May 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

An alleged telephone campaign seeking funding for a drug and alcohol prevention program at Langley Middle School is a scam, South Whidbey School District officials confirmed this week. Neither the district nor a school partner is involved in such an effort, said Superintendent Jo Moccia, and residents who receive calls requesting money for the phony effort should report the incident to police.

Mayor honors Langley Chamber for sign restoration

  • May 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

The prominent Langley sign was recently painted and restored by the city’s chamber of commerce, prompting Mayor Fred McCarthy to honor the organization and Executive Director Marc Esterly at the city council meeting May 5.

EDITORIAL | Dog House demolition ban warrants caution

  • May 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Langley City Council bought some more time for the hundred-year-old Dog House on First Street this week when it approved a temporary moratorium on the demolition of historic structures. Slowing the wrecking ball’s date with this historic structure was the right move. The Dog House, despite its current condition, is still considered a treasure by the broader Langley community, and arranging for additional time to find a resolution with the owners makes sense, but the council should tread carefully.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Gratitude for South Whidbey Hearts, Hammers

  • May 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, It’s that time of year again. Hearts & Hammers was out in full force last Saturday, May 3. I haven’t had need of them for years, but this year my wood shed was sagging badly and this wonderful, competent, reliable group came out and did a fabulous job of shoring it up. They did a bit of landscaping too.

Whidbey Tel employees, friends host garage sale for Quade

  • May 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Whidbey Telecom employees and friends of Mary Quade got together for a good cause on Saturday, May 3, in the company’s parking lot.

Ex-college coach takes over Falcon football

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

Chris Tormey has a lot of name recognition around Western Washington.

Five-day government service coming to Island County

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:00PM updated May 12, 2014 at 8:54AM

Island County offices will soon be open to the public on Fridays.

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