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March 16 | 50 years ago today on South Whidbey

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following are segments of stories from the March 26, 1964, edition of the South Whidbey Record.

EDITORIAL | Ethics committee a good thing for Langley

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 8:14AM

Should Langley have a dedicated ethics commission? That’s the issue before the city council and it’s a worthy discussion to be sure. In our view, the answer is made clear with one simple question: Who would better address complex ethical concerns that arise within City Hall’s ranks — a dedicated group of trusted advisors from the public or the very same city leaders who may be the subject of a future complaint?

What others say about Erik Jokinen | HOMETOWN HERO

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

“Erik has been instrumental in developing one of the most effective physical education programs in our state here on South Whidbey.

Comeback kids of South Whidbey baseball miss chances against Lakewood

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

Three days after a dramatic win over their rivals, the Falcon baseball players couldn’t find any magic against the Lakewood Cougars on Monday, March 24.

Jokinen: Life is about choices, not circumstances | HOMETOWN HERO

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

Not all lessons in the classroom come from textbooks. Sometimes they come from special teachers, professionals such as South Whidbey’s Erik Jokinen.

Farmers market moves, still at Bayview Corner

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Bayview farmers market will technically move south, though less than a hundred yards from its stomping grounds in the parking lot between Bayview Hall and the Bayview Cash Store.

Whidbey agencies help with Oso mudslide aid

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

Members of the Islands Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Search and Rescue unit are assisting with rescue and recovery efforts in Snohomish County following Saturday’s mudslide. As of Tuesday, the death toll was 14, with over 100 who remain unaccounted for, according to the Associated Press.

Lawmakers from Island County end 2014 session on South Whidbey

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:28AM

Whidbey Island state lawmakers visited the South End last week to brief constituents on highlights of the 2014 Legislative session.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Public kindness is alive following speeding ticket

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 8:16AM

Editor, On Dec. 17, 2013, I had just finished delivering my third Good Cheer Christmas gift to a senior family in Everett. My wife and I save our pennies and buy a turkey, ham and prime rib roast for someone not so fortunate. I was disembarking the ferry in Clinton, going up the hill when I happened to glance in my rear view mirror — flashing red lights, busted by the Washington State Patrol near the Dairy Queen.

VIEWPOINT | March is Red Cross Month, so get involved

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

During March, the American Red Cross recognizes and thanks the nation’s Everyday Heroes who give of themselves and in some way help their community. The American Red Cross is synonymous with helping people, and has been doing so for more than 130 years.

Whale-watching cruise to benefit new Langley Whale Center, Orca Network

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

Those looking for a little nighttime whale watching can do so while funding the Orca Network and Langley Whale Center with an evening cruise on the Mystic Sea this weekend.

Books take on new life at South Whidbey festival

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

It’s the perfect combination — a fun book and a tasty treat. The second South Whidbey Edible Book Festival returns to Whidbey to celebrate books, art and food this Saturday, March 29.

Seattle Men’s Chorus visits Langley for benefit

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

Voices from one of the largest choral organizations in Washington will travel to the South End for a performance benefiting victims of violence.

Langley man appears in court

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 6:00AM

An accused child rapist who was at large and wanted on a $300,000 warrant for weeks appeared in court Monday, but his unusual behavior raised questions about his mental state. Michael Jelinek, a 23-year-old Langley man, acted completely confused during the motion hearing in Island County Superior Court.

Financial crunch forces South Whidbey Commons director cut

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 6:00AM

Facing a dire financial situation, the board of the South Whidbey Commons cut the executive director position held by Cheryl Sagmeister last week.

Young researchers explore science at South Whidbey Elementary | KUDOS

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 7:00AM

Students at South Whidbey Elementary School spent the day March 14 exploring science earlier this month.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Former Seattle mayor’s new home isn’t so nice

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, It took me awhile to finally get up the nerve to drive down to the Langley dock/marina and view what Paul Schell is building. What a monstrosity, to say the least. It has spoiled the whole terrain of that beautiful lagoon and beach. How can he or the city planner justify or approve this type of structure? Can anyone explain the reason it took two years for my neighbor to get questions answered and permits (which were all required by the city) before they could put in a parking strip for their business (mandatory request by the city)? What does Paul Schell have that so many of our other citizens don’t in obtaining architectural design approval, permits, etc. so quickly? Money?

Trillium grants to move forward

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Island County commissioners will move forward with grant applications to fund additional parking lots and trail maintenance at Trillium Community Forest. The county will partner with Whidbey Camano Land Trust to apply for $370,000 through the state’s Recreation and Conservation Office, Local Parks Grant Program.

South Whidbey girls tennis gets back to form

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

The South Whidbey girls tennis team recorded its first Cascade Conference victory over rival school Coupeville on Monday, March 24.

Builders group donates playhouse to 4-H | NOTABLE

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

Island 4-H students are the lucky recipients of a new playhouse to raffle off from the South Whidbey Home Builders group.

‘Routine’ work at Clinton Ferry Terminal

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

A large, bright red crane at the Clinton Ferry Terminal was helping the Washington State Department of Transportation, Ferries Division, take care of maintenance upkeep this week.

Actors needed for OutCast Productions

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

OutCast Productions is holding actor auditions Saturday, April 5 for its current theater season.

Critics blast fairgrounds plan in Langley

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 3:12PM

People were loud and clear in their objections about a proposal to make over the Island County Fairgrounds during a meeting Wednesday night in Langley.

South Whidbey School District honors students, volunteers for dedication | KUDOS

  • Mar 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors honored several students and volunteers during a meeting Wednesday, March 26.

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