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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | More problems face First Street than views

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I want to criticize the editorial, “First Street proposal was not a good fit,” written by Justin Burnett in the July 12 edition of the South Whidbey Record. Just a week after the newspaper asked the community what they want from their community newspaper, he wrote a scathing editorial about the Francisco commercial proposal in Langley.

South Whidbey Fire rescues a rescuer

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 10:23AM

A career fireman found out what it’s like to be rescued this week after a morning crab pot check turned into a life-threatening emergency.

Langley historic group has open spot

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Langley’s Historic Preservation Commission needs a new member to help shape and maintain the city’s historic character.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Vet response to pet crisis was awesome

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, As part-time island residents, my family has had little need for veterinary assistance for our animals, who travel with us every summer. This past Saturday morning, however, our little Schnauzer took on an opponent that was more than she bargained for, causing her to suffer serious injury. After frantically calling area vets, we found the only one open on Saturday morning was South Whidbey Animal Clinic. As we approached the clinic with our wounded Daisy, we found the Clinic’s staff on the sidewalk waiting for us. They immediately took her to stabilize her and assess the injuries. They acted with calm professionalism, understanding and compassion.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | This letter to the editor is ‘The last time’

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, I guess this letter to the editor should be called “The Last Time.” I am only writing this to thank Mr. Freeman for responding to my first letter.

Funding for Island County sex offender program

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Island County Sheriff’s Department will receive $75,778 for the Registered Sex Offender Address and Residency Verification Program. State funding in the amount of $4.8 million was allotted in 2012 to local law enforcement for fiscal year 2012 under state code for the verification of sex and kidnapping offenders.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Newspaper’s website needs some work

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor Regarding your request for suggestions for the online version of The Record.

Fire district sounds alarm for volunteers

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

When Holly Slothower wanted to find a way to better her future and gain some life skills, she found a great opportunity with Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue.

Whidbey officer to break pull-up record

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

A petty officer stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station plans to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “Most Pullups in 24 hours” on July 26. Mike McCastle said he is performing the feat to raise awareness and funds to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project, and will support a full range of programs and services for this generation of injured veterans and their families.

Whidbey Navy base hosts open house, 5K

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Whidbey Island Naval Air station will host an open house and 5K for the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Ault Field. A 5K run along the base’s flight line will begin at 9 a.m. with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. Aircraft displays include the EA-18G Growler, EA-6B Prowler, P-3C Orion and MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter, and two unmanned aerial vehicles, the Scan Eagle and an Integrator.

Former Falcon Supang returns with soccer camp

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

Joseph Supang, a former South Whidbey High School soccer player who went on to play at Seattle University and for the Botswana men’s national team, will return next month for a soccer camp.

Island County commissioner candidates share vision

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jul 17, 2014 at 8:43AM

While candidates for Island County Commissioner District 3 share the desire to help shape the future of the county, their individual visions differ widely.

State announces second Clinton ferry delay

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 3:32PM

The arrival of the MV Tokitae will be delayed another week, ferry officials announced Tuesday. The new state 144-car ferry was forecast to begin service on the Clinton-to-Mukilteo route on Tuesday, June 24, but the date has been pushed back until the first week of July, said Marta Coursey, Director of Communication for the state Department of Transportation, Ferries Division. “We have decided we’re not going to put it into service until [boat crews] have a very strong comfort level and feel safe operating the vessel,” she said.

Island County approves WRAC appointees

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Island County commissioners appointed two new members to the Water Resource Advisory Committee and reappointed another Monday.

Geology buffs to seek tsunami data around Whidbey

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

Each year there are 317 earthquakes within 35 miles of Coupeville.

SOUTH WHIDBEY SHERIFF'S REPORT | A mutilated stuffed animal, a cougar kill and more mail theft

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 6:00PM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, South Precinct. Monday, June 16 1:56 p.m. — A caller at a Freeland grocery stores reported three women shoplifting in the personal care aisle. The suspects appear to be in their early 20s, and all were wearing gray hoodies and jeans.

Alleged thief eludes Langley police

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jun 27, 2014 at 8:19AM

A South Whidbey man is on the lam again after allegedly evading arrest and causing a ruckus in Langley on Monday. Wanted for outstanding warrants for failure to appear in court for assault and failure to appear for a DUI and burglary, police allege Travis Loetterle managed to escape the clutches of Langley Police Chief Dave Marks and three sheriff’s deputies.

Growing Clinton | Seasonal Thursday market to include new space, new vendors

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:48AM

Big changes are coming to the Clinton Thursday Market when it opens for the third year next week.

Teenage driver hits Star Store booth in Langley

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

A teenage driver with a learner’s permit backed a Ford F-250 truck into the booth by the Star Store parking lot and damaged it just after midnight Sunday. Michael Beech, a 20-year deputy and reserve officer for the Langley Police Department, heard a loud crash while parked at U.S. Bank. He saw a large red truck drive away from the booth.

COER leader ordered to stay away from Windermere realtor

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jun 26, 2014 at 8:14AM

A district court commissioner has ordered that jet noise critic Michael Monson stay away from South Whidbey Windermere Realtor Joe Mosolino.

Northup brilliant on mound in first elimination game

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jul 18, 2014 at 8:45AM

Central Whidbey’s season came to a crashing end Monday at the Little League junior All-Stars softball tournament at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

Fairgrounds’ future still in limbo as officials ponder lease

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 18, 2014 at 8:48AM

Management of the Island County Fairgrounds is still the responsibility of the Island County Fair Association, for now at least.

Jushinski, Good Cheer partner to raise $35,000 for produce program

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

A Freeland business’ challenge helped raise over $35,000 for the Fresh Food on the Table program at Good Cheer Food Bank, the non-profit group announced recently.

Downed tree cuts power to scores of South End homes

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

A toppled tree left nearly 80 homes on the South End without power for at least four hours Monday. At about 4:30 p.m., a large poplar fell on overhead lines along Coles Road, knocking out power to 78 customers, a Puget Sound Energy spokesman said.

HUB raffle hauls in $3,000 for after-school services

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 12:00PM

More than $3,000 was brought in for The HUB from its garden cart raffle this year.

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