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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.

EDITORIAL | Buying local matters, it really does

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00PM

Shop local! Not exactly an original topic, and one many are no doubt sick of hearing about. For some, the mere mention prompts responses such as, “Yes, yes, it’s important to shop local — we know,” yet the concept is still being talked about, studied, and editorialized on an international level.

June 25 | 50 years ago

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00PM

The following are segments of stories in the June 25, 1964 edition of the South Whidbey Record, then titled the Whidbey Island Record.

Community blossoms in South Whidbey Garden Tour

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jun 27, 2014 at 10:41AM

Residents will have the opportunity to glimpse into the private gardens of their neighbors and admire some of South Whidbey’s most luscious floral delights this weekend.

Little League tournaments to draw a big crowd

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

Little League can be a big boon to local clubs’ coffers, as South Whidbey chapter President Jason Kalk knows.

Langley sorting out sewer failure fight

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

Langley is gearing up for a possible legal fight over its responsibility for a sewer line failure on Fourth Street last year.

Jet noise class action suit aims at Whidbey brokerages

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jun 27, 2014 at 8:14AM

A group of Coupeville-area homeowners want to sue local real estate brokerages, claiming they were not properly informed about Navy jet noise.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Considerate motorists have bicycle riders thanks

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, We have been riding our bicycles on South Whidbey almost every day since the beginning of April. We try to obey traffic laws, try not to take the right-of-way when a vehicle has it, stop for pedestrians, etc. Our experience is that motorists on the island are very considerate of cyclists. Most importantly, they give us plenty of space, often slowing down until it is safe to pass. Frequently drivers who are coming toward us move to their right to give space for vehicles passing us. Motorists often wave us through even when they have the right of way.

What summer break?

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00PM

Girls basketball players put in work. Andy Davis, the Falcon head coach, took 17 South Whidbey girls to basketball camp out in Eastern Washington this week.

Hay farming tradition still strong in Village by the Sea

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 4:01PM

Hay farming is in full swing on Whidbey Island, as seen here in Langley this week.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Langley Library connects with people of all ages

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, Just before moving to paradise two years ago, my husband and I stayed in the lovely inn across the street from the Langley Library. I recall being impressed with the library, as I immediately recognized the vibrancy offered there. Coming from another state, where libraries cut back hours and struggled to meet needs of the growing digital community, I witnessed just the opposite at the Langley Library. Since moving here, my first impression was validated. Vicky Welfare and her staff are available, professional, and ready to serve a full menu to tantalize literacy.

Island County to consider fairground contract next week

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Island County commissioners agreed Wednesday to find a contractor to manage the fairgrounds for one year.

WAIF taps Oak Harbor’s P&L Construction for new shelter

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Oak Harbor-based P&L Construction will build the new animal shelter in Coupeville, with ground breaking slated for late July.

Freeland author to relaunch children’s book on 90th birthday

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Jacquie Milligan has been many things: painter, mother, writer for shows like “Hawaii 5-O” and “The Mickey Mouse Club,” Boeing customer support specialist, founding member of the Whidbey Island Writers Conference Committee, “ardent fan” of Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo and published children’s book author—to name a few.

Langley seeks member for Parks and Open Space Commission

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 6:00PM

Langley has an opening on its Parks and Open Space Commission, a citizen group in charge of identifying and protecting public lands in the city.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Maddox’s swim was a lesson for us all

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

The ole personal column, perhaps the most challenging part of being a community newspaper editor. My predecessor once told me, “Anyone can write about something, the trick is learning to write about nothing, week after week.”

Alleged Freeland hand slicer lands in court

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

A 46-year-old Freeland man is accused of slicing another man on the hand with a knife during an argument about video surveillance, court documents state.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Treasurer’s answer to question was wrong

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, On July 10, the three Island County treasurer candidates participated in the League of Women Voters’ forum in Coupeville. Six questions were asked and answered by all candidates. Challenges were made in response to answers given; in response to statements made during one of those challenges, I followed up with the Island County Auditor’s Office for clarification of a statement made by Ana Maria Nuñez.

Red Cross islanders help apartment fire victims

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Nine volunteers from Islands Chapter American Red Cross helped set up for people displaced by an apartment fire in Mt. Vernon on July 2.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Fireworks stand was a great success

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, The South Whidbey Kiwanis would like to thank our friends on South Whidbey for their support of our fireworks sale this year.

50 years ago this week | July 19

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 12:00PM

The following are segments of stories in the Thursday, July 16 edition of the South Whidbey Record, then the Whidbey Island Record.

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