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Vaughan named interim Island County commissioner

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 2:00PM

Aubrey Vaughan said Thursday that as interim commissioner he wants to rebuild the connection between Camano and Whidbey islands and help the county through this year’s budget process.

Whidbey residents quest for fibers, farms | CORRECTED

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jun 29, 2014 at 7:55AM

When Mary Donaty was 10 years old, she fell in love. This love was unlike any other — assertive, quirky, with a penchant for eating hair bows. And the object of her affection? A llama.

Abandoned brush burn kicks up off Cultus Bay Road

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 4:00PM

A deserted slash burn off of Cultus Bay Road that was kicked up by strong wind gusts Thursday had to be doused by South Whidbey Fire/EMS. “It was four large brush piles that they lit on fire, and they were actually burning into the brush,” said Deputy Chief Jon Beck, who was the commanding officer at the fire. “It was an uncontrolled burn.”

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Monson is not a bully, COER doesn’t want to close base

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, The theme of this letter is a series of inconvenient truths. COER also had no role in any lawsuits being prepared against Whidbey Realtors concerning noise disclosures. And COER is neither seeking nor advocating the closing of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. COER has but two missions — closing the Coupeville Outlying Field and relocating all Growler training out of the North Puget Sound area.

South Whidbey superintendent gets three more years on job

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 6:00PM

The South Whidbey School District voted unanimously this week to extend Superintendent Jo Moccia’s contract another three years from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017. The board also approved during its regularly scheduled Wednesday meeting a second memorandum that granted Moccia a $2,500 pay raise. School board director Damian Greene, the body’s representative on the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, was the only board member to oppose the increase.

Fired Langley cop sues city, police for ‘retaliation’

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 11:25AM

A former Langley police officer is taking the city, the police guild and its new police chief to Island County Superior Court.

Fun, achievement are Whidbey woman’s reasons for running Ragnar

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 11:29AM

A special type of person willingly signs up to run distance races, like the Northwest Passage Ragnar Relay that ends in Langley today.

Prominent South Whidbey business burglarized

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 4:00PM

Raider "signature" clear, but suspect still at large

Langley proclaims July 26 as Island Shakespeare Festival Day

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 4:00PM

Let it be known throughout the realm that evermore, the fourth Saturday of July shall be Island Shakespeare Festival Day in Langley.

Island County Fair Association gets $30,000 for maintenance from county

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

Island County commissioners approved $30,000 for maintenance of the Island County Fairgrounds Monday, but management of the property remains uncertain.

Four to face off in primary for state office

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

Two candidates who have the support of their respective parties are being challenged by party outsiders in the race for state representative, position 2 in the state’s 10th Legislative District.

EDITORIAL | Golf course lawsuit is unfortunate, unneeded

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

Last week was a bad one for the community surrounding Holmes Harbor Golf Course. The writing has been on the wall for months, and on Thursday conflict over the clubhouse and pro shop came to a head with sewer district commissioners deciding to sue property owners and landlords Kevin Hanchett and Mike Hooper over a parking dispute.

Lunch at Soup Kitchen in Langley

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Soup Kitchen in Langley has served a lot of people over the past 12 years.

50 years ago this week

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

The following are segments of stories in the July 23, 1964, edition of the South Whidbey Record, then the Whidbey Island Record.

‘Langley Lift’ elevator gets soft OK from city council

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:39AM

Getting people from South Whidbey Harbor up to the city’s business hub is Langley’s next big project. The city seems to have a willing partner in Paul Schell, owner of the Inn at Langley, who is interested in having the elevator installed on his property.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Challenger’s letter was inaccurate, unfair

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I feel a recent letter to the editor by my opponent in the South Whidbey Record distorts the truth for personal political gain rather than telling the whole story.

South Whidbey youth football signups start

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

Children from 6 years old to 12 can be registered for the South Whidbey Youth Football Association.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Greenbank’s Loganberry Festival will be missed

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, I am very sorry to see the Loganberry Festival cancelled. It is absolutely one of my most favorite summer events on the island. I don’t understand since the Island County fair, or whatever they are calling it now, is the weekend of Aug. 1.

Langley girl part of state-title softball team

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

Alohi Elliot of Langley got the winning run to make the score 10-0 against the Montesano Bulldogs, helping the Snohomish Shock U-12 softball team become Washington champions.

SOUTH WHIDBEY SHERIFF'S REPORT | Break-ins, airplanes, and BEES!

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

The following are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

County public hearing on fish and wildlife continued to July 28

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

A public hearing on the county’s fish and wildlife habitat conservation plan has been continued to 6:15 p.m. Monday, July 28.

A joyful noise, Whidbey Island Music Festival returns

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

The hills will come alive with the sound of music during Whidbey Island Music Festival’s ninth annual summer concert series.

Eagles to hold 15th annual Seafest event

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

The South Whidbey Eagles Aerie will hold its 15th annual Seafest, a fundraising event and membership drive, at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Whidbey Island Eagles in Freeland.

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