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Double, double toil and trouble: Shakespeare festival offers twice the drama

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jul 21, 2014 at 8:41AM

Zora Lungren performed in her first play, “Romeo and Juliet,” when she was a seventh grader attending Langley Middle School. Today, in a vintage theater tent propped in the field behind that same middle school, she is preparing to relate what is known in theater circles as “the unplayable scene.”

South Whidbey school board will meet to ratify budget

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00PM

The South Whidbey School District board will discuss and vote on the 2014-2015 school year budget, deciding upon items such as a revision to the substitute teacher policy and approval of repairs for the middle school football field.

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.

‘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.

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.

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 | 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Commissioners clash over Whidbey Island-wide bike trail in Freeland

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 8:12AM

A portion of a Freeland trail project was removed from the county’s Capital Improvement Plan on Monday, despite urging from South Whidbey Commissioner Helen Price Johnson.

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.

Street plan includes First, Anthes work in Langley

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

Any major work on transportation in the next six years is already laid out in Langley’s transportation improvement plan.

Open water Whidbey Adventure Swim has limited spots

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 8:00PM

A tide change has hit the Whidbey Adventure Swim this year, its fourth as an open-water race.

Trillium work party tackles tansy ragwort

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

Volunteers from Whidbey Camano Land Trust worked to remove tansy ragwort.

Freeland favorite shutters its doors

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 4:44PM

In the midst of this past Saturday’s rush, Gerry and Angele Woolery looked at each other and knew the day had finally come.

Shoddy accounting results in transit staff cuts, service reduction

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 26, 2014 at 7:30AM

A total of 24 employees will be laid off, Saturday bus service is being cancelled and five routes will be eliminated or changed due to financial problems uncovered at Island Transit.

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