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Freeland Hall still a community affair after 100 years

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 7:00AM

Freeland Hall, known to many as “the big brown building on the hill,” turns 100 this month.

EDITORIAL | Chemical dependency service is critical

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

Drug addiction is one of the great wrecking balls of the world. With devastating effect, it tears apart families, smashes its way through communities and reduces lives to utter ruin.

Chemical dependency program in ‘imminent’ danger

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

Island County has been identified as one of several Washington counties that are at imminent or critical risk of losing their chemical dependency programs.

Reshaping a program, starting with the body

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

Sprinting from sideline to sideline, about 20 Falcon football players looked gassed after a solid hour of running lines on Monday.

Time to tackle Whidbey's noxious weed: tansy ragwort

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

Tansy ragwort, which appears as a daisy-like bunch of yellow flowers atop a tall stalk, remains one of the county’s most pervasive noxious weeds.

NOTABLE | Useless Bay Country Club hauls in $1,500 for South Whidbey Elementary music program

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Students at South Whidbey Elementary School got a boost toward learning music thanks to a fundraiser at the Useless Bay Golf & Country Club this past month.

NOTABLE

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Interns from the Whidbey General Hospital Summer Teen Career Exploration Program learn the basics of a variety of healthcare careers.

KUDOS | Artists win People's Choice awards at Whidbey Island Area Fair

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 12:00PM

Two Whidbey artists took home People's Choice awards for their paintings which were on display at the Whidbey Island Area Fair.

Blood drive to stop by Langley

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 2:00PM

The annual blood drive at US Bank in Langley will take place this week.

Port district of South Whidbey weighs Island County Fairgrounds proposal

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 2:09PM

Who should run the Island County Fairgrounds? That’s the question the Port of South Whidbey Commissioners will tackle at a special meeting tonight.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Wanda Grone is right for Island County treasurer

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, It is time for fiscal responsibility In Island County. We need an experienced and skilled person to handle monetary duties for the county as a start.

Several South Whidbey roads to be restricted during triathlon

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:00PM

The upcoming Whidbey Island Triathlon will cause several roads to be restricted or closed Saturday, Aug. 16.

Mary Fisher: Bloom where you are planted | HOMETOWN HERO

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 3:38PM

Mary Fisher says she’s learned to bloom wherever she is in life. When Fisher’s kids left home, she felt emptiness, and wanted to fill that hole. She looked close to home, and became aware of kids in need of nutritious food right here on South Whidbey.

Veterans memorial takes a tour of Whidbey

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 5:24PM

About a year and a half ago, lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans non-profit organization Dick Johnson took over the responsibility of maintaining the veteran memorial in Coupeville. Since then, he’s cleaned and restored it to its original glory.

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.

Racers rev up for Langley Soup Box Derby

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Aug 15, 2014 at 8:20AM

Everything was set for last year’s Soup Box Derby. Then it rained. A lot. It rained so much that organizers scrubbed the event.

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.

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