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Dance auditions held for Smash Brothaz

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Clinton residents Zane and Graham Vanderwood, also known as “The Smash Brothaz,” are looking to extend their dancing family.

Clinton picnic builds community, destroys butternut squash

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 10:15AM

Dan Porter Memorial Park buzzed with busyness and activity Saturday afternoon, a rare yet welcome sight in the struggling Clinton business area.

SOUND OFF | Grandpa’s farming practices don’t cut it

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Compromise. As proposed in The Record’s recent editorial, what could be fairer? But does compromise always work for everyone? Consider the wild native prairies with their carpets of wildflowers found nowhere else. At the time of Euro-American settlement of Whidbey Island, there were about 7,800 acres of this rare habitat on Central Whidbey. That’s about 7 percent of the island.

Enter to win a winter wedding on Whidbey Island

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00AM

During spring, summer and fall, Whidbey Island is a popular choice for weddings. Sherrye Wyatt, with Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism, says the island is known as a wedding destination. Now, she and other participants in the annual Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour want to show prospective brides and grooms just how magical a winter wedding on the island can be.

Squabble over gun rights hits Langley

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 19, 2014 at 8:20AM

America’s fight over gun rights and the state’s proposed initiative for firearm sales regulations came to Langley City Hall on Monday.

Winners of the 2014 Whidbey Island Area Fair open exhibitions

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

Results from the 2014 Whidbey Island Area Fair's open exhibits.

Freeland ranch holds fundraiser to help kids in need

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

From Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 21, the M-Bar-C Ranch in Freeland will be holding its annual Barn Sale Fundraiser in partnership with the South Whidbey Lions Club. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards the M-Bar-C Ranch programs such as the Day of Western Fun, South Whidbey Lions Club scholarships and hearing and sight programs and the Forgotten Children’s Fund. This year’s event will also include Barnyard Bingo at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Tickets for bingo cost $5 in advance.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Salmon stream a no-growth ploy

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, With respect to your recent article regarding some disagreement on fish and wildlife protections currently being discussed by the Island County commissioners: what Commissioners Helen Price-Johnson and Jill Johnson apparently do agree upon is a plan to designate as a “salmon stream” Bos/Swan Stream, which typically contains water only during the winter months when it rains profusely, and then it runs into Bos/Swan Lake on the west side of Whidbey Island.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Island Transit fares a fair proposal

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, 1. Paratransit and bus cuts are required because we cannot afford a “fare free” transit system. Folks are in a bind resulting from Island Transit service cuts — mismanagement is the cause. Solutions must come from our transit system administration and board of directors. Public concerns and suggestions are needed. Transit users wonder why they cannot pay for, or toward, their needed transportation.

Dog bites North Whidbey 3-year-old’s face, 15 stitches needed

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

A 3-year-old Oak Harbor girl is healing after a she was bitten in the face by a pit bull last week.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Thanks for the story on WILL

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, On behalf of the members of Whidbey Island Local Lending (WILL), I would like to thank you for your excellent article and editorial. You captured the essence of what we are trying to accomplish.

Retail extended to Langley lumberyard

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 12:00PM

Retail zoning was approved for a small parcel on Second Street and DeBruyn Avenue in Langley on Monday night.

Anacortes overwhelms South Whidbey football for second loss

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

For the second week in a row, South Whidbey football allowed an opponent to score 30-plus points — a recipe for the Falcons’ second straight loss.

SLIDESHOW | Anacortes annihilates South Whidbey football in home opener

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

Anacortes stole the show in what should have been South Whidbey's triumphant home opener after losing 35-28 to Coupeville the week prior. Instead, it was a 32-17 loss - the second in a row - and a showcase of the work that lays ahead of the Falcons.

Forks police nab alleged South Whidbey burglar

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

One of South Whidbey’s most wanted is in police custody this week.

Whidbey newspapers seek iconic winter photos

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

Whidbey News Group is holding a contest to find a cover photo for its seasonal visitor magazine, Winter on Whidbey & Camano. Due to the success of the 2013 reader-photo contest, we decided to host the competition again this year. We’re looking for iconic images that tell the story of life in Island County between October and March.

Three Falcon runners finish in top-20 at Sehome Invitational

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

South Whidbey cross country had three runners finish in the top 20 of their divisions at the Sehome Invitational on Saturday in Bellingham.

Commissioners to decide on Langley rural event center

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

A rural event center permit issued to Whidbey Wayfarer Farm in Langley has been appealed by neighbors who aren’t too excited about weddings in their Bayview Road neighborhood.

South Whidbey volleyball bounces back at Granite Falls

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 4:18PM

Behind Falcon senior Abby Hodson’s 21 kills, South Whidbey bounced back from a first-set loss at Granite Falls on Thursday to win in four sets.

SLIDESHOW | Roster change reverses Falcon boys tennis fortunes against University Prep

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 6:00PM

South Whidbey boys tennis had a change in its varsity lineup that paid off against University Prep, reversing an earlier 3-2 loss for a 3-2 win on Oct. 7 at South Whidbey High School.

Nat Geo adventurer to visit Coupeville, Clinton libraries

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00PM

Athlete, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis is coming to Whidbey Island later this month.

Arts board plans plaza party, future work

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Langley City Council approved the Langley Arts Commission’s recommendation Monday to display “Ocean Waves” and “Sun Catcher” in the plaza on Second Street for a year. Now the arts commission is preparing for an unveiling party at 5 p.m. on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31

South Whidbey girls soccer’s winless streak extends

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 6:00PM

South Whidbey girls soccer is having a tough season. The Falcons (0-9-0 Cascade Conference, 0-10-0 overall) suffered another defeat Thursday, a 6-1 loss to the Granite Falls Tigers.

WSU presses port on Greenbank Farm, management options still being sought

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00PM

A plan to revamp Greenbank Farm and increase its economic viability won’t be considered by the Port of Coupeville until next year.

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