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Island Consort launches new season

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Whidbey’s early music ensemble, Island Consort, will launch its second season with a concert featuring Henry Purcell’s “Welcome to all the Pleasures.”

KUDOS | SWHS alumna makes all-academic team

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Nora Felt, a 2013 South Whidbey High School graduate and sophomore at Luther College in Iowa, made the Iowa Conference Fall All-Academic Team.

South Whidbey drug-related arrests made, sheriff says

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Island police have made eight relevant arrests in recent weeks, announced Island County Sheriff Mark Brown during a meeting in Langley this week concerning rising drug use on South Whidbey. About 30 people attended the gathering, which was held at South Whidbey High School and organized by Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson. Clinical psychologist and drug treatment specialist Steve Freng was the featured speaker.

Island County awards lodging tax funds

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Island chambers of commerce top the list of recipients for the county’s $220,000 share of lodging tax for 2015. The Island County commissioners approved the recommendations of the county’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee at Monday’s regular meeting.

‘Return of the River’ screens in Langley

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey residents Drew Kampion and Ben Thomas will present an afternoon showing of “Return of the River” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 at The Clyde theater in Langley.

‘Wind in the Willows’ opens 2014-15 Children’s Theater season

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Whidbey Children’s Theater will open its 2014-15 season with a production of “The Wind in the Willows.”

EDITORIAL | An old man at heart? It’s quite possible

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 2:16PM

A colleague recently told me I’m “an old man at heart.” I remember thinking that I was “gruff” maybe, perhaps even “brusque” at times, but an old man?

Audubon speaker to reveal Whidbey woodpeckers

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The woodpecker is the quintessential bird of the forest. Because the five woodpecker species on Whidbey Island don’t migrate much, they can be seen in the forests year around. The woodpecker’s role is vital for a healthy and diverse forest environment, according to a recent Whidbey Audubon Society news release.


  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The following are segments of stories from the Thursday Nov. 12, 1964 edition of the Whidbey Island Record, now the South Whidbey Record.

Fair group ranks swell with new guard

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Island County Fair Association is growing and has new, yet familiar leadership. Jason Kalk, a longtime fair association and fair board member, was voted in as the president of the eight-director board recently. He succeeds Diane Divelbess, who was the fair association president for eight years.

Wedding tour ties knot between vendors, patrons

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

A wedding planner, photographer, florist and a host of other industry vendors and support businesses will have some extra work this winter thanks to the second annual Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour this past weekend.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Dudley is right, transit board should step down

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, With respect, this transit user disagrees with your Nov. 1 editorial, “Island Transit board should remain” and would like to explain why.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Island Transit provided excellent service

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, I’m so sorry to read about the problems Island Transit is experiencing. Island Transit provides a wonderful service to our community.

Clinton Chamber to hold potluck tonight

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:20PM

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce will hold a potluck dinner tonight to discuss the organization's future direction and its mission.

New airport road options discussed today

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:43PM

Island County is planning to build a new road to Whidbey Air Park on South Whidbey and wants the public's help to decide where it starts. An open house on the effort, which includes up to seven possible routes, is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Deer Lagoon Grange, 5142 Bayview Road. Each route is being evaluated to determine its feasibility.

Remembering the fallen: South Whidbey pays homage on Veterans Day

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 3:26PM

Strong gusts of wind and bitterly cold temperatures helped mark the somber attitude at the Bayview Cemetery Veterans Day memorial on Tuesday.

South Whidbey boys cross country team takes ninth at state meet

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 4:00PM

Led by seniors Cole Zink and Anders Bergquist, the South Whidbey boys cross country team placed ninth at the state 1A championship Saturday.

Trio Cascadia to perform at Unitarian Universalist Congregation

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Nov 13, 2014 at 9:54AM

For Nola Allen, the natural beauty of Whidbey Island has afforded her an abundance of colorful inspiration, both as a professional pianist and watercolor artist.

Orca calf likely dead, scientists say

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:33PM

South Whidbey’s orca community is mourning what appears to be the loss of a new calf. The Center for Whale Research confirmed that seven-week-old baby L120, the third known offspring of the 23-year old Southern Resident orca L86, was not with his or her mother when L pod was photographed recently in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Saratoga Orchestra raises curtain on new season

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Saratoga Orchestra, now in its eighth season, will present its first concert of the 2014-15 season, entitled “Curtains Up!”

South Whidbey School Board candidate interviews Wednesday

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Two candidates will vie for the favor of the South Whidbey School District Board of Directors and the appointment to the District 2 seat on Wednesday. The selected interim school director will hold the position until the next election in Nov. 2015.

Empty Bowl Soup Night returns for Good Cheer

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

A night of soup will benefit Good Cheer Food Bank’s fresh produce program.

Langley officials search for solutions to ongoing city pub noise problems

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Langley’s city leaders are looking for answers to the persistent problem of noise complaints about Mo’s Pub and Eatery. Over the next few months, the city will look at ways to resolve neighbor complaints which Mayor Fred McCarthy categorized as “chronic problems we are hearing at Mo’s.” Fall and winter months are ideal, said McCarthy, because the pub will be less busy, allowing for a reprieve for both parties.

Langley OK’s historic buildings demolition rules

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 10:20AM

Demolition of a registered historic building officially has a process for review and rules to avoid “demolition by neglect” in Langley.

Poinsettia sale for senior center, Good Cheer Food Bank ends soon

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 6:00PM

Sunday is the last day to support South Whidbey High School band and choir students’ annual poinsettia sale.

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