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Sheriff fights to protect Island County deputy files

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 2:00PM

A proposal to move sheriff’s deputy files into the county’s human resources office was kiboshed by the county’s two Republican commissioners this week.

Alleged Freeland hand slicer lands in court

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

A 46-year-old Freeland man is accused of slicing another man on the hand with a knife during an argument about video surveillance, court documents state.

Hay farming tradition still strong in Village by the Sea

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 4:01PM

Hay farming is in full swing on Whidbey Island, as seen here in Langley this week.

Freeland author to relaunch children’s book on 90th birthday

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Jacquie Milligan has been many things: painter, mother, writer for shows like “Hawaii 5-O” and “The Mickey Mouse Club,” Boeing customer support specialist, founding member of the Whidbey Island Writers Conference Committee, “ardent fan” of Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo and published children’s book author—to name a few.

Fairgrounds’ future still in limbo as officials ponder lease

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 18, 2014 at 8:48AM

Management of the Island County Fairgrounds is still the responsibility of the Island County Fair Association, for now at least.

Northup brilliant on mound in first elimination game

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jul 18, 2014 at 8:45AM

Central Whidbey’s season came to a crashing end Monday at the Little League junior All-Stars softball tournament at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

Island County commissioner candidates share vision

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jul 17, 2014 at 8:43AM

While candidates for Island County Commissioner District 3 share the desire to help shape the future of the county, their individual visions differ widely.

South Whidbey Fire rescues a rescuer

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 10:23AM

A career fireman found out what it’s like to be rescued this week after a morning crab pot check turned into a life-threatening emergency.

Whidbey Navy base hosts open house, 5K

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Whidbey Island Naval Air station will host an open house and 5K for the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Ault Field. A 5K run along the base’s flight line will begin at 9 a.m. with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. Aircraft displays include the EA-18G Growler, EA-6B Prowler, P-3C Orion and MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter, and two unmanned aerial vehicles, the Scan Eagle and an Integrator.

Thousands celebrate 39th Choochokam

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 6:00PM

The seaside streets of Langley brimmed with light, laughter, art and music this weekend during the 39th annual Choochokam Music and Arts Festival.

Fire district sounds alarm for volunteers

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

When Holly Slothower wanted to find a way to better her future and gain some life skills, she found a great opportunity with Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue.

Whidbey officer to break pull-up record

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

A petty officer stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station plans to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “Most Pullups in 24 hours” on July 26. Mike McCastle said he is performing the feat to raise awareness and funds to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project, and will support a full range of programs and services for this generation of injured veterans and their families.

SOUTH WHIDBEY SHERIFF'S REPORT | Rock throwing, injured coyote pup and a boozy barista

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 2:48PM

The following are 9-1-1 calls to the island county sheriff’s office, south precinct.

Funding for Island County sex offender program

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Island County Sheriff’s Department will receive $75,778 for the Registered Sex Offender Address and Residency Verification Program. State funding in the amount of $4.8 million was allotted in 2012 to local law enforcement for fiscal year 2012 under state code for the verification of sex and kidnapping offenders.

Langley historic group has open spot

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Langley’s Historic Preservation Commission needs a new member to help shape and maintain the city’s historic character.

Clinton resident offers haven for soldiers’ canine friends

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:00PM

The men and women who serve our country are confronted with an array of challenges, particularly when stationed far away from home; but one Clinton resident is working to ensure that finding care and temporary residence for their canine companions is not amongst them.

Former Falcon Supang returns with soccer camp

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

Joseph Supang, a former South Whidbey High School soccer player who went on to play at Seattle University and for the Botswana men’s national team, will return next month for a soccer camp.

Langley parks, open space member sought

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Langley’s Parks and Open Space Commission needs a volunteer member to help shape the city’s future parks. Part of the commission’s duties is to advise the Langley City Council about long-range parks and open space planning, such as amending the parks element of the city’s comprehensive plan.

9/10 Central/South Whidbey softball All-Stars ousted in Asotin

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:00PM

The stay at the Little League 9/10 state softball tournament was a short one for Central Whidbey.

Possible pay changes coming to South Whidbey parks staff

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Possible compensation changes will be discussed at the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District’s commissioners meeting Wednesday night.

Racers flock to Maxwelton field games

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 6:00PM

Dozens of people flocked to the field at Dave Mackie Park for the annual Maxwelton Independence Day field games. Here are the results, with names listed in order from first place to third place.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Newspaper’s website needs some work

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor Regarding your request for suggestions for the online version of The Record.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | This letter to the editor is ‘The last time’

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, I guess this letter to the editor should be called “The Last Time.” I am only writing this to thank Mr. Freeman for responding to my first letter.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Vet response to pet crisis was awesome

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, As part-time island residents, my family has had little need for veterinary assistance for our animals, who travel with us every summer. This past Saturday morning, however, our little Schnauzer took on an opponent that was more than she bargained for, causing her to suffer serious injury. After frantically calling area vets, we found the only one open on Saturday morning was South Whidbey Animal Clinic. As we approached the clinic with our wounded Daisy, we found the Clinic’s staff on the sidewalk waiting for us. They immediately took her to stabilize her and assess the injuries. They acted with calm professionalism, understanding and compassion.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | More problems face First Street than views

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I want to criticize the editorial, “First Street proposal was not a good fit,” written by Justin Burnett in the July 12 edition of the South Whidbey Record. Just a week after the newspaper asked the community what they want from their community newspaper, he wrote a scathing editorial about the Francisco commercial proposal in Langley.

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