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Re-open Island County offices on Friday, it’s time

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

Struggling to stay afloat amidst unprecedented revenue losses and subsequent staff reductions, the Island County Board of Commissioners agreed in late 2009 to scale back service by closing select departments to the public on Fridays.

Gluten-free Whidbey Island group hosts expert

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Cynthia Kupper will be the guest speaker at the Saturday, Feb. 22 meeting of the Gluten Intolerant Group of Whidbey Island at the Ledgewood Beach Community Center.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Langley mayor left agriculture out of economic plans

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, I read with interest Langley Mayor Fred McCarthy’s column in The Record outlining the upcoming agenda for economic development. I fully support the efforts of the city council to work toward increasing and diversifying employment opportunities here on the South End.

‘Drop-dead’ date set for late South Whidbey Fire/EMS boat

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

Six weeks past due, a nearly $500,000 South Whidbey Fire/EMS fire boat remains uncompleted this week.

Jet critics promise to shut down OLF to small South Whidbey crowd

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

Citizens of the Ebey’s Reserve, the group that filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Navy for excessive flights and jet noise around Central Whidbey, found a bit of support Thursday on South Whidbey.

SOUTH WHIDBEY SHERIFF'S REPORT | A 'freeloader,' bows and arrows, and an 'eyesore'

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, south precinct. Friday, Jan. 31 3:19 p.m. — A caller on Candlefish Lane reported a FedEx driver was bitten by a dog. 4:45 p.m. — A caller on Beachwood Drive reported subjects across the street stealing items out of a house. The homeowner passed away recently and a “freeloader” is there now with friends taking furniture and other items from the home.

Langley Police study to be released

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

A study of the Langley Police Department will be discussed and a recommendation given about its staff size Tuesday.

WSU Beach Watchers training begins in April

  • Feb 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming 2014 WSU Beach Watchers training program.

Friday hours possible, Island County says

  • Feb 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Several Island County department heads say that they could open to the public on Fridays immediately with little to no financial implications.

SLIDESHOW | South Whidbey boys survive playoff scare from Nooksack Valley

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey's boys basketball team rallied from a 10-point deficit in the first half to defeat Nooksack Valley 74-64 Wednesday, Feb. 12 at South Whidbey High School in a loser-out 1A District 1 playoff game.

South Whidbey musical brings out the ‘old smoothie’ in all

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 4:01PM

South Whidbey residents have the opportunity to savor the sounds of yesteryear with “FRED & GINGER – NO DANCING,” an original musical by Freeland resident Ken Merrell that opens Thursday.

Port of South Whidbey candidate search yields single return

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:05AM

The initial search for a new Port of South Whidbey commissioner has yielded just one result. The application deadline for the District 2 seat formerly occupied by Chris Jerome passed last week and Langley resident Ed Halloran was the only one to submit a resume with the district.

Second Street work progresses, Commons struggles

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

Other than an hour without water at the library a couple of weeks ago, work digging up Second Street in Langley has gone well, city officials say.

South Whidbey School Board to discuss levy priorities tonight

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 3:06PM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors have a full agenda for their upcoming workshop this Wednesday, Feb. 12. The directors will review an updated levy priorities list, which includes the high school track resurfacing at the top of the list.

Public meeting set for Island County fairgrounds proposal

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 6:00AM

Drastic changes proposed for the way the Island County Fairgrounds look and are managed will be presented publicly at 7 p.m. Feb. 18.

Island County coroner confirms identity of Possession Point body

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Island County coroner confirmed that a body discovered on a beach near Possession Point State Park last Thursday belonged to 35-year-old Brandon Smith of Clinton. The cause of death was accidental saltwater drowning, Island County Coroner Robert Bishop said.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Rep. Larsen’s reply was not representation

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, I just had to write in regarding the article “U.S. Rep. Larsen outlines 2014 agenda” in the Jan. 29 edition of The Record. Larsen touched on his key objectives like raising the minimum wage and how “the United States must invest in transportation infrastructure and education to create jobs and grow the economy in the long run.”

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Keep those wheels straight and us safe

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, February 6: I drove my Prius down the island, heading for the ferry to present to writers in Seattle. Kristi Etzell was my passenger, and we waited to make a left turn onto Double Bluff to pick up Anne Belov.

EDITORIAL | Growl your opinion at Langley jet meeting

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

It appears the roaring controversy over jet noise up north will touch down on South Whidbey this week. Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, the private advocacy group lobbying to shut down U.S. Navy operations at Outlying Field Coupeville, will hold a meeting and presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Langley United Methodist Church, 301 Anthes Ave.

February is a short month with a long list | WHIDBEY RECIPES

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

February may be short compared to all the other months, but it’s certainly not short on days of importance.

Polygraph results land hopeful police officer in court

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

A man applying to be a reserve police officer in Langley lied on a polygraph exam, but ended up admitting to having child pornography on his home computer, according to court records.

Falcon boys hoops season put on the ropes

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Facing the season’s end, South Whidbey’s boys basketball team will have one more shot Wednesday to keep playing.

Falcon girls end season with a win

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

Snapping a seven-game losing streak was the priority for the South Whidbey girls basketball team Monday night.

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