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Museum waives admission fees

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 6:00PM

Admission to the Island County Historical Society & Museum in Coupeville this month is free, or rather, on museum member and volunteer Jackie Feusier.

Enrollment bump bucks trend

  • Apr 4, 2015 at 4:00PM

The South Whidbey School District has experienced an unusual increase in enrollment since the beginning of the year, according to Dan Poolman, assistant superintendent of business.

No one files for food truck permit

  • Apr 4, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Langley City Council will have to do some quick review of its recently approved food truck ordinance.

SLIDESHOW | Fielding fouls in fastpitch lead to Lakewood win

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 9:00AM

A couple of outfield errors led to a Lakewood lead the Cougars clung onto in a 4-1 win over South Whidbey in a Cascade Conference fastpitch game March 31.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Story about suspect was in poor taste

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Apr 2, 2015 at 11:09AM

Editor, I believe that the article “Bank heist suspect looks for love from behind bars” was printed in bad taste. It comes off as immature and mean spirited.

Nichols workers stretch to better health: 10-minute exercise routine cuts injuries in half

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Apr 2, 2015 at 8:06AM

The crew at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders are tough, grizzled, even burly. They’re the quintessential shipyard workers, which makes picturing their 10-minute morning exercise routine a bit hard to image. In dirty overalls and leather welding jackets, these rough-and-tumble men and women will be found with hands on their hips and dipping one knee, and then the other; throwing their hands above their heads and then swinging them back down behind them; reaching forward with one arm while stretching the opposite leg back.

SLIDESHOW | Simms' six innings help Falcon baseball get first win

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 7:00AM

South Whidbey edged Granite Falls 6-3 on March 27 to get the Falcon baseball team's first win of the season. Sophomore Will Simms pitched six innings, giving up two earned runs early only to buckle down late and strike out five of the last six batters he faced.

SLIDESHOW | Onslaught continues as South Whidbey soccer boots Cedar Park Christian

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey defeated Cedar Park Christian 6-0 in the Cascade Conference season opener for both teams on March 24 at South Whidbey High School.

SLIDESHOW | Rally lifts Red Wolves over South Whidbey baseball

  • Apr 2, 2015 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey lost a closely-contested Cascade Conference baseball game 3-2 to Cedarcrest on March 24.

Holmes Harbor clamming resumes

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 10:11AM

Shellfish harvesting is returning to Holmes Harbor after a nearly nine-year hiatus.

Undersea gardeners take note: Parks to offer oyster farming class

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 4:00PM

Kevin Lungren considers himself similar to Ciscoe Morris or any other gardener, only his garden is underwater most of the time.

State funds used for Island County critical areas

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 6:00PM

Island County commissioners approved an agreement with Environmental Sciences Associates last week to assist in the completion of the critical areas ordinance, as part of the 2016 Comprehensive Plan Update.

Parks board OKs simpler mission statement

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 4:00PM

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District board of directors voted to simplify the district’s mission statement at a regular business meeting Wednesday, March 18.

South Whidbey Parks commissioners agree to work with other agencies

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 6:00PM

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District has established a memorandum of understanding with the Port of South Whidbey, Island County and the City of Langley.

Dad, daughter ball was a hit on South Whidbey

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District’s Dad and Daughter Ball attracted a record number of participants this year, prompting talks of potentially relocating the dance to a larger space in 2016.

Langley Middle School principal accepts new job

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

Eric Nerison has resigned from his position as Langley Middle School principal. Nerison will leave in order to take a position as superintendent of the Kalama School District.

Planning board to discuss Langley charrette

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 12:00PM

All hands will be on deck today to discuss preparations for the upcoming charrette, a stakeholders meeting Tuesday, April 14 about how to connect the marina to the downtown area and parking.

Whidbey Island Waldorf student cultivates improved water quality

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 6:00AM

Eighth-grader Connor McDanniel has crafted an end-of-year project to help mitigate the effects of storm water runoff in Maxwelton Creek.

Obstruction call ends Falcon fastpitch game

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey softball trailed most of the game, rallied late, tied and then lost in the seventh inning against Archbishop Murphy.

South Whidbey boys soccer blasts Granite Falls

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 8:00AM

The shutouts continued for South Whidbey boys soccer after a 9-0 win over Granite Falls on Friday night.

Falcons fend off Tigers in baseball's first win

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 6:00AM

A five-run second inning with two outs gave South Whidbey enough to work with Friday in its first win of the season, 6-3 over Granite Falls.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Design doesn’t matter, addressing a need does

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

Editor, It is frustrating to me to keep reading letters to the editor that suggest that people just need to “get fit” so they can go up and down Wharf Street on foot. They totally miss the fact that within our community there are many people who will never be able to become physically fit because they are elderly, they have medical conditions that compromise walking ability, they are injured or recovering from surgery, or they are in wheelchairs. They totally miss the fact that some visitors who come by boat may be relegated to sit on said boat instead of getting up the hill to explore Langley and other South Whidbey areas.

History corner

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 6:00AM

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50 and 25 years ago on Thursday, April 1, 1965 and Tuesday, April 3, 1990.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Island County road program is lacking

  • Mar 31, 2015 at 4:00PM

Editor, Driving northwest, I rounded the curve at 6600 Sills Road, then swerved onto the shoulder and into the ditch, barely avoiding a head-on collision with a van that had crossed the double yellow line to dodge ruts and potholes created 12 days ago by Whidbey’s County Road Department.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Conductor put on a remarkable concert

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 6:00PM

Editor, Kudos to Anna Edwards, conductor of the Saratoga Orchestra, and all who put on Carmina Burana. I usually talk about issues relating to creating and running a business. Last weekend I saw a remarkable concert that made me realize that having a powerful vision that leads to a remarkable accomplishment can apply not only to someone who has an idea to create a business, but to many other endeavors as well.

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