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South Whidbey students recognized for academic excellence at SVC

  • May 2, 2015 at 2:00PM

Skagit Valley College announced its academic honor roll for winter quarter 2014, and it includes residents from several South Whidbey communities.

HUB board adds Loretta Martin, Mystery Weekend producer

  • May 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

The HUB board of directors added someone with a little mystery in their background.

Rotary Club of Whidbey Westside members donate 40 calculators for SWHS math students

  • May 2, 2015 at 10:00AM

The Rotary Club of Whidbey Westside spent more than $5,000 on 40 graphing calculators for South Whidbey High School math students in need.

Former South End resident joins fellow vets, survivors to commemorate 70th anniversary of Dachau liberation

  • May 2, 2015 at 6:00AM

As Frank Burns approached the gates of Dachau in the early morning hours of April 29, 1945, he had no idea what to expect. A soldier in the 42nd Infantry “Rainbow” Division during World War II, Burns’ unit had been sent on an overnight patrol with orders to take the camp if any Schutzstaffel (or S.S.) remained within its gates.

Photographer documents Waldorf students’ childhoods through portraits

  • May 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

Owen Boram, Alohi Elliot and Indiana Huey, all age 14, have grown up on camera. Though the three aren’t Hollywood stars, they are the subjects of an eight-year project by Langley photographer Michael Stadler.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Marina’s growth an island issue

  • May 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

Editor, I attended the meeting in Langley, re: ideas to move people up and down from the Marina to Cascade Avenue. The three options that make the most sense are funicular, elevator or trolley-on-wheels. All three choices can have a wheelchair lift.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Lots to learn from similar projects

  • May 2, 2015 at 10:00AM

Editor, There are two successful funicular projects on the West Coast: Dana Point, Calif. and Ketchikan, Alaska. The Ketchikan Cape Fox Tram is 24 years old and was developed to connect Creek Street/downtown with the Cape Fox Hotel/Conference Center and City Civic Center 130 feet above Creek Street.

MAYOR'S BEAT | Public service filled with challenges, joys in mayoral office

  • May 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

I have enjoyed the opportunities for leadership, adventure, and experience that have presented themselves in my life. Someone once said: “One of the greatest gifts in life is the opportunity to do work worth doing.”

Waldorf students honor MayFaire

  • May 2, 2015 at 6:00AM

Students of the Whidbey Island Waldorf School will partake in centuries-old traditions during MayFaire on Saturday.

Buses bought, will arrive this year

  • May 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

The South Whidbey School District is buying two new school buses.

PUBLISHER'S COLUMN | By the numbers: A celebration of 91 years and counting

  • May 2, 2015 at 8:00AM

As the South Whidbey Record reflects on 91 years of continuously serving this community, we’re taking time to reflect on what that means, and our role as your local newspaper. Self-promotion is not a strong suit for community newspapers. We are great at tooting others’ horns, but very rarely our own.

Shrimping opens, halibut on its way

  • May 2, 2015 at 6:00PM

Spot shrimp fishing is officially open today between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

COER files new Navy lawsuit

  • May 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

A citizen’s group that sued the Navy in 2013 has filed an additional action to get the controversial EA-18G Growlers to stop flying in Coupeville.

South Whidbey Homeless Coalition dedicates new House of Hospitality in Langley

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Apr 30, 2015 at 9:49AM

The South Whidbey Homeless Coalition hosted a housewarming event and dedication ceremony for the new House of Hospitality from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, April 18.

Attorney squabble may lead to High Court showdown

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Apr 30, 2015 at 8:33AM

The Island County prosecutor, county commissioners and a land-use attorney may be headed for a constitutional showdown. In addition, the deputy prosecutor’s union is exploring the possibility of filing a grievance against the board.

Clinton Council ponders better days with roundabout, vision

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 9:22AM

Getting help from the state to better control traffic and from the county to craft a vision were the top priorities discussed by the Clinton Community Council during a monthly meeting Monday.

Baseball steals win from Knights

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 2:33PM

South Whidbey baseball took the series opener 3-1 against King’s on Monday in Shoreline.

South Whidbey boys soccer survives King’s, Cedarcrest

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

Six yellow cards were issued in a rough-and-tumble boys soccer match between Cascade Conference rivals South Whidbey and King’s on Friday.

Hearing examiner OKs Upper Langley affordable housing

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 6:00PM

Langley’s newest affordable housing and intentional community is set to break ground with the development’s recent approval by hearing examiner Ted Hunter.

Island County Public Works to upgrade radios

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 4:00PM

Radio communications among Island County Public Works staff will improve thanks to an interlocal agreement approved Tuesday.

Ferry Dock Road work sought

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Clinton Community Council wants a better place for dropoffs and pickups on Ferry Dock Road.

Langley settles records lawsuit

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:00PM

Langley paid $1,000 and agreed to disclose documents to settle a lawsuit by a Clinton man earlier this month.

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