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WEAN challenges county fish and wildlife regulations

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 12:00PM

Whidbey environmentalists have made good on their threat to file legal action against Island County after commissioners’ adoption of a “bare minimum” fish and wildlife ordinance.

Dog House, Langley land deal makes progress

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 6:00PM

Reopening of the Dog House Tavern in Langley took a step forward this week.

New coach hopes for boys hoops culture change

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

During every drill, new Falcon boys basketball head coach Michael Washington is close by, cheering, yelling, and clapping. Lots of clapping. It is all part of a grand, if at times exhausting, plan Washington has for the South Whidbey High School hoops program. He has something more than wins on his mind when he steps onto the court at South Whidbey High School.

RELIGION NOTES | Improving every aspect of life

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Christian Science Society will hold service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at 15910 Highway 525 just north of Bayview and across from Useless Bay Road.

RELIGION NOTES | A time to pause, be grateful

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 12:00PM

“Thanksgiving and being grateful” is the topic of the next audio chat at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Christian Science Reading Room, 721 SW 20th Court, Oak Harbor.

RELIGION NOTES | Worship with Whidbey Quakers

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

“We are a people that follow after those things that make for peace, love, and unity,” according to early Quaker Margaret Fell.

RELIGION NOTES | The power, beauty and miracle of life

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

Unity of Whidbey will hold service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at 5671 Crawford Road.

RELIGION NOTES | Where is the Lord leading us?

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey Community Church will hold service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at Deer Lagoon Grange Hall 5142 S. Bayview Road.

Full of food, love and leftovers from Thanksgiving

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Thanksgiving feast is always wonderful; fine food, good friends, beloved family and new memories to add to the ever-growing store of treasured times. But then, when all is quiet and I’m alone in the kitchen, I open the fridge and what I consider one of the best aspects of Thanksgiving is there, in abundance. It’s called “leftovers,” and I can’t wait to begin dealing with the remains of the feast.

Yolka: Northwest Language Academy presents a taste of Russia

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Northwest Language Academy and Cultural Center is presenting the next installation in its Language of Food series: Yolka, a family-friendly celebration of Russian food, culture and holiday festivities on Saturday, Dec. 6. According to event coordinators, it is rumored that Ded Moroz and his companion may stop by for a visit.

Seattle Mariners named 2014 recipient of the commissioner's award for philanthropic excellence

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 8:52AM

Major League Baseball and Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig have named the Seattle Mariners as the 2014 recipient of the Commissioner’s Award for Philanthropic Excellence, it was announced today at the MLB Owners Meetings in Kansas City.

School Farm event this Saturday a nod to volunteers

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey's School Farm will host a celebration this weekend in honor of those who have and are currently working to make the farm a reality.According to a recent news release, the event is a gesture of Thanksgiving to those who helped create the farm — from tilling the ground, building the fence and teaching classes to erecting a hoop-house, spiffing up the Garden Resource Center and fundraising.

Homelessness still a problem on South Whidbey, experts say

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 1:42PM

On a crisp November morning, residents of South Whidbey are stepping out of bed, wolfing down their breakfast and heading to the office or classroom for another day of work; but for some, the day may begin a little differently due to another night spent without permanent housing. The majority of these individuals are adults, but several others are children and teens.

EDITORIAL | Help South Whidbey to end homelessness

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 11:20AM

Homelessness: on Whidbey Island it seems like a foreign condition, something that happens far away in busier or lesser places, not wholesome communities home to iconic state parks and charming waterfront towns. Yet, it’s real. Last year hundreds of people on the South End alone were sleeping on friends’ couches, in cars and even in camps in the woods. It’s estimated that 80 of them were children. Kids.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | The HUB helps South End kids, but needs help

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 11:22AM

Editor, I am a new resident of Whidbey Island, having moved here from Rhode Island. When I visited the island last winter, I signed on to volunteer at The HUB in Langley. I was immediately impressed with the organization, the program and the wonderful people involved. I have been an educator for over 40 years and know the value of after-school programs that occupy time for today’s young people. Research tells us that the time from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. is when young people who have no or little supervision can and do make some bad choices.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | New road story should have mentioned church

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 11:22AM

Editor, I find it very puzzling that your article on Crawford Road fails to mention that there is a church, Unity of Whidbey, also on the street. The entrance is the first driveway on the right as you start up Crawford Road from the highway.

Blaze razes barn, cars off Crawford Road in Langley

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

A pole building, two vehicles and an accounting business were destroyed in an evening fire at the home of longtime South Whidbey residents Steve and Linda Owensby on Monday.


  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:00PM

The following are segments of stories taken from the front page of the Whidbey Island Record 50 years ago, Thursday, Nov. 19, 1964.

Kudos | Langley honors public works employee for year of service

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Joe Wiezerbowski made quite an impression in his first year working for Langley Public Works.

Whidbey marathon needs volunteers

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

The organizers for the Whidbey Island Marathon are seeking volunteers on Whidbey Island to help organize, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the April 19, 2015 event. Race director Melissa Riker sent out a press release recently asking for “walkers, runners, medical personnel, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference” to step up to the plate.

South Whidbey Schools Foundation to host talent show, fundraiser

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey Schools Foundation is hosting a talent show and fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts.

Cross-country trek talk set Saturday in Freeland

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

A young man’s journey from Seattle to New York — by foot — with his college friend will be presented Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Hear from South Whidbey High School alumnus Cameron Coupe and his fellow Washington State University student Zan Roman about their coast-to-coast trek across the northern states.

WICA gets in the holiday spirit with “A Christmas Story”

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 6:00PM

Christmastime is a season chock-full of traditions, nostalgia and, for many families, a hearty helping of laughter.

Artists sought for Langley door decorations

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 4:00PM

Langley’s annual Deck the Doors begins with the adornment of storefronts by artists, which are being sought by the Langley Main Street Association. Entries must be ready for judging Nov. 26. Three prizes of $1,000 are up for the best doors, as voted on by a panel picked by the Main Street Association. Winners will be announced Dec. 20 at Boy and Dog Park.

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