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Early Island County transportation meetings see hiccup

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

The county kicked off a series of transportation-related public meetings this week, attracting residents with a wide range of priorities.

South Whidbey wrestlers ready for final fights at Mat Classic XXVI

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 4:03PM

Three South Whidbey wrestlers were guaranteed a spot in the 1A Mat Classic, the statewide wrestling tournament in Tacoma on Friday, Feb. 21.

School bell irks Langley Middle School neighbors

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Neighbors of Langley Middle School gritted their teeth through a noisy night this past weekend. Brian Miller, director of facilities for the South Whidbey School District, confirmed the school’s bell system went haywire and rang uninterrupted for at least five hours.

Grant sought to expose Langley creek

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Langley is looking for funding to shed some light on the long-hidden Brookhaven Creek that runs under the city and into Saratoga Passage. City leaders approved a grant application to help pay for an estimated $57,627 project that would bring about 50 feet of the creek to the surface. The grant would come from the Whidbey Island Conservation District, and the city’s mayor said Langley would only move forward with the project if it received the grant.

Island County 9-1-1 dispatch down four hours

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

Island County’s 9-1-1 dispatch service was down for nearly four hours last weekend. Tom Shaughnessy, director of I-COM, confirmed a “power hit” to a telephone server knocked out the dispatch center’s ability to directly take 9-1-1 calls from about 10:30 p.m. Saturday evening to about 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

Langley man wanted for suspected child rape

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

A 23-year-old Langley man accused of child rape is wanted on a $300,000 arrest warrant, court documents state.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Jazz Band exceeded fundraiser goal

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Langley Middle School Jazz Band would like to say thank you to all the businesses and individuals who purchased tulips or made donations to help us attend the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho. We were able to exceed our goal and sold 838 tulips this year. We appreciate the support of our wonderful community and hope everyone enjoys their tulips.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Karla Jacks is the right person for District 3

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Our good friend and longtime Camano Island resident Karla Jacks is running this year for the Island County Commissioner District No. 3 position representing Camano Island and North Whidbey.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Langley murder is no mystery to me

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

So, word is a murderer is loose in Langley? Well, well, well, I just happen to have a list of suspects, all of whom have been hiding right under my nose for months. That’s right, the villain is clearly an employee of the South Whidbey Record.

Sheriff's report | Mumbling, BB gun shots, porn study

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, south precinct.

Whidbey Veterans Resource Center opens remodeled spaces

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 12:41PM

Remodeling the space was paid for by a grant from Puget Sound Energy. The center assists veterans and their families with Veterans Affairs services and other benefits from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, and by appointment. Veteran peer support groups meet at 5 p.m. Mondays for women and Tuesday for men and women.

Legislative bill may mean tax shift for farmers

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

A proposed change to a law aimed at preserving farmland and open space could result in higher taxes for some Washington property owners, including in Island County.

‘Not your typical girl’ | South Whidbey resident featured in national beer advertising campaign for hard work, dedication

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Jacqueline Gabelein is awake and leaving for the gym by 3:45 a.m. She trains for an hour and is back at her home by 5:30 a.m. to get started on her chores, starting the fire and packing lunches.

State Rep. Hayes’ bill passes House

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

State Rep. Dave Hayes had a bill move through the Washington State House of Representatives that affects law enforcement throughout the state.

Whidbey's youths get $5,600 boost to stay active

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Healthy Island Youth Initiative received a big boost from three donations totaling $5,600.

Several weeks late, South Whidbey fire boat near completion

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS Chief Rusty Palmer reported Tuesday morning the district’s nearly $500,000 fire boat is close to completion and delivery.

Downed tree breaks radiator during windy Whidbey weekend

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 8:00AM

A tree knocked down by high winds over the weekend poked through the front-end of a car, damaging its radiator.

South Whidbey port commissioner's appointment extended two weeks

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 8:00AM

Commissioners at the Port of South Whidbey plan to appoint a representative for Position 2 during a special meeting tentatively scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

Liv Grace Gilmore, Emerie Ella Link, Eli Henry Simmer, Isaac James Holton, Katherine Aria Couts, Nora Rose Graff, Gavin Alexander Carte, Karis Elyse Leukhardt, and Evelyn Rose Stachlowski.

Friday Harbor sails past South Whidbey in boys hoops playoff

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

A slow start doomed South Whidbey boys basketball against Friday Harbor in a loser-out playoff game Friday night.

Three Falcon wrestlers make Mat Classic

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

Oh, what could have been for the South Whidbey wrestling team.

Study proposes full Langley police staff, neither option allows 24/7 coverage

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

A months-long study of whether the Langley Police Department should have three or four officers, set to be discussed by city leaders Tuesday night, concludes that four officers are needed.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey Sweetheart Band Dance a success

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, On behalf of the SWHS and LMS Jazz Bands, under the direction of Chris Harshman and Jess Monett, respectively, and the Performing Arts Boosters, we’d like to thank all the folks who attended our annual Sweetheart Big Band Dance fundraiser, Feb. 1.

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