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PUBLISHER'S COLUMN | Ignoring arrests flies in face of transparent judicial system in U.S.

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Two recent stories in Whidbey newspapers drew some particularly emotional reactions from some readers. The first was an article about the arrest of Coupeville Deputy Marshal Hodges Gowdey III. Gowdey, 44, was charged with unlawful imprisonment and witness tampering in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred in 2007.

Public meetings ahead on Island County transportation

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Island County will host three upcoming public meetings to gather input for the transportation element of the Comprehensive Plan update.

Students unharmed in school bus accident, driver taken to hospital

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:22AM

An unknown medical emergency forced a school bus driver to stop on Highway 525 in front of the Dairy Queen and Chevron gas station in Clinton on Thursday.

Bayview crash sends one to Harborview

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 3:17PM

A Clinton man was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Thursday after sustaining injuries in a two-car collision on South Whidbey.

South Whidbey school board OKs new track

  • Feb 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:19AM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors are off and running to resurface the South Whidbey High School track.

Get a clue | Langley becomes scene of the crime for Mystery Weekend

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 6:00AM

Come next weekend Langley will transform from the quaint Village by the Sea to a city filled with intrigue as a fictional murder takes place and visitors are eager to get to the bottom of it.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey Commons needs the public’s help

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, The South Whidbey Commons plays a vital role in our island community, offering people of all ages and backgrounds a vibrant, warm, and inviting place to call their own. Local students and young adults engage in our Workplace Training Program, gaining barista, customer service and retail experience while serving others.

Reign soccer club wins state title

  • Feb 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey Reign is a state-title boys soccer team.

South Whidbey survives Nooksack Valley scare

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Falcons got down, and then they got up in a 74-64 win over the Nooksack Valley Pioneers on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

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.

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