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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Fundraising lunch was a success

  • May 16, 2015 at 5:00PM

Editor, A very successful fundraising lunch was held at Useless Bay Country Club late last month by members of the Trudy Sundberg Lecture planning team. We thank all those who attended, and especially our speaker, Bob Whitsitt, who donated his time and shared his unique (and very entertaining) sports perspective.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Langley is dying, and fear of change is killing it

  • May 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

Editor, The recent funicular fuss and mayoral race has highlighted what’s been obvious for awhile: Langley is dying and instead of trying to save it, people are tightening the noose around her neck.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Sewer commissioner does not support incorporation

  • May 16, 2015 at 7:00AM

Editor, I would like to comment on the May 6 story in The Record, “Freeland continues to fight for growth in Comp Plan” both as a Freeland Water and Sewer District commissioner and as a Freeland resident. The article was very confused and contained erroneous information.

Filing week yields new names for Langey city council, South Whidbey Parks, South Whidbey Fire/EMS, Whidbey General Hospital

  • May 15, 2015 at 4:02PM

Several newcomers stepped forward for open public offices on South Whidbey this week.

EDITORIAL | What happened to electric golf carts?

  • May 16, 2015 at 11:00AM

Few things irk people more than being ignored by government, and having their properties threatened with eminent domain. It seems Langley did a little of both this week.

Whidbey General’s new CEO hits ground running

  • May 16, 2015 at 8:00AM

Whidbey General Hospital’s new CEO Geri Forbes demonstrated a new brand of leadership this past weekend when she attended a community event at Fort Nugent Park.

Owner of vessel that sank in Penn Cove sued for $2.79 million

  • May 15, 2015 at 4:16PM

Rory Westmoreland is out of jail after serving 75 days earlier this year, but his troubles are far from over.

League of Women Voters to host Whidbey mayors

  • May 17, 2015 at 10:00AM

All three of Whidbey’s mayors will address the League of Women Voters of Whidbey Island at the organization’s annual dinner next week.

Sniffing out the competition: Dogs make the most of olfactory talents in K9 Nosework

  • May 16, 2015 at 11:00AM

Sniffing out a clue is elementary for Watson, a four-year-old wire-haired dachshund. Watson and his human handler, Madeleine Pohl, are students in Georgia Edwards’ intermediate K9 Nosework class offered through the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District.

Hailu picked as South Whidbey school board student rep.

  • May 16, 2015 at 1:00PM

The South Whidbey School Board appointed junior Elshadai Hailu as the new student representative for the upcoming 2015-16 school year.

Highway 525 delays expected this week

  • May 17, 2015 at 6:00AM

Drivers should be prepared for some daytime delays on Highway 525 this week.

South Whidbey visitor booth railing repaired

  • May 15, 2015 at 7:00PM

A decorative railing near the visitor information booth off Highway 525 and Langley Road was repaired after being damaged by a car crash a couple of weeks ago.

Whidbey General Hospital nurse reinstated

  • May 16, 2015 at 10:00AM

A registered nurse has been reinstated to her position after the state nurses association filed a complaint against Whidbey General Hospital.

Forum to hone in on Whidbey’s mental health issues

  • May 16, 2015 at 2:00PM

A forum on South Whidbey will tackle the complex issues surrounding mental health and its treatment next week.

Detective educates Whidbey students on Internet, digital do’s, don’ts following school incidents

  • May 16, 2015 at 8:00AM

Earlier this year, a 15-year-old boy at South Whidbey High School was caught allegedly taking photos up girls’ skirts with a cell phone.

South End’s new FFA chapter competes at first statewide convention

  • May 16, 2015 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey High School’s first FFA chapter is competing at its first statewide convention this week.

Emerson joins Langley mayoral race, primary looms

  • May 12, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 15, 2015 at 7:54AM

Langley voters will decide a primary election for at least the mayor’s office this fall. Sharon Emerson, a vocal critic of the Langley funicular idea, jumped into the race Monday after being on the fence this past week. She joined a race that already had two challengers, Tim Callison and Thomas Gill, to be the next mayor of Langley on the first day of Island County’s election filing week, which ends May 15.

Officials confirm South Whidbey State Park will transition to day-use only

  • May 13, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 9:28AM

It appears the campground closure at South Whidbey State Park may be permanent.

SLIDESHOW | Zisette scores twice in 1A playoff win over Sultan | FALCON BOYS SOCCER

  • May 13, 2015 at 3:00PM

South Whidbey defeated Sultan 3-0 in a 1A District 1 boys soccer tournament match at Waterman's Field in Langley on May 6. Falcon senior Andy Zisette scored twice, and Lucas Leiberman booted in the first goal in the playoff win.

History corner

  • May 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50 and 25 years ago on Thursday, May 13, 1965 and Tuesday, May 15, 1990.

South Whidbey High School students inducted into honor society

  • May 12, 2015 at 6:00PM

Scores of South Whidbey High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society at a ceremony at South Whidbey High School, April 28.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Keep county areas rural, quiet, calm

  • May 13, 2015 at 10:00AM

Editor, My wife and I moved to Whidbey from Bellevue over a year ago to enjoy the island’s peace and quiet, and to get away from the greed, the lack of concern for the environment and the misconception that more people coming into Bellevue meant a better life due to the growth and prosperity.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Ferry employees deserve praise

  • May 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

Editor, There has been a lot of negative press about the ferry: late ferries, broken down ferries and lack of staff. I am writing to applaud and thank the ferry workers for helping me when I experienced an emergency. I consider the ferry staff like my community; as a commuter, besides my husband, I see them more of them than I see anyone. For me to know them by name, to know that one of their kids went to the same graduate school as I, to know what bracelets they like, how their divorce is going, has the baby arrived yet, oh-you are a leap year baby!

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