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Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Dim the lights, turn down the heat and eat some hot soup. "

Orca whales bring in 2001

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Pods of orca whales brought in the new year in glorious fashion for islanders and ferry riders on Monday, Jan. 1. Susan Berta of the Orca Conservancy was notified of the whales' presence and followed them as best she could around the south end of the island. "

Langley looks for a new cop

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Just two months after he asked the Langley City Council for wage increases designed to keep officers in the city long term, Police Chief Bob Herzberg is looking for a new officer. "

Greenbank Farm director fired abruptly

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"In a move that took some by surprise, the Greenbank Farm Management Group fired the farm's executive director Thursday and appointed a new interim director. "

Ferry fare hike proposals to be announced

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

Ferry users on the Clinton-Mukilteo route may suffer less than others when proposed fare increases are announced on Jan. 4 by the Washington State Ferries' Tariff Policy Committee.

"Anacortes, Lynnwood win Whidbey basketball tournament"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"South Whidbey's girl Falcons return to league play Friday night after spending last weekend as co-hosts of the South Whidbey Invitational Tournament. The Falcons won their tournament opener over Lynnwood last Thursday, but couldn't duplicate the effort in the championship game Friday against Anacortes "

South Whidbey's year in sports

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

"The year 2000 may well be one of the most memorable in South Whidbey sports history. Athletic records fell and sporting milestones were achieved. One was the state tennis title won by Lindsay Sievers, Jenny Saephan and Megan Forbes, who shocked even their coach Tom Kramer with the championship. "

Wrapping up some 2000 stories

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Several stories received considerable publicity on South Whidbey in 2000 but were left dangling. Here's how they stand at the present moment.

Holiday burglaries return to South Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Burglars targeting both homes and businesses on South Whidbey during the past month-and-a-half have done their damage mostly during the holiday periods.

Remember 2000

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

"The memorable events of the past year, as reported in the pages of The South Whidbey Record. "

A&E Calendar

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Arts and entertainment on South Whidbey.

Highway crash injures 2

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

A rural mail carrier who failed to yield to oncoming traffic Tuesday afternoon, apparently caused an accident that sent her and a 69-year-old man to the hospital.

Langley modifies megahouse rules

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Stepping back from a rule proposed in August that would have limited the size of houses within the city limits to 5,000 square feet, the Langley City Council gave a preliminary nod to a regulation that would restrict house size without a concrete upper limit.

County pays hotel-motel tax recipients

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Glossy tourism brochures, visitors information centers, and a county-wide tourism promotion effort scored big money this week when Island County handed out more than $84,000 in tourism-specific tax receipts.

South Whidbey company makes digital connection

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

In a seventh-floor office space in the Everett Mutual Tower, it is always 72 degrees and sunny.

New officer joins Langley force

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Langley has a new police officer. If you are looking for her, you can’t miss her.

Long shot grant could buy new county road

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Were it not for the lack of a side road in the 1.7 miles between Houston and Race roads, it would be possible to drive to Oak Harbor without using Highway 525 and Highway 20.

Sno-Isle libraries plan budget cuts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Talent show wows crowd

  • Nov 21, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

It’s not often Jim Freeman is unable to get a kid to hop on stage and do just about anything.

Residents blast county's weed-spraying policy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

A coalition of Whidbey Island residents concerned with the countyís policy of spraying roadside vegetation with herbicides gathered at Mondayís county commissionersí meeting to air their grievances.

Controversial Exxon station opens as Shell

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Without much fanfare, a new gas station and convenience store at the intersection of Highway 525 and Fish Road in Freeland opened Saturday.

Budget-cutting mood doesn’t kill firefighters’ raise

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Though expecting to lose about $80,000 in expected income next year due to Initiative 747 and falling investment interest rates, the three commissioners of Fire Protection District 3 agreed last week to reimburse district volunteers a higher rate and pay more in stipends for administrative help.

Live-fire training vital for district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Fire District burns houses as teaching tool

Fishing gear to be removed

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Professional divers will soon be ridding Puget Sound of some of its “derelict gear,” the technical name given to the hundreds of tons of fishing debris — such as lost or abandoned nets and crab pots — that poses a significant threat to salmon and other native wildlife.

Navy jet crashes near Forks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

The Navy is investigating the crash of a jet from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. It went down Thursday afternoon on the Olympic Peninsula near Forks.

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