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Terry Welch: Volunteer firefighter, science teacher, adventurer

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 11:00AM

Ohana. It means “family” in the Hawaiian language, and it’s how a former South Whidbey firefighter colleague described to Terry Welch what the experience of firefighting would be like.

Langley green lights port funding request

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

Langley leaders agreed to pay the Port of South Whidbey $14,712.52 for soil cleanup expenses that happened in October. Contaminated soil was found along Wharf Street when the city extended its waterline to the marina at South Whidbey Harbor. The project was integral to the Port of South Whidbey’s expansion of the marina which increased dock space significantly.

Langley Whale Center gets $10,000 from city

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Langley Whale Center is $10,000 closer to becoming reality.

South Whidbey ponders homeless at annual count

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

For some in Island County, finding a home and a safe place to live is a struggle.

Tests show driver in Halloween crash that killed OH twins was ‘clean’

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

The man accused of causing the accident that killed twin sisters from Oak Harbor last Halloween was not driving while intoxicated, according to his attorney.

Lady Knights reign over Falcons

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey girls basketball team lost its 11th game of the season Tuesday, falling 59-20 to King’s.

Deadline looms for South Whidbey fire boat

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 11:24AM

A federal funding deadline for the delivery of a nearly $500,000 catamaran for South Whidbey Fire/EMS is looming, but as of Tuesday, the boat remained in the hands of its builder.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | SW Children’s Center expresses gratitude

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, The South Whidbey Children’s Center would like to take this opportunity to thank many local businesses, foundations and individuals for their support over the past year.

WAIF hits high live-release rate

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation (WAIF) had a 92.6 percent live-release rate for 2013, the third year in a row the animal shelter broke 90 percent.

Congressman Larsen tours South Whidbey fire boat, harbor

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 3:33PM

Congressman Rick Larsen spent much of Thursday on Whidbey Island, making stops in Langley, Central Whidbey and Oak Harbor.

Sheriff's Report | Odd comments, stolen sign and wandering sheep

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

The following are 911 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office on South Whidbey.

Whidbey Reign beats Seattle United

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey Reign soccer team defeated Seattle United FC 4-0 on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Seattle.

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen outlines 2014 agenda; OLF closure is not ‘in the cards’

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 11:18AM

Now that Congress has finally passed a budget, federal legislators can get down to business, Congressman Rick Larsen said this week. Larsen outlined the next steps for Congress in the coming year and answered questions about issues on Whidbey Island during a sit-down Thursday with the South Whidbey Record.

Navy rescue team recovers injured hiker from Mount Baker

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 1:17PM

An injured hiker on Mount Baker was rescued by Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s Search and Rescue team Saturday, the U.S. Navy has announced. The 24-year-old man fell from a height of 100 feet and suffered chest injuries. He became the elite unit's first rescue of 2014, according to a Wednesday news release.

Whidbey fair officials look to brighter future

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

A proposal to make the Island County Fairgrounds more viable calls for the demolition of more than half of the facility’s 27 buildings.

Freeland trailer fire cause still unknown

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 7:00AM

The cause of a fire that destroyed a 20-foot trailer in Freeland last week remains a mystery.

Whidbey Island Farm Tour seeks farms

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Whidbey Island Farm Tour Committee needs farms for the ninth annual Whidbey Island Farm Tour.

Swing the night away | South Whidbey jazz students perform for Sweetheart Big Band Dance

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 11:00AM

The night awaits for dancers to feel the rhythm of South Whidbey’s finest music students.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | It’s time to fight back against OLF “bullies”

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 11:00AM

Editor, I have been watching this small anti-OLF group of malcontents who had buyer’s remorse. I found it hard to understand how anyone living near the Navy base could not realize that jet noise was part of the deal living there. But here they are as if the jets suddenly appeared from the blue. Then slowly it became clear these people had at least several members who were clever attorneys, as well as media and perception management savvy.

Wild end wraps boys’ hoops stunner

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Falcon boys basketball team’s bout with Cedarcrest last week ended with a last-second shot and controversy over a referee’s call.

Island County home prices see small jump in 2013

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:26AM

On the heels of a four-year downward slide, homes values in Island County may be showing signs of true and lasting recovery.

Langley fixture Dr. Ploof eyes 40-year career’s sunset

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Frank Ploof is ready to fill one last cavity, clean another molar and tell a final patient to “Say ahhhh” as a four-decade dentist in Langley.

Whidbey Reign stay alive in playoffs

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 11:00AM

The South Whidbey Reign are still in the running to move on in the U-17 soccer playoffs after splitting matches with TUSK FC and Seattle United FC this weekend.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | No obligation to drive faster than speed limit

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 11:00AM

Editor, Idiots. Some Whidbey drivers are arrogant, self-centered idiots. Twice Thursday forenoon, as I drove to and from Coupeville, an idiot woman and an idiot man passed me in a no-passing zone … with oncoming cars! These idiot-adult drivers could not accept that I had no obligation whatsoever to drive faster than the speed limit.

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