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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.

Darting animal causes Clinton-area car crash

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 6:00AM

A FedEx Home Delivery driver veered off Ewing Road in Clinton and head-on into a power pole Tuesday morning.

Walk-on ferries’ funding sought by Port of South Whidbey

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Port of South Whidbey is one step closer to obtaining funding for expanded usage at South Whidbey Harbor.

EDITORIAL | No easy solution for Langley tavern

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Controversy over Mo’s Pub and Eatery in Langley raised its ugly head again last week, and unfortunately it won’t be the last time. No, this quarrel will endure as the decision years ago to permit such an activity in a residential area is without a clear solution. How can there be? Neighbors have a legitimate right to peace and quiet, and business owner Maureen Cooke has the equal right to run her tavern — Langley city code says so.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Report ferry-line cutters please

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

Editor, I just called in my first report — easy peasy. If we don’t report all cutters there will be no reason for anyone to wait in line. If there are no consequences these people won’t stop and others will follow. On Saturday, I spoke with the man immediately behind the cutter and he didn’t report because it did not impact him. No regard for the car waiting up the hill who will not get on the next ferry because of this cutter.

Red Wolves whip Whidbey wrestlers

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey wrestling fell to Cedarcrest, the third team loss to a Cascade Conference opponent this season, on Jan. 23.

Community dancing fills Bayview Hall

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

A lively evening of dancing is planned from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays at Bayview Hall, 5642 Bayview Road, Langley.

La Conner beats Falcon girls

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey suffered its third straight loss by double digits to La Conner, 35-23 on Saturday.

Brackenwood captures human experiences

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 12:00PM

This February, Brackenwood Gallery presents a large spectrum of art capturing the human experience of “Eroticism, Intimacy and the Space Between.”

Newlyweds win ‘Super’ big | Clinton couple heads to Super Bowl 48 with all-expenses-paid trip

  • Feb 2, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 11:27AM

Newlywed Clinton residents Amanda and Chris Peters are now Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks fans.

PUBLISHER'S COLUMN | A newspaper is a historical record

  • Feb 2, 2014 at 8:00AM

With every edition of the South Whidbey Record, events are recorded for posterity. On a regular basis, as I unlock my office door, there is someone poring through archives of Whidbey’s newspapers, furiously taking notes.

Coupeville girls bounce back from deficit, secure playoff spot

  • Feb 2, 2014 at 10:00AM

Coupeville secured a District 1 playoff berth at the expense of its rival, the South Whidbey girls basketball team, 48-38 Tuesday night.

Langley 8th graders learn amongst the trees

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:46AM

Chairs were replaced by logs, desks by laps and textbooks by the real thing — nature. Students went beyond the controlled environment of a typical classroom and into the forest this week.

Roaming Radish wins business of the month

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 6:00AM

Freeland business Roaming Radish was recognized as the Freeland Chamber of Commerce business of the month for January during the organization’s meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Take a lesson from the Swedes

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Having just returned from a month-long stay at our other home in Sweden where we have real health care — a system where citizens pay no out-of-pocket expenses — among many more benefits of a social democratic society, we might share a few ideas about meaningful freedom, respect and responsibility.

Langley reviews public arts plan

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 8:00AM

Public art is coming to Langley. The city council will review an ordinance that would create the Langley Arts Commission at the council meeting Monday, Feb. 3.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Minimum wage increase is awful

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, To Congressmen Larsen: Increasing the minimum wage is the worst thing you could do to an economy struggling to gain traction and recover. What absolutely slays me is supporters of an increased minimum wage’s inability to answer this simple question: If raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour won’t harm employers and is good for business, why don’t we just make the minimum wage $40 per hour, or $100 per hour for that matter? Like so many other positions you take, you have this one dead wrong.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Hopeful for street resurfacing

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, My husband and I purchased our property at 420 Island View Lane in Langley in 1972 and like other property owners have paid taxes, in our case for 42 years.

‘Artists in Love’ at Raven Rocks

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

Raven Rocks Gallery presents the Seventh Annual “Artists in Love, with Life and Each Other” show featuring the art of Mary Jo Oxrieder and Windwalker Taibi. The show will run from Feb. 3 to March 3. An opening reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 at Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road C-101, Greenbank.

Funicular gets tacit Council of Governments go-ahead

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 6:00AM

Langley’s plan to move people up and down the Camano Avenue bluff got another nod in the right direction for a funding windfall.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 6:00AM

Amanda Robles and Frank Kaminski are the proud parents of a new baby daughter, Allison Nicole Robles-Kaminski. Allison was born on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 and weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.

Acting Langley police chief gets job extension

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Dave Marks has at least a few more days as the acting chief of the Langley Police Department. After several years as an officer with city law enforcement, Marks was appointed as the acting chief in August when former chief Randy Heston retired. The contract was for six months and is set to expire Feb. 15, three days before the council’s second meeting of the month.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Grateful for the caregivers

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, I had the privilege to attend the opening reception at the Brackenwood Gallery in Langley to see and learn about the work of Sarah Wallace. She was an accomplished artist, known and loved by many within our island community. The exhibit highlighted a few of her early paintings, but the main focus was on her amazing artwork that came about, developed and changed during her long journey with Alzheimer’s disease, diagnosed in 2001. The exhibit is called, “Transitions.”

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Avoiding animal was right action

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I’m writing regarding the story you ran on the front page of the Jan. 29 edition, about the FedEx driver who hit a power pole.

Building, real estate community pressures Island county to re-open Fridays

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 6:00AM

Builders and real estate brokers are pressuring the county to re-open county offices on Fridays, calling the policy “devastating” to their industries.

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