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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.

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 | 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.

Study proposes full Langley police staff, neither option allows 24/7 coverage

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

A months-long study of whether the Langley Police Department should have three or four officers, set to be discussed by city leaders Tuesday night, concludes that four officers are needed.

South Whidbey port commissioner's appointment extended two weeks

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 8:00AM

Commissioners at the Port of South Whidbey plan to appoint a representative for Position 2 during a special meeting tentatively scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Whidbey's youths get $5,600 boost to stay active

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Healthy Island Youth Initiative received a big boost from three donations totaling $5,600.

‘Not your typical girl’ | South Whidbey resident featured in national beer advertising campaign for hard work, dedication

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Jacqueline Gabelein is awake and leaving for the gym by 3:45 a.m. She trains for an hour and is back at her home by 5:30 a.m. to get started on her chores, starting the fire and packing lunches.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey Sweetheart Band Dance a success

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, On behalf of the SWHS and LMS Jazz Bands, under the direction of Chris Harshman and Jess Monett, respectively, and the Performing Arts Boosters, we’d like to thank all the folks who attended our annual Sweetheart Big Band Dance fundraiser, Feb. 1.

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.

Legislative bill may mean tax shift for farmers

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

A proposed change to a law aimed at preserving farmland and open space could result in higher taxes for some Washington property owners, including in Island County.

Whidbey Veterans Resource Center opens remodeled spaces

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 12:41PM

Remodeling the space was paid for by a grant from Puget Sound Energy. The center assists veterans and their families with Veterans Affairs services and other benefits from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, and by appointment. Veteran peer support groups meet at 5 p.m. Mondays for women and Tuesday for men and women.

Downed tree breaks radiator during windy Whidbey weekend

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 8:00AM

A tree knocked down by high winds over the weekend poked through the front-end of a car, damaging its radiator.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Support downtown Freeland sewer plan

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, We’re all familiar with the saying, “Some Things Never Change” — but I’m writing to say that just maybe some things DO change.

Three Falcon wrestlers make Mat Classic

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

Oh, what could have been for the South Whidbey wrestling team.

South Whidbey wrestlers ready for final fights at Mat Classic XXVI

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 4:03PM

Three South Whidbey wrestlers were guaranteed a spot in the 1A Mat Classic, the statewide wrestling tournament in Tacoma on Friday, Feb. 21.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

Liv Grace Gilmore, Emerie Ella Link, Eli Henry Simmer, Isaac James Holton, Katherine Aria Couts, Nora Rose Graff, Gavin Alexander Carte, Karis Elyse Leukhardt, and Evelyn Rose Stachlowski.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Langley murder is no mystery to me

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

So, word is a murderer is loose in Langley? Well, well, well, I just happen to have a list of suspects, all of whom have been hiding right under my nose for months. That’s right, the villain is clearly an employee of the South Whidbey Record.

Freeland gains two supporters for sewer plan

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Freeland Water and Sewer District’s latest plans for sewers in Freeland received a small but ringing endorsement last week.

Several weeks late, South Whidbey fire boat near completion

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS Chief Rusty Palmer reported Tuesday morning the district’s nearly $500,000 fire boat is close to completion and delivery.

State Rep. Hayes’ bill passes House

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

State Rep. Dave Hayes had a bill move through the Washington State House of Representatives that affects law enforcement throughout the state.

Sheriff's report | Mumbling, BB gun shots, porn study

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, south precinct.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey first responders were great

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, Thursday, Feb. 13, proved to be a beautiful day for a horseback ride in the Putney and Metcalf preserve. My friend and I were remarking on how easy the horses were moving and how nice the trails were. Forty minutes into the ride, her horse stumbled and in a second she was face down on the trail, unconscious and bleeding.

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