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Animal interests among top concerns for Island County fairgrounds changes

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:17AM

Animal safety and comfort, failed bonds and adequate demand were among the chief worries spoken at a public presentation Tuesday about drastic changes proposed for the Island County fairgrounds.

Port of South Whidbey commissioner to be appointed

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Port of South Whidbey Commissioners will meet Tuesday to appoint a commissioner for District 2, Langley. The board will interview candidates and go into executive session to review the qualifications of each candidate. After the review, they will re-open the meeting to the public and appoint a new commissioner for the position previously held by Chris Jerome.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Karla Jacks is the right person for District 3

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Our good friend and longtime Camano Island resident Karla Jacks is running this year for the Island County Commissioner District No. 3 position representing Camano Island and North Whidbey.

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

Valeria Patricia Torres and Cade Michael Romano.

Island Dance leaps into contemporary for combined performance

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

Dancers across the island are combining the energy of competition with the strength of technique for the first time in the upcoming performance INFUSION of Dance.

Ferries holds Mukilteo terminal public hearing

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 3:00PM

People can speak their piece at a public hearing on the proposed Mukilteo Ferry Terminal from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mukilteo City Hall.

Fire alarm results in Langley Middle School evacuation

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 4:33PM

Reports of a possible fire at Langley Middle School resulted in a facility-wide evacuation Monday. South Whidbey Fire/EMS crews responded to the 3 p.m. incident and found "heat and smoke" in an upstairs room of the historical two-story brick building, but no fire.

Whidbey General Hospital officials respond to state audit findings

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 6:00AM

Several employees at Whidbey General Hospital are seeing some smaller paychecks thanks to a snafu in a new payroll system.

Draft marijuana ordinance released by Island County

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 7:00AM

A new ordinance regulating pot businesses restricts the appearance of the buildings and land associated with marijuana to ensure it “does not disrupt the character” of surrounding areas.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Jazz Band exceeded fundraiser goal

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Langley Middle School Jazz Band would like to say thank you to all the businesses and individuals who purchased tulips or made donations to help us attend the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho. We were able to exceed our goal and sold 838 tulips this year. We appreciate the support of our wonderful community and hope everyone enjoys their tulips.

Grant sought to expose Langley creek

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Langley is looking for funding to shed some light on the long-hidden Brookhaven Creek that runs under the city and into Saratoga Passage. City leaders approved a grant application to help pay for an estimated $57,627 project that would bring about 50 feet of the creek to the surface. The grant would come from the Whidbey Island Conservation District, and the city’s mayor said Langley would only move forward with the project if it received the grant.

After 42 years, volunteerism runs in Gary Gabelein’s veins

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

Whidbey Island has a strong volunteer ethic that’s fueled by an involved citizenry committed to supporting their causes, communities and neighbors.

South Whidbey Academy students try hand at grant giving

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

For a group of students at South Whidbey Academy, it’s time to give back to their community.

Filter blamed for Langley Middle School fire scare

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 2:52PM

Reports of a fire at Langley Middle School resulted in a facility-wide evacuation Monday.

Early Island County transportation meetings see hiccup

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

The county kicked off a series of transportation-related public meetings this week, attracting residents with a wide range of priorities.

School bell irks Langley Middle School neighbors

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Neighbors of Langley Middle School gritted their teeth through a noisy night this past weekend. Brian Miller, director of facilities for the South Whidbey School District, confirmed the school’s bell system went haywire and rang uninterrupted for at least five hours.

Langley man wanted for suspected child rape

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

A 23-year-old Langley man accused of child rape is wanted on a $300,000 arrest warrant, court documents state.

Bakery partnership is a WIN-win

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:00PM

At 11 p.m. when most people are asleep, Kelly Baugh is grinding fresh red wheat and starting a large batch of bread.

Two candidates seek Port of South Whidbey seat

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 2:19PM

One more name was added to the running for Port of South Whidbey’s District 2 Commissioner, representing Langley. Dean Enell of Langley submitted his name to the port on Monday, Feb. 24 contesting Langley resident Ed Halloran for the position.

Island County ’s law library struggles to stay afloat

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:57AM

Island County law library officials are asking the county to grant them $3,200 to cover a 2013 deficit and approve an increase in filing fees from $17 to $20.

Band students return with awards from Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival | KUDOS

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Students in South Whidbey High School’s jazz band program earned awards and high scores over the weekend at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho.

Training, testing environmental impact statement ready for review

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Navy has released an environmental impact statement, or EIS, looking at Navy training and testing that occurs throughout the Northwest.

Island County health contract with Whatcom continues

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Island County commissioners approved the continuation of a Healthy Communities contract with Whatcom County at Monday’s regular meeting.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | ‘Higher taxes for some’ article not too great

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, The article in the Feb. 19 edition of the South Whidbey Record had an article on “higher taxes for some.” It was full of opinions, but had no facts to back this up. I believe the legislators and voters decide whether taxes will increase on the other parcels.

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