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Langley parks, open space member sought

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Langley’s Parks and Open Space Commission needs a volunteer member to help shape the city’s future parks. Part of the commission’s duties is to advise the Langley City Council about long-range parks and open space planning, such as amending the parks element of the city’s comprehensive plan.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | More problems face First Street than views

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I want to criticize the editorial, “First Street proposal was not a good fit,” written by Justin Burnett in the July 12 edition of the South Whidbey Record. Just a week after the newspaper asked the community what they want from their community newspaper, he wrote a scathing editorial about the Francisco commercial proposal in Langley.

Langley historic group has open spot

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Langley’s Historic Preservation Commission needs a new member to help shape and maintain the city’s historic character.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Vet response to pet crisis was awesome

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, As part-time island residents, my family has had little need for veterinary assistance for our animals, who travel with us every summer. This past Saturday morning, however, our little Schnauzer took on an opponent that was more than she bargained for, causing her to suffer serious injury. After frantically calling area vets, we found the only one open on Saturday morning was South Whidbey Animal Clinic. As we approached the clinic with our wounded Daisy, we found the Clinic’s staff on the sidewalk waiting for us. They immediately took her to stabilize her and assess the injuries. They acted with calm professionalism, understanding and compassion.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | This letter to the editor is ‘The last time’

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, I guess this letter to the editor should be called “The Last Time.” I am only writing this to thank Mr. Freeman for responding to my first letter.

Funding for Island County sex offender program

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Island County Sheriff’s Department will receive $75,778 for the Registered Sex Offender Address and Residency Verification Program. State funding in the amount of $4.8 million was allotted in 2012 to local law enforcement for fiscal year 2012 under state code for the verification of sex and kidnapping offenders.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Newspaper’s website needs some work

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor Regarding your request for suggestions for the online version of The Record.

Fire district sounds alarm for volunteers

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

When Holly Slothower wanted to find a way to better her future and gain some life skills, she found a great opportunity with Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue.

Whidbey officer to break pull-up record

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:00PM

A petty officer stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station plans to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “Most Pullups in 24 hours” on July 26. Mike McCastle said he is performing the feat to raise awareness and funds to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project, and will support a full range of programs and services for this generation of injured veterans and their families.

Northup brilliant on mound in first elimination game

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jul 18, 2014 at 8:45AM

Central Whidbey’s season came to a crashing end Monday at the Little League junior All-Stars softball tournament at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

Whidbey Navy base hosts open house, 5K

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

Whidbey Island Naval Air station will host an open house and 5K for the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Ault Field. A 5K run along the base’s flight line will begin at 9 a.m. with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. Aircraft displays include the EA-18G Growler, EA-6B Prowler, P-3C Orion and MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter, and two unmanned aerial vehicles, the Scan Eagle and an Integrator.

Former Falcon Supang returns with soccer camp

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

Joseph Supang, a former South Whidbey High School soccer player who went on to play at Seattle University and for the Botswana men’s national team, will return next month for a soccer camp.

Fun, achievement are Whidbey woman’s reasons for running Ragnar

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 11:29AM

A special type of person willingly signs up to run distance races, like the Northwest Passage Ragnar Relay that ends in Langley today.

Hay farming tradition still strong in Village by the Sea

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 4:01PM

Hay farming is in full swing on Whidbey Island, as seen here in Langley this week.

Island County to consider fairground contract next week

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Island County commissioners agreed Wednesday to find a contractor to manage the fairgrounds for one year.

WAIF taps Oak Harbor’s P&L Construction for new shelter

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Oak Harbor-based P&L Construction will build the new animal shelter in Coupeville, with ground breaking slated for late July.

Freeland author to relaunch children’s book on 90th birthday

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Jacquie Milligan has been many things: painter, mother, writer for shows like “Hawaii 5-O” and “The Mickey Mouse Club,” Boeing customer support specialist, founding member of the Whidbey Island Writers Conference Committee, “ardent fan” of Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo and published children’s book author—to name a few.

Fired Langley cop sues city, police for ‘retaliation’

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jul 22, 2014 at 11:25AM

A former Langley police officer is taking the city, the police guild and its new police chief to Island County Superior Court.

Whidbey General Hospital CEO to hang up hat

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 20, 2014 at 1:49PM

Whidbey General Hospital commissioners are putting together a list of criteria to help them find the perfect chief executive officer, according to Commissioner Ron Wallin.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Maddox’s swim was a lesson for us all

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

The ole personal column, perhaps the most challenging part of being a community newspaper editor. My predecessor once told me, “Anyone can write about something, the trick is learning to write about nothing, week after week.”

Alleged Freeland hand slicer lands in court

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

A 46-year-old Freeland man is accused of slicing another man on the hand with a knife during an argument about video surveillance, court documents state.

Golf course parking kerfuffle drives Holmes Harbor Sewer District to lawsuit

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jul 21, 2014 at 8:46AM

Push came to shove over a parking squabble at a Freeland golf course this week, and the dispute, along with the fate of the fairways themselves, may soon be in the hands of the courts.

Red Cross islanders help apartment fire victims

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Nine volunteers from Islands Chapter American Red Cross helped set up for people displaced by an apartment fire in Mt. Vernon on July 2.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Treasurer’s answer to question was wrong

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, On July 10, the three Island County treasurer candidates participated in the League of Women Voters’ forum in Coupeville. Six questions were asked and answered by all candidates. Challenges were made in response to answers given; in response to statements made during one of those challenges, I followed up with the Island County Auditor’s Office for clarification of a statement made by Ana Maria Nuñez.

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