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Taller team aims to take down conference leaders | FALCON WINTER SPORTS PREVIEW

  • Nov 28, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Nov 30, 2014 at 10:35AM

It would have been easy to miss the Falcon boys basketball team last season when South Whidbey won only six games.

Building on sophomore class, girls try for more wins, playoffs | FALCON WINTER SPORTS PREVIEW

  • Nov 28, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Nov 30, 2014 at 10:36AM

The upswing for South Whidbey girls basketball may start this season. After struggling with a squad loaded with freshmen and sophomores last year to three wins and missing the postseason, this year’s team will need to play poised on offense and disciplined on defense. Almost 30 girls turned out to play Falcon hoops.

Manager of Whidbey pharmacy considers move into medical marijuana business

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Dec 1, 2014 at 10:44AM

Adam Lind, a longtime front-end retail manager at a well-known Whidbey pharmacy, may be getting into the marijuana business.

Watershed Stewards, South Whidbey schools stoke the fires of science

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey sixth and seventh-grade students are learning firsthand about Puget Sound’s aquatic ecosystem through the Langley Middle School Oceanography Program. The program provides students with the opportunity to learn through field-based studies at South Whidbey Harbor marina in Langley and lab studies in the classroom.

Writers strive to write 50,000 words in 30 days for national event

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

American writer Jessamyn West once commented that writing is a solitary occupation, that one must be alone, “slightly savage,” and uninterrupted if he or she is to complete a work. During November, thousands of writers the world over turn the often-solitary art into a community event, striving to pen the rough draft of a 50,000-word novel in 30 days.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | The holidays are here, and good times too

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Record has some screwy deadlines this week due to the holidays, so as I write this column Wednesday morning I’m forecasting that by the time it’s read my sore stomach from gorging on too much Thanksgiving turkey will likely have faded and my wallet already be significantly lighter from Black Friday spending. I’ll have slept in to 7 a.m. at least twice, defeated the digital forces of evil and begun feeling the shame of what will almost certainly be a holiday video game binge, laughed, argued, cried or all three with family and begun my casing of Whidbey lots for the best deals on this year’s Christmas tree.

South Whidbey community celebrates outdoor basketball court's opening

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey residents have a brand new basketball court, courtesy of the South Whidbey Rotary Club.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Island Transit’s board just doesn’t get it

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I couldn’t agree more with your editorial about the transit board actions in selecting an interim director. They do not seem to get it. They were charged with supervising the supervision of the transit system. They failed in that duty as defined by the state audit.

Golf cart zones approved by Island County commissioners

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 12:00PM

Island County residents now have the option of making their neighborhoods golf cart friendly. Commissioners unanimously approved a new ordinance Monday that provides the framework for creating golf cart zones in rural areas, and named Beverly Beach the county’s first approved area.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Celebration for Tucker Stevens was great

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, dear friends and family, What an amazing turnout and event on Saturday, Nov. 15, in honor of Tucker Stevens. Thanks to all of you who helped plan and execute a complex celebration and all who attended, despite the chilly air, the walk down to the bonfire at the marina. Thanks to the mayor and the city for the surprise recognition of Tucker’s contribution to the City of Langley and especially to Mayor Fred McCarthy for leading us in the personalized sing-a-long to commemorate a life well-lived. Thanks to the band members who played a rousing rendition of “When the Saints Go Marching In” without former knowledge that this was a piece Tucker had requested at his memorial service.

Election recount begins Monday

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 2:00PM

A mandatory machine recount will be necessary for the position of Island County Commissioner, District 3.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Tusen Takk for a 15th annual great Nordic Fest

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, Your local Datters of Norway lodge, Ester Moe #39, would like to thank each and every one of those who came to our 15th annual Nordic Fest, held at South Whidbey High School on Nov. 8. It was one of our most fun fests, ever. This is partly because of our wonderful high school staffers — Leo our custodian, and Sandy, Jean and Susie in the kitchen, who absolutely save our lives. Every year! It is partly because of Trinity Lutheran (and especially Robin), who lets us come and make all that lefse throughout October and has been so supportive in so many other ways. It is partly because of our wonderful local Boy Scouts, who brought their strong backs and trucks to our aid.

Rotary opens tree and wreath stand

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 4:00PM

Members of the Whidbey Westside Rotary Club were busy as elves over the past few weeks gathering greens and making wreaths for the opening of the organization’s tree stand in Bayview.

Smaller team looks past dual meet to postseason tournament | FALCON WINTER SPORTS PREVIEW

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Nov 30, 2014 at 10:35AM

Odds are that South Whidbey’s wrestling team is going to lose most of its head-to-head meets this season. With less than a dozen players on the squad, the Falcons will forfeit several of the lighter weights, meaning that before they even start the match, they will trail in dual meets against Cascade Conference opponents.

Port project to boost Langley commerce

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Dec 1, 2014 at 9:19AM

Port of South Whidbey officials are hoping more marina work may spell more business for Langley next summer and in years to come. The port is engaged in an effort to make the outer edge of the new floating breakwater available for large ships to tie up. The goal is to have the additional space available by Memorial Day, May 25, according to Angi Mozer, executive director for the port.

South Whidbey schools to start late Tuesday

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 6:58PM

School will start two hours later than usual Tuesday, South Whidbey School District officials have announced.

Pearl Harbor Day observed

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 4:00PM

Members of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association Cascade Chapter 5, along with Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, will remember all those killed on Dec. 7, 1941 during the surprise Japanese attack against the United States in Hawaii.

Snowfall brings smiles for some, headaches for others

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 4:11PM

South Whidbey got a healthy dose of snow this weekend, which led to fun for some and troubles for others.

Interim Commissioner Aubrey Vaughan takes last vote for Island County

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 4:00PM

In his last meeting as an appointed Island County District 3 commissioner, Aubrey Vaughan urged the future board to cooperate.

Grass roots campaign wins Hannold election

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 6:00PM

North Whidbey resident and Republican Rick Hannold will take office later this week as Island County’s District 3 commissioner.

Falcon offense rests on freshman Pope’s shoulders

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 6:00PM

On the eve of the Falcon boys basketball team’s first game, first-year head coach Mike Washington was a little nervous, a little anxious.

DUI patrols increase

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 6:00PM

Beginning last month, law enforcement agencies across the state ramped up DUI patrols, including in Island County.

CORRECTED | Diking District proposes assessment: Residents worry tax caters to farmers, leaving homeowners with bill but no benefit

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 3:17PM

More than 50 Maxwelton landowners will likely see their property taxes go up next year as Diking District 2 commissioners are poised to adopt the area’s first assessment in recent memory.

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