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Senior Center building friendships, bucking isolation

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 2:00PM

Senior Services of Island County is on an 18-year-old mission to fight senior isolation and loneliness.

Island County Facilities seeks consulting firms

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Facilities Management Department of Island County is seeking qualified consulting firms to conduct a study of administrative spaces as a preliminary step to a future Master Planning effort.

Heart screenings at Island Athletic Club

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

Whidbey General Hospital is offering Heartwise screenings at the Island Athletic Club in Freeland.

SWHS spring sports participation numbers steady from past season

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

Perhaps driven by the promise of unusually warm winter temperatures and early sunshine, South Whidbey High School students continued to turn out for spring sports.

Ethics board members hard to find in Langley

  • Mar 11, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Mar 17, 2015 at 2:18PM

It’s been more than eight months since Langley greenlighted the creation of an ethics board, yet the group is still without a single member.

Both boys, girls teams reload with top talent | Falcon spring preview

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 3:53PM

Filling the shoes of a host of seniors, some of whom set school records, will be a tough task for South Whidbey track and field athletes.

Sewer district green lights feasibility study for eyed treatment plant site

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 16, 2015 at 11:38AM

A $66,000 feasibility study approved this week may determine the future location of a proposed sewer treatment plant in Freeland.

Taste of state not enough for senior-laden squad | Falcon spring preview

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 4:00PM

Being eliminated from the state 1A boys soccer tournament quarterfinal round in 2014 left much to be desired for the South Whidbey Falcons.

South Whidbey High School competes in state Poetry Out Loud competition

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 6:00PM

Chloe Hood, a student at South Whidbey High School, participated in the state Poetry Out Loud competition March 7, according to a recent press release.

Boys regroup, girls focus on title chase | Falcon spring preview

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 6:00PM

Golf on South Whidbey had a promising start after a close loss to Kamiak and Lake Stevens high schools in a short jamboree Thursday.

Freeland dojo Tiger Martial Arts still kicking after 10 years

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 6:00AM

Wendi Barker, owner of Tiger Martial Arts in Freeland, began her first karate class in Boston at age 30, after her son RJ was born with spina bifida.

Governor to speak at Island County EDC lunch

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 6:00AM

Gov. Jay Inslee will be the keynote speaker at the Island County Economic Development Council’s annual membership luncheon 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 24 in Oak Harbor.

EDITORIAL | Elected officials have a duty to respond

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 6:00AM

More and more often these days one hears elected officials from a range of small governments say they’d rather not talk to the newspaper. I’m just an individual, they say, and can’t speak for the board. Contact an administrator or designated spokesman. Rubbish.

Cutting back on errors a major key to success | Falcon spring preview

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

Inexperience and a small roster led to lots of losses and even more errors for the 2014 Falcon fastpitch team.

South Whidbey fourth grader pens Seahawks poem

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

Richie Hinojos, a fourth-grade student at South Whidbey Elementary School, used one of the class’ new Google Chromebooks to write and process his feelings after the Seahawks’ Super Bowl loss to the Patriots.

Tokitae set to return to Clinton route in late March

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Mar 16, 2015 at 12:25PM

The state’s newest ferry will return to service on the South End this month.

Langley High School alumni reunite to reminisce

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 10:00AM

For the group of 15 men seated around the lunch table at Holmes Harbor Rod and Gun Club, the conversation quickly shoots from discussion of one’s upcoming vacation to recollections of another’s family antics and yet another’s deceased loved one. The men are all alumni of the former Langley High School. The eldest members of the group graduated in 1944 while the youngest graduated from high school in 1955.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Sen. Bailey’s vote casts climate doubt

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 10:00AM

Editor, Call me old fashioned, but I still think it’s important to keep track of how our elected officials are representing their constituents.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Why not extend funicular line?

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 12:00PM

Editor, The Record’s online comments regarding the Langley funicular contain delightful input from Bob Prasch. He wrote, “Why take [the funicular] just to the top of the bluff? Why not all the way to DeBruyn Ave to conquer that long steep hill too? There can be ‘stations’ at Cascade, Anthes, and Park avenues along the way. Chimed music (like the kind you hear from an ice cream truck) can emanate from the vestibules as they go by. People from places like Lynnwood and Renton would be coming to Langley in droves! Maybe even Oak Harbor too!”

Langley Chamber director set to retire

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 12:00PM

Marc Esterly, executive director of the Langley Chamber of Commerce, announced his resignation and retirement Thursday.

Langley City Council looks at land swap, firehouse surplus

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 1:00PM

Property is the top topic for the Langley City Council at its upcoming Monday, March 16 meeting.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Let planner work before forming opinions

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 2:00PM

Let planner work, before opinions Editor, Watching such continuous, vociferous and intense support or opposition to a given issue makes me suspect, based on 45 years of public involvement experience, there are other underlying agendas at play: name recognition, pre-running for elected office, upset at elected official or officials for past rebukes, religious fervor, other and etc. WOW.

Sluggers ready to roll through playoffs, on to Yakima | Falcon spring preview

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 4:00PM

Surprising many, South Whidbey made a serious splash at the state 1A baseball tournament in 2014, and the Falcon sluggers are prepared to hammer their way back to the top this season.

Waterway bill clears Senate

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 4:00PM

State Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, is pushing a bill that prioritizes the environment over facial exfoliation.

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