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The women of South Whidbey Fire/EMS: changing perceptions one fire at a time

The fire service has traditionally been dominated by men, and continues to…

 

SW Record examines complex sanctuary debate

The sanctuary city topic in Langley has dominated headlines in The Record…

 

Langley City Council to conduct first reading of sanctuary city resolution Tuesday night

A first reading of a resolution declaring Langley a sanctuary city will…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

 

Langley Ethics Board adds new member

Langley’s ethics board has a new member. Bob French, a Langley resident,…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Habitat for Humanity of Island County to build another home for a low-income family

Habitat for Humanity of Island County is at it again. The local…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Lone Lake to be restocked with trout

Fishermen wielding bows and arrows will take to Lone Lake this April…

Commissioners deny grant, calling Coupeville anti-Navy

Firing a shot across the bow of any communities that decide to…

Supreme Court denies commissioners’ request to reconsider

The state Supreme Court last week denied the Island County commissioners’ request…

I-COM receives finding in audit

The state Auditor’s Office found that I-COM dispatch center had inadequate controls…

Skagit County inmate recovering after suicide attempt at Island County jail

An inmate at the Island County jail who tried to killed himself…

Updated design plans, construction details for the new Mukilteo ferry terminal at open house

Washington State Ferries is inviting the public to an open house Wednesday,…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Around 200 gather for sanctuary city meeting at Langley church

Nearly 200 people attended an educational community meeting Thursday night at the…

Death with dignity: Freeland woman fights to make assisted suicide less taboo

Vocal, independent and opinionated, Theo Wells has spent much of her life…

South Whidbey High Risk State Park?

Instead of permanently shuttering 46 campgrounds at South Whidbey State Park to…

Langley Middle School transition plans announced

Maxwelton Road will be a busy place in the morning on school…

Sex offender moves to Greenbank, cops to hold community meeting

A level two sex offender has moved to Greenbank and will be…

Hospital seeks photography donations for new wing

Hospital seeks photography donations for new wing

  • Feb 11th, 2017

Ace evacuated after stove ‘poof’

A propane fire insert on display in the center of the store…

Salmon season to start next week

After Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced the delay of…

  • Feb 11th, 2017

Ferry passenger who refuses to pay causes back-up, sailing delay

A ferry customer who refused to pay for a ticket Friday morning…

Volunteers needed to help Whidbey Veterans Resource Center

Training offered by South Whidbey group

Whidbey talent show expands its search

Organizers of Whidbey Has Talent are searching farther and wider to add…

Looking at ways to bring affordable housing to Whidbey

New government regulations adding to costs

Coupeville port sued for wrongful termination

Citing a state whistle-blower law, the former executive director for the Port…

Freeland trail work may begin next month

Construction on the fourth section of what county government dreams will one…

Clipper vacations will stop by in Langley

Whale watching season is on the horizon, and Clipper Vacations is planning…

Tiny homes are in Langley’s future

A tiny home community is in Langley’s future. The Langley City Council…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Sanctuary vote tabled; critics of proposal speak up at city council meeting

Monday night’s Langley City Council meeting did not include a decision on…

Garbage piling up at solid waste facility, county asks for dumping hiatus

Island residents asked to hold onto their trash for the weekend

Kids swap books for boards, sleds and skis after Monday snowfall

South Whidbey residents were quick to take advantage of about two inches…

Driver ditches wrecked vehicle near Bailey’s Corner

The driver of a vehicle that crashed into a power pole near…

Congressman Larsen calls for the end of orca captivity

Congressman Rick Larsen is calling on Congress to end orca whale captivity…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Langley woman accused of power-tool assault

A Langley woman is accused of attacking her estranged husband with a…

Long-range state parks plan says camping at South Whidbey State Park a no-go

The trees will remain, overnight camping will not. That’s the verdict of…

Gardner resigns from WhidbeyHealth board

Applicants needed to fill another vacant seat

Sanctuary city? Yea or nay, Langley council to decide Monday

The Langley City Council is expected to vote on a resolution Monday…

School Districts face levy-lid crisis; Legislature considers one-year extension

By GRACE SWANSON WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA, Feb. 1 — With…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Cattle feeders with pollution plans seek Clean Air Act permit exemption

By ENRIQUE PéREZ DE LA ROSA WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA —…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Task force discusses steps toward affordable housing on Whidbey Island

New government regulations adding to costs

Nichols ferry gets warm welcome in American Samoa

When Nichols Brothers Boat Builders employee Jim Stach departed South Whidbey onboard…

Langley arms cops with opioid antidote

Tucked away inside each of the defibrillator boxes carried by Langley Police…

Audit shows Island Transit is on right path

More than two years down the road from financial havoc, Island Transit…

Trump decisions touch Whidbey Island

For better or worse, President Donald Trump’s actions have already touched Whidbey…

Investigators are looking for witnesses to pedestrian fatality

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help with…

Coupeville to hold workshop Tuesday for EIS comment

The Coupeville Town Council will hold a special workshop to discuss the…

Port of South Whidbey, Goosefoot close to hammering out commercial kitchen deal

A major overhaul of the commercial kitchen in the Coffman Building at…

  • Jan 28th, 2017

Langley’s record tax revenue data for 2016 revealed

The Record reported earlier this month that City of Langley officials boasted…

  • Jan 28th, 2017

Langley named fifth happiest seaside town in America

After going toe-to-toe with charming towns such as Cape May, New Jersey…

  • Jan 28th, 2017

Rent still a contributor to homelessness of South Whidbey

Volunteers for Point in Time count look far and wide to gauge Island homelessness

Trump’s sanctuary city order could cost Langley $1.4 million

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Wednesday could halt…