Whidbey walkers raise money to fight cancer

Why do you walk? That question is a mantra of sorts for the millions of people who lace up their walking shoes and hit the… Continue reading


South Whidbey celebrates its children Sept. 14

Children’s Day takes over the South Whidbey Community Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Billed as “the biggest, friendliest, familiest event… Continue reading


Commissioners consider Clinton-to-Ken’s Korner paved trail once again

In 2018, county returned grant funding for project


Developers present new concept to Langley Council

An ongoing discussion over a proposed Coles Road development took a small step forward during Monday’s Langley City Council meeting. Council members gave unanimous approval… Continue reading

New Bayview fire station to open Aug. 24

By Wendy Leigh Reactions to the brand-spanking-new fire station in Bayview range from excitement to curiosity and even “Where did that big building come… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

Langley city council supports gun control

By Wendy Leigh In a unanimous vote at the Langley City Council meeting on Monday evening, Aug. 19, the council members agreed to approve… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

Buffalo abuse and submarine theft | Island Scanner

Tuesday, July 23 At 11 a.m., a caller reported that tires and rims were stolen off a deck on Custer Street. At 2:52 p.m., a… Continue reading

Two Democrats will challenge Rep. Norma Smith in 2020

Democratic candidates are getting an early start in their bid to replace two Republican state lawmakers from Island County in 2020. Democrats Scott McMullen and… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

Three people seriously injured in head-on collision Saturday

Two people were airlifted and another seriously injured in a head-on collision on State Highway 525 Saturday night. Around 6:40 p.m., a Jeep Wrangler driven… Continue reading

Souped up and sudsy: Racers in Langley’s annual Soup Box Derby readying creative rides for Aug. 25

By Wendy Leigh When Jack Healy says he’s into copper bathtubs, he isn’t joking around. That’s exactly what he’ll be “into” Sunday, Aug. 25, when… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019

Getting ready for school

Ensuring students have supplies for new year

Whidbey’s Janie Cribbs keeps on belting out the blues

By Patricia Guthrie Special to The Record Stevie Nicks, Janis Joplin, Bonnie Rait. These are just a few of the famous performers that Janie Cribbs… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

Commissioners sign contract to build mental health crisis center

Whidbey Island is a step closer to having its first facility for helping its most vulnerable citizens without taking them to the emergency room or… Continue reading

WICA brings Mueller report to stage Aug. 23

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts will present Robert Schenkkan’s “The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts” on Aug. 23. This is… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

Port of South Whidbey agrees to join Creative District effort

Langley is inching closer to becoming certifiably creative. Eight organizations have come together to form the organization Langley Creates and eventually submit an application to… Continue reading

Annual music festival on the water canceled

An annual musical event at the Langley marina has been cancelled this year, according to Port of South Whidbey Officials. Dock Stock was originally planned… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

County awards $3M to Langley for infrastructure projects

County commissioners have decided to give restorations at the Coupeville Wharf and improvements to East Langley a lift. The Island County Board of Commissioners voted… Continue reading

Port hits permit snag in planned fairgrounds renovation

Planned kitchen upgrades at the fairgrounds have hit permit snags, and the landowners are considering challenging the city over them. Port of South Whidbey commissioners… Continue reading

Hospital aims to recruit more providers, improve access

The number of unfilled positions at WhidbeyHealth is affecting patients’ access to care, which is causing some to go off island, CEO Ron Telles said… Continue reading

Island County looks to facilitate more farm worker housing

Island County is looking to make it easier for farm owners and operators to build housing for their laborers. Planning staff Monday presented recommendations to… Continue reading