Clinton’s smallest Samaritan aims to give big, again

Weston John Dill, 5, smiles from a basket filled with stuffed animals. He’s organizing a stuffed animal drive for Christmas. - Ben Watanabe / The Record
  • Dec 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 10:23AM

Whidbey’s littlest philanthropist is at it again this holiday season, this time with a stuffed animal present drive. Weston Dill, 5, has all the passion of the world’s top givers, the likes of Bill and Melinda Gates or Warren Buffett. He’s just missing the million and billion-dollar bankroll. He makes up for it with the boundless energy of a preschooler, which is exactly what he is at Wellington Day School.


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Facility, field use, salaries on table for South Whidbey parks district

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 6:00PM

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District will discuss such matters as its facility and field use policy, and salary plan implementation, at its board meeting tonight. The district will meet at 6 p.m. in the park headquarters at 5475 Maxwelton Road, Langley.

South Whidbey School Board roles up for internal vote

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

South Whidbey School District directors will select members of the board Wednesday to serve roles as chairperson, vice chair-board auditor and legislative representative for the upcoming year. The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17 in the Community Room at South Whidbey Elementary School.

SHERIFF'S REPORT | A grizzly bear, angry landlords and attacked chickens

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

The following are 9-1-1 reports to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, South Precinct. Thursday, November 27 7:56 a.m. — A caller on Highway 525 and Classic Road saw a bear on the side of the road grazing. Caller states she looked it up and it seems to be a grizzly bear, per Google. 10:04 a.m. — A caller at the Clinton Ferry Terminal got a report of a capsized boat in the area.

Clinton man accused of hitting pedestrian with car

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

A Clinton man is accused of purposely hitting a pedestrian with a car and then driving off, court documents state. Prosecutors charged 31-year-old Christopher L. Locken with second-degree assault with a deadly weapon and hit and run.


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