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The Port of South Whidbey may buy the small, triangle-shaped parking lot at the bottom of Wharf Street in Langley. It would be used to help bolster parking for the marina. - Justin Burnett / The Record

Port of South Whidbey eyes additional marina parking

  • Jun 25, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Jun 27, 2016 at 10:31AM

In their ongoing effort to expand the marina in Langley, Port of South Whidbey commissioners took another small step toward realizing that vision recently when they agreed to consider spending $170,000 on a small parking lot on Wharf Street. At its regular meeting this month, the board voted unanimously after an executive session to approve a purchase and sales agreement with Wharf Street Holding Company, LLC. The deal is not yet finalized and is contingent on the results of additional investigation, but both parties hope to close by Aug. 15.

 

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Independence Day: South Whidbey preps to party on Fourth of July

  • Today at 4:00PM

America will celebrate its independence this weekend, and like every year South Whidbey won’t be left out of the fun. The 22nd annual Celebrate America blasts off Sunday, July 3 at Freeland Park, and the Maxwelton Fourth of July Parade will follow Monday at Maxwelton Beach. Organizers for both events are banking on sunny skies and healthy attendance. “It’s an optimal day because it’s Sunday… and it looks like the weather is going to cooperate so we’re expecting a good turnout,” said Matt Chambers, pastor of South Whidbey Assembly of God and Celebrate America event organizer.

South Whidbey School District to replace deteriorating scoreboards

  • Jun 25, 2016 at 6:00PM

Time is up for South Whidbey High School’s three-decades-old scoreboards at the main athletic field and gymnasium.

Whidbey News Group accepting entries for new island cookbook

  • Jun 25, 2016 at 6:00PM

Whidbey News Group is accepting entries now for a new Whidbey Island Community Cookbook.

Langley city lights could be replaced with LEDs

  • Jun 25, 2016 at 6:00PM

Too bright or just right? That’s the question Langley is hoping to answer concerning LEDs and their potential application in city streetlights.

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