Coupeville pilot Michael Clark borrows a phone from Island County Sheriff’s Office deputy Thomas Brewer. Clark’s phone was soaked when his powered glider crashed into Saratoga Passage on Friday. - Justin Burnett / The Record

Shivering but alive: Pilot survives crash into Saratoga Passage

  • May 24, 2016 at 4:00PM

Bundled in blankets just a few feet from his nearly submerged aircraft, a shivering pilot told The Record, “Yes,” he did have a final comment.


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Langley sewer rates to be discussed

  • Today at 2:00PM

Sewer rate increases in Langley will be discussed at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at the council’s regular monthly meting. Langley began updating its sewer comprehensive plan in 2014 and adopted the final plan April 4. Step-up rates over the next six years will go toward paying for recommended maintenance, capital infrastructure improvements and sustainable future management, according to a brochure on the city’s website.

Navy pilots report extensive air contamination issues

  • Today at 12:00PM

Aviators who fly the F/A-18 Hornet and EA-18G Growler are reporting problems with air contamination as well as loss of oxygen and pressurization during flight, and at least one lawmaker wants the Navy to conduct an independent review of the problem.

Two to fill director’s seat at Whidbey Children’s Theater

  • Today at 12:00PM

Whidbey Children’s Theater Executive Director Cait Cassée is stepping down from her role after four years at the helm of the Langley-based non-profit organization.

South Whidbey school chaperone assaulted on field trip to Seattle

  • May 24, 2016 at 6:00PM updated May 25, 2016 at 8:44AM

A Langley Middle School chaperone was assaulted and hospitalized Thursday while on a sixth grade field trip to Seattle.

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