The smaller Kennewick vessel replaced Kittitas throughout the week. - Justin Burnett / The Record

WSF to consider ferry request for Whidbey

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 6:00PM

South Whidbey’s quest to get another 144-car ferry in Clinton may soon be at an end. Washington State Ferries leaders are scheduled to meet internally to discuss the fate of the Suquamish over the next couple of weeks. And while there’s no guarantee, a decision could be made and announced as soon as early November.


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Plaque commemorates battle to preserve Saratoga Woods | NOTABLE

  • Today at 10:00AM

Just like any good piece of history, it should be set in stone.

Bailey, Homola battle for key senate seat

  • Today at 8:00AM

A race for a state senate seat is one of the few contests that’s sparked any heat between candidates in local and state campaigns affecting Whidbey Island. It’s a particularly important race for state political parties and should also be a close one.

South Whidbey at Home; non-profit brings volunteers, members together

  • Today at 6:00AM

Though they’ve only known each other for a short while, you might mistake Janice O’Mahony and Brad Walker as lifelong friends. The pair were connected through South Whidbey at Home, a membership-based nonprofit which opened its doors in July and is dedicated to helping South Whidbey residents ages 55 and up age in place and stay active in the community.

Langley talks affordable housing

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 6:00PM

If Langley is to tackle its housing-related issues and grow from within city limits, it may need to think small. Accessory dwelling units, small homes that are adjacent or attached to a single family house, could be a viable solution.

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