Life

Twelve awarded AAUW monies

Twelve young women on Whidbey Island were recently awarded $900 scholarships from the Whidbey Island Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW). The 12… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2017

WHIDBEY BIRDING | Harvey the hawk is one luck bird

Have you watched the YouTube videos of “Harvey,” the Cooper’s hawk that survived Hurricane Harvey? It’s a heartwarming story, beginning with a taxicab driver filming… Continue reading

Ten South Whidbey students make honor roll at Skagit Valley College

Ten South Whidbey students were named to Skagit Valley College’s academic honor roll for spring quarter 2017. To qualify, students must maintain a 3.75 or… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Langley residents honored for sending aid to hurricane survivors

Three Langley residents who sent aid to those affected by Hurricane Harvey were recognized formally by Langley City Hall on Monday night. Barry and Lilly… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Whidbey magician pulls life lessons out of the hat

When school lets out on Wednesday afternoons this fall, some South Whidbey students will swap their pencils and textbooks for wands and magic props. If… Continue reading

Outcast Theater play addresses gender identity in kids

When director Ned Farley first read the script for “A Kid Like Jake,” a play revolving around a preschooler with gender identity issues, he knew… Continue reading

Master drummer from Whidbey accepted to state roster

Saeed Abbas, a Whidbey Island resident and master drummer originally from Ghana, was recently accepted to the Washington State Arts Commission’s Teaching Artist Roster for… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2017

Country club’s tournament winners crowned

Five people were crowned as champions of Useless Bay Golf and Country Club’s tournaments for 2017. The winners include Diane Anderson (women’s association champion), Nancy… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Eva Mae Kathan

Eva Mae Kathan was born on Aug. 16 to parents Becky and Dallas Kathan of Bayview. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18.5… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | Sept. 14, 1967 and Sept. 15 1992.

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50 and 25 years ago on Thursday, Sept. 14,… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Explore alternative medical practices on Whidbey at holistic health fair

For reiki master and teacher Sue Averett, western medicine has become somewhat cumbersome. Sometimes, what can help most with a condition is to use alternative… Continue reading

Over a dozen South Whidbey students make Dean’s List at UW

Students from the Langley area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for the spring 2017 quarter. To qualify for… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Freeland student participates in agriculture program

Tristan Campbell of Freeland was one of 16 high school students selected to the United States Department of Agriculture’s AgDiscovery program this summer. The program… Continue reading

September marks 37 years for South Whidbey garden club

The South Whidbey Nightcrawlers Garden Club turns 37 this month. The club formed in 1980 with 13 members. The original planning committee included: Janie Gabelein,… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2017

Trail rides, therapy part of equesterian enterprises in Coupeville

Trail rides and therapy part of equesterian enterprises

Preparing to fly high for Whidbey Island Kite Festival

On Sept. 16 and 17, Camp Casey will be overrun with vibrant colors and displays of creativity as hundreds of kites take to the sky.… Continue reading

NEW ARRIVAL | Fisher Martin Booher

Fisher Martin Booher was born on Aug. 12 to Keasha Campbell of Freeland. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces.… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2017

South Whidbey grad teaches kids about emotions through song

Josh Turner was skeptical at first of being a children’s musician. Today, it’s one of his biggest passions. Turner, a 2007 graduate of South Whidbey… Continue reading

U-10 select soccer team wins summer tournament

South Whidbey Mutiny, a U-10 select soccer team, won the silver division of the Snohomish Bigfoot Tournament on Aug. 18-21. The Mutiny went 3-1 over… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Woodpalooza displays height of Whidbey’s woodworking

For members of the Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild, hand-crafted wooden furniture and art is head and shoulders above mass produced pieces. Knowing professional woodworkers such… Continue reading