Santa has new route on South Whidbey

Santa Claus is coming to town once again, but this year he’ll have a different itinerary. A holiday tradition since 1995, Santa visits South Whidbey… Continue reading

Donor pledges $10K matching grant to WIN

An anonymous donor recently pledged $10,000 to Whidbey Island Nourishes, hoping it will spur on more donations. Whidbey Island Nourishes (WIN) is in its 10th… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2017

Oak Harbor thespian juggles two productions at once

Oak Harbor resident Megan LeMay has always been a busy body. Interests have come and gone while growing up, often quickly, so she feels as… Continue reading

Saratoga Orchestra offers Peter, a wolf and a ‘petting zoo,’ too

Saratoga Orchestra hosts traditional kid-friendly concert

Island artists throwing first holiday pottery sale

‘So many of us between Oak Harbor and Clinton’

Officer recognized for role in catching suspected robber

Langley Police Officer Mason Shoudy was formally honored by the City of Langley on Monday night for his role in catching an alleged gas station… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Monitoring the Smith and Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve

In Puget Sound a few miles west of Oak Harbor are two islands and an aquatic reserve that need special permission to visit. The Citizen… Continue reading

Members of Deer Lagoon Grange earn seventh degree awards

Six receive highest honor, seventh degree Six members of the Deer Lagoon Grange recently earned awards at the 151st National Grange Convention in Spokane. The… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2017

Langley resident honored as water savings winner

Langley resident Paul Goldfinger was recently awarded the city’s 2017 Water Saver Award. Mayor Tim Callison formally recognized Goldfinger at the Langley City Council’s regular… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Singing without judgment: South Whidbey’s community choir offers a second home

For many, singing in public can be a nerve-wracking experience. It’s part of the reason why breaking out in song is often confined to the… Continue reading

Lubchuk graduates from University of Washington Bothell

Shelby Lubchuk, the daughter of Dennis and Luana Lubchuk of Clinton, recently graduated from the University of Washington Bothell (UWB). Lubchuk, 19, transferred to UWB… Continue reading

Greenbank Trading Post packed with collectibles of all kinds

But there’s not enough buying anymore in the buy/sell/trade biz

Commissioner elected to statewide association

Bob Miller, commissioner of the Holmes Harbor Sewer District, was recently elected to serve as the next vice president of the Washington Association of Sewer… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2017

Local Realtor earns award

Alicia Dietrich of Windermere Real Estate, South Whidbey, has been awarded the At Home with Diversity certification from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Dietrich… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2017

Seamstress finds passion in creating era designs

From a well-lit corner room in her Langley home, Patricia Francisco can be found working her magic on a sewing machine. But her workspace isn’t… Continue reading

Andrew Stigers, 5

Gabbing about gobblers with South Whidbey Elementary School students

Following long tradition, The Record visited South Whidbey Elementary School to chat with students about Thanksgiving. Read below to find what these little gobblers had… Continue reading

Andrew Stigers, 5

Chamber tree decorating contest gives nonprofits chance to win cash

The Langley Chamber of Commerce is inviting South End nonprofits to adopt one of 12 holiday trees to be placed in the town center for… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2017

Whidbey Cribbage Club steadfastly deals the cards every Thursday night

‘It’s a mental challenge and sometimes a verbal challenge’

Clinton resident, Vietnam veteran honored at ceremony

Clinton resident Jim Thompson, a former Marine, was recently the guest of honor at a United States Marine Corps birthday ceremony. Thompson spoke about some… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2017

Conservation district taking orders for bare root plant sale

Through Jan. 31, Whidbey Island Conservation District is accepting online orders for an assortment of Western Washington native species plants. Native plants improve water quality,… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017