Life

Fostering South Whidbey’s writing talent

As pens were scribbling and writers bounced ideas around the room, the next great story out of South Whidbey was possibly taking shape. That’s at… Continue reading

Freeland residents, merchants team up to improve sheriff’s office

Freeland residents Pam and Curtis Eames recently initiated a cleanup and beautification effort in front of the Island County Sheriff’s Office in Freeland. The Eames,… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

New chef at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club specializes in seafood

Steve Anderson is the new chef at Useless Bay Golf and County Club. General Manager Christi Karvasek recently announced the news in a press release.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Spooky, fun Halloween happenings across Whidbey

Run, walk, dance, trick, treat, roll a pumpkin down the street

Greening congregation brings ‘Rooted and Rising’ weekend

The Whidbey Island Greening Congregations Collaborative will host two functions this weekend to explore a faith response to the realities of climate change. On Friday,… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | Thursday, Oct. 19, 1967, Tuesday Oct. 27, 1992 and Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002.

50 years ago Editor: Dan Stebbins 400 gal/min. well in Clinton “The most productive well in Clinton history has been drilled on the Heggeness Road.… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

South Whidbey grad wraps up tennis career with honors

Amelia Weeks, a 2013 graduate of South Whidbey High School and senior at Saint Michael’s College, was named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Pups, owners strut their stuff in Bayview

Those who passed by Bayview Corner Saturday afternoon might have thought Halloween came early. People from across the island dressed in goofy, creative costumes and… Continue reading

Two South Whidbey women travel to Malawi to provide aid

Two members of the local Days for Girls organization recently headed to Malawi, Africa to provide aid to young women. South Whidbey residents Janette Skardaal… Continue reading

Pope, Burns named as homecoming king, queen

Being inclusive of their fellow classmates and showing generosity were among the common threads of this year’s homecoming court, and for the king and queen:… Continue reading

Day of the Dead: vibrant flavor of Mexican holiday brought to Bayview

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is unlike any other holiday in the United States. It confronts death head-on by celebrating the… Continue reading

Two students earn honor roll following summer quarter

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

  • Oct 18, 2017

Cancer patient dedicates commissioned sculpture to oncology nurses at WhidbeyHealth

More than 50 donors, nurses and well-wishers celebrated the unveiling of a new sculpture in the lobby of WhidbeyHealth Medical Center on Friday, Sept. 30.… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Clinton resident pens book on life in Hollywood

Living among Hollywood’s glitz and glamour is a pipe dream for most. For Clinton resident Artie Kane, that dream became reality. With others’ help, Kane… Continue reading

Star Store owners recognized by city | KUDOS

Gene and Tamar Felton, owners of the Star Store, were recently awarded the Mayor’s Excellence Award on by Mayor Tim Callison. The award was given… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | October 12, 1967 and October 12, 2002

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50 and 15 years ago on Thursday, Oct. 12,… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2017

Jaeci’ona Lee Butler | NEW ARRIVAL

Jaeci’ona Lee Butler was born on Sept. 28 to parents Ki’eve Butler and Meagen Rawls of Clinton. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces.… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2017

Juliana Mary Zavatsky | NEW ARRIVAL

Juliana Mary Zavatsky was born on Oct. 1 to parents Robert and Alina Zavatsky of Freeland. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces.… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2017

Playing father, daughter roles comes easy for this family duo

When Mikkel and Annika Hustad were cast as father and daughter respectively for Whidbey Island Center for the Arts’ latest performance, the production crew knew… Continue reading

Langley resident lands dream job as aerial imaging pilot

Whenever Langley resident Aaron Simpson is in the air, he feels like he’s home. Luckily for the 31-year-old pilot, he’s landed a “dream” job that… Continue reading