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

Freeland resident, FEMA contractor wins Mr. South Whidbey 2017

Freeland resident Daniel Goldsmith was crowned this year’s Mr. South Whidbey on Saturday night at Freeland Hall. Six candidates competed in the 12th annual fundraiser… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Over 10 graduate from Skagit Valley College

Over 10 South Whidbey and Greenbank residents graduated from Skagit Valley College in June. Students who graduated with honors had a grade point average of… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Clinton resident receives volunteer of the year award from progressive association

Clinton resident Elisa Miller received the volunteer of the year award for from the Clinton Progressive Association in September for her many years of service.… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Clinton bread maker rises to plan public classes

There aren’t too many things Clinton resident Jim Hicken enjoys more than pulling an aromatic loaf of bread out of the oven. To ensure a… Continue reading

High school junior appointed to South Whidbey School Board as representative

South Whidbey High School junior Erin Brewer was sworn into her position as student representative for the South Whidbey School Board on Wednesday night. “I’m… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2017

Festival celebrates Whidbey’s little ones

For kids, Community Park was the place to be on Saturday. The park was bouncing with a sensory overload of games, activities, sounds and sights… Continue reading

Hot composting gathers steam on South Whidbey

Those who compost are well aware that it’s a lengthy process to produce the goods. It typically takes about a year before one has something… Continue reading