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Growing new farmers at Maxwelton school

‘You need a farmer three times a day’

 

Congolese Festival is a chance to celebrate, educate

Last event before Northwest Cultural Center relocates

 

Paula Ludtke, SWHS teacher and choir director, sang a rendition of “Thanks for the Memories” to Chris Gibson to honor him for his five years of service as Foundation Board President. Photo provided. Photo by Laura Canby.

Schools foundation ends year with gala, awards

The South Whidbey Schools Foundation followed up its annual fundraising gala — which raised a record $22,000 — with the presentation of two annual teacher… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018

 

New education, training program for juvenile court

Island County Juvenile Court will soon start a pilot program aimed at reducing recidivism through education and career training. The county board of commissioners agreed… Continue reading

It’s bat season on Whidbey

Thursday marked the first official day of summer, which means longer days, picnics, barbecues and bats. “It’s a good time of year to talk about… Continue reading

EDC names new director

Promoting economic development in Island County comes with its own unique set of challenges, but Sharon Sappington said she plans to face each one with… Continue reading

Expert says chief followed right protocol

David Marks’ arrest of suspect ‘exactly what we teach’

Photos by Whidbey Camano Land Trust
                                Taylor Schmuki, left, and Kyle Ostermick-Durkee, both part of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s stewardship team, study the plant life this spring in a newly protected forest on South Whidbey.

Conservation Buyer Saves a Whidbey Island Forest

By RON NEWBERRY Special to the Record Pat Powell has worked with conservation buyers before, but the call she received last spring was still a… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018
Photos by Whidbey Camano Land Trust
                                Taylor Schmuki, left, and Kyle Ostermick-Durkee, both part of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s stewardship team, study the plant life this spring in a newly protected forest on South Whidbey.

Pride without prejudice

Rainbow skies celebrate annual showing of diversity

Sheriff candidates field questions

Homelessness, property theft, drugs and other issues addressed

Mucking about for clams

‘Digging for Dinner’ a popular Sound Water activity

Hometown Heroes gets second book

Hometown Hero Book 2 is in the works. All money will go to three already-chosen South Whidbey nonprofits. If any previous Hometown Hero has any… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018

Bayview Nights Car Show set

Safe Ride Home is holding the 2018 Cool Bayview Nights Car Show at the Island County Fairgrounds in Langley again this year. The show will… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018

Shhh…it’s a surprise party for old-timer Bill Lanning

Friends, customers invited to celebrate former owner of Bill’s Feed Tack

Sailor shoots man, himself

A Navy man shot another man and then himself in Oak Harbor early in the morning of June 9, police report. Thomas Heintzman, 34, was… Continue reading

Trooper, ranger try to prevent man from jumping off bridge

A trooper with the Washington State Patrol and a ranger with State Parks were unable to stop a man from jumping off Deception Pass Bridge… Continue reading

Retail sales grew in Island County, Langley

New numbers released by the state Department of Revenue show that Island County experienced a healthy growth in all taxable retail sales from the year… Continue reading

Valetta Faye will perform at Ott & Murphy Wines in Langley.

Singing sensation comes to South Whidbey

Singing is her passion, music is her soul. That’s singer Valetta Faye’s motto. Faye performs 7-9 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at Ott & Murphy Wines,… Continue reading

Valetta Faye will perform at Ott & Murphy Wines in Langley.

County joining opioid lawsuit

Island County is prepared to join multi-district litigation against prescription opioid manufacturers. The vote, which will not be unanimous, is scheduled for Tuesday during the… Continue reading

Braeburn breakfast is back

Langley restaurant renovation doubles kitchen, adds dining space