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South Whidbey vet bringing his 31-year career to a close

David Parent is accustomed to treating wildlife as often as domestic animals at his vet practice.

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Climate committee convening Thursday

Langley’s newest citizen-led committee will be holding its first meeting this week.

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Friends of the Langley Library celebrating 100 years

A charitable group that has survived one whole century in Langley will be celebrating this weekend.

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Season of live entertainment planned for Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

After a year and a half of online events, WICA is planning a season of indoor, in-person events.

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Deer deaths on Whidbey may be linked to spreading virus

Experts are advising residents not to feed Bambi as a precaution against a deadly deer disease.

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Ferry worker shortage hints at underlying pressures

A busy holiday weekend for the state’s ferry system may be indicative of larger tensions building.

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A rare glimpse: Gates to sculpture park open to public for two days

The Cloudstone Sculpture Park will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 4 and 5.

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A virus, a trial, a judgment coming to Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

A one-night reading of “The Trial of Doctor Fuchetti” is coming to the WICA main stage this Saturday.

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Clinton Community Hall graced by new roof

After a successful fundraising campaign, the Clinton Community Hall is sporting a new roof.

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Woodworking creations taking center stage at WICA Sept. 4-6

Whidbey’s biggest celebration of all things wooden is coming to the South End next weekend.

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School Farms abuzz with new honey bee hives

A South Whidbey High School 2021 graduate set up a honeybee hive for her Girl Scout service project.

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Teacher proposes storm drain art

Jeana Dominguez approached the city council this week with a proposal to create murals surrounding six storm drains in Langley.

New planning department head named in Langley

Meredith Penny will be the city’s new director of Community Planning starting Sept. 1.

Langley council discusses bringing back mask mandate

Council members decided to hold out on the decision until after receiving input from businesses.

Freeland resident Kevin Lungren has been commuting to the office using his paddleboard. It’s a commute he can do in all seasons and just about any type of weather, except wind. (Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record)

Boarding commute

A Whidbey man gets to work in Freeland by paddleboard — weather permitting.

Freeland resident Kevin Lungren has been commuting to the office using his paddleboard. It’s a commute he can do in all seasons and just about any type of weather, except wind. (Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record)

Six file during special filing period

There are six positions that will not be appearing on the ballot because no one filed for them.

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Black bear presence confirmed on South Whidbey

A state official has changed his tune about a bear who scared a teenager on South Whidbey.

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Coders create alternative apps for ferry service

Ferry riders have created websites and apps dedicated to navigating the routes of travel.

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South Whidbey blogger remembered by his family, friends, fans

Dan Pedersen, who battled Hodgkin’s lymphoma for several years, passed away the evening of July 30.

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Social media, berry-laden scat back bear sightings

Department of Wildlife official says it’s possible, but more likely coyote feces.

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