Oak Harbor teacher in reach of grammy

Darren McCoy has never been this close to making it to the Grammys, and he’s been closer than most. Two… Continue reading

Rep. Smith introduces net neutrality bill

The day before the Federal Communications Commission ended net neutrality, a Republican state representative from Clinton introduced a bill aimed… Continue reading

Counties unite against unfunded mandates

Island County is joining an effort to get the state’s attention regarding unfunded mandates. The members of the Washington State… Continue reading

County lodging tax committee asks awardees for some money back

Island County awarded grants this year to 13 nonprofits to promote tourism using lodging tax funds. The process for awarding… Continue reading

Reserve, sea and shore sailors of the year honored

The Navy League and Rotary Club of Oak Harbor presented its Shore, Sea and Reserve Sailors of the Year awards… Continue reading

Police investigating report that Oak Harbor student was accosted

Oak Harbor police are investigating a report that a student was accosted after getting off a school bus last night,… Continue reading

Happy Holly Days!

Whidbey wreaths deck the halls far and wide

Santa spending nights on the town

Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue kicked off the holiday season Saturday at the Greening of Coupeville Parade. Fire Commissioner Paul Continue reading...

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Pilot OK after tire blows during landing

On Saturday morning North Whidbey Fire and Rescue got a call about a possible aircraft accident at Oak Harbor’s Eisenberg Continue reading...

Kyle Jensen / The Record — Francisco stitches a piece of fabric using her sewing machine.

Langley seamstress discovers passion in creating era designs

From a well-lit corner room in her Langley home, Patricia Francisco can often be found working magic on a sewing Continue reading...

Ping-Pong Tuesdays attracting players from across island

Every Tuesday night, the frequent pinging sound of bouncing plastic balls and excited shouts overtake Bayview Hall in Freeland. The Continue reading...


Oak Harbor Schools superintendent teaches improv jazz

Starting at 7 a.m., Oak Harbor Schools Superintendent Lance Gibbon begins his Wednesdays in a cramped, studio-like room working to… Continue reading


Central Whidbey fire chief honored by Red Cross

The American Red Cross recognized Ed Hartin, fire chief with Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue, for his efforts in… Continue reading

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Coupeville grad receives college honor

Makana Stone, a Coupeville High School graduate and a sophomore on the Whitman College women’s basketball team, won the Northwest… Continue reading


M-P topples Oak Harbor / Wrestling

The Marysville-Pilchuck High School wrestling team won its third straight match, handing Oak Harbor its fourth consecutive loss 51-24 Thursday,… Continue reading



Washington North Coast magazine won Third Place for Best Niche Product

Washington North Coast magazine won Third Place for Best Niche Product in Continue reading...


Boeing hits it out of the park for veterans and their families

Flo Groberg has seen and experienced more than most people can imagine. Continue reading...


Boeing making history

For 75 Years Boeing Renton has pushed the frontiers of aviation


Boeing in Puget Sound

Puget Sound-made 737 MAX 9 completes successful first flight