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6 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record
Michael Beech swears in as an officer of the Langley Police Department during a city council meeting Aug. 18. He joins the city after two decades as an Island County Sheriff's Office deputy.
10 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans
A San Juan Island man who recently served six months for a felony sex offense faces a new round of criminal charges for allegedly spending time with a woman and her child shortly after his release from jail.
11 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record
Neil's Clover Patch Cafe became the latest victim in a string of commercial burglaries on South Whidbey this past weekend.
Officer Michael Beech will swear in as a member of the Langley Police Department during the city council meeting at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Beech served in the United States Marine Corps for four years and worked for the Island County Sheriff's Office for two decades.
Before the commissioners would agree to taking over the 13-acre property during Wednesday's special meeting - a packed affair with about a dozen people crowded into the small conference room at the port's Freeland office - they asked Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson for more information and more time.
More than 200 ballots were rejected Monday at the Island County Auditor's office due to late postmarks and other issues.
Sea stars up and down the Pacific Coast are dying off in record numbers, and scientists say they can't figure out what's going on.
OAK HARBOR, Wash. -- Homeless camps now dot the scenic landscape in Oak Harbor. Transients live almost side-by-side with retirees and vacationers along the shores of the city's Windjammer Park.
The Freeland Improvement Society originally commissioned the hall to be built, with the help of the First Thursday Club, in August 1914.
The 16th annual Whidbey Island Highland Games at Greenbank Farm on Saturday began just as it should, under a blanket of fog and in a sea of plaid.
Island County was identified as one of several Washington state counties that are at imminent or critical risk of losing their chemical dependency programs.
Summer is a time for parties and picnics in the sun, but don't let a DUI ruin your fun, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission warned this week.
Two positions are open for the three-year-terms, which are appointed by the Island County commissioners.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 02:35 pm
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