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  1. Island Transit to charge fees on 412 routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 13 | South Whidbey Record

    For the first time in Island Transit's 29-year history, the agency will begin charging fees this summer - but only on one route. Island Transit board members unanimously voted Monday to reestablish the 412 route and to charge a $2 fare; riders 8 years old and younger will ride free.

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  2. For the first time in its history, Island Transit will charge fares on a routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | South Whidbey Record

    For the first time in Island Transit's 29-year history, the agency will begin charging fees this summer - but only on one route. Island Transit board members unanimously voted today to reestablish the 412 route and to charge a $2 fare; riders 8 years old and younger will ride free.

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  3. Trail date set for former Langley businessman accused of child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    A former Langley man who ran a public relations firm on South Whidbey is slated to go to trial on child rape charges on April 5. Prosecutors recently amended the charges against Jonathan Sage, 33, to four counts of the rape of a child with aggravating factors. If a jury finds the aggravating factors exist, they would allow the judge to sentence Sage beyond the standard sentencing range.

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  4. Whidbey Earth, Ocean Month full of activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    Recently, the Clinton resident visited Langley and happened to park next to two other electric vehicles. He took a picture of the moment because he said he rarely sees multiple eco-friendly vehicles in such a small vicinity.

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  5. Digitizing history, one photo at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    After all, whenever he's headed to his second-story office at the Island County Historical Society Museum, he is met by a painting of Enzmann at the top of the stairs. Castellano, the museum's executive director, believes Enzmann, who died in 2010, would be most pleased with progress being made with the archives and library bearing her name.

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  6. Records bill 'no,' basic education 'yes' - Whidbey lawmakers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    As of Saturday, two of the 10th Legislative District's three state lawmakers will not support an aggressive bill aimed at softening the Open Public Records Act. Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton and Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano said they will likely oppose a bill that seeks to help governmental agencies manage requests for public records, while Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor said she voted for it.

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  7. Homola to challenge Bailey for Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    Former Island County Commissioner Angie Homola is jumping back into politics, announcing today that she will challenge Sen. Barbara Bailey for her seat in Olympia this November. Homola, an Oak Harbor Democrat, announced her bid to oust Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, during the General Election with a news release Thursday morning.

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  8. Langley man named Volunteer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    Bob Gentz admits he briefly considered bolting from the auditorium Saturday when his name flashed up on the screen at Sound Waters University. But event chair Anne Baum caught his arm and said, "Congratulations, Bob.

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  9. Fireworks bill to temporarily ban fireworks clears committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    The Island County commissioners may soon have the flexibility they so desired last year to temporarily ban fireworks in times of extreme drought. House Bill 2348, which would essentially reduce a one-year delay in the implementation of fireworks rule changes to 30 days or less, made it out of committee late last month.

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  10. FEMA maps may be wrong, Island County saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    Island County has given the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, the first evidence that the agency erred when it revised flood-risk maps this summer, Hiller West, director of current-use planning and community development, told the county commissioners during a work session Wednesday. The county now wants FEMA to extrapolate from that evidence, which pertains only to two sites on Whidbey, and agree to reexamine its conclusions about the entire county, at its own cost.

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  11. EDITORIAL | Record looks to improve legislative coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    Simply put, we haven't done such a bang-up job covering the goings on in Olympia the past few years. Readers have noticed, and we've heard them.

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  12. Group to host brunch with Island County legislative officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    The League of Women Voters of Whidbey Island will host its annual "Brunch with our Legislators" from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Whidbey Golf Club in Oak Harbor. Meet with state Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, and state Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, and state Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano, to hear what may be happening in Olympia this year.

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  13. VIEWPOINT | Please, do one thing for the environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    Thirteen years ago, my husband and I moved to Whidbey Island from the Midwest to be closer to the sea and mountains. Our new home is shared with wonderfully diverse life from eagles and wrens to deer, fox and squirrels.

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  14. Island County awards tourism moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    Coupeville's chamber of commerce scored the lion's share of the county's basic 2 percent hotel-motel tax revenues for 2016, garnering $26,450 for use at its visitor center, according to a document approved Tuesday by the Board of Island County Commissioners. The 2 percent basic county hotel-motel tax revenues are earmarked for promoting tourism.

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  15. Island County commissioners considering challenge of federal flood area findingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    The Island County commissioners are considering hiring an Edmonds engineering firm to help stave off new or increased flood-insurance premiums for waterfront landowners. The board will decide this month whether to pay $43,000 to Coast & Harbor Engineering to help determine whether to appeal some proposed federal determinations of flood boundaries along parts of the county's shoreline, it decided during a Wednesday meeting.

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  16. State allots more retail pot shops to Island CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    Oak Harbor can become home to a second state-licensed marijuana retailer, and the rest of Island County can host an additional two stores, under measures proposed this week by staffers at the state's Liquor and Cannabis Board. The measure, which a spokesperson predicted will be approved Jan. 6 by that agency's three board members, is meant to ensure medical patients have enough access to products they need.

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  17. a Paddle Around Whidbey: Saratoga Passage, from Clinton to Cornet BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    In the August Monday morning sun, by foot, motorcycle and car, commuters board the Clinton ferry headed for the office, plant or meetings. The last of three separate legs in our journey to circumnavigate Whidbey, we've planned for three days.

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  18. Island County approves $1 million to conserve Fakkema FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    Much of the Fakkema Farm, 377 acres of forest and high-grade farmland on north Whidbey Island, could be preserved through up to $1 million in Conservation Futures Fund easements under an enthusiastic, unanimous vote Monday by the Board of Island County Commissioners. Whether the property remains inviolate depends on whether its owners, brothers Hap and Richard Fakkema, decide to accept the money in exchange for giving up timbering and intensive-development rights to part of the land.

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  19. Challenge accepted: South Whidbey students compete for best businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    Alec Chinnery, a 17-year-old junior at South Whidbey High School, may be better suited than most to help his team win the first-ever student entrepreneur challenge. Sponsored by the Island County Economic Development Council, the competition pits nine teams of between three and five students against each other, and includes writing a business plan, recruiting investors, and selling a product or offering sevices for one week.

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  20. Jerry Lloyd: a giver with the heart of a teacher | Hometown HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    Hometown Hero Jerry Lloyd, however, sees the forest and the trees clearly at the same time. His motivation is what is best for the community as a whole, and then he narrows the needs of individuals all at once.

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