Island County Newswire (Page 2)

Island County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Island County, WA. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 37 of 38 in Island County, WA

  1. altRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | HeraldNet

    ... they destroy the native species, their habitats, and the jobs we have worked so diligently to protect," former Island County Commissioner Angie Homola wrote in a six-page issue paper delivered to Inslee in August 2014. A ban should be in place "at ...

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  2. Housing for homeless veterans threatened if state lawmakers don't pass construction budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Seattle Times

    ... respectively, that could be shelved for the rest of the year. The institute's project in Oak Harbor, in Island County, is scheduled to include 51 apartments, with some units reserved for homeless veterans and low-wage workers. Waiting a year could ...

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  3. Developer Files Suit to Reverse County's DecisionRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | Planning

    Island County submitted an answer and affirmative defense this week to a lawsuit filed by a developer who wants to build a large housing project outside of Oak Harbor . Among the county's affirmative defenses is a claim that the developer acted with "unclean hands," which means unethically or in bad faith.

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  4. Sno-Isle Libraries seeking operating levy increase; last district vote was 2019Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    The resolution passed on Dec. 11 places a levy on the ballot that would restore 9 cents to the library district's regular operating levy, from 38 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value to 47 cents. According to the library district, the property tax levy accounts for 98 percent of Sno-Isle Libraries' funding.

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  5. Former Skagit County sheriffa s deputy pleads guilty to assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    ... if the case went to trial. Whitmore's competency was brought into question after a Feb. 10 suicide attempt at Island County Jail reportedly left him with diminished mental capabilities. After a 90-day restoration period in which Western State ...

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  6. State of Washington v. H.Z.-B., Respondent.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... that it had previously not contested sealing the deferred disposition records of minors. At some point, the Island County Prosecuting Attorney's Office changed this policy for reasons that counsel could not identify. It now claims that the office ...

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  7. Popular stories | Mysterious money, white powder, and buildersRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    Mount Vernon police arrested a fortune teller accused of tricking an Island County woman out of more than $51,000, according to The Seattle Times . The suspect convinced the alleged victim to give up the money, a little at a time, because it suffered from "evil energy" and required "spiritual cleansing."

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  8. Judge Whitener named keynote speaker for 2018 Black Women Rise ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Tacoma Weekly

    ... with Pierce County's Department of Assigned Counsel, deputy prosecuting attorney with Pierce County and Island County, and an assistant prosecuting attorney with the City of Olympia. Judge Whitener is a member of the Washington State Minority and ...

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  9. Sno-Isle Libraries seeks community input on crafting 2019 budget, levy decisionRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Ninety-eight percent of Sno-Isle Libraries' funding comes from a property tax in most of Snohomish and Island counties. The library is asking people to take an online survey to provide advice on how to develop its 2019 budget, including whether to increase the levy rate or cut the district's budget by at least $2 million.

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  10. Harold Paul BleanRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    Harold "Hal" Paul Blean, age 98, died peacefully in his sleep on September 16, 2017. He was born December 5, 1918, in Rock Island County, .

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  11. Island County deputy shoots man after standoff, struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    An Island County Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man after he refused surrender and shot his friend during a struggle. Officials were called to a home in the Monkey Hill area on north Whidbey Island at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday.

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  12. Island County Sheriff: Man beat, shot dog that ate chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities say a 36-year-old man has been jailed on investigation of animal cruelty and other charges after a dog was beaten and shot in Coupeville. The Island County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Monday that deputies responded to reports that a man was beating a dog Sunday afternoon.

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  13. New operator chosen for Willow Creek Fish HatcheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | My Edmonds

    ... Sound Salmon Solutions' mission is to support salmon recovery in the Stillaguamish, Snohomish and South Island County watersheds by connecting people to their watersheds through interactive education, hands-on stewardship and state-of-the-art ...

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  14. Longtime Anacortes photographer left his mark on the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    ... photographs and collected historic images to three archives in the region - the Anacortes History Museum, the Island County Historical Society Museum and the Center for the Pacific Northwest Studies in Bellingham. He photographed Queen Elizabeth, ...

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  15. Macklemore Cited For Driving on a Suspended License After Car Crash With Alleged Drunk DriverRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | ETonline

    ... was suspended, it's a misdemeanor to drive on a suspended driver's license. The charges were referred to the Island County prosecutor and what they decide to do is up to them." Police previously told ET that Macklemore, whose real name is Ben ...

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  16. What's her secret?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Sequoyah County Times

    ... raise beautiful, colorful arrangements in a pot. Container contests are held annually at the Clinton and Rock Island county fairs. Today we present highlights from both. Janis Harbison has been a consistent winner for years in the container garden ...

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  17. Sno-lsle Libraries Board of Trustees seeking applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | My Edmonds

    The Sno-lsle Libraries Board of Trustees is seeking a Snohomish County resident to fill one library trustee position to complete a partial term expiring December 31, 2019. The Board of Trustees is the governing body for Sno-lsle Libraries, an intercounty rural library district serving Snohomish and Island counties.

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