Island County Newswire (Page 4)

Island County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Island County, WA. (Page 4)

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  1. The 8 districts that will decide control of LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    ... Homola, Bailey's Democrat challenger in the general election, has raised over $137,000 and was previously an Island County Commissioner, serving one term before losing in 2012 after reports of a checkered history. Bailey has a long history of ...

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  2. Still a seller's market throughout county, stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The Northwest Multiple Listing Service released a report showing year-over-year gains in the volumes of new listings, which were up 14.5 percent. In Island County, there were 196 new listings of residential and condominiums compared with 182 the year prior.

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  3. Take time to learn more about candidate Fowkes | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... and, at the same time, John has some qualities and attributes that will make him a good representative for Island County. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community ...

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  4. Island County officials await Supreme Court decision on private attorneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    It took a group of stubborn Island County elected officials with a fractured relationship to finally test the limits of the statute in question. The disagreement between the county prosecutor and the board of commissioners made its way to the Washington State Supreme Court last month.

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  5. Hacking detective covets $16K computerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Entire conversations in text and email, photos with embedded data, past location information and even Internet history may be revealed. At the Island County Sheriff's Office, Detective Ed Wallace is the electronic mind reader - or digital snoop, if you prefer - in residence.

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  6. Double whammy: Wind storms hit Whidbey twice in a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... in three days. It may not be the monster that was originally predicted. Bill Oakes, public works director for Island County, said Friday that the forecast for the wind storm was downgraded from being a potentially "historic," once-in-50-years storm ...

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  7. New marshal patrolling Coupeville streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... the wanted man, who apologized and gave himself up. It's a typical Garden story. The 28-year employee of the Island County Sheriff's Office is a good-natured, even-tempered problem solver and an expert storyteller. Garden is also a ...

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  8. Homola listened, did her homework | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    I have known Angie Homola for a number years, including her time as an Island County commissioner. She was, and is, dedicated to the welfare of the community.

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  9. Thanks for making wine event success | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... Island Winery, Jim Cloore and Cathy and Cedric Niiro. We had the honor of having many celebrity servers: Island County Sheriff Mark Brown; Island County Human Services Director and Coupeville Councilwoman Jackie Henderson; Island County Commissioner ...

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  10. League, libraries to hold election forum tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    Candidates vying for two Island County commissioner seats this November participate in an election forum in Clinton earlier this month. Another election forum is scheduled for tonight in Freeland, which will include the above county races, those for state Legislature and the bid for the Second Congressional District seat.

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  11. State Auditor issues a finding against countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    A mistake in an Island County financial statement did not represent any loss or theft of money and reduction in a fund balance, according to county officials. Specifically, the report states that county financial staff didn't have adequate knowledge to properly implement a new accounting rule from the Government Accounting Standards Board for reporting on pensions.

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  12. Island students get a hands-on lesson in entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The students will be taking part in the second annual Student Entrepreneur Challenge, sponsored by the Island County Economic Development Foundation. The objective of the challenge is to give students hands-on experience and real-world tools for success.

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  13. Drug use has Clinton in fume; Police aren't doing enough, residents sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    ... take on it, too." Lt. Evan Tingstad, Sgt. Darren Crownover and Chief Criminal Deputy Rick Felici with the Island County Sheriff's Office were present to answer crime-related questions. Also in attendance were Jackie Henderson and Skye Newkirk of ...

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  14. After Skagit mall shooting, a spike in gun salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... in Burlington, Wash., where several people were fatally shot on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Lt. Mike Hawley with Island County Sheriff's office discusses the capture of Arcan Cetin, 20, who was wanted in connection with the Sept. 23, 2016 deadly ...

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  15. Watch for funny money, Island County Sheriff's Office saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    The Island County Sheriff's Office is warning Whidbey residents to watch out for as much as $150,000 in counterfeit bills, which may make their way onto the island in the "next week or two." "To clarify, we have not confirmed the validity of the information," the alert said.

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  16. Langley mayor joins the calls for new ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    ... State Ferries on Sept. 28. The letter was penned by organization President Helen Price Johnson, who is also an Island County commissioner; it lists a host of reasons why the new ferry should be homeported in Clinton. They include improved ...

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  17. Housing, jet noise key issues for commissioner candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    Two Oak Harbor residents with very different backgrounds and personalities are vying for a seat on the Island County Board of Commissioners. Jill Johnson is the incumbent Republican commissioner.

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  18. Ex-challenger jumps party, backs BaileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    An unlikely union of political foes could spoil the Democratic Party's chance of retaking a state Senate seat in Island County. Sen. Barbara Bailey, the Oak Harbor Republican seeking a second term, has secured the endorsement of Nick Petrish, a Democratic challenger she vanquished in the August primary.

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  19. Getting a home of their own: Co-workers, Habitat for Humanity surprise single mom and her sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    For more than a week, everyone had to stay tight-lipped around receptionist Heather Czlapinski despite knowing news that would dramatically change her life. Czlapinski, a single mother, was seemingly the only one who didn't know that she was selected as a recipient of Habitat for Humanity of Island County's home ownership program.

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  20. Fed up Clinton calls for crime meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    In response to a buildup of drug activity happening both in neighborhoods and downtown, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce is holding a community crime prevention meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10 at the Clinton Community Hall. In attendance will be representatives of the Island County Sheriff's Department, County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson, Island County Parks Superintendent Jan vanMuyden and a representative of the county's human services department.

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