Island County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Island County, WA. (Page 8)

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  1. Rise of the tent caterpillars on South WhidbeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... a store without stepping on one. According to Tim Lawrence, director of Washington State University Extension Island County, popular lore that blooms occur every seven years are a bit of a wives' tale. Eggs from Malacosoma californicum, commonly ...

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  2. Mayor's beat - Whidbey heroin, drug problem won't just go awayRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... addiction drives them to be always thinking about where the money is coming from for the next buy. Forming the Island County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is a first step. I received a phone call after the newspaper article hit the front page ...

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  3. Whidbey troopers ramp up seat belt, driver safety patrolsRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    The Washington State Patrol will ramp up seat belt and distracted driving patrols in Island and Skagit counties over the next two weeks, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission has announced.

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  4. Island County Fairgrounds plan stuck in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    After a storm of presentations, public meetings and backlash over the $10.12 million overhaul of the Island County Fairgrounds, the proposal remains at a standstill.

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  5. Raises for Island County elected officials on tableRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    That's one of the questions facing Island County commissioners as they begin the budget process for next year and decide where to invest tax dollars that are slowly accumulating as the recession fades into history.

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  6. South Whidbey robbery suspect left behind cell phone, bloodRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... were used to tie the suspect to the scene. Prosecutors charged the alleged burglar, Michael S. Downey, in Island County Superior Court May 9 with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary. According to the police report, a 49-year-old man ...

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  7. County seeking three new WRAC membersRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... should provide a letter of interest, statement of qualifications and application by mail, email or fax to Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn.: Pam Dill, Re: WRAC Vacancy, PO Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. The fax number is 360-679-7381 and ...

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  8. Hopefully choosing new commissioner is a smooth process | OpinionRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    the same commissioner who sued Island County, refused to pay thousands of dollars in fines for building violations, was stripped of her chairwoman title by her colleagues for defying board consensus and who had questionable attendance for months - ...

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  9. Waterfront needs to be looked at with new eyes | LetterRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... get into the 21st century. A facility like that would bring people from Skagit County year-round and all over Island County. Think outside the box. Or get the Maylor Point property from the Navy for a convention center and hotel, and have the ...

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  10. Clinton burglar caught through cell phoneRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... which was used to tie the suspect to the scene. Prosecutors charged Michael S. Downey, the alleged burglar, in Island County Superior Court May 9 with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary. If convicted of the charges, he could face up to ...

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  11. More statewide lakes planted this past week with troutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... Ballinger, 2,036 trout on May 5; and Flowing, 3,089 on May 5. In Grays Harbor County: Duck, 2,200 on May 7. In Island County: Cranberry, 4,232 on May 5. In Pierce County: Bradley, 1,000 on May 2; Crescent, 1,700 on May 5; and Kapowsin, 10,000 on May ...

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  12. Emerson resignation is best thing for county | LetterRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    This comment can apply to our recently departed Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson.

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  13. Hospital to discuss propertyRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... bought the property from Verlane Gabelein for $2 million. A private appraisal was never conducted, but the Island County Assessor's Office tallied the value of the property at the time at $618,000. The plan for the property, located across Highway ...

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  14. Island County hires two new directorsRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    Island County's two new department directors come to their jobs with broad experience and a love for the island.

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  15. Island County offices to open FridaysRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... Commissioner Kelly Emerson stated her unwillingness to align the Camano Island offices with the hours of the Island County offices because she wanted to keep costs down. The commissioners argued over opening the Camano Island offices at 9 a.m., as ...

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  16. Hopefully choosing new commissioner is a smooth process | OpinionRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    the same commissioner who sued Island County, refused to pay thousands of dollars in fines for building violations, was stripped of her chairwoman title by her colleagues for defying board consensus and who had questionable attendance for months - ...

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  17. Island County seeks three new WRAC membersRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... should provide a letter of interest, statement of qualifications and application by mail, email or fax to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn.: Pam Dill, Re: WRAC Vacancy, PO Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. The fax number is 360-679-7381 and ...

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  18. Five-day government service coming to Island CountyRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... Commissioner Kelly Emerson stated her unwillingness to align the Camano Island offices with the hours of the Island County offices because she wanted to keep costs down. The commissioners heckled over opening the Camano Island offices at 9 a.m., as ...

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  19. Phony phone campaign cites school, police effortRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... claims they are a loved one in trouble and in need of financial assistance, said Sgt. Laura Price with the Island County Sheriff's Office, South Precinct. Whatever the scenario, residents should be extra cautious whenever an unknown person requests ...

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  20. Hospital board ponders Bayview property saleRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... bought the property from Verlane Gabelein for $2 million. A private appraisal was never conducted, but the Island County Assessor's Office tallied the value of the property at the time at $618,000. The plan for the property, located across Highway ...

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