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Tucker Stevens, an educator, civic-minded Langley resident, husband and father, died Wednesday night. He was 73.
Artist Libby Berry will demonstrate her craft Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Trinity Lutheran Community Building in Freeland.
Editor, Incumbent Ana Maria Nuñez is extremely qualified to be the Island County treasurer. I have learned that she implemented more new and innovative programs and services for Island County than any treasurer before her. In the last four years she has eliminated a backlog in processing adjustments to property taxes that existed for 10 years; not a problem she created but one she fixed.
A student in Oak Harbor is being detained for allegedly sending a text message suggesting that a middle-school dance was going to be shot up, according to the Oak Harbor police. Chief Ed Green sent out a press release this afternoon about the incident. The press release states that a student at the school-sponsored dance at North Whidbey Middle School received a text today from another student who wasn't attending the dance.
Editor, At a recent forum, Island County treasurer candidate Wanda Grone indicated that, were she required to make budget cuts, the "position" she would eliminate would be that of the foreclosure deputy. To paraphrase, as the numbers of property subject to tax foreclosure have dropped, those duties could easily be absorbed by the other staff members.