Island County commissioners OK future funds changes

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Jul 30, 2015 at 9:06AM

The Island County commissioners on Tuesday changed the county’s Conservation Futures Fund program to allow considering economics when contemplating conservation and to streamline the conservation review process.

Langley Comprehensive Plan update picks up momentum

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 6:00PM

Work on Langley’s comprehensive plan update is picking up speed. Director of Community Planning Michael Davolio told the city council July 20 that the city’s report to the county will likely be accepted, but only after several more public meetings.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Cutting in Whidbey ferry lines must stop

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 6:00PM

Editor, Thanks for the great column on ferry cutters! I have written many letters to the Washington State Patrol, as well as ferry system, which have fallen on deaf ears. Their idea of sending out letters to educate people that cheat is not nice, it’s ridiculous. Most people know that by kindergarten time but some still like to “get away with something” by cheating.

Annual Coupeville arts festival takes over this weekend

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival will fill the streets this weekend with artist vendors, music and food.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Fireworks ban was needed in Island County

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

Editor, I saw in The Record last week that a fireworks ban was going to be discussed at the meeting until Commissioner Rick Hannold said that he had changed his mind and would not vote for the ban. He said the reason was his “core values” and the feedback from the community.

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