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Calling it regrettable and a misunderstanding, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District commissioners unanimously voted Thursday night to lift a one-year parks ban on Terry Swanson.
Spending several full Saturdays at wrestling tournaments for the past 12 years finally proved too much for Jim Thompson, South Whidbey High School’s head wrestling coach.
Editor, Recently I attended a hearing to give public input on the transportation element of Island County’s Comprehensive Plan. The “Comp Plan” serves as the policy document which will shape growth and development here over the next 20 years. I wasn’t able to get on the agenda, but I believe all of us can support a request to include in the plan identification of public beach access points.
The Island County commissioners on Monday proclaimed March 2014 Women’s History Month for Island County. Each year the board makes the designation “to pay tribute to the millions of women who helped create a better world for the times in which they lived as well as for future generations.”
Heavy rainfall over the past week and a prediction of up to three more inches Friday led the National Weather Service to issue a landslide warning to Whidbey Island on Wednesday.