Whidbey fair group wants regular Island County funding, new lease

Diane Divelbess, president of the Whidbey Island Fair Association, listens to a presentation during a conference of Washington State Fairs Association managers in late March at the Island County Fairgrounds. The Whidbey fair association has requested a restructured lease with Island County, which owns the Langley property.  - Ben Watanabe / The Record
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Running the Island County Fairgrounds costs too much, and the managing Whidbey Island Fair Association wants county funding as part of a restructured lease.

Deep Sea crab boat owner will face September trial

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The owner of the Deep Sea crab boat that caught fire and sank to the bottom of Penn Cove will go to trial on a misdemeanor charge this September.

Island County, South Whidbey parks opens talks over public land

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Preliminary conversation about the Island County park properties on South Whidbey has begun with the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District. Parks Director Doug Coutts reported to the parks commissioners that he met with a pair of South Whidbey elected officials about a handful of county properties. He said he spoke with Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Port of South Whidbey Commissioner Dennis Gregoire to begin looking at which properties the county may seek to vacate management and possibly ownership of in the coming years.

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Whidbey Green Guide was great

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Editor, “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better,” said Albert Einstein, a bright fellow. Congratulations and thank you South Whidbey Record, for your April 7 supplement, “Whidbey Green Guide.” It’s a helpful gift to all who enjoy the wonders of this island. May we all drink deeply of its offerings in this Earth and Ocean month.

Building the writer’s toolbox | Langley author looks to develop young writers in workshop

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Langley author Amber Kizer is taking everything she’s learned from publishing several young adult novels to the classroom at Whidbey Children’s Theater this month.

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