Whidbey’s first retail pot store finally opens

Tom Trimbath takes a whiff of weed at Whidbey Island Cannabis Company on the recreational marijuana store’s first day of operation Friday. - Ben Watanabe / The Record
  • Oct 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

Whidbey Island’s first legal sale of recreational marijuana occurred Friday.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Bring back voters’ pamphlets

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Editor, I have a ballot. I have a pen to mark my ballot. I have a stamp to mail my ballot. I have a voters’ pamphlet for issues and candidates of state-wide significance. Yet, I have no voters’ pamphlet for issues and candidates of county significance. Voters’ pamphlets enable me to read about both sides of an issue, as well as prepared statements from opposing candidates.

Windermere welcomes new broker to South Whidbey

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Sheila White has joined Windermere Real Estate in Freeland as a new broker.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Rick Hannold is not right for commissioner

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Editor, I just read the three letters in the Oct. 18 South Whidbey Record extolling the virtues of Island County commissioner candidate Rick Hannold. Wow, where to start? David Hiestand wrote, “Our economy is in shambles, our national debt is ($17 trillion dollars); 90-plus million Americans who once had a job and contributed to the economy have been kept out of the workforce by Democrat policies.”

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