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A toxicology report shows Kaylea F. Souza was driving impaired when she crashed her 2003 Chevrolet Malibu and killed three passengers last month, an attorney in the Island County Prosecutor’s Office said Thursday.
The city of Langley will receive a $99,068 grant from the state Transportation Improvement Board for paving work on Anthes and Cascade avenues.
City officials have decided to look further afield for potential legal advice in light of new revelations over the work performance of City Attorney Grant Weed.
The changing of the guard continues at Langley City Hall. Jim Sundberg took the oath of office Monday to become the city's newest councilman.
Langley Mayor-Elect Larry Kwarsick said the city council’s recent attempt to lower his salary to $30,000 — a move that Kwarsick himself suggested — had come too late.
Timing is everything. And in this case, it's bad. Langley Mayor-Elect Larry Kwarsick said the city council's recent attempt to lower his salary to $30,000 — a move that Kwarsick himself suggested — has come too late.
Robin Adams, a former candidate for the Langley City Council and the leader of the Langley Critical Area Alliance, has asked the city council to look elsewhere for a new attorney in light of new revelations on the performance of City Attorney Grant Weed.
The law firm that was roundly criticized inside and outside Langley City Hall for its clumsy handling of the mayor’s salary controversy is being offered a new contract by the city.
You call that a compromise? The Langley City Council has agreed to a cut in the salary for the city’s mayor, but some on the council said they were having trouble with the description of the deal when they gave their initial approval to the 2012 compensation package last week.
Island County Commissioner Angie Homola is now an official candidate in the 2012 Election.
Island County election workers finalized the vote tally for the 2011 General Election Tuesday, and no new votes were counted in the closest race on the South End.
Island County Commissioner Angie Homola has not filed to run for re-election in 2012. That's the view of the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, the state agency that serves as a watchdog on campaigns.
The teenager who was behind the wheel in a tragic car accident that killed three young men earlier this month near Clinton entered a not-guilty plea during her arraignment on charges of vehicular homicide in Island County Superior Court Monday.
The city’s small police force will have to wait for relief. City officials have decided to push off talk about restoring the Langley Police Department to a four-man force and the city council has given its initial approval to a 2012 budget that would pay for only three officers.
The driver in the car crash that killed three young South Whidbey men will be arraigned in Island County Superior Court on three counts of vehicular homicide on Monday, Nov. 28.
Island County is refusing to pay more than $43,000 in costs that Freeland officials have piled up in pursuit of a controversial $40 million sewer expansion project south of Holmes Harbor.
The city’s acting police chief may get a permanent promotion to the job.
Langley’s next mayor should make less than what the city pays an office assistant.
LANGLEY — One smile did it all. Getting into trouble; getting out of trouble. Making new friends, keeping old ones.
Add two more votes to the total for R. Bruce Allen. Island County elections workers wrapped up their final vote tally before the election is certified on Nov. 29, and approximately 100 more votes were counted today.
Commissioners for Island County Fire District 3 will consider a $44,750 consultant contract for public relations work at their meeting tonight in Langley.
FREELAND — Lou Malzone won’t get to make good on a big campaign promise. Three other guys beat him to it.
The teen driver in the crash that killed three South Whidbey men was charged with three counts of vehicular homicide Tuesday in Island County Superior Court.
An Island County judge has ordered the driver in a triple-fatality car accident near Clinton held on $150,000 bail.
Thursday was Day Two and another day of uncertainty for Ken Vaughan. Vaughan owns the liquor store in Freeland, and like other state-licensed contract liquor sellers, he’s found there are no easy answers after voters approved Initiative 1183 Tuesday and took the state out of the liquor business.
What were voters thinking? Three top Island County officials spent a little more than an hour Wednesday trying to sort that out.
It was just after midnight Friday, and Robert Volz heard a loud noise and looked out his living room window to see headlights in his driveway. "What the hell's going on?" he asked. He soon found out. Hell was across the street.
The ship has already left the dock. Community Planner Jeff Arango told the council this week it’s too late for city officials to get the Port of South Whidbey to change its plans for the first phase of the makeover of the Langley Marina.
R. Bruce Allen has picked up seven more votes and now has a 25-vote lead over Thomas Gill in the race for Position 4 on the Langley City Council.
Whidbey Island will be smacked by high winds — which may cause flooding along the west coast of the island — Friday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service office in Seattle.
LANGLEY — The city’s next mayor has announced his first priority: asking the city council to cut his pay.
LANGLEY — The Langley City Council unanimously approved a $125,000 settlement agreement to end a lawsuit filed by a former employee who claimed he had been fired by the city late last year because of his age.
R. Bruce Allen's advantage in the race for Position 4 for the Langley City Council remained at 18 votes after the latest tally of ballots.
COUPEVILLE — Another 3,000 ballots, at least, will be counted this afternoon in the next tally of votes for the 2011 General Election.
The winner in the August primary for Position 3 on the Langley City Council has turned out to be a winner again in the General Election.
The tag-team strategy worked. Big time. Lou Malzone and Marilynn Abrahamson were winning in a landslide against Nolen "Rocky" Knickerbocker and Jim Short, the incumbent commissioners of the Freeland Water and Sewer District, in Tuesday's General Election.
R. Bruce Allen wasn't ready to declare victory Tuesday night in the race for Position 4 on the Langley City Council, despite a 5-point advantage in early vote returns.
The incumbents are out in the race for two board seats on the Freeland Water and Sewer District.
The city of Langley has accepted a $472,706 bid from Krieg Construction of Oak Harbor to build the city’s new park-and-ride project at the CMA Church parking lot.
It’s lean, but not as mean, as this year’s budget. The Langley City Council will hold its first public hearing Monday on the city’s 2012 budget. And though the Village by the Sea will have a plumper pot of money to pull from, city officials have built a budget that includes higher salaries but fewer workers at city hall.
Last-minute jitters were in short supply — in fact, they were nowhere to be found — as candidates on next week’s ballot approached the end of the campaign trail. The 2011 General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 8, and several candidates said they were planning on a low-key effort during this final weekend before Election Day.
A Greenbank man facing a charge of second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm will undergo a competency hearing before he is arraigned.
Nichols Brothers Boat Builders is expected to take part in the construction of Washington state's next 144-car ferry, the company that will build the new vessel said Wednesday.
It may be the difference between a “Stop” and a “Yield” sign. Lou Malzone is challenging incumbent Nolen “Rocky” Knickerbocker for his seat on the board of commissioners for the Freeland Water and Sewer District. Although the district, which serves 440 customers and works primarily as a water provider to homes and businesses in Freeland, the focus in this election is on sewers.
Island County Superior Court Alan Hancock approved an extension for the no-contact order between a Freeland man and his parents Monday that will last until the man’s trial for stabbing his mother and father is resolved.
The former hairdresser and beauty queen who has been charged as an accomplice in the 2003 murder of a Langley man entered a plea of not guilty to a charge of first-degree murder Monday in Island County Superior Court.
Hotel owners in Langley are continuing their push for a do-over on the design for the first phase of the Langley Marina expansion.
Residents along Timberline neighborhood just north of Deer Lake were shocked to see that someone shot a wild turkey that’s wandered the neighborhood for years.
The wife of a Langley man who was killed just after Christmas 2003 had sought a domestic violence protection order against her husband seven months before he was murdered, court records show.
Freeland’s controversial $40 million sewer plan is becoming a campaign issue far beyond the shores of Holmes Harbor. Jeff Lauderdale, a 2012 candidate for Island County commissioner, seized on the much beleaguered infrastructure upgrade during a recent speech to the South Whidbey Republican Women.