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Jay Wallace won’t be getting his badge back. A federal court judge has ruled against the former deputy sheriff and said Island County was justified in firing Wallace after he shirked his duty in responding to 911 calls in Freeland where a woman was being held hostage and assaulted in early 2006.
A 58-year-old Seattle man with family in Oak Harbor has been tentatively identified as the person who jumped off the ferry M/V Cathlamet as the ship was approaching Whidbey Island on Dec. 11.
The city of Langley is getting out of the garden business. Langley officials have been told by the Washington State Auditor’s Office that the city needs to stop acting as the banker for the Langley Community Garden, the grassroots P-patch that sprouted in spring 2010 on the Anderson farm.
The Langley City Council will get its first look at a fresh contract with the Langley Chamber of Commerce next week.
USELESS BAY — It’s good news mixed with bad news. We’re all getting older together.
COUPEVILLE — The first-degree murder trial for Peggy Sue Thomas has been pushed back almost 100 days.
Langley expects to launch a competitive search for a city attorney later this month, but inking a final deal may take more than two months, according to city officials.
Two days after a man jumped from the stern of the ferry M/V Cathlamet during the 10 p.m. sailing Sunday, investigators are still trying to sort out who the man was and why he apparently leapt to his death in the frigid waters of Puget Sound.
The man who jumped off the ferry M/V Cathlamet had walked aboard the vessel in Mukilteo, a Washington State Ferries spokeswoman said Monday.
The search is continuing in the waters off Clinton for a missing passenger from the ferry M/V Cathlamet, Coast Guard officials said early Monday.
The city of Langley will receive a $99,068 grant from the state Transportation Improvement Board for paving work on Anthes and Cascade avenues.
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.
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.