Dave Parent, a veterinarian, answers questions about rabbit diseases during a community meeting Tuesday about Langley

Public voices support for non-lethal options at Langley bunny meeting

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:21PM

If public sentiment were to hold sway, falconry might be out as an option to address Langley's rabbit problem. During a public meeting to discuss possible solutions Tuesday evening at the Island County Fairgrounds, few if any people voiced support for using birds of prey as a tool to dent the city's rabbit population. Instead, most seemed to favor more passive and nonlethal approaches, such as using fencing and sprays to keep rabbits away from homes and gardens.


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City of Langley police officer hired away

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00PM

One of Langley’s newest police officers is already gone. Luke Adkins, who was hired in May 2014 and officially started in early 2015, was hired away by the Arlington Police Department.

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Report in wake of Island County Jail death calls for staffing increases, additional reforms

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 5:30PM

Implementing an expert's recommendations for improving the operations of the Island County jail will come with a high price tag. However, many of the proposals in the report were implemented weeks or even months ago at a significant cost, according to Island County Sheriff Mark Brown.

Langley ethics board gets fifth member

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 4:00PM

Langley now has a fully formed, five-member ethics board. The confirmed appointment of Marilee Seligson by the Langley City Council on Oct. 5 bumped the ethics and training board’s ranks to its outlined five members. Previously, the council amended the rules to allow for the board to operate with three members while still pursuing a total of six, one of which would serve as an alternate.

Bunny problem not city’s fault, Langley councilman says

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Bunnies, bunnies, bunnies. It’s about all some people talk about in Langley these days, even in the hallowed halls of City Hall during Monday’s city council meeting.

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