Eli Spevak of Orange Splot LLC spoke about the positives of accessory dwelling units at an affordable housing forum Wednesday night held at Langley United Methodist Church. - Evan Thompson / The Record

Langley talks affordable housing

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Oct 24, 2016 at 9:27AM

If Langley is to tackle its housing-related issues and grow from within city limits, it may need to think small. Accessory dwelling units, small homes that are adjacent or attached to a single family house, could be a viable solution.


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South Whidbey Fire/EMS hires first female deputy chief

  • Today at 11:44AM

For the first time in its history, South Whidbey Fire/EMS has a female deputy chief. Wendy Moffatt, former EMS division chief, was officially promoted to deputy chief — one rank below chief — at the fire district’s monthly meeting on Thursday. In a short ceremony, district Commissioner Kenon Simmons took her old badge and presented her with a new one. Chief Rusty Palmer was also present, and noted that not only was Moffatt the district’s first female division chief but is one of just a few in the state.

South Whidbey at Home brings volunteers, members together

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Oct 23, 2016 at 8:27AM

Though they’ve only known each other for a short while, you might mistake Janice O’Mahony and Brad Walker as lifelong friends. The pair were connected through South Whidbey at Home, a membership-based nonprofit which opened its doors in July and is dedicated to helping South Whidbey residents ages 55 and up age in place and stay active in the community.

Upcoming Island County comprehensive plan workshop

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Island County Planning Commission will hold a workshop to discuss materials regarding the draft comprehensive plan at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

Plaque commemorates battle to preserve Saratoga Woods | NOTABLE

  • Oct 22, 2016 at 10:00AM

Just like any good piece of history, it should be set in stone.

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