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DUI prevention warrior JoAnn Hellmann to retire

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Aug 26, 2016 at 8:24AM

JoAnn Hellmann is acutely aware of the devastation and emptiness that follow in the wake of a loved one’s death. Over 40 years later, she still vividly remembers the phone call she received in 1975. The voice on the other end of the receiver said younger sister Kathy was dead.

 

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Eat my First Street dust: 2016 Soup Box Derby sees healthy turnout, competitive spirit

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Aug 25, 2016 at 8:21AM

Rather than tension and revved engines, the races that took over Langley this past weekend were preceded by light-hearted trash talk and chuckles. The atmosphere was “totally Langley,” as much as the makeshift derby cars being raced.

Public hearing set for Langley's six-year transportation plan

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00PM

A public hearing on Langley’s proposed 2017-2022 six-year transportation improvement plan will be held at the city council’s regular monthly meeting on at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at City Hall.

New committee to lead Seawall Park vision

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 4:00PM

Efforts to transform Seawall Park in downtown Langley into a sculpture park has additional support after the city council approved the forming of an ad hoc committee on Aug. 1. The committee will have somewhere between five or nine members, said City Planner Brigid Reynolds, and will consist of nearby property owners, Langley Arts Commission members, Parks and Open Space Commission members, city officials and other interested parties.

State representatives OK Community Park campgrounds

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 2:00PM

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District has powerful supporters in their arsenal for their proposed campground plans, and the district used that to their advantage during its presentation to score grant money from the capitol.

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