HUB angling to get Whidbey Island kids hooked on fishing

Cody Wilkie, 14, of Clinton fights to pull a fish away from the boat launch floats at Bush Point on Aug. 25. He will be one of the instructors at a free children’s fishing class hosted by The HUB on Sept. 20 and 21.  - Ben Watanabe / The Record
  • Aug 26, 2014 at 2:32PM

A bunch of people on Whidbey Island are hoping they can soon put the adage “Teach a man to fish” and apply it to a few dozen children.


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Betts appointed to Island County Law & Justice Council amid disagreement over term length

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

Commissioners appointed a new member of the Law and Justice Council for an unusually long term despite opposition from Commissioner Helen Price Johnson. Gerald Betts was appointed to the council last week for a term that begins immediately and runs through February 2017, a two year and six month appointment.

Parks board passes on purchase of more Trustland Trails land

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District passed on buying 10 acres of potential trail land.

New hires, teacher/principal evaluation policy up for South Whidbey school board approval

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

The South Whidbey School District will welcome seven new staff members for the 2014-15 school year tonight. The board will also read and discuss a proposed change to the policy regarding staff evaluation procedures. The board proposes to change the wording of the evaluation procedure document to read that evaluations of non-administrative certificated staff performance “shall be done in compliance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement with [South Whidbey Education Association].”

Island County Commissioners delay fish and wildlife protections

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

A farmer’s right to maintain drainage ditches without regulation was at the core of Monday’s debate on fish and wildlife protections at the Island County commissioners meeting.


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