Hospital board candidate Georgia Gardner, left, listens to challenger Rob Born speak at an election forum Wednesday. Beside him are Nancy Fey and Erika Carnahan. - Ben Watanabe / The Record

WGH hopefuls make affiliation plans clear, Langley mayoral candidates say ‘no’ to funicular, ‘yes’ to diversifying economy

  • Oct 2, 2015 at 4:00PM

Six people hoping to fill three positions in the general election this November answered a string of questions during a forum hosted by The Record on Wednesday night in Langley. Before a crowd of about 70 people at Langley United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall, four candidates for two spots on the Whidbey General Hospital board of commissioners and the two Langley mayoral candidates responded to inquiries about their leadership style, what they want to improve and change, and where they want to take their respective agencies in the coming years.


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New fireboat engine costs $42,000

  • Today at 6:00PM

A sea-trial of a replacement engine for South Whidbey Fire/EMS’s one-year-old fireboat will occur next week, according to Assistant Chief Paul Busch.

Langley Middle School Principal Suzi Mach on administrative leave

  • Today at 4:00PM

Langley Middle School principal Suzi Mach is on administrative leave, according to school officials, after submitting a letter of resignation on Thursday and then rescinding it.

Langley Councilwoman Robin Black changes resignation

  • Today at 2:00PM

Councilwoman Robin Black submitted a new and conditional letter of resignation this week. If her husband, Tim Callison, is elected mayor, she will leave the city council Jan. 1.

Clinton pushes for Ferry Dock Road changes, awaiting port study

  • Today at 12:00PM

Despite a handful of “for lease” signs that dot Highway 525, a group of a dozen people is vigorously working to spark growth in Clinton.

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