Rabbit wars: Langley mayor pardons city’s bunnies despite citizen complaints

Fran Johnson scowls at a pair of bunnies in a Langley neighbor’s yard. The longtime resident was sorely miffed with rabbits for devastating her recently landscaped yard. - Ben Watanabe / The Record
  • Jan 27, 2015 at 3:03PM

Worried that a mass culling or relocation of Langley’s abundant rabbit population would be political suicide, Mayor Fred McCarthy has decided to let the bunnies be.


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Beware jury duty phone scam

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to beware a new phone scam.

South Whidbey special education, trips up for board OK

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 4:00PM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors will meet tonight to discuss such matters as the approval of upcoming student trips, the adoption of a revised policy regarding Special Education and related services and an overview of financial reports.

Island, Skagit consider splitting regional transportation management

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 2:00PM

Skagit County leaders are looking at separating or revising the regional transportation agreement with Island County.

Land Trust gets $1 million to purchase old Waterman Mill property

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 10:00AM

More than 2,000 feet of shoreline, 33 acres of forest and wetlands, and 26 acres of beach and tidelands on South Whidbey will be protected in part due to a $1 million federal grant awarded this month.


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