Seattle resident Matt Dawson sinks a putt at Holmes Harbor Golf Course on Monday. Behind him is the make-do pro shop that resulted from a dispute with the owner of the clubhouse. The course and the clubhouse are for sale, which could resolve the issue. - Justin Burnett / The Record

Holmes Harbor Golf Course back on the market

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 8:52AM

For the third time in less than five years, the Holmes Harbor Golf Course is for sale. The fairways, the clubhouse, the waterfront property, the dock, all of it is up for grabs for anyone with a spare $2 million. At least that’s the sum of the two property owners independent listings: the Holmes Harbor Sewer District’s rock-bottom price for about 50 acres of fairways is $450,000, and Holmes Harbor, LLC, which owns just about everything else, is asking $1.6 million.


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Langley Comprehensive Plan update picks up momentum

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 6:00PM

Work on Langley’s comprehensive plan update is picking up speed. Director of Community Planning Michael Davolio told the city council July 20 that the city’s report to the county will likely be accepted, but only after several more public meetings.

Queer Pride Parade gives people a chance to celebrate difference, progress

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 10:20AM

Langley will become awash in chants, cheers and plenty of rainbows Sunday for the second annual Whidbey Queer Pride Parade.

Langley woman steps forward for Whidbey veterans

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 10:00AM

Terri Desrosiers wakes up each day in pain. But she’s found a simple remedy that helps her cope — walking.

Island County commissioners OK future funds changes

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 8:00AM

The Island County commissioners on Tuesday changed the county’s Conservation Futures Fund program to allow considering economics when contemplating conservation and to streamline the conservation review process.

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