Parks district gets its levy bump

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 9:00PM

Voters soundly approved the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District's ballot request to continue its maintenance and operation levy on Tuesday night. Results came in showing 65.27 percent - 3,016 ballots - of South Whidbey voters said "yes" to the measure, which would will also increase the existing rate by 3 cents. Beginning in Jan. 1, 2015, the new rate will be 18 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. It's expected to generate an estimated $118,000 of additional revenue for district's coffers.


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Clinton egg hunt a success

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

Hundreds of children and their family and friends searched high and low at Dan Porter Park during the Nancy Brown Memorial Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19.

Langley welcomes whales in grand fashion

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 2:30PM

In any other setting, the no-show of honored guests is a total faux-pas.

South Whidbey Parks levy ballots due tomorrow | CORRECTED

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Apr 22, 2013 at 1:06PM

Ballots for the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District levy lid lift are due tomorrow, Tuesday, April 22.

Whidbey fair group wants regular Island County funding, new lease

  • Apr 19, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 22, 2013 at 8:17AM

Running the Island County Fairgrounds costs too much, and the managing Whidbey Island Fair Association wants county funding as part of a restructured lease.


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