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Whidbey General Hospital paid its chief nursing officer’s legal fees in defending against a gross-misdemeanor criminal charge of which she was found not guilty.
Community Events, July 2015
Ferry fare increases totaling 5 percent for vehicles and 2 percent for passengers over two years are proposed by the Washington State Transportation Commission. In a news release, the fare hikes would be staggered over time. The first increase would occur Oct. 1 this year with 2.5 percent for vehicles and 1 percent for passengers. That would be mirrored again in May 2016.
The Independence Day holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year for Washington State Ferries. In a news release from the Washington State Department of Transportation, the agency encouraged ferry riders to plan ahead for heavy traffic at the Mukilteo and Clinton terminals Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5. Ferries will operate on normal sailing schedules Saturday, July 4.
The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the Northwest Workforce Development Council. The board appoints council members for two- or three-year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement. Washington State is divided into 12 Service Delivery Areas (or SDA), and Island County’s SDA consists of the four counties: Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan and Island.
A Freeland woman won $75,000 from a Scratch ticket sold at the Freeland Payless Food Store. The woman opted to remain anonymous after claiming her prize from the Everett regional office of Washington’s Lottery. A Freeland couple won $75,000 from a Scratch ticket sold at the Freeland Payless Food Store. They opted to remain anonymous after claiming their prize from the Everett regional office of Washington’s Lottery. According to a press release from Curator Assistant Account Executive Anna Brown, the woman who bought the ticket was ecstatic.