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A single person has the power to change the future for us all. On Monday, that was Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson. The Oak Harbor Republican reconsidered her earlier position and, in a surprise move, agreed to approve a partnership between the county and the Whidbey Camano Land Trust to purchase beachfront property in Glendale. The county isn’t pitching any money into the deal, but will hold a recreation easement on the land.
Community Events, April 2014
Langley resident Grethe Cammermeyer was recently inducted into the Nursing Hall of Fame. By anyone’s standards, that is no small feat and Cammermeyer is no exception. Her life is a trail of courage and perseverance, and this honor is well deserved.
By FRED MCCARTHY I have received some very thoughtful messages from Langley citizens about these monthly ‘Mayor’s Beat’ columns. Thank you to those of you who have written in or spoken to me and appreciate this approach to these columns.
For 90 years, the South Whidbey Record has provided loyal readers with coverage they can count on. The industry has been transformed countless times during that century, changing from hot-lead presses to giant floppy disks to all-desktop. Now, approaching our second century, newspapers are finding a place on the Internet.