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Cops and robbers, drugs and burglaries — it’s what everyone’s talking about. Or more precisely, it’s what everyone has been talking about, and not just over the past few months but for more than a year.
Community Events, September 2014
After months of turmoil and calls for her head, Island Transit’s executive director resigned Friday. With Martha Rose finally handing over the keys, the process of recovering from the transportation agency’s financial mess and rebuilding the public’s trust can now begin.
Whidbey Island was put on the global map this summer, and it wasn’t accomplished with a sales pitch, expensive visitor information campaigns or pricey renovations of public facilities. It was done with good old-fashioned hard work and American ingenuity. A bit of community assistance helped pave the way, but the success of three young South Whidbey entrepreneurs at an international robotics competition in Romania this summer is really theirs and theirs alone.