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EDITORIAL | Starting over is right course correction

  • Today at 6:00AM

Few topics over the past year have generated as much discussion and disagreement in Langley as the plan for a bluff conveyance down to the marina. Project champions herald it as a long-overdue utility, a convenience that will not only shuttle people to and from the waterfront but transport the city itself into a more prosperous future. To detractors, it’s a potential blight on the view shed, an ill-conceived and expensive political machination for which taxpayers will ultimately pay the price.

EDITORIAL | Commitment to public beach access is well placed

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 8:00AM

Improving public beach access in Island County took a big step forward this week. County representatives on the Sub-Regional Transportation Planning Organization on Wednesday agreed to earmark an additional $90,000 of federal transportation money for a total 2015 budget of $175,000 for the identification of existing public beach access. In so doing, the county demonstrated its commitment to preserving and maintaining a vital and seemingly ever shrinking public resource.

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