For good or bad, social media has taken center stage in nearly every major news story.
The Island County Board of Commissioners last week ended a lawsuit with homeowners living in the neighborhood affected by the 2013 Ledgewood landslide. Without admitting to any fault, the county agreed to pay $1.5 million in a settlement with residents.
Chambers of commerce come in many configurations, but traditionally their role is to support their membership — the businesses that are the lifeblood of their respective communities.
The affordable housing problem on Whidbey Island, particularly the north end of the island, is reaching a crisis point, if it’s not there already.
Island County Board Commissioners will soon consider whether to follow a Law and Justice Council recommendation to put a $2.6-million law-and-justice measure on the ballot. The commissioners should allow voters to decide.