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The previous city council discussed taking that action for months, but never voted to go ahead with it. It appears that new Mayor Jim Slowik took it upon himself to get it done as quickly as possible after he took office. The workshop took place prior to the regular City Council meeting so the logistics of televising it were simplified, but it was an outstanding effort.Editorial: Catch these winning girls
But, lets not forget about North and Central Whidbeys outstanding female athletes. This winter, the girls basketball teams from both Oak Harbor and Coupeville are enjoying outstanding season.Editor's Column: County needs to look more rural
Rep. Barbara Bailey and Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen have again introduced bills to define Island County as a rural county. This isnt just something to put on some real estate companys brochure when it depicts an inviting island development on 300 formerly rural acres, its got real meaning to it. In this state, if youre designated rural you get more money from the government.Ferry service quite impressive
My husband and I took the whale watching boat from Keystone to Port Townsend. We knew the boat had limited capacity from reading the newspaper so we planned accordingly. We arrived early and stood in line. It was cold and windy yet it was our choice to stand in line to ensure we could board. The crew from the whale watching boat was helpful and cheerful. It was stormy and the surf pounded the windows, I felt safe. The boat was filled to capacity. Yes, there were people unable to board. The same thing happens with all ferries we do not always make the boat we want.
We took the ferry from Port Townsend to Seattle and stayed the night. Again, the boat had limited capacity. This was also clearly communicated. Yes, there were people unable to board. The ride was fantastic! We rocked and we rolled. Ferry personnel were present and happy to discuss the boat and her history.Voters caused ferry mess
Then, I watched in horror as Washington voters approved I-695, which limited vehicle license fees to $30. Island County voters concurred by a wide margin. At the time, a headline in another newspaper read, State may lose the service of 10 ferries in I-695s wake.Good place for traffic cameras
Whidbey News-Times has an archive of speed-related stories about West Beach Road, ones that include the irresponsible responses of our commissioners.Course change makes sense
As a proud finisher of the 2007 marathon, I thought that the section of the race from Scenic Heights to Coupeville was one of the most scenic and (except for the pain!) enjoyable parts of the race. I admit to loving the feeling of being treated like a hometown hero by the citizens of Coupeville as I crossed the finish line in Town Park.Lawson beats Kings at buzzer
In addition, Public Works Director Cathy Rosen said the city will be responsible for reviewing and modifying the goals each time the water system plan is updated.