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Commissioners to fund fairground manager

Commissioners agreed to fund a contractor to manage the Island County Fairgrounds in Langley as a short-term solution for the fate of the property. Long-term management options have yet to be discussed. - Photo by Ben Watanabe/Whibey News Group
  • Jul 19, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Jul 21, 2014 at 8:50AM

Island County Commissioners agreed to fund a contractor to manage the Island County fairgrounds for one year.

 

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Sheriff fights to protect deputy files

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Jul 21, 2014 at 3:58PM

A proposal to move sheriff’s deputy files into the county’s human resources office was kiboshed by the county’s two Republican commissioners during Wednesday’s work session.

Hospital CEO gives one-year notice

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 21, 2014 at 8:52AM

Whidbey General Hospital commissioners are putting together a list of criteria to help them find the perfect chief executive officer, according to Commissioner Ron Wallin.

Wallie Funk surprised with Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 21, 2014 at 8:50AM

As he’s advanced in his years, Wallie Funk doesn’t get around as well as he used to. Sometimes rising from a chair can pose its challenges.

Race Week owner turning over wheel

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jul 18, 2014 at 8:46AM

Gary stuntz said he loves sailing both because of the freedom he feels on the water and the thrill of racing against other seasoned sailors.

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