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Gene Kelly Barner, left, an Oak Harbor financial advisor, listens to the presentation of awards alongside Cynthia and Larry Mason Wednesday. Barner was voted best financial advisor. The Masons represented the Oak Harbor Music Festival, voted best festival. - Photos by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

A salute to island’s Best: Whidbey Coffee voted Business of the Year

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

As Whidbey Coffee continues to expand beyond its traditional market, Dan Ollis remains happy and grateful for the loyalty shown by customers from the coffee company’s namesake island.

 

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Island County passes new Futures fund criteria

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

Island County Commissioners on Wednesday changed the county’s Conservation Futures Fund Program to allow consideration of economics when contemplating conservation and to streamline the conservation review process.

Island County appeals GMA decision

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

Island County’s obligation to protect some ecologically sensitive areas under the state’s Growth Management Act remains unclear after the county on July 24 appealed an adverse decision by the Growth Management Hearings Board.

North Whidbey Fire moves forward on new $1.5 mil. station

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 7:00AM

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue plans to build a new $1.5 million fire station at the corner of Troxell and Monkey Hill Roads in early August.

County appeals GMA decision

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 2:23PM

Island County’s obligation to protect some ecologically sensitive areas under the state’s Growth Management Act remains unclear after the county on July 24 appealed an adverse decision by the Growth Management Hearings Board.

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