With reserves gone, Island Transit axing staff, routes

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Jul 26, 2014 at 8:03AM

A total of 24 employees will be laid off, Saturday bus service is being cancelled and five routes will be eliminated or changed due to financial problems uncovered at Island Transit.


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Young kayakers rescued at Deception Pass

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

Seven kayaking students were temporarily missing near Deception Pass Bridge Thursday afternoon but were found uninjured.

Unconventional 10th District candidates challenge party favorites

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 5:00AM

Two candidates backed by their respective parties are being challenged by party outsiders in the race for state representative, position 2 in the 10th Legislative District.

Larger squadron options may delay Growler study

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Navy announced Friday its plans to consider larger EA-18G Growler squadrons as part of the Environmental Impact Statement it initiated last year.

Island Scanner | Potted plants, gas tank stolen

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 2:00AM

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