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Clean Water: Island County sheds light on septic maintenance importance

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 2:00PM

Getting people to inspect their septic systems has been an ongoing struggle for Island County. It’s one that the law doesn’t necessarily incentivize. When the county first implemented the law in 2009, it could have cost a homeowner around $250 for an inspection, $62 to submit the results and up to $20,000 in repairs or replacement if problems were discovered.

 

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No OLF flight operations scheduled March 1 - 7

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 1:41PM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., from March 1 - 7.

2015-16 school year starting early in Coupeville

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 6:00PM

Contrary to previous procedure, Coupeville School District will start its 2015-16 school year before Labor Day. School will start Monday, Aug. 31 and end Thursday, June 9.

Town of Coupeville hiring for planning director job

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 5:00PM

The Town of Coupeville is seeking applications to fill a full-time planning director position. The first screening of applications will be March 12 with selection hopefully in April, Mayor Nancy Conard said.

Town swaps member on transit board

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 5:00PM

Jackie Henderson’s first meeting on the Island Transit board was an eventful marathon session in which the board adopted new routes, purchased new buses and rejected a headhunting proposal.

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