Pushkara Sally Ashford, right, plays the guitar and sings to a small group who gathered at Greenbank Farm last Friday on Earth Day. The group came to participate in a global “Sing for the Trees” event that is intended to raise environmental awareness.  - Ron Newberry photo

Sing to the trees: Earth Day event honors farm’s tallest residents

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 2:00PM

Under the canopy of a pair of revered, century-old cottonwood trees, a small group joined hands, sang songs, prayed and rejoiced, offering thanks for the beautiful simplicity of what nature provided.

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Coupeville woman seriously injured in early-morning crash on West Beach

  • May 2, 2016 at 11:00AM updated May 3, 2016 at 3:20PM

An 18-year-old Coupeville woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a possible DUI-related accident Monday morning on West Beach Road, according to the Washington State Patrol. Trooper Mark Francis said the woman was a passenger in a 2001 Ford Mustang driven by Jeromy Ladwig, 36, of Oak Harbor. Ladwig was leaving Joseph Whidbey State Park at about 4 a.m., ran the stop sign and was T-boned on West Beach Road by an oncoming 2004 Dodge Dakota driven by Nathan Dee, 26, of Oak Harbor.

Wolves win non-conference match | Tennis

  • May 3, 2016 at 9:49AM

Flexing its muscles, the Coupeville High School tennis team defeated visiting Sequim 6-1 Monday, May 2, in a non-league match.

Cowboys give Wolves 1st conference loss | Baseball

  • May 3, 2016 at 9:34AM

Chimacum scored all of the game’s runs in the first inning to hand the visiting Coupeville High School baseball team its first conference loss of the spring, 3-0, Monday, May 2.

8-run 5th inning carries Cowboys over Coupeville | Softball

  • May 3, 2016 at 9:19AM

The Coupeville High School softball team scored in more innings than host Chimacum Monday, May 2, but the Cowboys put up much bigger numbers during their rallies.

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