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

  • Today at 11:00AM updated at 2:39PM

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 wrap up spot in playoffs | Soccer

  • Today at 11:18AM

An 11-4 drubbing of visiting Chimacum Saturday, April 30, sewed up a spot in the postseason for the Coupeville High School soccer team.

Coupeville clinches 1st league championship since 1991 | Baseball

  • Today at 10:52AM

The Coupeville High School baseball team earned its first conference crown in 25 years with a 10-0 win over visiting Port Townsend Friday, April 29.

Wolves collect another big win over Redhawks | Softball

  • Today at 10:19AM

For the third time this season, the Coupeville High School softball team 10-runned Port Townsend, defeating the visiting Redhawks 16-3 Friday, April 29, in five innings.

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