Donna Brown lifts a cabinet lid to reveal an antique Franklin Treadle sewing machine that will be sold at the Coupeville Lions Garage Sale this weekend at Coupeville Elementary School along with original sewing needles, below. Brown fixes up old sewing machines as a hobby. - Ron Newberry photo

Items hum at Lions Garage Sale

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 2:00PM

Donna Brown’s passion for fixing up old sewing machines has been put to good use at the annual Coupeville Lions Garage Sale, which takes place this weekend at Coupeville Elementary School.

Island County takes more control of fireworks

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Jun 23, 2016 at 11:29AM

For Island County Sheriff Mark Brown and the county commissioners, it simply doesn’t make sense to allow people to shoot off fireworks when dry weather conditions are dangerous enough to permit a burn ban.


Deer more a nuisance than cute attraction | Letter

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 5:00PM

In reference to your front page article on June 16, I have a differing opinion of our “cute little bugger” and its family.


Ashamed of cartoon choice last week | Letter

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 5:00PM

I was so shocked with the Examiner today as I turned to the editorial cartoon. There were so many ways to have commented on the tragedy in Orlando without resorting to Islamophobia.


Is humanity simply doomed to extinction? | Letter

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 5:00PM

Common advice is not to discuss politics or religion. But the Orlando massacre and President Obama’s response points out that we have religious conflict not only here in America, but worldwide.

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