From left, Costa Lavigne, Tanissa Lavigne, Marco Lavigne, Jill Peterson and Rand Stamm help form a chain of protesters encircling the Island County Jail Sunday. The Lavignes traveled from Lopez Island to protest the death of their friend, Keaton Farris.  - Jessie Stensland photo

Protest sheds light on Island County Jail failures

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

More than 250 people, many of them from Lopez Island, took part in the protest of the Island County Jail, where 25-year-old Keaton Farris died from dehydration in April. The protesters handed out water bottles.

Port Orchard Independent

Port Townsend Rhododendron float explodes after the Grand Parade

  • Jun 27, 2015 at 9:00PM updated Jun 29, 2015 at 11:38AM

The Port Townsend Rhododendron parade float exploded just after completing is journey along the Port Orchard Fathoms O' Fun Grand Parade tonight (June 27).

Babe Ruth team falls at district

  • Today at 11:24AM

The Oak Harbor 13/14 Babe Ruth baseball team, which also includes seven players from Coupeville, fell twice in the district tournament last week at Burlington's Rotary Park and was eliminated.

Stone helps develop safer football helmet

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 26, 2015 at 2:58PM

One of the reasons 2011 Coupeville High School graduate Andre Stone didn’t play football for the Wolves was because of the risks involved. Now, ironically, he is aiming to help curb football head injuries.

Flight operations scheduled at OLF June 29

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 25, 2015 at 4:31PM

Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field in Coupeville, Wash., in the afternoon of Monday, June 29, 2015.

Community Events, June 2015

Add an Event

Read the Jun 25
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates