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Island County settles beach access lawsuit in 2-1 vote

In a 2-1 vote Tuesday, the Island County Board of Commissioners chose…

 

Fire victim ‘like family’

He hadn’t worked at Penn Cove Shellfish in a few years, but…

 

Examiner says ‘goodbye’ after 22 years

In May 1995 a group of community-minded journalists unveiled a special preview…

 

Flu sufferers fill Whidbey Island waiting rooms

Flu is taking its toll on Island County with feverish people packing…

Coupeville WhidbeyHealth meeting to address life-and-death decisions

Too many people leave too many painful life and death decisions to…

After 22 years, The Examiner will cease publication

In May 1994, I was one of the five people who founded…

House fire claims the life of Coupeville man

A Coupeville man perished Friday night in the third house fire in…

U.S. Rep Rick Larsen seeking comments on Affordable Care Act

Have you benefited from the Affordable Care Act? If so, Second District…

Roehl continues to touch the lives of Coupeville student athletes

It’s a gift that keeps on giving. While this adage is usually…

Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue tries sleek new helmets

It looks more like a motorcycle helmet, is lighter weight, offers a…

Troop helps Central Whidbey with after-Christmas cleanup

Now that Christmas has come and gone, Coupeville Boy Scout Troop 4058…

New 564 area code is coming to Whidbey and rest of region

Whidbey residents may see phone-related changes in the new year. Phone companies…

Navy water test results raise fears in Central Whidbey

A water sample from a well at a former fire training area…

Port repair needs raises levy discussions

As a new year approaches, leaders with the Port of Coupeville are…

Traces of firefighting chemical show in town well testing

Results from the Town of Coupeville’s independent testing of its water supply…

Navy meetings on Growler EIS get underway

The last and possibly liveliest of the Navy meetings on a draft…

Coupeville sophomore named Boys & Girls Club’s Youth of Year

Sometimes, strength can come from unexpected sources. Crystal Aguilar, the unit director…

Holiday House preparing for season of giving

Volunteers are hard at work this week decorating and organizing for the…

Santa Mobile hits the streets Dec. 5

The Santa Mobile, orchestrated by Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue, will start its first of seven routes through Central Whidbey beginning Dec. 5.

Port fills vacant commission seat

The board for the Port of Coupeville is back to being three…

Coupeville man nearly shot in ‘chilling’ incident

A Coupeville man brandishing a gun was “a hair’s breadth away” from…

Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue bond would fund station renovation, rig replacements

Central Whidbey fire district proposes bond to expand station, replace three aging apparatus

Oak Harbor, Coupeville EIS meetings draw much different crowds

Navy public meetings held to inform the public may have resulted in…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Coupeville’s resident Santa has a magical effect on people

Fire commissioner has spent three decades bringing joy to a community

Festival association awards $31K in community grants

The Coupeville Festival Association awarded more than $31,000 in community grants Monday…

Coupeville man’s death ruled to be a homicide

The Island County coroner ruled this week that a 71-year-old Coupeville man’s…

Town hiring consultant for independent review of EIS

Coupeville Town Council approved a request last week to hire two consultants…

Residents urged to respond to Navy impacts

An anti-noise group is urging residents to take action when it comes…

Town budget reflects staffing, salary increases

Town of Coupeville will go into 2017 with a budget reflecting additional…

Coupeville teacher earns national recognition

John Luvera honored for his role as educator at Island County Juvenile Detention Center

Red Ticket offers incentive to shop local

As people gear up for the holiday season, Coupeville merchants are giving…

A Coupeville Christmas sheds light on shoulder season

Coupeville may be heading into its quiet season, but things don’t appear…

Whidbey Conservation District focusing on a five-year vision

Robert Gartley and his family members own roughly 80 acres of forested…

Council approves doubling mayor’s salary in 2017

Coupeville Mayor Molly Hughes will get a large pay raise in 2017.…

More Navy jet noise will be coming to Coupeville, draft study shows

Navy leaders prefer that all EA-18G Growler aircraft carrier landing practice occur…

March back in time: Volunteers bring history to life at Fort Casey

History came alive at Fort Casey State Park this weekend as a…

Navy sets meetings for next week on well testing

Tests to check for chemical in firefighting foam deemed potentially harmful by EPA

Town of Coupeville will independently test water for firefighting chemical

Both the Town of Coupeville and the Navy will test the town’s…

Restored Sheep Barn gets new designation

The first time Harrison Goodall stepped inside the structure known as the…

Incumbents prevail in early polls

The incumbent candidates in state and county races affecting Whidbey Island were…