Chances are, the notion of retirement won’t sink in with Janet Wodjenski for quite some time.
It started with two dogs. But the pack of stuffed canines that frequent the corner of Center and Fourth Street in Coupeville has swelled to nine over the last two years.
People filled the streets of Coupeville Saturday for the annual Memorial Day Parade.
Ken Hofkamp was at a loss for words. Standing underneath a tent outside his Prairie Center Red Apple store, he was preparing to grill some hot dogs when a parade of people suddenly approached on foot.
Canoe clubs and tribal representatives from all over the region gathered Saturday to compete in canoe races and share native traditions with the community. Festival attendees watched the races from Coupeville Wharf and at various viewpoints along Front Street. A steady day of entertainment took place on the main stage including musicians, storytellers and dancers.
The streets of Coupeville will be filled to the brim with patriotism Saturday, May 23 as the annual Memorial Day Parade makes its way down Main Street. The parade starts at 11 a.m. at South Main Street and Terry Road and will go down Main Street to Front Street, up Alexander Street, turning on Coveland Street and ending at Coupeville Town Park.
Rory Westmoreland is out of jail after serving 75 days earlier this year, but his troubles are far from over. The former owner of the Deep Sea crab boat — which burned, sank and spilled fuel in Penn Cove — is facing another lawsuit.
Join historian Lynn Hyde at 1 p.m. Monday, May 25 for a Memorial Day Heritage Tour of Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery.
As Filing Week drew to a close Friday, open seats throughout local Coupeville government filled, but all without challengers. The second half of the candidate filing period did bring two new candidates for Port of Coupeville.
When Wilbur Purdue heard his name announced during a ceremony recognizing the state’s top achievers in history, he wasn’t sure what was going on. “I thought maybe I left the lights on in the car,” Purdue said. “My wife said I looked angry and confused. I was confused.”
A celebration of culture will take over downtown Coupeville Saturday as Native American tribes from across the region gather for the Penn Cove Water Festival.
Gifts From the Heart food bank in collaboration with the Coupeville Boys and Girls Club will be unveiling a new free meal program for children this summer.
Coupeville High School’s Science Olympiad team won two first-place awards at the state competition in Des Moines last month.
Coupeville transplant Catherine Ballay became the first candidate to file for Coupeville Town Council during Filing Week Monday.
For the second year, the Economic Development Council is hosting two “How to Get Hired on Base” workshops.
The feathers that stuck to the side of a steel work platform were a clear indication that this was no ordinary semi-truck.
Join the Whidbey Island Conservation District from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 11 for the Whidbey Island Farm Forum at Nordic Hall in Coupeville.
Members of the faith-based community gathered today outside the Island County courthouse for National Day of Prayer.
The security at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station has been heighten to "Force Protection Bravo" as part of a nationwide response to "homegrown extremist threats," according Lt. Cmdr. Grant Neeley with the U.S. Northern Command.
The Suva has finally come home. The 90-year-old schooner, originally contracted by a prominent Whidbey businessman, has traveled around the Pacific Northwest only to return to her native waters.