Last week the Town of Coupeville sold development rights to the Navy on 54 acres of property it owns near Outlying Field.
Why do the chickens cross the road? Lauren Mueller only wishes she knew the answer.
Uriah Kastner, a seventh grade student at Coupeville Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Coupeville Lions Club.
There are more questions than answers as to why and how a dead seagull was found tied to the top of a piling at the Coupeville Wharf.
The county will include additional funding for the sheriff’s deputies’ union contract in the 2015 budget’s first amendment.
Port of Coupeville is set to receive $180,000 in rural economic development funds to replace its aging fuel lines, a project port officials say is vital.
Coupeville lost one of its greatest champions in recent weeks with the death of artist and organizer Treva Carter. She died Nov. 29 at age 96.
While most people were basking in the warm winter evening during the Greening of Coupeville Saturday, it caused a bit of an issue for one Greening regular.
Repairs to the steering system were successfully completed and the Salish will return to service with the 3:30 p.m. departure from Port Townsend.
Already saturated with days of rain and high tides, South Whidbey is expected to get hit with a wind storm this afternoon. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning Thursday morning for the southwest and southeast interiors, and the Puget Sound region. Whidbey Island, Everett, Port Townsend, Bellingham and the Seattle area are forecast to get sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts of up to 65 mph, according to the warning.
The Coupevile/Port Townsend Ferry route is currently out of service due to issues with the steering/rudder system on the Salish.
Island County Commissioners declared a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon after four homes on South Whidbey were threatened with flooding. Commissioner Helen Price Johnson said the homes were in the Mutiny Bay community. She said outbuildings were flooded and the waters threatened to undermine the foundations of the homes.
As soon as the Island County Historical Society Museum was built in 1991, the basement started filling up with history.
Two Coupeville homeowners have sued two Whidbey Island real estate companies claiming they did not disclose the dangers of jet noise at the time of purchase.
Residents in Coupeville started the holiday season celebration with the annual Greening of Coupeville.
The subtitle of the first chapter of Coupeville author Ardeth de Vries’ new book is, “This is a book about transformation.”
Adam Dipetrillo helps his son, Nathan, decorate a gingerbread house during the annual Gingerbread Workshop hosted by the Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association. The pair, both from Dupont, were visiting family and attended the event for the first time. Some creations were taken over to the Coupeville Library and entered in the Gingerbread Challenge, sponsored by the association, Friends of the Coupeville Library and The Whidbey Examiner. Entries are still being accepted until Friday, Dec. 19. Winners will be announced 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, during the Red Ticket drawing at the Island County Historical Museum.
Neither an attempted coat snatching nor a mashed potato incident could dampen the gluttonous spirit of Coupeville diners at its annual Community Potluck Thursday.
The payoff for thousands of hours of volunteer service came Monday when the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Association distributed more than $26,000 in community grants.
Much to the chagrin of Coupeville Town Council, Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley publicly called for Bob Clay’s removal from the Island Transit Board last Tuesday.