The Town of Coupeville is partnering with Senior Services and Coupeville United Methodist Church to provide programs and dining for Central Whidbey seniors.
The embattled executive director of Island Transit quit Friday after a tense meeting with the board of directors and an hour-long executive session. It was unclear whether the board asked Martha Rose to turn in her keys during the closed-door session, or even whether she retired or resigned. The board members voted unanimously — with Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson participating via speakerphone — to accept Rose’s letter of resignation. Afterward, Rose said she was retiring, not resigning.
Colorful kites of all shapes and sizes will fill the sky above Camp Casey once again this month during the Whidbey Island Kite Festival. The festival is Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21.
During spring, summer and fall, Whidbey Island is a popular choice for weddings. Sherrye Wyatt, with Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism, says the island is known as a wedding destination.
No matter how high Roger Sherman gets up in years, he never grows tired of the view of Ebey’s Prairie. It’s something he has enjoyed for a lifetime and is happy that others will be able to admire today and into the future.
The Port of Coupeville’s preliminary budget was so tight this year that the agency’s director scrutinized just about every penny. Executive Director Tim McDonald said he had to review each line item to balance the $538,000 operating budget.
Pretty soon, residents will not be allowed to use tobacco products in town parks and trails. Coupeville Town Council held the first reading last week of Ordinance 714, which prohibits smoking tobacco and smoke-free tobacco in all parks and trails established in town code.
A plan to revamp Greenbank Farm and increase its economic viability won’t be considered by the Port of Coupeville until next year. The plan, presented by Washington State University, aims to push the struggling farm further into the world of “edu-tourism” by providing an active educational facility that could be used by students and visitors alike.
Harvest Fest is a bittersweet event in some ways. It marks the end of the farmers market for the year, the end of summer, the end of the growing season. But it also can be a rather wacky festival, thanks to the annual Harvest Fest Relay Races.
On any day, a trip to the waterfront in historic downtown Coupeville evokes thoughts of another time.
Whidbey News Group is holding a contest to find a cover photo for its seasonal visitor publication, Winter on Whidbey & Camano.
Island Sub-Regional Transportation Planning Organization announced the availability of $1.024 million through a federal Surface Transportation Program.
Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard will be giving a State of the Town Address 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Coupeville Recreation Hall.
Two long-standing Coupeville business owners are putting it all on the line with a new partnership.
Third graders Ava Mitten and William Davidson head out for the first day of classes at Coupeville Elementary School. They join the 901 other students currently enrolled in the district. School officials believe enrollment numbers were down the first day Tuesday, but the official state count will be conducted Friday.
Wells Fargo in Clinton was robbed this morning. The Island County Sheriff's Office announced in a news release that the bank was hit by a lone gunman. The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, and used a bank employee's vehicle as a getaway car.
Trees are an essential habitat for many of Whidbey’s bird species and the Douglas fir is one of the most important components of the local forests. Local naturalists and Coupeville residents Steve and Martha Ellis will illustrate this premise next week as part of the Whidbey Audubon Society’s monthly public program.
From noon to 1:30 Sunday, Sept. 7, the Coupeville Lions Club is holding its annual salmon barbecue at Coupeville Town Park.
Former associate publisher Lorraine May passed away on Aug. 31 in her home in Bremerton.
A new month gave reason for new hope for Joel Talicurn. In less than three hours Monday, he beached two coho salmon on the shores of Keystone spit in Coupeville.