It’s not often one gets to step inside the Ferry House, the empty, solitary landmark that rests above Ebey’s Landing and once served as an inn, tavern, post office, residence and Hollywood movie site. Yet, opening the doors to the public to enter one of Washington’s oldest residential buildings is what is in store for one day next month and is why Zipp, Richards and others with the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve will be hopping in the coming weeks to prepare for the rare event.
A 32-foot fishing vessel came aground in Penn Cove Tuesday, prompting emergency responders to work together quickly to help contain a fuel spill.
Lightning filled the sky on the west side of Whidbey Island Thursday night, July 21. The lightning and thunder show started in the evening and continued well into the next morning.
It’s been a little crazy the past month for Janine and Bastiaan Verhulst, adjusting as new owners of A Touch of Dutch in Coupeville. But for the Verhulsts, there have been plenty of sweet and salty treats to help melt away any rough patches they encounter.
Coupeville Town Council is considering changing the way it approves some of its land-use applications.
Coupeville’s Bennett Boyles is a budding basketball star facing a tragic challenge off the court.
Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue responded to a driftwood fire early Sunday morning at Keystone State Park that appeared to be caused by an illegal campfire.
Candidates vying for state and county elected positions faced off in two back-to-back League of Women Voters forums last week.
When a main water line broke two weeks ago, it took all of the town’s public works staff an entire day to remedy the issue.
A Clinton man died Wednesday following a two-car collision on Highway 525. He was identified by the Washington State Patrol as Clinton resident Larry Anthony Poolman in a news release several hours after the crash. Poolman was 63.
It was an unusual Fourth of July weekend for Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue. The agency responded to two vegetation fires on the opposite sides of Coupeville over the weekend, including a Fourth of July grass fire Monday night near Snakelum Point that was started by fireworks.
Volunteers will have an opportunity later this month to help restore the final resting place of some of Coupeville’s original settlers.
Discussions about the town’s sewer system are at the forefront of town news as the town council considers a rate hike later this year.
If you didn’t know better, you might’ve thought that a Hollywood film crew had returned to Whidbey Island.
The League of Women Voters and Sno-Isle Libraries are partnering on two public forums for races and issues to be decided in the August primary election. League of Women Voters of Whidbey Island representatives will ask questions of the candidates at these events which are free and open to the public.
Donna Brown’s passion for fixing up old sewing machines has been put to good use at the annual Coupeville Lions Garage Sale, which takes place this weekend at Coupeville Elementary School.
Some Town of Coupeville customers woke up this morning without water. Public Works Director Willie LaRue said there is a leak somewhere in the main water line and crews are on scene investigating.
For Island County Sheriff Mark Brown and the county commissioners, it simply doesn’t make sense to allow people to shoot off fireworks when dry weather conditions are dangerous enough to permit a burn ban.
Six months in and the new regimen at Greenbank Farm seems to be working for both staff and tenants.
Around Coupeville this time of year, it’s not uncommon to spot fawns tagging closely next to their mothers.