Brian Richmond has spent 25 years as a pilot for Alaska Airlines. But last Saturday, he stood near the air strip at the Outlying Field in Coupeville and was at the controls of a model airplane.
Greg Gilles is known throughout South Whidbey as a respected homebuilder.
The former Island Transit finance manager is defending her reputation after being fired and accused of financial mismanagement at the agency. Executive Director Martha Rose said she fired Barbara Savary in June after it was revealed that IT didn’t have enough money to pay its bills.
Two ATMs are being installed in Front Street businesses.
The Coupeville Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:
A farmer’s right to maintain drainage ditches without regulation was at the core of Monday’s debate on fish and wildlife protections at Monday’s Island County commissioner meeting.
A man exercising his First Amendment rights is ruffling feathers in downtown Coupeville. In response to multiple complaints about a truck with political signs parked downtown all day Sunday, Town of Coupeville officials issued a public notice saying the signs weren’t against the law and there isn’t anything they can do.
Coupeville Marshal Rick Norrie’s attention to odd details led to the apprehension of a suspected car thief and burglar last weak.
The way of life Don Abel and his wife Margaret have enjoyed during their retirement years will continue to take place in other parts of Washington state, with the next stop penciled in for Sequim in early September.
Summer students at Whidbey General Hospital line up for a photo during the July 10 orientation for the Summer Teen Career Exploration Program. The students are, front row: Lydia Page, Sylvia Hurlburt, Renee Richards, Maddie Page and, back row: Matt Shank, Steven Cope and Brody DeDobbelaere. Whidbey General Hospital holds the program for students between the ages of 15 and 18. The orientation briefed the students and their parents on safety, infection prevention and confidentiality. The program is three hours a week for eight weeks, and students are placed in different departments of the hospital so they can learn about the variety of health care careers that are available at the local hospital.
Tim McDonald, executive director for the Port of Coupeville, submitted a letter of resignation last week.
One of three applicants for recreational marijuana-based businesses on Whidbey Island is pulling its application.
Of all the phone calls that come into the Island County Historical Society Museum in Coupeville, there probably will not be another that created the sort of buzz that rattled the front desk three weeks ago.
With recent rain and current weather models predicting more moderate conditions in western Washington, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources is adjusting the current statewide burn ban.
An artsy crowd from around the region descended in record numbers on Coupeville for the 50th annual Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.
As schools and parents gear up for the start of school Tuesday, Sept. 2, so are the organizations that aim to help students.
The first day of school for Coupeville School District is Sept. 2 for grades 1-12 and Sept. 5 for kindergarten.
While a celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 at Camp Casey in Coupeville to reflect on the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s first 30 years of existence, the real focus will be on the future.
For 51 years, the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival has been the event that gives back to the community. From providing a venue for local artists to raising money for scholarships, the festival has been an annual boon to Coupeville. In fact, profits from the festival gave rise to another important Coupeville institution.