When you find Ebey the Scarecrow at each location, snap a picture with him and post it on either the Examiner or Coupeville Chamber Facebook pages, or email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Not many people would want their dreams to become reality around a spooky holiday like Halloween.
The Coupeville ferry was closed for several hours Thursday after crews discovered issues with the equipment used to load vehicles.
Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels, the Island County Sheriff’s Office will lift the ban on outdoor burning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30.
Lyla Snover works on directional scarecrow signs that will be used throughout town next month for the Haunting of Coupeville.
The Coupeville ferry was temporarily out of service today after crews found broken terminal equipment.
The Town of Coupeville’s portfolio is about to get a little bigger. Last week, town council approved the acceptance of two waterfront parcels of land on Northeast Front Street.
Ebey the Scarecrow will be popping up all over town throughout the month of October for a new promotion sponsored by the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce and the Whidbey Examiner.
Fourth-generation Coupeville farmer Georgie Smith has participated in most of the Whidbey Island Farm Tours.
Sales tax revenue in the Town of Coupeville continues to stay steady, reflecting a pretty healthy local economy, Mayor Nancy Conard said.
Fundraising for one Harvest Fest Relay Race team is getting a dramatic boost. An anonymous donor offered to match donations up to $10,000 total for the Coupeville High School Drama Troupe.
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.