For the 15th year in a row, Coupeville resident Jack Tingstad will once again open his model railroad to the public for two days this weekend. And as always, there’s something new to see.
No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., the week of Nov. 29 – Dec. 5, 2015.
The sleek new sign placed at the corner of Front and Main streets in Coupeville last spring was intended to pose as a classy introduction to a historically significant 19th century grand residence and bring attention to a cause.
The Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association is once again offering an afternoon of sweet fun Saturday with the annual Gingerbread Workshop.
Contractors will be removing about 100 trees along Highway 20 near Coupeville to make room for a future road project, according to the state Department of Transportation.
For the first time in our island community, the Frank J. Pratt Jr. private collection of historical paintings, sketches, photography, poems, creative writing and related correspondence will be available for public viewing. Close facsimiles of original art, spanning the years 1917 to 1939, will be displayed for the month of December at the Coupeville Library.
In conjunction with Small Business Saturday, the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce is offering a chance to sip on local wine, dine on local appetizers and shop in the town’s variety of small shops.
In the final hours of his life, Bob Engle told his son how much he would have liked to get on a tractor one last time and take a ride around the field. Engle never got that chance before he died on Oct. 31. His son, however, made sure that he’d get one more trip through the prairie and countryside where he’d spent his entire lifetime farming.
Budgeting for 2015 and 2016 has been a bit of dance for the Port of Coupeville. To balance its 2015 budget, the Port of Coupeville had to pull from its already dwindling reserves.
On Jan. 1, Island County Beach Watchers will part ways with long-time administrator Washington State University and become an independent, not-for-profit organization with a new name: Sound Water Stewards of Island County.
A 75-year-old Coupeville man died after jumping from Deception Pass Bridge Sunday afternoon, according to Island County Coroner Robert Bishop.
Marshall Bronson, Chairman of the Port of Coupeville, will not complete his final month as a port commissioner.
A wind advisory remains in effect until 10 p.m. tonight along Admiralty Inlet. Winds are expected to reach 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph the rest of today.
Two years ago this month, Michele Lynn and Jerry Raitzer were over the moon with anticipation. Their Whidbey Island dream had come true. Today, however, the dream has been altered dramatically — but they insist it’s not dead.
Oak Harbor resident Brian Rayford "carried out a hit against a 17-year-old child" because his friend was upset over the cost of an impound fee, according to a report by a detective with the Island County. Rayford, two other young adults and a juvenile are facing murder charges in the death of John "Jay" Johnson. The teenager passed away in Harborview Medical Center Friday as a result of the gunshot wound to the head. Johnson — a blond-haired, handsome teenager — went to school in Oak Harbor and had a network of friends and family in the community.
The fuel line replacement project got underway Monday at the Coupeville Wharf.
Take a stroll down Front Street on Wednesday evening and visitors may find an illuminated Coupeville Wharf.
A former captain of the Coupeville High football team pleaded not guilty to raping a teenage girl this week.
In a poetic way to honor the wishes of a lifelong Central Whidbey farmer, Bob Engle will get one final tractor ride Saturday.
Voters decisively chose a seasoned insider over a Whidbey General Hospital critic. Initial election results show incumbent Georgia Gardner leading the race for a seat on the hospital board with nearly 60 percent of the vote over critic Rob Born, who pulled in 40 percent.