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No coho season for Whidbey anglers

  • May 26, 2016 at 9:07PM

State and tribal leaders finally set 2016 salmon seasons, closing all Puget Sound waters to coho with exception of Hood Canal

Haller House gets reprieve: Late donation opens doors for grant opportunity

  • May 25, 2016 at 2:00PM

A group working to save Coupeville’s Haller House got a double dose of good news last week to keep alive hopes that it can purchase the home, restore it and one day turn it into a heritage and visitor center to showcase Washington’s territorial period.

Memorial Day Parade Saturday

  • May 25, 2016 at 2:00PM

The community will gather Saturday to honor and remember those who died serving in the nation’s armed forces.

Coupeville man crashes glider into Saratoga

  • May 25, 2016 at 2:00PM

Michael Clark, a 63-year-old Coupeville resident, crashed his plane into Saratoga Passage on Friday and waded away with nary a scratch. In fact, the only victims in the potentially fatal accident were Clark’s aircraft, a Pipistrel Virus touring motor glider valued at about $85,000, and his dripping and nonfunctional smartphone.

Payne named Olympic League's MVP | Baseball

  • May 24, 2016 at 8:35AM

Coupeville High School senior baseball player Cole Payne was named the Olympic League’s 1A Most Valuable Player and three teammates earned first-team honors, the conference announced this week.

Wolves earn handful of state berths | Track

  • May 23, 2016 at 12:01PM

The long trip to Cheney for the state 1A track meet will not be as lonely this year for Coupeville High School head coach Randy King.

Bellevue Christian beats Wolves at district | Softball

  • May 23, 2016 at 12:00PM

The Coupeville High School softball team couldn’t sustain its hot start and fell 8-3 to Bellevue Christian in the loser-out, opening round of the 1A District 3 Tournament Friday, May 20, at Tacoma’s Sprinker Fields.

Trujillo takes 3rd at district | Tennis

  • May 20, 2016 at 4:23AM

Coupeville junior Valen Trujillo finished third in singles, one place shy of qualifying for the state tournament, at the 1A District 3 Tennis Tournament Thursday, May 19, at Spanaway.

Leyva sets CHS soccer scoring record

  • May 19, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 11:21AM

He wanted to hear cheers; now he hears plenty. Coupeville High School senior Abraham Leyva was a defender when he first played soccer years ago. It didn’t take him long to notice that the cheers of the crowd went to those who scored goals.

For 10th Legislature District, we need, deserve a tenacious fighter | Letter

  • May 18, 2016 at 4:00PM

It seems this political season has cheers, fears and anxiety in spades, but at the local level things are looking up. We have a truly exceptional candidate running to represent us in the state Senate, our own former county commissioner Angie Homola.

We need to do more to address broken mental health system | Letter

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM

The month of May is known for many things: Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and the flowers blooming after April’s showers. It is also Mental Health Awareness Month, and there are many opportunities right now to help ensure people and families in Washington and across the country get the critical help they need.

County commissioners need to reassess position on fireworks | Letter

  • May 18, 2016 at 6:00PM

Island County Commissioners Jill Johnson and Rick Hannold and others have lost focus. If it’s dry enough to impose a stage-two burning ban, it’s certainly too dry to light fireworks in the forest of the unincorporated areas.

Former state representative writes about oil spill impact: Novel by Dave Anderson is set in Puget Sound area

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM

The Exxon Valdez oil spill will be forever burned into the memories of many. With large amounts of oil constantly moving through Puget Sound, the prospect of a similar catastrophe in the waters is a frightening possibility.

Town of Coupeville to ban vaping in public buildings

  • May 18, 2016 at 4:00PM

Coupeville Town Council gave town staff directives to redraft its ordinance about the prohibition of smoking in town-owned facilities to include vaping.

Voters will decide future of fairgrounds in Langley

  • May 18, 2016 at 3:00PM

Ownership of the fairgrounds in Langley will be decided in an August election.

Suspicious subjects ask for money, drive pickups and borrow shovel | Blotter

  • May 18, 2016 at 6:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls.

Proposed lights may be too bright, council says

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM

Plans to retrofit street lights in Coupeville are temporarily on hold while town officials review other options and seek public input.

County’s voter turnout high for presidential primary

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM

There’s keen interest in the May 24 presidential primary elected among Island County voters, even though the results are unlikely to effect the race.

Port tries out Greenbank Farm logo

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM

The Port of Coupeville will use a donated Greenbank Farm logo design for the next 90 days while gathering input from the public on possible alterations.

Every penny counts toward wharf preservation

  • May 18, 2016 at 4:00PM

The coins have been adding up slowly but surely for the Pennies for Preservation Project.

Two appointed to Historic Preservation and Planning Commission

  • May 18, 2016 at 3:00PM

Coupeville Town Council approved the appointment of two people to the Historic Preservation Commission and the Planning Commission.

Dancing in the streets

  • May 18, 2016 at 2:00PM

Vicky Reyes, president of the Penn Cove Water Festival Association, said she won’t have exact numbers for another week or so, but estimated that this year the festival attracted somewhere between 3,000 and 4,000 visitors.

Track work to cost more than planned

  • May 18, 2016 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville School Board on Monday gave its stamp of approval on a track project that came in $44,000 more than expected.

Town of Coupeville eyes ban on pot businesses

  • May 18, 2016 at 2:00PM

New Planning Director Owen Dennison broached the topic of recreational marijuana in the Town of Coupeville during a council meeting last week and got a clear answer from elected officials.

Coupeville uses big bats to blast La Conner

  • May 17, 2016 at 5:15AM

Slugging 22 hits, including five for extra bases, the Coupeville High School softball team finished the regular season with a 19-14 win at La Conner Monday, May 16.

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