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Martha Rose is out as Island Transit chief

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 3:51PM

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.

Wolves cruise to win over Orcas Island | Soccer

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:24PM

Getting all of its goals in the first half, the Coupeville High School soccer team dominated from the outset to defeat host Orcas Island 4-0 Thursday, Sept. 18.

Wolves fall in Olympic League debut | Tennis

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:24PM

The Coupeville High School tennis team won the top two singles matches, but Klahowya swept the doubles competition on the way to a 5-2 win in Silverdale Thursday, Sept. 18.

Errors lead to Coupeville loss | Volleyball

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 8:33AM

Orcas Island took advantage of Coupeville High School's unsteady play to defeat the visiting Wolves 3-1 in volleyball Thursday, Sept. 18.

Help needed to build youth center | Opinion

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 3:01PM

By Carmen McFadyen I was fortunate to be raised in a small town in southwestern Kentucky. It was like Coupeville in that it was a small town isolated from large cities. It did, however, provide a safe place to “hang out” with friends.

Creating ‘perfect utilization’: Methodist church will house new activities for Coupeville seniors

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 12:44PM

The Town of Coupeville is partnering with Senior Services and Coupeville United Methodist Church to provide programs and dining for Central Whidbey seniors.

No OLF flight operations scheduled Sept. 21-27

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 12:43PM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled at the Outlying Field Coupeville, Wash., Sept. 21-27, 2014.

BC works overtime to edge Wolves | Soccer

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 9:24AM

Deep into the second overtime period, Bellevue Christian scored a golden goal to squeak out a 1-0 win over the Coupeville High School soccer team Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Mickey Clark Field.

One lucky couple will win a Whidbey wedding

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:52PM

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.

Transit needs to look at dependable service | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00PM

Editor, South Whidbey Senior Services recently held a meeting with Island Transit staff to discuss paratransit service cuts.

Be smart when it comes to mitigating jet noise | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 5:00PM

Editor, Here I go again. I am 96 years old and I’m not a mental giant like some of the leaders of the anti-Outlying Field group think they are.

Examiner can help by researching jet issue | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:48PM

Editor, While it may be easy and entertaining to print letters insulting Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, serious questions go unexplored by the Examiner.

Museum fundraiser to honor Shermans

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 9:00PM

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.

Every penny counts in Port preliminary budget

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00PM

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.

Marshal responds to dogs locked in cars | Blotter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00PM

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

Town to ban tobacco in parks, trails

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00PM

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.

Port says not now to WSU proposal

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:35PM

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 relay boosts food bank

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:33PM

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.

Kite festival is this weekend

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:29PM

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.

Whidbey News Group holds photo contest to find next Winter on Whidbey & Camano cover photo

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:21AM

Whidbey News Group is holding a contest to find a cover photo for its seasonal visitor publication, Winter on Whidbey & Camano.

Sequim pulls away in second half | Soccer

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 9:25AM

Sequim withstood a strong first half by the Coupeville High School soccer team and defeated the visiting Wolves 3-0 Saturday, Sept. 13.

Sequim stops Coupeville | Football

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 9:03AM

Sequim took advantage of its opportunities and Coupeville didn't in Sequim's 40-18 win at Mickey Clark Field Friday, Sept. 12.

Friday Harbor stops Wolves 3-1 | Volleyball

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 10:36AM

The Coupeville High School volleyball won its first set of the season Thursday, Sept. 11, but the one win was not enough as visiting Friday Harbor took the nonleague match 3-1.

Coupeville loses to Archbishop Murphy | Tennis

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 9:35AM

Archbishop Murphy stopped the Coupeville High School tennis team 5-0 in the nonleague season opener in Everett Wednesday, Sept. 10.

Wolves snap streak, beat Falcons | Soccer

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:10AM

The eight seniors on the Coupeville High School soccer team finally earned bragging rights over South Whidbey, defeating the visiting Falcons 2-1 Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the season opener.

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