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No OLF flight operations scheduled Nov. 29 to Dec. 5

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Nov 25, 2015 at 2:28PM

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.

Time running out for Haller House

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

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.

All aboard:

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

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.

Trees to be cut along highway

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

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.

Pratt collection on display through Dec.

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

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.

Sip 'n' Shop promotes small business Saturday

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

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.

Free Gingerbread Workshop Saturday

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

The Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association is once again offering an afternoon of sweet fun Saturday with the annual Gingerbread Workshop.

Join us for global climate rally Nov. 29 | Letter

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

Editor, “I honestly believe that there’s not been a single cultural change or big movement that didn’t have the voice of the religious community. It’s crucial.” - Rev. Sally Bingham

Osmanthus: a fragrant bush for sun, partial shade | Opinion

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

If you like the look of holly but want something fragrant and non-invasive, consider giving Osmanthus heterophyllus a try. This member of the olive family has holly-like leaves with one to four spiny points on each side and small, white, four petalled flowers that bloom in the fall. You can easily distinguish between holly and O. heterophyllus by the arrangement of the leaves on the stems. Holly leaves occur alternately, while Osmanthus are opposite.

Wolves receive letters, awards, league honors

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 12:31PM

Coupeville High School fall athletes recently received varsity letters, awards and league honors.

Coupeville grads continue success at college level

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 12:24PM

Several former Coupeville High School athletes are continuing their careers at the collegiate level. Here’s a look how ex-Wolves competing in fall sports performed this season:

Competitive nature helps Hesselgrave succeed

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 9:41AM

I guess it is safe to say that Wiley Hesselgrave is competitive. The senior football and basketball player is also the most accomplished male athlete in his class at Coupeville High School.

Wolves place 3 on all-conference team | Volleyball

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 11:17AM

The Olympic League announced its all-conference volleyball team this week, and three Coupeville High School athletes earned spots on the squad.

8 Wolves earn all-league honors

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Nov 20, 2015 at 9:28AM

Five Coupeville High School football players and three soccer players were named first-team all-conference when the Olympic League announced its awards this week.

Students of the quarter honored

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 7:00PM

Coupeville Lions Club honored Makana Stone and Sebastian Wurzrainer as students of the quarter last week.

Winner grabs $750 in food

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00PM

Tom Rusnak of Coupeville raced through Prairie Center Red Apple with speed and determination Saturday.

Church hosting free holiday meal Saturday at the Greenbank Farm

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 4:00PM

A church in Greenbank is cooking up a free holiday meal for the public in celebration of Thanksgiving.

All welcome at global climate rally in Freeland | Letter

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 4:00PM

We hope you can join us at 12:15 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland for the Whidbey/Paris Global Climate Rally. The degradation of creation and its impacts are a moral crisis, which is why the Greening Congregations of Whidbey are having a rally in solidarity with people all over the planet.

Thanks to volunteers for elections help | Letter

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00PM

A resounding thank you to the group of volunteers that assisted our office by processing tax mail in 2015!

Distracted driving is a public hazard | Letter

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 6:00PM

Each day in the United States, almost 10 people are killed and more than 1,150 are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. In 2011 alone, nearly one in five crashes in which someone was injured involved distracted driving. Moreover, in 2012, 3,328 people were killed and another 421,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver.

Port of Coupeville finances tight as year transitions to new

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 6:00PM

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.

Island County Beachwatchers gear up for split

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 3:00PM

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.

Greenbank Farm hosts lighting of the tractor on Nov. 27

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 8:00PM

The Greenbank Farm will host its annual tractor lighting event Friday, Nov. 27.

Police respond to calls reporting suicidal persons | Blotter

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 7:00PM

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

Coupeville man jumps from bridge

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00PM

A 75-year-old Coupeville man died after jumping from Deception Pass Bridge Sunday afternoon, according to Island County Coroner Robert Bishop.

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