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Renaissance enthusiasts share their culture at Greenbank Farm

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jul 30, 2015 at 1:24PM

During the course of Saturday’s Renaissance at the Farm festivities, attendees had the opportunity to learn from and observe a number of entertaining and educational presenters.

Orca Network to hold event Aug. 8 commemorating 1970 orca capture

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:06PM

In memory of the nearly 40 Southern Resident orcas captured in Washington state, and the 13 orcas killed during the captures, and in honor of Lolita, or Tokitae, the sole survivor, Orca Network is sponsoring several events to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the 1970 Penn Cove Orca Capture on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Preserving Coupe’s legacy: Town founder’s house focus of field school

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 2:00PM

One of Coupeville’s most historically significant structures will get some TLC during this year’s Ebey’s Reserve Preservation Field School.

Three vie for Whidbey General Hospital board Tues.

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 2:00PM

Voters have three starkly different candidates to choose from in the race for Hospital District Commission position two.

Coupeville School District Superintendent Shank gets pay bump for new position

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville School Board extended the contract of Superintendent Jim Shank Monday night and approved an increase in salary to compensate him for the additional responsibilities he’s tackling this upcoming school year.

Unhappy with port’s Greenbank Farm vote | Letter

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00PM

Ah! Thank you, Port of Coupeville commissioners. Finally, you have shown your true nature; blatant tyranny, clear collusion and hit and run tactics.

Social program turns 50 this week | Letter

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

On July 30 one of our nation’s most valuable and popular social programs turns 50. Signed into law by President Johnson, the program currently covers 55 million Americans — people aged 65 and older and younger people with permanent disabilities.

Port needs the Greenbank Farm to be self sufficient | Guest Column

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Port of Coupeville, after having been in negotiation with the Greenbank Farm Management Group for more than one year has come to a point of impasse.

Wolves scrimmage Lakeside | Football

  • Jul 28, 2015 at 9:07AM

The Coupeville High School football team hosted Lakeside in a scrimmage Saturday, July 25, at Mickey Clark Field.

No OLF flight operations schedule July 26 to Aug. 1

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jul 23, 2015 at 12:40PM

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., from Sunday, July 26 to Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.

Lots of heat, little rain wear a gardener out | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 9:00PM

If you thought this summer would be a great time to buy a bunch of trees or shrubs, gather together a hoard of your favorite annual and perennial flowers or completely revamp your landscaping, my heart goes out to you.

Seats open on ferry council for Island County

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 8:00PM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Coupeville Ferry Committee and Clinton Ferry Committee.

Who are these people who like the decision? | Letter

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 7:00PM

The commissioners — two with an agenda and short on ethics — one a stand-up guy. The management group — given a raw deal.

Greenbank decision not done in good faith | Letter

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 6:00PM

I write to express my dissatisfaction with the action taken by the Port of Coupeville Board of Commissioners on July 8.

Commissioners should right Greenbank wrong | Letter

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 5:00PM

I implore Marshall Bronson to undo this terrible wrong. A less than perfect plan is far better than no plan at all.

Greenbank Farm to hold Renaissance festival

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 4:00PM

Greenbank Farm will transcend time during the island’s first Renaissance festival on Saturday, July 25.

Whidbey General Hospital cited for lack of nursing plan

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

The state Department of Health cited Whidbey General Hospital for violating a state law designed to ensure nurses and hospitals work together to create nurse staffing plans that keep patients safe.

Town gears up for Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival will flood the streets next weekend with artist vendors, music and food.

Whidbey Island Race Week a viewer spectacle

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

Whidbey Island Race Week is making its 33rd annual splash this week, drawing visitors to the island for competitive racing that is billed as the premier sailboat racing event in the Pacific Northwest.

Whidbey General Hospital cited by state for staffing plan lapse

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 8:35PM

The state Department of Health cited Whidbey General Hospital for violating a state law designed to ensure nurses and hospitals work together to create nurse staffing plans that keep patients safe.

Race the Reserve returns to Ebey's Prairie

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 5:00AM

What better way to provide safe and sober graduation activities for Coupeville High School seniors than through an event that promotes good health and well-being?

Greenbank Farm tenants worry about future leases

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jul 17, 2015 at 12:18PM

With management plans for the Greenbank Farm up in the air, tenants are feeling anxious about the future.

Must speak up against unethical power play | Letter

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 7:00PM

For the past two years, the port and the Greenbank Farm Management Group have worked on a new agreement to run the farm. Negotiations were completed and documents under final legal review. Port commissioners John Carr and Marshall Bronson have pulled out the rug from under the two-plus years process that had culminated in the agreement reached.

Decision was unbecoming of port officials | Opinion

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

After years and years of on-again, off-again relations, quiet grumbling and likely more than a few private fantasies of more financially profitable partnerships, Port of Coupeville commissioners this week abruptly cut ties with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

Washington State Senate approves historic tuition reduction bill

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

In the final days of the 2015 legislative session, Senate budget negotiators fought to include working-family tax relief in the form of a nationally unprecedented college tuition reduction.

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