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Fishing vessel runs aground in Penn Cove

  • Jul 26, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Jul 29, 2016 at 2:59PM

A 32-foot private fishing vessel came aground in Penn Cove Tuesday, prompting emergency responders to work together quickly to help contain a fuel spill.

Summer work prepares CHS athletes for school sports

  • Jul 28, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 8:20AM

Soon tiles commemorating conference championships won by the Coupeville High School girls basketball team the past two years will be mounted on the walls of the CHS gymnasium.

Farm gears up for lavender festival

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00PM

The pretty purple fields at Lavender Wind Farm off West Beach are a far cry from last year’s “bumper” crop.

Town of Coupeville asking state to address Broadway safety

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00PM

According to emergency response records in Island County, 31 accidents have occurred in the last five years at that intersection. There have been five collisions so far this year. Two accidents over the years have resulted in fatalities.

New marshal coming to town Sept. 1

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office will see a change in command starting Sept. 1.

New children’s novel sets story at Fort Casey

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 3:20PM

Evans’ book, “This is Not a Werewolf Story,” is a middle grade novel aimed at 9-to-12-year-old readers that is set at Fort Casey on Whidbey Island.

Wild lightning show

  • Jul 22, 2016 at 11:29AM

Lightning filled the sky on the west side of Whidbey Island Thursday night, July 21. The lightning and thunder show started in the evening and continued well into the next morning.

Changes made for 2016 Race the Reserve

  • Jul 21, 2016 at 5:00AM updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:42AM

Veterans of the Race the Reserve will find some changes in this year’s event when the sixth annual run winds through the back roads and trails of Central Whidbey Island Saturday, Aug. 13.

Rare glimpse inside Ferry House: National Park Service to celebrate centennial with public opening

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jul 21, 2016 at 9:38AM

It’s not often one gets to step inside the Ferry House, the empty, solitary landmark that rests above Ebey’s Landing and once served as an inn, tavern, post office, residence and Hollywood movie site. Yet, opening the doors to the public to enter one of Washington’s oldest residential buildings is what is in store for one day next month and is why Zipp, Richards and others with the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve will be hopping in the coming weeks to prepare for the rare event.

Town looking at changes to how land use process is done

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 2:00PM

Coupeville Town Council is considering changing the way it approves some of its land-use applications.

Taproom hosts fundraiser for Boyles | Golf

  • Jul 19, 2016 at 8:09AM

The Penn Cove Taproom will host its first Penn Cove Classic Tap Takeover/Fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Gallery Golf Course in Oak Harbor.

Ciao hosts fundraiser for Bennett Boyles

  • Jul 14, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 12:01PM

Coupeville’s Bennett Boyles is a budding basketball star facing a tragic challenge off the court.

Move was 'meant to be': A Touch of Dutch finds new owners

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 2:00PM

It’s been a little crazy the past month for Janine and Bastiaan Verhulst, adjusting as new owners of A Touch of Dutch in Coupeville. But for the Verhulsts, there have been plenty of sweet and salty treats to help melt away any rough patches they encounter.

Candidates gearing up for primary

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 5:00PM

Candidates vying for state and county elected positions faced off in two back-to-back League of Women Voters forums last week.

Stormwater fee would bring relief

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 2:00PM

When a main water line broke two weeks ago, it took all of the town’s public works staff an entire day to remedy the issue.

Soroptimist celebrate graduates of ‘Dream It Be It’ program

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 3:00PM

Members of Soroptimist International of Coupeville held a recognition celebration for graduates who completed the fall 2015 and spring 2016 Dream It Be It: Career Support for Girls program.

Art a sort of self-therapy for Coupeville counselor

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 2:00PM

Mark Lucero, 51, has played with art in various forms for most of his life, but he didn’t start showing his paintings professionally at galleries around Whidbey Island until 14 years ago.

Voting record shows Bailey is on wrong side | Letter

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 5:00PM

After a year of political name-calling and clever ads and sound bytes, I’ve given up on candidates’ promises and now look at their voting records.

County needs to get fireworks under control | Letter

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Fourth of July once consisted of a couple nights of mostly popping sounds and sparkle, but this year it devolved into the island under siege of munitions-grade explosions.

Vote against special interests on Aug. 2 | Letter

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 4:00PM

I don’t know about you, but I am tired of all the big-money special interests trying to buy our elections to protect their selfish interests.

North Whidbey chases Central/South Whidbey from tournament | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 12, 2016 at 9:00AM updated at 11:52AM

North Whidbey turned up the power to zap Central/South Whidbey 10-4 in a loser-out game in the Little League 11/12 district tournament in Sedro-Woolley Monday, July 11.

Central/South Whidbey bounces back for district win | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 12:07PM

Cody Roberts’ home run polished off Anacortes in Central/South Whidbey Little League’s 12-1 win in the 11/12 district tournament Saturday, July 9, in Sedro-Woolley.

Nighthawks end season with 4th in tournament | Legion baseball

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 12:07PM

The Whidbey Island Legion A baseball team wrapped up a solid finish to the summer season by placing fourth in a tournament at Carlon Park in Yakima July 7-10.

ACCIDENT UPDATE | Wednesday crash claims Clinton man

  • Jul 7, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Jul 8, 2016 at 3:35PM

A Clinton man died Wednesday following a two-car collision on Highway 525. He was identified by the Washington State Patrol as Clinton resident Larry Anthony Poolman in a news release several hours after the crash. Poolman was 63.

Central Whidbey falls at district | 9/10 softball

  • Jul 7, 2016 at 10:40AM

A six-run first inning spurred Sedro-Woolley to the Little League Softball 9/10 District 11 tournament title over Central Whidbey Wednesday, July 6, at Rhododendron Park.

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