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North Whidbey rally stops Central Whidbey | 9/10 Softball

  • Today at 1:03PM

It's hard to imagine a better way for the North Whidbey Little League 9/10 softball team to start its district tournament, and a tougher way for Central Whidbey to begin its.

Dry weather worries some Coupeville farmers

  • Today at 5:00PM

Georgie Smith pulls her truck up to a patch of land and surveys a field through her window.

Splinters of thought for a wooden year | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Today at 6:00PM

Six years ago this month, my spouse, two dogs and I began our new lives on the Rock. Hallmark Cards says the correct sixth anniversary gift should be wood, but please don’t bother. We already have plenty of that on this evergreen-encrusted isle.

The best books for weed identification | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Today at 5:00PM

One gardener’s weed might very well be a naturalist’s wild flower or a herbalist’s medicinal plant. So much depends on both your world view and the level of exasperation you’ve reached while battling shot weed, dandelions or nettles.

Island County officials heed danger of dry weather, fireworks

  • Today at 4:00PM

Island County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution last week to “encourage all within our jurisdiction to limit the discharge of personal fireworks to reduce fire danger on our islands.”

Items go quick at Coupeville Lions’ garage sale

  • Today at 3:00PM

The energy was electric Saturday morning as hundreds crowded at the starting line of the Coupeville Lions Garage Sale, peering over the rope to eye the smorgasbord of bargains awaiting purchase.

Show of gratitude: Coupeville man visits crew that saved his life

  • Today at 2:00PM

Arthur Foley walked up to firefighters and other emergency services personnel wearing a cowboy hat, cowboy boots and a warm smile. He extended a hand, then gently wrapped each of the individuals in an embrace.

New coffee shop owners no strangers to Coupeville

  • Today at 2:00PM

After 23 years away from Coupeville, former Concerts on the Cove founders David and Pat Howell returned this month with plans for getting back involved with the community.

Babe Ruth team falls at district

  • Jun 29, 2015 at 11:24AM

The Oak Harbor 13/14 Babe Ruth baseball team, which also includes seven players from Coupeville, fell twice in the district tournament last week at Burlington's Rotary Park and was eliminated.

Stone helps develop safer football helmet

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 26, 2015 at 2:58PM

One of the reasons 2011 Coupeville High School graduate Andre Stone didn’t play football for the Wolves was because of the risks involved. Now, ironically, he is aiming to help curb football head injuries.

Flight operations scheduled at OLF June 29

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 25, 2015 at 4:31PM

Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field in Coupeville, Wash., in the afternoon of Monday, June 29, 2015.

Anacortes tops Whidbey for district title | 11/12 Softball

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:30PM

The Whidbey 11/12 Little League softball all-stars mounted a late comeback but ran out of time in a 13-5 loss to host Anacortes in the District 11 championship game Tuesday, June 23.

Investigation shows death a result of ‘catastrophic’ failures at Island County Jail

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

“Catastrophic systemic failures” at the Island County Jail led to a 25-year-old man’s death from dehydration April 8, Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said.

Protest sheds light on Island County Jail failures

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

More than 250 people, many of them from Lopez Island, took part in the protest of the Island County Jail, where 25-year-old Keaton Farris died from dehydration in April. The protesters handed out water bottles.

Start date unknown for pending Madrona Way project

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 4:00PM

A start date for construction of Phase 1 of the Madrona Way Project is up in the air at this point.

Coupeville lighthouse manager beams over role

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 3:00PM

Since March, Sharon Sharpe has occupied a second floor office in the Admiralty Head Lighthouse in Coupeville, which comes with a window view of ship traffic in North Puget Sound passing through Admiralty Inlet. It’s one of the perks of being the new program specialist at the lighthouse, which is part of Fort Casey State Park.

Cat reported stolen during vacation

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:00PM

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

Coupeville Lions garage sale unearths mementos

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

Coupeville Lions volunteers are hoping to find the owner of donated WWII love messages.

Whidbey to play for district title | 11/12 Softball

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 10:07AM

After defeating South Skagit 10-6 Monday, June 22, the Whidbey 11/12 Little League softball all stars will get another shot at Anacortes in the district tournament.

Wolves host summer camp | Volleyball

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jun 23, 2015 at 10:06AM

Some of the future pieces of the Coupeville High School volleyball team could be seen at the middle school gym last week.

Whidbey falls to Anacortes at district | 11/12 Softball

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 10:02AM

The Whidbey Island 11/12 Little League all-star softball game lost 9-5 to host Anacortes in the District 11 tournament Sunday, June 21, but made Anacortes work for a win for the first time this year.

Large crowd marches through Coupeville, encircles county jail in protest of inmate's death

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Jun 22, 2015 at 9:49AM

More than 250 people in black shirts, many holding signs, quietly marched through Coupeville today to the Island County Jail, where they held hands and formed a human chain encircling the facility.

Whidbey off to winning start in Little League postseason | 11/12 Softball

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 22, 2015 at 9:20AM

The Little League postseason began Saturday, June 20, and the Whidbey Island 11/12 all-star softball team got the local teams off to a resounding start by thumping South Skagit 18-3 in four innings in the District 11 tournament in Anacortes.

Island County Jail under scrutiny following mentally ill inmate’s death; Father's Day protest planned

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 3:21PM

“Catastrophic systemic failures” at the Island County Jail led to a 25-year-old man’s death from dehydration April 8, Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said.

Wolves fill up stat sheet | Baseball

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 11:43AM

For all the baseball stats geeks out there, here is a look at the final Coupeville High School baseball statistics for 2015.

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