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Sumi art and handblown glass share center stage
Sep 26 2012, 9:54 AM
The Rob Schouten Gallery will hold an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at its Greenbank Farm location.
Featured will be the work of respected sumi artist Angie Dixon, with her first exhibition of new work following a 10-year hiatus. This show combines the traditional expression of Asian brush and ink painting, also known as sumi painting, with Dixon's own expression that uses traditional materials in non-traditional ways.
Scarecrow corridor to begin
Sep 26 2012, 9:55 AM
It’s time for an annual Coupeville spooky tradition: Scarecrow Corridor 2012. The theme for this year’s event is “Old Sea Captains.” Anyone can enter the contest.
Fairgrounds to host Scarecrow Day
Sep 26 2012, 10:25 AM
’Tis the season for silly scarecrows.
Celebrate autumn and the approach of Halloween and Thanksgiving by handcrafting a unique scarecrow at the Island County Fairgrounds in Langley. The second annual Scarecrow Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4.
Enjoy Harvest Happening to support art
Sep 26 2012, 9:57 AM
Harvest Happening, this year’s annual fundraiser for the Pacific NorthWest Art School, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Coupeville Recreation Hall.
Staffing stalls ferry sailings
Sep 26 2012, 9:59 AM
On Sunday, Sept. 23, the Washington State Ferries cancelled four sailings on the Coupeville-Port Townsend route.
The reason: The crew did not show up for their watch as they were unaware that the hours had changed. Sunday was the first day of the new fall sailing schedule.
PT-Seattle foot ferry planned
Sep 26 2012, 10:02 AM
A new passenger-only ferry route between Port Townsend and Seattle could reduce the number of tourists passing through Whidbey Island en route between the two cities.
The ferry, which would be operated by the Port of Port Townsend, could be in operation as soon as next spring. Current plans call for three round trips a day on weekdays, with an extra round trip on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Early-morning gardener; teens on roof
Sep 26 2012, 10:04 AM
The following calls were reported by the Coupeville Town Marshal’s office:
Town council supports Citizens Ignited mission
Sep 26 2012, 11:10 AM
The group Citizens Ignited against Citizens United has scored another victory.
The Coupeville Town Council approved a resolution unanimously supporting a Constitutional amendment to regulate corporate political spending and campaign financing at its meeting Tuesday night – a move that Citizens Ignited championed.
Greenbank seeds organic future
Sep 26 2012, 10:14 AM
Amid the work training farmers for a life in agriculture is a project that could be a boon to organic farmers on Whidbey Island.
The Greenbank Farm is home to an Agriculture Training Center that teaches farmers how to establish and operate a successful farm.
As part of their studies, several students and teachers are developing varieties of organic seeds catered to thrive on Whidbey Island.
Ferry captain bids farewell to Keystone route
Sep 26 2012, 10:16 AM
Semi-trucks exiting the ferry let out loud horn blasts to mark a special day. Cars honked their horns and people waved at the bridge as they drove into the Port Townsend terminal.
They were honoring Washington State Ferries’ Capt. Mark Haupt, a long-serving ferry captain who piloted the Kennewick between Port Townsend and Coupeville for the last time Sept. 13.