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Wolves rebound for first win
Oct 17 2012, 11:32 AM
The win was offensive – in a good way.
After losing 2-1 in an Oct. 9 shootout at South Whidbey, the Coupeville soccer team exploded for three goals and snared its first win of the season 3-1 last Thursday over Sultan.
Burn ban comes to an end
Oct 17 2012, 11:34 AM
Recent rainy weather has the Island County Sheriff’s Office to lift the ban on outdoor burning.
Oct 17 2012, 11:35 AM
In a story on page 6 of the Oct. 11 issue of the Examiner, the given name of the wife of Congressman Rick Larsen was incorrect. Her name is Tiia.
Take-back nets nearly 300 pounds of unwanted drugs
Oct 17 2012, 11:37 AM
A recent drug take-back program in Island County brought in almost 300 pounds of prescription drugs.
Three collection sites were allowed local residents to drop off unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications.
Emergency planning workshop targets small businesses
Oct 17 2012, 11:38 AM
Small business planning for unforeseen emergencies is the focus of a free workshop scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Coupeville Recreation Hall, 901 N.W. Alexander St.
Representatives from local emergency planning and response organizations will provide a series of short presentations with information for small business owners and suggestions on how to learn more.
Weed board needs volunteers
Oct 17 2012, 11:40 AM
Volunteers are sought for four-year terms on the Island County Noxious Weed Control Board. Current openings are for District III, from Race Road to Freeland, and District IV, from Freeland south to Clinton.
Scarecrow mural attracts swarms of shutterbugs
Oct 18 2012, 9:22 AM
A 7-foot interactive mural recently appeared on Front Street – a new addition to complement Coupeville’s autumn celebrations.
The festive painting depicts two scarecrows standing by a fence surrounded by pumpkins, sunflowers, a black and gray tabby cat, and a “Welcome to Coupeville” sign.
Responsible voters will re-elect Homola
Oct 18 2012, 8:35 AM
I want to encourage fellow Islanders to vote for Angie Homola in the upcoming commissioners race. This dedicated public servant has done everything to deserve reelection, including balancing the budget in very lean times. Remember she did this partly by reducing her own travel allowance, salary and medical benefits. She also deserves great credit for bringing back a hydro-geologist to our county staff, which is an essential function for protecting our county’s drinking water.
Campaign mailers are not a joking matter
Oct 18 2012, 8:37 AM
I thought this was a joke, but now it’s not funny any longer.
For the third day in a row I’ve received campaign literature from Barbara Bailey’s campaign against Mary Margaret Haugen.
Roundabout considered for Parker Road
Oct 18 2012, 9:23 AM
Months after local residents questioned the safety of proposed changes to the intersection of Parker Road and Hwy. 20, transportation officials are looking at new options.