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Pink propels Wolves to volleyball win
Oct 18 2012, 8:39 AM
Pretty in pink.
The Coupeville volleyball team looks good in pink, and what looks even better is a check in the “win” column.
The Wolves edged Sultan 3-2 (25-21, 19-25, 25-22, 15-25, 15-10) last Thursday, two days after losing 3-0 at South Whidbey.
County policy on beach access, lake questioned
Oct 18 2012, 9:26 AM
The future of additional public beach access in Island County and salmon restoration at Swan Lake on West Beach Road in Oak Harbor remain uncertain.
On Monday night, the Island County Commissioners heard comments from the public about these topics and other proposed changes in the draft Shoreline Master Program. The meeting was held at the Commissioners Hearing Room in Coupeville.
Senior seeks a life of service
Oct 18 2012, 8:44 AM
When Amanda d’Almeida went to China last June to work in the Chao Yong orphanage outside Beijing, the experience changed the course of her life and brought her goals into sharp focus.
D’Almeida joined 12 others from the Coupeville area on a non-denominational mission through the Living Hope Foursquare Church. Working with physically and mentally handicapped children in the orphanage, d’Almeida, 17, learned that she wants to be someone whose life means something to the poor and neglected of the world.
Whidbey weather watchers keep their eyes on the skies
Oct 18 2012, 8:47 AM
Every morning at 8 a.m., come rain or shine, Jack Marian dutifully records the precipitation from the past 24 hours and the current temperature at his home on West Beach Road.
And he has done so for at least the past 15 years.
You, too, can become a weather watcher
Oct 19 2012, 10:04 AM
WSU Island County Extension already has plenty of weather data volunteers, but there’s another group looking for more amateur meteorologists: the nonprofit Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, a nationwide volunteer organization that recently expanded to include Canada.
NOAA and the National Science Foundation are major sponsors of the network.
Torchlight Parade set
Oct 18 2012, 8:52 AM
Get your costumes ready! The fifth annual Halloween Torchlight parade is set for Saturday, Oct. 27.
“It’s a safe way to celebrate the holiday,” said Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association Executive Director Vickie Chambers, who will be dressed as Marge Simpson as she greets the crowd at the end of the parade route by the foot of the Coupeville Wharf.
Bypass route planned
Oct 18 2012, 8:59 AM
An accident on Hwy. 525 between Houston Road and Race Road in Central Whidbey would shut down north and southbound traffic, essentially cutting the island in two.
With no alternative route to bypass the highway, north-south traffic would be brought to a standstill.
Parents trying to get their kids to soccer practice would be stuck waiting for the wreckage to be cleared. Island Transit passengers would be delayed as they wait aboard their buses.
Oct 18 2012, 9:02 AM
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Mutt Strut and Apple Day set for Saturday at Bayview Corner
Oct 18 2012, 9:23 AM
Goosefoot, Bayview Farm and Garden, and the Bayview Farmers Market host Apple Day at historic Bayview Corner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, featuring the annual Mutt Strut dog parade and costume contest.
Staff from Bayview Farm and Garden will be hand-pressing apple cider and hosting an apple-tasting experience.
Burning campfire; jackknifed semi-truck
Oct 18 2012, 9:06 AM
The following items were selected from reports made to the Coupeville Town Marshal's Office: