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Island Transit officials looking forward to new digs
Nov 07 2012, 11:23 AM
One thing is for sure when Island Transit’s new headquarters is complete, officials want to help knock the current, cramped building down.
Island Transit Executive Director Martha Rose said she wants to make the first swing of the wrecking ball that will help demolish the agency’s longtime home that isn’t large enough to deal with the agency’s expanding fleet. The current building was constructed in the 1970s and isn’t large enough to meet the agency’s growing needs.
Repairs help preserve Camp Casey history
Nov 07 2012, 12:11 PM
For the overnight facility at Camp Casey Conference Center southwest of Coupeville, the future is looking bright.
“We are very excited,” said Darrell Jacobsen, site manager for the conference center and Fort Casey Inn.
The center recently began extensive renovations.
For the past 56 years, Seattle Pacific University has cared for this piece of history, but this stewardship has not always been easy.
Thanks for a successful holistic health fair
Nov 07 2012, 11:27 AM
Whidbey Island’s first Holistic Health Fair was a big success!
More than 50 people attended this free event, with members of the public getting to consult with and sample mini-treatments from a dozen practitioners.
With a wide variety from massage, reiki, reflexology and health assessments to Theta healing, animal communication, Therapeutic Touch, aromatherapy and more, there was something for everyone.
Thank you to all of my banking customers
Nov 07 2012, 11:29 AM
I want to send a big “Thank You” to my customers at Wells Fargo Bank in Coupeville. I have enjoyed working with you and wish I could tell each one of you personally just that!
Lawyers provide free legal aid to those in need
Nov 07 2012, 2:12 PM
She wanted to end the marriage.
Her husband had become abusive – and she had three young children to protect.
But hiring a lawyer would cost too much, and representing herself in court would have been almost impossible. English is not her native language, and the legal documents and court procedures seemed incomprehensible.
Author shares ‘One More Sunrise’
Nov 07 2012, 1:58 PM
Jack McPherson never intended to write a book, it just sort of happened.
The longtime Coupeville resident recently self-published “One More Sunrise,” the story of two young military men with nothing in common but the bond they developed as prisoners of war in Vietnam.
The book is fiction, although McPherson did draw on his experiences in Vietnam during his time in the Navy.
Veterans Day events island wide
Nov 07 2012, 11:34 AM
A variety of activities are planned for those who wish to observe Veterans Day:
Potluck celebrates Reserve
Nov 07 2012, 11:39 AM
The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve will host the fifth annual Ebey’s Forever Community Potluck from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at the historic Crockett Barn, 1056 Crockett Farm Road, just off Fort Casey Road, Coupeville.
Red Ticket could be worth $1,000
Nov 07 2012, 11:41 AM
The Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association again offers its popular Red Ticket Drawing to reward those who shop in the historic district of Coupeville during the holiday season.
For every $20 spent at any of the 26 participating businesses through Saturday, Dec. 22, shoppers receive a red ticket.
Memorial bench honors town’s ‘hot dog lady’
Nov 07 2012, 2:06 PM
The wooden bench is tucked beside the Island County Historical Museum with a view overlooking Front Street and Penn Cove.
It is the perfect spot for two friends, Vickie Chambers and Chuck Poust, to stop and reflect on the life of Charlotte Christensen, Coupeville’s beloved “hot dog lady.”