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Two vie for Coupeville School Board seat
Dec 05 2012, 9:52 AM
Members of the Coupeville School District Board of Directors were faced with a tough decision last week: who to choose as the student board member to serve for the next year.
Two well-qualified applicants submitted cover letters, resumes and several letters of recommendation from staff and faculty members. They faced board members for a public job interview.
Santa visits Central Whidbey aboard lighted fire truck
Dec 05 2012, 10:00 AM
Santa and his helpers are touring Central Whidbey this month aboard a decorated fire truck, delivering candy canes and fire-safety information to local residents.
’Twas the Night Before Fiscal Cliff
Dec 05 2012, 10:03 AM
‘Twas the night before Fiscal Cliff, and throughout the land,
Democrats, Republicans were taking a stand.
Their positions unwavering, intractably firm,
With donkey-like stubbornness or entrenched pachyderm.
But the public were hopeful all snug in their beds,
Island County to auction delinquent land
Dec 05 2012, 10:10 AM
The Island County Treasurer will be auctioning up to 59 parcels of land to the highest bidder at 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Island County Commissioner’s Hearing Room, 1 NE Sixth St., Room B102, Coupeville.
The parcels are being sold due to non-payment of 2009 and prior property taxes. Island County Superior Court ordered the treasurer to sell the property on Nov. 26.
Coupeville boy aids in charity letter-writing project
Dec 05 2012, 10:12 AM
Coupeville third-grader Jonathan Carroll knows a thing or two about wishes and he’d like to share the joy this holiday season.
Jonathan wants to help grant wishes for seriously or terminally ill children by helping to raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and he hopes lots of people on Whidbey Island will join in the effort.
Habitat for Humanity of Island Countyexpands reach with two retail stores
Dec 05 2012, 10:23 AM
“People like helping Habitat for Humanity,” said Sandra Stipe, manager of the nonprofit organization’ retail store in Freeland.
“Habitat has hit on a good formula of helping people and having fun while we’re doing it,” she said with a smile.
The store, which opened in late 2011, occupies the building vacated last fall by Skagit Farmers Supply and offers affordably priced furniture, mattresses, building materials, plumbing fixtures and appliances – all donated by Whidbey Island residents.
Submit now for 2013 Whidbey Island Almanac
Dec 05 2012, 10:23 AM
The 2013 issue of the popular Whidbey Island Almanac published by Whidbey Island's three community newspapers is in the works.
The Almanac includes everything newcomers to the island need to know – and a lot of things old-timers didn't know or have forgotten.
Conservation easement protects Greenbank Farm
Dec 05 2012, 10:35 AM
Years of work to add another layer of protection to Greenbank Farm came to fruition last week.
The Board of Island County Commissioners approved a $335,000 conservation easement for the agriculture, recreational and environmentally sensitive land located at the publicly owned farm.
The easement is funded by Conservation Futures Funds awarded by the commissioners in 2011.
Coupeville High School's Leo Club equals leadership, experience, opportunity
Dec 05 2012, 10:36 AM
A new club at Coupeville High School has come in like a lion. Or perhaps Lion with a capital “L” would be more appropriate, since the Coupeville Lions Club is behind its creation.
“This is the opportunity for students to engage in servicing the community, just like the Lions Club,” said John Kohlmann, Leo Club advisor and Coupeville Lion.
Garden club decks Coupeville doors with wreaths
Dec 05 2012, 10:41 AM
Holding to tradition, members of the Coupeville Garden Club worked to keep the ho-ho-ho spirit alive and well in Coupeville last week.
Gathering at the group’s greenhouse at the middle school Monday and Tuesday, members crafted nearly 20 festive wreaths for the decoration of two public facilities around town.