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Wolves lose game, O'Keefe to University Prep
Dec 06 2012, 10:25 AM
The Coupeville boys basketball team lost 57-25 at University Prep in Seattle Tuesday, Dec. 4, but the mark in the loss column wasn't the only setback.
The Wolves' floor leader and strongest all-around player Gavin O'Keefe broke his foot and is out for the year, a heavy blow to a young team trying to build a winning identify.
Gingerbread contest entries on display now
Dec 10 2012, 9:28 AM
This intricate Native American longhouse – complete with Native canoes fashioned from gingerbread dough and "salmon" drying on racks made of pretzel sticks – is one of about two dozen entries so far in this year's Gingerbread Challenge, sponsored by The Whidbey Examiner.
Ebey grant gives barn new protection
Dec 13 2012, 11:25 AM
A community supported grant program is giving one of Central Whidbey’s most recognizable and historic structures a new lease on life.
Workers recently began installing a new metal roof on the Smith Barn at Willowood Farm, which is located about one mile south of town in the heart of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve
Conard weds 10 same-sex couples Sun.
Dec 13 2012, 11:26 AM
Ten gay couples became some of the first in Island County to take advantage of Washington’s new same-sex marriage laws Sunday when they tied the knot at a private ceremony in Langley.
Officiated by Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard, the weddings were held at the home of one of the nation’s most famous gay couples: Grethe Cammermeyer and Diane Divelbess. They were one of the couples who wed.
Brett’s Breads is a real family affair
Dec 13 2012, 11:29 AM
Aunt Thelma would be proud.
Brett Rebischke-Smith has taken her old family recipe for bread and is hoping to turn it into some dough.
County treasurer’s office recognizes volunteers
Dec 13 2012, 11:29 AM
A small host of volunteers was honored by Island County elected officials last week for their critical contributions at the treasurer’s office this fall. Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson presented each of the eight volunteers with certificates of appreciation during a special brunch thrown in their honor this past Thursday.
Thank you for giving relationship validity
Dec 13 2012, 11:32 AM
And it feels good knowing that all the young gay men and women who come after us won’t have to share their love in the shadows or pretend to be something they’re not or tell lies about the person they love.
They’ll be able to marry that person, just like anybody else can.
Most of all, it feels complete. Somebody wonderful married me.
Thank you, Washington voters. Thank you very much.
Letter: Petitioners need to stop with jet noise grumbling
Dec 13 2012, 11:44 AM
Try as I may, I can no longer remain silent on the issue of the Naval Outlying Field Coupeville petition. Ken Pickard made one comment I concur with — "That is it. It's over." However, he was remiss in not adding it is the grumbling that should be over.
Letter: OLF petition sparks memories of Vietnam
Dec 13 2012, 11:43 AM
Deja’ vu is the word I would use that best describes the action taken by the petitioners to end the naval flight operations at Outlying Field Coupeville. As a veteran of Vietnam, I experienced being ordered to remove my uniform before re-entering the continental United States after dark.
Late critical areas update prompts action
Dec 13 2012, 11:36 AM
A state-required update to a section of Island County’s critical areas ordinances is seven years past due and a South Whidbey-based environmental watchdog group says that’s too long.