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Wolves reverse 4th-quarter follies, bury Vikings
Dec 27 2012, 9:36 AM
After letting the games at Sultan Tuesday, Dec. 18, and Friday Harbor Thursday, Dec. 20, slip away in the fourth quarter, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team wasn’t about to let it happen again. The Wolves used a 19-0 run in the second half to defeat visiting Orcas Island 39-31 Saturday.
Latest loss may be most bitter for CHS boys
Dec 27 2012, 9:38 AM
The Coupeville High School boys basketball team lost at home to Sultan Tuesday, Dec. 18, and at Friday Harbor Thursday, Dec. 20, but the loss at home to Orcas Island Saturday may be the most bitter.
Longhouse, carousel win top prizes in 2012 gingerbread contest
Dec 27 2012, 9:43 AM
Students from the Whidbey Island Christian School earned a top prize in this year’s Gingerbread Challenge, sponsored by The Whidbey Examiner.
The entry, “Native Indians of Whidbey Island - Longhouse on the Beach,” won the People’s Choice prize in the group category.
Surprise wetlands to delay trail work
Dec 27 2012, 9:44 AM
An unexpected discovery has driven up the cost of Freeland Trail and will likely delay the project’s completion, Island County officials said last week.
Public Works Director Bill Oakes alerted the Board of Commissioners last Wednesday that a wetland had been identified on the northern section of the planned path along Highway 525.
Options for Parker Road being debated
Dec 27 2012, 9:45 AM
About 50 residents, transportation officials and community leaders discussed options being considered to alter several intersections on Highway 20 between Island Transit’s headquarters and Outlying Field.
Letter: Don’t let pension be tainted by gun funds
Dec 27 2012, 9:46 AM
I am absolutely horrified to find that a portion of my teacher’s retirement funds each month have been from investments in a company that specializes in the production and sales of assault guns. California State Teacher’s Retirement System invested in this company for me and my fellow retirees benefit. I was ignorant about their purchase.
Letter: Move if you don’t like the sound of freedom
Dec 27 2012, 9:47 AM
I read with much frustration the article concerning the petition to close the Naval Outlying Field south of Coupeville. I am always amazed at the folks who visit the island, love it here, move here and then try to change it. When I built my home in 1984 one mile east of the OLF, I knew I was in the noise zone.
Coupeville classes help adults expand education
Dec 27 2012, 9:48 AM
It’s never too late to learn or to share what you know.
That’s the philosophy behind the Coupeville Community Education program. The school district offers classes for youth and adults three times a year, and the winter session is starting up in January.
Commissioners approves curbside recycling plan
Dec 27 2012, 9:52 AM
A five-year discussion about curbside recycling for Island Disposal customers came to an end last week.
On Thursday, the Island County Commissioners agreed in a 2-0 vote to move forward with the program, which will apply to everyone who subscribes to trash service in rural parts of Whidbey Island.
Farm future crux of Port meeting
Dec 28 2012, 9:58 AM
A volunteer committee examining the operations of the Greenbank Farm will make its recommendations during a special meeting next week about how the publicly owned farm should be managed.
That meeting takes place at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the Coupeville Public Library.