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Letter: Grateful Outlying Field provides practice space
Jan 23 2013, 12:55 PM
I know that some of you are upset by the noise of the planes flying, landing and taking off from the Outlying Field, whether they are Growlers or Prowlers, it matters not.
When I heard the sound last week on a beautiful, sunny day, I was reminded of another sunny day not too many years ago.
Letter: Ready to protect self from loose dogs
Jan 23 2013, 12:55 PM
As an avid hiker and mountain biker I have been accosted too many times recently at our state parks by aggressive dogs not on their leash.
Please be aware that I will be carrying bear spray at all times and will not hesitate to use it against aggressive dogs.
Food drive offers Coupeville students lesson in community service
Jan 23 2013, 1:13 PM
Members of the Coupeville Elementary Leadership Club have had a great lesson in community service.
The group helped organize a food drive in December for Gifts From the Heart Food Bank. This was the second year the fourth-and fifth- graders, who belong to the leadership club, took on the community service project. According to club supervisor and Coupeville Elementary teacher Jon Gabelein, students nearly doubled the amount of food collected last year and surpassed their goal for this year.
“They did so well, they almost doubled the goal,” he said. “They collected 1,813 items this year. The goal was 1,500 for the school. Last year they collected 1,041 items.”
Central Whidbey fire safety week winners take a ride
Jan 23 2013, 1:18 PM
The firefighting crew at Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue grew by three last week — temporarily, at least.
The winners of the annual Fire Safety Week drawing contest — fourth-grader Mimi Rose, second-grader Mason Peabody and kindergartener David Somes — got a VIP ride from Coupeville Elementary School to the station on a fire truck, where they were given a tour of the station and treated to a lunch of pizza, fruit and ice cream.
Group seeking new home for rescued horse on Whidbey
Jan 23 2013, 1:27 PM
A gentle giant that goes by the name Thunder has a predilection for treats.
He sniffs them out and rummages through coat pockets with his nimble equine lips until he gets what he’s after.
It’s a big change in personality for the 10-year-old Thoroughbred gelding.
'Horrific' tumble sends Trumbull to hospital during Friday night boys' basketball game
Jan 26 2013, 11:58 AM
Coupeville High School basketball player Aaron Trumbull suffered a concussion during Friday night’s home game with Archbishop Murphy and was taken to Whidbey General Hospital, but “should be okay,” according to head coach Anthony Smith.
Planning Commission meeting is called off
Jan 31 2013, 9:38 AM
The Coupeville Planning Commission's next meeting has been cancelled, town officials announced today.
Coupeville boys lose games, players
Jan 31 2013, 5:31 PM
Missing several key players, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team was no match for Sultan and Archbishop Murphy last week.
The Turks tripped the visiting Wolves 71-27 Tuesday, then Coupeville returned home Friday after six road games to fall 68-28 to ATM.
Emotions vary as CHS girls face two types of defeat
Jan 31 2013, 5:32 PM
The Coupeville High School girls basketball team suffered two losses last week, each covering a different set of emotions.
The Wolves fell 30-27 in a heartbreaker to visiting Sultan Tuesday and then picked up positive vibes in a 78-42 loss to first-place Archbishop Murphy in Everett Friday.
Geoduck harvest returns to Whidbey Island
Jan 31 2013, 5:35 PM
The geoduck (pronounced gooey-duck) has a funny name and its appearance often elicits embarrassed laughter, but Washington’s biggest clam means big money to the Department of Natural Resources and fine eating, particularly for wealthy devotees in China.