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2015-16 school year starting early in Coupeville

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 6:00PM

Contrary to previous procedure, Coupeville School District will start its 2015-16 school year before Labor Day. School will start Monday, Aug. 31 and end Thursday, June 9.

Coupeville Chamber honors business leaders

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 7:00PM

Members of the Coupeville business community recognized outstanding leaders and welcomed a new batch of board members Thursday during the annual installation and Excellence in Business Awards Dinner.

Youth basketball program helps put fun in fundamentals

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 7:00AM

The Coupeville High School gymnasium is filled with the sweat and intense competition of prep basketball on Friday nights. On Saturday mornings, that effort and emotion change to the fun-loving play and the smiles of youth basketball.

Fastpitch team looking for more players | Youth softball

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 8:45AM

Island Tsunami, an '04 U12 girls fastpitch softball team, is looking to add more players to its current roster.

Island County undersheriff resigns position

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00PM

The man who has helped run the Island County Sheriff’s Office since 2007 is leaving.

Judge tosses lawsuit over Whidbey real estate jet noise disclosures

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00PM

A judge threw out a lawsuit against two Whidbey real-estate companies over noise disclosures related to aircraft noise Friday afternoon.

Residents say no to Engle Road speed limit changes

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00PM

A group of 14 Coupeville residents, several of them farmers, last week persuaded the Board of Island County Commissioners to reconsider decreasing the speed limit to 35 mph, from 50, on only a portion of Engle Road. They favor decreasing the limit over the road’s entire length, ideally also making it all a no-passing zone.

Prepping for back to school: Kindergarten enrollment calls for third class

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00PM

Although the first day of school in Coupeville isn’t until Monday for students, teachers tend to get started much earlier.

Creative family to exhibit paintings, paper art in Coupeville

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 3:00PM

Most children inherit a medley of physical traits and mannerisms from their parents, but some, like Eliot and William Raines, also inherit talent.

Rose leaves Whidbey General for base hospital

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 3:00PM

After 20 years with Whidbey General Hospital, spokeswoman Trish Rose has left her position to work for Naval Hospital Oak Harbor.

Coupeville man charged in back-breaking burglary

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 4:00PM

A Coupeville resident accused of breaking a homeowner’s back during a July 27 burglary and then fleeing to Canada was charged earlier this month, according to court documents.

Coupeville Linds Pharmacy closing doors

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 5:00PM

Linds Pharmacy in Coupeville closed Wednesday after the community was notified via a flyer being distributed earlier last week.

Fire prevention more important than ever, says Central Whidbey deputy fire chief

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 5:00PM

Although many agencies throughout Washington are sending crews to help with fires in Eastern Washington, Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue is not one of them.

Sunnyside tour planned Sept. 7

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 6:00PM

Historian Lynn Hyde will lead a one-hour tour of the historic Sunnyside Cemetery, on Cemetery Road in Coupeville 1-2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7.

Island County looks to make animal control officer a staff position

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 6:00PM

Island County is working toward making its animal-control workers employees of the county rather than independent contractors, county officials said.

Tickets on sale now for Coupeville mayor’s final State of the Town Address

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 7:00PM

Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard will give her final State of the Town Address next month.

CWLL accepting registrations

  • Mar 3, 2015 at 8:12AM

Central Whidbey Little League is still accepting registrations for this season.

Wolves rake in Olympic League honors | Girls basketball

  • Mar 3, 2015 at 8:00PM

First, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team dominated the Olympic League, then it dominated the selections for all-conference honors.

Town celebrates cove staple

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 9:28AM

Chowder aficionados don’t have to wait much longer, the Penn Cove MusselFest gets underway this weekend.

No OLF flight operations schedule through Sept. 5

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Aug 31, 2015 at 10:16AM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., through Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015.

Career fair offers glimpse into world of options | Slideshow

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 2:47PM

When an event is brought back after a 15-year absence, a few quirks in the planning process are to be expected.

The mollusk that ate Coupeville and vice versa | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 3:00PM

Hard to believe, but not too long ago some folks on the Rock didn’t care much for mussels. The creatures disfigured dock pilings and messed up boat bottoms. Their sharp-edged shells cut your bare feet. They were tough and rubbery if you ate the big ones right off the beach. And the idea that someone would create a commercial mussel farm and plop several dozen floating platforms on pristine Penn Cove waters just off Madrona Way raised more than a few Rock hackles back in the 1970s.

Don’t waste resources on exploring definition | Letters

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 4:00PM

Editor, After reading “Board explores reserve’s message” in the Feb. 19 edition of The Examiner, I was disheartened to see that after the reserve’s 37 years of existence, the trust board is focusing its limited staff and funding resources on “What exactly is a reserve?”

40 years of farming Penn Cove

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

On a recent Sunday, Rawle Jefferds is sitting in a spacious office, reminiscing about the early days of Penn Cove Shellfish. The room is intimately familiar to him as is the filtered view of Penn Cove through large windows.

1st-team honors go to Hesselgrave | Boys basketball

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 8:40AM

Wiley Hesselgrave, a junior on the Coupeville High School boys basketball team, was named to the first-team, all-Olympic League team for the 2014-15 season.

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