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Records fall as Wolves earn state berths | Track

  • May 20, 2013 at 11:00AM

Record-setting performances helped five Coupeville High School track team members qualify for the state track meet with top-six finishes at the tri-district championships Saturday, May 18, at King's High School in Shoreline.

Port of Coupeville considers reducing terms

  • May 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

The commissioners for the Port of Coupeville will start talking next month about possibly reducing the length of term they serve. Members of the three-member board currently serve six years, but because of recent legislation that was approved by the state, they are considering reducing the term to four years.

Records fall as Wolves earn state berths | Track

  • May 20, 2013 at 10:45AM

Record-setting performances helped five Coupeville High School track team members qualify for the state track meet with top-six finishes at the tri-district championships Saturday, May 18, at King's High School in Shoreline.

Whidbey need not be Alcatraz for animals

  • May 21, 2013 at 10:00AM

Recently I attended a conference where a fellow attendee joked that I live on Alcatraz for animals because, “You don’t have any model programs in place.” His region qualified for Maddie’s Funds after adopting the Asilomar Accords, a nationally recognized system of animal data reporting. “Since 1999, Maddie’s Fund has awarded animal welfare organizations and universities $118 million to save animal lives,” according to their site. But no one qualifies without adopting the Asilomar Accords and developing formal collaborations among shelters, rescues, government entities, and the veterinary community in a defined region.

Fields siblings make cut at state | Golf

  • May 22, 2013 at 10:54AM

Coupeville High School's Austin and Christine Fields made the cut after the first day of the state 1A golf tournament Tuesday, May 21, at Lake Spanaway.

Cascade Conference honors 12 Wolves

  • May 22, 2013 at 11:52AM

Twelve Coupeville High School athletes earned all-Cascade Conference honors for the 2013 spring season.

Christine Fields 15th, brother Austin 29th at state | Golf

  • May 23, 2013 at 8:21AM

Coupeville High School's Christine Fields finished 15th and brother Austin 29th in the 1A state golf tournaments at Lake Spanaway Golf Course Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21 and 22.

Hard work leads to academic and athletic success for Coupeville pair

  • May 23, 2013 at 11:00AM

Society tries to shove people into stereotypical molds. Fortunately, not everyone conforms to these casts, such as Coupeville High School seniors Amanda d’Almeida and Cole Weinstein.

Memorial Day features Pearl Harbor survivors

  • May 23, 2013 at 2:00PM updated May 24, 2013 at 1:18PM

Five Pearl Harbor survivors will visit Central Whidbey Island this weekend as an integral part of the Town of Coupeville’s remembrance of Memorial Day.

NAS Whidbey starting new community comment system May 28

  • May 23, 2013 at 2:36PM

In an effort to improve service to local communities, and enhance focus on airfield safety, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is establishing a new comment line and email address where community members can express their thoughts, concerns and issues beginning May 28.

Letter: Won’t support paper in support of Him

  • May 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, I am sorry to hear that you felt allowing the Jesus depiction was a valid opinion. Do you seem to show a bias yourself when you say that the owner of Arlene’s Flowers’ perception of Jesus was “skewed?”

Sharing Culture: Tribes, Coupeville join in celebrating annual water festival

  • May 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

Rain or shine, sleek tribal canoes glided through Penn Cove Saturday during the Penn Cove Water Festival.

Tisa-McPhee, 4x200 relay team make state finals | Track

  • May 25, 2013 at 7:45AM

Coupeville High School athletes qualified for the finals in two events in the state 1A track meet after the preliminary round Friday, May 24, at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.

Two vie for open seat with Port of Coupeville

  • May 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

With a ballot mostly filled with uncontested races on Central Whidbey Island, the Port of Coupeville is one of two contested races in the November general election. Two of three seats are up for election this year and both have two people vying to fill the spot.

Mayor says town sales tax ‘steady’

  • May 25, 2013 at 9:00AM updated May 30, 2013 at 10:13AM

Around 40 Coupeville business leaders came to Christopher’s on Whidbey Monday evening to hear the mayor give a report on the town’s business environment.

Port sorts out laundry list of construction projects

  • May 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

With both the Coupeville Wharf and the Greenbank Farm in need of some TLC, leaders for the Port of Coupeville are prioritizing potential maintenance projects.

Coupeville Town Council to talk police Tuesday

  • May 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

The Coupeville Town Council Tuesday will continue discussions about the future of law enforcement in the historic town.

County to hold special election filing period

  • May 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

The conclusion of filing week saw nobody filing for candidacy for 14 offices throughout Island County.

Senior paces Coupeville at state meet | Track

  • May 26, 2013 at 9:51AM

Senior Madison Tisa-McPhee ended her stellar Coupeville High School track career with third- and fifth-place finishes at the state 1A meet Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.

Public invited to view Coupeville's National History Day project

  • May 28, 2013 at 3:13PM

Local history buffs will have a chance to view a student’s entry into the National History Day competition with a community night scheduled next week. Coupeville High School junior Heni Barnes produced a 10-minute documentary about the Pacific Northwest Lumber Strike, which took place in 1917 throughout Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana.

CHS athletes earn 8 more all-league selections

  • May 30, 2013 at 9:06AM

Add eight more Coupeville High School athletes to the all-Cascade Conference list for the 2013 spring season.

Drivers still adjusting to I-5 closure in Mount Vernon

  • May 30, 2013 at 2:15PM

Drivers are still adjusting driving habits to deal with the bridge collapse that forced the closure of Interstate 5 between Mount Vernon and Burlington Memorial Day saw about 5 percent fewer drivers traveling through Mount Vernon compared to the holiday in 2012, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Tuesday’s commute through the area saw a few morning traffic back-ups on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Tuesday afternoon commute through the area saw typical delays of 25 minutes through the detour.

CHS selects d'Almeida, Savalza top athletes

  • May 31, 2013 at 9:04AM

Seniors Amanda d'Almeida and Danny Savalza received Coupeville High School's Athlete of the Year honors at the annual awards night Thursday, May 30.

Thousands attend Coupeville's annual Memorial Day parade

  • May 31, 2013 at 10:00AM

Pearl Harbor survivors, along with other World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans joined active duty personnel and Whidbey Island residents to remember and honor the men and women who have sacrificed their lives to protect the United States. Coupeville is home of an annual Memorial Day parade and remembrance ceremony that took place Saturday. Thousands of people lined the streets of Coupeville and filled Coupeville Town Park to participate in a festive day of events.

New tools help drivers navigate through the I-5 Skagit Bridge detours

  • May 31, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Washington State Department of Transportation is offering several new tools to help motorists deal with detours around the collapsed bridge on Interstate 5 over the Skagit River in Mount Vernon. Those tools include a toll-free number and traffic cameras that help inform motorists of traffic conditions. Call 1-855-873-0641 for a recorded message about the I-5 Skagit River Bridge detours. People will have a chance to speak with a department of transportation staff member during normal business hours. They can also leave a message.

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