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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.

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.

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.

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.

Grandmother’s pearls a link to fond memories | Some perspective

  • Jun 1, 2013 at 10:00AM

This week I received a very special gift. While visiting my parents on Memorial Day, my mother gave me a pearl necklace that belonged to her mother. My Oma died in September at the age of 89. She was my last living grandparent.

Rate increase looms for Washington state ferry riders

  • Jun 1, 2013 at 10:00AM

Riding state ferries is likely to become a bit more expensive. In an attempt to meet revenue goals set by the state Legislature, officials from Washington State Ferries are proposing fare increases over the next two years. Officials are considering two rounds of fare increases. The first would be a 3 percent increase in vehicle fares and a 2 percent increase in passenger fares that would take effect Oct. 1, 2013. The second would be 2.5 percent increase in vehicle fares and a 2 percent increase in passenger fares that would take effect May 1, 2014.

Veteran thankful for Coupeville's appreciation | Letters

  • Jun 2, 2013 at 9:00AM

Saturday my dad, Walter Nelson, participated in the annual Memorial Day Parade for the first time. He was so impressed with the appreciation and countless “thank you Walters” he received from the crowd as his car preceded through the parade. Dad looked at me with a tear in his eye said, “thank you for bringing me, I’ve never felt so appreciated.”

Man hunting for smoke prompts calls to marshal | Coupeville Blotter

  • Jun 2, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

Summer Plans include Vacation Bible School

  • Jun 2, 2013 at 11:00AM

Coupeville United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School presents “Everywhere Fun Fair” 9:30 to noon, August 5-9. Children ages 3 through fifth grade will meet neighbors from the Bible who helped and welcomed others, explore the life of our neighbors from all over the world, and discover how to be a good neighbor to people near and far.

Project earns Coupeville High School student trip to national competition

  • Jun 3, 2013 at 10:00AM

Heni Barnes spent months throughout the school year researching a project that earned her some national attention. The Coupeville High School junior performed well enough at regional and state competitions to earn a spot at the National History Day competition that takes place next month in College Park, Md.

Salvia offers variety of culinary treats | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jun 4, 2013 at 9:00AM

I attempted to show someone a very attractive plant recently and as soon as the word Salvia came out of my mouth, she said, “Oh, I know Salvia.” Then with a wave of her hand she moved on, as if to add, “If you’ve seen one Salvia, you’ve seen them all.” I suppose if you had a lot of time on your hands – and I do mean a lot – you could know everything there is to know about Salvia. For the rest of us, I reckon, there’s always something more to learn.

Coupeville United Methodist Church Celebrates 160 Years

  • Jun 4, 2013 at 10:00AM

The current congregation of the Coupeville United Methodist Church celebrated the 160th anniversary of their founding with a special service held April 28 in the historic church on North Main Street. The church at Coupeville was the first church organized north of Olympia in what was then Washington Territory.

Coupeville honors d'Almeida, Savalza as top athletes

  • Jun 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

They took different paths to their athletic success, but the depth of the impression each left on Coupeville High School is equally as deep.

Coupeville High School graduation Friday

  • Jun 6, 2013 at 10:45AM

Coupeville High School’s class of 2013 wrapped up school Thursday with a senior assembly followed by a snappy parade down South and North Main streets. Students from Coupeville Elementary School took a break from classes to congratulate them as the seniors paraded down Main Street. The ceremony for this year’s senior class begins 6 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Coupeville High School gymnasium. A reception will follow.

Coupeville' Class of 2013 top 10 graduates

  • Jun 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

Coupeville High School’s Class of 2013 features two valedictorians who are both graduating high school with a 4.0 grade point average. Since two students finished with the same grade point average, 11 students comprise the Top 10.

All should pay for Island County law, justice funding

  • Jun 8, 2013 at 9:00AM

When fiscal times get tough, many of our government representatives choose to cut vital services such as fire and law enforcement. God forbid we should cut so-called social services or free bus services. Why not spread the financial support burden among all residents of Island County instead of always targeting homeowners through property taxes. All people in the county benefit from law and fire protection services, ergo all people should bear the costs of these vital services.

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