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Preserving Partners: Groups working together to save Pratt history

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 9:00AM

Several treasured historical structures in Ebey’s Reserve have been getting much-needed TLC with the help of local and visiting preservationists.

Burn ban in effect next week

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 9:00AM

Dry conditions and warm weather is prompting the Island County Fire Marshal to declare a burn ban that will start next week.

Hundreds show for annual Lions garage sale

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 9:00AM

Hundreds of people flocked to Coupeville Elementary School over the weekend hoping to score treasures at the annual Coupeville Lions Garage Sale.

Ledgewood gets additional state funds for drilling

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Ledgewood residents’ plea to the governor and state lawmakers paid off this month with an appropriation of $200,000.

Berry picking time: U-pick fields offer summer goodness on Whidbey Island

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 1:54PM

Warm, summer days on Whidbey mean berry patches are waiting to be picked clean of sweet succulent treats.

Central Whidbey finishes 2nd in 11/12 tournament | Little League

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 12:22PM

Central Whidbey finished a strong run by placing second in the 11/12 Little League District 11 tournament Saturday, July 6, in Sedro-Woolley.

Coupeville meeting offers forum for proposed ferry increase

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 1:57PM

The Washington State Transportation Commission is seeking public comments on a proposed fare increase for Washington State Ferries. The proposed fare increase would go into effect Oct. 1 and include a 2 percent increase on passenger fares and a 3 percent increase on vehicle fares. Then, starting May 1, 2014, the ferry system would tack on an additional 2 percent increase on passenger fares and a 2.5 percent increase on vehicle fares.

Coupeville players help North Whidbey earn state berth | Little League

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 8:57AM

Coupeville players helped the North Whidbey 9/10 Little League softball team thump Sedro-Woolley 17-7 Monday, July 8, at Volunteer Park in Oak Harbor to claim the District 11 championship and a berth in the state tournament.

Coupeville’s Shifty Sailors mark 20th anniversary with series of West Coast performances

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 3:55PM

What started as an attempt to promote a book became a decades-long journey for a group of Central Whidbey-based singers.

Sports shorts...

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Here is a look at some sports-related events happening around Central Whidbey.

Coupeville Liquor Store closing

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 5:00PM

A voter-approved initiative proved to be the death knell for a small Coupeville business. Nearly two years after a voter initiative privatized liquor sales in Washington state, Coupeville Liquor Store will shut its doors in the coming months.

Police chase man driving stolen tractor

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 5:00PM

A Central Whidbey man is facing two felony charges this week following a joyride down State Highway 20 on a stolen John Deere farm tractor. The very slow-speed chase ended with the man at gunpoint.

Opinion: Sometimes a crime story is not so bad

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 5:00PM

Most everybody enjoys a good crime story. By this, I don’t mean murder and destruction, but those quirky crimes in which no one is hurt and nothing destroyed.

Letter: Thankful for those who stopped to help

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 5:00PM

Editor, On Friday, July 12, at 5:30 p.m. I was headed to Coupeville on State Highway 20 to meet friends and attend a birthday party.

Letter: Perhaps new OLF location is possible

  • Jul 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, I find it very interesting that as important as the Outyling Field in Coupeville is to the navy, as well as an important part of our much needed national defense, they have been somehow able to do without using it since May.

Loganberry Festival honors beginnings

  • Jul 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

A popular festival on Central Whidbey will soar to new heights next week. Three falconers will be demonstrating their craft during both days of the Loganberry Festival next weekend July 27-28 at Greenbank Farm.

Fate of Driftwood Way a concern for residents

  • Jul 21, 2013 at 9:00AM

Driftwood Way residents in the Ledgewood community will have to rely on a tiny, single-lane gravel road as the sole access to their homes for at least two years.

Letter: OLF importance is unattributed opinion

  • Jul 21, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, The July 11, 2013 edition included a brief article under the headline, “No practice scheduled next week at OLF.”

Coupeville kicks off Art of the Boat event

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 9:00AM

A new event planned in September will combine Coupeville’s maritime, musical and artistic heritage.

Coast Guard responds to report of nine people in the water near Port Townsend

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 3:32PM

The Coast Guard is searching for nine people from an overturned canoe in the water five nautical miles north of Port Townsend, according to a news release from the United States Coast Guard.

Weinstein, Pape head to swimming championships

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 10:14AM

Coupeville's Cole Weinstein and Jillian Pape of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club have earned berths in the Pacific Northwest Swimming Championships July 25-28 at Federal Way's King County Aquatic Center.

Baseball players sharpen skills through summer season

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 10:00AM

Six Coupeville High School baseball players chose to continue to play this summer to hone their skills and help push the Wolves to the top of the Cascade Conference and beyond.

Frightful 3rd period haunts Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 10:49AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team played three good quarters against visiting South Whidbey Tuesday, Dec. 17, but the third was a killer.

TV show to highlight thrifty Coupeville business Thursday

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 9:18AM

A Coupeville handbag shop is getting exposure that she said she hopes will resonate throughout Whidbey’s business community. The Handbag Consignment Shop, historic Front Street’s newest business, will be featured on Evening Magazine’s Thrifting Thursdays segment 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25 on King 5. The broadcast is sure to draw value-conscious shoppers to Whidbey Island.

Salish crew helps tow disabled vessel to safety

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 10:00AM

The crew of the Salish, the ferry that crosses Admiralty Inlet, helped the morning of July 17 tow two vessels to safety. At approximately 10 a.m., a vessel towing a small boat, which had run out of fuel, maneuvered too close to the Salish’s propeller wash and started taking on water. The 64-car ferry dispatched its rescue boat and towed the two vessels to safety at the shore on the Port Townsend side of Admiralty Inlet, Washington State Department of Transportation spokeswoman Marta Coursey said.

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