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Island County officials heed danger of dry weather, fireworks

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

Island County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution last week to “encourage all within our jurisdiction to limit the discharge of personal fireworks to reduce fire danger on our islands.”

Dry weather worries some Coupeville farmers

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 5:00PM

Georgie Smith pulls her truck up to a patch of land and surveys a field through her window.

The best books for weed identification | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 5:00PM

One gardener’s weed might very well be a naturalist’s wild flower or a herbalist’s medicinal plant. So much depends on both your world view and the level of exasperation you’ve reached while battling shot weed, dandelions or nettles.

Splinters of thought for a wooden year | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 6:00PM

Six years ago this month, my spouse, two dogs and I began our new lives on the Rock. Hallmark Cards says the correct sixth anniversary gift should be wood, but please don’t bother. We already have plenty of that on this evergreen-encrusted isle.

Coupeville grads compete at collegiate level

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 11:30AM

All-American honors earned by Coupeville High School graduate Hunter Hammer highlighted the athletic efforts of local graduates competing in collegiate spring sports this year.

Coupeville athletes leave their mark on 2015

  • Dec 31, 2015 at 5:00AM

All-American honors, league championships and state tournament berths were among the many highlights registered by Central Whidbey athletes in 2015.

Central Whidbey tops Sedro-Woolley | 9/10 Softball

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 5:36AM

The Central Whidbey Little League 9/10 softball all-stars jumped to an early lead and steadily pulled away from Sedro-Woolley for a 12-6 win in the district tournament in Mount Vernon Thursday, July 2.

Central Whidbey beats North Whidbey, sets up title showdown | 9/10 Softball

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 7:16AM

Central Whidbey and North Whidbey will battle for the District 11 9/10 softball championship and a trip to the state tournament at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at Bakerview Park in Mount Vernon.

Big 1st half lifts La Conner over Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 31, 2015 at 10:46AM

Scott Lindeman scored 19 points in the first quarter to help the La Conner High School boys basketball team race to an early lead on the way to defeating host Coupeville 69-54 Wednesday, Dec. 30.

Coupeville gets going in 2nd quarter to take down Braves | Girls basketball

  • Dec 31, 2015 at 10:50AM

Once the Coupeville High School girls basketball team solved the puzzle presented by La Conner’s defense, the Wolves’ raced back into the game for a 39-38 win over the visiting Braves Wednesday, Dec. 30.

Central Whidbey earns return trip to state | 9/10 Softball

  • Jul 5, 2015 at 12:41PM

Central Whidbey’s 9/10 all-star Little League softball team set off its own fireworks with an 11-run fourth inning to come from behind and defeat North Whidbey 15-9 in the District 11 championship game Saturday, July 4, in Mount Vernon and earn its second consecutive trip to the state tournament.

WSU officials clear air to Greenbank Farm takeover rumors | Opinion

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 11:53AM

To the residents of Island County, In response to recent media reports and community concerns, Washington State University seeks to clarify discussions it had, and is currently having, with the Port of Coupeville in its role as owner of Greenbank Farm.

2015: The year of change

  • Dec 30, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Jan 4, 2016 at 1:22PM

The year 2015 could easily be dubbed the year of change for many of Central Whidbey’s largest governments.

Bid awarded for Madrona Way Project

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Town of Coupeville awarded a construction bid for the first phase of the Madrona Way Project and officials anticipate construction will start next week.

UPDATED: Coupeville ferry temporarily out of service

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 10:41AM

The Coupeville ferry was temporarily out of service Wednesday following a "soft grounding." Service resumed at 2 p.m.

UPDATED: Coupeville ferry temporarily out of service

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 10:04AM

The Coupeville ferry was temporarily out of service Wednesday following a "soft grounding." Service resumed at 2 p.m.

Central Whidbey 9/10 softball qualifies for state

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 3:00PM

For the second year in a row, the Central Whidbey 9/10 all-star softball team qualified for the state Little League tournament at the expense of its rivals from North Whidbey. Central Whidbey, coached by Mimi Johnson, overcame a loss in the first round to North Whidbey to win the District 11 crown in Mount Vernon and earn a trip to Vancouver for the state playoffs. The first state game is 1 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at the Glenwood Little League complex.

Going deep for Dungeness: Recreational crabbers share tips as season begins on Whidbey

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 3:00PM

Twelve hours after dropping a pair of crab pots into Holmes Harbor, Dave Anderson is back on the water approaching a red-and-white buoy, anxious to see what’s been crawling along the sea bottom and into the traps he’s set.

Man suspected of casing Coupeville businesses jailed on warrants

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 4:00PM

A Clinton man, wanted on multiple felony warrants, was arrested Monday afternoon in Coupeville after merchants reported him being suspicious downtown, possibly casing shops.

Coupeville Boat Launch to host regatta

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 5:00PM

On Saturday and Sunday, July 18-19, the Coupeville Boat Launch will be bustling with activity. Town Council approved an event permit for a small regatta as a new kick off to Race Week.

Remove the blinders, put campus in Clinton | Letter

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

Why is Washington State University looking at Greenbank Farm, where the community gathers, eats, shops, walks the trails and marvels at the brilliance of cooperation it took to make the farm a community asset for all to enjoy?

Hot weather prompts concern for dogs in cars

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls.

Coupeville woman arrested for yelling at drivers outside hospital

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

A Coupeville woman was detained by police Sunday after she stopped traffic outside Whidbey General Hospital and was yelling at drivers.

It’s time for a new location for club | Letter

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 8:00PM

Decades ago, Coupeville opened up a state of the art firehouse. Today, the Boys and Girls Club occupies the building, providing a safe landing spot for the youth of Coupeville. The sad reality, however, is that that old firehouse is cramped and noisy and loud.

Coupeville students earn high marks

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 8:00PM

The following Coupeville School District students made honor roll spring semester.

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