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Social program turns 50 this week | Letter

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

On July 30 one of our nation’s most valuable and popular social programs turns 50. Signed into law by President Johnson, the program currently covers 55 million Americans — people aged 65 and older and younger people with permanent disabilities.

Port needs the Greenbank Farm to be self sufficient | Guest Column

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Port of Coupeville, after having been in negotiation with the Greenbank Farm Management Group for more than one year has come to a point of impasse.

Unhappy with port’s Greenbank Farm vote | Letter

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00PM

Ah! Thank you, Port of Coupeville commissioners. Finally, you have shown your true nature; blatant tyranny, clear collusion and hit and run tactics.

Heat lowers attendance, increases sales at Coupeville A&C Fest | Slideshow

  • Aug 3, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 5, 2015 at 10:59AM

Visitors from on and off the island strolled through the streets of downtown Coupeville this weekend in hopes of finding unique and creative treasures. Nearly 200 vendors filled the downtown corridor offering handmade wares, delicious treats and captivating art.

Race the Reserve draws largest field

  • Aug 3, 2015 at 11:54AM

The Fifth Annual Race the Reserve attracted a record turnout Saturday, Aug. 1, in Coupeville.

Gardner, Born move on to general election

  • Aug 4, 2015 at 9:04PM

One of Whidbey General Hospital's loudest critics received the most votes in the race for a seat on the board, according to the first count of ballots in the primary election.

Kindergarten registration open Aug. 11-13

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 12:00PM

Parents new to the Coupeville School District may register their children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade at Coupeville Elementary School Aug. 11-13.

Highland Games offer day of rich culture at Greenbank Farm

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 2:00PM

About a dozen Scottish clans will convene at the Greenbank Farm Saturday to share a rich and festive history.

Hearing to discuss speed limit changes on Whidbey, Camano

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 2:00PM

Speed limits on 10 Whidbey and Camano roads may change after public meetings scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18.

Orca Network to commemorate orcas’ capture from Penn Cove

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 3:00PM

In memory of the nearly 40 Southern Resident orcas captured in Washington State, and the 13 orcas killed during the captures, and in honor of Lolita, also known as Tokitae, Orca Network is sponsoring several events to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the 1970 Penn Cove orca capture on Saturday, Aug. 8.

A day of peace and love on the Rock | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 3:00PM

With the dog days of summer upon us, it’s a perfect moment for a lazy, hazy, crazy memory of my days of Rock past.

Coupeville man charged after ‘heinous assault’

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 5:00PM

A 31-year-old Coupeville man is facing multiple felony charges in connection with what a deputy characterized as a “heinous assault” on two women July 17.

Port decision was an act of betrayal | Opinion

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Aug 6, 2015 at 12:41PM

Let’s look at some Port of Coupeville numbers from 2014. Commissioner Marshall Bronson is essentially correct in his statement that under our current contracts with the Greenbank Farm Management Group, the port allowed them to keep $87,000 in Greenbank Farm rents and a $49,500 yearly fee, for a total of $136,500. This has been the arrangement going back at least eight years.

Washington state allows temporary ban on net pen fishing

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 6:00PM

Washington state’s Department of Ecology is willing to let Island County ban fish farming from its waters — but only temporarily.

Police respond to possible gang threat at Whidbey General Hospital

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 7:00PM

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

Port vote appears to alienate supporters | Letter

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 8:00PM

Outgoing Port Commissioner Marshall Bronson’s column in The Examiner last week shed some light on why he unexpectedly decided to vote to terminate negotiations with Greenbank Farm’s long-time manager.

Festival truly is a community event | Letter

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 9:00PM

I want to express my most sincere appreciation for the numerous volunteers who made the 2015 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival a success. The Coupeville Festival Association has promoted and hosted the annual Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival for 51 years. The CFA is a non-profit, all- volunteer organization consisting of 23 standing committees and 250 plus volunteers. There is no paid staff. All non-operational proceeds go into the Coupeville area in the form of project grants and scholarships. In December 2014, those annual grants and scholarships totaled $815,000.

Whidbey Island Highland Games | Slideshow

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Aug 12, 2015 at 11:32AM

Thousands gathered for the 2015 Whidbey Island Highland Games on Saturday at Greenbank Farm.

Judge says no to OLF closure suit

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 1:00PM

A federal court judge denied a group’s attempt to halt the Navy’s carrier landing practice at a field near Coupeville.

Bronson: Petition a ‘visceral’ reaction

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00PM

A Coupeville resident filed a petition against the Port of Coupeville Tuesday that claims two of the three commissioners violated the Open Public Meetings Act.

Greenbank Farm managers say end has come

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00PM

Hope that the Greenbank Farm Management Group could continue some kind of advisory role over the farm came to an end Monday night.

Greenbank decision was arrogant, disrespectful | Letter

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00PM

The discussion on the island surrounding the Greenbank Farm business owners and the actions of two of the Port of Coupeville commissioners is still a hot topic.

Do right and reverse Greenbank Farm vote | Letter

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 4:00PM

The shock and disbelief about Marshall Bronson’s and John Carr’s action at the July 8 Port of Coupeville meeting has not worn off. Many have written well thought out letters to the editor, and I now feel compelled to add my voice.

Farm decision needs to be reexamined | Letter

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 4:00PM

As an Island County taxpayer for the past 16 years and full time resident since 2012, I’ve been amazed and disappointed by the lack of transparency or process in the Port of Coupeville’s decision to sunset relations with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

Coach hopes to develop young men of high character | Football

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 5:00AM

New Coupeville High School football coach Brett Smedley wants to build more than a winning program. He wants to develop student-athletes of high character.

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