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County appoints volunteers to MRC

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Board of Island County Commissioners appointed five volunteers to the county’s Marine Resources Committee. They are Barbara Bennett, Lois Farrington, Kestutis Tautvydas, David Thomson and Anthony Turpin.

Caller reports ‘census’ taker acting suspicious | Blotter

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

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

Thanks for supporting the Lions’ shopping spree with coverage | Letter

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

Editor, On behalf of Coupeville Lions Club, we’d like to thank The Whidbey Examiner for their gracious coverage of our recent Lions Club Shopping Spree benefit event for Gifts From the Heart Foodbank.

How oranges fit into Christmas | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

I don’t know about you, but when I was a child the one thing I could always count on finding on Christmas morning was an orange or tangerine in the toe of my Christmas stocking. I suppose this was a holdover from the days over a century ago when citrus fruits were considered exotic treasures during the cold depths of winter in these parts.

Port holds steady with management transition

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 4:00PM

The transition of management at the Greenbank Farm continues as new port leadership works with the outgoing management group to tie up loose ends.

Coupeville Elementary Robotics Club places in top 12 in Lego competition

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 5:00PM

The programming is all done ahead of time. Once the robot is turned loose, it’s all about watching and hoping. “It was a lot of pressure,” said Vivian Farris. “It was kind of nerve-racking.”

Stone receives state Player of Week honor | Girls basketball

  • Dec 17, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Dec 18, 2015 at 8:04AM

Coupeville High School senior Makana Stone was selected as the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A female Player of the Week for Dec. 7-12.

Whidbey off to winning start in Little League postseason | 11/12 Softball

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 22, 2015 at 9:20AM

The Little League postseason began Saturday, June 20, and the Whidbey Island 11/12 all-star softball team got the local teams off to a resounding start by thumping South Skagit 18-3 in four innings in the District 11 tournament in Anacortes.

Whidbey falls to Anacortes at district | 11/12 Softball

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 10:02AM

The Whidbey Island 11/12 Little League all-star softball game lost 9-5 to host Anacortes in the District 11 tournament Sunday, June 21, but made Anacortes work for a win for the first time this year.

Wolves host summer camp | Volleyball

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jun 23, 2015 at 10:06AM

Some of the future pieces of the Coupeville High School volleyball team could be seen at the middle school gym last week.

Whidbey to play for district title | 11/12 Softball

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 10:07AM

After defeating South Skagit 10-6 Monday, June 22, the Whidbey 11/12 Little League softball all stars will get another shot at Anacortes in the district tournament.

Wolves fight off Concrete rally | Boys basketball

  • Dec 21, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 11:31AM

“We never really were in danger, but it was close.” The Coupeville High School boys basketball team saw much of a 21-point lead disappear in a 66-60 win over visiting Concrete Friday, Dec. 18, but coach Anthony Smith was confident his club would prevail even as the lead was slipping away.

Protest sheds light on Island County Jail failures

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

More than 250 people, many of them from Lopez Island, took part in the protest of the Island County Jail, where 25-year-old Keaton Farris died from dehydration in April. The protesters handed out water bottles.

Investigation shows death a result of ‘catastrophic’ failures at Island County Jail

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

“Catastrophic systemic failures” at the Island County Jail led to a 25-year-old man’s death from dehydration April 8, Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said.

Coupeville Lions garage sale unearths mementos

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

Coupeville Lions volunteers are hoping to find the owner of donated WWII love messages.

Coupeville lighthouse manager beams over role

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 3:00PM

Since March, Sharon Sharpe has occupied a second floor office in the Admiralty Head Lighthouse in Coupeville, which comes with a window view of ship traffic in North Puget Sound passing through Admiralty Inlet. It’s one of the perks of being the new program specialist at the lighthouse, which is part of Fort Casey State Park.

Start date unknown for pending Madrona Way project

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 4:00PM

A start date for construction of Phase 1 of the Madrona Way Project is up in the air at this point.

Cat reported stolen during vacation

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:00PM

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

Stone helps develop safer football helmet

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 26, 2015 at 2:58PM

One of the reasons 2011 Coupeville High School graduate Andre Stone didn’t play football for the Wolves was because of the risks involved. Now, ironically, he is aiming to help curb football head injuries.

Anacortes tops Whidbey for district title | 11/12 Softball

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:30PM

The Whidbey 11/12 Little League softball all-stars mounted a late comeback but ran out of time in a 13-5 loss to host Anacortes in the District 11 championship game Tuesday, June 23.

Raccoons wreak havoc at historic Haller House

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:00AM

As majestic as the old cherry plum tree was that leaned over the roof, its affection for the Haller House was not doing the historic building any favors.

Lions select Peace Poster contest winner

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 4:00AM

Chelsea Prescott, a student at Coupeville Middle School, took the first step in becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Coupeville Lions Club.

Gingerbread Challenge: Wharf creation wins votes

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 4:00AM

Out of a dozen entries in the annual Gingerbread Challenge, one family’s creation wowed voters and judges. The Jungman family’s gingerbread replica of the Coupeville

Methodist Church Handbell Ensemble rings in the holidays

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 6:00AM

Members of the Coupeville United Methodist Church Handbell Ensemble played Christmas songs for the enjoyment of a group of seniors at the Coupeville HUB last Wednesday.

The heart of Coupeville: Community thanks mayor for 20 years

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Reflecting on 20 years of leadership and accomplishments, Nancy Conard finds it difficult to pick any particular thing she’s most proud of.

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