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Beautyberry lives up to its name | Sowin 'n' the Trowel

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

There’s a shrub I think we ought to see more of around here, especially in the wintertime when a spot of cheerful color in the garden is just what some of us need to lift our spirits. It’s called beautyberry, or Callicarpa.

Rock dweller’s guide to love and romance | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Love is in the air, chocolate fills every store shelf and lovers put on public displays of affection at every opportunity. But, although we like romance as much as anybody and we take love seriously here on the Rock, talking about such things can make us squirm.

Coupeville Chocolate Walk fun is afoot

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

Chocolate can’t buy happiness, but it doesn’t hurt. Tickets are still available for the first-ever Coupeville Chocolate Walk.

Commissioners finalize speed-limit changes

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00PM

The Board of Island County on last week revised the speed limit to 35 mph, from 50 mph, on Engle Road, from the Coupeville town limits south to Hill Road.

WhidbeyHealth is new name of hospital

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00PM

WhidbeyHealth. No, it’s not a typo. It’s Whidbey General Hospital’s new name. Organization officials announced the change Thursday in Langley at the first of a series of island-wide, town-hall style meetings. CEO Geri Forbes delivered the news.

Town of Coupeville leases lot for events

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 6:00PM

The Town of Coupeville signed a lease agreement last week to rent the vacant lot at the corner of Coveland and Alexander streets for three months out of the year.

Redhawks ruin Senior Night | Boys basketball

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 9:20AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team celebrated Senior Night Tuesday, Feb. 2, but the festivities ended once the game began. Port Townsend took command from the get-go and thrashed the Wolves 80-36.

Coupeville remains unbeaten in conference play | Girls basketball

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 9:45AM

Continuing its undefeated conference run, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team won 51-39 at Port Townsend Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Wolves drop another | Boys basketball

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 9:38AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team will have one more chance to get its ship upright before the postseason begins. The Wolves’ promising season started taking on water several weeks ago. Coupeville lost 68-38 at Chimacum Thursday, Feb. 4, for its fourth loss in the past five games.

Coupeville corrals Cowboys | Girls basketball

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 10:16AM

Four periods of strong defense helped make up for two less-than stellar offensive quarters by the Coupeville High School girls basketball team in its 47-24 win at Chimacum Thursday, Feb. 4.

Stone signs with Whitman

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 1:41PM

Senior Makana Stone signed a letter of intent during a ceremony at the Coupeville High School gymnasium Friday, Feb. 5, to play basketball for Whitman College next year.

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.

Smith's buzzer-beater carries Wolves to win | Boys basketball

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 10:12AM

Hunter Smith provided the tuneup the sputtering Coupeville High School boys basketball team needed by drilling a three-pointer at the buzzer to help the Wolves win 54-53 at Klahowya Friday, Feb. 5.

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.

Coupeville, Klahowya honor Stone on Senior Night; Wolves go unbeaten in league | Girls basketball

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 2:08PM

The evening began with two displays of class, and then Makana Stone and the Coupeville High School girls basketball team proved, when it comes to the Olympic League, they are in a class of their own.

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.

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.

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.

Coupeville art show to benefit PNW Art School

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 6:00AM

In an effort to show his continued gratitude toward the Pacific Northwest Art School, Gary Schallock will be among six artists who will be hosting the “Whidbey Expressions” benefit show at the Coupeville Rec Hall Aug. 14-16.

Junior cheerleaders | Slideshow

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 9:25AM

Smiles and enthusiasm filled the Coupeville High School gymnasium during halftime of the girls basketball game with Klahowya Saturday, Feb. 6, as the junior cheerleaders displayed their boundless spirit.

Four seats open on preservation board

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:00AM

The Town of Coupeville is seeking interested parties for two open and two expired positions on the Historic Preservation Commission.

Work continues on Whidbey General Hospital project

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:00AM

By spring next year, officials expect this spot to be home to a new 60,000-square-foot wing that voters approved with a $50-million bond in 2013.

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