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Opinion: Valid concerns raised in Bowen project inquiry

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 3:37PM

Last week we published a story in which incoming Port of Coupeville Executive Director Tim McDonald questioned candidate Richard Bowen’s ability to serve as a port commissioner.

Former hospital doctor suggests new direction

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 10:00AM

With Whidbey General Hospital asking voters to approve a bond to pay for an expansion, one critic is arguing for hospital leaders to try something different. Mark Borden, one-time hospital emergency room physician turned staunch Whidbey General critic, thinks it would be a godsend if the hospital would partner with a larger company, such as Providence Health and Services.

Bowen says failed project aids in ability to help port

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 3:31PM

References to a failed sustainable development made by a Port of Coupeville candidate are raising concerns from the port’s incoming executive director. Those concerns arose after Tim McDonald, who will start as port director Dec. 1, wanted to find out more about candidate Dick Bowen’s experience.

Wolves snare spot in state tournament | Tennis

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Nov 1, 2013 at 9:55AM

Coupeville doubles partners Aaron Curtin and Ben Etzell earned a spot in the 1A state tennis tournament by placing third at quad-district Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Amy Yee Tennis Center in Seattle.

Ghosts, witches, ghouls and more parade through Coupeville

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 3:08PM

Families flooded downtown Coupeville Saturday during the annual Halloween Torchlight Parade. The event started at Cook’s Corner Park, going down Front Street and ending at the Island County Historical Museum. Children and adults came dressed for the occasion, representing all aspects of spooky and not-so-spooky fun. Prizes were awarded in multiple categories including best adult costume, best girl and boy costume and group costume. The event is sponsored by Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association and Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue.

Unbeaten King's tops Coupeville | Volleyball

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 9:40AM

King's wrapped up a perfect volleyball regular season at Coupeville's expense, beating the host Wolves 3-0 Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Wolves end season with 2 losses | Soccer

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 1:55PM

The Coupeville High School soccer team wrapped up its season with a pair of home losses.

Injuries, Knights cut down Wolves | Football

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 10:07AM

The injury bug and King's took another bite out of the Coupeville High School football team in the Wolves' 28-0 loss in Shoreline Friday, Oct. 25.

Letter: OLF issue deserves civil, patient dialogue

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

Editor, My letter is partially in response to Pat Smith’s Oct. 17 letter “Noise discloser part of the OLF problem.” Watching OLF Coupeville flight ops from 525 feet away and subsequently reading the Island County government noise disclosure form, I agree. I even testified in front of the Island County Commissioners on Oct. 14 asking for a written reply in part to see about improving the noise disclosure.

Opinion: Take a proactive approach to your health screenings

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 2:16PM

In 2013 an estimated 232,000 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among women in the United States.

Project Appleseed comes to Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 2:15PM

Anyone who wants to learn traditional rifle marksmanship skills and the role they played in America’s founding will want to register for an upcoming Project Appleseed event. The Project Appleseed event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Oct. 26-27 at the Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association, 397 Safari Lane located off Highway 20 near Outlying Field.

CPR-performing scarecrow stolen from display

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 2:13PM

Coupeville has one less scarecrow lining its streets this week after someone stole a festive display aimed at eduction. Someone between the evening of Oct.7 and the morning of Oct. 8 walked away with Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue’s entry for the 2013 Scarecrow Corridor contest.

Celebrating Survival: Move in wake of cancer diagnosis a ‘leap of faith’

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

As Dee Giordan prepared to move to Whidbey Island 10 years ago, she wasn’t expecting to learn she had breast cancer.

Wolves trump Tigers | Volleyball

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:04AM

Powered by the offense of Hailey Hammer, Madeline Strasburg and Megan Oakes, the Coupeville High School volleyball team won 3-1 at Granite Falls Thursday, Oct. 24.

Wolves lose match, player | Soccer

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 11:04AM

The Coupeville High School soccer team lost more than its 2-0 match at Granite Falls Thursday, Oct. 24. The Wolves also lost defender Ivy Luvera to a concussion.

Wolves put scare in Archbishop Murphy | Volleyball

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:33AM

Getting all it could handle, the second-place Archbishop Murphy volleyball team escaped from Coupeville with a 3-2 win Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Coupeville Homecoming parade and game highlights

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:20AM

Festivities hit the streets of Coupeville Friday with the high school’s annual homecoming parade and game. Middle and high school students piled into cars, trucks and trailers Friday afternoon to parade up South and North Main streets. It offered a chance for residents to see the homecoming king and queen — Nick Streubel and Heni Barnes. The homecoming football game took place Friday night with the Wolves losing to South Whidbey 57-33

Murphy stays unbeaten with win over Wolves | Soccer

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:06AM

Mother Nature didn't make life any easier for the Coupeville High School soccer team in its 6-0 loss to undefeated and third-ranked Archbishop Murphy Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Mickey Clark Field.

Whidbey Island Bank announces merger

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 2:49PM

Whidbey Island Bank will no longer be headquartered in Oak Harbor after a merger with Olympia-based Heritage Financial Corporation. Washington Banking Company, the holding company for Whidbey Island Bank, and Heritage Financial jointly announced today the signing of an agreement for the "strategic merger."

Community potluck set for Nov. 1

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 11:12AM

The Friends of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve will host the Sixth Annual Community Potluck, 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at the historic Crocket Barn off Fort Casey Road.

Falcons crash homecoming party | Football

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 10:05AM

The thick fog that enveloped Mickey Clark Field like a wet blanket wasn't the culprit who sucked the excitement out of the Coupeville High School homecoming football game, it was the outcome. Rival South Whidbey dampened the party by defeating the Wolves 57-33 Friday, Oct. 18.

Port candidates talk Greenbank Farm contract

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

Several candidates for the Port of Coupeville butted heads over the operations of the Greenbank Farm. The League of Women Voters held a candidate forum Oct. 8 where disagreements come to light about recent decisions concerning the Greenbank Farm Management Group’s oversight of the publicly owned asset.

Coupeville grad channels town in her first novel

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

It’s been three years since Coupeville High School graduate Heather White Driscoll started her journey to become a published author. And now she’s celebrating. Driscoll, a 2001 graduate, released her first novel, “He Calls Me Harp,” in July.

Supporting business is supporting community

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 10:00AM

For Lynda Eccles and Vickie Chambers, running organizations focused on helping Coupeville’s economic future is more than just business. Eccles, who serves as the executive director of the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce, said her job is a fine balance between promoting her “dynamic” membership and promoting tourism.

Letter: Noise discloser part of the OLF problem

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 2:30PM

Editor, There’s lots of blame going around — OLF supporters blaming “whiners” and home owners in the flight path blaming themselves.

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