- Sports & Schools
- Island Time
- Crime Watch
- About Us
- best match
- date modified
- posted May 30, 2013 at 12:07 PM
Heni Barnes spent months throughout the school year researching a project that earned her some national attention. The Coupeville High School junior performed well enough at regional and state competitions to earn a spot at the National History Day competition that takes place next month in College Park, Md.
- posted May 30, 2013 at 11:58 AM
Coupeville United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School presents “Everywhere Fun Fair” 9:30 to noon, August 5-9. Children ages 3 through fifth grade will meet neighbors from the Bible who helped and welcomed others, explore the life of our neighbors from all over the world, and discover how to be a good neighbor to people near and far.
- posted May 30, 2013 at 11:57 AM
The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:
- posted May 30, 2013 at 12:13 PM
Saturday my dad, Walter Nelson, participated in the annual Memorial Day Parade for the first time. He was so impressed with the appreciation and countless “thank you Walters” he received from the crowd as his car preceded through the parade. Dad looked at me with a tear in his eye said, “thank you for bringing me, I’ve never felt so appreciated.”
- posted May 30, 2013 at 12:12 PM
This week I received a very special gift. While visiting my parents on Memorial Day, my mother gave me a pearl necklace that belonged to her mother. My Oma died in September at the age of 89. She was my last living grandparent.
- posted May 30, 2013 at 11:52 AM
Riding state ferries is likely to become a bit more expensive. In an attempt to meet revenue goals set by the state Legislature, officials from Washington State Ferries are proposing fare increases over the next two years. Officials are considering two rounds of fare increases. The first would be a 3 percent increase in vehicle fares and a 2 percent increase in passenger fares that would take effect Oct. 1, 2013. The second would be 2.5 percent increase in vehicle fares and a 2 percent increase in passenger fares that would take effect May 1, 2014.
- posted May 30, 2013 at 11:51 AM— updated May 31, 2013 at 8:42 AM
Pearl Harbor survivors, along with other World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans joined active duty personnel and Whidbey Island residents to remember and honor the men and women who have sacrificed their lives to protect the United States. Coupeville is home of an annual Memorial Day parade and remembrance ceremony that took place Saturday. Thousands of people lined the streets of Coupeville and filled Coupeville Town Park to participate in a festive day of events.
- posted May 31, 2013 at 8:43 AM
The Washington State Department of Transportation is offering several new tools to help motorists deal with detours around the collapsed bridge on Interstate 5 over the Skagit River in Mount Vernon. Those tools include a toll-free number and traffic cameras that help inform motorists of traffic conditions. Call 1-855-873-0641 for a recorded message about the I-5 Skagit River Bridge detours. People will have a chance to speak with a department of transportation staff member during normal business hours. They can also leave a message.
- posted May 31, 2013 at 9:04 AM
Seniors Amanda d'Almeida and Danny Savalza received Coupeville High School's Athlete of the Year honors at the annual awards night Thursday, May 30.
- posted May 30, 2013 at 2:15 PM
Drivers are still adjusting driving habits to deal with the bridge collapse that forced the closure of Interstate 5 between Mount Vernon and Burlington Memorial Day saw about 5 percent fewer drivers traveling through Mount Vernon compared to the holiday in 2012, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Tuesday’s commute through the area saw a few morning traffic back-ups on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Tuesday afternoon commute through the area saw typical delays of 25 minutes through the detour.
- posted May 30, 2013 at 9:06 AM
Add eight more Coupeville High School athletes to the all-Cascade Conference list for the 2013 spring season.
- posted May 28, 2013 at 3:13 PM
Local history buffs will have a chance to view a student’s entry into the National History Day competition with a community night scheduled next week. Coupeville High School junior Heni Barnes produced a 10-minute documentary about the Pacific Northwest Lumber Strike, which took place in 1917 throughout Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana.
- posted May 23, 2013 at 2:33 PM
The conclusion of filing week saw nobody filing for candidacy for 14 offices throughout Island County.
- posted May 26, 2013 at 9:51 AM
Senior Madison Tisa-McPhee ended her stellar Coupeville High School track career with third- and fifth-place finishes at the state 1A meet Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.
- posted May 23, 2013 at 2:34 PM
The Coupeville Town Council Tuesday will continue discussions about the future of law enforcement in the historic town.
- posted May 23, 2013 at 2:33 PM
With a ballot mostly filled with uncontested races on Central Whidbey Island, the Port of Coupeville is one of two contested races in the November general election. Two of three seats are up for election this year and both have two people vying to fill the spot.
- posted May 23, 2013 at 2:25 PM— updated May 30, 2013 at 10:13 AM
Around 40 Coupeville business leaders came to Christopher’s on Whidbey Monday evening to hear the mayor give a report on the town’s business environment.
- posted May 23, 2013 at 2:35 PM
With both the Coupeville Wharf and the Greenbank Farm in need of some TLC, leaders for the Port of Coupeville are prioritizing potential maintenance projects.
- posted May 25, 2013 at 7:45 AM
Coupeville High School athletes qualified for the finals in two events in the state 1A track meet after the preliminary round Friday, May 24, at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.
- posted May 24, 2013 at 3:46 PM
Travelers trying to get onto Whidbey Island using the Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry can expect 3-hour delays into Friday evening.
- posted May 24, 2013 at 1:08 PM
Owners of lodging establishments in and around Coupeville aren't seeing a large loss of Memorial Day weekend business in the wake of the Skagit River Bridge collapse Thursday evening on Interstate 5 in Mount Vernon.
- posted May 23, 2013 at 2:32 PM
Editor, I am sorry to hear that you felt allowing the Jesus depiction was a valid opinion. Do you seem to show a bias yourself when you say that the owner of Arlene’s Flowers’ perception of Jesus was “skewed?”
- posted May 23, 2013 at 2:26 PM
Rain or shine, sleek tribal canoes glided through Penn Cove Saturday during the Penn Cove Water Festival.
- posted May 23, 2013 at 9:09 PM
The four-lane Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River collapsed about 7 p.m. Thursday, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the Washington State Patrol said.
- posted May 23, 2013 at 2:28 PM— updated May 24, 2013 at 1:18 PM
Five Pearl Harbor survivors will visit Central Whidbey Island this weekend as an integral part of the Town of Coupeville’s remembrance of Memorial Day.
- best match
- date modified