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Coupeville Kindergarten registration starts Tuesday

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 2:42PM

Kindergarten registration for the Coupeville School District starts tomorrow and run through Thursday, Aug. 14.

Troopers seek possible hit and run suspect

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:03PM

A near collision on Highway 525 this week left a motorcyclist injured and state police looking for the driver of the other vehicle. Described as a greenish or teal van or mini van, the vehicle was last seen heading north on Houston Road with two occupants, a driver and passenger wearing a red shirt, according to the Washington State Patrol.

OLF flight operations Aug. 11-15

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 10:32AM

Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled at the Outlying Field Aug. 11-15.Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 11, 13 and 14, FCLP training at OLF Coupeville is scheduled late at night.

Smedley takes over CHS volleyball program

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 11:05AM

A strong feeder program is the key to success, according to new Coupeville High School volleyball coach Breanne Smedley.

SLIDESHOW | Scenes from the first day of the 90th Whidbey Island Area Fair

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Aug 7, 2014 at 9:05AM

Some photographs from the first day, Thursday, July 31, of the 90th annual Whidbey Island Area Fair. (Take a long look at the buffalo burger and mountain of curly fries, and try not to be hungry.)

Family pulls weight at Highland Games

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 8:00PM

Whenever Grayson Akins returns to campus at Western Washington University and talks about her summer athletic endeavors back home on Whidbey Island, she’s often met with a blank stare.

My unabashed crush on the Rock | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00PM

Dear Whidbey Island, This summer marks the fifth anniversary since you and I moved in together, and I am more in love with you today than ever. You have made me forget every other place I ever lived: Tacoma, Seattle, Vietnam, Japan, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Dallas.

We need to have more walking tours | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:04PM

Editor, More history, please. Tuesday’s outstanding historic tour of Coupeville led by Paul Whelan was very well attended. The hour-and-a-half, mile-long walk around town entertained and informed us all.

It’s time to revamp transit, add fares | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, I have been a critic of Island Transit since the beginning for the reason that while free transportation sounds good, it is a utopian view and not really free because we all pay for it through a portion of the sales tax in Island County. No added fares are paid by actual users of Island Transit.

50 years is an achievement worthy of celebration | Opinion

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 6:00PM

Inserted in this edition of The Whidbey Examiner you will find a special section entirely devoted to celebrating and honoring the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival’s 50th Anniversary.

Marshal responds to unruly pedestrians | Blotter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

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

Coupeville couple jailed for tax fraud

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

A Coupeville husband and wife were sentenced to federal prison last week for conspiracy to defraud the government and making false or fraudulent claims, the U.S. Attorney’s Office reported.

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival kicks off Friday

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00PM

Arts and crafts vendors will fill the streets of downtown Coupeville this weekend as the Coupeville Festival Association rings in its 50th anniversary. Roughly 250 volunteers aid in the execution of the festival, which is a big draw for people from all over.

Art school thrives with festival push

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 2:51PM

For 51 years, the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival has been the event that gives back to the community. From providing a venue for local artists to raising money for scholarships, the festival has been an annual boon to Coupeville. In fact, profits from the festival gave rise to another important Coupeville institution.

Democratic candidates in two Island County races lead in first count of primary election

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Aug 6, 2014 at 9:40AM

Second place too close to call in commissioner race

Land Trust celebrating 30 years with family-friendly shindig

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 10:37AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, and the community is invited! Join the local nonprofit, conservation organization on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Camp Casey Picnic Area in Coupeville for a family-friendly celebration of the land.

WAIF breaks ground on new shelter

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:40AM

Approximately 60 people attended the groundbreaking for the new Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation shelter last week.

Front Street trucks bring frustration

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 4, 2014 at 9:20AM

Town of Coupeville officials are working with Front Street merchants to address concerns about delivery trucks double parking and blocking traffic.

Parents, community getting ready for Race the Reserve

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 8:13AM

Race the Reserve, which returns Saturday, Aug. 9, is more than a fundraiser.

Artists enjoy weekend of sun and scent at Lavender Wind Festival | Slideshow

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:25PM

The sun was shining bright, making the scent of lavender just a bit cheerier during the Lavender Wind Festival Saturday.

Langley hosts all-island open-water swim race

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00PM

A tide change has hit the Whidbey Adventure Swim this year, its fourth as an open-water race.

Seat open on ferry advisory board

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Coupeville Ferry Committee.

Town moves forward with one-way Front Street

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

While town officials finalized plans to make part of Front Street a one-way, town staff made repairs to the small landslide, which had been closed off for more than a year.

Caller reports blocking truck | Blotter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

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

Grone, Canell for treasurer; Hayes, Petrish for state rep. | Opinion

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00PM

Whidbey Island voters have some important decisions to make in this primary election. Two candidates are challenging embattled Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nunez, a Democrat, including one candidate who came from inside her office.

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