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Wolves roundup for April 23

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 1:32PM

The Coupeville baseball team whipped Port Townsend 12-2 on a wet and windy Robert Sherman Field. The Wolves combined eight his with nine Redhawk errors to take the easy, five-inning win. Freshman Julian Welling made his first varsity start on the mound and gave up only two hits over four innings. Another freshman, Hunter Smith, pitched the final inning, facing only four batters.

Regatta sailing into cove

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Apr 24, 2015 at 10:47AM

The waters of Penn Cove will be dotted with a fleet of sailboats this weekend as the Oak Harbor High School sailing team hosts the Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association Double Handed District Championships Friday through Sunday, April 24-26.

Wolves roundup for April 21, 22

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 8:21AM

Top-ranked and undefeated Klahowya beat the visiting Coupeville baseball team 10-2. Nearly all of the Eagles' runs were unearned as the Wolves played "perhaps their worst game of the year defensively," according to coach Willie Smith.

Caller reports dumped rabbits | Blotter

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 2:49PM

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

Refuse to pass down a planet in peril | Letter

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 3:00PM

Editor, It hit the news last week that there is only one remaining male Northern white rhinoceros left in the world. A population that numbered more than 2,000 in 1960 is now down to exactly five.

Would be great to see multiple candidates run | Opinion

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 8:00PM

Filing Week is fast approaching, and with four positions up for re-election at Town of Coupeville, now is a great opportunity to get involved.

Bike shop to keep cyclists spinning

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 4:00PM

Mike Beech, a former sheriff’s deputy who has worked on some of the county’s most grizzly crimes, admits his new bike shop in Coupeville will be a change of pace.

County leaders press state for pot tax dollars

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 2:44PM

Island County leaders are banding together to pressure state leaders for a fair share of marijuana sales tax revenue.

Plan coming to complete solar project

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 7:00PM

The Greenbank Farm solar project may finally see completion. The Port of Coupeville approved an agreement this month for Greenbank Community Solar LLC, a Mount Vernon based company, to lease the three remaining plots at the farm.

Garden club plant sale Saturday

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 2:42PM

The howling wind that whistled outside the Coupeville Garden Club greenhouse brought out some light humor among members.

Coupeville adds another win | Tennis

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 10:59AM

Winning its third straight match, the Coupeville High School tennis team blitzed visiting Lakewood 6-1 Monday, April 20, in a nonleague contest.

Coupeville gets league win, 2 tournament titles | Tennis

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 11:40AM

The Coupeville High School tennis squad staked a claim as the team to beat in the Olympic League title chase with a 6-1 win over visiting Chimacum/Port Townsend Friday, April 17.

Young Wolves play well in loss | Baseball

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 11:36AM

Some losses are easier to take than others, and such was the case when Coupeville High School fell 5-3 to visiting Friday Harbor in a nonleague baseball game Saturday, April 18.

Coupeville can't quite come all the way back | Softball

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 11:34AM

The Coupeville High School softball team scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning but came up one run short in a 7-6 loss to visiting Friday Harbor Saturday, April 18, in a nonleague game.

Toby’s Tavern to restore historic building using Forever grant

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Apr 20, 2015 at 10:18AM

A handful of historic building owners in Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve received a combined $56,000 in preservation grants this year. Of the eight grant recipients, two are Front Street business owners, which Reserve staff hope add to the awareness of the Ebey’s Forever program.

Science team heads to state

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Apr 17, 2015 at 4:09PM

As a middle school science teacher, Terry Welch can tell you what’s the matter with matter and is crystal clear in her understanding of rock formations. But interpreting a message on her iPhone can sometimes still be an adventure.

Coupeville walks by Chimacum | Baseball

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 10:33AM

Chimacum pitchers struggled with their control, and the Coupeville High School baseball team took advantage for an 8-0 win Thursday, April 16, at Robert Sherman Field.

2-out rally saves Wolves | Softball

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 9:32AM

Freshman Katrina McGranahan kicked a field goal -- make that, hit a three-run double -- with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to help the Coupeville High School softball team come from behind and defeat visiting Chimacum 22-21 Thursday, April 16.

Relays lead way at 5-team meet | Track

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 8:44AM

The combined efforts of the Coupeville High School female sprinters continued to highlight the Wolves' track season with a pair of relay wins at a five-team meet in Port Townsend Thursday, April 16.

Wolves shine in league opener | Soccer

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 8:16AM

The Coupeville High School soccer team made its first ever Olympic League match one to remember, throttling host Chimacum 11-1 Thursday, April 16.

Bad start, good finish for Wolves | Baseball

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 10:57AM

After a sluggish start, the Coupeville High School baseball team took advantage of Concrete's generosity to defeat the visiting Lions 10-2 Wednesday, April 15, in a non-conference game.

Wolves roar by rivals | Tennis

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 10:52AM

If you heard a muffled shout about 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, it most likely was the victory cry of Coupeville High School tennis coach Ken Stange.

Use event as means for significant change | Letter

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 10:16AM

Editor, We have learned that grabbing a four-point restrained, medicated mental health patient by the chin and telling her that she has “lost her rights and privileges” is considered an acceptable treatment modality and is legal in Island County.

Finding a silver lining in some plant bad habits | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 10:08AM

In a column a couple of months back, I wrote about some great plants for shade gardens. One of the plants I mentioned was sweet box, or Sarcococca, a very fragrant evergreen perennial that sometimes has a tendency to spread via runners.

Nissan commercial to film on Central Whidbey next week

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 10:07AM

Whidbey Island will get a bit of national exposure in the coming months after a film production company shoots a car commercial on the island next week.

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