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Sheriff's website can help trick-or-treaters avoid sex offenders

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 3:37PM

Whidbey Island parents can help keep their little trick-or-treaters safe by checking a sex-offender website before hitting the streets this Halloween. Island County Sheriff Mark Brown urges people to be aware of how lives in your neighborhood by visiting www.islandcounty.net and clicking on the "sex offender information" tab.

Suspect in Oak Harbor shooting death appears in court, motive still unclear

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 11:09AM

Christopher Malaga showed no emotion as he sat in court today. He remained stone-faced as a woman wailed in sorrow from the galley crowded with members of his alleged victim's family. The 23-year-old is accused of shooting and killing Adam Garcia, a man who apparently was his friend before a falling out.

Lot on line for Wolves this Friday | Football

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:49AM

The Coupeville High School football team can get some revenge, earn a playoff spot and celebrate homecoming with a win over Klahowya Friday night.

Annual Writers Conference slated for Oct. 24-26

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 7:00PM

From his room in a hospice care facility, Joe Rantz related his tale — a story rife with the turmoil of abandonment and the Great Depression and a story glistening with the gold-medal victory of his 1936 Olympic rowing team’s win against aristocrats and the Nazi state.

Smith seeks another term in state legislature

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00PM

State Rep. Norma Smith does not like to be given bad information. When she was told that design flaws on working state ferries were not a issue, she was frustrated that the opposite was true.

Navy revising EIS to include more Growlers

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Navy says it is revising its Environmental Impact Statement on the EA-18G Growlers to include up to 36 additional aircraft based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Coupeville pumpkin races ‘wildly successful’

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00PM

Sunday’s Pumpkin Races were “wildly successful,” according to event organizer Vickie Chambers.

Fragrance is more than a pretty smell | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

If you favor certain plants because of their fragrance, you’re not alone. There are billions and billions of little pollinators in the world who agree with you.

Thanks to all who celebrated WEAN | Letter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, Whidbey Environmental Action Network wants to thank all who participated and contributed to a very successful, fun for all “WEANFest: Celebrating 25 years of Protecting Our Native Biodiversity.”

Nov. 4 election endorsements | Opinion

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

The results of the Nov. 4 general election will have real implications on Central Whidbey. Candidates for a series of local and state races, as well as one U.S. Congressional seat, met with the editors of Whidbey Island’s community newspapers to share their platforms and answer some tough questions.

CHS celebrates Homecoming with parade Friday

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

Coupeville High School students are building their Homecoming spirit this week.

Ghostly tours haunt downtown

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 5:00PM

After leading four ghost walks through downtown Coupeville over the weekend, Rebecca Robinson physically was feeling spent.

Scarecrow is still on the move | Where's Ebey?

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 11:44AM

When you find Ebey the Scarecrow at each location, snap a picture with him and post it on either the Examiner or Coupeville Chamber Facebook pages, or email to mhansen@whidbeynewsgroup.com or coupevillechamber@gmail.com. One entry per person, per location for the chance to win a prize!

Torchlight Parade takes over downtown Saturday

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00PM

Masses of ghouls and goblins will take to the streets Saturday for the annual Halloween Torchlight Parade.

Caller reports man in car watching business | Blotter

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 2:00PM

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

Former CHS student dies in shooting: Moment of silence planned at Homecoming football game

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 11:37AM

A former Wolves football player was shot and killed in Oak Harbor Saturday. Adam Garcia was just 21 years old.

Wolves win, face Klahowya for playoff spot | Football

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:19AM

It was a Bayne-ful experience for the Chimacum football team. Coupeville running back Josh Bayne shredded the Cowboys for 306 rushing yards -- including a 95-yard TD romp on a broken play -- and scored six touchdowns in the Wolves' 57-14 win at Chimacum Friday, Oct. 17.

Shorthanded Wolves lose at Klahowya | Soccer

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:18AM

Coupeville played shorthanded against one of the state's best 1A teams Saturday, Oct. 18; regardless, coach Troy Cowan was impressed with his team's effort in a 5-0 loss at first-place Klahowya.

Wolves clip Chimacum for 1st win | Volleyball

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 9:32AM

Coupeville High School picked up its first win of the volleyball regular season with a 3-1 victory over visiting Chimacum Thursday, Oct. 16.

Coupeville completes regular season with win | Tennis

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 9:11AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team completed a three-match season sweep of Chimacum with a 7-0 win in Port Townsend Thursday, Oct. 16.

Wolves romp in Olympic League opener | Soccer

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 8:56AM

Producing its best offensive performance of the season in the Olympic League opener, the Coupeville High School soccer team ripped Chimacum 6-0 at Mickey Clark Field Thursday, Oct. 16.

Wolves fall to two top-10 teams | Volleyball

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 11:07AM

After playing only one match in 18 days, the Coupeville High School volleyball team jumped back into action with three games in three days -- the first two against ranked opponents.

Eagles, rain stop Wolves | Tennis

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 8:30AM

Klahowya and rain stopped the Coupeville High School Monday, Oct. 13, in Silverdale.

Rain doesn’t diminish relay races, pumpkin contest

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 6:00PM

Pounding rain didn’t stop teams from having a good time Saturday during the Harvest Fest Relay Races.

State candidates take on education, transportation | Elections

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 10:00PM

Legislative candidates clash on how to fund the state’s education mandate and how to handle local and state transportation issues.

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