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Coupeville remains unbeaten in conference play | Girls basketball

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 9:45AM

Continuing its undefeated conference run, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team won 51-39 at Port Townsend Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Redhawks ruin Senior Night | Boys basketball

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 9:20AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team celebrated Senior Night Tuesday, Feb. 2, but the festivities ended once the game began. Port Townsend took command from the get-go and thrashed the Wolves 80-36.

Rock dweller’s guide to love and romance | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Love is in the air, chocolate fills every store shelf and lovers put on public displays of affection at every opportunity. But, although we like romance as much as anybody and we take love seriously here on the Rock, talking about such things can make us squirm.

Beautyberry lives up to its name | Sowin 'n' the Trowel

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

There’s a shrub I think we ought to see more of around here, especially in the wintertime when a spot of cheerful color in the garden is just what some of us need to lift our spirits. It’s called beautyberry, or Callicarpa.

WhidbeyHealth is new name of hospital

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00PM

WhidbeyHealth. No, it’s not a typo. It’s Whidbey General Hospital’s new name. Organization officials announced the change Thursday in Langley at the first of a series of island-wide, town-hall style meetings. CEO Geri Forbes delivered the news.

Students of the Quarter named

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Lions Club honored Students of the Quarter, seniors Jazmine Franklin and Jared Helmstadter, last week.

Town of Coupeville leases lot for events

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 6:00PM

The Town of Coupeville signed a lease agreement last week to rent the vacant lot at the corner of Coveland and Alexander streets for three months out of the year.

Commissioners finalize speed-limit changes

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00PM

The Board of Island County on last week revised the speed limit to 35 mph, from 50 mph, on Engle Road, from the Coupeville town limits south to Hill Road.

Whidbey Reads picks book

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

The appeal to a Whidbey Island audience seemed stronger the longer a group of reading enthusiasts looked at a novel written by a nearby author.

Part of path closed after bluff slides

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 2:00PM

Additional sliding of the bluff along Front Street prompted Town of Coupeville officials to close off a section of the pedestrian path last week.

A friendly arrangement: Couple hopes to start a group to support state parks on island

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 2:00PM

Since retiring to Whidbey Island two years ago, Barb and Ed Adams can’t seem to get enough of the state parks around them.

Port of Coupeville officials hope to start ‘friends’ group

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 3:00PM

When coming up with a new vision for the Greenbank Farm, commissioners for the Port of Coupeville are clear on one thing. They want and need help from the public.

Hospitals report an increase in flu cases, exact number of cases is hard to gauge

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 2:00PM

Both Whidbey General Hospital and Naval Hospital Oak Harbor are reporting an increase in confirmed flu cases, said naval hospital spokesman Trish Rose.

Coupeville Chocolate Walk fun is afoot

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

Chocolate can’t buy happiness, but it doesn’t hurt. Tickets are still available for the first-ever Coupeville Chocolate Walk.

Wolves earn postseason berth with win over Klahowya | Boys basketball

  • Feb 1, 2016 at 10:37AM

A comeback 64-60 victory over visiting Klahowya Friday, Jan. 29, cemented a postseason berth for the Coupeville High School boys basketball team.

Wolves wrap up league title | Girls basketball

  • Feb 1, 2016 at 9:06AM

After going 13 years without winning a conference championship, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team wrapped up its second consecutive Olympic League title by winning 49-33 at Klahowya Friday, Jan. 29.

Olympic, Nisqually leagues to form single football conference

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 11:39AM

The 1A Olympic and Nisqually leagues decided to combine for football beginning in the fall of 2016, according to Coupeville High School Athletic Director Duane Baumann.

Wolves win as Stone reaches 1,000 career points | Girls basketball

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 2:01PM

While the Coupeville High School girls basketball team is aiming for its second consecutive Olympic League championship, senior Makana Stone is reaching several milestones of her own.

After loss, Coupeville aims to get back into playoff race | Boys basketball

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 11:03AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team can get a stranglehold on third-place and a postseason berth with a win over visiting Klahowya at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29.

Lions Club honors students

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Jan 28, 2016 at 10:11AM

The Coupeville Lions Club honored Students of the Quarter, seniors Jazmine Franklin and Jared Helmstadter last week.

Town may close portion of Front Street due to bluff slipping

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 2:10PM

Additional sliding of the bluff along Front Street prompted Town of Coupeville officials to close off a section of the pedestrian path Tuesday.

Island County commissioners refuse settlement in Wonn Road beach access lawsuit

  • Jan 26, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jan 27, 2016 at 11:25AM

A judge will determine whether a Greenbank couple had the right to build a stone wall across a historic public beach access, following a cliffhanger today at the Island County Board of Commissioners' meeting.

Coupeville ferry to close for earthquake retrofitting

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville ferry dock will be closed for a weekend next fall to make it safer in the event of the Big One.

Police respond to suspicious events | Blotter

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 6:00PM

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

Tickets on sale for scholarship auction

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 5:00PM

The Coupeville Lions Club is once again offering an evening of good food, entertainment and fun — all while raising money for a good cause.

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