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Nurse chief found not guilty

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:58AM

Linda Gipson is not guilty of assaulting a patient at Whidbey General Hospital. That was the ruling Friday by jurors in Island County District Court who deliberated for about 90 minutes.

Volunteer group talks emergency preparedness

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:56AM

A group of volunteers for the Town of Coupeville are going door-to-door to help raise awareness of how to be prepared in an emergency.

Dehydration suspected in jail death

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:52AM

The cause of death for a 25-year-old inmate at the Island County Jail may be dehydration, according to Island County Coroner Robert Bishop.

Agreement reached in Greenbank Farm management contract

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 9:49AM

After nearly six months of negotiating, a contract for management of the Greenbank Farm was approved last week, dispelling rumors the publicly owned farm was at risk.

Kelley runs state's 3rd-best hurdle time | Track

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 10:44AM

A small band of Coupeville High School track and field athletes put in a solid performance at the 18-team Cashmere Invitational Saturday, April 11.

CWA slips by Wolves | Tennis

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 10:43AM

Powerful Charles Wright Academy stopped the Coupeville High School tennis team 4-1 Saturday, April 11, at University Place.

Coupeville loses to Vashon | Soccer

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 10:42AM

Vashon Island defeated the visiting Coupeville High School soccer team 10-0 Saturday, April 11.

Curtin, Wolves shut down Braves | Baseball

  • Apr 13, 2015 at 10:41AM

The wind blew steady and strong across the Coupeville High School baseball diamond Friday, April 10, but it was pitcher Aaron Curtin and not Mother Nature who blew away La Conner in the Wolves' 7-0 nonleague win.

Strong cold front expected to cause high winds, possible hail

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 3:44PM

The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement warning of a strong cold front causing high winds and the possibility of hail.

Hughes to seek bid for mayor

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Apr 10, 2015 at 3:46PM

Coupeville Town Councilwoman Molly Hughes announced this week that she will run for mayor. Hughes, who is serving her 12th year on the council, announced that last month that she would not run for her council seat again.

Coupeville recovers to defeat Concrete | Softball

  • Apr 9, 2015 at 8:48AM

Coming back from an early deficit, the Coupeville High School softball team clipped visiting Concrete 9-7 Tuesday, April 7.

Had great time working with Gipson | Letter

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 7:00PM

Editor, I am writing as a citizen of the Whidbey community, and as a recently retired Registered Nurse. I worked 15 joyous years in the Whidbey Family Birthplace at Whidbey General Hospital.

Plant for the Planet a rousing success | Letter

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 3:19PM

Editor, Our first Plant for the Planet: Whidbey academy on Saturday, March 28 was a great success. We certified 15 Climate Justice Ambassadors who join 300 in the USA and 340,000 worldwide. The children had an exciting day. They learned about the Climate/Ocean crisis, climate justice, how to speak in public, provide positive feedback to their peers and work together. The weather was wonderful.

Thankful for having a Boys and Girls Club | Letter

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 11:00PM

Editor, I would like to thank the Boys & Girls Club for all they do for Coupeville youth. We are so fortunate to live in this community, and I am grateful every day to raise a family here on Whidbey Island.

Levy focus is clean, warm classrooms | Letters

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 3:14PM

Editor, The members of the board of the Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools want to encourage you to vote for the current levy proposal by the Coupeville School District. As citizens who work to support Coupeville students, we understand the importance of this levy to the district.

School levy is an investment in community | Opinion

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 9:00PM

This week, voters in the Coupeville School District will receive ballots asking them to approve a $5-million capital facilities levy. If approved, the levy will collect $5 million in property tax revenue over three years, starting in 2016.

Callers report odd behavior | Blotter

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

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

School district seeks approval on $5-million facilities levy

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 8:00PM

Ballots go into the mail Friday for Coupeville School District’s proposed $5-million capital facilities levy. Votes must be postmarked by Tuesday, April 28 or filed that day by 8 p.m.

Lawsuit says landslide is county’s fault

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 3:07PM

Residents of a Central Whidbey neighborhood struck by a massive landslide two years ago have filed lawsuits against Island County.

History reduced to rubble: County demos early ferry ramp by accident

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 2:51PM

A historic ferry landing ramp in Coupeville was inadvertently reduced to rubble this week during a demolition project designed to remove an aging structure that rested on top of it.

Traffic revision met with confusion

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Apr 6, 2015 at 11:02AM

Months after the Coupeville Town Council approved an ordinance to change part of Front Street to a one-way road, city workers finally put up signs this month, causing some confusion for drivers.

Soroptimists host annual egg hunt

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Apr 3, 2015 at 3:27PM

Soroptimist International of Coupeville is celebrating its 25th annual Easter Egg Hunt in grand style.

Strong all-around game carries Wolves to win | Baseball

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 10:03AM

"Coach, we flipped the switch." Those words came from senior Carson Risner in the baseball team huddle following Coupeville High School's 10-2 non-league win at Cedarcrest Thursday, April 2.

Individual marks highlight meet | Track

  • Apr 3, 2015 at 9:11AM

Both the Coupeville High School track teams finished fourth in a four-team meet at South Whidbey High School Thursday, April 2.

Farmers market starts Saturday

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Apr 2, 2015 at 1:31PM

A mild winter and early spring means visitors will have more variety at the start of the Coupeville Farmers Market Saturday. Gearing up for its 37th consecutive year, the market will hold its regular schedule of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Coupeville Community Green.

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