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Remember to stop by nonprofit fair and community portrait | Opinion

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:27PM

The Coupeville Community Green will be hopping this Saturday during the regular farmers market.

Navy trains here to go overseas to protect us | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, This letter is in response to Ken Pickard’s First Amendment rights sign. Another American journalist, a civilian, was beheaded by ISIS last week. This barbaric group will go to all lengths to show their determination to destroy anyone who does not share their beliefs.

Remember Navy fights so we can speak freely | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:25PM

Editor, I begin by reminding folks Ken Pickard, with his polemic truck, is the very same polemicist who has lobbied on public record to Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard — who have attempted peacekeeping in a troubled region — to “take the death machine on this issue, quit licking their jackboots!

Silver lining for anglers: Early signs show coho should pick up

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 10:00PM

A new month gave reason for new hope for Joel Talicurn. In less than three hours Monday, he beached two coho salmon on the shores of Keystone spit in Coupeville.

COER seeks delay on OLF operations

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00PM

Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve are asking the Navy to delay touch-and-go operations at Outlying Field Coupeville until the completion of the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement.

Festival nets $105K in revenue

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

This year the Coupeville Festival Association netted more than $105,000 in gross revenue, more than any previous year.

Pre-1916 car club to visit town on Monday

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

Front Street will be filled with vintage vehicles much of the day Monday.

Back to school

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

Third graders Ava Mitten and William Davidson head out for the first day of classes at Coupeville Elementary School. They join the 901 other students currently enrolled in the district. School officials believe enrollment numbers were down the first day Tuesday, but the official state count will be conducted Friday.

Wolves compete in jamboree | Football

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:09AM

The Coupeville High School football team warmed up for the coming season by taking part in a three-team jamboree in La Conner Friday, Aug. 29.

Mobile butcher to serve island farmers

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00PM

Greg Gilles is known throughout South Whidbey as a respected homebuilder.

Navy pandering is the problem, not solution | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, I sent the following to Nancy Conard: Hello Nancy, As one who saw the sign referenced in your news release of Aug. 26, 2014, I appreciate that you are correct to stand up for this citizen’s right to free speech.

Truck signs are protected speech | Opinion

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

Coupeville resident Ken Pickard is pretty good at getting folks riled up. And he has every right to do so.

Former Island Transit finance manager tells her side

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

The former Island Transit finance manager is defending her reputation after being fired and accused of financial mismanagement at the agency. Executive Director Martha Rose said she fired Barbara Savary in June after it was revealed that IT didn’t have enough money to pay its bills.

Two ATMs to be installed in downtown Coupeville

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

Two ATMs are being installed in Front Street businesses.

Marshall responds to suspicious noise

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 5:00PM

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

Fish and wildlife protections delayed

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

A farmer’s right to maintain drainage ditches without regulation was at the core of Monday’s debate on fish and wildlife protections at Monday’s Island County commissioner meeting.

Freedom of speech riles some downtown

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

A man exercising his First Amendment rights is ruffling feathers in downtown Coupeville. In response to multiple complaints about a truck with political signs parked downtown all day Sunday, Town of Coupeville officials issued a public notice saying the signs weren’t against the law and there isn’t anything they can do.

Attention to detail nabs car thief

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

Coupeville Marshal Rick Norrie’s attention to odd details led to the apprehension of a suspected car thief and burglar last weak.

Soaring over Whidbey: Radio Control Society takes flight at OLF

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 1:53PM

Brian Richmond has spent 25 years as a pilot for Alaska Airlines. But last Saturday, he stood near the air strip at the Outlying Field in Coupeville and was at the controls of a model airplane.

CHS teams start fall season Monday

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 11:08AM

The majority of the Coupeville High School fall teams begin the 2014-15 athletic year with their first practices Monday, Aug. 25.

Participants sad to see Rendezvous go | Slideshow

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 11:33AM

The way of life Don Abel and his wife Margaret have enjoyed during their retirement years will continue to take place in other parts of Washington state, with the next stop penciled in for Sequim in early September.

Whidbey General hosts teen program

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 11:31AM

Summer students at Whidbey General Hospital line up for a photo during the July 10 orientation for the Summer Teen Career Exploration Program. The students are, front row: Lydia Page, Sylvia Hurlburt, Renee Richards, Maddie Page and, back row: Matt Shank, Steven Cope and Brody DeDobbelaere. Whidbey General Hospital holds the program for students between the ages of 15 and 18. The orientation briefed the students and their parents on safety, infection prevention and confidentiality. The program is three hours a week for eight weeks, and students are placed in different departments of the hospital so they can learn about the variety of health care careers that are available at the local hospital.

What does it mean to take responsibility? | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 9:00PM

Editor, “As the CEO of ____________, as the mayor of ____________, as the chairman of the board of directors of _____________, as the superintendent of _____________, as the top executive of ___________, as the head honcho of _________, I take full responsibility for this situation.”

Thanks to all who made another great festival | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, I want to express my most sincere appreciation for the numerous volunteers who made the 2014 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival a success.

Marshal’s office responds to vehicle prowl reports | Blotter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00PM

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

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