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Gardening takes skill that seems to skip a generation | Opinion

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

Every spring, when I was a child, my parents would plant a vegetable garden. We would plant tomatoes, pumpkins, carrots and my personal favorite — sugar snap peas. While my dad turned the soil and did all the “heavy lifting,” my job was to plant the seeds in perfect rows.

Town may make part of Front Street a one-way road

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 8:00PM

Town of Coupeville officials have yet to make a firm decision on how to deal with a small landslide on Front Street, but action may be taken next month.

Greenbank septic gets good tests

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 7:00PM

Officials for Port of Coupeville and Greenbank Farm are hopeful recent education and minor tinkering to the farm’s sewage system will prevent the port from having to make costly repairs.

Police respond to reports of guns and birds

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls: Monday, April 14 7:59 a.m., a caller reported a driver in a silver PT Cruiser was swerving over the line on State Highway 525 at Admirals Drive.

Conservation district hosts farming class May 6 and 13

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Join the Whidbey Island Conservation District for a two-part workshop to learn more about managing your farm to reach your goals.

Whale tour on April 27 benefits ORCA Network

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 3:00PM

Join Orca Network 3-5 p.m. Sunday, April 27 for a fundraising whale watch on board the Mystic Sea.

Reserve hosting open house Thursday

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:19PM

The assessment begins the moment volunteer candidates arrive at the front door of the historic Jacob Ebey House. Lynn Hyde jokes that the long walk to get there is sort of a test. “It’s survival of the fittest,” she said.

1 run enough for Tigers | Baseball

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 1:43PM

A first-inning run was all Granite Falls needed to defeat the Coupeville High School baseball team 1-0 Monday, April 21, at Robert Sherman Field.

Coupeville ties Friday Harbor | Soccer

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 1:43PM

Abraham Leyva Elenes scored two goals to help the Coupeville High School soccer team to a 3-3 tie with host Friday Harbor Monday, April 21.

Wolverines slip by Coupeville | Tennis

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team began a four-matches-in-four-days stretch with a 3-2 nonleague loss at Friday Harbor Monday, April 21.

Exploding tire alerts neighbor to burning home on Race Road

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 5:46PM

Nobody was injured when a mobile home on Race Road burned to the ground Sunday night. Chief Ed Hartin with Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue said the doublewide was vacant and was undergoing renovations. The owners were in Arizona. Neighbors of the doublewide were alerted to the fire by the sound of a tire on a nearby utility trailer bursting from the heat.

Speed helps Wolves rally for win | Baseball

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 11:47AM

One of the Coupeville High School baseball team's strongest attributes is its speed, and that speed flustered visiting Lakewood into numerous mistakes as the Wolves rallied for three last-inning runs to defeat the Cougars 6-5 Friday, April 18.

Falcons sidestep another upset | Soccer

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 9:59AM

There was no upset this time around. The Coupeville High School soccer team surprised South Whidbey 2-1 earlier this season, but the Falcons avoided another upset by blanking the Wolves 5-0 Friday, April 18, in Langley.

Wolves come back in win over Lakewood | Softball

  • Apr 21, 2014 at 10:42AM

Showing its mental toughness, the Coupeville High School softball team came back to defeat visiting Lakewood 8-6 Friday, April 18.

Stone sets another school record | Track

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 8:46AM

Sophomore Makana Stone added her name, again, to the Coupeville High School track record book with a swift run at King's Thursday, April 17.

Riding high

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 9:27PM

Gabriel Chrisman takes a ride on an old-fashioned bicycle in Coupeville Tuesday morning. He and his wife, Sarah, decided to get dressed in Victorian era clothing and ride their old-timey bikes from their home in Port Townsend, across the ferry and up Whidbey Island to Deception Pass. While Sarah rode a more conventional bicycle, Gabriel prefers his 1887 “ordinary,” a type of bike with a large front wheel and a much smaller rear wheel.

Enter for a chance to win Arts & Crafts painting

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 11:33AM

The original painting will be displayed in various locations until the festival.

Good day at the plate carries Cedarcrest by Wolves | Softball

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 10:45AM

The Cedarcrest High School softball team hit the ball, Coupeville didn't, and the result was a 13-2, five-inning win for the visiting Red Wolves Wednesday, April 16.

Wolves lose close match to Murphy | Tennis

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 10:22AM

Archbishop Murphy slipped out of Coupeville with a 3-2 win in tennis Tuesday, April 15.

Deep Sea owner to go to trial

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 2:09PM

The owner of the Deep Sea crab boat that caught fire and sank to the bottom of Penn Cove will go to trial on a misdemeanor charge this September.

Meerkerk throws annual Fairy Magic party | Slideshow

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 2:08PM

Her title has changed over the years but not her enchanting presence. Dressed in a frilly pink dress, a tiara and large purple wings, Annie Horton visited with child after child, offering praise and encouragement in a soft, gentle voice.

Hospital land sale undecided

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 6:00AM

The sale of a Whidbey General Hospital property on South Whidbey remains undecided this week.

Pruning to keep gardens in line

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:00AM

There are few things sadder for a gardener than a plant that falls short of its potential. Sometimes it’s because it was put in the wrong spot. Other times, it’s because of neglect. And sometimes it’s a double whammy of poor placement and just letting it run wild.

Hope readers enjoy Green Guide during Earth, Ocean Month | Letter

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:00PM

Editor, “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better,” said Albert Einstein, a bright fellow.

School board snafu example of need for open meetings training | Opinion

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:00PM

Last week Coupeville School Board held a special meeting to interview and appoint a candidate to fill a vacant board seat.

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