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Wolves drop district game | Girls basketball

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 12:40PM

Bellevue Christian used a physical defense to slow the Coupeville High School girls basketball team and hand the Wolves a 50-33 loss in the district tournament at Sumner High School Monday, Feb. 16.

Cascade Christian knocks Coupeville out of tournament | Boys basketball

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 12:40PM

For the Coupeville High School boys basketball team, its 59-36 district tournament loss at Cascade Christian in Puyallup Saturday, Feb. 14, was the end of the season. The game, however, marked a beginning as well.

Transient orcas swing through Penn Cove

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 3:01PM

Three transient orcas were spotted in Penn Cove Thursday. The whales were seen around the Penn Cove mussel rafts and could be seen from Coupeville Wharf as they made way out of the cove.

A sweet name for a sweet smelling shrub | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:28PM

Some plants can pack a wallop. It might be the breathtaking size or color of the blooms, the shape and texture of the foliage, an unusual form, or maybe just the plant’s rarity in Northwestern gardens that draws you in and makes you say, “Gotta have that!”

Hospital’s cesarean rate quite alarming | Letter

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:27PM

Editor, I am greatly concerned about the cesarean rates at Whidbey General Hospital. A report from the state Department of Health for 2013 shows that, out of 54 hospitals in Washington, Whidbey General has a 41.8 percent cesarean rate for first time mothers.

While traditions have changed, meaning behind Valentine’s hasn’t | Opinion

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:26PM

What is now a multi billion dollar industry centered around giving loved ones cards, sweets and other gifts, Valentine’s Day has simple beginnings dating back to early centuries.

Economics considered in conservation program

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:26PM

The two Republican county commissioners want the economic potential of a property to be considered when approving or denying a Conservation Futures application.

Hospital names Forbes CEO

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 7:00PM

Whidbey General Hospital’s board of commissioners hired a new CEO Monday to replace Tom Tomasino this spring.

Police respond to help requests | Blotter

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:19PM

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

Clipper returning for half visits

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:18PM

The Victoria Clipper will make roughly half the appearances this spring as it has in previous years.

Library series focusing on agriculture

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 6:00PM

Even though skies are gray these days, gardeners on Whidbey Island are itching to get outside and work their soil.

Woman shares collection of Valentine cards dating back to 1880

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:13PM

For collector Billie Barb, it’s as much about the story behind a valentine as the gift itself. Barb, a Mutiny Bay resident, has scoured antique shops and the Internet for 40 years searching for beautifully crafted antique Valentine’s cards.

Coupeville drops finale, looks to district | Boys basketball

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 3:05PM

The visiting Klahowya boys basketball team put a damper on Coupeville's Senior Night, nipping the Wolves 44-43 in the regular-season finale Monday, Feb. 9.

Wolves go 9-0 in league, head to district | Girls basketball

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 11:44AM

Putting the finishing touches on its first conference title in 13 years, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team won 53-36 at Klahowya Monday, Feb. 9.

Sailor trying to return historic boat to cove

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Feb 9, 2015 at 1:50PM

It was love at first sight for Mark Saia. And stepping onto the historic 90-year-old boat Suva, built in 1925 for the Pratt family of Whidbey Island, felt like coming come to him.

Wolves cut down Cowboys, earn postseason spot | Boys basketball

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 11:57AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team is playing its best at the right time. The host Wolves defeated first-place Chimacum 72-68 in overtime Friday, Feb. 6; and the win, coupled with Port Townsend's one-point loss to Klahowya, clinched a berth in the district tournament.

Coupeville stops Chimacum on Senior Night | Girls basketball

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 11:58AM

Chimacum put up more of a fight this time, but the Coupeville High School girls basketball team clipped the visiting Cowboys 53-38 on Senior Night Friday, Feb. 6.

Coupeville moving to full-time kindergarten

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Feb 6, 2015 at 2:12PM

Coupeville Schools plan to offer full-time kindergarten next school year. Superintendent Jim Shank said the district had been looking at how it could fund full-day kindergarten on its own without waiting on the state.

WIAA selects Stone as top athlete

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 12:13PM

Coupeville High School junior Makana Stone was named the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A female Athlete of the Week for Jan. 26-31.

Big comeback saves Wolves' postseason hopes | Boys basketball

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 12:12PM

With its season hanging by a thread, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team stitched it back together with a miraculous 60-57 win at Port Townsend Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Coupeville fights off Redhawks | Girls basketball

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 9:54AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball continued its winning ways Tuesday, Feb. 3, defeating visiting Port Townsend 53-35.

Grave marker’s tale of love and prejudice

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 3:47PM

In historic Sunnyside Cemetery, overlooking beautiful Ebey’s Prairie, there are hundreds of old and elaborate markers showing where the prairie’s white pioneer farmers and their families eternally rest.

Join us for a rally on climate change | Letter

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 3:33PM

Editor, “If it’s wrong to wreck the planet, it’s wrong to profit from the wreckage.” — Bill McKibben Join us 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, on the corner of Highway 20 and Main Street in Coupeville for a Divestment Day rally/demonstration.

Move to all-day kindergarten is not just smart, but long overdue | Opinion

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 5:00PM

More kindergartners than ever are spending the entire day in school. Those few extra hours a day have exponential impacts on student achievement, but, unfortunately, not every kindergartner in Washington state has that option.

Hearts & Hammers to hold dinner

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 3:30PM

Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers will hold its annual Community Dinner 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Coupeville Recreation Hall.

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