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Coupeville man jumps from bridge

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00PM

A 75-year-old Coupeville man died after jumping from Deception Pass Bridge Sunday afternoon, according to Island County Coroner Robert Bishop.

Dec. and Jan. HUB activities

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 4:00PM

All activities begin at 1 p.m. at the Coupeville United Methodist Church on Main Street. Lunch is served every Wednesday at noon. Contact Glenda Cantrell, 360-720-2955 or

Bronson resigns with month left on port board

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 2:00PM

Marshall Bronson, Chairman of the Port of Coupeville, will not complete his final month as a port commissioner.

One last trip through the prairie

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 2:00PM

In the final hours of his life, Bob Engle told his son how much he would have liked to get on a tractor one last time and take a ride around the field. Engle never got that chance before he died on Oct. 31. His son, however, made sure that he’d get one more trip through the prairie and countryside where he’d spent his entire lifetime farming.

Wind gusts expected to reach 65 mph Tuesday

  • Nov 16, 2015 at 4:47PM

A wind advisory remains in effect until 10 p.m. tonight along Admiralty Inlet. Winds are expected to reach 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph the rest of today.

Four suspects held on suspicion of murdering Oak Harbor teenager

  • Nov 14, 2015 at 3:26PM

Oak Harbor resident Brian Rayford "carried out a hit against a 17-year-old child" because his friend was upset over the cost of an impound fee, according to a report by a detective with the Island County. Rayford, two other young adults and a juvenile are facing murder charges in the death of John "Jay" Johnson. The teenager passed away in Harborview Medical Center Friday as a result of the gunshot wound to the head. Johnson — a blond-haired, handsome teenager — went to school in Oak Harbor and had a network of friends and family in the community.

Race a Whidbey General referendum | Letter

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 6:00PM

I believe this campaign was more a referendum on the Whidbey General Hospital and Clinics than it was about me personally, and I am heartened by the response. We won every precinct except four, and we only lost those four by a combined 33 votes. That is a tremendous vote of confidence.

There are too few Corts in the world | Letter

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 5:00PM

It’s always a jolt to open the newspaper and see that an old acquaintance has passed on. This morning brought just such a jolt when I read about Larry Cort.

Put plant bullies in their place and not in your garden | Sowin 'n' the Trowel

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

I guess it’s time for “The Talk.” No, not that talk. Not unless you’re an adolescent who stumbled upon this gardening column by accident while searching your grandma’s kitchen counter for the missing jar of Nutella and you need the lowdown on the birds and the bees. No, this talk is about not planting invasive species in your garden or giving amnesty to noxious weeds and other big, bad plant bullies.

Police respond to suicide threats | Blotter

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 6:00PM

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

Coupeville Wharf fuel line project underway

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

The fuel line replacement project got underway Monday at the Coupeville Wharf.

Assessment to look at Coupeville Wharf

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 5:00PM

Take a stroll down Front Street on Wednesday evening and visitors may find an illuminated Coupeville Wharf.

Coupeville grad charged in sexual assault

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 6:00PM

A former captain of the Coupeville High football team pleaded not guilty to raping a teenage girl this week.

Shifty Sailors to perform last 2015 show

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Shifty Sailors are celebrating a successful 2015 schedule by performing for locals at 7 p.m. in the Coupeville Rec Hall on Friday, Nov. 20.

Procession to give Engle one last ride

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 2:00PM

In a poetic way to honor the wishes of a lifelong Central Whidbey farmer, Bob Engle will get one final tractor ride Saturday.

Raspberry farm takes a hit: Mile Post 19 looks to future after plants die

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 2:00PM

Two years ago this month, Michele Lynn and Jerry Raitzer were over the moon with anticipation. Their Whidbey Island dream had come true. Today, however, the dream has been altered dramatically — but they insist it’s not dead.

Record-breaking effort leads Vashon Island over Wolves | Football

  • Nov 9, 2015 at 9:23AM

Vashon Island’s Bryce Hoisington rushed for 573 yards and scored nine touchdowns in a 70-31 win over visiting Coupeville High School Friday, Nov. 6.

Wolves eliminated at district | Volleyball

  • Nov 6, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 11:53AM

The season came to an abrupt end for the Coupeville High School volleyball team when it lost 3-0 at Cascade Christian in Puyallup Thursday, Nov. 5, in a loser-out district match, but the journey was nice and the future looks sweeter.

Wolves win, advance to district | Volleyball

  • Nov 5, 2015 at 10:27AM

Home sweet home. Playing its first home postseason match since 2004, the Coupeville High School volleyball team ripped Seattle Christian 3-1 Tuesday, Nov. 3, to advance to the West Central District 3 1A tournament.

Loss in tie-breaker sets up game with Vashon Island | Football

  • Nov 5, 2015 at 9:25AM

After dropping a tie-breaker “game” to Chimacum Tuesday, the Coupeville High School football team will close out the season with a non-league game at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Vashon Island.

South Whidbey holds Turkey Trot

  • Nov 5, 2015 at 9:24AM

The South Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation will host a Turkey Trot 5K run/walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the South Whidbey Community Park.

Blooming with possibilities: Farm to School program sprouts new coordinator

  • Nov 4, 2015 at 2:00PM

As winter approaches and plants go dormant, there’s a movement in Coupeville that is starting to blossom. Although still in its early stages of development, Coupeville’s Farm to School program is wrapping up a year of encouraging progress.

Coupeville town budget available for public review

  • Nov 4, 2015 at 2:00PM

Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard released her final draft budget Tuesday, the same day her replacement Molly Hughes was voted into office.

Former town planner loses battle with cancer

  • Nov 4, 2015 at 4:00PM

Larry Cort, longtime Coupeville resident and former town planner, passed away at his home Oct. 28.

Port of Coupeville selects director with experience

  • Nov 4, 2015 at 5:00PM

Port of Coupeville interviewed four potential candidates for the executive director position, choosing a Port Townsend candidate who has previous experience with ports.

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