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Coupeville’s B&Bs embrace shifting trends

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 10:00PM

Just weeks into retirement, Coupeville resident Kevin Griggs is venturing into a new business endeavor — host of a Bed and Breakfast. Griggs is one of two business ventures that recently popped up in Coupeville, commonly known as pocket B&Bs.

Port axes nonprofit exemption

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 8:00PM

Port of Coupeville revised its policy to no longer exclude nonprofits from having to pay a $1 per head passenger fee. And some local nonprofits fear it could have an adverse impact.

Decades of collecting treasures

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 4:05PM

When Ricardo Reyes first got involved with the Coupeville Lions Club three years ago and learned about the organization’s annual garage sale, one of the members took him to where donated items were stored.

Boys and Girls Club receives visit from Olympian

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

A part of the Olympics came to Coupeville this week. The Coupeville Boys and Girls Club presented Olympic Day for local youth Monday, June 16, and the appearance of United States Olympic team member Anna Ringsred highlighted the event.

Thanks to businesses that support Community Foundation | Letter

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Jun 12, 2014 at 12:53PM

Editor, The Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools would like to send a huge thank you to the businesses who have participated in our Dine Out 4 Kids and Shop 4 Kids fundraising program — Ciao!, The Honey Bear, Aqua Gifts, Christopher’s, Front Street Grill, The Knead and Feed and Kapaw’s Ice Kreme who will share the proceeds of ice cream sales 11:30 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 12 – the last day of school!

Messner, Streubel named top athletes for 2013-14

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 12:12PM

Perhaps in the case of Breeanna Messner and Nick Streubel, the name of the award should be changed. The senior pair were selected Coupeville High School's Athletes of the Year for 2013-14, but the impression they left on their coaches goes far beyond their success in sports.

Divers recover mystery anchor off Ledgewood, Vancouver link possible

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jun 12, 2014 at 10:36AM

First they cheered, then they wept. The long-submerged anchor believed connected with Captain George Vancouver and his famed exploration of the Pacific Northwest more than 200 years ago touched down on the deck of a barge off Ledgewood late Monday. It was a moment of joy, but also one of closure, as it marked the end of six years of research, toil and obsession. “I’m pretty overcome right now,” said a teary-eyed Scott Grimm, moments after the anchor was recovered. “It’s been a long time.”

Tokitae welcomed at Clinton dock

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 7:00PM

To many people on Whidbey Island, Washington state’s newest ferry is more than just a ship.

Resurrection ecology revives ancient organism | Rock Doc

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Michael Crichton book “Jurassic Park” and the movie based on the best-seller presented what might happen if scientists were able to clone extinct dinosaurs, bringing them back to life. While nothing like that is possible at this time — a good thing when you recall the mayhem the dinos caused in the world Crichton conjured up — sometimes scientists surprise themselves in breathing new life into old organisms.

Rhodies are good fit for island gardens | Sowin' the Trowel

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 2:00PM

For me, nothing is more emblematic of a Northwest garden than the rhododendron. Well, except for maybe stinging nettles and Himalayan blackberries. But for now, let’s put those two out of our minds and think only happy thoughts, shall we?

It’s still OK to make mistakes as you grow | Opinion

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 7:00PM

As Coupeville High School’s Class of 2014 make their way into the world, there are a few things graduating seniors should keep in mind.

Proud of employee Relay participation | Letter

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, I am one of the co-captains of the Whidbey General Hospital Answer For Cancer Relay for Life Team.

Judge suppresses deputy’s statements made in ruse

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 5:00PM

There’s nothing unusual about the police using a ruse against a criminal suspect. Such trickery can be “legal and appropriate,” said Island County Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock.

Man reports missionaries enter home, say ‘God bless’ | Blotter

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 3:00PM

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

Camp Casey opens doors on Friday

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 1:47PM

During two nights this summer, lodging at the Camp Casey Conference Center will reach capacity with every bed and bunk filled. Robyn Myers, manager of conference services, estimates that number to be about 600, which for at least one night in July and another in August, will make the population of Camp Casey greater than the population of 100 small towns in Washington.

Coupeville chooses new principal

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 8:00PM

The Coupeville School Board approved the hire of a new Coupeville Middle and High School principal Monday. Larry Walsh, who is currently the principal at Oxbow High School in Bradford, Vt., will start this summer.

Graduation filled with memories, fun | Slideshow

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Jun 11, 2014 at 1:44PM

For Coupeville High School’s graduating class of 2014, its small size doesn’t reflect the big impact it has had and will have in the community.

Wolves hold annual spring camp | Football

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:01AM

The Coupeville High School football team hit the field last week for its traditional spring camp, setting the stage for next fall's season.

Crane arrives at Central Whidbey anchor site

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 4:49PM

Members of Anchor Ventures LLC, the group hoping to recover the long lost anchor from English explorer ...

Coupeville senior receives invitation to play in all-state games | Baseball

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:44PM

Coupeville senior baseball player Ben Etzell was selected Sunday, June 8, to play in the All-State Baseball Series in Yakima Saturday and Sunday June 14 and 15.

Coupeville trio earns 1st-team honors

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 1:41PM

Three Coupeville High School spring athletes received first-team, all-Cascade Conference honors this season.

Coupeville's top ten graduating seniors show passion in education and community

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jun 6, 2014 at 9:29PM

Coupeville High School’s top ten students in its 2014 graduating class encompass students who are passionate about education and their community.

Museum hosts 50th Anniversary bash Saturday

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 3:06PM

The Island County Historical Society is hosting a 50th anniversary dance party in honor of the first 50 years of the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival 7-11 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at the Coupeville Recreation Hall.

The friends of Bill are woven together | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 8:00PM

My friend Bill Dyer died recently, just shy of his 88th birthday.

There’s no humor in killing environment | Letter

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00PM

Editor, Regarding Harry Anderson’s homage to lawn mowing, “Mowing the Grass: A Spiritual Experience,” really?

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