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Greenbank Farm tenants worry about future leases

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jul 17, 2015 at 12:18PM

With management plans for the Greenbank Farm up in the air, tenants are feeling anxious about the future.

Must speak up against unethical power play | Letter

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 7:00PM

For the past two years, the port and the Greenbank Farm Management Group have worked on a new agreement to run the farm. Negotiations were completed and documents under final legal review. Port commissioners John Carr and Marshall Bronson have pulled out the rug from under the two-plus years process that had culminated in the agreement reached.

Decision was unbecoming of port officials | Opinion

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

After years and years of on-again, off-again relations, quiet grumbling and likely more than a few private fantasies of more financially profitable partnerships, Port of Coupeville commissioners this week abruptly cut ties with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

Washington State Senate approves historic tuition reduction bill

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

In the final days of the 2015 legislative session, Senate budget negotiators fought to include working-family tax relief in the form of a nationally unprecedented college tuition reduction.

Port of Coupeville ends negotiations with farm management

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Greenbank Farm community is still reeling from the shock of a 2-1 vote by the Port of Coupeville last week to terminate negotiations with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

A new captain at the helm for Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 3:00PM

Jerry Helm celebrated his promotion to captain during a pinning ceremony at Central Whidbey Fire’s Race Road station July 9 — exactly a week after celebrating his 36th birthday.

Friends of Ebey’s host summer picnic

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

For many Whidbey residents, Ebey’s Landing is beloved not only for its scenic beauty, but for its symbolism of a legacy of heritage, preservation and community.

Central Whidbey's protest of state loss denied | 9/10 Softball

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 8:42AM

Central Whidbey’s protest in the 9/10 Little League state softball tournament in Vancouver was denied late Monday, July 13, and the Coupeville team was eliminated with a 14-11 loss to Northeast Seattle.

Central Whidbey eliminated from playoffs | 11/12 Baseball

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 3:27AM

Central Whidbey’s 11/12 Little League baseball team lost 9-7 to host South Whidbey Monday, July 13, and was eliminated from the district tournament.

Central Whidbey protests loss at state | 9/10 Softball

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 3:35AM

Central Whidbey lost 14-11 to East Seattle at the state 9/10 Little League softball tournament Sunday, July 12, in Vancouver.

North Whidbey slips by Central Whidbey at district | 11/12 Baseball

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 8:59AM

Although Luke Vrable pitched a good game and Noah Meffert hit a home run, the Central Whidbey 11/12 all-star baseball team lost 6-1 to North Whidbey in the district tournament Sunday, July 12, in Langley.

Central Whidbey wins at district | 11/12 Baseball

  • Jul 12, 2015 at 11:08AM

Timely hitting, a solid defense and a string of strong pitching performances carried Central Whidbey to a 6-2 opening-round win over Anacortes in the 11/12 district baseball tournament in Langley Saturday, July 11.

Central Whidbey loses in 1st round at state | 9/10 Softball

  • Jul 12, 2015 at 6:32AM

The Central Whidbey 9/10 all-star softball team fell 7-1 to District 1 in the opening round of the state tournament Saturday, July 11, in Vancouver.

Island County ponders ban on personal fireworks

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 11:11AM

The hot, dry weather this year has Island County commissioners considering a complete ban on the sale and ignition of fireworks.

Port of Coupeville terminates Greenbank Farm management negotiations

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jul 9, 2015 at 1:49PM

In a surprise move, commissioners for the Port of Coupeville today voted 2-1 to terminate negotiations with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

UPDATED: Coupeville ferry temporarily out of service

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 10:41AM

The Coupeville ferry was temporarily out of service Wednesday following a "soft grounding." Service resumed at 2 p.m.

UPDATED: Coupeville ferry temporarily out of service

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 10:04AM

The Coupeville ferry was temporarily out of service Wednesday following a "soft grounding." Service resumed at 2 p.m.

It may be a ‘right,’ but it’s dangerous | Letter

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 9:00PM

This July 4 was marked by the most extreme fire danger in many years, and still, people chose to buy and explode personal fireworks because it is their “right.”

Remove the blinders, put campus in Clinton | Letter

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

Why is Washington State University looking at Greenbank Farm, where the community gathers, eats, shops, walks the trails and marvels at the brilliance of cooperation it took to make the farm a community asset for all to enjoy?

It’s time for a new location for club | Letter

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 8:00PM

Decades ago, Coupeville opened up a state of the art firehouse. Today, the Boys and Girls Club occupies the building, providing a safe landing spot for the youth of Coupeville. The sad reality, however, is that that old firehouse is cramped and noisy and loud.

Central Whidbey 9/10 softball qualifies for state

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 3:00PM

For the second year in a row, the Central Whidbey 9/10 all-star softball team qualified for the state Little League tournament at the expense of its rivals from North Whidbey. Central Whidbey, coached by Mimi Johnson, overcame a loss in the first round to North Whidbey to win the District 11 crown in Mount Vernon and earn a trip to Vancouver for the state playoffs. The first state game is 1 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at the Glenwood Little League complex.

Coupeville students earn high marks

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 8:00PM

The following Coupeville School District students made honor roll spring semester.

Hot weather prompts concern for dogs in cars

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

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

Coupeville woman arrested for yelling at drivers outside hospital

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 6:00PM

A Coupeville woman was detained by police Sunday after she stopped traffic outside Whidbey General Hospital and was yelling at drivers.

Man suspected of casing Coupeville businesses jailed on warrants

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 4:00PM

A Clinton man, wanted on multiple felony warrants, was arrested Monday afternoon in Coupeville after merchants reported him being suspicious downtown, possibly casing shops.

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