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Coupeville Chocolate Walk: Chamber supports shop local, small business with sweet event

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:07AM

The treasure hunt-style event, organized by the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce, The Whidbey Examiner, Front Street Realty and Sweet Mona’s, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Coupeville Wharf.

Clipper cancels Coupeville tour stops for 2016

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:01AM

Tour stops to Coupeville and Langley from the Victoria Clipper were cancelled for this spring.

Whidbey General Hospital moves forward with name change

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:01AM

Whidbey General Hospital commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with a plan to rebrand the hospital and its clinics under the umbrella name WhidbeyHealth.

Judge honors family history in courtroom

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:00AM

An appreciation for Whidbey Island’s history — and his own — led Island County Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock to cover the bare walls of his courtroom with a dozen historic black-and-white photos.

Work continues on Whidbey General Hospital project

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:00AM

By spring next year, officials expect this spot to be home to a new 60,000-square-foot wing that voters approved with a $50-million bond in 2013.

Speed limit lowered to 35 on Engle Road

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:00AM

The Board of Island County revised the speed limit to 35 mph, from 50 mph, on Engle Road, from the Coupeville town limits south to Hill Road.

Four seats open on preservation board

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:00AM

The Town of Coupeville is seeking interested parties for two open and two expired positions on the Historic Preservation Commission.

Caller reports woman ‘lurking’ near children | Sheriff's Report

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 10:00AM

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

Junior cheerleaders | Slideshow

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 9:25AM

Smiles and enthusiasm filled the Coupeville High School gymnasium during halftime of the girls basketball game with Klahowya Saturday, Feb. 6, as the junior cheerleaders displayed their boundless spirit.

Coupeville, Klahowya honor Stone on Senior Night; Wolves go unbeaten in league | Girls basketball

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 2:08PM

The evening began with two displays of class, and then Makana Stone and the Coupeville High School girls basketball team proved, when it comes to the Olympic League, they are in a class of their own.

Smith's buzzer-beater carries Wolves to win | Boys basketball

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 10:12AM

Hunter Smith provided the tuneup the sputtering Coupeville High School boys basketball team needed by drilling a three-pointer at the buzzer to help the Wolves win 54-53 at Klahowya Friday, Feb. 5.

Stone signs with Whitman

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 1:41PM

Senior Makana Stone signed a letter of intent during a ceremony at the Coupeville High School gymnasium Friday, Feb. 5, to play basketball for Whitman College next year.

Coupeville corrals Cowboys | Girls basketball

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 10:16AM

Four periods of strong defense helped make up for two less-than stellar offensive quarters by the Coupeville High School girls basketball team in its 47-24 win at Chimacum Thursday, Feb. 4.

Wolves drop another | Boys basketball

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 9:38AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team will have one more chance to get its ship upright before the postseason begins. The Wolves’ promising season started taking on water several weeks ago. Coupeville lost 68-38 at Chimacum Thursday, Feb. 4, for its fourth loss in the past five games.

Coupeville remains unbeaten in conference play | Girls basketball

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 9:45AM

Continuing its undefeated conference run, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team won 51-39 at Port Townsend Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Redhawks ruin Senior Night | Boys basketball

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 9:20AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team celebrated Senior Night Tuesday, Feb. 2, but the festivities ended once the game began. Port Townsend took command from the get-go and thrashed the Wolves 80-36.

Rock dweller’s guide to love and romance | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Love is in the air, chocolate fills every store shelf and lovers put on public displays of affection at every opportunity. But, although we like romance as much as anybody and we take love seriously here on the Rock, talking about such things can make us squirm.

Beautyberry lives up to its name | Sowin 'n' the Trowel

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

There’s a shrub I think we ought to see more of around here, especially in the wintertime when a spot of cheerful color in the garden is just what some of us need to lift our spirits. It’s called beautyberry, or Callicarpa.

WhidbeyHealth is new name of hospital

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00PM

WhidbeyHealth. No, it’s not a typo. It’s Whidbey General Hospital’s new name. Organization officials announced the change Thursday in Langley at the first of a series of island-wide, town-hall style meetings. CEO Geri Forbes delivered the news.

Students of the Quarter named

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Lions Club honored Students of the Quarter, seniors Jazmine Franklin and Jared Helmstadter, last week.

Town of Coupeville leases lot for events

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 6:00PM

The Town of Coupeville signed a lease agreement last week to rent the vacant lot at the corner of Coveland and Alexander streets for three months out of the year.

Commissioners finalize speed-limit changes

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00PM

The Board of Island County on last week revised the speed limit to 35 mph, from 50 mph, on Engle Road, from the Coupeville town limits south to Hill Road.

Whidbey Reads picks book

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00PM

The appeal to a Whidbey Island audience seemed stronger the longer a group of reading enthusiasts looked at a novel written by a nearby author.

Part of path closed after bluff slides

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 2:00PM

Additional sliding of the bluff along Front Street prompted Town of Coupeville officials to close off a section of the pedestrian path last week.

A friendly arrangement: Couple hopes to start a group to support state parks on island

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 2:00PM

Since retiring to Whidbey Island two years ago, Barb and Ed Adams can’t seem to get enough of the state parks around them.

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