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South Whidbey takes advantage of free throws for win | Boys basketball

  • Dec 4, 2014 at 12:06PM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team was outscored by 25 points at the foul line, and that was the difference in a 74-47 loss at South Whidbey Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Central Whidbey Fire open house Saturday celebrates 86 years

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:52PM

Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue will hold an open house 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Station 51 on Main Street in Coupeville in celebration of the 86th anniversary of the founding of the Coupeville Volunteer Fire Department.

You can’t beat holidays on the Rock | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 5:00PM

You know what I enjoy most about holiday season on the Rock? Wherever I go, it’s as if the last 50 years never happened.

Looking forward to serving constituents | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, Now that the November 2014 election results have been certified, I want to officially thank the voters of Island County for electing me to the office of Island County treasurer. I will do my best to maintain your trust and respect in this important office of our local government.

Appreciative of local support of Soroptimist | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, A big thank-you goes to Mark Laska at Ciao and his unbelievable staff for hosting our fourth annual Soroptimist International of Coupeville, Women & Wine event.

They may have money, but we have the votes | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:43PM

Editor, I was distressed to read the letter vilifying folks who didn’t vote - to be fair, many have been pummeled into a sense of hopelessness by the minions of the wealthy.

Council right in calling visit ‘inappropriate’ | Opinion

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 5:00PM

Members of the Coupeville Town Council didn’t exactly stand up to Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley last week.

Despite mishaps, community Thanksgiving meal a success

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:37PM

Neither an attempted coat snatching nor a mashed potato incident could dampen the gluttonous spirit of Coupeville diners at its annual Community Potluck Thursday.

Police respond to gun complaints| Blotter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:34PM

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

Association gives $41K back to the community

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 4:00PM

The payoff for thousands of hours of volunteer service came Monday when the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Association distributed more than $26,000 in community grants.

Council says Oak Harbor mayor’s visit was not OK

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:31PM

Much to the chagrin of Coupeville Town Council, Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley publicly called for Bob Clay’s removal from the Island Transit Board last Tuesday.

Sweet fun

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:31PM

Adam Dipetrillo helps his son, Nathan, decorate a gingerbread house during the annual Gingerbread Workshop hosted by the Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association. The pair, both from Dupont, were visiting family and attended the event for the first time. Some creations were taken over to the Coupeville Library and entered in the Gingerbread Challenge, sponsored by the association, Friends of the Coupeville Library and The Whidbey Examiner. Entries are still being accepted until Friday, Dec. 19. Winners will be announced 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, during the Red Ticket drawing at the Island County Historical Museum.

Round-ball Classic set for Dec. 27

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 7:00AM

A Central Whidbey holiday tradition, the Tom Roehl Round-ball Classic, is slated for noon Saturday, Dec. 27.

Big run carries Meridian by Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:20AM

A 29-3 run that spanned the second and third quarters lifted Meridian to a 68-35 win over host Coupeville High School in the boys basketball opener for both schools.

Winter prep preview | Boys basketball

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Dec 2, 2014 at 11:20AM

They paid their dues, now it is time to collect. The Coupeville High School boys basketball team struggled to pick up wins the past three seasons. Young players were forced into varsity action before they were ready because of the lack of talent among the older players, and the results were predictable.

Winter prep preview | Girls basketball

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Dec 2, 2014 at 11:19AM

Youth is no longer a concern for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team.

Winter prep preview | Coupeville cheer

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Dec 2, 2014 at 8:32AM

Looking ahead to the winter season, Coupeville High School cheer coach Cheridan Eck said, "We may have a smaller team but we will pack a big punch."

Former town councilman doing ‘great’ after brain surgery

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 3:35PM

There are two things Larry Cort’s friends, colleagues and admirers need to know. First, the former Coupeville councilman and planning director made it through brain surgery last Wednesday with flying colors.

‘Tis the season to give great gardening gifts | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 8:00PM

Some people put their gardens to bed in the fall and turn their minds to other pursuits till spring. Others may use their downtime in the dreary months to pour through seed catalogues and plot and plan next year’s garden.

Think about securing firearms this Christmas | Letter

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, Buy a dad or loved one a gun safe for Christmas. I waited in the aftermath of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting to write this letter so as to not jump on the emotional bandwagon.

Has been a privilege to serve as treasurer | Letter

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, I would like to thank you for the faith and support you have bestowed upon me as I served as your Island County treasurer. Though I was not successful in my bid to continue to serve you, I have no regrets.

It’s hard to fit 20 years into one article | Opinion

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 9:00PM

In 20 years, Lyla and Phil Snover have not only created a lot of snowmen, but a lot of memories.

There are plenty of pets who need a holiday home

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 8:00PM

The holidays are busy for many people, but this time of year can also be hard for animals, especially ones that are newly joining a family.

CHS food drive extended to Dec. 5

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 7:00PM

Coupeville High School students last week loaded thousands of items of food collected for Gifts From the Heart food bank. The annual school food drive is the food bank’s largest food drive of the year, said Molly Hughes, food bank president. They have already collected more than 2,500 items during the three-week drive and have decided to extend their food drive to Dec. 5.

Hearts & Hammers seeking applications

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 6:00PM

Homeowners with limited resources and are unable to do necessary work on their home are in luck. Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers is seeking applications for its workday blitz on Saturday, May 2.

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