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Clipper returns to Coupeville

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:14AM

The Victoria Clipper dropped a group of whale watchers at Coupeville Wharf for a two-hour lunch break Saturday.

Careage residents perform puppet show

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

“Welcome to Charlotte’s Web,” said Rene Schlangen, the activities director at Careage of Whidbey.

Wildcats rain on Wolves | Softball

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:53AM

The weather was bad and the result the same for the Coupeville High School softball team as the Wolves lost 10-0 and 11-0 in a pair of five-inning games against Archbishop Murphy Tuesday, April 8, in Everett.

Murphy rolls by Wolves | Soccer

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:51AM

The state's second-ranked 2A soccer team, Archbishop Murphy, remained unbeaten by stopping Coupeville High School 7-0 Tuesday, April 8, in Everett.

Rockin' A Hard Place: The true meaning of rockin’ a potluck

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

What is it about life on the Rock that makes all of us so contented most of the time? Can’t be the weather — too wet. Can’t be the booming economy — it isn’t. Can’t be the scintillating night life — um, let’s not go there.

Letter: Fair board spent too much money on plan

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Since moving to Whidbey Island nine years ago, a repeated theme coming from Island County is that of lack of funding for critical issues, crime prevention, public health, the court system, etc.

Digital subs are the next wave for newspapers

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

For nearly 20 years, The Whidbey Examiner has been providing loyal readers with coverage they can count on. The industry has been transformed many times over the decades, incorporating websites and, later, social media.

Gray whales return to Sound

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 7:00AM

The “Saratoga” gray whales have returned to Whidbey and Camano island waters for their annual three-month feeding foray in Puget Sound.

Ebey’s board against pot restrictions

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve said that farmers should be able to grow and process recreational marijuana within the area if they wish.

‘Creep’ reportedly scoping houses

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

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

Potty fight bubbles to surface

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association plans to raise a little bit of a stink over bathrooms. The group of merchants plans to ask the Town Council to reopen the town’s public restrooms during festivals on a limited basis.

Etzell fans 15 but Wolves fall 1-0 | Baseball

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 1:26PM

Wasting a brilliant pitching performance by Ben Etzell, the Coupeville High School baseball team lost 1-0 in nine innings to visiting Cedarcrest Monday, April 7.

Coupeville shoots down Falcons | Softball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 12:00PM

Using big innings to start and finish the game, the Coupeville High School softball team earned its second win of the season, both at the expense of rival South Whidbey, with a 9-5 win in Langley Friday, April 4.

Wolves add another 2-1 win | Soccer

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 11:00AM

Scores of 2-1 are becoming a habit for the Coupeville High School soccer team, and that's fine with coach Kyle Nelson as long as the "2" is on the Wolves' side of the scoreboard.

Murphy takes 3 from Coupeville | Baseball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:32AM

The Coupeville High School baseball team entered the season with hopes of winning the Cascade Conference crown. Defending champion Archbishop Murphy squashed those dreams by sweeping a three-game series from the Wolves last week, including an 11-0 drubbing Friday, April 4, in Everett.

Concert to benefit Oso landslide victim

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Apr 5, 2013 at 7:16AM

The feeling of loss over the lives taken in the Oso landslide hit home on Whidbey Island. And residents on the island are rallying to help. A benefit concert is planned for Friday night, April 4, at the Roller Barn in Oak Harbor to help Seth Jefferds, an Oso resident who lost his wife and granddaughter during the March 22 mudslide.

Hearts and Hammers is seeking sponsors

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:00AM

Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers is looking for sponsors to help make its annual workday more beneficial to the community.

Forever Fund making memories

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

Kathy Baxter is a punch list away from completing her dream home. As she walks through her newly preserved and renovated historic farmhouse in Ebey’s Landing National historical Reserve this week, she ponders how all the stars aligned at just the right time.

Letter: Submit comments to protect wildlife health

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:48PM

Editor, For years scientists have wondered why whales, for no apparent reason, would choose to cast themselves out of the water to die of dehydration on some beach.

Opinion: Communities really come together when tragedy strikes

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:48PM

When tragedy strikes, communities pull together to support one another. While the Oso landslide didn’t happen on Whidbey Island, it did affect some in the community.

Police respond to bald eagle accident

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls: Monday, March 24 1:17 p.m., a caller reported a subject was panhandling in the parking lot at Whidbey General Hospital.

Coupeville man kicked out of court

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

A judge kicked a 33-year-old Coupeville man out of court last week for repeated angry outbursts.

2036 regional population projection unrolled

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:42PM

Island County planners estimate that Island County will grow by nearly 10,000 people by the year 2036.

Vendors gear up for first 2014 farmers market

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:39PM

Linda Bartlett could sense by the warmth on her face that the season was changing. If not that, a certain spring in the steps of her chickens was another sign.

Wolves can't wrestle 1st from Murphy | Baseball

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

The road to the Cascade Conference baseball pennant goes through Archbishop Murphy, and Coupeville is finding the path full of pot holes.

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