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Greenbank Farm works on warmer barn

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:28PM

It will be a little warmer during events at Greenbank Farm this winter. The Port of Coupeville recently spent more than $3,700 to repair the heaters in the farm’s Barn A, which is home to numerous events such as the holiday market that is currently underway on the weekends. It is one of two projects to improve the publicly owned facility.

Letter: Cost of town’s water needs investigation

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:21PM

Editor, In your story “Public Stays Mum” you reported that “no one came to Town Hall requesting a copy of the budget.”

Letter: Thanks everyone for great town potluck

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:20PM

Editor, Wow, the 204 people who brought their favorite Thanksgiving offering to the community potluck at the Coupeville Recreation Hall certainly put on a feast! Thanks to each and every one of you for adding your special touch to the wonderful meal we all enjoyed together.

Finalists chosen for reserve manager

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:08PM

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing announced the finalists for manager of the 17,500-acre reserve. The three finalists will be interviewed in January with a decision to be made shortly thereafter, said Lisbeth Cort, interim reserve manager.

Season of giving: Gifts from the Heart helping through holidays

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 3:56PM

About a dozen volunteers spent the morning of Dec. 18 sorting food being distributed to families on Central Whidbey Island.

Auditor: Island Transit failed to monitor use of vehicles, fuel cards

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 3:30PM

For a second time in as many years, state auditors are shining a spotlight on Island Transit's apparent lack of oversight over employee use of take-home vehicles and fuel cards. Island Transit has 14 vehicles and fuel cards assigned to staff members.

12th man storms Deception Pass Bridge

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 3:29PM

Deception Pass Bridge got a heavy dose of the 12th man Saturday as approximately 150 Seattle Seahawks fans held a rally on and around the bridge. Fans gathered at the iconic bridge to show their support for the region’s playoff-bound NFL team. Many of the fans were from Whidbey Island.

Opinion: Investing in new rec hall furnace is a smart decision

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:16PM

There aren’t a whole lot of spaces on Central Whidbey that can accommodate larger meeting groups and events.

Whidbey General Hospital home health earns award for patient satisfaction

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:15PM

Whidbey General Hospital’s Home Healthcare Department earned a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

Work moves forward to promote Coupeville levies

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

Volunteers are laying the groundwork to promote two school levies going before Central Whidbey voters in February 2014.

New student board member starts term in Coupeville

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

A new student was named as student representative to the Coupeville School Board Monday. The Coupeville School Board selected Marisa Etzell to the position being vacated by Heni Barnes.

Hospital searches for lead on bond project

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 4:00PM

Leaders at Whidbey General Hospital are looking for someone to coordinate construction of a new wing.

Rec hall to get new furnace

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:09PM

Coupeville Town Council OK’d a $14,000 expenditure to replace the furnace at Coupeville Recreation Hall.

A lifetime of history: New documentary shares cemetery history

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:08PM

Members of Coupeville’s historical community gathered Monday evening to celebrate the release of a new historical documentary and volunteers who keep history thriving in Central Whidbey.

Basketball games postponed

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 1:58PM

The Coupeville High School basketball games scheduled for Orcas Island tonight (Friday, Dec. 20) have been postponed because of snow.

Snow cancels schools, slows traffic

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 9:06AM

A coating of snow Friday morning prompted canceled classes throughout Whidbey Island.

Streubel named to all-state team

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 2:44PM

Coupeville High School senior Nick Streubel earned second-team, all-state honors in football, the Associated Press announced Thursday, Dec. 19.

Big middle quarters lift Wolves to win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 9:52AM

Dominating the middle quarters, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team pushed aside visiting rival South Whidbey 42-27 Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Frightful 3rd period haunts Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 10:49AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team played three good quarters against visiting South Whidbey Tuesday, Dec. 17, but the third was a killer.

Close not good enough for Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 11:55AM

Close losses just aren't cutting it any more, according to Coupeville High School boys basketball coach Anthony Smith.

Good defense leads to Wolves win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 10:08AM

After its defense staked it a good-sized lead, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team hung on tight at the end to secure 35-31 win at Lakewood Friday, Dec. 13.

Hospital software cause bill struggles

  • Dec 15, 2013 at 9:00AM

Hangups in a new electronic records system caused delays in billings and reduced the amount of cash available at Whidbey General Hospital. Hospital officials said they are expecting to spend more than $7.5 million implementing an electronic records system provided by Meditech that originally went online in May.

Pay increase coming for food and clerical workers

  • Dec 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

Food service and clerical workers at Whidbey General Hospital got an early Christmas present. They are receiving a small pay increase thanks to a new three-year contract the Whidbey General Hospital Board of Commissioners approved during their Monday night meeting.

Seat open for historic preservation commission

  • Dec 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the Ebey’s Landing Historic Preservation Commission.

Wonky alarm cancels ferry sailing out of Coupeville

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:19PM

Ferry officials were forced to cancel a sailing Monday evening on the Port Townsend to Coupeville ferry route.

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