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Rain stalls Madrona Way project until spring

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:37PM

Officials with the Town of Coupeville announced Tuesday evening that the Madrona Way project will be suspended until spring. Madrona Way will remain closed to through traffic, only open to the residents, as it has been during the construction period.

Red ticket

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

The Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association gave out $1,300 to local shoppers Sunday. Three $100 prizes were given to Cinnamon O’Brien representing WAIF; Robyn Myers and Clara Beier, who is donating her win to the food bank. The big $1,000 winner was Blue Goose Inn owner Becky Broberg, second from right. The Red Ticket promotion distributed more than 23,000 tickets, equating to nearly half a million dollars spent in Coupeville.

Lions select Peace Poster contest winner

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 4:00AM

Chelsea Prescott, a student at Coupeville Middle School, took the first step in becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Coupeville Lions Club.

Methodist Church Handbell Ensemble rings in the holidays

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 6:00AM

Members of the Coupeville United Methodist Church Handbell Ensemble played Christmas songs for the enjoyment of a group of seniors at the Coupeville HUB last Wednesday.

Gingerbread Challenge: Wharf creation wins votes

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 4:00AM

Out of a dozen entries in the annual Gingerbread Challenge, one family’s creation wowed voters and judges. The Jungman family’s gingerbread replica of the Coupeville

The heart of Coupeville: Community thanks mayor for 20 years

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Reflecting on 20 years of leadership and accomplishments, Nancy Conard finds it difficult to pick any particular thing she’s most proud of.

Raccoons wreak havoc at historic Haller House

  • Dec 23, 2015 at 2:00AM

As majestic as the old cherry plum tree was that leaned over the roof, its affection for the Haller House was not doing the historic building any favors.

Wolves fight off Concrete rally | Boys basketball

  • Dec 21, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 11:31AM

“We never really were in danger, but it was close.” The Coupeville High School boys basketball team saw much of a 21-point lead disappear in a 66-60 win over visiting Concrete Friday, Dec. 18, but coach Anthony Smith was confident his club would prevail even as the lead was slipping away.

Stone receives state Player of Week honor | Girls basketball

  • Dec 17, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Dec 18, 2015 at 8:04AM

Coupeville High School senior Makana Stone was selected as the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A female Player of the Week for Dec. 7-12.

Family settles for $4M over county jail death

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 2:00PM

For the father of a young man who died in Island County jail, a three-county settlement for $4 million really wasn’t about the money. It was about what the money says, the acknowledgement of unconscionable negligence, Coupeville resident Fred Farris explained.

Caller reports ‘census’ taker acting suspicious | Blotter

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

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

Sustainable Whidbey announces end

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 2:00PM

Leaders with the Sustainable Whidbey Coalition announced Monday that the eight-year program will be ending.

University women’s group donates to help CADA efforts

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 1:00PM

Camille Brighten, vice president of the American Association of University Women, delivered one of many bags of personal and household items to Annie Singletary of Citizens Against Domestic Abuse.

Thanks for supporting the Lions’ shopping spree with coverage | Letter

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

Editor, On behalf of Coupeville Lions Club, we’d like to thank The Whidbey Examiner for their gracious coverage of our recent Lions Club Shopping Spree benefit event for Gifts From the Heart Foodbank.

How oranges fit into Christmas | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

I don’t know about you, but when I was a child the one thing I could always count on finding on Christmas morning was an orange or tangerine in the toe of my Christmas stocking. I suppose this was a holdover from the days over a century ago when citrus fruits were considered exotic treasures during the cold depths of winter in these parts.

Coupeville teacher closes books to run South Whidbey store

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 2:00PM

A respected Central Whidbey school teacher and tennis coach has bid adieu to a life of academia to become the proud new owner of Bailey’s Corner Store in Cultus Bay.

Wharf marine display still in need of donations

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 1:00PM

Phase 1 of the marine display at Coupeville Wharf is finished, but the project still needs donations in order to complete phase II.

County appoints volunteers to MRC

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Board of Island County Commissioners appointed five volunteers to the county’s Marine Resources Committee. They are Barbara Bennett, Lois Farrington, Kestutis Tautvydas, David Thomson and Anthony Turpin.

County approves shoreline plan

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 2:00PM

Capping a five-year effort, the Island County commissioners yesterday approved the county’s reworked Shoreline Master Program.

Coupeville Elementary Robotics Club places in top 12 in Lego competition

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 5:00PM

The programming is all done ahead of time. Once the robot is turned loose, it’s all about watching and hoping. “It was a lot of pressure,” said Vivian Farris. “It was kind of nerve-racking.”

Port holds steady with management transition

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 4:00PM

The transition of management at the Greenbank Farm continues as new port leadership works with the outgoing management group to tie up loose ends.

Holiday House in need of big-ticket items for teens and babies

  • Dec 16, 2015 at 2:00PM

As volunteers organize and prepare this year’s Holiday House, they’ve noticed a few toys that Santa’s helpers forgot to bring. With the gift-giving program for families in need already underway, volunteers say there’s still time to donate items that may be on some children’s Christmas lists.

Coupeville keeps cool, clips Eagles | Girls basketball

  • Dec 14, 2015 at 9:51AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team handled both adversity and Klahowya in winning the conference opener 47-38 over the visiting Eagles Friday, Dec. 11.

Wolves cut down Klahowya | Boys basketball

  • Dec 14, 2015 at 9:06AM

Spurred by a tough man-to-man press, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team opened Olympic League play with an 82-69 win over Klahowya in Silverdale Friday, Dec. 11.

Wolves escape with win over Vikings | Boys basketball

  • Dec 10, 2015 at 12:30PM

Whew! The Coupeville High School boys basketball team averted disaster and pulled out a heart-thumping 74-71 win over visiting Orcas Island Wednesday, Dec. 9.

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