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Wolves close in on playoff spot | Girls basketball

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:57PM

Not only did the Coupeville High School girls basketball team knock off rival South Whidbey 48-38 Tuesday, Jan. 28, it essentially locked up a postseason berth in process.

2 rallies fall short as Wolves drop pair | Boys basketball

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:20PM

Both games followed the same pattern and both resulted in losses for the Coupeville High School boys basketball team. The Wolves fell behind early, mounted a late but too-short rally, and lost twice, first 62-51 at South Whidbey Tuesday, Jan. 28, then 62-55 to visiting Friday Harbor Wednesday, Jan. 29, in a nonleague game.

Condemned Ledgewood house burns to ground months after landslide

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Jan 28, 2014 at 3:19PM

A Driftwood Way home that had been abandoned since a massive landslide made national headlines in early 2013 burned to the ground Sunday night.

Wolves' win sets up big game with South Whidbey | Boys basketball

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Jan 28, 2014 at 10:30AM

Several strong story lines punctuated the Coupeville High School boys basketball team's thrilling 59-57 win at Lakewood Friday, Jan. 24.

Lakewood rally stings Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jan 28, 2014 at 10:29AM

Going into the girls basketball contest against Lakewood Friday, Jan. 24, Coupeville High School coach David King said he expected a "tough game." It turned out to be tough in more ways than one. As expected, it was close and hard fought. The visiting Cougars won 39-36.

Coupeville sports to move from Cascade Conference to Olympic League

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 10:00PM updated Jan 28, 2014 at 9:18AM

In search of a more level playing field for its athletic teams, Coupeville High School will leave the Cascade Conference and join the Olympic League next fall.

Hayes honored by law enforcement council

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 3:29PM

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano, has been named 2013 Legislator of the Year for the House Republican Caucus by the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs, or WACOPS. An assistant ranking member of the House Public Safety Committee, Hayes is in his first term.

New manager named for Ebey’s Landing reserve

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 3:27PM

After months of searching, Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve has a new manager. On Friday, the Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing named Kristen Griffin as its new manager.

Coupeville gives Cedarcrest battle | Girls basketball

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 24, 2014 at 8:15AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team pushed powerful Cedarcrest to the limit Tuesday, Jan. 21, before running out of gas in a 57-47 home loss.

Cedarcrest uses 3-ball to beat Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 8:15AM

The Cedarcrest High School boys basketball team ran to a 24-9 first quarter lead on the way to racing by visiting Coupeville 72-39 Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Man jailed after eluding police between Coupeville and Langley

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 11:25AM

A Whatcom County man who may have been involved in a suspicious death is behind bars after attempting to elude police Tuesday between Coupeville and Langley.

Wolves fall to 1st-place King's | Girls basketball

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 9:16AM

King's remained undefeated in conference play by tripping the host Coupeville High School girls basketball team 67-33 Friday, Jan. 17.

Island County struggling to find Conservation Futures Fund volunteers

  • Jan 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

After months of searching, Island County is still looking for volunteers to participate in two boards that evaluate projects trying to utilize Conservation Futures Funds. The county started looking for volunteers in October to serve on the Community Advisory Board and the Technical Advisory Board; however, nobody has applied yet. “It would be nice to fill the positions,” said Pam Dill, who is coordinating the application search for Island County. She said it doesn’t require a large time commitment.

Low tides prompts February ferry cancellations on Port Townsend/Coupeville route

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 2:59PM

Washington State Ferries announced Tuesday the cancellation of several February sailings on the Port Townsend-to-Coupeville ferry route due to low tides.

Whidbey's Beach Watchers gearing up for Sound Waters

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

For anyone wanting to learn more about Puget Sound, Beach Watchers is holding a one-day university with 65 classes Feb. 1. Sound Waters, now in its 19th year, was started after the first Beach Watchers organization was formed. The program is a Washington State University Extension service which brings volunteers together to educate the public about Puget Sound.

Whidbey's Island Transit settles into new facilities

  • Jan 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Today’s Island Transit looks a lot different from the entity that formed in 1987 with five buses and 20 employees working out of a former auto shop that contained two maintenance bays and one restroom. The publicly-funded transit entity currently has more than 200 vehicles and more than 140 employees who recently moved into a new headquarters facility that was mostly paid for by a federal grant. That headquarters is located on Highway 20, south of Coupeville near the Pacific Rim Institute and Outlying Field.

Navy EIS comment period extended

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

In response to a number of requests, the Navy is extending the scoping period for the Environmental Impact Statement on the EA-18G Growlers. Comments are now being accepted until Friday, Jan. 31. Purpose of the extension is “to ensure all surrounding communities have ample opportunity to provide input,” Navy officials said in a prepared news release.

Port of Coupeville closes beach access by wharf

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 2:41PM

Due to safety concerns, leaders for the Port of Coupeville chained off a Front Street entry point to the beach. The stairs near the port office by Coupeville Wharf were recently blocked. People can still walk down to the beach by using the Front Street deck, located next to the Knead and Feed. “The stairway is falling apart and it’s not safe to go down there,” said Tim McDonald, executive director for Port of Coupeville. He added parts of the concrete stairs have broken, the sand underneath is washing away and there’s nothing anchoring the stairs. There is also a large piece of wood blocking the stairs and hampering people’s access to the shore.

Many stars shine in Wolves' win | Girls basketball

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 9:35AM

Buoyed by an impressive all-around game, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team got back to its winning ways with a 48-19 victory at Granite Falls Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Wolves stumble in second half | Boys basketball

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 8:52AM

The third-quarter blues have haunted the Coupeville High School boys basketball team all season; the latest verse came in a 79-52 loss to visiting Granite Falls Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Cancellations announced at Keystone Harbor due to tidal conditions

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 11:29AM

Washington State Ferries announced Tuesday the cancellation of several February sailings on the Port Townsend-to-Coupeville ferry route due to low tides.

Wolves knock off Mount Vernon Christian | Boys basketball

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 4:33PM

After a night when little went right, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team got back on track with a 50-47 nonleague win over visiting Mount Vernon Christian Saturday, Jan. 11.

Failure at foul line hurts Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 4:31PM

Foul shots are a reward for an opponent's mistake, but the Coupeville High School girls basketball team failed to take advantage of those opportunities in a pair of home losses last weekend.

Kicking the habit this year | Rock Doc

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Thirty years ago I was a light smoker. What can I say? I liked the effect nicotine had on my brain. Once I was hooked, I even liked the smell of tobacco smoke. Then there was the ritual. I enjoyed lighting up with others, sharing a match, having a few minutes to talk together. But I also realized smoking was a dangerous habit. After several failed attempts to quit, I was able, for some reason, to go cold turkey and finally be done with tobacco. There were some difficult days and restless nights, but I made it and have been free of my nicotine dependence for a long time.

Coupeville man shares struggles, trip

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

As he shares his adventures bike riding to the Arctic Circle, Patrick Rodden is currently facing a different challenge. He spent more than a year recovering from injuries sustained in a 15-foot fall while he was putting the finishing touches on the renovation of his South Whidbey home. That accident took place two years after he made his trek, which drew the attention of regional media. As to what caused the accident, he’s not really sure.

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