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Police respond to noise, burglaries | Blotter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:21AM

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

Antibiotics can be a blessing and a curse | Rock Doc

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:21AM

It’s astonishing to think about, but when my grandfather was born, one in five children didn’t live to see their fifth birthday, in large part due to endemic and epidemic diseases. Today that’s all changed.

Appreciate candidate forum held last week | Letter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:20AM

Editor, I am writing to show my appreciation to the Whidbey Island League of Women Voters and the Sno-Isle Library System for providing Island County voters with another great Voter’s Forum featuring candidates for Island County treasurer and Washington State representative, Legislative District 10, Position 2. The forum was conducted professionally and gave candidates an opportunity to answer questions provided by the public as well as League members.

Share the road with thousands of racers | Letter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:19AM

Editor, Prepare for an invasion. Sometime on Friday, thousands of men, women and children — well, teenagers — will arrive on Whidbey and traverse a combined total of approximately 34,000 miles of the island … on foot.

Lapointe, Larsen should continue with campaign debates | Opinion

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:18AM

In the race for Rick Larsen’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, a debate over Coupeville’s Outlying Field has become a key issue.

OLF key issue in congressional race

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:17AM

The Navy’s use of Outlying Field Coupeville to train the EA-18G Growlers is a critical topic for this year’s congressional primary, which ends Aug. 5.

Proposals sought for Greenbank Farm management

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:16AM

The Port of Coupeville is seeking proposals from groups or people interested in managing the Greenbank Farm.

Port approves hiring temporary office help

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:16AM

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville approved the hiring of an additional temporary employee.

Summer picnic to offer fort tours, entertainment July 26

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:15AM

The newly formed Friends of Ebey’s has a lot to celebrate this month. The group, earlier this month, finalized and signed a memorandum or understanding with the Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

Fuel float bids come in $30,000 over estimate

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:14AM

The Port of Coupeville is going to have to dip into its reserve funds after three bids to replace the wharf’s fuel floats came in over estimate.

Family flees with disabled adult siblings

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:13AM

Two men are facing felony charges for allegedly fleeing a courtroom in Coupeville with their developmentally disabled brothers after a judge granted custody of the vulnerable adults to their niece, court documents state.

Greenbank solar project losing leasee

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:12AM

A leasee with the Greenbank Farm’s community solar project is terminating its lease at the end of the year.

Central Whidbey wins the Wright way | State 13/14 softball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 12:10PM

Boosted by the bat of Sarah Wright and the arm of Bella Northup, the Central Whidbey Junior (13/14) Little League softball team returned to its winning ways with a 4-1 win over Bellevue/Mercer Island Sunday, July 13, at the state tournament at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

Central Whidbey drops 2 in hot Asotin | State 9/10 softball

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 10:09AM

The stay at the Little League 9/10 state softball tournament was a short one for Central Whidbey, but the island girls enjoyed the adventure.

Ridgefield bunts way to win over Central Whidbey | State 13/14 softball

  • Jul 13, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jul 14, 2014 at 9:22AM

Ridgefield used small ball to get big results in an 11-4 win over Central Whidbey in the first round of the state 13/14 Little League softball tournament at Shoreline's Meridian Park Saturday, July 12.

Playing together key to teams' success | Little League softball

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:24PM

Unity, togetherness, teamwork. Those were the terms tossed about by the members of the two Central Whidbey Little League softball teams to explain their success this season.

Venom secure state berth | 13/14 softball

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:26AM

Central Whidbey wrapped up a berth in the state 13/14 Little League softball tournament by defeating North Whidbey 17-6 in five innings Tuesday at Coupeville High School.

Reserve to host ‘ranger talks’

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 9:00PM

Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve will host a series of ranger talks this summer throughout the reserve. The 30-minute talks are free and open to the public and will be held at 1 p.m. on scheduled days.

Showcase gardens take planning, organization | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 8:00PM

I spent a recent Saturday volunteering as a docent at one of the five beautiful gardens on the annual Whidbey Island Garden Tour.

Thanks for another great garage sale | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, The Coupeville Lions Club would like to express our gratitude to the community for their support in helping to make our club’s largest fundraiser of the year, the garage sale of June 28 and 29, so successful.

Column recognizes tourism’s success | Letter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:10PM

Editor, To all businesses in Coupeville, you have my heartfelt thanks.

Tourism is an important part of Whidbey | Opinion

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:09PM

Contributing writer Harry Anderson’s column in last week’s edition of The Whidbey Examiner caused a bit of a stir. In his column, Harry took a good-natured poke at the swarms of tourists who come to visit our beloved island each summer.

Callers complain of fireworks | Blotter

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 8:00PM

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

Historical society recognized for Sunnyside documentary

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 8:00PM

The Island County Historical Society was presented an Award of Publication Excellence for its 30-minute video documentary, “Sunnyside Cemetery — Where Central Whidbey Sleeps,” at the annual Washington Museum Association Conference in Port Townsend.

Island County Sheriff issues burn ban starting July 15

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 2:05PM

Island County will be under a modified burn ban starting Tuesday, July 15.

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