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Town of Coupeville to revise sign codes

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 6:00PM

The Town of Coupeville will start the process of updating its outdated sign code next month.

Soroptimists help girls to ‘Dream It, Be It’

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 3:00PM

Members of Soroptimist International of Coupeville are working to provide young women on Central Whidbey the skills they need to be successful — whatever their dreams may be.

Town seeking extension on comprehensive plan

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 5:00PM

The Town of Coupeville is asking for an extension on its comprehensive plan update.

State Parks seeks volunteers for Admiralty Head Lighthouse

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 4:00PM

Washington State Parks is looking for Whidbey Island residents with a passion for lighthouses who’d like to volunteer in one.

Wonn Rd. public access needs to be preserved | Letter

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 5:00PM

My mother, Peggy Berg, who will be 99 in May, expressed her delight at the commissioners’ vote against the settlement offer by the Montgomerys in their proposal to gain title to public beach access on Wonn Road.

Even the U.S. Senate answers questions | Letter

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 6:00PM

The lack of transparency and public discussion and debate by WGH board members has never been greater. Their ad hoc decision-making, failure to get the facts beforehand, and abiding by whatever the administration proposes, are serious obstacles to good governance.

Broadway accidents are due to inattentiveness | Letter

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 4:00PM

Since this latest tragic accident at Broadway Street and State Highway 20 in Coupeville, there’s been a lot of talk on social media about placing a stoplight there to make the intersection safer.

28,000 reasons to smile: Lions auction sets new record

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 5:00PM

More than 100 community members gathered Saturday to raise an estimated $28,000 for Coupeville High School seniors during the annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction.

WGH, nurse's union reach tentative contract agreement

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 9:37AM

Whidbey General Hospital and the nurses's union reached a tentative contract agreement Monday night, potentially ending nearly a year of negotiations.

UPDATED: Greenbank couple in serious condition following Saturday morning crash

  • Feb 22, 2016 at 2:05PM

A husband and wife who were seriously injured Saturday morning in Coupeville when their motorcycle was struck by another vehicle are still in serious condition. Both Gary Hoyt, 66, and Linda Hoyt, 65, are in the intensive care unit at Harborview Medical Center and Hospital, said spokeswoman Susan Gregg on Monday.

Wolves to face state-seasoned team at regional | Girls basketball

  • Feb 22, 2016 at 9:48AM

When the Coupeville High School girls basketball team heads to Wenatchee to play Cashmere in the regional round of the state tournament at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, it will be a new experience for the current Wolves. Not so for the Bulldogs.

Coupeville heads to regional after district win | Girls basketball

  • Feb 20, 2016 at 9:00AM updated Feb 22, 2016 at 8:13AM

“I'm so impressed with the game these players put together tonight,” Coupeville High School girls basketball coach David King said. So was everyone else as his Wolves defeated Seattle Christian 49-33 Friday, Feb. 19, in the third-place game of the West Central District 3 1A tournament at Sumner High School.

Oak Harbor man accused in Auburn stabbing

  • Feb 20, 2016 at 10:29PM

What began as a dispute between an Oak Harbor man and his girlfriend late Thursday ended with the man fatally stabbing the woman’s 21-year-old son, according to Auburn police.

Two airlifted after motorcycle is struck

  • Feb 20, 2016 at 4:00PM updated at 10:04PM

Two people were injured Saturday morning after their motorcycle was struck by a car and pushed into a third vehicle that was turning onto State Highway 20 in Coupeville, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Further bluff movement prompts Front Street road closure

  • Feb 20, 2016 at 3:18PM

Additional movement of the bluff along Front Street Friday prompted Town of Coupeville officials to close off two blocks between Kinney and Gould streets.

Wolves drop district opener, need to win Friday | Girls basketball

  • Feb 18, 2016 at 9:00AM updated at 11:05AM

After a fourth-quarter rally fell short in a 52-48 loss to Charles Wright Academy Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Sumner, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team will need to win Friday to keep from falling out of the playoffs.

McGranahan plans to coach Wolves for many years | Softball

  • Feb 18, 2016 at 11:05AM

New coach Kevin McGranahan doesn’t plan to make any major changes in the Coupeville High School softball program.

CHS graduate returns to coach Wolves | Baseball

  • Feb 18, 2016 at 11:02AM

Marc Aparicio is doing what he wants to do, where he wants to do it.

Homola to challenge Bailey for Senate seat

  • Feb 18, 2016 at 9:02AM

Former Island County Commissioner Angie Homola is jumping back into politics, announcing today that she will challenge Sen. Barbara Bailey for her seat in Olympia this November. Homola, an Oak Harbor Democrat, announced her bid to oust Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, during the General Election with a news release Thursday morning. She cited a platform of greater accountability for taxpayers and a reprioritizing of spending to put 10th Legislative District priorities first.

Coupeville grad starts Greenbank tattoo shop

  • Feb 17, 2016 at 6:00PM

That little red building off the highway in Greenbank has a new tenant and, unlike some recent renters who seemed to last there only a matter of days, this one said he’s home to stay.

Take part in 2017 homeless count | Letter

  • Feb 17, 2016 at 7:00PM

On Thursday, Jan. 28, more than 100 volunteers, local businesses and agencies participated in the 2016 Homeless Point in Time Count.

New name sounds like spa, not hospital | Letter

  • Feb 17, 2016 at 6:00PM

The name WhidbeyHealth reminds me of a spa, not a hospital. What do you envision when you hear Swedish Health, Everett Health? I think of a possible spa.

Get an early start with vegetables | Sowin 'n' the Trowel

  • Feb 17, 2016 at 3:00PM

Even though the first day of spring is officially a long ways away, you don’t want to wait much longer to set this year’s vegetable garden plans in motion. That’s because our mild climate makes late February the perfect time to sow snow peas, fava bean and many varieties of carrots, radishes and onions directly in the ground.

Tickets still available for annual Lions Scholarship Auction Sat.

  • Feb 17, 2016 at 6:00PM

The Coupeville Lions Club is once again offering an evening of good food, entertainment and fun — all while raising money for a good cause.

Talent contest in works for Whidbey Island teens

  • Feb 17, 2016 at 5:00PM

A retired Navy captain, Russell has transformed himself into a full-time magician and entertainer during his post military career. But his latest act is helping the Whidbey Playhouse promote “Whidbey Has Talent,” a new talent show for island kids that’s happening this spring.

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