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Mushroom expert to visit Whidbey libraries, share foraging tips

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 3:00PM

Daniel Winkler will be returning to Whidbey to give talks at island libraries next week. He will be presenting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the Coupeville Library and at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 at the Oak Harbor Library. During the presentation, entitled “Choice Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest and Beyond,” Winkler will discuss the best varieties to seek while foraging for wild mushrooms in the region.

Gardner undeserving of board reelection | Letter

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 4:00PM

Does hospital commissioner Georgia Gardner deserve reelection? I think not. Ms. Gardner supports the efforts of the anti-Navy group that wants to close down the Navy base that brings 88 percent of all economic to Island County.

Caller reports neighbor exposed his genitals while standing at back door | Sheriff's Report

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 5:00PM

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

Port of Coupeville to hold special meeting to rectify leasehold tax flub

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Port of Coupeville will be holding a special meeting Friday after learning previous action taken in regard to tenant leases at Greenbank Farm was not legal.

Find E.B. in Coupeville for a chance to win

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Whidbey Examiner and Coupeville Chamber of Commerce are partnering once again this year for Where’s E.B.?

Shop local unless it’s not cheaper, faster | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 5:00PM

This is a tale of two empty stores on Main Street in Coupeville. One used to be the town liquor store until we put it out of business by voting to end the state’s monopoly on hard liquor sales. The other used to be Linds’ Pharmacy, which closed this summer – done in by cost pressures from health insurers and big chains and our growing fondness for prescriptions-by-mail.

Viburnums aren’t always easy to identify | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 4:00PM

Viburnums have often confused me. This is where I should say I’m not easily confused, but that would be a lie. On the other hand, I’ll bet there’s at least one other person out there who thought for the longest time that a snowball bush was some kind of hydrangea.

Murphy tops Coupeville | Tennis

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 11:43AM

The Archbishop Murphy tennis team blanked Coupeville 5-0 Monday, Sept. 28, in Everett.

Wolves bounce back for win over Vikings | Volleyball

  • Sep 28, 2015 at 10:11AM

Putting its fortitude on display, the Coupeville High School volleyball team whipped visiting Orcas Island 3-1 Friday, Sept. 25.

Coupeville shuts out Orcas | Soccer

  • Sep 28, 2015 at 9:39AM

Showing some offensive firepower and a strong defense, the Coupeville High School soccer team drubbed Orcas Island 5-0 Friday, Sept. 25, at Mickey Clark Field.

Redhawks rush by Wolves | Football

  • Sep 28, 2015 at 9:08AM

The Port Townsend High School football team is on a roll, and visiting Coupeville became the Redhawks' latest victim, 52-0, Friday, Sept. 25.

Wolves lose match, show high character | Tennis

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 8:46AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team lost for the first time this season when it fell 4-1 at South Whidbey Thursday, Sept. 24, but it turned out to be a winning afternoon for the Wolves and head coach Ken Stange.

Feeling the heat of dry summer: Whidbey farmers find 2015 weather hurts agriculture

  • Sep 23, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Sep 24, 2015 at 1:48PM

The 2015 growing season on Ebey’s Prairie will go down as one that Dale Sherman would like to squash.

Kites take to the sky at Whidbey Island Kite Festival

  • Sep 23, 2015 at 5:00PM

The skies of Camp Casey were decorated with a vivid array of kites this weekend during the Whidbey Island Kite Festival.

Cort resigns as Oak Harbor city administrator

  • Sep 23, 2015 at 4:00PM

Oak Harbor City Administrator Larry Cort retired as the top non-elected city official last week to focus on his cancer treatments.

Port works on details for managing Greenbank Farm

  • Sep 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Board of Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville took strides Monday toward taking over management of the Greenbank Farm.

Conard highlights Coupeville’s ‘great’ state

  • Sep 22, 2015 at 4:58PM

Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard is leaving the town in “great” condition after 20 years as the town’s top leader, she announced last week.

Burn ban lifted for Island County

  • Sep 21, 2015 at 12:00PM

The Island County Fire Marshal announced its intent to lift the ban on outdoor burning as of 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Wolves cut down Cowboys | Football

  • Sep 19, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Sep 21, 2015 at 9:45AM

Getting a lift from unexpected sources, the Coupeville High School football team defeated Chimacum 28-26 at Port Townsend Friday, Sept. 18, in the Olympic League opener.

Wolves get revenge in win over Eagles | Tennis

  • Sep 21, 2015 at 9:45AM

The Coupeville High School tennis team took its first step -- a big one -- on the way to winning the Olympic League title by clipping Klahowya 5-2 in Silverdale Friday, Sept. 18.

Intense play helps Coupeville tie Sequim | Soccer

  • Sep 18, 2015 at 8:46AM

Playing "like a bobcat in a phone booth," according to coach Troy Cowan, the Coupeville High School soccer team fought to a 1-1 tie at Sequim Thursday, Sept. 17.

Port to hold special meeting to talk Greenbank Farm

  • Sep 16, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Sep 17, 2015 at 10:25AM

The future of the Greenbank Farm remains uncertain as tenant leases are unresolved and officials can’t agree on a direction.

MVC edges by Coupeville | Volleyball

  • Sep 17, 2015 at 8:28AM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team put up a fight before falling 3-1 at Mount Vernon Christian Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Whidbey’s ‘No. 2’ attraction: New venture no drop in the bucket for artist

  • Sep 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

Woody De Shong has built five uniquely themed outhouses that he hopes not only serves his business interests and brings attention to the institute but also becomes a Whidbey Island attraction.

MossyBack Morris Men to dance on Whidbey

  • Sep 16, 2015 at 6:00PM

The MossyBack Morris Men, a Morris dance troupe which hails from Seattle, will be returning to Whidbey Sept. 19 for performances in Coupeville, Langley and Bayview.

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