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District cuts principal due to enrollment

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 1, 2015 at 3:03PM

It’s the sort of announcement a school superintendent never wants to make. Jim Shank, superintendent of the Coupeville School District, said at Monday night’s school board meeting that continued declining enrollment would result in the reduction of 4.5 staff positions beginning in the fall.

Wolves win pair of matches at Klahowya | Tennis

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:30PM

An act of sportsmanship by Klahowya Secondary School girls tennis coach Bruce Pemberton helped Coupeville take two matches from the Eagles in Silverdale Thursday, April 30.

Redhawks edge Wolves | Soccer

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:30PM

Coupeville High School scored the first and last goal, but Port Townsend scored three in between to edge the Wolves 3-2 Thursday, April 30, at Mickey Clark Field.

Stone, Martin post wins for Wolves | Track

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:07AM

Coupeville's Makana Stone won three events and Dalton Martin took two in a five-team track meet at Port Townsend Thursday, April 30.

Cookin' in the Kettles returns Sunday, May 3 | Whidbey Island Bicycle Club

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:06AM

The Whidbey Island Bicycle Club will host its annual Cookin' in the Kettle event Sunday, May 3, at Fort Ebey State Park.

Madrona Way project expected to start June 7

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Apr 30, 2015 at 3:17PM

Town of Coupeville is hoping to break ground this summer on a road and utility project on Madrona Way. Town Council approved a budget and timeline for the project Tuesday with hopes of starting phase one of the project June 7.

Coupeville falls to No. 1 Klahowya | Baseball

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 1:48PM

Lacking a timely hit, the Coupeville High School baseball team fell 3-1 to top-ranked Klahowya Wednesday, April 29, at Robert Sherman Field.

Wolves run win streak to 6 | Tennis

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 1:46PM

Another day, another win for the Coupeville High School tennis team. The Wolves won their sixth straight match by tripping host Friday Harbor 4-1 Wednesday, April 29.

Defense shines but Wolves fall 2-1 | Softball

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 1:45PM

Unable to generate much offense to support a strong defensive game, the Coupeville High School softball team lost 2-1 to visiting Klahowya Wednesday, April 29.

Klahowya slips by Wolves | Soccer

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 1:44PM

Klahowya, one of the state's top 1A soccer teams, finally pulled away in the second half to defeat Coupeville High School 3-0 Tuesday, April 28, in Silverdale.

Coupeville ferry closed this weekend for repairs

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:35PM

The Coupeville Ferry will be shut down this weekend, May 2-3, in order to complete needed repairs to the Coupeville terminal.

A woman for all seasons | Hammer letters in three sports

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:46PM

Hailey Hammer says she loves softball. There’s a good chance if we could peek into her athletic heart, we would see some passion for volleyball and basketball as well.

Barberries pay off when it comes to colorful foliage | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:44PM

I don’t know about you, but if I’m putting a lot of effort into the care and maintenance of a shrub, let alone the financial investment at the time of purchase, I want a reasonable payoff. This is doubly true when it comes to deciduous shrubs.

COER placing greed over flier safety | Letter

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 7:00PM

Editor, I just read the blasphemous COER filing of an injunction against OLF Coupeville. This injunction puts into stark relief that the reality of reasoning with COER is impossible. The only solution COER will accept to subsidize their choice to encroach on OLF is the closure of OLF Coupeville regardless of the consequences.

Response was rude and unnecessary | Letter

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 5:00PM

Editor, I believe that every American has the right to his or her own opinion. However their opinions are not facts. I’ve been doing research, looking for facts about jet noise. COER posted a public meeting advertising.

Inspired by recent Examiner editorials on transparency | Letter

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:41PM

Editor, I’ve been impressed and inspired by the content and writing quality of your recent opinion pieces. Two cases in point are the end-of-year editorial “Hope for more transparency in new year” and “Transparency matters for all taxing districts” Jan. 21.

Man charged in laser incident at hospital

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:40PM

A man suspected of shooting a laser at Whidbey General Hospital staff member is wanted on a $10,000 arrest warrant, according to court documents. Prosecutors charged 45-year-old Bryan T. Smith of Oak Harbor in Island County Superior Court with felony harassment last month.

Transit may sell off gazebos

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

Wanna buy a gazebo? Island Transit may soon be selling two of the wooden structures as well as a tractor to anyone with the best offer. The agency may have to pay back as much as $140,000 of a federal grant that were spent on extras that didn’t qualify for federal taxpayer funds.

What happens to noise complaints

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 5:00PM

Noise emitting from a Navy base is inevitable. And the Navy says it takes careful note of each resident complaint and does what it can to mitigate the effect of its aircraft noise on its residents.

COER files additional lawsuit to stop OLF use

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 3:00PM

A citizens’ group that filed a lawsuit in 2013 has filed an additional action to force the Navy to stop flying the EA-18G Growlers over Coupeville.

Coupeville schools levy passing: Special election boasts ‘good’ voter turnout

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 9:15PM

The Coupeville School District’s capital facilities levy was passing with a strong lead Tuesday night, much to the delight of district officials. The first count showed that 55 percent of the voters cast ballots in favor of the $5-million levy.

Coupeville schools levy passing: Special election boasts ‘good’ voter turnout

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 9:15PM

The Coupeville School District’s capital facilities levy was passing with a strong lead Tuesday night, much to the delight of district officials. The first count showed that 55 percent of the voters cast ballots in favor of the $5-million levy.

Wolves roundup for April 27

  • Apr 28, 2015 at 5:37AM

Sloppy defense and inconsistent offense sent the Coupeville baseball team to a 7-3 loss at Chimacum. Only two of the Cowboys' runs were earned off Coupeville starter Aaron Trumbull, who pitched a six-hitter.

Wolves roundup for April 24

  • Apr 26, 2015 at 6:39AM

Coupeville won its fifth straight tennis match with a 4-2 victory over visiting Friday Harbor.Payton Aparicio and Sage Renninger took Players of the Match honors with a 6-0, 6-0 win in first doubles. Other winners for the Wolves were Ana Luvera (6-2, 6-4), McKenzie Bailey/Jazmine Franklin (6-4, 6-2) and Sydney Autio/Micky LeVine (6-0, 6-0).

Wolves roundup for April 23

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 1:32PM

The Coupeville baseball team whipped Port Townsend 12-2 on a wet and windy Robert Sherman Field. The Wolves combined eight his with nine Redhawk errors to take the easy, five-inning win. Freshman Julian Welling made his first varsity start on the mound and gave up only two hits over four innings. Another freshman, Hunter Smith, pitched the final inning, facing only four batters.

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