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Step to prevent fire starts one instead in Coupeville

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 3:00PM

A Coupeville homeowner’s attempt to prevent a fire danger instead accidently caused one.

Wolves find success in Olympic League

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 5:00AM

The Coupeville High School athletic teams found what they were looking for when they joined the Olympic League last fall – wins

Whidbey Island Highland Games | Slideshow

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Aug 12, 2015 at 11:32AM

Thousands gathered for the 2015 Whidbey Island Highland Games on Saturday at Greenbank Farm.

Do right and reverse Greenbank Farm vote | Letter

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 4:00PM

The shock and disbelief about Marshall Bronson’s and John Carr’s action at the July 8 Port of Coupeville meeting has not worn off. Many have written well thought out letters to the editor, and I now feel compelled to add my voice.

Farm decision needs to be reexamined | Letter

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 4:00PM

As an Island County taxpayer for the past 16 years and full time resident since 2012, I’ve been amazed and disappointed by the lack of transparency or process in the Port of Coupeville’s decision to sunset relations with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

Greenbank decision was arrogant, disrespectful | Letter

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00PM

The discussion on the island surrounding the Greenbank Farm business owners and the actions of two of the Port of Coupeville commissioners is still a hot topic.

Bronson: Petition a ‘visceral’ reaction

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00PM

A Coupeville resident filed a petition against the Port of Coupeville Tuesday that claims two of the three commissioners violated the Open Public Meetings Act.

Judge says no to OLF closure suit

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 1:00PM

A federal court judge denied a group’s attempt to halt the Navy’s carrier landing practice at a field near Coupeville.

Coupeville art show to benefit PNW Art School

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 6:00AM

In an effort to show his continued gratitude toward the Pacific Northwest Art School, Gary Schallock will be among six artists who will be hosting the “Whidbey Expressions” benefit show at the Coupeville Rec Hall Aug. 14-16.

Greenbank Farm managers say end has come

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00PM

Hope that the Greenbank Farm Management Group could continue some kind of advisory role over the farm came to an end Monday night.

Judge says no to COER injunction

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 7:34PM

A federal court judge denied a group’s attempt to halt the Navy’s carrier landing practice at a field near Coupeville. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Zilly filed his order today, ruling against Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER.

Suspect wanted in violent South Whidbey burglary

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Aug 11, 2015 at 12:04PM

Detectives are looking for a 31-year-old man who was allegedly involved in a Aug. 6 home invasion attack on South Whidbey, according to the Island County Sheriff's Office. Shawn Poolman is wanted in connection with the burglary and felony assault. He may be hiding out in the Oak Harbor area, the sheriff's office reported.

Coach hopes to develop young men of high character | Football

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 5:00AM

New Coupeville High School football coach Brett Smedley wants to build more than a winning program. He wants to develop student-athletes of high character.

Family seeks damages, reform in death at Island County jail

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 5:49PM

An attorney representing the family of a man who died from dehydration in Island County jail filed a tort claim with the county Friday. The claim asks for a nonspecific amount of damages related to the April 7 death of Keaton Farris in a jail cell. The claim also states that his family will seek injunction relief "to ensure that the same thing doesn't happen to any other inmates in the jail," according to attorney Kathy Goater of the Seattle firm Schroeter, Goldmark & Bender. "We're asking the court to take an affirmative action, which could take any number of forms," she said.

Port decision was an act of betrayal | Opinion

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Aug 6, 2015 at 12:41PM

Let’s look at some Port of Coupeville numbers from 2014. Commissioner Marshall Bronson is essentially correct in his statement that under our current contracts with the Greenbank Farm Management Group, the port allowed them to keep $87,000 in Greenbank Farm rents and a $49,500 yearly fee, for a total of $136,500. This has been the arrangement going back at least eight years.

A day of peace and love on the Rock | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 3:00PM

With the dog days of summer upon us, it’s a perfect moment for a lazy, hazy, crazy memory of my days of Rock past.

Festival truly is a community event | Letter

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 9:00PM

I want to express my most sincere appreciation for the numerous volunteers who made the 2015 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival a success. The Coupeville Festival Association has promoted and hosted the annual Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival for 51 years. The CFA is a non-profit, all- volunteer organization consisting of 23 standing committees and 250 plus volunteers. There is no paid staff. All non-operational proceeds go into the Coupeville area in the form of project grants and scholarships. In December 2014, those annual grants and scholarships totaled $815,000.

Port vote appears to alienate supporters | Letter

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 8:00PM

Outgoing Port Commissioner Marshall Bronson’s column in The Examiner last week shed some light on why he unexpectedly decided to vote to terminate negotiations with Greenbank Farm’s long-time manager.

Police respond to possible gang threat at Whidbey General Hospital

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 7:00PM

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

Washington state allows temporary ban on net pen fishing

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 6:00PM

Washington state’s Department of Ecology is willing to let Island County ban fish farming from its waters — but only temporarily.

Orca Network to commemorate orcas’ capture from Penn Cove

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 3:00PM

In memory of the nearly 40 Southern Resident orcas captured in Washington State, and the 13 orcas killed during the captures, and in honor of Lolita, also known as Tokitae, Orca Network is sponsoring several events to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the 1970 Penn Cove orca capture on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Kindergarten registration open Aug. 11-13

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 12:00PM

Parents new to the Coupeville School District may register their children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade at Coupeville Elementary School Aug. 11-13.

Coupeville man charged after ‘heinous assault’

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 5:00PM

A 31-year-old Coupeville man is facing multiple felony charges in connection with what a deputy characterized as a “heinous assault” on two women July 17.

Highland Games offer day of rich culture at Greenbank Farm

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 2:00PM

About a dozen Scottish clans will convene at the Greenbank Farm Saturday to share a rich and festive history.

Hearing to discuss speed limit changes on Whidbey, Camano

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 2:00PM

Speed limits on 10 Whidbey and Camano roads may change after public meetings scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18.

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