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Health 101: Coupeville students get lesson from WGH

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 4:53PM

It was an especially fun day last week for one Coupeville Elementary School class. Patsi Waller’s fourth grade class spent last Wednesday morning learning the ins and outs of Whidbey General Hospital.

Island mourns three killed in Prowler crash

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 12:20PM

The Whidbey Island community is mourning the loss of three crew members aboard a Whidbey Island Naval Air Station EA-6B Prowler who were killed Monday when the aircraft crashed in Eastern Washington. They were identified Tuesday evening as Lt. Valerie Delaney, 26, of Ellicott City, Md., Lt. William McIlvaine III, 24, of El Paso, Texas and Lt. Cmdr. Alan Patterson, 34, of Tullahoma, Tenn.

Erosion on Coupeville's Front Street could be costly

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 12:19PM

Steady erosion over the next 50 years may damage portions of Front Street as well as dent the town’s pocket book. Fixing a problem area of about 400 feet now may cost Coupeville as much as $260,000, according to a town-hired consultant. Associated Earth Sciences, a Kirkland-based geotechnical engineering firm, recently released a geologic hazards assessment of the entire North East Front Street marine bluff area.

Coupeville grads compete on college sports stage

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 12:16PM

Several Coupeville High School graduates recently completed successful winter sports seasons at the collegiate level. Kyle King finished his indoor track eligibility at the University of Oklahoma after running three seasons for Eastern Washington University. At the Razorback Classic Jan. 25, King ran the 3,000 in 8:12.09, the 10th best indoor time in Sooner history.

Puddle gets in Wolves way | Soccer

  • Mar 13, 2013 at 8:29AM

Score one for the mud puddle. Friday Harbor, with the aid of a puddle, edged the visiting Coupeville High School soccer team 1-0 Tuesday, March 12.

Navy identifies three killed in Prowler crash | Update

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 9:50PM

Navy officials released the names of three crew members killed Monday aboard a EA-6B Prowler that crashed west of Spokane. Department of Defense withheld the names until 24 hours after the victims' families were notified. The three Navy personnel, who were stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, are identified this evening as Lt. Valerie Delaney, 26, of Ellicott City, Md., Lt. William McIlvaine III, 24, of El Paso, Texas and Lt. Cmdr. Alan Patterson, 34, of Tullahoma, Tenn.

Oak Harbor mourns three killed in Navy EA-6B crash

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 2:55PM

The Oak Harbor community is mourning the loss of three crew members aboard an EA-6B Prowler that crashed during routine training exercises in Eastern Washington Monday morning. The names of the Navy personnel killed will not be released until 24 hours after family members are informed and after press deadline for the Whidbey News-Times. The Prowler, from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, crashed just before 9 a.m. Monday into a farm field 50 miles west of Spokane.

Changes in store for Coupeville tennis team

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 11:45AM

This spring brings a season of change for the Coupeville High School girls tennis team.

Veterans, talented newcomers lead Coupeville track team

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 11:39AM

With a mixture of experience and talented youngsters, the Coupeville High School track team expects to have a strong season.

Three confirmed dead in Navy aircraft crash in Eastern Washington | Update

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 3:17PM

The Navy confirmed this afternoon that all three crew members aboard a Whidbey Island Naval Air Station EA-6B Prowler were killed when the aircraft crashed this morning in Eastern Washington. The names of the Navy personnel killed will not be released until 24 hours after family members have been informed.

Seats open on Coupeville ferry advisory board

  • Mar 9, 2013 at 10:00AM

Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Coupeville Ferry Committee. The Board of County Commissioners appoints Ferry Advisory Committee members for four year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement. The Ferry Advisory Committee consists of six members, three for the Clinton Ferry Terminal and three for the Coupeville Ferry Terminal.

Coupeville prep teams ready to spring into action

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 3:38PM

Spring is in the air, and that means the atmosphere is filled with baseballs, shot puts and other sporting equipment that hatch each March. It’s time for the Coupeville High School spring season to get under way. Baseball team looks to climb standings They are not new, but they are improved.

Lions work to secure new park picnic tables

  • Mar 8, 2013 at 3:00PM

Every year, Grace King attends the Coupeville Lions Club’s salmon barbecue at Town Park. As a longtime member of the group, it’s an annual pastime she looks forward to every year.

Letter: Greenbank needs to renew contract

  • Mar 8, 2013 at 3:00PM

Editor, As tenants at Greenbank Farm we would like to voice our support for the Farm’s volunteer board The Greenbank Farm Management Group, and for its executive director and the farm staff.

Letter: Fundraiser shows strong community

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 3:29PM

Editor, The Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools would like to extend its thanks to Mark Laska and the great staff at Ciao! and to the Coupeville community for their outstanding support of Coupeville students and schools.

County planning director resigning

  • Mar 8, 2013 at 3:00PM

Island County Planning Chief Bob Pederson is resigning. Pederson, hired in 2009, submitted a letter of resignation to the Island County Board of Commissioners Monday morning.

Record crowd helps devour tasty mollusk

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 3:18PM

The streets of Coupeville were flooded this weekend with mussel enthusiasts seeking the big flavors the endearing town has to offer. Visitors traveled from near and far this weekend to shop in town, eat chowder and Penn Cove’s famed mussels.

School board hires new superintendent

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 3:17PM

Coupeville School District Board of Directors selected Jim Shank as the next district superintendent during a special board meeting last week. Shank currently is superintendent of the Juab School District in Utah.

Record crowd helps devour tasty mollusk

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 3:16PM

The streets of Coupeville were flooded this weekend with mussel enthusiasts seeking the big flavors the endearing town has to offer. Visitors traveled from near and far this weekend to shop in town, eat chowder and Penn Cove’s famed mussels.

Coupeville woman drives over bluff

  • Mar 6, 2013 at 5:02PM

A Coupeville woman was sent to the hospital today after she drove her vehicle off a forested embankment along Penn Cove. Mary Gordon, 84, was transported to Whidbey General Hospital shortly after 2 p.m. Police said she did not appear to have been injured in the crash but that she later complained of body pains.

LETTER: Hired guns missed the protection mark

  • Mar 1, 2013 at 12:54PM

So Coupeville is being forced to consider outsourcing its police protection? One of the principal attributes of having our own police force is the personal relationship the officers have with community members, adults and school kids alike.

LETTER: Thankful for support of scholarship auction

  • Mar 1, 2013 at 12:53PM

The Coupeville Lions give their heartfelt thanks to all of your generosity of time and spirit in making the Coupeville Lions Eighth Annual Scholarship Auction an enormous success. It is clear that this simple fundraiser idea, hatched by a Coupeville Lion nearly 10 years ago, has become Coupeville High School’s largest contributor of scholarships for higher education.

OPINION: Many groups make up town

  • Mar 1, 2013 at 12:52PM

There are a lot of interesting groups in Coupeville, groups of people that do a variety of fun activities. I’d like to start compiling a list of all these organizations and when they meet. I want to help get the word out. Perhaps there are people new to the area, like myself, who still haven’t even heard of all the fun things they could be participating in.

CHS hoopsters earn honorable mention

  • Mar 2, 2013 at 12:00PM

Three Coupeville High School basketball players earned honorable mention for the all-Cascade Conference teams selected earlier this month.

Kings to rule Coupeville High School softball team

  • Mar 1, 2013 at 12:49PM

The Coupeville High School softball team will have a new co-coach tandem this spring, but working together is nothing new for the pair -- they’ve been married for over 25 years. David King, who coaches the girls basketball team, and his assistant hoop coach, wife Amy, will join forces to led the Coupeville fastball team this spring.

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