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Records fall as Wolves earn state berths | Track

  • May 20, 2013 at 11:00AM

Record-setting performances helped five Coupeville High School track team members qualify for the state track meet with top-six finishes at the tri-district championships Saturday, May 18, at King's High School in Shoreline.

Records fall as Wolves earn state berths | Track

  • May 20, 2013 at 10:45AM

Record-setting performances helped five Coupeville High School track team members qualify for the state track meet with top-six finishes at the tri-district championships Saturday, May 18, at King's High School in Shoreline.

Whidbey General Hospital bond in the works

  • May 16, 2013 at 3:53PM

Leaders at Whidbey General Hospital are gathering information to possibly run a new bond that would pay for renovating and expanding the hospital’s Coupeville campus. Hospital commissioner Ron Wallin proposed during Monday’s hospital board meeting that hospital administration re-evaluate a bond that taxpayers would have to approve to finance the project.

Coupeville's Penn Cove Water Festival kicks off Saturday

  • May 17, 2013 at 8:52AM

The Penn Cove Water Festival welcomes Native American canoe clubs to race on Saturday, May 18, for the 22nd annual celebration at the Coupeville Wharf. Held in downtown Coupeville, the festival allows guests to relive history while honoring ancestors and those who first hosted the festival in the 1930s. The event was an annual affair until it was cancelled during World War II and then resumed 21 years ago.

Coupeville runners qualify for tri-district finals | Track

  • May 17, 2013 at 8:38AM

Coupeville High School's Josiah Campbell, Makana Stone and Madison Tisa-McPhee all secured berths for the finals at the tri-district track meet after the preliminary rounds Thursday, May 16, at King's.

Early morning fire destroys North Whidbey mobile home

  • May 16, 2013 at 11:00AM updated May 17, 2013 at 8:09AM

A fire of unknown origin claimed a mobile home on North Whidbey this morning. The blaze is believed to have started sometime after midnight in a single-wide trailer at the back of an undeveloped lot on Van Dam Road. Firefighters worked to extinguish the flames for at least an hour, but the building was completely destroyed.

Whidbey need not be Alcatraz for animals

  • May 21, 2013 at 10:00AM

Recently I attended a conference where a fellow attendee joked that I live on Alcatraz for animals because, “You don’t have any model programs in place.” His region qualified for Maddie’s Funds after adopting the Asilomar Accords, a nationally recognized system of animal data reporting. “Since 1999, Maddie’s Fund has awarded animal welfare organizations and universities $118 million to save animal lives,” according to their site. But no one qualifies without adopting the Asilomar Accords and developing formal collaborations among shelters, rescues, government entities, and the veterinary community in a defined region.

Public service requires public involvement | Editorial

  • May 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Next week, Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard will deliver her annual “State of the Town” address. She will speak 6 p.m. Monday at Christopher’s restaurant on Coveland Street. During her presentation Conard will talk about sales and lodging taxes and how those are a good indicator of how the town is doing financially.

Port of Coupeville considers reducing terms

  • May 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

The commissioners for the Port of Coupeville will start talking next month about possibly reducing the length of term they serve. Members of the three-member board currently serve six years, but because of recent legislation that was approved by the state, they are considering reducing the term to four years.

Port of Coupeville selects Diamanti to replace Blankenship

  • May 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville appointed Mike Diamanti May 8 to fill a vacancy left by Laura Blankenship when she announced her resignation last month. Diamanti ran for the post in November 2011; however Blankenship garnered more than 59 percent of the vote.

Anonymous Coupeville statue cleaner remains a mystery

  • May 16, 2013 at 4:09PM

The members of the Coupeville Garden Club are still wondering who took time to clean a statue at Cook Corner Park located on North Main Street near the town’s historic downtown. Whoever cleaned the statue did a great job. Garden club members want to thank the good samaritan.

Coupeville mayor to give ‘State of the Town’ address

  • May 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard will give her annual “State of the Town” address 6 p.m. Monday at Christopher’s on Whidbey. Attendees will dine on heavy hors d’oeuvre prior to the presentation. Conard said she will give an overview of the town’s economic indicators — sales tax, hotel/motel tax and real estate tax.

Central Whidbey groups partner to fix viewing deck at Keystone Spit

  • May 19, 2013 at 11:00AM

The observation platform at Keystone Spit will be usable for many years to come thanks to the help and cooperation of Central Whidbey Lions, Fort Casey State Park personnel and Whidbey Audubon Society. The platform allows people to observe Crockett Lake from an elevated leve and is a designated point on the Great Washington State Birding Trail, the Puget Loop, stop 37.

Coupeville councilman passes on another term

  • May 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Coupeville Town Council member Larry Cort decided against running for election this year. “It came down to a time issue,” Cort said Monday. “It was a really tough decision.” Cort was appointed to the Coupeville Town Council in October, 2011 to fill a vacancy created when Tom Tack resigned.

Patton vies for Port of Coupeville seat

  • May 18, 2013 at 10:00AM

It looks like Jim Patton can’t get enough of the Port of Coupeville. Around the time he finishes his tenure as the executive director of the small port district, he will find out if voters want him to serve on its board of commissioners.

Austin, Christine Fields qualify for state | Golf

  • May 16, 2013 at 1:35PM

Coupeville High School senior Austin Fields qualified for his third state golf tournament and sophomore sister Christine her second through their efforts at the tri-district meet at Bremerton's Gold Mountain courses Tuesday, May 14.

Preservation project a journey to creating a home on Central Whidbey

  • May 13, 2013 at 2:00PM updated May 15, 2013 at 2:36PM

Kathy Baxter wasn’t necessarily looking for a major construction project when she decided to buy a home on Central Whidbey last summer. Although she did have an idea in mind of what she wanted, she said she didn’t think she would find it. Two weeks later and her dream home popped up and was within her price range.

Coupeville picks up offense to pick up district win | Softball

  • May 14, 2013 at 8:33AM

The Coupeville High School softball team’s offense returned from vacation just in time to help the Wolves pick up a win in the district softball tournament at Sedro-Woolley’s Janiki Fields Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11.

Wolves earn district berths | Track

  • May 13, 2013 at 1:14PM

Four individuals and four relay teams from Coupeville High School qualified for the tri-district track meet after qualifying at the district meet at Lynden Christian High School Friday, May 10.

D'Almeida edged out of tri-district berth | Tennis

  • May 13, 2013 at 11:25AM

Coupeville High School's Amanda d'Almeida finished third in the 1A Northwest District tennis tournament Thursday and Saturday, May 9 and 11, at South Whidbey High School, just missing a berth in the tri-district tournament.

Siblings qualify for district match | Golf

  • May 13, 2013 at 10:53AM

Coupeville High School's Austin Fields and Christine Fields both qualified for the tri-district golf tournament with top-five finishes in the district meet at the North Bellingham Golf Club Thursday, May 9.

Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers volunteers lend a hand

  • May 10, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 2:35PM

One-hundred-year-old Leone Argent has lived on her property near Coupeville since she was 7. A group of volunteers visited the former school teacher Saturday to make sure her home stays in good shape so Argent can continue to live there. They were a handful of the more than 100 volunteers participating in the Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers workday Saturday.

Coupeville opens district play Friday | Softball

  • May 10, 2013 at 8:20AM

The Coupeville High School softball team finished conference play with a 4-1 loss at Sultan Thursday, May 9, and will now look to make a run through the district tournament.

Coupeville Wharf kiosk gets a new look

  • May 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

One of the kiosks bookending the entrance to the Coupeville Wharf received a much-needed upgrade thanks to the efforts of staff at Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve. The kiosk, which is located at the corner of Front Street and Alexander Street in Coupeville’s historic downtown, received three new panels that highlight various aspects of the reserve.

island County 4-H hires new coordinator

  • May 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

Thanks to the help of the students participating in Four-H Club throughout Island County, a coordinator has been hired to ensure the popular organization continues. Sara Bergquist was named coordinator for the county’s Four-H Clubs. Bergquist, who was raised on South Whidbey and returned to the island last year after spending years as an educator in Alaska, started her position as Four-H coordinator last month.

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