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Town moves forward with one-way Front Street

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

While town officials finalized plans to make part of Front Street a one-way, town staff made repairs to the small landslide, which had been closed off for more than a year.

Caller reports blocking truck | Blotter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

Grone, Canell for treasurer; Hayes, Petrish for state rep. | Opinion

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00PM

Whidbey Island voters have some important decisions to make in this primary election. Two candidates are challenging embattled Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nunez, a Democrat, including one candidate who came from inside her office.

Restaurateur shows true generosity | Letter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, I was recently reminded, through a stunning demonstration of generosity, how fortunate we are to be part of such a caring community.

Outsiders challenge party favorites for state seat

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00PM

Two candidates backed by their respective parties are being challenged by party outsiders in the race for state representative, position 2 in the 10th Legislative District.

Treasurer candidates vying for General Election

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

Candidates running against Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez said they can do a better job handling the county’s money.

Salute to the Reserve

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Pakawalups, a trio of sisters who perform USO-style numbers, entertained a crowd of roughly 100 during the Friends of Ebey’s Summer Picnic Saturday. From left is Cathie Ledray-Senff, Sue Murray and Vicki Grabicki.

Financial fiasco causes transit to make big cuts

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:35PM

A total of 24 employees will be laid off, Saturday bus service is being cancelled and five routes will be eliminated or changed due to financial problems uncovered at Island Transit.

Police respond to inebriated bar patrons | Blotter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:37PM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

Keep future in mind when planting trees | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 7:00PM

When we first moved into our house 17 years ago, I could lie in bed on the second floor, look out my window and count the stars.

Grateful to have such a caring local market | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:36PM

Editor, In early June, I had a stroke, not the worst anyone could have, and for that I am grateful. My friends, family and amazing community came to my rescue.

‘Bounce Mania’ replaces festival

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

One of the first things Bo Chernikoff thought of when he heard about the cancellation of the Loganberry Festival this year was the children.

County approves fair maintenance

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Island County commissioners approved $30,000 for maintenance of the Island County Fairgrounds Monday, although management of the property remains uncertain.

Museum to host historic walking tour

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 9:00PM

As the longest standing commercial property owner on Front Street, Paul Whelan has seen the waterfront town change over the years.

Poop patrol: It takes a village to clean up after Fido at Greenbank Farm

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:14PM

If the folks who take their dogs for walks to Greenbank Farm weren’t responsible pet owners and poop picker-uppers, the place would literally be knee-deep in doggy doo-doo.

WAIF breaking ground on facility

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 7:00PM

After roughly 10 years of fundraising, supporters of Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation are finally seeing their dreams come to fruition.

Fort like home for park ranger

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:11AM

It can be a little unsettling when Jon Crimmins looks back to his teenage years spent at Fort Casey State Park.

Stars were out at the Coupeville Library

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:24AM

“How many stars do you see in the middle of the handle?” asked Richard Everett, a member of the Island County Astronomical Society, as he pointed to the Big Dipper with a crowd of people gathering around him.

Police respond to noise, burglaries | Blotter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:21AM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

Antibiotics can be a blessing and a curse | Rock Doc

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:21AM

It’s astonishing to think about, but when my grandfather was born, one in five children didn’t live to see their fifth birthday, in large part due to endemic and epidemic diseases. Today that’s all changed.

Appreciate candidate forum held last week | Letter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:20AM

Editor, I am writing to show my appreciation to the Whidbey Island League of Women Voters and the Sno-Isle Library System for providing Island County voters with another great Voter’s Forum featuring candidates for Island County treasurer and Washington State representative, Legislative District 10, Position 2. The forum was conducted professionally and gave candidates an opportunity to answer questions provided by the public as well as League members.

Share the road with thousands of racers | Letter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:19AM

Editor, Prepare for an invasion. Sometime on Friday, thousands of men, women and children — well, teenagers — will arrive on Whidbey and traverse a combined total of approximately 34,000 miles of the island … on foot.

Lapointe, Larsen should continue with campaign debates | Opinion

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:18AM

In the race for Rick Larsen’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, a debate over Coupeville’s Outlying Field has become a key issue.

OLF key issue in congressional race

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:17AM

The Navy’s use of Outlying Field Coupeville to train the EA-18G Growlers is a critical topic for this year’s congressional primary, which ends Aug. 5.

Proposals sought for Greenbank Farm management

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:16AM

The Port of Coupeville is seeking proposals from groups or people interested in managing the Greenbank Farm.

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