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Letter: OLF issue deserves civil, patient dialogue

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

Editor, My letter is partially in response to Pat Smith’s Oct. 17 letter “Noise discloser part of the OLF problem.” Watching OLF Coupeville flight ops from 525 feet away and subsequently reading the Island County government noise disclosure form, I agree. I even testified in front of the Island County Commissioners on Oct. 14 asking for a written reply in part to see about improving the noise disclosure.

Opinion: Take a proactive approach to your health screenings

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 2:16PM

In 2013 an estimated 232,000 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among women in the United States.

Project Appleseed comes to Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 2:15PM

Anyone who wants to learn traditional rifle marksmanship skills and the role they played in America’s founding will want to register for an upcoming Project Appleseed event. The Project Appleseed event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Oct. 26-27 at the Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association, 397 Safari Lane located off Highway 20 near Outlying Field.

CPR-performing scarecrow stolen from display

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 2:13PM

Coupeville has one less scarecrow lining its streets this week after someone stole a festive display aimed at eduction. Someone between the evening of Oct.7 and the morning of Oct. 8 walked away with Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue’s entry for the 2013 Scarecrow Corridor contest.

Celebrating Survival: Move in wake of cancer diagnosis a ‘leap of faith’

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

As Dee Giordan prepared to move to Whidbey Island 10 years ago, she wasn’t expecting to learn she had breast cancer.

Wolves trump Tigers | Volleyball

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:04AM

Powered by the offense of Hailey Hammer, Madeline Strasburg and Megan Oakes, the Coupeville High School volleyball team won 3-1 at Granite Falls Thursday, Oct. 24.

Wolves lose match, player | Soccer

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 11:04AM

The Coupeville High School soccer team lost more than its 2-0 match at Granite Falls Thursday, Oct. 24. The Wolves also lost defender Ivy Luvera to a concussion.

Wolves put scare in Archbishop Murphy | Volleyball

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:33AM

Getting all it could handle, the second-place Archbishop Murphy volleyball team escaped from Coupeville with a 3-2 win Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Coupeville Homecoming parade and game highlights

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:20AM

Festivities hit the streets of Coupeville Friday with the high school’s annual homecoming parade and game. Middle and high school students piled into cars, trucks and trailers Friday afternoon to parade up South and North Main streets. It offered a chance for residents to see the homecoming king and queen — Nick Streubel and Heni Barnes. The homecoming football game took place Friday night with the Wolves losing to South Whidbey 57-33

Murphy stays unbeaten with win over Wolves | Soccer

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:06AM

Mother Nature didn't make life any easier for the Coupeville High School soccer team in its 6-0 loss to undefeated and third-ranked Archbishop Murphy Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Mickey Clark Field.

Whidbey Island Bank announces merger

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 2:49PM

Whidbey Island Bank will no longer be headquartered in Oak Harbor after a merger with Olympia-based Heritage Financial Corporation. Washington Banking Company, the holding company for Whidbey Island Bank, and Heritage Financial jointly announced today the signing of an agreement for the "strategic merger."

Community potluck set for Nov. 1

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 11:12AM

The Friends of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve will host the Sixth Annual Community Potluck, 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at the historic Crocket Barn off Fort Casey Road.

Falcons crash homecoming party | Football

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 10:05AM

The thick fog that enveloped Mickey Clark Field like a wet blanket wasn't the culprit who sucked the excitement out of the Coupeville High School homecoming football game, it was the outcome. Rival South Whidbey dampened the party by defeating the Wolves 57-33 Friday, Oct. 18.

Port candidates talk Greenbank Farm contract

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

Several candidates for the Port of Coupeville butted heads over the operations of the Greenbank Farm. The League of Women Voters held a candidate forum Oct. 8 where disagreements come to light about recent decisions concerning the Greenbank Farm Management Group’s oversight of the publicly owned asset.

Coupeville grad channels town in her first novel

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

It’s been three years since Coupeville High School graduate Heather White Driscoll started her journey to become a published author. And now she’s celebrating. Driscoll, a 2001 graduate, released her first novel, “He Calls Me Harp,” in July.

Supporting business is supporting community

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 10:00AM

For Lynda Eccles and Vickie Chambers, running organizations focused on helping Coupeville’s economic future is more than just business. Eccles, who serves as the executive director of the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce, said her job is a fine balance between promoting her “dynamic” membership and promoting tourism.

Letter: Noise discloser part of the OLF problem

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 2:30PM

Editor, There’s lots of blame going around — OLF supporters blaming “whiners” and home owners in the flight path blaming themselves.

High school reunion could be lesson on growth

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 2:30PM

It took about six months to decide whether or not to attend my 10-year high school reunion. Up until last week, I still wasn’t entirely sure I wanted to go. But nonetheless, I find myself packing this week to make the three- hour journey south to visit my alma mater.

Greenbank Farm solar project sees new life

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00PM

A half-complete solar energy project at the Greenbank Farm looks to be moving forward again. Kelly Keilwitz, owner of Whidbey Sun and Wind, approached the commissioners for the Port of Coupeville Wednesday with a plan to eventually finish the project while helping local nonprofits at the same time.

School board looking at renewing two levies

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 2:20PM

The Coupeville School Board is looking to ask voters early next year to re-approve two levies that brings in millions of dollars a year into the district.

Bond would bring needed space

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 2:19PM

In terms of facilities, Whidbey General Hospital is facing stiff competition from its neighbors. Neighboring hospitals in recent years have poured tens of millions of dollars into upgrading its facilities.

Coupeville snares 1st league win | Volleyball

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 10:52AM

Rallying after dropping the first game, the Coupeville High School volleyball team collected its first Cascade Conference victory 3-1 at Sultan Thursday, Oct. 17.

Sultan blanks Wolves | Soccer

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 10:50AM

Sultan slipped ahead of Coupeville in the Cascade Conference soccer standings with a 2-0 win over the visiting Wolves Thursday, Oct. 17.

Wolves drop finale but win district doubles title | Tennis

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:19AM

Aaron Curtin and Ben Etzell of Coupeville High School combined to win the 1A Northwest District 1 doubles tennis championship at South Whidbey High School Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Falcons take season series over Wolves | Volleyball

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:17AM

The South Whidbey High School volleyball team finished a series sweep of Coupeville by defeating the host Wolves 3-0 Tuesday, Oct. 15.

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