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Rose leaves Whidbey General for base hospital

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 3:00PM

After 20 years with Whidbey General Hospital, spokeswoman Trish Rose has left her position to work for Naval Hospital Oak Harbor.

Prepping for back to school: Kindergarten enrollment calls for third class

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00PM

Although the first day of school in Coupeville isn’t until Monday for students, teachers tend to get started much earlier.

Judge tosses lawsuit over Whidbey real estate jet noise disclosures

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00PM

A judge threw out a lawsuit against two Whidbey real-estate companies over noise disclosures related to aircraft noise Friday afternoon.

Residents say no to Engle Road speed limit changes

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00PM

A group of 14 Coupeville residents, several of them farmers, last week persuaded the Board of Island County Commissioners to reconsider decreasing the speed limit to 35 mph, from 50, on only a portion of Engle Road. They favor decreasing the limit over the road’s entire length, ideally also making it all a no-passing zone.

Tickets on sale now for Coupeville mayor’s final State of the Town Address

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 7:00PM

Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard will give her final State of the Town Address next month.

Fire prevention more important than ever, says Central Whidbey deputy fire chief

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 5:00PM

Although many agencies throughout Washington are sending crews to help with fires in Eastern Washington, Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue is not one of them.

Coupeville man charged in back-breaking burglary

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 4:00PM

A Coupeville resident accused of breaking a homeowner’s back during a July 27 burglary and then fleeing to Canada was charged earlier this month, according to court documents.

Sunnyside tour planned Sept. 7

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 6:00PM

Historian Lynn Hyde will lead a one-hour tour of the historic Sunnyside Cemetery, on Cemetery Road in Coupeville 1-2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7.

Fastpitch team looking for more players | Youth softball

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 8:45AM

Island Tsunami, an '04 U12 girls fastpitch softball team, is looking to add more players to its current roster.

Island County prosecutor recuses himself from jail death review

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 5:18PM

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks announced today that he no longer believes he is the right person to review the April death of Keaton Farris in the Coupeville Jail. In a released statement, Banks said to avoid any perceptions of a conflict of interest that he has requested Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney Dave McEachran perform the review on behalf of his office.

Families don’t always look like they’re related | Sowin 'n' the Trowel

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 3:00PM

What pops into your mind’s eye when you think of honeysuckle? Is it a fragrant vine or is it an arching shrub that makes good hedges and borders?

Taxpayers deserve better from port | Letter

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 7:00PM

I have to say I am utterly astounded by the behavior of two of our three Port of Coupeville commissioners, even though I am aware of the years of struggles, misunderstandings and disagreements between the port and the Farm Management Group.

From one Wolf Pack to another: Coupeville High School grad among academic, spirit leaders at University of Nevada

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 4:00PM

After leaving a positive impression on Coupeville High School, Nathaniel Foote is now planting his imprint on a larger stage, the University of Nevada.

Stolen backpacks among reports to Marshal | Blotter

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal's office responded to the following calls.

Coupeville Wharf tenants to receive return in taxes

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 2:00PM

Tenants at the Coupeville Wharf will see a return of almost $18,000 in taxes paid between 2011 and 2015.

Some Coupeville residents weep over fate of old willow

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 2:00PM

Jim Shank has nothing against a grand weeping willow tree that has shaded the school grounds in Coupeville for more than half a century. However, the superintendent of the Coupeville School District is planning to have the massive tree removed this month because of the danger posed by falling branches.

Boat comes to rescue: Ex-Coast Guard vessel a new force for fire department

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 2:00PM

The fire department upgraded its marine rescue capabilities in a big way, purchasing a sturdy former Coast Guard vessel that is expected to be a force on the water.

Port of Coupeville points to start of lease talks

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Port of Coupeville is moving forward with lease negotiations and plans to manage the Greenbank Farm.

TV’s ‘Pickers’ coming to Whidbey Island

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 2:00PM

Stars of the History Channel show “American Pickers” may be coming to film on Whidbey Island this fall.

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.

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