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Unhappy with port’s Greenbank Farm vote | Letter

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00PM

Ah! Thank you, Port of Coupeville commissioners. Finally, you have shown your true nature; blatant tyranny, clear collusion and hit and run tactics.

Social program turns 50 this week | Letter

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

On July 30 one of our nation’s most valuable and popular social programs turns 50. Signed into law by President Johnson, the program currently covers 55 million Americans — people aged 65 and older and younger people with permanent disabilities.

Port needs the Greenbank Farm to be self sufficient | Guest Column

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Port of Coupeville, after having been in negotiation with the Greenbank Farm Management Group for more than one year has come to a point of impasse.

Wolves scrimmage Lakeside | Football

  • Jul 28, 2015 at 9:07AM

The Coupeville High School football team hosted Lakeside in a scrimmage Saturday, July 25, at Mickey Clark Field.

Lots of heat, little rain wear a gardener out | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 9:00PM

If you thought this summer would be a great time to buy a bunch of trees or shrubs, gather together a hoard of your favorite annual and perennial flowers or completely revamp your landscaping, my heart goes out to you.

Seats open on ferry council for Island County

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 8:00PM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Coupeville Ferry Committee and Clinton Ferry Committee.

Who are these people who like the decision? | Letter

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 7:00PM

The commissioners — two with an agenda and short on ethics — one a stand-up guy. The management group — given a raw deal.

Greenbank decision not done in good faith | Letter

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 6:00PM

I write to express my dissatisfaction with the action taken by the Port of Coupeville Board of Commissioners on July 8.

Commissioners should right Greenbank wrong | Letter

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 5:00PM

I implore Marshall Bronson to undo this terrible wrong. A less than perfect plan is far better than no plan at all.

Greenbank Farm to hold Renaissance festival

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 4:00PM

Greenbank Farm will transcend time during the island’s first Renaissance festival on Saturday, July 25.

Whidbey General Hospital cited for lack of nursing plan

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

The state Department of Health cited Whidbey General Hospital for violating a state law designed to ensure nurses and hospitals work together to create nurse staffing plans that keep patients safe.

Town gears up for Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival will flood the streets next weekend with artist vendors, music and food.

Whidbey Island Race Week a viewer spectacle

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

Whidbey Island Race Week is making its 33rd annual splash this week, drawing visitors to the island for competitive racing that is billed as the premier sailboat racing event in the Pacific Northwest.

Whidbey General Hospital cited by state for staffing plan lapse

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 8:35PM

The state Department of Health cited Whidbey General Hospital for violating a state law designed to ensure nurses and hospitals work together to create nurse staffing plans that keep patients safe.

Race the Reserve returns to Ebey's Prairie

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 5:00AM

What better way to provide safe and sober graduation activities for Coupeville High School seniors than through an event that promotes good health and well-being?

Greenbank Farm tenants worry about future leases

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jul 17, 2015 at 12:18PM

With management plans for the Greenbank Farm up in the air, tenants are feeling anxious about the future.

Must speak up against unethical power play | Letter

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 7:00PM

For the past two years, the port and the Greenbank Farm Management Group have worked on a new agreement to run the farm. Negotiations were completed and documents under final legal review. Port commissioners John Carr and Marshall Bronson have pulled out the rug from under the two-plus years process that had culminated in the agreement reached.

Decision was unbecoming of port officials | Opinion

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

After years and years of on-again, off-again relations, quiet grumbling and likely more than a few private fantasies of more financially profitable partnerships, Port of Coupeville commissioners this week abruptly cut ties with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

Washington State Senate approves historic tuition reduction bill

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

In the final days of the 2015 legislative session, Senate budget negotiators fought to include working-family tax relief in the form of a nationally unprecedented college tuition reduction.

Port of Coupeville ends negotiations with farm management

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Greenbank Farm community is still reeling from the shock of a 2-1 vote by the Port of Coupeville last week to terminate negotiations with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

A new captain at the helm for Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 3:00PM

Jerry Helm celebrated his promotion to captain during a pinning ceremony at Central Whidbey Fire’s Race Road station July 9 — exactly a week after celebrating his 36th birthday.

Friends of Ebey’s host summer picnic

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

For many Whidbey residents, Ebey’s Landing is beloved not only for its scenic beauty, but for its symbolism of a legacy of heritage, preservation and community.

Central Whidbey's protest of state loss denied | 9/10 Softball

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 8:42AM

Central Whidbey’s protest in the 9/10 Little League state softball tournament in Vancouver was denied late Monday, July 13, and the Coupeville team was eliminated with a 14-11 loss to Northeast Seattle.

Central Whidbey eliminated from playoffs | 11/12 Baseball

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 3:27AM

Central Whidbey’s 11/12 Little League baseball team lost 9-7 to host South Whidbey Monday, July 13, and was eliminated from the district tournament.

Central Whidbey protests loss at state | 9/10 Softball

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 3:35AM

Central Whidbey lost 14-11 to East Seattle at the state 9/10 Little League softball tournament Sunday, July 12, in Vancouver.

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