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Modified burn ban in effect for Island County

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 12:00PM

The Island County Sheriff's Office has declared that a modified burn ban will take effect at 8 a.m., June 23.

Coach played role in life’s lessons | Letter

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 6:00PM

In reference to Coach Willie Smith retiring from coaching, as a fellow homeschooler, outsider and fairly unconfident baseball player I want to share in the gratitude I have for Coach Smith.

Wants Growlers to move, not Navy base | Letter

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 7:00PM

It’s time for someone to speak up for the people who live around Penn Cove.

Levy is the best outlook for our struggling port | Opinion

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 9:00PM

The Wharf is a public asset, protected and maintained by the Port of Coupeville, a public agency. The key word is “public.”

Coupeville woman weaves years of experience

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 2:00PM

Thirty is an important number for Madeline van der Hoogt these days. She has more than 30 looms in her home used for a weaving school she has run for 30 years — a career she hopes to continue for 30 more.

Coupeville Chamber of Commerce looks to connect members with nonprofits

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 8:00PM

The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce is exploring ways to better serve its membership.

Port of Coupeville project prompts levy discussion

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 3:00PM

News of another big-ticket project coming down the pike for the money-strapped Port of Coupeville prompted brief discussion last week of running a levy lift in the near future.

Greenbank to sell wine shop

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Greenbank Farm Management Group is looking for interested parties to take over its wine shop.

HUB offers Coupeville seniors meals and more

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 7:00PM

For Coupeville seniors like Eileen Billings, attending monthly bingo games at Coupeville’s HUB for seniors is more than an opportunity to score an extra dollar or two. It’s a chance to socialize, enjoy a warm meal with friends and, thanks to the presence of a new information services table, a chance to connect with valuable resources.

Coupeville HUB for Seniors

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 12:00AM

All activities begin at 1 p.m. at the Coupeville United Methodist Church on Main Street. Lunch is served every Wednesday at noon. For more information, contact Glenda Cantrell at or 360-720-2955.

No shortage of horsepower at Coupeville Lions garage sale

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 5:00PM

Four barns filled with donated items for sale, including rider mowers, wood chipper and a boat.

Concerns mount over Island County's critical areas ordinance update

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 4:00PM

The long and drawn-out process of updating the county’s critical areas ordinance continues as the county outlined yet another plan last week.

Fire crews respond to smoldering Front Street deck

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 5:10PM

Firefighters from Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue responded to a commercial fire alarm on Front Street about 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

New Coupeville town planner aiming for better service

  • Jun 10, 2015 at 6:00PM

Every town planner has a specific area he or she is passionate about. For new Coupeville Town Planner Tammy Baraconi, her passion lies with historic preservation.

Madrona ground breaking delayed

  • Jun 10, 2015 at 5:00PM

The Town of Coupeville will not break ground on its Madrona Way road and utility project this week as originally planned.

Coupeville bids seniors adieu

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 4:42PM

Wynter Thorne didn’t want the evening to end. Clutching a bouquet of roses, Thorne was the last of 60 Coupeville High School graduates to leave the gymnasium last Friday night as she savored every last moment.

To battle weeds you must first know them | Sowin' 'n' the Trowel

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

I’m no ancient Chinese fount of wisdom, but I believe wholeheartedly you should get to know all those little rascally plants that keep popping up in your flower beds and call them by their proper names. Here are just a few of them.

Coupeville HUB for Seniors

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

All activities begin at 1 p.m. at the Coupeville United Methodist Church on Main Street. Lunch is served every Wednesday at noon. For more information, contact Glenda Cantrell at or 360-720-2955.

Reserve welcomes new operations manager

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 3:00AM

Roy Zipp has been selected as the new operations manager for Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival volunteers needed

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

The Coupeville Festival Association needs volunteers for the Arts and Crafts Festival in August.

Greenbank safety fair June 14

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

Greenbank Farm will host Central Whidbey’s first Safety Fair noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 14.

Meter error nets Coupeville schools $103K bill

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 6:00AM

The school year might be ending this week in Coupeville, but it will still be a few months until the school district gets caught up paying about $103,000 it owes Puget Sound Energy for roughly eight months of electricity usage.

Greenbank dance raises funds for pride parade

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 5:00AM

Greenbank Farm hosted an LGBTQIA pride community barn dance and Queer Pride Parade fundraiser Friday evening. The second annual Queer Pride Parade in Langley will take place Aug. 2.

Smith retires from coaching, but his impact lives on

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 5:00AM

After 19 years at the helm, Willie Smith stepped aside this spring as the Coupeville High School varsity baseball coach. His impact on the community, however, went far beyond the white lines of Robert Sherman Field.

Coupeville's Class of 2015 celebrates graduation | Slideshow

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 4:25PM

Students from Coupeville High School's Class of 2015 took a big step toward their futures Friday night, graduating during a commencement ceremony inside a muggy gymnasium. Sixty seniors received diplomas following several speeches, including those from four valedictorians.

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