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Visitors coming to Coupeville despite Skagit bridge collapse

  • May 24, 2013 at 1:08PM

Owners of lodging establishments in and around Coupeville aren't seeing a large loss of Memorial Day weekend business in the wake of the Skagit River Bridge collapse Thursday evening on Interstate 5 in Mount Vernon.

Skagit River bridge collapses

  • May 23, 2013 at 9:09PM

The four-lane Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River collapsed about 7 p.m. Thursday, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the Washington State Patrol said.

NAS Whidbey starting new community comment system May 28

  • May 23, 2013 at 2:36PM

In an effort to improve service to local communities, and enhance focus on airfield safety, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is establishing a new comment line and email address where community members can express their thoughts, concerns and issues beginning May 28.

Port sorts out laundry list of construction projects

  • May 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

With both the Coupeville Wharf and the Greenbank Farm in need of some TLC, leaders for the Port of Coupeville are prioritizing potential maintenance projects.

Coupeville Town Council to talk police Tuesday

  • May 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

The Coupeville Town Council Tuesday will continue discussions about the future of law enforcement in the historic town.

County to hold special election filing period

  • May 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

The conclusion of filing week saw nobody filing for candidacy for 14 offices throughout Island County.

Two vie for open seat with Port of Coupeville

  • May 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

With a ballot mostly filled with uncontested races on Central Whidbey Island, the Port of Coupeville is one of two contested races in the November general election. Two of three seats are up for election this year and both have two people vying to fill the spot.

Letter: Won’t support paper in support of Him

  • May 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, I am sorry to hear that you felt allowing the Jesus depiction was a valid opinion. Do you seem to show a bias yourself when you say that the owner of Arlene’s Flowers’ perception of Jesus was “skewed?”

Sharing Culture: Tribes, Coupeville join in celebrating annual water festival

  • May 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

Rain or shine, sleek tribal canoes glided through Penn Cove Saturday during the Penn Cove Water Festival.

Christine Fields 15th, brother Austin 29th at state | Golf

  • May 23, 2013 at 8:21AM

Coupeville High School's Christine Fields finished 15th and brother Austin 29th in the 1A state golf tournaments at Lake Spanaway Golf Course Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21 and 22.

Cascade Conference honors 12 Wolves

  • May 22, 2013 at 11:52AM

Twelve Coupeville High School athletes earned all-Cascade Conference honors for the 2013 spring season.

Fields siblings make cut at state | Golf

  • May 22, 2013 at 10:54AM

Coupeville High School's Austin and Christine Fields made the cut after the first day of the state 1A golf tournament Tuesday, May 21, at Lake Spanaway.

Hard work leads to academic and athletic success for Coupeville pair

  • May 23, 2013 at 11:00AM

Society tries to shove people into stereotypical molds. Fortunately, not everyone conforms to these casts, such as Coupeville High School seniors Amanda d’Almeida and Cole Weinstein.

Records fall as Wolves earn state berths | Track

  • May 20, 2013 at 11:00AM

Record-setting performances helped five Coupeville High School track team members qualify for the state track meet with top-six finishes at the tri-district championships Saturday, May 18, at King's High School in Shoreline.

Records fall as Wolves earn state berths | Track

  • May 20, 2013 at 10:45AM

Record-setting performances helped five Coupeville High School track team members qualify for the state track meet with top-six finishes at the tri-district championships Saturday, May 18, at King's High School in Shoreline.

Whidbey General Hospital bond in the works

  • May 16, 2013 at 3:53PM

Leaders at Whidbey General Hospital are gathering information to possibly run a new bond that would pay for renovating and expanding the hospital’s Coupeville campus. Hospital commissioner Ron Wallin proposed during Monday’s hospital board meeting that hospital administration re-evaluate a bond that taxpayers would have to approve to finance the project.

Coupeville's Penn Cove Water Festival kicks off Saturday

  • May 17, 2013 at 8:52AM

The Penn Cove Water Festival welcomes Native American canoe clubs to race on Saturday, May 18, for the 22nd annual celebration at the Coupeville Wharf. Held in downtown Coupeville, the festival allows guests to relive history while honoring ancestors and those who first hosted the festival in the 1930s. The event was an annual affair until it was cancelled during World War II and then resumed 21 years ago.

Coupeville runners qualify for tri-district finals | Track

  • May 17, 2013 at 8:38AM

Coupeville High School's Josiah Campbell, Makana Stone and Madison Tisa-McPhee all secured berths for the finals at the tri-district track meet after the preliminary rounds Thursday, May 16, at King's.

Early morning fire destroys North Whidbey mobile home

  • May 16, 2013 at 11:00AM updated May 17, 2013 at 8:09AM

A fire of unknown origin claimed a mobile home on North Whidbey this morning. The blaze is believed to have started sometime after midnight in a single-wide trailer at the back of an undeveloped lot on Van Dam Road. Firefighters worked to extinguish the flames for at least an hour, but the building was completely destroyed.

Whidbey need not be Alcatraz for animals

  • May 21, 2013 at 10:00AM

Recently I attended a conference where a fellow attendee joked that I live on Alcatraz for animals because, “You don’t have any model programs in place.” His region qualified for Maddie’s Funds after adopting the Asilomar Accords, a nationally recognized system of animal data reporting. “Since 1999, Maddie’s Fund has awarded animal welfare organizations and universities $118 million to save animal lives,” according to their site. But no one qualifies without adopting the Asilomar Accords and developing formal collaborations among shelters, rescues, government entities, and the veterinary community in a defined region.

Public service requires public involvement | Editorial

  • May 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Next week, Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard will deliver her annual “State of the Town” address. She will speak 6 p.m. Monday at Christopher’s restaurant on Coveland Street. During her presentation Conard will talk about sales and lodging taxes and how those are a good indicator of how the town is doing financially.

Port of Coupeville considers reducing terms

  • May 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

The commissioners for the Port of Coupeville will start talking next month about possibly reducing the length of term they serve. Members of the three-member board currently serve six years, but because of recent legislation that was approved by the state, they are considering reducing the term to four years.

Port of Coupeville selects Diamanti to replace Blankenship

  • May 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville appointed Mike Diamanti May 8 to fill a vacancy left by Laura Blankenship when she announced her resignation last month. Diamanti ran for the post in November 2011; however Blankenship garnered more than 59 percent of the vote.

Anonymous Coupeville statue cleaner remains a mystery

  • May 16, 2013 at 4:09PM

The members of the Coupeville Garden Club are still wondering who took time to clean a statue at Cook Corner Park located on North Main Street near the town’s historic downtown. Whoever cleaned the statue did a great job. Garden club members want to thank the good samaritan.

Coupeville mayor to give ‘State of the Town’ address

  • May 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard will give her annual “State of the Town” address 6 p.m. Monday at Christopher’s on Whidbey. Attendees will dine on heavy hors d’oeuvre prior to the presentation. Conard said she will give an overview of the town’s economic indicators — sales tax, hotel/motel tax and real estate tax.

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