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Horse power: Farm tries new tool

  • May 5, 2013 at 9:00AM

The pastoral landscape of Whidbey Island was the scene Wednesday of something that hadn’t been seen for years. Rather than the tractors that dot the landscape of rural Whidbey Island, one man was using two fairly large horses to do some similar work.

Liquor stores struggle with privatization

  • May 3, 2013 at 3:22PM

Nearly a year after a voter approved ballot initiative allowed liquor to be sold in large retail stores, the former state-owned and contract liquor stores on Whidbey are struggling. The liquor store in Oak Harbor closed in late 2012 while contract liquor stores in Coupeville and Freeland saw sales plummet by more than half since privatization went into affect.

Port extends management lease

  • May 5, 2013 at 9:00AM

The commissioners for the Port of Coupeville will provide some legal cover Wednesday for the Greenbank Farm Management Group. The elected board of commissioners will extend the lease the port has with the private organization for the commercial properties at the publicly owned farm until June 3, 2015.

Port critic demands commissioners repay legal fees

  • May 6, 2013 at 9:00AM

In the latest chapter of a squabble that has lasted for several months, a Greenbank resident is asking that commissioners for the Port of Coupeville repay legal costs associated with an incident that took place in February.

Opinion: Bailey bill a step back for society

  • May 5, 2013 at 9:00AM

Last November, Sen. Barbara Bailey (R-Oak Harbor) was elected to Washington Senate District 10, representing all of Island and parts of Snohomish and Skagit counties. She carried a hair under 53 percent of the vote while ousting long-time Democratic Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen. In that same election, Referendum 74 regarding same-sex marriage was approved in Island County by a hair under 53 percent of the vote.

Blankenship leaving is a loss to the port

  • May 5, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, We’ve lost a naturally gifted leader. I was so sorry to see the resignation of Laura Blankenship from the Port. And for there to be a subtle insinuation of negative motives shows only that you don’t really know Laura.

Letter: Port commissioners should repay funds

  • May 4, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, Port of Coupeville commissioners Marshall Bronson and Benye Weber should repay the public funds spent and wasted as a result of the false statements they made at the port’s Feb. 13 public meeting.

Opinion: Power outage a reminder for preparedness

  • May 4, 2013 at 9:00AM

Remember when power outages used to be fun? As a child I got so excited when the power went out. It meant sitting by candlelight, playing games as a family and warming soup on the wood stove.

Cousins spending their ‘best’ year together

  • May 4, 2013 at 9:00AM

Two 18-year-old cousins are living their long-held dream of spending their senior year together and graduating from Coupeville High School.

Lions to raise funds for sight foundation

  • May 3, 2013 at 3:25PM

Members of the Coupeville Lions Club are gathering at Prairie Center-Red Apple, Whidbey Island Bank and the Coupeville Ferry dock to raise funds as part of the annual Lions White Cane Days May 1-5.

Lions blood drive slated for May 16

  • May 4, 2013 at 9:00AM

Coupeville Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at the Coupeville United Methodist Church, 608 N. Main St.

Donations accepted for Coupeville Lions' garage sale

  • May 3, 2013 at 3:23PM

Volunteers for the Coupeville Lions Club are busy accepting donations needed for their annual Garage Sale that takes place in late June at Coupeville Elementary School at the corner of South Main Street and State Highway 20.

Wolves break 3 school records at league meet | Track

  • May 3, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:37PM

Three Coupeville High School track records fell with strong performances by Makana Stone, Madison Tisa-McPhee and the girls relay teams at the Cascade Conference meet at King's Thursday, May 2.

Road work affects ferry traffic in Port Townsend

  • May 2, 2013 at 9:00AM updated May 3, 2013 at 11:12AM

Beginning May 6, from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning, road crews will close one lane of State Highway 20 (East Sims Way) between Washington Street and Harrison Street at the ferry terminal in Port Townsend, and will provide traffic control for alternating traffic, according to information from Washington State Ferries.

Wolves' season suddenly over | Baseball

  • May 3, 2013 at 9:00AM

The Coupeville High School baseball team's season came to a screeching halt when the Wolves lost 5-2 to Nooksack Valley in a losers-out district game at Blaine Thursday, May 2.

Wolves fall 2-1 in district opener | Baseball

  • May 2, 2013 at 12:13PM

The Coupeville High School baseball team will need to get over the pain of a frustrating 2-1 home loss to Lynden Christian in the first round of the district tournament in a hurry.

Coupeville falls to 1st-place Cedarcrest | Softball

  • May 2, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 1:28PM

Cedarcrest held onto first in the Cascade Conference softball standings by stopping host Coupeville 7-3 Wednesday, May 1.

Deja vu: Wolves lose 1-0 | Soccer

  • May 2, 2013 at 11:37AM

The season ended the way it started for the Coupeville High School soccer team, with a 1-0 loss.

New look, better result: Wolves win | Tennis

  • May 2, 2013 at 10:23AM

After squeaking by Lakewood last week, Coupeville High School tennis coach Ken Stange changed his lineup for the rematch, and the Wolves rolled to a 5-0 win in the regular-season finale in Coupeville Tuesday, April 30.

Wolves win, start playoffs | Baseball

  • Apr 30, 2013 at 11:00AM

Coupeville High School baseball team’s 4-2 over Lakewood Monday, April 29, at Robert Sherman Field, thanks in a large part to Josh Bayne, was more than a check in the win column.

Wolves fall to Falcons | Softball

  • Apr 30, 2013 at 8:27AM

Coupeville scored first but the South Whidbey High School softball team scored more often to defeat the Wolves 7-1 Monday, April 29, in Langley.

High winds, rough seas cancel ferry from Coupeville | UPDATED

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 4:24PM

The 9:30 a.m. sailing from Port Townsend and the 10:15 a.m. sailing from Coupeville have been canceled due to high winds and rough seas. Motorists can travel to and from the Olympic Peninsula via the Edmonds/Kingston ferry route and then the Mukilteo/Clinton ferry route.

2 Coupeville runners compete at Lake Washington | Track

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 11:51AM

Coupeville High School track stars Madison Tisa-McPhee and Makana Stone took part in the prestigious 37th annual Lake Washington Invitational track meet Saturday, April 27

Wolves look to lock up home playoff game | Baseball

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 10:47AM

Whether Coupeville earns a coveted home game in the first round of the Northwest District 1A baseball playoffs depends on the outcome of the final regular season games Monday, April 29.

Farmland protected north end of reserve

  • Apr 27, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Apr 29, 2013 at 9:36AM

Island County, the Whidbey Camano Land Trust and several other entities are working with a family to ensure a large swath of property near Penn Cove will remain picturesque farmland. The Muzzall family, the owners of 3 Sisters Beef, negotiated a conservation easement to preserve 113 acres of farmland located north of Penn Cove.

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