Story Archives

Archive Results — 926 thru 950 of about 2525 items

Duck and Cover: the invaders have arrived | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 9:00PM

The annual summer invasion of the Rock has begun. There are creepy, curious, voracious creatures everywhere, and I’m not talking about tented caterpillars littering our footsteps. Squish, squish, squish.

Please be respectful with your fireworks | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

Editor, Every year, animals and people have a hard time with the extremely frightening noise of the fireworks. A lot of veterans can’t deal with what sounds like assault rifles. As Jill Johnson says, this is a Navy island.

Thanks to those who helped work in garden | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:33PM

Editor, On Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m., 27 generous people converged on the gardens in front of the Island County Museum.

Auction July 5 to share deceased artist’s legacy

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

As Bret Holmes stepped on to his back lawn, he headed directly toward the property’s edge and an unobstructed backdrop of blue sky and water that didn’t seem to end.

Crowds race for deals at annual sale

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:26PM

It was a mad dash Saturday morning as crowds gathered at Coupeville Middle School to claim treasures at the annual Coupeville Lions Garage Sale. As the clock struck 9 a.m., a horn sounded and the frenzy began.

New county commissioner appointed

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:19PM

Aubrey Vaughan was selected as interim Island County commissioner last week. He said during his interviews with commissioners that he wants to rebuild the connection between Camano and Whidbey islands and help the county through this year’s budget process.

Town takes steps to turn part of Front Street one-way

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:16PM

Officials with the Town of Coupeville are taking necessary steps to turn part of Front Street into a one-way road. Town council read the first reading of an ordinance that will change Front Street, starting at North Main Street all the way to Northeast Ninth Street, to a one-way road for eastbound traffic only.

Sharing a love of the sea: Charter tours owner sets sail for chamber

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:15PM

Mark Saia says he wants to wear a pirate outfit to his wedding. “That’s why we’re not married yet,” he joked.

Whidbey team wins | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:42PM

Overcoming an extra-inning loss in the first round, the Whidbey Island Junior (13/14) baseball team bounced back with a 13-0 drubbing of Anacortes Tuesday, July 1, in the District 11 tournament in Anacortes.

Softball falls at district; 9/10 baseball wins | CWLL

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 3:19PM

Anacortes eliminated the Central/South Whidbey Little League 11/12 softball team from the District 11 tournament with an 18-8 win in five innings at Oak Harbor's Volunteer Park Monday, June 30.

Whidbey team drops district opener | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:49AM

The combined North/Central/South Whidbey 13/14 Junior Little League baseball team opened the district playoffs with a tough loss, falling 3-2 in nine innings to Sedro-Woolley Monday, June 30, in Anacortes.

Little League teams open tournament play

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

District 11 Little League tournament action began this weekend, and the combined Central and South Whidbey 9/10 softball team won two games and is close to locking up a trip to the state tournament.

Vaughan named interim Island County commissioner, wants to fix 'disconnnect'

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 10:31AM

Aubrey Vaughan of Camano Island was selected Tuesday to fill the District 3 seat. After interviewing three candidates at a special session, Commissioners Jill Johnson and Helen Price Johnson deliberated for roughly 15 minutes in closed session before voting on their selection.

Etzell adds first-team, all-state honor | Baseball

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 11:29AM

Coupeville High School's Ben Etzell tacked on another honor to his celebrated senior baseball season when he was named to the Washington State Coaches Association all-state team Tuesday, June 24.

Creepy crawlies vital to environmental cycles | Sowin' the trowel

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:00PM

This Northwest native is finally creeped out by creepy crawlies.

There are checks and balances for a reason | Opinion

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00PM

Recently, the Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife caught a group of people harvesting significantly more clams than they were allowed.

Thanks to businesses for supporting schools | Letter

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, The Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools would again like to send a huge thank you to the businesses who have participated in our Dine Out 4 Kids and Shop 4 Kids fundraising program — Ciao!, The Honey Bear, Aqua Gifts, Christopher’s, Front Street Grill, The Knead and Feed and Kapaws Iskreme.

Bell’s Farm offers weeks of sweet treats

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00PM

When strawberries are in season on Whidbey Island, Colleen VanDyke knows that her phone will start ringing between 7 and 7:30 each morning.

Caller complains of boat noise | Blotter

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

New police cruisers mark changes to town marshal

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 6:00PM

The new Coupeville marshal’s office is almost complete. Marshal Rick Norrie drove into town Monday in one of two brand new Dodge Chargers that will wear decals with a fresh, new design designating the Marshal’s Office.

Police seize 230 lbs of illegally harvested clams from Coupeville beach

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:00PM

State and local officials confiscated more than 230 pounds of illegally harvested clams from South Madrona Beach June 14.

Ex-deputy takes plea bargain

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00PM

Hodges Gowdey agreed to a plea bargain Monday, one day before he was set to go to trial on two felony charges related to a 2007 incident. The former Coupeville deputy marshal pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, a gross misdemeanor charge, in Island County Superior Court.

Coupeville players help Oak Harbor Babe Ruth team

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

It says “Oak Harbor Baseball” across the front of their jerseys, but make no mistake, some of these ball players are Coupeville Wolves.

Hot dog stand opening daily

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 4:18PM

Coupe’s Last Stand, the town’s only mobile food vendor, will be open seven days a week starting this week, said owner Vickie Chambers.

Island Artists hold annual art show June 27-29, raffling off original Whidbey piece

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 4:17PM

Island Artists is holding its annual art show Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29 at the Coupeville Recreation Hall.

Read the Aug 27
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates