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Letter: Fair board spent too much money on plan

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Since moving to Whidbey Island nine years ago, a repeated theme coming from Island County is that of lack of funding for critical issues, crime prevention, public health, the court system, etc.

Digital subs are the next wave for newspapers

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

For nearly 20 years, The Whidbey Examiner has been providing loyal readers with coverage they can count on. The industry has been transformed many times over the decades, incorporating websites and, later, social media.

Gray whales return to Sound

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 7:00AM

The “Saratoga” gray whales have returned to Whidbey and Camano island waters for their annual three-month feeding foray in Puget Sound.

Ebey’s board against pot restrictions

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve said that farmers should be able to grow and process recreational marijuana within the area if they wish.

‘Creep’ reportedly scoping houses

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

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

Potty fight bubbles to surface

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association plans to raise a little bit of a stink over bathrooms. The group of merchants plans to ask the Town Council to reopen the town’s public restrooms during festivals on a limited basis.

Etzell fans 15 but Wolves fall 1-0 | Baseball

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 1:26PM

Wasting a brilliant pitching performance by Ben Etzell, the Coupeville High School baseball team lost 1-0 in nine innings to visiting Cedarcrest Monday, April 7.

Coupeville shoots down Falcons | Softball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 12:00PM

Using big innings to start and finish the game, the Coupeville High School softball team earned its second win of the season, both at the expense of rival South Whidbey, with a 9-5 win in Langley Friday, April 4.

Wolves add another 2-1 win | Soccer

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 11:00AM

Scores of 2-1 are becoming a habit for the Coupeville High School soccer team, and that's fine with coach Kyle Nelson as long as the "2" is on the Wolves' side of the scoreboard.

Murphy takes 3 from Coupeville | Baseball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:32AM

The Coupeville High School baseball team entered the season with hopes of winning the Cascade Conference crown. Defending champion Archbishop Murphy squashed those dreams by sweeping a three-game series from the Wolves last week, including an 11-0 drubbing Friday, April 4, in Everett.

Concert to benefit Oso landslide victim

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Apr 5, 2014 at 7:16AM

The feeling of loss over the lives taken in the Oso landslide hit home on Whidbey Island. And residents on the island are rallying to help. A benefit concert is planned for Friday night, April 4, at the Roller Barn in Oak Harbor to help Seth Jefferds, an Oso resident who lost his wife and granddaughter during the March 22 mudslide.

Hearts and Hammers is seeking sponsors

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:00AM

Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers is looking for sponsors to help make its annual workday more beneficial to the community.

Forever Fund making memories

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

Kathy Baxter is a punch list away from completing her dream home. As she walks through her newly preserved and renovated historic farmhouse in Ebey’s Landing National historical Reserve this week, she ponders how all the stars aligned at just the right time.

Letter: Submit comments to protect wildlife health

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:48PM

Editor, For years scientists have wondered why whales, for no apparent reason, would choose to cast themselves out of the water to die of dehydration on some beach.

Opinion: Communities really come together when tragedy strikes

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:48PM

When tragedy strikes, communities pull together to support one another. While the Oso landslide didn’t happen on Whidbey Island, it did affect some in the community.

Police respond to bald eagle accident

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls: Monday, March 24 1:17 p.m., a caller reported a subject was panhandling in the parking lot at Whidbey General Hospital.

Coupeville man kicked out of court

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

A judge kicked a 33-year-old Coupeville man out of court last week for repeated angry outbursts.

2036 regional population projection unrolled

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:42PM

Island County planners estimate that Island County will grow by nearly 10,000 people by the year 2036.

Vendors gear up for first 2014 farmers market

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:39PM

Linda Bartlett could sense by the warmth on her face that the season was changing. If not that, a certain spring in the steps of her chickens was another sign.

Wolves can't wrestle 1st from Murphy | Baseball

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

The road to the Cascade Conference baseball pennant goes through Archbishop Murphy, and Coupeville is finding the path full of pot holes.

First-place Tigers defeat Wolves | Softball

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 11:00AM

Granite Falls upped its Cascade Conference record to 6-0 by defeating the host Coupeville High School softball team 12-3 Wednesday, April 2.

Lakewood edges Wolves | Soccer

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 9:42AM

Lakewood squeaked out a 2-1 win over the Coupeville High School soccer team Tuesday, April 1, in Arlington.

Opportunistic Murphy tips Wolves | Baseball

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 10:56AM

The Archbishop Murphy baseball team cashed in on its opportunities and Coupeville didn't in the Wildcats' 5-1 win Monday, March 31, in Everett.

Cougars blast past Coupeville | Softball

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

Lakewood hit a home run in each of the first three innings to power its way to 9-1 softball win over Coupeville High School Monday, March 31.

Defense leads Wolves to win over Falcons | Soccer

  • Mar 31, 2014 at 9:18AM

South Whidbey collected more chances but the Coupeville High School soccer team collected more points in a 2-1 win over the rival Falcons Friday, March 28, at Mickey Clark Field.

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