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Every little bit counts; help team get to $5K | Opinion

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 4:03PM

Each year the community gathers for a day of fun and fundraising for the Gifts from the Heart food bank.

Town gifted waterfront properties

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 8:00PM

The Town of Coupeville’s portfolio is about to get a little bigger. Last week, town council approved the acceptance of two waterfront parcels of land on Northeast Front Street.

Where’s Ebey contest kicks off next week

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 4:02PM

Ebey the Scarecrow will be popping up all over town throughout the month of October for a new promotion sponsored by the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce and the Whidbey Examiner.

Farmers pleased with high Farm Tour attendance

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 6:00PM

Fourth-generation Coupeville farmer Georgie Smith has participated in most of the Whidbey Island Farm Tours.

Steady as it goes, mayor tells town

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 3:28PM

Sales tax revenue in the Town of Coupeville continues to stay steady, reflecting a pretty healthy local economy, Mayor Nancy Conard said.

Donor boosts food bank fundraiser

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 3:27PM

Fundraising for one Harvest Fest Relay Race team is getting a dramatic boost. An anonymous donor offered to match donations up to $10,000 total for the Coupeville High School Drama Troupe.

Getting ready for the Haunting of Coupeville

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 3:26PM

Lyla Snover works on directional scarecrow signs that will be used throughout town next month for the Haunting of Coupeville.

Wolves place 8th in tournament | Volleyball

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:28AM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team finished eighth out of 16 teams at the South Whidbey Invitational Tournament Saturday, Sept. 20.

Martha Rose is out as Island Transit chief

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 11:19AM

The embattled executive director of Island Transit quit Friday after a tense meeting with the board of directors and an hour-long executive session. It was unclear whether the board asked Martha Rose to turn in her keys during the closed-door session, or even whether she retired or resigned. The board members voted unanimously — with Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson participating via speakerphone — to accept Rose’s letter of resignation. Afterward, Rose said she was retiring, not resigning.

Coupeville runs to big win in league opener | Football

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 9:29AM

The Coupeville High School football team found what it was looking for. Chimacum, not so much.

Wolves cruise to win over Orcas Island | Soccer

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:24PM

Getting all of its goals in the first half, the Coupeville High School soccer team dominated from the outset to defeat host Orcas Island 4-0 Thursday, Sept. 18.

Wolves fall in Olympic League debut | Tennis

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:24PM

The Coupeville High School tennis team won the top two singles matches, but Klahowya swept the doubles competition on the way to a 5-2 win in Silverdale Thursday, Sept. 18.

Errors lead to Coupeville loss | Volleyball

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 8:33AM

Orcas Island took advantage of Coupeville High School's unsteady play to defeat the visiting Wolves 3-1 in volleyball Thursday, Sept. 18.

Help needed to build youth center | Opinion

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 3:01PM

By Carmen McFadyen I was fortunate to be raised in a small town in southwestern Kentucky. It was like Coupeville in that it was a small town isolated from large cities. It did, however, provide a safe place to “hang out” with friends.

Creating ‘perfect utilization’: Methodist church will house new activities for Coupeville seniors

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 12:44PM

The Town of Coupeville is partnering with Senior Services and Coupeville United Methodist Church to provide programs and dining for Central Whidbey seniors.

BC works overtime to edge Wolves | Soccer

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 9:24AM

Deep into the second overtime period, Bellevue Christian scored a golden goal to squeak out a 1-0 win over the Coupeville High School soccer team Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Mickey Clark Field.

One lucky couple will win a Whidbey wedding

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:52PM

During spring, summer and fall, Whidbey Island is a popular choice for weddings. Sherrye Wyatt, with Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism, says the island is known as a wedding destination.

Transit needs to look at dependable service | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00PM

Editor, South Whidbey Senior Services recently held a meeting with Island Transit staff to discuss paratransit service cuts.

Be smart when it comes to mitigating jet noise | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 5:00PM

Editor, Here I go again. I am 96 years old and I’m not a mental giant like some of the leaders of the anti-Outlying Field group think they are.

Examiner can help by researching jet issue | Letter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:48PM

Editor, While it may be easy and entertaining to print letters insulting Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, serious questions go unexplored by the Examiner.

Museum fundraiser to honor Shermans

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 9:00PM

No matter how high Roger Sherman gets up in years, he never grows tired of the view of Ebey’s Prairie. It’s something he has enjoyed for a lifetime and is happy that others will be able to admire today and into the future.

Every penny counts in Port preliminary budget

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Port of Coupeville’s preliminary budget was so tight this year that the agency’s director scrutinized just about every penny. Executive Director Tim McDonald said he had to review each line item to balance the $538,000 operating budget.

Marshal responds to dogs locked in cars | Blotter

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00PM

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

Town to ban tobacco in parks, trails

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00PM

Pretty soon, residents will not be allowed to use tobacco products in town parks and trails. Coupeville Town Council held the first reading last week of Ordinance 714, which prohibits smoking tobacco and smoke-free tobacco in all parks and trails established in town code.

Port says not now to WSU proposal

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:35PM

A plan to revamp Greenbank Farm and increase its economic viability won’t be considered by the Port of Coupeville until next year. The plan, presented by Washington State University, aims to push the struggling farm further into the world of “edu-tourism” by providing an active educational facility that could be used by students and visitors alike.

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