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Coupeville bids seniors adieu

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 4:42PM

Wynter Thorne didn’t want the evening to end. Clutching a bouquet of roses, Thorne was the last of 60 Coupeville High School graduates to leave the gymnasium last Friday night as she savored every last moment.

To battle weeds you must first know them | Sowin' 'n' the Trowel

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

I’m no ancient Chinese fount of wisdom, but I believe wholeheartedly you should get to know all those little rascally plants that keep popping up in your flower beds and call them by their proper names. Here are just a few of them.

Coupeville HUB for Seniors

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

All activities begin at 1 p.m. at the Coupeville United Methodist Church on Main Street. Lunch is served every Wednesday at noon. For more information, contact Glenda Cantrell at or 360-720-2955.

Reserve welcomes new operations manager

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 3:00AM

Roy Zipp has been selected as the new operations manager for Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival volunteers needed

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

The Coupeville Festival Association needs volunteers for the Arts and Crafts Festival in August.

Greenbank safety fair June 14

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00AM

Greenbank Farm will host Central Whidbey’s first Safety Fair noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 14.

Meter error nets Coupeville schools $103K bill

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 6:00AM

The school year might be ending this week in Coupeville, but it will still be a few months until the school district gets caught up paying about $103,000 it owes Puget Sound Energy for roughly eight months of electricity usage.

Greenbank dance raises funds for pride parade

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 5:00AM

Greenbank Farm hosted an LGBTQIA pride community barn dance and Queer Pride Parade fundraiser Friday evening. The second annual Queer Pride Parade in Langley will take place Aug. 2.

Smith retires from coaching, but his impact lives on

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 5:00AM

After 19 years at the helm, Willie Smith stepped aside this spring as the Coupeville High School varsity baseball coach. His impact on the community, however, went far beyond the white lines of Robert Sherman Field.

Coupeville's Class of 2015 celebrates graduation | Slideshow

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 4:25PM

Students from Coupeville High School's Class of 2015 took a big step toward their futures Friday night, graduating during a commencement ceremony inside a muggy gymnasium. Sixty seniors received diplomas following several speeches, including those from four valedictorians.

We salute the flag and then argue about it | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Jun 4, 2015 at 11:47AM

I am struck by how patriotic we Rock dwellers are. That’s not to say our brothers and sisters in America don’t love the red, white and blue as much or support our troops with equal passion or, for that matter, pay as many – or often more — taxes.

Graduating seniors celebrate down Main Street during annual parade | Slideshow

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 11:37AM

A small lineup of automobiles escorted by the Coupeville Town Marshal made its way down Main Street Thursday as Coupeville High School's Class of 2015 participated in the traditional senior parade.

Volunteers clean up Crockett Lake reserve

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 11:29AM

Six volunteers, Tom Cahill, Candy Charlwood, Paul Bigelow and Chris Holt, braved the sun to remove blackberries from the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s Crockett Lake East Preserve. To learn how to volunteer with the Land Trust, visit or call 360-222-3310.

Bayne, Curtin, Stone named Coupeville's top athletes

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 8:54AM

Seniors Josh Bayne and Aaron Curtin and junior Makana Stone, Coupeville High School's Athletes of the Year for 2014-15, are, obviously, good athletes.

Trumbull, Myers earn scholarships

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 8:13AM

Coupeville High School seniors Aaron Trumbull and Julia Myers received the Scholar-Athlete Awards for 2014-15.

Starfish are rebounding after disease nearly wipes them out

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 7:00PM

Sea stars around Whidbey Island are making a slow recovery after the effects of a deadly disease wiped out millions of them over the past year.

Column accurately portrayed division | Letter

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 11:18AM

Editor, I’ve been gone from Coupeville for three years now, but I smiled and had to shake my head as I read Harry Anderson’s column about the dividing line between North and South Whidbey and the language used to describe it.

Thanks to all who helped with surprise | Letter

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 11:16AM

Editor, For the past 43 years Ken Hofkamp and his staff at Prairie Center Red Apple have provided outstanding service and generous support for our community. On Saturday, May 16, a jolly group of community members gathered at the store to show their gratitude with a surprise appreciation for Ken and his staff.

Paving project at Deception Pass starting next week

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 11:14AM

The paving project from Frostad Road to Sharpes corner will begin June 8 and will include five nights of full closures for Deception Pass and Canoe Pass in mid-July or August.

Count reveals homeless numbers

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 6:00PM

Nearly half of Island County’s homeless are working. This fact is one of several revelations discussed in recent weeks with Island County commissioners as the result of the 2015 point-in-time count performed in January.

New Coupeville antique store aims for novelty

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 5:00PM

Collecting things with unique histories has been an occupation for Kim Christianson nearly her entire life.

Phone scams an ongoing problem, says town marshal

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 4:00PM

With the growing trend of fraudulent phone calls happening across the nation, the Coupeville Marshal’s Office is taking a proactive approach to better educate local residents.

Coupeville named top 100 small town

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 3:00PM

Coupeville was named this week as one of the country’s 100 best small towns in 2015. The list, compiled by, recognized cities and towns that have that tight-knit community feel, but also have amenities expected in larger cities.

Coupeville seniors graduate Friday

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 2:00PM

The commencement ceremony for Coupeville High School’s 115th graduating class will take place at 6 p.m. Friday in the school’s gymnasium.

Sky's the limit: Coupeville’s Top 10 seniors share bonds, memories along their journey

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 2:00PM

Their ties to Coupeville are deep-rooted as are the connections they hold with each other and their small community.

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