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Stone leads the way for Wolves | Track

  • Apr 12, 2013 at 8:57AM

Makana Stone had a hand (or foot) in three of Coupeville's four wins at a four-team track meet at Sultan Thursday, April 11.

Blue Goose now offering weather tracking

  • Apr 13, 2013 at 9:00AM

One thing is for sure, everybody loves talking about the weather. To give people something to talk about, a Coupeville business owner and amateur meteorologist has a weather station that puts local weather stats on the Internet for everybody to see.

Letter: Focusing on life’s positive achievement

  • Apr 12, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, I ran for the Greenbank commissioner position on the Port of Coupeville because I naively envisioned three elected officials coming together in public meetings with an open mind to thoughtfully and thoroughly discuss issues and reach a consensus on how to proceed. I am sad to say this has not been my experience as your District 3 commissioner for the last 15 months.

Letter: Printing human remains photo was wrong

  • Apr 12, 2013 at 8:00AM

Editor, I just viewed the actual front page of the March 21 Whidbey Examiner and was appalled that the newspaper felt it appropriate to show an image of human remains found on the beach at Coupeville.

Letter: Community made benefit a success

  • Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, With only six short, frenetic days of planning, The Whidbey Slide Relief Fund Benefit was a great success. It is amazing to see an entire island come together for a common cause. It takes a whole community to respond to disaster and the needs of our neighbors.

Editorial: Newspaper’s job is about documentation

  • Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

Several weeks ago The Whidbey Examiner ran a story on its front page about a human jawbone discovered on a beach in Coupeville. Within that story we included a photo provided by one of the young women who found the remains.

Senior Spotlight: Hands-on learner says he loves the outdoors

  • Apr 13, 2013 at 9:00AM

Kole Kellison, a senior at Coupeville High School, is the youngest son of Ray and Christy Kellison, who own the Keystone Café at the Coupeville ferry landing.

Blankenship cites ‘backroom scheming’ in Port of Coupeville resignation

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 3:14PM

After a little more than a year into her six-year term on the commission for the Port of Coupeville, Laura Blankenship resigned this week from her elected position. In a resignation letter she addressed to commission Chairman Marshall Bronson, she accused the head of the three-member elected body and Port of Coupeville Executive Director Jim Patton of using their skills as political operators to the benefit of the Greenbank Farm Management Group rather than port district taxpayers.

Bjork named interim Coupeville superintendent

  • Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

Coupeville School District is currently on its third superintendent for the school year. The Coupeville School Board recently named Lisa Bjork as interim superintendent. Bjork, who was a former superintendent of the South Whidbey School District, was named interim superintendent last month. She will lead the school district until early June when permanent Superintendent Jim Shank takes over.

Workers scramble to restore utilities in Ledgewood

  • Apr 12, 2013 at 8:00AM

Crews have been working 10-hour days for more than a week to restore power to homes near the rubble of the landslide that devastated 1,000 feet of shoreline on Central Whidbey Island. Those work crews are installing a conduit about five feet underground that will carry power, cable and telephone lines to the homes that have been without power since March 27. It is one of the projects underway to restore utilities to affected homes.

Landslide benefit nets $10K for victim relief

  • Apr 12, 2013 at 8:00AM

Whidbey Island residents and business owners came together Saturday to help victims of the March 27 landslide that damaged homes in Ledgewood. Hundreds of well-wishers ventured to Greenbank Farm to listen to live music and raise money for the victims of last month’s natural disaster.

Inslee, other politicians tour Ledgewood landslide

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 3:10PM

Gov. Jay Inslee along with a throng of local, state and federal officials got a first-hand look at the natural disaster that devastated a Central Whidbey neighborhood in March.

High winds cancel Coupeville ferry

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 12:07PM

The 12:30 p.m. sailing from Port Townsend and the 1:15 p.m. sailing from Coupeville on the Port Townsend / Coupeville ferry route are canceled due to high winds, rough seas and heavy vehicle traffic. Alternate routes are the Edmonds/Kingston and Mukilteo/Clinton. Updates will occur when conditions change.

Coupeville's Christophers helps school foundation

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 11:58AM

A fundraiser takes place at the end of April to benefit students in the Coupeville School District. Dine at Christopher's on Whidbey Tuesday, April 30 and 10 percent of the day's proceeds will be donated to the Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools.

Clouse's 1-hitter stops Wolves | Baseball

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 10:46AM

Zander Clouse tossed a five-inning one-hitter as his Archbishop Murphy High School baseball team beat Coupeville 11-1 in Everett Wednesday, April 10.

High winds delay Coupeville ferry

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 10:34AM

All sailings on the Port Townsend / Coupeville ferry route are an estimated 20 minutes behind schedule due to high winds, rough seas and heavy vehicle traffic. Alternate routes are the Edmonds/Kingston and Mukilteo/Clinton. Updates will occur when conditions change.

Ranked Red Wolves topple Coupeville | Soccer

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 10:33AM

Fifth-ranked Cedarcrest stopped the Coupeville High School soccer team 4-0 at Mickey Clark Field Wednesday, April 10.

Wolves knock off Tigers | Tennis

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 9:10AM

After a two-match skid, the Coupeville High School tennis team resumed its winning ways with a 5-2 triumph at Granite Falls Tuesday, April 9.

High winds cancel sailings on Port Townsend / Coupeville ferry

  • Apr 10, 2013 at 3:03PM

The 2:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. ferry sailings from Port Townsend and the 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. sailings from Coupeville have been canceled due to inclement weather. Vehicles and passengers are advised to take the Mukilteo/Clinton and Kingston/Edmonds as alternate routes. Updates will occur as conditions change.

Falcon miscues aid Wolves' win | Softball

  • Apr 9, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 1:29PM

Taking advantage of South Whidbey's generosity, the Coupeville High School softball team slipped by the visiting Falcons 11-8 Monday, April 8.

First-place Wildcats stop Wolves | Baseball

  • Apr 9, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 1:29PM

Archbishop Thomas Murphy scored four runs in each of the first two innings to cruise by the Coupeville High School baseball team 13-2 at Robert Sherman Field Monday, April 8.

Knights clip Coupeville with late goals | Soccer

  • Apr 9, 2013 at 9:27AM

Two late goals broke up a close soccer match as King's defeated Coupeville 3-1 at Mickey Clark Field Monday, April 8.

Dance group gathers for foot-stompin’ good time

  • Jan 31, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Apr 8, 2013 at 3:54PM

It’s toe-tapping fun that has been on Whidbey Island for 40 years, and members of the Whidbey Whirlers would like to share the pleasure of square dancing with anyone who’s willing to learn. “It’s fun set to music,” said square dance fan Harold Gates, 87.

Cheerleaders share Wolf spirit with Coupeville Pups

  • Feb 7, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Apr 8, 2013 at 3:53PM

Wolf Pack Pride invaded Coupeville Elementary School recently, and its adorability quotient skyrocketed. Coupeville High School cheer coach Cheridan Eck and her team hosted a junior cheer camp the past four weeks (one day a week) for youngsters from kindergarten through the fifth grade, and 76 girls took part.

Coupeville student serves as legislative page

  • Feb 7, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Apr 8, 2013 at 3:53PM

Brian Norris served as a legislative page for the House of Representatives in Olympia the week of January 14-18.

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