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Deputies respond to fraud situation | Blotter

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:02PM

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

Hospital critic eyes board seat

  • May 6, 2015 at 7:00PM

One of the biggest critics of Whidbey General Hospital leadership is hoping to join the team. Greenbank resident and blogger Rob Born announced his intention to run for a seat on the hospital board Tuesday.

Looking forward to political season on the Rock this year | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:00PM

It must be something in the air that makes it so difficult for us Rock dwellers to agree on anything. Maybe it’s another effect of pollen from evergreen trees. In addition to sinusitis.

Administration cut at schools was right call | Opinion

  • May 6, 2015 at 8:00PM

It was a difficult decision, but it was the right one. Jim Shank, superintendent of the Coupeville School District, and the school board decided that Larry Walsh will not be retained as principal of the high school and middle school in the face of declining enrollment necessitating staff cuts.

Challenge yourself to learn about vets | Letter

  • May 6, 2015 at 2:49PM

Editor, Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 for the public to demonstrate its appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members past and present.

Thanks to those who support our schools | Letter

  • May 6, 2015 at 2:47PM

Editor, Thank you. On behalf of the students, staff and Board of Directors of the Coupeville School District, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to district voters for participating in the April 28 capital projects levy election. Although we must wait until May 12 for final certification, it appears that the levy has passed with a 55 percent “yes” vote. This is wonderful news for our students and for our community.

Water Festival seeking bread for hospitality gesture

  • May 6, 2015 at 6:00PM

Tribes from all over the region will gather in Coupeville Saturday, May 16 for a day to celebrate the area’s connection with Native American heritage.

Hearts & Hammers chips away at 17 community service projects

  • May 6, 2015 at 4:00PM

The last thing Dave Kelleher wanted to do was tangle with bees. But after John Schisel got finished sawing through a section of siding and removed it, bees emerged from the exposed insulation, sending both general contractors scurrying for a can of insect repellent.

Pay phone disappearance leaves some wondering

  • May 6, 2015 at 7:00PM

Some of the downtown business community were scratching their heads last week, wondering what happened to the pay phone on Front Street.

Musselfest named top event by state organization

  • May 7, 2015 at 12:00AM

The Penn Cove Musselfest this week was named the top promotional event of the year by the Washington State Main Street Program.

Suva sails home: Historic vessel returns to Cove

  • May 6, 2015 at 2:09PM

The Suva has finally come home. The 90-year-old schooner, originally contracted by a prominent Whidbey businessman, has traveled around the Pacific Northwest only to return to her native waters.

Coupeville captures conference crown | Tennis

  • May 5, 2015 at 2:20PM

Toiling in near anonymity, the Coupeville High School tennis team celebrated Senior Day by wrapping up the Olympic League championship with a 6-1 win over visiting Chimacum Monday, May 4.

BC gets by Wolves | Softball

  • May 5, 2015 at 2:19PM

Bellevue Christian defeated host Coupeville 13-4 in a softball nonleague game Monday, May 4, but the score is not a fair indicator of the game, according to coach Deanna Rafferty.

Wolves lose to 1st-place Eagles | Soccer

  • May 5, 2015 at 2:08PM

League-leading Klahowya blanked the Coupeville High School soccer team 5-0 Monday, May 4, at Mickey Clark Field.

Wolves fall to CWA | Soccer

  • May 4, 2015 at 10:04AM

Charles Wright Academy punched in three second-half goals to defeat the Coupeville High School soccer team 3-1 in a nonleague match Saturday, May 2, at Mickey Clark Field.

Relay team collects win | Track

  • May 4, 2015 at 9:45AM

The Coupeville High School track team picked up a win from an unusual source at the 21-team Bellevue Christian Invitational Saturday, May 2, at Interlake High School.

Everyone lends helping hand in Wolves' win | Baseball

  • May 4, 2015 at 9:20AM

A strong pitching performance from freshman Hunter Smith and hits from throughout the lineup carried the Coupeville High School baseball team to a 12-2 five-inning win at Port Townsend Friday, May 1.

Wolves rip Redhawks Softball

  • May 4, 2015 at 8:51AM

McKayla Bailey smacked a first-inning home run to get thing started for the Coupeville High School softball team in its 17-7 six-inning win at Port Townsend Friday, May 1.

Larsen to visit Coupeville Monday

  • May 1, 2015 at 3:38PM

Rep. Rick Larsen will be visiting Coupeville the afternoon of Monday, May 4.

District cuts principal due to enrollment

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 1, 2015 at 3:03PM

It’s the sort of announcement a school superintendent never wants to make. Jim Shank, superintendent of the Coupeville School District, said at Monday night’s school board meeting that continued declining enrollment would result in the reduction of 4.5 staff positions beginning in the fall.

Wolves win pair of matches at Klahowya | Tennis

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:30PM

An act of sportsmanship by Klahowya Secondary School girls tennis coach Bruce Pemberton helped Coupeville take two matches from the Eagles in Silverdale Thursday, April 30.

Redhawks edge Wolves | Soccer

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:30PM

Coupeville High School scored the first and last goal, but Port Townsend scored three in between to edge the Wolves 3-2 Thursday, April 30, at Mickey Clark Field.

Stone, Martin post wins for Wolves | Track

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:07AM

Coupeville's Makana Stone won three events and Dalton Martin took two in a five-team track meet at Port Townsend Thursday, April 30.

Cookin' in the Kettles returns Sunday, May 3 | Whidbey Island Bicycle Club

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:06AM

The Whidbey Island Bicycle Club will host its annual Cookin' in the Kettle event Sunday, May 3, at Fort Ebey State Park.

Madrona Way project expected to start June 7

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Apr 30, 2015 at 3:17PM

Town of Coupeville is hoping to break ground this summer on a road and utility project on Madrona Way. Town Council approved a budget and timeline for the project Tuesday with hopes of starting phase one of the project June 7.

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