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12th man storms Deception Pass Bridge

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 3:29PM

Deception Pass Bridge got a heavy dose of the 12th man Saturday as approximately 150 Seattle Seahawks fans held a rally on and around the bridge. Fans gathered at the iconic bridge to show their support for the region’s playoff-bound NFL team. Many of the fans were from Whidbey Island.

Opinion: Investing in new rec hall furnace is a smart decision

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:16PM

There aren’t a whole lot of spaces on Central Whidbey that can accommodate larger meeting groups and events.

Whidbey General Hospital home health earns award for patient satisfaction

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:15PM

Whidbey General Hospital’s Home Healthcare Department earned a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

Work moves forward to promote Coupeville levies

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

Volunteers are laying the groundwork to promote two school levies going before Central Whidbey voters in February 2014.

New student board member starts term in Coupeville

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

A new student was named as student representative to the Coupeville School Board Monday. The Coupeville School Board selected Marisa Etzell to the position being vacated by Heni Barnes.

Hospital searches for lead on bond project

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 4:00PM

Leaders at Whidbey General Hospital are looking for someone to coordinate construction of a new wing.

Rec hall to get new furnace

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:09PM

Coupeville Town Council OK’d a $14,000 expenditure to replace the furnace at Coupeville Recreation Hall.

A lifetime of history: New documentary shares cemetery history

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:08PM

Members of Coupeville’s historical community gathered Monday evening to celebrate the release of a new historical documentary and volunteers who keep history thriving in Central Whidbey.

Basketball games postponed

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 1:58PM

The Coupeville High School basketball games scheduled for Orcas Island tonight (Friday, Dec. 20) have been postponed because of snow.

Snow cancels schools, slows traffic

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 9:06AM

A coating of snow Friday morning prompted canceled classes throughout Whidbey Island.

Streubel named to all-state team

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 2:44PM

Coupeville High School senior Nick Streubel earned second-team, all-state honors in football, the Associated Press announced Thursday, Dec. 19.

Big middle quarters lift Wolves to win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 9:52AM

Dominating the middle quarters, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team pushed aside visiting rival South Whidbey 42-27 Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Frightful 3rd period haunts Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 10:49AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team played three good quarters against visiting South Whidbey Tuesday, Dec. 17, but the third was a killer.

Close not good enough for Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 11:55AM

Close losses just aren't cutting it any more, according to Coupeville High School boys basketball coach Anthony Smith.

Good defense leads to Wolves win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 10:08AM

After its defense staked it a good-sized lead, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team hung on tight at the end to secure 35-31 win at Lakewood Friday, Dec. 13.

Hospital software cause bill struggles

  • Dec 15, 2013 at 9:00AM

Hangups in a new electronic records system caused delays in billings and reduced the amount of cash available at Whidbey General Hospital. Hospital officials said they are expecting to spend more than $7.5 million implementing an electronic records system provided by Meditech that originally went online in May.

Pay increase coming for food and clerical workers

  • Dec 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

Food service and clerical workers at Whidbey General Hospital got an early Christmas present. They are receiving a small pay increase thanks to a new three-year contract the Whidbey General Hospital Board of Commissioners approved during their Monday night meeting.

Seat open for historic preservation commission

  • Dec 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the Ebey’s Landing Historic Preservation Commission.

Wonky alarm cancels ferry sailing out of Coupeville

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:19PM

Ferry officials were forced to cancel a sailing Monday evening on the Port Townsend to Coupeville ferry route.

Fire truck riding Santa visits neighborhoods

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:17PM

Santa is trading in his sleigh for a fire engine. Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue’s Santa Mobile is winding its way through the district’s neighborhoods this month. It provides a festive way to celebrate the holiday season and inform residents about the fire district’s programs.

Coupeville schools get new phone numbers

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:15PM

Thanks to a technology levy, Central Whidbey parents will have a chance to contact their children’s teachers directly without having to go through a switchboard. The Coupeville School District recently spent approximately $25,000 to install a new phone system. The new system will tie into the one being used by the Oak Harbor School District and the City of Oak Harbor.

Crowds gather to celebrate holidays

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:14PM

Sub-freezing temperatures couldn’t put a chill on holiday spirit Saturday. Despite temperatures under 30 degrees, hundreds of people bundled up and braved the cold during the annual Greening of Coupeville celebration.

Good start, rough finish for Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 11:49AM

After flying high in the first quarter, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team came crashing down in the second period in a 66-26 loss to visiting Cedarcrest Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Cedarcrest cruises by Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 8:54AM

After the first four minutes not much went right for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team in its 77-27 loss at Cedarcrest Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Blogger latest victim in spree of South Whidbey burglaries

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

A well-known South Whidbey community activist and blogger became a victim in a string of burglaries that’s hit the area in recent weeks. Carolyn Tamler and her husband returned to their Freeland home after a short vacation Dec. 2 and realized they had been burglarized after walking into their bedroom. Two jewelry boxes were missing as well as four of her husband’s watches.

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