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Coupeville Ferry back in service after steering problems |Updated

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Dec 12, 2014 at 12:09PM

Repairs to the steering system were successfully completed and the Salish will return to service with the 3:30 p.m. departure from Port Townsend.

Wind storm expected to hit South Whidbey

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 3:36PM

Already saturated with days of rain and high tides, South Whidbey is expected to get hit with a wind storm this afternoon. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning Thursday morning for the southwest and southeast interiors, and the Puget Sound region. Whidbey Island, Everett, Port Townsend, Bellingham and the Seattle area are forecast to get sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts of up to 65 mph, according to the warning.

Coupeville Ferry out of service due to steering problems

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 11:24AM

The Coupevile/Port Townsend Ferry route is currently out of service due to issues with the steering/rudder system on the Salish.

Emergency declared after flooding hits South Whidbey

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 4:52PM

Island County Commissioners declared a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon after four homes on South Whidbey were threatened with flooding. Commissioner Helen Price Johnson said the homes were in the Mutiny Bay community. She said outbuildings were flooded and the waters threatened to undermine the foundations of the homes.

Watch Your Six, Island Transit | Letter

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:01PM

Editor, I just read your editorial characterizing Mayor Scott Dudley’s sortie to get new leadership for Island Transit as “inappropriate.” No, it’s inappropriate for Bob Clay to fail to right Island Transit and cast blame on State Auditor’s Office employees for his failures.

Vinca can cause major problems | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

As a gardener, I’ll admit to harboring ill will toward some of the plants that crop up in the flower beds I’m tending. There is only so much shot weed you can pull without also wanting to pull out your own hair.

Museum to unveil canoe exhibit

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 7:00PM

As soon as the Island County Historical Society Museum was built in 1991, the basement started filling up with history.

Attempted bank burglary reported | Blotter

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls

Homeowners sue over noise disclosure

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 3:00PM

Two Coupeville homeowners have sued two Whidbey Island real estate companies claiming they did not disclose the dangers of jet noise at the time of purchase.

Greening of Coupeville: Town rings in holidays; mayor almost melts

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

While most people were basking in the warm winter evening during the Greening of Coupeville Saturday, it caused a bit of an issue for one Greening regular.

Mount Baker posts lead in win over Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Dec 9, 2014 at 9:43AM

The Mount Baker "Emily tandem" took turns terrorizing the Coupeville High School girls basketball team in the Mountaineers' 59-44 win Monday, Dec. 8, in Coupeville.

Moutaineers run by Coupeville | Boys basketball

  • Dec 9, 2014 at 9:40AM

Mount Baker scored at least 20 points in each of the first three quarters to cruise by the Coupeville High School boys basketball team 78-40 Monday, Dec. 8, in Deming.

Coupeville breaks into win column | Boys basketball

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 11:37AM

Picking up its first win of the season, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team throttled visiting Darrington 72-41 Friday, Dec. 5.

Wolves split weekend games | Girls basketball

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 11:30AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team defeated Darrington 47-31 Friday, Dec. 5, but couldn't complete at a sweep of weekend home games and lost 52-51 Saturday to Bellevue Christian.

Greening of Coupeville 2014 | Slideshow

  • Dec 6, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Dec 8, 2014 at 9:17AM

Residents in Coupeville started the holiday season celebration with the annual Greening of Coupeville.

Author shares love of old dogs, creating a haven

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Dec 5, 2014 at 11:50AM

The subtitle of the first chapter of Coupeville author Ardeth de Vries’ new book is, “This is a book about transformation.”

Wrestling club includes Coupeville athletes | Youth wrestling

  • Dec 5, 2014 at 11:34AM

Seven Coupeville athletes compete for the Whidbey Wildcat Wrestling Club, which has participated in four youth tournaments this season.

Nice beginning for Coupeville | Girls basketball

  • Dec 4, 2014 at 12:07PM

Season-opening games are generally sloppy, but Coupeville High School girls basketball coach David King was more than pleased with the quality of his team's effort in a 47-23 romp over South Whidbey Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Langley.

South Whidbey takes advantage of free throws for win | Boys basketball

  • Dec 4, 2014 at 12:06PM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team was outscored by 25 points at the foul line, and that was the difference in a 74-47 loss at South Whidbey Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Central Whidbey Fire open house Saturday celebrates 86 years

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:52PM

Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue will hold an open house 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Station 51 on Main Street in Coupeville in celebration of the 86th anniversary of the founding of the Coupeville Volunteer Fire Department.

You can’t beat holidays on the Rock | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 5:00PM

You know what I enjoy most about holiday season on the Rock? Wherever I go, it’s as if the last 50 years never happened.

Looking forward to serving constituents | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, Now that the November 2014 election results have been certified, I want to officially thank the voters of Island County for electing me to the office of Island County treasurer. I will do my best to maintain your trust and respect in this important office of our local government.

Appreciative of local support of Soroptimist | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, A big thank-you goes to Mark Laska at Ciao and his unbelievable staff for hosting our fourth annual Soroptimist International of Coupeville, Women & Wine event.

They may have money, but we have the votes | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:43PM

Editor, I was distressed to read the letter vilifying folks who didn’t vote - to be fair, many have been pummeled into a sense of hopelessness by the minions of the wealthy.

Council right in calling visit ‘inappropriate’ | Opinion

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 5:00PM

Members of the Coupeville Town Council didn’t exactly stand up to Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley last week.

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