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Memories bring year to a close on the Rock | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 2:00PM

Few of us bother to sing the third verse of “Deck the Halls” at Christmastime, but it’s a sweet celebration of the new year’s approach: “Fast away the old year passes / Hail the new, ye lads and lasses / Sing we joyous all together / Heedless of the wind and weather!” So, ye Whidbey lads and lasses, herewith I sing carols about some fond year-end memories here on the Rock, heedless of our wind and weather.

Lions committed to helping build new club facility | Guest Column

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 1:00PM

A number of years ago, a few people with vision realized the need for a Boys & Girls Club in Coupeville. Spurred to action by Margie Parker and Sue Roundy, the pair realized that the Central Whidbey Youth Coalition’s Saturday night get-together in the gym proved the need.

Job of police officer carries many risks | Letter

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 10:14AM

Editor, On Jan. 9, 2015, Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc., or COPS, and partnering organizations will unite in support of law enforcement officers nationwide to promote a National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Marshal receives harassment complaints | Blotter

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 10:13AM

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

Seahawkers rally at wharf

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 10:12AM

As the Fanbulance honked its way down Coupeville’s Front Street, a crowd of Seahawks fans tailed behind.

Pennies to help with wharf fixes

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 10:09AM

Two Coupeville business groups are partnering in a new campaign to help raise money for repairs to Coupeville Wharf.

Prairie full of possibilities

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 10:03AM

For a visionary such as Robert Pelant, the possibilities are endless. For nine years, he’s lived in a quaint house surrounded by pheasant coops and other plain structures on a vast piece of mostly barren land.

JV players sharpen skills, prepare for future

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 8:09AM

Although they play in the secondary games, often in the middle school gym in front of a smattering of fans, they are an important part of Coupeville High School varsity basketball – the future.

2nd-quarter troubles trip Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Jan 5, 2015 at 9:25AM

A miserable second quarter haunted the Coupeville High School boys basketball team in its 46-36 loss a La Conner Friday, Jan. 2.

Turnovers lead to loss | Girls basketball

  • Jan 5, 2015 at 9:27AM

Make mistakes against a good team and it will cost you. The Coupeville High School girls basketball team found that out in a 63-31 loss at La Conner Friday, Jan. 2.

Bayne earns all-state honors | Football

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 5, 2015 at 10:13AM

Coupeville senior football player Josh Bayne was named to the all-state 1A first team as a running back when the Associated Press announced their selections last week.

Coupeville clobbers Concrete | Boys basketball

  • Jan 2, 2015 at 9:25AM

All three of the Coupeville High School boys basketball wins this season have been lopsided -- the latest, a 79-39 shellacking of host Concrete Tuesday, Dec. 30.

All-state athletes provide top highlights from 2014

  • Jan 2, 2015 at 8:08AM

Coupeville High School baseball player Ben Etzell and football player Josh Bayne each earned first-team, all-state honors to highlight the athletic achievements on Central Whidbey for 2014.

Deputies respond to complaint of dead seagull tied to wharf | Blotter

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 1:47PM

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

Supports easement around Outlying Field | Letter

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, For somebody who was supposed to dial back my involvement in OLF Coupeville land-use issues, I sure feel the need to speak up. When a COER spokeswoman claims a Navy easement will be harmful, she forgets that OLF Coupeville is here to stay for Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) training.

Please just leave and let me retire in peace | Letter

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 1:44PM

Editor, What the heck is going on on this island? I have lived here 22 years. Jet noise is a way of life, so get over it.

Hope for more transparency in new year | Opinion

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 7:00PM

If you work for the government, “the people” are ultimately your boss. It’s a cliche, to be sure. It’s ungrammatical and oversimplified.

Farewell to 2014: A year of headlines

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 6:00PM

Looking back through 2014, it’s easy to see there were a lot of active people in Central Whidbey. Whether in a group or individually, projects were getting completed, money was being raised and business was getting done. Here’s looking back at a busy 2014.

Orcas make end of the year visit around Whidbey Island

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 1:30PM

Orca activity around Whidbey Island has kicked into high gear over the holidays. A transient pod sighting started on Christmas Eve in Penn Cove and continued through Christmas Day.

Wolves plunder Pirates | Girls basketball

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 9:39AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team zipped to an early lead and then held off pesky Vashon Island for a 44-37 win in Coupeville Monday, Dec. 29.

Good start propels Coupeville to win | Boys basketball

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 2:48PM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team jumped off to a good start and finished strong in a 69-40 win at Orcas Island Friday, Dec. 19.

Four win in annual Gingerbread Challenge

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 3:12PM

Four entries were chosen in The Examiner's annual Gingerbread Challenge for creativity and design.

Oak Harbor man wins $1,000 in Red Ticket drawing

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 3:05PM

Dan Peek, of Oak Harbor, had the winning ticket Sunday at the Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association’s annual Red Ticket drawing.

Many options available for holiday tree recycling

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 11:00PM

Not sure what to do with your Christmas tree after the holidays?

It’s not Christmas without cacti | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 8:00PM

Last week I got real excited. And it wasn’t because an ice-cream truck overturned in front of my house.

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