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Comeback helps Wolves top Pioneers in baseball

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 1:58PM

In a baseball game that had a little bit of everything, the best ingredient was a Coupeville win as the Wolves nipped Nooksack Valley 9-8 at Robert Sherman Field Saturday. The win helped ease the loss of a conference double header at Lakewood Friday.

Commissioners to decide on interim planning chief

  • Mar 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Island County commissioners will consider the appointment of an interim planning chief next week. The board is scheduled to discuss the matter at its regular meeting today, March 20, in the Commissioner’s Hearing Room, 1 NE Sixth Street in Coupeville. The meeting begins at 9 a.m.

WSU looks at options for Greenbank Farm

  • Mar 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

As leaders for the Port of Coupeville continue to sort out how the Greenbank Farm will operate, another entity is looking at whether to establish a presence at the publicly owned farm. Officials from Washington State University’s Extension are talking with port officials about ways to expand the education program’s satellite facility in Mount Vernon.

State tows derelict vessel from Whidbey coastline

  • Mar 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

A lot of man-made materials wash up on Double Bluff Beach and the 25 acres of tidelands owned by a nonprofit. Ropes, clothes, bottles and cans are strewn across the hard sand, tangled with driftwood and eelgrass. So when a 50-foot wooden boat, dilapidated and taking on water, rests upon barnacle-encrusted rocks, residents notice.

Letter: Navy flight patterns haven’t changed

  • Mar 22, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, I’m so glad the Navy started to practice touch and goes this week instead of observing their published schedule of not practicing.

Letter: Now’s the time to speak on pipeline

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 1:47PM

Editor, Please help me save my daughter’s future and your daughter’s also. The President is about to make, arguably, the most important decision of his presidency and possibly in history.

Pheasant family is a welcomed addition to office

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 1:46PM

One of the things I’ve really enjoyed since moving to the island is all the wildlife. Every morning on my way to work I would see a hawk right near Outlying Field. Usually he, well I assumed it was a he, would be perched on a power line, waving his tale up and down.

Coupeville Marshal responds to donkey running on road

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 1:45PM

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

Human remains found on Coupeville beach spark intrigue

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 1:44PM

Two visiting pre-med students discovered a human jawbone on a beach in Coupeville last week. Coupeville police launched an investigation, but Marshal Lance Davenport said there is little cause for public concern as the remains appear to be very old.

Wolves rally by South Whidbey | Softball

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 8:31AM

Coupeville High School softball team found a great way to start the season after suffering through two rainouts, winning a thriller over visiting rival South Whidbey 9-8 Tuesday, March 19.

Wolves whip Wildcats for third win | Tennis

  • Mar 20, 2013 at 12:01PM

Coupeville High School tennis team ran its record to 3-0 with a 5-0 win over visiting Archbishop Murphy Tuesday, March 19.

Wolves miss ill, injured players in loss | Soccer

  • Mar 20, 2013 at 12:00PM

Illness is bugging the Coupeville High School soccer team, and host Cedarcrest took advantage by downing the Wolves 5-0 Tuesday, March 19.

Island County planning meeting April 9

  • Mar 20, 2013 at 9:43AM

The March 26 Island County Planning Commision meeting legal notice was published in error, the meeting will be April 9.

Coupeville rolls by Friday Harbor | Tennis

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 9:48AM

It was worth the wait. After two rainouts to start the season, the Coupeville tennis team finally hit the courts and defeated host Friday Harbor 5-0 Friday, March 15.

Wolves drop double header | Baseball

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 9:46AM

Offense struggles then miscues haunted the Coupeville High School baseball team in its season-opening double header at Lakewood Friday, March 15.

Girls lead Wolves at jamboree | Track

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 9:44AM

Coupeville girls won four events in the four-team Whidbey Jamboree Thursday, March 14, in Oak Harbor.

Fields takes medalist honors | Boys golf

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 9:43AM

Coupeville High School's Austin Fields earned medalist honors in a meet with South Whidbey and King's at Jackson Golf Course in North Seattle Thursday, March 14.

Health 101: Coupeville students get lesson from WGH

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 4:53PM

It was an especially fun day last week for one Coupeville Elementary School class. Patsi Waller’s fourth grade class spent last Wednesday morning learning the ins and outs of Whidbey General Hospital.

Island mourns three killed in Prowler crash

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 12:20PM

The Whidbey Island community is mourning the loss of three crew members aboard a Whidbey Island Naval Air Station EA-6B Prowler who were killed Monday when the aircraft crashed in Eastern Washington. They were identified Tuesday evening as Lt. Valerie Delaney, 26, of Ellicott City, Md., Lt. William McIlvaine III, 24, of El Paso, Texas and Lt. Cmdr. Alan Patterson, 34, of Tullahoma, Tenn.

Erosion on Coupeville's Front Street could be costly

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 12:19PM

Steady erosion over the next 50 years may damage portions of Front Street as well as dent the town’s pocket book. Fixing a problem area of about 400 feet now may cost Coupeville as much as $260,000, according to a town-hired consultant. Associated Earth Sciences, a Kirkland-based geotechnical engineering firm, recently released a geologic hazards assessment of the entire North East Front Street marine bluff area.

Coupeville grads compete on college sports stage

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 12:16PM

Several Coupeville High School graduates recently completed successful winter sports seasons at the collegiate level. Kyle King finished his indoor track eligibility at the University of Oklahoma after running three seasons for Eastern Washington University. At the Razorback Classic Jan. 25, King ran the 3,000 in 8:12.09, the 10th best indoor time in Sooner history.

Puddle gets in Wolves way | Soccer

  • Mar 13, 2013 at 8:29AM

Score one for the mud puddle. Friday Harbor, with the aid of a puddle, edged the visiting Coupeville High School soccer team 1-0 Tuesday, March 12.

Navy identifies three killed in Prowler crash | Update

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 9:50PM

Navy officials released the names of three crew members killed Monday aboard a EA-6B Prowler that crashed west of Spokane. Department of Defense withheld the names until 24 hours after the victims' families were notified. The three Navy personnel, who were stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, are identified this evening as Lt. Valerie Delaney, 26, of Ellicott City, Md., Lt. William McIlvaine III, 24, of El Paso, Texas and Lt. Cmdr. Alan Patterson, 34, of Tullahoma, Tenn.

Oak Harbor mourns three killed in Navy EA-6B crash

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 2:55PM

The Oak Harbor community is mourning the loss of three crew members aboard an EA-6B Prowler that crashed during routine training exercises in Eastern Washington Monday morning. The names of the Navy personnel killed will not be released until 24 hours after family members are informed and after press deadline for the Whidbey News-Times. The Prowler, from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, crashed just before 9 a.m. Monday into a farm field 50 miles west of Spokane.

Changes in store for Coupeville tennis team

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 11:45AM

This spring brings a season of change for the Coupeville High School girls tennis team.

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