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Traffic flows at arts fest

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

Row upon row of cars filled the makeshift parking lot on the Coupeville Community Green as people descended upon the town’s Arts and Crafts Festival last weekend.

Ballots due in Aug. 7 primary election

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

Secretary of State Sam Reed is urging a great turnout for Washington’s Top 2 Primary, which offers voters a chance to pick finalists for Washington governor, U.S. Congress, the Legislature and many state and local offices.

Incumbents advance to general election

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

It appears voters in Island County Commissioner District 1 are satisfied with the status quo.

Coupeville council meeting cancelled

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

The Coupeville Town Council meeting that was scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 has been cancelled.

Cranberry Lake closed to swimming

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

The west side of Cranberry Lake at Deception Pass State Park has been closed to swimming due to high levels of E. coli bacteria.

Dog license fees go up

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

When Bob McCarthy presented his views on the proposed dog-license fee increase to the Island County Commissioners, he said he was so angry he could hardly talk.

County targets corporate personhood

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

One of the latest resolutions approved by the Island County commissioners is directed to President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress.

Coupeville, Clinton ferry committees need volunteers

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

Volunteers are being sought for the Clinton Ferry Committee and the Coupeville Ferry Committee.

Emergency services on Aug. 7 ballot

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

Voters are being asked if they want to renew the property-tax levy that pays for emergency medical services on Whidbey Island.

Festival parking plan aims to ease traffic

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:03PM

With the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival just a little over a week away, organizers are hoping a new traffic plan will help prevent the backup that occurred last year in the southbound lane of Hwy. 20 on the approach to Coupeville.

Ferry reservations slow, but smooth

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:02PM

Ferry officials presented statistics on the new reservation system and discussed July 25 how communication and the system’s speed could be improved.

Marine biotoxins prompt shellfish harvest closure

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:02PM

Most of the southwest side of Whidbey Island has been closed to recreational shellfish harvesting following the discovery of high concentrations of marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning.

Property value notices mailed

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:02PM

Property tax valuation notices were mailed to all Island County residential property owners on Aug. 1 according to the Island County Assessor.

Coupeville sends RV waste to Oak Harbor

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:02PM

Coupeville is sending its RV visitors with human waste on board to get rid of to Oak Harbor.

America's espresso obsession began in historic Coupeville

  • Aug 26, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:01PM

The next time you’re in line at Starbucks, consider this: America’s mania for fancy coffee has its roots in a very modest ice cream shop on Front Street in Coupeville.

Markets focus on homemade, homegrown

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00PM

It’s been a weird year weather-wise for Whidbey Island farmers said Peg Tennant, manager of both the Coupeville and Oak Harbor farmers markets.

America's espresso obsession began in historic Coupeville

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00PM

The next time you’re in line at Starbucks, consider this: America’s mania for fancy coffee has its roots in a very modest ice cream shop on Front Street in Coupeville.

UPDATED: Pastor recovering from serious back injury

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00PM

Family and friends of Garrett Arnold were saddened today to learn that he has permanent damage to his spinal cord below his mid-section as a result of a fall off an embankment in Ledgewood. Arnold is pastor of Living Hope Foursquare Church in Coupeville.

New county sign rules aimed at helping businesses

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00PM

With efforts spearheaded by the Island County Planning Department, the county is nearing the final stages of making significant changes to its commercial sign regulations.

State fines cruise ship for discharges in Strait of Juan de Fuca

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 11:39AM

Miami-based Celebrity Cruises, Inc. has been fined $100,000 for allowing a cruise ship Mercury to discharge more than a half million gallons of untreated wastewater into Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca in 2005.

State fines cruise ship for discharges in Strait of Juan de Fuca

  • Jan 24, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 11:39AM

Miami-based Celebrity Cruises, Inc. has been fined $100,000 for allowing a cruise ship Mercury to discharge more than a half million gallons of untreated wastewater into Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca in 2005.

Coupeville a good fit for interim schools chief

  • Aug 21, 2012 at 3:22PM

Karen Koschak has left retirement behind to guide the Coupeville School District as its interim superintendent for the next year as it searches for a permanent chief.

crime watch story 2

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 9:46AM

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How unusual was June weather?

  • Aug 30, 2012 at 2:11PM

The cool, cloudy, and frequently wet days of June may have seemed unusually bad, but temperatures and rainfall were very clost to normal.

The Problem with Associate Members

  • Aug 30, 2012 at 2:09PM

The board of the beach club (legally known as ACHOA) has made it clear they intent to go for broke, and peddle the HOA agenda to its terminus.

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