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Coupeville Waterfront Association looking at hotspot

  • Mar 28, 2013 at 6:49PM

The Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association is looking at making the town a mobile hotspot. The association formed a committee last week to explore options and costs in providing visitors with a public wireless Internet connection.

Island Transit officials worry about connectors loss

  • Mar 28, 2013 at 6:47PM

Island Transit officials are worried they may lose funding for a service that has been seeing more and more riders. The Tri-County Connector and Everett Connector provide bus transportation from Whidbey and Camano islands to Mount Vernon and Everett. Martha Rose, executive director for Island Transit, said she is concerned that the money needed to fund the connector services won’t make it into the state budget. Current funding for the program runs out June 30.

Preserving history:Ebey’s Forever Fund continues to support local preservation efforts

  • Mar 28, 2013 at 6:47PM

Standing back, Central Whidbey farmer Don Sherman can’t help but admire “Grandpa Clark’s” old barn. Of course, it’s a little easier nowadays. The nearly 80-year-old building was recently given a new lease on life with a much needed renovation. Worn out siding was replaced, the second story doors were repaired, and the eyebrow-raising tilt to the North stabilized.

Wolves ground Falcons again | Baseball

  • Mar 28, 2013 at 12:18PM

Behind an error-free defense and clutch pitching, the Coupeville High School baseball team won 5-2 at South Whidbey Wednesday, March 27.

Mental errors hurt Wolves in loss to Tigers | Softball

  • Mar 28, 2013 at 11:51AM

Mental mistakes proved costly to the Coupeville High School softball team as it lost 8-1 at Granite Falls Wednesday, March 29.

Wolves blank ATM then suffer 1st loss | Tennis

  • Mar 28, 2013 at 10:02AM

After blanking visiting Archbishop Murphy 5-0 Tuesday for its fourth consecutive win, the Coupeville High School tennis team ran into trouble Wednesday, losing to visiting South Whidbey 5-0.

Coupeville can't convert early chances | Soccer

  • Mar 28, 2013 at 9:23AM

Stretches of strong play were not enough as the Coupeville High School soccer team lost 2-0 to South Whidbey Tuesday, March 26, at Mickey Clark Field.

Hillside collapsing in Central Whidbey Island neighborhood | Update

  • Mar 27, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 8:51AM

A massive landlside occurred this morning in the Ledgewood neighborhood south of Coupeville. Neighbors on Fircrest Avenue reported hearing a sound similar to a sonic boom and loud thunder about 4:15 a.m. The same resident reported large trees that were once seen along the bluff are now gone. Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue is reporting this morning that 17 homes on Driftwood Way are inaccessible and seven homes on Fircrest Avenue were evacuated.

Wolves eke out another win | Baseball

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 9:46AM

Pulling off its third-straight one-run win, the Coupeville High School baseball team slipped by South Whidbey 7-6 at Robert Sherman Field Monday, March 25.

Wolves tripped up by Murphy | Softball

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 9:45AM

Archbishop Murphy's softball team collected its first win and Coupeville suffered its first loss as the Wildcats defeated the host Wolves 11-5 Monday, March 25.

Coupeville competes in preview meet | Track

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 9:44AM

In the Tri-district Preview Track Meet at King's in Shoreline Saturday, March 23, Coupeville High School revealed the talent that will be on display at the actual Tri-district Meet May 16.

Wolves romp by Port Townsend | Softball

  • Mar 25, 2013 at 11:59AM

Port Townsend's early lead didn't last long as the Coupeville High School softball team walloped the visiting Redskins 14-5 Saturday, March 23.

Wolves win thriller on Chan's hit | Baseball

  • Mar 25, 2013 at 11:57AM

Drew Chan's two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning produced the tying and winning runs in Coupeville High School's 3-2 baseball win over visiting Port Townsend Saturday, March 23.

Marysville woman confirms South Whidbey UFO sighting

  • Mar 22, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Mar 25, 2013 at 9:16AM

A Marysville woman has stepped forward, claiming that she too witnessed strange lights in the sky last weekend. Katie Kinman, 59, contacted the Whidbey News-Times after reading a story published Wednesday about Dick and Carol Johnson's account of unexplainable lights over their Bush Point home this past Saturday.

Coupeville boys, girls both finish 2nd in 3-team meet | Track

  • Mar 22, 2013 at 11:48AM

Both the Coupeville High School boys and girls track teams finished in the center of a three-team meet at Sultan Thursday, March 21.

Spring flurry closes Coupeville Elementary, South Whidbey Schools

  • Mar 22, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:24AM

A spring flurry this morning prompted school officials to close Coupeville Elementary School and preschool. Officials had originally delayed buses by 30 minutes and put routes in the southern part of the district on snow routes.

Coupeville girls tennis team wins first two matches

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 2:01PM

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, and visiting Lakewood 4-1 Monday. For the Friday Harbor match, coach Ken Stange said, “We played...we rained...we bought food...we ate cheesecake on the float home.”

Girls pace Coupeville at Island Track Jamboree

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 2:00PM

Coupeville High School girls turned in a strong performance at the Island Track Jamboree in Oak Harbor Thursday, March 14, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium. South Whidbey and Lakewood joined Oak Harbor and Coupeville in the season-opening event; no team scores were tallied.

Kickball, colorful run on tap for Coupeville in coming months

  • Mar 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

Turn back the clock and enjoy kickbball Adults can relive their elementary P.E. days by participating in the Kickin’ It for Kids kickball tournament April 6 at Coupeville’s Rhododendron Park.

Coupeville soccer team drops first two matches

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 1:58PM

Friday Harbor, with the aid of a puddle, edged the visiting Coupeville High School soccer team 1-0 Tuesday, March 12, then host Cedarcrest handed the Wolves another loss, 5-0, Tuesday, March 19.

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.

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