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Beiriger's TD, Tumblin's yards highlight Wolves win | Football

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 9:14AM

Jake Tumblin rushed for 315 yards, but it was the one yard he sacrificed that was the most memorable in Coupeville’s 54-0 feel-good win over visiting Chimacum Friday, Nov. 8, that brought a feel-good finish a frustrating season.

Student club helps ailing mom

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 10:00AM

Seven fifth-graders’ determination to help one of their ailing moms is paying off. The Breast Cancer Club, comprised of Coupeville Elementary students, raised approximately $607.92.

Letter: ‘Christopher’s Cares’ a roaring success

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 3:00PM

Editor, This past weekend, Christopher’s on Whidbey hosted its first annual “Christopher’s Cares” fundraiser to benefit the Gifts from the Heart Food Bank, which serves Central Whidbey Island.

Trust board honors volunteer of the year

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve honored Ron Boyer as the 2013 Volunteer of the Year at last Friday’s Community Potluck.

Coupeville alum makes a difference

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 10:00AM

Jessica Boling is making a difference in Africa. Boling, who is a 2003 graduate from Coupeville High School, recently visited Cameroon as part of a research project under the auspices of a Fulbright Fellowship.

Coupeville hosts veterans recognition

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:00PM

Dozens of patriotic residents took some time Monday to honor the men and women who served this country.

Hospital folks begin planning expansion

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:11PM

Now that voters have spoken, hospital officials are beginning to plan the expansion of Whidbey General’s Coupeville campus.

Hospital folks begin planning expansion

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:11PM

Now that voters have spoken, hospital officials are beginning to plan the expansion of Whidbey General’s Coupeville campus.

Voters smart to pass Whidbey General bond

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:14PM

While results haven’t yet been certified, last week voters seemingly approved a $50 million bond for Whidbey General Hospital to upgrade and expand its facility.

Letter: Promise to be good financial stewards

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:15PM

Editor, Last week, the Whidbey General Hospital bond was approved with 61.53 percent of the vote. Support was widespread up and down the island—the bond received majority approval in 33 out of 37 precincts and in several precincts, it garnered more than 75 percent.

Group to hold public meeting on jet noise

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

The group opposing flight operations at the U.S. Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville will hold a meeting on Central Whidbey later this month.

Wedding show puts Whidbey Island’s vendors on the map

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

Buses full of newlyweds, mothers and wedding and event enthusiasts toured the Coupeville area Saturday for the inaugural Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour.

There’s plenty to be thankful for living in this town | Some perspective

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

As the holiday season approaches, people usually take a moment to stop, look around and appreciate the things for which they are thankful. Residents in Coupeville should have a lot of thankfulness. They get to live in a beautiful, charming community that does so much to support each other.

Keeping futures fund should be no-brainer | Letters to the Editor

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

What do you love too much to lose? There is a proposal before the Island County Board of Commissioners to essentially gut the highly successful and popular Conservations Futures Fund. What has the fund done? It has helped preserve and create public beach access, forest parks, off-leash-dog areas, wildlife habitat of regional significance; miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and helped preserve prime farmland. Double Bluff County Park, Ala Spit, Greenbank Farm, Davis Slough Heron Rookery, Trillium Forest and the 3 Sisters farm to mention just a few examples of what the fund has done for us.

Port of Coupeville approves McDonald’s employment arrangement

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

The next month or so will be a time of transition for the Port of Coupeville. A new executive director will take the helm of the district in December and a new commissioner will start his term in January. The commissioners for the Port of Coupeville this month approved an employment arrangement for Tim McDonald, who will start his tenure as executive director Dec. 1.

Coupeville mayor plans to propose one-way road

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

In an attempt to deal with bluff erosion, Town of Coupeville officials are looking at possibly turning part of Front Street into a one-way road as a way to deal with bluff erosion issues. Mayor Nancy Conard said she is waiting for additional reports from surveyors before bringing a recommendation to council. She said she anticipates that happening early next year.

Two Coupeville school levies head to voters in February

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

Central Whidbey voters will be asked to decide early next year whether to continue local funding for Coupeville schools. The Coupeville School Board last week approved sending two levies that will bring in millions of dollars to the district. Voters will consider the two replacement levies during a special election scheduled for Feb. 12, 2014.

Ebey Bowl back in action with new partnership

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

After taking a break, Ebey Bowl is back in action. The bowling alley was closed for about a month, and re-opened mid-October. On Sept. 22, Traci Wisdom received a phone call from Matt Iverson and Mimi Johnson, the siblings who own Ebey Bowl. They asked her if she wanted to become a partner. The siblings own an Allstate Insurance Company branch in Oak Harbor as well. Between the business in Oak Harbor and the bowling alley, they were not getting to spend as much time with their families, Wisdom said.

Hearing set for Coupeville's 2014 budget

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

Coupeville Town Council will hold a public hearing next week to seek input on the draft $5.1 million 2014 budget. The document reflects a few changes to town finances including a 5 percent cost of living increase for town employees. Mayor Nancy Conard said employees haven’t seen a raise since 2009.

New Town of Coupeville employees settle in | Town Talk

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 10:00AM

I’d like to introduce you to some of the new faces at Town Hall: Bridget Smith is our new planner, and is also handling some of the work regarding building permits. Bridget has been on board since May 28. She has a bachelor’s degree in architecture, from University of Oregon, which will serve her well in working with the Historic Preservation Commission and our local residents processing building permits in Ebey’s Reserve.

Fans can back Streubel for football honor

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 7:46AM

Local football fans can help Coupeville's Nick Streubel become the Everett Herald's Defensive Player of the Year by casting votes for the Wolf lineman.

Hundreds to gather for Coupeville's annual community Thanksgiving meal

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 10:00AM

Hundreds of people will share their Thanksgiving holiday together at the Coupeville Recreation Hall. Coupeville’s Community Potluck begins at noon Thanksgiving Day and continues until the food runs out.

New shelter one step in WAIF’s goal for expanding service

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Nov 27, 2013 at 12:17PM

If fundraising goes as expected, stray animals caught on Whidbey Island could have a new home. Officials with the Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation are raising money and constructing a new campus. Nearly $2 million has been raised and leaders are looking to collect another $1.8 million to pay for construction of a new 8,700-square-foot- building on 9.8 acres of land located across the street from the current shelter near Coupeville.

Coupeville's Jack Tingstad shares love of trains with public

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 10:00AM

Walking into the basement of Jack Tingstad’s house is like taking a trip back in time. Trains traverse the old railroads of Colorado, chugging their way through mining towns. “It’s a great hobby, especially in the Northwest during the winter,” Tingstad said. Tingstad will host his 13th model railroad open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at his home on 508 Broadway St in Coupeville. Tingstad has volunteered at the food bank for 10 years, and asks those coming to see his trains bring a donation for Gifts of the Heart food bank.

Arnold ends 20-year cheer coaching career

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 11:00AM

It began by helping her youngest sister; it ended by helping hundreds more. Sylvia Arnold closed out her 20-year Coupeville High School cheer coaching career at the end of this football season.

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