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Two injured after SUV cause four- car wreck

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 3:40PM

A multi-vehicle collision just before 11 a.m. Monday resulted in two people being sent to the hospital. Washington State Patrol reported that a line of cars had formed in the northbound lane of State Highway 20 as a result of utility work taking place in the San de Fuca area.

Port of Coupeville hires new director

  • Sep 21, 2013 at 10:00AM

A new face will soon be running the day-to-day operations of the Port of Coupeville. After a round of interviews, the commissioners for the Port of Coupeville named Tim McDonald as executive director for the small port district that oversees operations at the Coupeville Wharf and Greenbank Farm.

Trust creates new preserve

  • Sep 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

Thanks to the help of state dollars, federal dollars and resident donations, the Whidbey Camano Land Trust acquired acres of land on Central Whidbey Island that is home to an old-growth forest as well as a federally threatened plant.

Boats show artistic nature

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

The streets of Coupeville had a distinct nautical theme Saturday. Numerous hand-built boats popped up throughout the historic town to participate in Coupeville’s newest festival.

Injuries continue to haunt Wolves in loss to LC | Football

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 10:26AM

Heading to the season, Coupeville head football coach Tony Maggio listed among the keys to a successful season staying healthy and improving the passing game.

South Whidbey blanks Wolves | Soccer

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 8:28AM

Two goals by Madi Boyd pushed South Whidbey past the visiting Coupeville High School soccer team 2-0 Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Turks top Wolves in tight match | Volleyball

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 9:21AM

A heart-thumping match turned into a heart-breaking loss. The Coupeville High School volleyball team lost a 3-2 thriller to visiting Sultan Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Offense revs up in Coupeville win | Soccer

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 9:54AM

Snapping out of season-long scoring slump, the Coupeville soccer team stopped Sultan 3-2 at Mickey Clark Field Thursday, Sept. 26.

ATM gets by Wolves | Volleyball

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 9:52AM

Unable to generate much offense, the Coupeville High School volleyball team lost 3-0 to Archbishop Murphy Thursday, Sept. 26, in Everett.

County hones in on budget

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 4:41PM

The Island County Commissioners have reached consensus on a number of key elements of the 2013 county budget. With a few more budget meetings to go, the commissioners may continue to make small changes to the county’s $22-million operating budget and the supplemental budget requests made by department heads until the Oct. 7 public hearing.

Food bank expanding to serve elementary

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 4:33PM

Several Coupeville Elementary School students will be taking more than homework and books home on weekends. The Gifts from the Heart Food Bank is starting a program to ensure some students will have food to get through the weekend.

Weather permitting: Kites soar during annual festival

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 4:32PM

Sporadic weather didn’t stop Whidbey Island Fliers last weekend from putting on another kite festival. “It is tough when the weather is tough,” said organizer Lisa Root. “I think we had good support and turnout.”

Town starts sidewalk work

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 4:43PM

Some delays are coming soon for motorists driving through the heart of Coupeville. A number of road construction projects are scheduled to take place in the early part of October depending on weather conditions.

D creates 5 turnovers as Wolves win | Football

  • Sep 29, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Sep 30, 2013 at 12:28PM

It was ugly and beautiful. The Coupeville High School football team went on the road for a much needed win, defeating Nooksack Valley 20-12 in a sloppy game Friday, Sept. 27.

Falcons trip Wolves again | Tennis

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 12:27PM

The South Whidbey tennis team completed a three-match season sweep of Coupeville by upending the host Wolves 4-1 Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Coupeville loses 3-0 at Lakewood | Volleyball

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 10:40AM

Lakewood was hitting on all cylinders in a 3-0 win over the visiting Coupeville High School volleyball team Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Wolves show improvement but drop match | Soccer

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 10:43AM

The Coupeville High School soccer team was blanked 2-0 at Lakewood Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Improved play not enough as Wolves fall to King's | Volleyball

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 12:06PM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team played a solid match, but King's continued it unbeaten season with a 3-0 win over the Wolves in Shoreline Thursday, Oct. 3.

Wolves lose to King's | Soccer

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 12:05PM

King's, one of the state's top teams, defeated the Coupeville soccer team 9-0 Thursday, Oct. 3, in Shoreline.

Fortunately, shutdown won’t close state parks | Some perspective

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 2:41PM

Many “non-essential” government agencies and programs temporarily got the boot Tuesday after Congress refused to reach a budget agreement, forcing our country into a government shutdown. On Whidbey Island we lost service personnel at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, who are forced into furlough for an unknown amount of time and two employees were furloughed at Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

Ebey's Reserve, base take hit during shutdown

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 2:33PM

As a result of Congress’s inability to pass a budget by the Sept. 30 deadline, hundreds of Department of Defense employees on Whidbey Island were furloughed Tuesday as part of a country-wide government shutdown. Of the some 1,200 civil service employees at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, employees that work in safety, life and wellness will be exempted, said NAS Whidbey Public Affairs Officer Mike Welding. It was unclear how many of the base’s 1,200 contractors will be affected.

Volunteer sought for Island County housing authority board

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 8:00AM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill a term on the Island County Housing Authority Board that expires Dec. 6, 2017. The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners consists of five community members and one resident member. The Board of County Commissioners appoints Housing Authority board members to five-year terms. Resident commissioner terms are for two years.

Relays and huge pumpkins highlight harvest festival

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

The final Coupeville Farmers Market of 2013 features a celebration. Relay races and a giant pumpkin contest are just some of the highlights of HarvestFest, which takes place during the Coupeville Farmer’s Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the community green located behind the Coupeville Public Library. “It’s great fun and a chance for customers to appreciate the market,” said market manager Peg Tennant. HarvestFest marks the completion of the market’s 35th consecutive season. HarvestFest relays, which also benefit Gifts from the Heart food bank, features teams competing in a series of races that Tennant is currently keeping under wraps. As for what kind of races, Tennant said she is keeping that a “deep, dark secret.”

Thanks to those who support safe driving | Letters

  • Oct 6, 2013 at 9:00AM

The 100 Deadly Days of Summer that began Memorial Day Friday ended Labor Day. It is one of the most dangerous and deadliest times of the year on our nation’s roads. Sadly it seems Island County was not left unscathed.

Miracles are growing everywhere on the rock | Rockn' a Hard Place

  • Oct 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

Having spent most of my life in big cities, I didn’t use to care much where my food came from, except when the supermarket was out of something or the McDonald’s drive-through was backed up. Then I’d belly-ache about the terrible inconvenience. When I was 5, I asked my dad if hot dogs were made out of dogs. He said no, but he wouldn’t tell me what they were really made of. As an adult I have assiduously avoided asking that question.

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