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- Sep 20, 2013 at 3:45PM
More and more shooters are coming to a club near Outlying Field to hone their skills. The Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association, which is nestled on property on Safari Street between Outlying Field and the Island Transit headquarters campus on State Highway 20, has enjoyed a membership boom in recent years.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.”
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 3, 2013 at 10:43AM
The Coupeville High School soccer team was blanked 2-0 at Lakewood Tuesday, Oct. 1.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.”
- 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.
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