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Bowen says failed project aids in ability to help port

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 3:31PM

References to a failed sustainable development made by a Port of Coupeville candidate are raising concerns from the port’s incoming executive director. Those concerns arose after Tim McDonald, who will start as port director Dec. 1, wanted to find out more about candidate Dick Bowen’s experience.

Letter: Courtesy call would have ended confusion

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 3:40PM

Editor, I never had a chance to respond to Nathan Whalen before he published the article, “Questions raised about candidate for port position” that appeared in the Oct. 24 edition of The Whidbey Examiner because I was on a remote island in Canada spending time with my wife.

Former hospital doctor suggests new direction

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 10:00AM

With Whidbey General Hospital asking voters to approve a bond to pay for an expansion, one critic is arguing for hospital leaders to try something different. Mark Borden, one-time hospital emergency room physician turned staunch Whidbey General critic, thinks it would be a godsend if the hospital would partner with a larger company, such as Providence Health and Services.

Coupeville equestrienne wins big

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 10:00AM

Ally Roberts, a 14-year-old freshman attending Coupeville High School, earned several awards at the Washington State Fair, which was held last month in Puyallup.

Hospital to sell two properties

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 10:00AM

Two Whidbey General Hospital properties that aren’t being used will soon be sold off. Hospital commissioners recently declared two resident properties surplus, one on Echo Loop in Oak Harbor and the other on Highway 525 in Freeland. The hospital has to go through a public process to sell each property.

New port director may cost more

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 3:00PM

With a new executive director taking the helm of the Port of Coupeville in December comes a new employee arrangement, prompting officials to try and find a bit more money in the budget.

Sultan runs down Wolves | Football

  • Nov 4, 2013 at 8:57AM

The Coupeville High School football team scored 21 points against one of the Cascade Conference's top defenses Friday, Nov. 1, unfortunately, it couldn't stop one of the league's best running backs as Sultan rolled by the Wolves 54-21 at Mickey Clark Field.

Rockin' a Hard Place: Reveling in the pleasures of a rockin’ Autumn

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 3:32PM

‘Tis autumn on the Rock, and although it’s my favorite season I also consider it a bittersweet time of year.

Opinion: Craftiness fails during annual Snowflake party

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 3:29PM

Some people really love Christmas, I mean REALLY love Christmas. A friend of mine starts listening to Christmas music around Halloween, looks to start Christmas decorating in the beginning of November and usually has all of her trees up before Thanksgiving.

Letter: Return stolen sign, no questions ask

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 3:30PM

Editor, A Friendly Invitation: In the spirit of diversity and sustainability of debate, I invite whoever stole the “JETS = JOBS” sign from my front yard at 229 Fort Casey Road in Coupeville to bring it back.

Boys and Girls Club: fundraising for a new home

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 3:07PM

In the past six years, the number of youth using programs at the Coupeville Boys and Girls Club has skyrocketed. So much so that leaders of the nonprofit are raising money to pay for a new building. Thanks to a donation from the Stuurmans Family, the organization has the land to construct an 8,000-square-foot building at the end of Birch Street in Coupeville.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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