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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.

Vendors gear up for first 2014 farmers market

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:39PM

Linda Bartlett could sense by the warmth on her face that the season was changing. If not that, a certain spring in the steps of her chickens was another sign.

2036 regional population projection unrolled

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:42PM

Island County planners estimate that Island County will grow by nearly 10,000 people by the year 2036.

Opinion: Communities really come together when tragedy strikes

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:48PM

When tragedy strikes, communities pull together to support one another. While the Oso landslide didn’t happen on Whidbey Island, it did affect some in the community.

Letter: Submit comments to protect wildlife health

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:48PM

Editor, For years scientists have wondered why whales, for no apparent reason, would choose to cast themselves out of the water to die of dehydration on some beach.

Concert to benefit Oso landslide victim

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Apr 5, 2014 at 7:16AM

The feeling of loss over the lives taken in the Oso landslide hit home on Whidbey Island. And residents on the island are rallying to help. A benefit concert is planned for Friday night, April 4, at the Roller Barn in Oak Harbor to help Seth Jefferds, an Oso resident who lost his wife and granddaughter during the March 22 mudslide.

OLF group plans next steps as EIS begins

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

A judge has awarded a stay on the lawsuit filed against the Navy by a Coupeville group seeking to stop touch-and-go operations at Outlying Field Coupeville. The group received what they considered a victory when the Navy agreed to conduct the Environmental Impact Statement the lawsuit demanded, but they have additional plans, including a class-action lawsuit. Controversy over OLF reached a fevered pitch earlier this year after increasing complaints about the noise associated with the Navy’s ongoing Field Landing Carrier Practice or touch-and-go operations. The Navy is in the process of transiting from the EA-6B Prowler to the EA-8G Growler, an aircraft some believe is louder.

Coupeville man kicked out of court

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

A judge kicked a 33-year-old Coupeville man out of court last week for repeated angry outbursts.

Island County starting inspections

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

Appraisers from the Island County Assessors Office will be inspecting homes over the next six months in a 10-mile radius in the area of Greenbank and Freeland. The appraisers are inspecting homes for critical information on the current quality and condition of homes and buildings, changes to land characteristics, new construction effecting value and any negative impacts to your property value.

Wolves win in doubles | Tennis

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Oct 8, 2013 at 10:47AM

Exciting doubles play highlighted Coupeville's 4-1 loss to visiting Overlake of Redmond Friday, Oct. 10.

Minimum wage in Washington raises in 2014

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 2:00PM

Washington’s minimum wage will increase to $9.32 per hour beginning Jan. 1. The state department of labor and industries calculates the state’s minimum wage each year as required by Initiative 688. The 13-cent-per-hour increase, from $9.19 to $9.32 an hour, reflects a 1.455 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI‑W) over the last 12 months ending August 31.

Police respond to bald eagle accident

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls: Monday, March 24 1:17 p.m., a caller reported a subject was panhandling in the parking lot at Whidbey General Hospital.

Forever Fund making memories

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

Kathy Baxter is a punch list away from completing her dream home. As she walks through her newly preserved and renovated historic farmhouse in Ebey’s Landing National historical Reserve this week, she ponders how all the stars aligned at just the right time.

Hearts and Hammers is seeking sponsors

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:00AM

Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers is looking for sponsors to help make its annual workday more beneficial to the community.

Murphy takes 3 from Coupeville | Baseball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 9:32AM

The Coupeville High School baseball team entered the season with hopes of winning the Cascade Conference crown. Defending champion Archbishop Murphy squashed those dreams by sweeping a three-game series from the Wolves last week, including an 11-0 drubbing Friday, April 4, in Everett.

Wolves add another 2-1 win | Soccer

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 11:00AM

Scores of 2-1 are becoming a habit for the Coupeville High School soccer team, and that's fine with coach Kyle Nelson as long as the "2" is on the Wolves' side of the scoreboard.

Coupeville shoots down Falcons | Softball

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 12:00PM

Using big innings to start and finish the game, the Coupeville High School softball team earned its second win of the season, both at the expense of rival South Whidbey, with a 9-5 win in Langley Friday, April 4.

Red Wolves trip up Coupeville | Volleyball

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 12:13PM

For the second time this season, the Cedarcrest High School volleyball team shutout Coupeville 3-0, this time Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Duvall.

Low on players, Wolves drop match to Cedarcrest | Soccer

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 12:15PM

The Coupeville High School soccer team was short on players but not short on effort in a 5-0 loss at Cedarcrest Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Etzell fans 15 but Wolves fall 1-0 | Baseball

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 1:26PM

Wasting a brilliant pitching performance by Ben Etzell, the Coupeville High School baseball team lost 1-0 in nine innings to visiting Cedarcrest Monday, April 7.

Tigers tame Coupeville | Volleyball

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 8:13AM

Though it is making positive strides, the Coupeville High School volleyball is still looking for its first Cascade Conference win after dropping a 3-0 match to visiting Granite Falls Thursday, Oct. 10.

Bringing technology into the classroom

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 3:40PM

Thanks to a voter-approved tax levy, the Coupeville School District has spent more than $1 million upgrading computers in the classroom. Voters nearly four years ago approved a technology levy that gave the school district $300,000 a year.

Red Cross hosts ‘Safe in the Sound’ program in Coupeville

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 3:43PM

Residents of Coupeville are invited to a demonstration and talk on Tuesday, Oct. 15 to learn more about preparing for emergencies of all kinds – storms, fires and major disruptions such as an earthquake or tsunami.

School board to talk future levies

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 3:41PM

The Coupeville School Board will consider placing up to two levy proposals on the ballot in early 2014.

Ballots head to voters next week

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 3:56PM

The Island County Auditor’s Office next week will mail out more than 50,000 ballots next week for the Nov. 5 general election. Island County Deputy Auditor Michele Reagan said ballots should be mailed on Oct. 16, but the statute allows for the ballots to be mailed out by Oct. 18.

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