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Race the Reserve registration continues

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 8:07AM

Registration is still open for the second annual Race the Reserve, which is set for Saturday, Aug. 10, at Mickey Clark Field in Coupeville.

Chipping in: Washington youth visit Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve to spruce up historic buildings

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Aug 12, 2013 at 2:37PM

More than three dozen high school students from across Washington state visited Whidbey Island in July to get a hands-on lesson in historic preservation.

Islanders win 2 titles | Soccer

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 12:08PM

Islanders soccer teams won two divisions in the Marysville Strawberry Classic Tournament last weekend, Aug. 2-4.

Prolific Coupeville artist Roger Purdue passes away

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Feb 3, 2013 at 7:56AM

Whidbey lost a masterpiece this week. Coupeville’s Roger Purdue, a popular artist, educator and pilot, died early Sunday morning from complications of Parkinson’s Disease.

Crewing issues force canceled sailings of Coupeville ferry

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 9:35AM

A staffing issue has prompted the cancellation of several sailings on the Port Townsend/Coupeville ferry route. The 8:45 a.m. sailing from Port Townsend and the 9:30 a.m. sailing from Coupeville were cancelled due to the lack of a qualified crew, according to information provided by Washington State Ferries.

Turks use big 2nd quarter to top Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 11:36AM

Three solid quarters can't always erase one weak one. The Coupeville High School boys basketball team found that out at Sultan Friday, Jan. 31, losing 79-67.

Foul-shooting woes lead to loss | Girls basketball

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 11:39AM

Basketball is a complicated game, but sometimes the reason for a win or loss can be pinned on one variable. The Coupeville High School girls basketball team need look no further than the free throw line to zero in on the primary factor in its 42-39 loss to visiting Sultan Friday, Jan. 31.

Support rallies for school levies vote

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:28PM

Coupeville School District has two proposals on the Feb. 11 ballot. The first request is for renewal of the maintenance and operations levy, which will bring in $2.24 million each year for four years.

Ledgewood landslide still unstable

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:30PM

Homeowners still living near the massive landslide area in Ledgewood are wary as more pieces of the bluff continue to slough off.

Family pet warns owners of attic fire at Crockett Lake home

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:33PM

A family cat woke its owners when a fire sparked in an attic last week. At 3:08 a.m., Jan. 24, Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue responded to a reported residential fire in the 900 block of Gainsborough Road in Crockett Lake Estates.

Weber finishes dozen years on the port board

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:45PM

Benye Weber worked through many changes during her 12 years serving on the Port of Coupeville’s publicly elected board.

Town gearing up for Arts and Crafts Festival this weekend

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 3:53PM

Coupeville is gearing up for a weekend of fun and creativity with the annual Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival. The event is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11 in downtown Coupeville.

Island Lions clubs unite to comfort sick children

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 3:52PM

Hospital officials were looking for a simple way to comfort some of their youngest patients and Lions Club members on Whidbey Island found a way to help.

Highland Games mark 15 years at Greenbank

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 4:19PM

Get your cabers ready to toss. A group of Scottish-minded people will get their large poles ready to hurl when they participate in the annual Highland Games, which takes place Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Greenbank Farm.

Island Transit’s former hq gets rubble-ized

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 9:00AM

Island Transit Executive Director Martha Rose achieved a dream last month. She got to take the first swing to demolish the transit agency’s former headquarters building. Rose manned an excavator in mid-July to kick off the demolition for the building that had been emptied now that the new headquarters building is pretty much complete.

New coaches to lead 2 fall teams

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

The 2013 fall high school sports season begins in a few weeks, and two of Coupeville’s teams will be guided by new coaches.

Murphy press hurts Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 10:14AM

Archbishop Murphy's full-court press helped the Wildcats pick up points in transition in a 78-50 win over the host Coupeville High School boys basketball team Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Wolves play well but are edged by 'Cats | Girls basketball

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:40AM

Coupeville High School girls basketball coach David King liked just about everything he saw on the court from his team at Archbishop Murphy Tuesday, Feb. 4. However, when he looked up at the scoreboard, the lights revealed a 50-48 win for the Wildcats.

Woman discovers deer missing half of its leg

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 9:00AM

Coupeville Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

Coupeville lead slips away in 2nd half | Boys basketball

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 11:27AM

A halftime lead soon evaporated in the third quarter and the Coupeville High School boys basketball team closed out the season with a 76-54 loss at Granite Falls Thursday, Feb. 6.

Coupeville Town Council votes ‘yes’ to sheriff contract

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 1:20PM

Coupeville Town Council approved an interlocal agreement with the Island County Sheriff’s Office last week for law enforcement services. The contract starts March 1. A motion to approve the agreement was passed by all council members with the exception of Molly Hughes, who was absent from the meeting.

Don’t forget school levy vote Tuesday | Some Perspective

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

Next week voters are being asked to renew two existing levies in the Coupeville School District. One levy covers the district’s maintenance and operations, which brings in $2.24 million each year for four years. Those levy dollars help pay for vital needs in the district such as teacher salaries, para-educators, a school nurse, library services, transportation and instructional materials. The other levy is a technology levy brings in $300,000 each year and provides funds to keep technology up-to-date, an important investment in society today.

Coupeville High School woodworker project aids Fort Casey gun emplacements

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Thanks to the help of a few handy students, the gun emplacements at Fort Casey State Park are getting new equipment that will add to the historical feel of the park. Coupeville High School seniors in the woodworking class spent part of their school year making equipment that was used around the large, 10-inch guns on display. Visitors to the state park will notice the two guns, one in a firing position and one in a resting position. The students are building powder canisters, a time-and-range table along with a rammer head and a sponge head that were used in the gun barrels.

Sound Physicians will provide Whidbey General Hospital hospitalists

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Sound Physicians, based in Tacoma, has agreed to provide hospitalist services to Whidbey General Hospital beginning Feb. 5. Traditionally, hospital patients are seen by their personal physician, frequently at night. Today in many hospitals including Whidbey General, these patients are treated by hospitalists, who are available around the clock and who specialize in hospital care. Hospitalists work with physicians in the community to ensure continuity of care after patients leave the hospital.

Volunteer needed for Island County Planning Commission

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to complete a term on the Island County Planning Commission as Commissioner District 2 (which encompasses all of the greater Oak Harbor area). The term will run until Jan. 2, 2015. Members must reside in the district appointed to represent. The Board of County Commissioners appoints commission members to four-year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement.

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