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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.

Digital subs are the next wave for newspapers

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

For nearly 20 years, The Whidbey Examiner has been providing loyal readers with coverage they can count on. The industry has been transformed many times over the decades, incorporating websites and, later, social media.

Potty fight bubbles to surface

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association plans to raise a little bit of a stink over bathrooms. The group of merchants plans to ask the Town Council to reopen the town’s public restrooms during festivals on a limited basis.

Murphy rolls by Wolves | Soccer

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:51AM

The state's second-ranked 2A soccer team, Archbishop Murphy, remained unbeaten by stopping Coupeville High School 7-0 Tuesday, April 8, in Everett.

Wildcats rain on Wolves | Softball

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:53AM

The weather was bad and the result the same for the Coupeville High School softball team as the Wolves lost 10-0 and 11-0 in a pair of five-inning games against Archbishop Murphy Tuesday, April 8, in Everett.

Greenbank Farm hosts Port forum

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

Central Whidbey residents will be able to learn about the candidates running for the Port of Coupeville.

Group hosting forum prompt confliction

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, So what is a contractor for the port doing holding a political forum for candidates hoping to get elected to the port? The private Greenbank Farm Management Group’s foray into campaign politics raises questions of appropriateness and conflicts of interest.

Clipper returns to Coupeville

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:14AM

The Victoria Clipper dropped a group of whale watchers at Coupeville Wharf for a two-hour lunch break Saturday.

Wolves turn table on Cedarcrest | Baseball

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

Payback. After losing a 1-0 heartbreaker in nine innings Monday to Cedarcrest, the Coupeville High School baseball team returned the favor by nipping the Red Wolves 6-5 in another nine-inning game Wednesday, April 11, in Duvall.

Soroptimists announce awards

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

Soroptimist International of Coupeville gave out three awards to honor women helping others in their community. Awards were given to Coupeville High School seniors Breeanna Messner and Julia Felici in recognition of their local volunteer work.

Shifty Sailors to share sea shanties Saturday

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 4:32PM

“And all of the years, all the tears and the laughter, are there in the stories they tell,” the Shifty Sailors sang during practice last week. And there will be plenty of stories to tell as the group sings “Away to America” and many other nautical-themed and old-timey songs during the fifth annual Shanty Fest 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12.

Gray whales return to Sound

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 7:00AM

The “Saratoga” gray whales have returned to Whidbey and Camano island waters for their annual three-month feeding foray in Puget Sound.

‘Creep’ reportedly scoping houses

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

Ebey’s board against pot restrictions

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve said that farmers should be able to grow and process recreational marijuana within the area if they wish.

Letter: Fair board spent too much money on plan

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Since moving to Whidbey Island nine years ago, a repeated theme coming from Island County is that of lack of funding for critical issues, crime prevention, public health, the court system, etc.

Chamber hosts discussion on hospital bond

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 8:00AM

Nearly 20 Coupeville business leaders got a look Tuesday morning of a proposal to expand and update Whidbey General Hospital.

Coupeville snares 4 firsts in 3-team meet | Track

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 8:47AM

The Coupeville High School track team captured four firsts in at three-team meet at Cedarcrest Thursday, April 10.

Meerkerk hosting fairy party

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

It’s amazing what a child can make with a poppy seed pod, a little moss and a few dried leaves.

Kindergarten registration night to be held May 22

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

Coupeville Elementary School will be hosting a kindergarten registration night 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, May 22 in the school library.

United Methodists hold special Easter services

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Coupeville United Methodist Church will hold services on three days during Easter week, commemorating Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Bailey, Wolves maul Meridian | Softball

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

McKayla Bailey fired a two-hitter to help the Coupeville High School softball team to an 8-0 nonleague win at Meridian Thursday, April 10.

Conservation District names award recipients

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 2:18PM

Whidbey Island Conservation District cooperators and partners were recognized for land stewardship and support at an open house this week at the Coupeville Library.

Careage residents perform puppet show

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

“Welcome to Charlotte’s Web,” said Rene Schlangen, the activities director at Careage of Whidbey.

Student athletes learn the ropes on CPR safety

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

Dozens of student athletes last week got a lesson in how to provide life-saving treatment in the event someone collapses. Firefighters and EMTs from Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue, South Whidbey Fire/EMS and Whidbey General EMS showed athletes competing for Coupeville Middle and High School the basics of performing CPR and how to use the automatic external defibrillators that are available on school district property.

Win over Granite Falls sets up critical game with Falcons | Football

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:12AM

The annual rivalry football game between Coupeville and South Whidbey over "The Bucket" is an electric event any year, but this fall's clash is carrying even higher voltage.

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