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Coupeville group claims OLF is ‘non-essential,’ flights resume

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

A Coupeville-based group that sued the Navy in July over jet noise is claiming that Outlying Field Coupeville is not as essential as the Navy claims. The Navy suspended touch-and-go operations at OLF Coupeville in May, but plans to resume in January in a more limited capacity than in recent years.

Navy beefs up OLF security; closes Maylor trail

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

More than 1,000 large cement blocks connected by thick cable are being installed around the perimeter of the Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville.

Public stays mum on 2014 town budget

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 1:00PM

Coupeville Town Council unanimously passed a $5.1 million budget for 2014 last week. Changes to the budget include a 5 percent cost of living increase for employees, which was something Mayor Nancy Conard said was a priority this year.

Port comp plan amendment considered

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 1:00PM

The Island County Planning Commission is reviewing a comprehensive plan amendment that tweaks the zoning of the Greenbank Farm.

County approves event regs

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 9:00AM

Island County commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance last week that allows permitting for events on agricultural properties. The policy applies to events taking place on advertised properties for uses such as weddings, reunions, graduations and food events for a fee or otherwise commercial use that may include more than 50 attendees. It is not the county’s intent to regulate private parties hosted by property owners, the ordinance states.

Coupeville couple catches restaurant

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

Years toiling in the restaurant industry paid off for one Coupeville chef. Tyler Hansen, who recently moved to Whidbey Island, is the new owner of the Oystercatcher, a cozy little bistro located in downtown Coupeville.

Winter prep preview | Coupeville cheer

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

"LEAD Strong" is the motto of this winter's Coupeville High School cheer squad, tying into the traditional family feeling the team has built over the years.

New WAIF director settling in

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

Leaders for Whidbey’s animal shelter tapped the Midwest to find a new executive director. Charles Vreeland started his tenure Nov. 4 as executive director for the Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation.

Work helps Coupeville to 1st win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 11:45AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team's willingness to work paid early dividends as the Wolves defeated visiting Meridian 46-34 Saturday, Dec. 7.

Borderites beat unsteady Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 12:46PM

First-game nerves contributed to a slow start for the Coupeville High School boys basketball team in its 84-50 loss at Blaine Saturday, Dec. 7.

Cedarcrest cruises by Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 8:54AM

After the first four minutes not much went right for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team in its 77-27 loss at Cedarcrest Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Good start, rough finish for Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 11:49AM

After flying high in the first quarter, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team came crashing down in the second period in a 66-26 loss to visiting Cedarcrest Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Crowds gather to celebrate holidays

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:14PM

Sub-freezing temperatures couldn’t put a chill on holiday spirit Saturday. Despite temperatures under 30 degrees, hundreds of people bundled up and braved the cold during the annual Greening of Coupeville celebration.

Wonky alarm cancels ferry sailing out of Coupeville

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:19PM

Ferry officials were forced to cancel a sailing Monday evening on the Port Townsend to Coupeville ferry route.

Fire truck riding Santa visits neighborhoods

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:17PM

Santa is trading in his sleigh for a fire engine. Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue’s Santa Mobile is winding its way through the district’s neighborhoods this month. It provides a festive way to celebrate the holiday season and inform residents about the fire district’s programs.

Coupeville schools get new phone numbers

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:15PM

Thanks to a technology levy, Central Whidbey parents will have a chance to contact their children’s teachers directly without having to go through a switchboard. The Coupeville School District recently spent approximately $25,000 to install a new phone system. The new system will tie into the one being used by the Oak Harbor School District and the City of Oak Harbor.

Seat open for historic preservation commission

  • Dec 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the Ebey’s Landing Historic Preservation Commission.

Pay increase coming for food and clerical workers

  • Dec 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

Food service and clerical workers at Whidbey General Hospital got an early Christmas present. They are receiving a small pay increase thanks to a new three-year contract the Whidbey General Hospital Board of Commissioners approved during their Monday night meeting.

Hospital software cause bill struggles

  • Dec 15, 2013 at 9:00AM

Hangups in a new electronic records system caused delays in billings and reduced the amount of cash available at Whidbey General Hospital. Hospital officials said they are expecting to spend more than $7.5 million implementing an electronic records system provided by Meditech that originally went online in May.

Good defense leads to Wolves win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 10:08AM

After its defense staked it a good-sized lead, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team hung on tight at the end to secure 35-31 win at Lakewood Friday, Dec. 13.

Close not good enough for Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 11:55AM

Close losses just aren't cutting it any more, according to Coupeville High School boys basketball coach Anthony Smith.

Big middle quarters lift Wolves to win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 9:52AM

Dominating the middle quarters, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team pushed aside visiting rival South Whidbey 42-27 Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Frightful 3rd period haunts Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 10:49AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team played three good quarters against visiting South Whidbey Tuesday, Dec. 17, but the third was a killer.

Streubel named to all-state team

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 2:44PM

Coupeville High School senior Nick Streubel earned second-team, all-state honors in football, the Associated Press announced Thursday, Dec. 19.

Basketball games postponed

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 1:58PM

The Coupeville High School basketball games scheduled for Orcas Island tonight (Friday, Dec. 20) have been postponed because of snow.

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