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Students’ food drive helps into new year

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 3:50PM

A group of students at Coupeville Elementary School spent busy weeks collecting food for Gifts from the Heart food bank, which serves low-income families in Coupeville and Greenbank.

Letter: Cost of town’s water needs investigation

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:21PM

Editor, In your story “Public Stays Mum” you reported that “no one came to Town Hall requesting a copy of the budget.”

Greenbank Farm works on warmer barn

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:28PM

It will be a little warmer during events at Greenbank Farm this winter. The Port of Coupeville recently spent more than $3,700 to repair the heaters in the farm’s Barn A, which is home to numerous events such as the holiday market that is currently underway on the weekends. It is one of two projects to improve the publicly owned facility.

Cable ship in Admiralty Inlet piques curiosity

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jan 2, 2014 at 9:34AM

A large ship floating for more than a week near the Coupeville-to-Port Townsend ferry route piqued the curiosity of nearby residents. It turns out the Wave Venture, a 464-foot vessel owned by United Kingdom-based Global Marine Systems, has been sailing in the area while its crew repair fiber optic cables.

Letter: Thanks everyone for great town potluck

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:20PM

Editor, Wow, the 204 people who brought their favorite Thanksgiving offering to the community potluck at the Coupeville Recreation Hall certainly put on a feast! Thanks to each and every one of you for adding your special touch to the wonderful meal we all enjoyed together.

Finalists chosen for reserve manager

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:08PM

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing announced the finalists for manager of the 17,500-acre reserve. The three finalists will be interviewed in January with a decision to be made shortly thereafter, said Lisbeth Cort, interim reserve manager.

Little League teams open tournament play

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

District 11 Little League tournament action began this weekend, and the combined Central and South Whidbey 9/10 softball team won two games and is close to locking up a trip to the state tournament.

Whidbey team drops district opener | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:49AM

The combined North/Central/South Whidbey 13/14 Junior Little League baseball team opened the district playoffs with a tough loss, falling 3-2 in nine innings to Sedro-Woolley Monday, June 30, in Anacortes.

Softball falls at district; 9/10 baseball wins | CWLL

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 3:19PM

Anacortes eliminated the Central/South Whidbey Little League 11/12 softball team from the District 11 tournament with an 18-8 win in five innings at Oak Harbor's Volunteer Park Monday, June 30.

Whidbey team wins | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:42PM

Overcoming an extra-inning loss in the first round, the Whidbey Island Junior (13/14) baseball team bounced back with a 13-0 drubbing of Anacortes Tuesday, July 1, in the District 11 tournament in Anacortes.

Sharing a love of the sea: Charter tours owner sets sail for chamber

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:15PM

Mark Saia says he wants to wear a pirate outfit to his wedding. “That’s why we’re not married yet,” he joked.

Town takes steps to turn part of Front Street one-way

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:16PM

Officials with the Town of Coupeville are taking necessary steps to turn part of Front Street into a one-way road. Town council read the first reading of an ordinance that will change Front Street, starting at North Main Street all the way to Northeast Ninth Street, to a one-way road for eastbound traffic only.

New county commissioner appointed

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:19PM

Aubrey Vaughan was selected as interim Island County commissioner last week. He said during his interviews with commissioners that he wants to rebuild the connection between Camano and Whidbey islands and help the county through this year’s budget process.

Crowds race for deals at annual sale

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:26PM

It was a mad dash Saturday morning as crowds gathered at Coupeville Middle School to claim treasures at the annual Coupeville Lions Garage Sale. As the clock struck 9 a.m., a horn sounded and the frenzy began.

Thanks to those who helped work in garden | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:33PM

Editor, On Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m., 27 generous people converged on the gardens in front of the Island County Museum.

Coupeville students earn top marks | Honor Roll

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:49PM

The Coupeville Middle and High School is pleased to announce achievement of Honor Roll status for the following grades 6-12 students during Semester 2 of the 2013-2014 school year. An asterisk indicates that the student had a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.

Penn Cove water district requests expansion

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 7:00PM

Island County commissioners will review an expansion to Penn Cove Water & Sewer District to ensure it complies with state Department of Health requirements.

Please be respectful with your fireworks | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

Editor, Every year, animals and people have a hard time with the extremely frightening noise of the fireworks. A lot of veterans can’t deal with what sounds like assault rifles. As Jill Johnson says, this is a Navy island.

Auction July 5 to share deceased artist’s legacy

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

As Bret Holmes stepped on to his back lawn, he headed directly toward the property’s edge and an unobstructed backdrop of blue sky and water that didn’t seem to end.

Duck and Cover: the invaders have arrived | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 9:00PM

The annual summer invasion of the Rock has begun. There are creepy, curious, voracious creatures everywhere, and I’m not talking about tented caterpillars littering our footsteps. Squish, squish, squish.

Marshal’s office responds to missing dogs report | Blotter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 10:00PM

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

Remember safety and laws on Fourth of July

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 11:00PM

When celebrating this Fourth of July, remember that fireworks aren’t a free-for-all. Whether you live in the county or within town limits, each jurisdiction has its own set of rules.

CWLL still in running | 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 3, 2014 at 9:02AM

The Central Whidbey 9/10 baseball team to advanced in the District 11 tournament in Sedro-Woolley by eliminating the host team 3-1 Tuesday, July 1.

Central/South Whidbey qualifies for state | 9/10 softball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 3, 2014 at 9:02AM

The Central/South Whidbey Little League 9/10 softball team is heading to state.

Central Whidbey finishes run at district | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:16AM

Central Whidbey's 11/12 Little League baseball team was eliminated from the District 11 tournament in Langley by a 7-3 loss to North Whidbey Wednesday, July 2.

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