Story Archives

Archive Results — 1226 thru 1250 of about 1725 items

Coupeville advances to tri-district | Softball

  • May 18, 2014 at 9:00AM updated May 21, 2014 at 9:45AM

At tri-district, Coupeville will play the No. 3 seed out of District 3 at noon Saturday, May 24 That's exactly what the Coupeville High School softball team did, placing fourth in the district 1A playoffs, thus earning a berth in the tri-district tournament which will also be played at Sedro-Woolley's Janiki Playfields.

There’s plenty to be thankful for living in this town | Some perspective

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

As the holiday season approaches, people usually take a moment to stop, look around and appreciate the things for which they are thankful. Residents in Coupeville should have a lot of thankfulness. They get to live in a beautiful, charming community that does so much to support each other.

New shelter one step in WAIF’s goal for expanding service

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Nov 27, 2013 at 12:17PM

If fundraising goes as expected, stray animals caught on Whidbey Island could have a new home. Officials with the Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation are raising money and constructing a new campus. Nearly $2 million has been raised and leaders are looking to collect another $1.8 million to pay for construction of a new 8,700-square-foot- building on 9.8 acres of land located across the street from the current shelter near Coupeville.

Plate to state: Coupeville boys overcome tough season to move deep into playoffs

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:47PM

State championship. That was the goal of the Coupeville High School baseball team as it approached its first game in mid-March.

Filing Week ends with termination

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:49PM

The election season started out with a bang. Wanda Grone, the Island County chief deputy treasurer, filed to run against her boss and was promptly fired last week.

Memorial Day Parade Saturday in Coupeville

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:50PM

Whidbey Island residents will gather in Coupeville Saturday to celebrate and honor those who have served in the military. Coupeville’s annual Memorial Day Parade starts 11 a.m. on South Main Street and ends at Coupeville Town Park.

Greenbank Farm to host dog training event Saturday

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:50PM

Greenbank Farm is one of the many places on Whidbey Island that offer the opportunity for dogs to walk off-leash, but it also invites people to walk without dogs to explore all the farm has to offer.

Marshal responds to threats, suspicious man eating dandelions

  • May 21, 2014 at 3:13PM

The following calls were reported to the Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office: Monday, May 12 11:35 a.m., a caller at the Country Store reported someone just shoplifted and was walking toward the hospital.

Thanks for another great water festival | Letter

  • May 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, The 23rd Penn Cove Water Festival is now history and the board is already looking to next year’s event on May 16, 2015.

The return of the munching menaces | Sowin' the trowel

  • May 21, 2014 at 7:00PM

Just when you thought it was safe to sit under the fruit trees, tent caterpillars have been spotted on the island and they’re getting ready to chomp, chomp, chomp their way through your orchards and landscaping.

Discussions halted on harbor tours at the wharf

  • May 21, 2014 at 9:00PM

A Coupeville man’s ambition to start a harbor tour business out of the town’s wharf hit a snag. Patrick Kelly proposed starting Heavenly Harbor Tours and began negotiating with the Port of Coupeville early this year. After back and forth discussions, the commissioners are no longer responding to his requests to come to a lease agreement, Kelly claims.

Tales from the cemetery tour

  • May 21, 2014 at 10:00PM

The granite grave marker of one of Whidbey Island’s most influential early pioneers rests in a family plot surrounded by a white picket fence and fir trees. It seems only fitting that in this section of Sunnyside Cemetery reserved for early settlers, Isaac Ebey’s remains are interred not far from an overlook that provides a sweeping view of the prairie that bears his name.

Port may need to reconsider newly set passenger fee | Opinion

  • May 21, 2014 at 11:00PM

For several months commissioners with the Port of Coupeville have been discussing the potential lease of a new harbor tours business.

Fields heading to state for 3rd time | Girls golf

  • May 22, 2014 at 8:39AM

Christine Fields continued one trend and would like to reverse another.

Keeping futures fund should be no-brainer | Letters to the Editor

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

What do you love too much to lose? There is a proposal before the Island County Board of Commissioners to essentially gut the highly successful and popular Conservations Futures Fund. What has the fund done? It has helped preserve and create public beach access, forest parks, off-leash-dog areas, wildlife habitat of regional significance; miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and helped preserve prime farmland. Double Bluff County Park, Ala Spit, Greenbank Farm, Davis Slough Heron Rookery, Trillium Forest and the 3 Sisters farm to mention just a few examples of what the fund has done for us.

Port of Coupeville approves McDonald’s employment arrangement

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

The next month or so will be a time of transition for the Port of Coupeville. A new executive director will take the helm of the district in December and a new commissioner will start his term in January. The commissioners for the Port of Coupeville this month approved an employment arrangement for Tim McDonald, who will start his tenure as executive director Dec. 1.

Two Coupeville school levies head to voters in February

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

Central Whidbey voters will be asked to decide early next year whether to continue local funding for Coupeville schools. The Coupeville School Board last week approved sending two levies that will bring in millions of dollars to the district. Voters will consider the two replacement levies during a special election scheduled for Feb. 12, 2014.

Coupeville mayor plans to propose one-way road

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

In an attempt to deal with bluff erosion, Town of Coupeville officials are looking at possibly turning part of Front Street into a one-way road as a way to deal with bluff erosion issues. Mayor Nancy Conard said she is waiting for additional reports from surveyors before bringing a recommendation to council. She said she anticipates that happening early next year.

Stone reaches tri-district finals in 2 events | Track

  • May 23, 2014 at 8:37AM

Makana Stone placed among the top eight in two events at the tri-district track meet preliminaries at King's Thursday, May 22, and earned spots in the finals.

Ebey Bowl back in action with new partnership

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

After taking a break, Ebey Bowl is back in action. The bowling alley was closed for about a month, and re-opened mid-October. On Sept. 22, Traci Wisdom received a phone call from Matt Iverson and Mimi Johnson, the siblings who own Ebey Bowl. They asked her if she wanted to become a partner. The siblings own an Allstate Insurance Company branch in Oak Harbor as well. Between the business in Oak Harbor and the bowling alley, they were not getting to spend as much time with their families, Wisdom said.

Hearing set for Coupeville's 2014 budget

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

Coupeville Town Council will hold a public hearing next week to seek input on the draft $5.1 million 2014 budget. The document reflects a few changes to town finances including a 5 percent cost of living increase for town employees. Mayor Nancy Conard said employees haven’t seen a raise since 2009.

New Town of Coupeville employees settle in | Town Talk

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 10:00AM

I’d like to introduce you to some of the new faces at Town Hall: Bridget Smith is our new planner, and is also handling some of the work regarding building permits. Bridget has been on board since May 28. She has a bachelor’s degree in architecture, from University of Oregon, which will serve her well in working with the Historic Preservation Commission and our local residents processing building permits in Ebey’s Reserve.

Fans can back Streubel for football honor

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 7:46AM

Local football fans can help Coupeville's Nick Streubel become the Everett Herald's Defensive Player of the Year by casting votes for the Wolf lineman.

Hundreds to gather for Coupeville's annual community Thanksgiving meal

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 10:00AM

Hundreds of people will share their Thanksgiving holiday together at the Coupeville Recreation Hall. Coupeville’s Community Potluck begins at noon Thanksgiving Day and continues until the food runs out.

Stone continues record season | Track

  • May 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

The level of competition at the 1A tri-district track meet was tough this year – just ask Coupeville's Makana Stone.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Aug 28 edition online now. Browse the archives.