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Wolves stumble in second half | Boys basketball

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 8:52AM

The third-quarter blues have haunted the Coupeville High School boys basketball team all season; the latest verse came in a 79-52 loss to visiting Granite Falls Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Many stars shine in Wolves' win | Girls basketball

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 9:35AM

Buoyed by an impressive all-around game, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team got back to its winning ways with a 48-19 victory at Granite Falls Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Low tides prompts February ferry cancellations on Port Townsend/Coupeville route

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 2:59PM

Washington State Ferries announced Tuesday the cancellation of several February sailings on the Port Townsend-to-Coupeville ferry route due to low tides.

Port of Coupeville closes beach access by wharf

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 2:41PM

Due to safety concerns, leaders for the Port of Coupeville chained off a Front Street entry point to the beach. The stairs near the port office by Coupeville Wharf were recently blocked. People can still walk down to the beach by using the Front Street deck, located next to the Knead and Feed. “The stairway is falling apart and it’s not safe to go down there,” said Tim McDonald, executive director for Port of Coupeville. He added parts of the concrete stairs have broken, the sand underneath is washing away and there’s nothing anchoring the stairs. There is also a large piece of wood blocking the stairs and hampering people’s access to the shore.

Greenbank solar project losing leasee

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:12AM

A leasee with the Greenbank Farm’s community solar project is terminating its lease at the end of the year.

Family flees with disabled adult siblings

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:13AM

Two men are facing felony charges for allegedly fleeing a courtroom in Coupeville with their developmentally disabled brothers after a judge granted custody of the vulnerable adults to their niece, court documents state.

Fuel float bids come in $30,000 over estimate

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:14AM

The Port of Coupeville is going to have to dip into its reserve funds after three bids to replace the wharf’s fuel floats came in over estimate.

Summer picnic to offer fort tours, entertainment July 26

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:15AM

The newly formed Friends of Ebey’s has a lot to celebrate this month. The group, earlier this month, finalized and signed a memorandum or understanding with the Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

Port approves hiring temporary office help

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:16AM

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville approved the hiring of an additional temporary employee.

Proposals sought for Greenbank Farm management

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:16AM

The Port of Coupeville is seeking proposals from groups or people interested in managing the Greenbank Farm.

OLF key issue in congressional race

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:17AM

The Navy’s use of Outlying Field Coupeville to train the EA-18G Growlers is a critical topic for this year’s congressional primary, which ends Aug. 5.

Lapointe, Larsen should continue with campaign debates | Opinion

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:18AM

In the race for Rick Larsen’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, a debate over Coupeville’s Outlying Field has become a key issue.

Share the road with thousands of racers | Letter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:19AM

Editor, Prepare for an invasion. Sometime on Friday, thousands of men, women and children — well, teenagers — will arrive on Whidbey and traverse a combined total of approximately 34,000 miles of the island … on foot.

Appreciate candidate forum held last week | Letter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:20AM

Editor, I am writing to show my appreciation to the Whidbey Island League of Women Voters and the Sno-Isle Library System for providing Island County voters with another great Voter’s Forum featuring candidates for Island County treasurer and Washington State representative, Legislative District 10, Position 2. The forum was conducted professionally and gave candidates an opportunity to answer questions provided by the public as well as League members.

Antibiotics can be a blessing and a curse | Rock Doc

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:21AM

It’s astonishing to think about, but when my grandfather was born, one in five children didn’t live to see their fifth birthday, in large part due to endemic and epidemic diseases. Today that’s all changed.

Police respond to noise, burglaries | Blotter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:21AM

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

Stars were out at the Coupeville Library

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:24AM

“How many stars do you see in the middle of the handle?” asked Richard Everett, a member of the Island County Astronomical Society, as he pointed to the Big Dipper with a crowd of people gathering around him.

Fort like home for park ranger

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:11AM

It can be a little unsettling when Jon Crimmins looks back to his teenage years spent at Fort Casey State Park.

Navy EIS comment period extended

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

In response to a number of requests, the Navy is extending the scoping period for the Environmental Impact Statement on the EA-18G Growlers. Comments are now being accepted until Friday, Jan. 31. Purpose of the extension is “to ensure all surrounding communities have ample opportunity to provide input,” Navy officials said in a prepared news release.

Whidbey's Island Transit settles into new facilities

  • Jan 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Today’s Island Transit looks a lot different from the entity that formed in 1987 with five buses and 20 employees working out of a former auto shop that contained two maintenance bays and one restroom. The publicly-funded transit entity currently has more than 200 vehicles and more than 140 employees who recently moved into a new headquarters facility that was mostly paid for by a federal grant. That headquarters is located on Highway 20, south of Coupeville near the Pacific Rim Institute and Outlying Field.

Island County struggling to find Conservation Futures Fund volunteers

  • Jan 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

After months of searching, Island County is still looking for volunteers to participate in two boards that evaluate projects trying to utilize Conservation Futures Funds. The county started looking for volunteers in October to serve on the Community Advisory Board and the Technical Advisory Board; however, nobody has applied yet. “It would be nice to fill the positions,” said Pam Dill, who is coordinating the application search for Island County. She said it doesn’t require a large time commitment.

Wolves fall to 1st-place King's | Girls basketball

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 9:16AM

King's remained undefeated in conference play by tripping the host Coupeville High School girls basketball team 67-33 Friday, Jan. 17.

Whidbey's Beach Watchers gearing up for Sound Waters

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

For anyone wanting to learn more about Puget Sound, Beach Watchers is holding a one-day university with 65 classes Feb. 1. Sound Waters, now in its 19th year, was started after the first Beach Watchers organization was formed. The program is a Washington State University Extension service which brings volunteers together to educate the public about Puget Sound.

Condemned Ledgewood house burns to ground months after landslide

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Jan 28, 2014 at 3:19PM

A Driftwood Way home that had been abandoned since a massive landslide made national headlines in early 2013 burned to the ground Sunday night.

Coupeville gives Cedarcrest battle | Girls basketball

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jan 24, 2014 at 8:15AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team pushed powerful Cedarcrest to the limit Tuesday, Jan. 21, before running out of gas in a 57-47 home loss.

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