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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.

Cedarcrest uses 3-ball to beat Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 8:15AM

The Cedarcrest High School boys basketball team ran to a 24-9 first quarter lead on the way to racing by visiting Coupeville 72-39 Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Poop patrol: It takes a village to clean up after Fido at Greenbank Farm

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:14PM

If the folks who take their dogs for walks to Greenbank Farm weren’t responsible pet owners and poop picker-uppers, the place would literally be knee-deep in doggy doo-doo.

Grateful to have such a caring local market | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:36PM

Editor, In early June, I had a stroke, not the worst anyone could have, and for that I am grateful. My friends, family and amazing community came to my rescue.

Police respond to inebriated bar patrons | Blotter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:37PM

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

County approves fair maintenance

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Island County commissioners approved $30,000 for maintenance of the Island County Fairgrounds Monday, although management of the property remains uncertain.

‘Bounce Mania’ replaces festival

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

One of the first things Bo Chernikoff thought of when he heard about the cancellation of the Loganberry Festival this year was the children.

Keep future in mind when planting trees | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 7:00PM

When we first moved into our house 17 years ago, I could lie in bed on the second floor, look out my window and count the stars.

WAIF breaking ground on facility

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 7:00PM

After roughly 10 years of fundraising, supporters of Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation are finally seeing their dreams come to fruition.

Museum to host historic walking tour

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 9:00PM

As the longest standing commercial property owner on Front Street, Paul Whelan has seen the waterfront town change over the years.

Lakewood rally stings Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jan 28, 2014 at 10:29AM

Going into the girls basketball contest against Lakewood Friday, Jan. 24, Coupeville High School coach David King said he expected a "tough game." It turned out to be tough in more ways than one. As expected, it was close and hard fought. The visiting Cougars won 39-36.

Wolves' win sets up big game with South Whidbey | Boys basketball

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Jan 28, 2014 at 10:30AM

Several strong story lines punctuated the Coupeville High School boys basketball team's thrilling 59-57 win at Lakewood Friday, Jan. 24.

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