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Hayes honored by law enforcement council

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 3:29PM

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano, has been named 2013 Legislator of the Year for the House Republican Caucus by the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs, or WACOPS. An assistant ranking member of the House Public Safety Committee, Hayes is in his first term.

Prolific Coupeville artist Roger Purdue passes away

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Feb 3, 2014 at 7:56AM

Whidbey lost a masterpiece this week. Coupeville’s Roger Purdue, a popular artist, educator and pilot, died early Sunday morning from complications of Parkinson’s Disease.

New manager named for Ebey’s Landing reserve

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 3:27PM

After months of searching, Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve has a new manager. On Friday, the Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing named Kristen Griffin as its new manager.

Wolves close in on playoff spot | Girls basketball

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:57PM

Not only did the Coupeville High School girls basketball team knock off rival South Whidbey 48-38 Tuesday, Jan. 28, it essentially locked up a postseason berth in process.

2 rallies fall short as Wolves drop pair | Boys basketball

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:20PM

Both games followed the same pattern and both resulted in losses for the Coupeville High School boys basketball team. The Wolves fell behind early, mounted a late but too-short rally, and lost twice, first 62-51 at South Whidbey Tuesday, Jan. 28, then 62-55 to visiting Friday Harbor Wednesday, Jan. 29, in a nonleague game.

Bergeron receives state honor

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 10:07AM

Coupeville High School senior basketball player Anthony Bergeron was named 1A Athlete of the Week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association for the week of Jan. 19.

Financial fiasco causes transit to make big cuts

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:35PM

A total of 24 employees will be laid off, Saturday bus service is being cancelled and five routes will be eliminated or changed due to financial problems uncovered at Island Transit.

Seat open on ferry advisory board

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Coupeville Ferry Committee.

Restaurateur shows true generosity | Letter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, I was recently reminded, through a stunning demonstration of generosity, how fortunate we are to be part of such a caring community.

Artists enjoy weekend of sun and scent at Lavender Wind Festival | Slideshow

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:25PM

The sun was shining bright, making the scent of lavender just a bit cheerier during the Lavender Wind Festival Saturday.

Caller reports blocking truck | Blotter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

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

Treasurer candidates vying for General Election

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

Candidates running against Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez said they can do a better job handling the county’s money.

Town moves forward with one-way Front Street

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

While town officials finalized plans to make part of Front Street a one-way, town staff made repairs to the small landslide, which had been closed off for more than a year.

Salute to the Reserve

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Pakawalups, a trio of sisters who perform USO-style numbers, entertained a crowd of roughly 100 during the Friends of Ebey’s Summer Picnic Saturday. From left is Cathie Ledray-Senff, Sue Murray and Vicki Grabicki.

Outsiders challenge party favorites for state seat

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00PM

Two candidates backed by their respective parties are being challenged by party outsiders in the race for state representative, position 2 in the 10th Legislative District.

Langley hosts all-island open-water swim race

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00PM

A tide change has hit the Whidbey Adventure Swim this year, its fourth as an open-water race.

Grone, Canell for treasurer; Hayes, Petrish for state rep. | Opinion

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00PM

Whidbey Island voters have some important decisions to make in this primary election. Two candidates are challenging embattled Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nunez, a Democrat, including one candidate who came from inside her office.

Parents, community getting ready for Race the Reserve

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 8:13AM

Race the Reserve, which returns Saturday, Aug. 9, is more than a fundraiser.

Turks use big 2nd quarter to top Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 11:36AM

Three solid quarters can't always erase one weak one. The Coupeville High School boys basketball team found that out at Sultan Friday, Jan. 31, losing 79-67.

Foul-shooting woes lead to loss | Girls basketball

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 11:39AM

Basketball is a complicated game, but sometimes the reason for a win or loss can be pinned on one variable. The Coupeville High School girls basketball team need look no further than the free throw line to zero in on the primary factor in its 42-39 loss to visiting Sultan Friday, Jan. 31.

Support rallies for school levies vote

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:28PM

Coupeville School District has two proposals on the Feb. 11 ballot. The first request is for renewal of the maintenance and operations levy, which will bring in $2.24 million each year for four years.

Weber finishes dozen years on the port board

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:45PM

Benye Weber worked through many changes during her 12 years serving on the Port of Coupeville’s publicly elected board.

Family pet warns owners of attic fire at Crockett Lake home

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:33PM

A family cat woke its owners when a fire sparked in an attic last week. At 3:08 a.m., Jan. 24, Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue responded to a reported residential fire in the 900 block of Gainsborough Road in Crockett Lake Estates.

Ledgewood landslide still unstable

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:30PM

Homeowners still living near the massive landslide area in Ledgewood are wary as more pieces of the bluff continue to slough off.

Front Street trucks bring frustration

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 4, 2014 at 9:20AM

Town of Coupeville officials are working with Front Street merchants to address concerns about delivery trucks double parking and blocking traffic.

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