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Wolves lose at Lakewood | Softball

  • May 13, 2014 at 8:36AM

Three hits and eight errors for the Coupeville High School softball team reveal the obvious outcome, a 10-0 loss in six innings at Lakewood Monday, May 12.

Water Festival makes a splash | Slideshow

  • May 14, 2014 at 2:34PM

One-year-old Delaney Hodges of Oak Harbor toddled up and down Front Street in her yellow outfit as her parents kept a close eye on her Saturday afternoon.

Coupeville hosts veterans recognition

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:00PM

Dozens of patriotic residents took some time Monday to honor the men and women who served this country.

Hospital folks begin planning expansion

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:11PM

Now that voters have spoken, hospital officials are beginning to plan the expansion of Whidbey General’s Coupeville campus.

Letter: Promise to be good financial stewards

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:15PM

Editor, Last week, the Whidbey General Hospital bond was approved with 61.53 percent of the vote. Support was widespread up and down the island—the bond received majority approval in 33 out of 37 precincts and in several precincts, it garnered more than 75 percent.

Hospital folks begin planning expansion

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:11PM

Now that voters have spoken, hospital officials are beginning to plan the expansion of Whidbey General’s Coupeville campus.

Voters smart to pass Whidbey General bond

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:14PM

While results haven’t yet been certified, last week voters seemingly approved a $50 million bond for Whidbey General Hospital to upgrade and expand its facility.

Proud of those who support foster care | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

Editor, It is no surprise that May is the month that is chosen as National Foster Care Appreciation Month. By May, we are well into springtime - the season that embodies the promise of life renewed.

Kudos to agencies responding to new public records training legislation | Editorial

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

Agencies in Central Whidbey seem to be getting on the Open Public Meetings Act training bandwagon. And the newspaper couldn’t be more pleased. The concern about agencies following the state law came to light last month after the Coupeville School Board handled its appointment of a vacant seat in a way that could violate the law.

Woman tries to kill bedbugs in car | Marshal's blotter

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00PM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls: Monday, May 5 5:48 p.m., a caller at South Main Street and State Highway 20 reported a dead deer blocking the road. Tuesday, May 6 5:18 p.m., a caller reported a car parked at Northeast Front Street and North Main Street with a dog locked inside and all the windows rolled up.

Five submit for Coupeville principal position

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00PM

Candidates are lining up in hopes of becoming the next principal of Coupeville middle and high school. Superintendent Jim Shank said Monday that there are five applicants already for the position.

Deep Sea owner fined $301,000

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM

The state Department of Ecology levied a $301,000 fine against the man whose crab boat caught fire and sank in Penn Cove in 2012, causing an oil spill that temporarily shut down nearby Penn Cove Shellfish. It’s just the latest bad news for Rory Westmoreland, a 51-year-old scrap-metal dealer with a history of running afoul of environmental rules, according to the Department of Ecology.

Coupeville heads into district play | Softball

  • May 15, 2014 at 8:49AM

After dropping its final regular season game 14-4 in five innings at Granite Falls Tuesday, May 13, the Coupeville High School softball team can now turn its attention to the District 1A Tournament at Janiki Fields in Sedro-Woolley this weekend.

3 Wolves advance to 2nd day of district | Tennis

  • May 15, 2014 at 9:35AM

Coupeville High School singles player Allie Hanigan and the doubles duo of Wynter Thorne and Jacki Ginnings are still alive for a tri-district berth after the first day of the District 1A Tennis Tournament at South Whidbey High School Tuesday, May 13.

Group to hold public meeting on jet noise

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

The group opposing flight operations at the U.S. Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville will hold a meeting on Central Whidbey later this month.

Stone sets 200 record at district prelims | Track

  • May 15, 2014 at 1:00PM

Taking part in the first day of the 1A District Track Championship at Lynden Christian High School Wednesday, May 14, Coupeville qualified several athletes for the finals at 5 p.m. Friday, May 16, and Makana Stone lowered her school 200 record.

Wedding show puts Whidbey Island’s vendors on the map

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

Buses full of newlyweds, mothers and wedding and event enthusiasts toured the Coupeville area Saturday for the inaugural Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour.

Mowing the grass: a spiritual experience | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM updated May 16, 2014 at 11:54AM

I just mowed our grass for the fifth or sixth time so far this year, repeating a routine that will extend until at least late October. By the time the season is over, I will have mowed our piece of paradise 50 times or more. Mowing is a holy ritual here on the Rock. It defines a covenant between we mortals and whatever causes the grass to grow.

Coupeville Lions offer swim lesson scholarships

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM updated May 16, 2014 at 11:57AM

After more than 50 years of Coupeville Lions running swim lessons each summer, the club has decided to change things around. The club will no longer fit all the swimming lessons into a two-week period this summer at Camp Casey, but will partner with the facility to offer five two-week sessions.

Fields earns spot in tri-district | Girls golf

  • May 19, 2014 at 8:18AM

Coupeville High School golfer Christine Fields overcame a rough first nine holes at the District 1A Girls Golf Tournament at the North Bellingham Golf and Country Club Thursday, May 15, to qualify for the tri-district tournament.

Hanigan, doubles team each finish 4th at district | Tennis

  • May 19, 2014 at 9:21AM

The Coupeville tennis team picked up two fourth-place finishes in the district tournament last week.

5 qualify for district meet | Track

  • May 19, 2014 at 9:54AM

Four girls and one boy from the Coupeville High School track team placed in the top five at the district 1A meet at Lynden Christian High School Friday, May 16, and qualified for the tri-district meet.

Wolves earn trip to state playoffs | Baseball

  • May 17, 2014 at 8:00PM updated May 19, 2014 at 9:58AM

At the beginning of the season, the seniors on the Coupeville High School baseball team said, without hesitation, they would win the state 1A championship this spring. That prediction appeared shaky when the Wolves struggled through the regular season. The pledge, however, earned more merit when the Wolves won twice in the tri-district playoffs Saturday, May 17, to qualify for the state tournament.

Wolves win 1 of 2 at district | Softball

  • May 17, 2014 at 7:00AM updated May 19, 2014 at 9:57AM

After splitting its first two games in the 1A district softball tournament in Sedro-Woolley Friday, May 16, Coupeville High School will need to win one of its two games Saturday to claim a berth in the next round of the playoffs.

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.

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