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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.

WAIF breaks ground on new shelter

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:40AM

Approximately 60 people attended the groundbreaking for the new Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation shelter last week.

Land Trust celebrating 30 years with family-friendly shindig

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 10:37AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, and the community is invited! Join the local nonprofit, conservation organization on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Camp Casey Picnic Area in Coupeville for a family-friendly celebration of the land.

Wolves play well but are edged by 'Cats | Girls basketball

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:40AM

Coupeville High School girls basketball coach David King liked just about everything he saw on the court from his team at Archbishop Murphy Tuesday, Feb. 4. However, when he looked up at the scoreboard, the lights revealed a 50-48 win for the Wildcats.

Murphy press hurts Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 10:14AM

Archbishop Murphy's full-court press helped the Wildcats pick up points in transition in a 78-50 win over the host Coupeville High School boys basketball team Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Coupeville lead slips away in 2nd half | Boys basketball

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 11:27AM

A halftime lead soon evaporated in the third quarter and the Coupeville High School boys basketball team closed out the season with a 76-54 loss at Granite Falls Thursday, Feb. 6.

Coupeville Town Council votes ‘yes’ to sheriff contract

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 1:20PM

Coupeville Town Council approved an interlocal agreement with the Island County Sheriff’s Office last week for law enforcement services. The contract starts March 1. A motion to approve the agreement was passed by all council members with the exception of Molly Hughes, who was absent from the meeting.

Art school thrives with festival push

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 2:51PM

For 51 years, the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival has been the event that gives back to the community. From providing a venue for local artists to raising money for scholarships, the festival has been an annual boon to Coupeville. In fact, profits from the festival gave rise to another important Coupeville institution.

We need to have more walking tours | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:04PM

Editor, More history, please. Tuesday’s outstanding historic tour of Coupeville led by Paul Whelan was very well attended. The hour-and-a-half, mile-long walk around town entertained and informed us all.

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival kicks off Friday

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00PM

Arts and crafts vendors will fill the streets of downtown Coupeville this weekend as the Coupeville Festival Association rings in its 50th anniversary. Roughly 250 volunteers aid in the execution of the festival, which is a big draw for people from all over.

Marshal responds to unruly pedestrians | Blotter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

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

Coupeville couple jailed for tax fraud

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

A Coupeville husband and wife were sentenced to federal prison last week for conspiracy to defraud the government and making false or fraudulent claims, the U.S. Attorney’s Office reported.

50 years is an achievement worthy of celebration | Opinion

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 6:00PM

Inserted in this edition of The Whidbey Examiner you will find a special section entirely devoted to celebrating and honoring the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival’s 50th Anniversary.

It’s time to revamp transit, add fares | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, I have been a critic of Island Transit since the beginning for the reason that while free transportation sounds good, it is a utopian view and not really free because we all pay for it through a portion of the sales tax in Island County. No added fares are paid by actual users of Island Transit.

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