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Soaring over Whidbey: Radio Control Society takes flight at OLF

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 1:53PM

Brian Richmond has spent 25 years as a pilot for Alaska Airlines. But last Saturday, he stood near the air strip at the Outlying Field in Coupeville and was at the controls of a model airplane.

Snohomish Co. takes over Gowdey investigation

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 2:36PM

An investigation into a Coupeville deputy marshal has been turned over to a detective with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, according to Oak Harbor Police Chief Ed Green.

WGH officials found payroll error prior to audit

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 2:37PM

Several employees at Whidbey General Hospital are seeing smaller paychecks thanks to a snafu in a new payroll system.

New Coupeville marshal starts March 1

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 2:34PM

There’s a new sheriff in town. The Island County commissioners approved a contract Monday that empowers the sheriff’s office to run the Coupeville Marshal’s Office.

Science Olympiad students prepare projects for regional competition

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 2:32PM

A small group of students are spending their afternoons rebuilding and tweaking science projects in preparation for competition.

Mobile butcher to serve island farmers

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00PM

Greg Gilles is known throughout South Whidbey as a respected homebuilder.

Fish and wildlife protections delayed

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

A farmer’s right to maintain drainage ditches without regulation was at the core of Monday’s debate on fish and wildlife protections at Monday’s Island County commissioner meeting.

Marshall responds to suspicious noise

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 5:00PM

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

Former Island Transit finance manager tells her side

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

The former Island Transit finance manager is defending her reputation after being fired and accused of financial mismanagement at the agency. Executive Director Martha Rose said she fired Barbara Savary in June after it was revealed that IT didn’t have enough money to pay its bills.

Two ATMs to be installed in downtown Coupeville

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

Two ATMs are being installed in Front Street businesses.

Navy pandering is the problem, not solution | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, I sent the following to Nancy Conard: Hello Nancy, As one who saw the sign referenced in your news release of Aug. 26, 2014, I appreciate that you are correct to stand up for this citizen’s right to free speech.

Truck signs are protected speech | Opinion

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

Coupeville resident Ken Pickard is pretty good at getting folks riled up. And he has every right to do so.

Freedom of speech riles some downtown

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

A man exercising his First Amendment rights is ruffling feathers in downtown Coupeville. In response to multiple complaints about a truck with political signs parked downtown all day Sunday, Town of Coupeville officials issued a public notice saying the signs weren’t against the law and there isn’t anything they can do.

Attention to detail nabs car thief

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

Coupeville Marshal Rick Norrie’s attention to odd details led to the apprehension of a suspected car thief and burglar last weak.

Stone receives 1st-team honors in basketball

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 9:18AM

Coupeville sophomore Makana Stone earned first-team, all-league honors in girls basketball, the Cascade Conference announced this week.

Wolves compete in jamboree | Football

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:09AM

The Coupeville High School football team warmed up for the coming season by taking part in a three-team jamboree in La Conner Friday, Aug. 29.

Proposal could result in Lolita’s freedom

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 2:59PM

A 20-year quest to bring home Lolita, the last of seven orcas captured from Penn Cove decades ago, has resulted in what may be a small but significant victory.

Businesses gearing up for Musselfest this weekend

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 2:54PM

Businesses in Coupeville are gearing up as mussel enthusiasts flood the town, in search of this year’s best chowder.

Back to school

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

Third graders Ava Mitten and William Davidson head out for the first day of classes at Coupeville Elementary School. They join the 901 other students currently enrolled in the district. School officials believe enrollment numbers were down the first day Tuesday, but the official state count will be conducted Friday.

Remember Navy fights so we can speak freely | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:25PM

Editor, I begin by reminding folks Ken Pickard, with his polemic truck, is the very same polemicist who has lobbied on public record to Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard — who have attempted peacekeeping in a troubled region — to “take the death machine on this issue, quit licking their jackboots!

Remember to stop by nonprofit fair and community portrait | Opinion

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:27PM

The Coupeville Community Green will be hopping this Saturday during the regular farmers market.

When Armageddon hits, I will survive

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:28PM

I grew up in the 1950s in Tacoma. My mother was a modern housewife who thanked heaven every day for making her life easier with Betty Crocker cake mixes, Swanson’s TV dinners, Hamburger Helper and store-bought everything.

Festival nets $105K in revenue

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

This year the Coupeville Festival Association netted more than $105,000 in gross revenue, more than any previous year.

Pre-1916 car club to visit town on Monday

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

Front Street will be filled with vintage vehicles much of the day Monday.

Opinion: Business put a lot into Musselfest, show support

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 3:07PM

Each year the businesses and community in Coupeville come together to celebrate one thing the area is known for — mussels.

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