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County approves event regs

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 9:00AM

Island County commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance last week that allows permitting for events on agricultural properties. The policy applies to events taking place on advertised properties for uses such as weddings, reunions, graduations and food events for a fee or otherwise commercial use that may include more than 50 attendees. It is not the county’s intent to regulate private parties hosted by property owners, the ordinance states.

Coupeville couple catches restaurant

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

Years toiling in the restaurant industry paid off for one Coupeville chef. Tyler Hansen, who recently moved to Whidbey Island, is the new owner of the Oystercatcher, a cozy little bistro located in downtown Coupeville.

Winter prep preview | Coupeville cheer

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

"LEAD Strong" is the motto of this winter's Coupeville High School cheer squad, tying into the traditional family feeling the team has built over the years.

Coupeville's top ten graduating seniors show passion in education and community

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jun 6, 2014 at 9:29PM

Coupeville High School’s top ten students in its 2014 graduating class encompass students who are passionate about education and their community.

New WAIF director settling in

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

Leaders for Whidbey’s animal shelter tapped the Midwest to find a new executive director. Charles Vreeland started his tenure Nov. 4 as executive director for the Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation.

Work helps Coupeville to 1st win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 11:45AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team's willingness to work paid early dividends as the Wolves defeated visiting Meridian 46-34 Saturday, Dec. 7.

Borderites beat unsteady Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 12:46PM

First-game nerves contributed to a slow start for the Coupeville High School boys basketball team in its 84-50 loss at Blaine Saturday, Dec. 7.

Coupeville trio earns 1st-team honors

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 1:41PM

Three Coupeville High School spring athletes received first-team, all-Cascade Conference honors this season.

Coupeville senior receives invitation to play in all-state games | Baseball

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:44PM

Coupeville senior baseball player Ben Etzell was selected Sunday, June 8, to play in the All-State Baseball Series in Yakima Saturday and Sunday June 14 and 15.

Crane arrives at Central Whidbey anchor site

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 4:49PM

Members of Anchor Ventures LLC, the group hoping to recover the long lost anchor from English explorer ...

Cedarcrest cruises by Wolves | Girls basketball

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 8:54AM

After the first four minutes not much went right for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team in its 77-27 loss at Cedarcrest Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Wolves hold annual spring camp | Football

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:01AM

The Coupeville High School football team hit the field last week for its traditional spring camp, setting the stage for next fall's season.

Good start, rough finish for Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 11:49AM

After flying high in the first quarter, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team came crashing down in the second period in a 66-26 loss to visiting Cedarcrest Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Graduation filled with memories, fun | Slideshow

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Jun 11, 2014 at 1:44PM

For Coupeville High School’s graduating class of 2014, its small size doesn’t reflect the big impact it has had and will have in the community.

Camp Casey opens doors on Friday

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 1:47PM

During two nights this summer, lodging at the Camp Casey Conference Center will reach capacity with every bed and bunk filled. Robyn Myers, manager of conference services, estimates that number to be about 600, which for at least one night in July and another in August, will make the population of Camp Casey greater than the population of 100 small towns in Washington.

Rhodies are good fit for island gardens | Sowin' the Trowel

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 2:00PM

For me, nothing is more emblematic of a Northwest garden than the rhododendron. Well, except for maybe stinging nettles and Himalayan blackberries. But for now, let’s put those two out of our minds and think only happy thoughts, shall we?

Man reports missionaries enter home, say ‘God bless’ | Blotter

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 3:00PM

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

Crowds gather to celebrate holidays

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:14PM

Sub-freezing temperatures couldn’t put a chill on holiday spirit Saturday. Despite temperatures under 30 degrees, hundreds of people bundled up and braved the cold during the annual Greening of Coupeville celebration.

Wonky alarm cancels ferry sailing out of Coupeville

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:19PM

Ferry officials were forced to cancel a sailing Monday evening on the Port Townsend to Coupeville ferry route.

Fire truck riding Santa visits neighborhoods

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:17PM

Santa is trading in his sleigh for a fire engine. Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue’s Santa Mobile is winding its way through the district’s neighborhoods this month. It provides a festive way to celebrate the holiday season and inform residents about the fire district’s programs.

Coupeville schools get new phone numbers

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 3:15PM

Thanks to a technology levy, Central Whidbey parents will have a chance to contact their children’s teachers directly without having to go through a switchboard. The Coupeville School District recently spent approximately $25,000 to install a new phone system. The new system will tie into the one being used by the Oak Harbor School District and the City of Oak Harbor.

Resurrection ecology revives ancient organism | Rock Doc

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Michael Crichton book “Jurassic Park” and the movie based on the best-seller presented what might happen if scientists were able to clone extinct dinosaurs, bringing them back to life. While nothing like that is possible at this time — a good thing when you recall the mayhem the dinos caused in the world Crichton conjured up — sometimes scientists surprise themselves in breathing new life into old organisms.

Judge suppresses deputy’s statements made in ruse

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 5:00PM

There’s nothing unusual about the police using a ruse against a criminal suspect. Such trickery can be “legal and appropriate,” said Island County Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock.

Proud of employee Relay participation | Letter

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, I am one of the co-captains of the Whidbey General Hospital Answer For Cancer Relay for Life Team.

Tokitae welcomed at Clinton dock

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 7:00PM

To many people on Whidbey Island, Washington state’s newest ferry is more than just a ship.

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