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Port axes nonprofit exemption

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 8:00PM

Port of Coupeville revised its policy to no longer exclude nonprofits from having to pay a $1 per head passenger fee. And some local nonprofits fear it could have an adverse impact.

Coupeville’s B&Bs embrace shifting trends

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 10:00PM

Just weeks into retirement, Coupeville resident Kevin Griggs is venturing into a new business endeavor — host of a Bed and Breakfast. Griggs is one of two business ventures that recently popped up in Coupeville, commonly known as pocket B&Bs.

Boys and Girls Club receives visit from Olympian

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

A part of the Olympics came to Coupeville this week. The Coupeville Boys and Girls Club presented Olympic Day for local youth Monday, June 16, and the appearance of United States Olympic team member Anna Ringsred highlighted the event.

Hospital searches for lead on bond project

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 4:00PM

Leaders at Whidbey General Hospital are looking for someone to coordinate construction of a new wing.

Work moves forward to promote Coupeville levies

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

Volunteers are laying the groundwork to promote two school levies going before Central Whidbey voters in February 2014.

New student board member starts term in Coupeville

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

A new student was named as student representative to the Coupeville School Board Monday. The Coupeville School Board selected Marisa Etzell to the position being vacated by Heni Barnes.

Coupeville players help Oak Harbor Babe Ruth team

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

It says “Oak Harbor Baseball” across the front of their jerseys, but make no mistake, some of these ball players are Coupeville Wolves.

Bell’s Farm offers weeks of sweet treats

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00PM

When strawberries are in season on Whidbey Island, Colleen VanDyke knows that her phone will start ringing between 7 and 7:30 each morning.

Caller complains of boat noise | Blotter

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:00PM

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

Thanks to businesses for supporting schools | Letter

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, The Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools would again like to send a huge thank you to the businesses who have participated in our Dine Out 4 Kids and Shop 4 Kids fundraising program — Ciao!, The Honey Bear, Aqua Gifts, Christopher’s, Front Street Grill, The Knead and Feed and Kapaws Iskreme.

Ex-deputy takes plea bargain

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00PM

Hodges Gowdey agreed to a plea bargain Monday, one day before he was set to go to trial on two felony charges related to a 2007 incident. The former Coupeville deputy marshal pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, a gross misdemeanor charge, in Island County Superior Court.

Police seize 230 lbs of illegally harvested clams from Coupeville beach

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:00PM

State and local officials confiscated more than 230 pounds of illegally harvested clams from South Madrona Beach June 14.

Creepy crawlies vital to environmental cycles | Sowin' the trowel

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:00PM

This Northwest native is finally creeped out by creepy crawlies.

New police cruisers mark changes to town marshal

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 6:00PM

The new Coupeville marshal’s office is almost complete. Marshal Rick Norrie drove into town Monday in one of two brand new Dodge Chargers that will wear decals with a fresh, new design designating the Marshal’s Office.

There are checks and balances for a reason | Opinion

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00PM

Recently, the Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife caught a group of people harvesting significantly more clams than they were allowed.

Etzell adds first-team, all-state honor | Baseball

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 11:29AM

Coupeville High School's Ben Etzell tacked on another honor to his celebrated senior baseball season when he was named to the Washington State Coaches Association all-state team Tuesday, June 24.

Season of giving: Gifts from the Heart helping through holidays

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 3:56PM

About a dozen volunteers spent the morning of Dec. 18 sorting food being distributed to families on Central Whidbey Island.

Students’ food drive helps into new year

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 3:50PM

A group of students at Coupeville Elementary School spent busy weeks collecting food for Gifts from the Heart food bank, which serves low-income families in Coupeville and Greenbank.

Greenbank Farm works on warmer barn

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:28PM

It will be a little warmer during events at Greenbank Farm this winter. The Port of Coupeville recently spent more than $3,700 to repair the heaters in the farm’s Barn A, which is home to numerous events such as the holiday market that is currently underway on the weekends. It is one of two projects to improve the publicly owned facility.

Letter: Thanks everyone for great town potluck

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:20PM

Editor, Wow, the 204 people who brought their favorite Thanksgiving offering to the community potluck at the Coupeville Recreation Hall certainly put on a feast! Thanks to each and every one of you for adding your special touch to the wonderful meal we all enjoyed together.

Letter: Cost of town’s water needs investigation

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:21PM

Editor, In your story “Public Stays Mum” you reported that “no one came to Town Hall requesting a copy of the budget.”

Finalists chosen for reserve manager

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:08PM

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing announced the finalists for manager of the 17,500-acre reserve. The three finalists will be interviewed in January with a decision to be made shortly thereafter, said Lisbeth Cort, interim reserve manager.

Cable ship in Admiralty Inlet piques curiosity

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jan 2, 2014 at 9:34AM

A large ship floating for more than a week near the Coupeville-to-Port Townsend ferry route piqued the curiosity of nearby residents. It turns out the Wave Venture, a 464-foot vessel owned by United Kingdom-based Global Marine Systems, has been sailing in the area while its crew repair fiber optic cables.

Little League teams open tournament play

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

District 11 Little League tournament action began this weekend, and the combined Central and South Whidbey 9/10 softball team won two games and is close to locking up a trip to the state tournament.

Whidbey team drops district opener | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:49AM

The combined North/Central/South Whidbey 13/14 Junior Little League baseball team opened the district playoffs with a tough loss, falling 3-2 in nine innings to Sedro-Woolley Monday, June 30, in Anacortes.

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