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Winter prep preview | Coupeville boys basketball

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team has more experience and greater depth than the past few seasons. The question is, will that result in more wins?

NAS Whidbey identifies key summer dates no OLF flights will occur

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:10AM

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station officials have identified several key dates in support of community events this summer when there will be no scheduled Fleet Carrier Landing Practice operations at Outlying Field in Coupeville.

Some obscured lumps of coal found on generous rock of plenty

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:53PM

We ate a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner last week at the Oystercatcher restaurant in Coupeville. Chef-owners Joe Scott and Jamie Sastre, who are about to leave us for the wilds of Asheville, N.C., outdid themselves with everything from soup (creamy celery root blended with kale) to salad (local greens with apples, pickled figs and feta) to roast turkey (heritage breed grown in Ephrata with sage stuffing and local braised vegetables) to nuts (pecan tart with sour cream sorbet).

Festivities abound at Greening of Coupeville

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:12PM

The arterials of Coupeville will fill with festive-minded visitors eager to enjoy a holiday celebration Saturday. A full slate of events is on tap for the annual Greening of Coupeville, which takes place Dec. 7 throughout the historic town.

Letter: Grateful for caring Coupeville visitor

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:47PM

Editor, Thank you kind gentleman for coming to my rescue. Under embarrassing circumstances I met Max from Lancaster, Pa., in town as a tourist, taking a break from visiting his kid stationed on Whidbey.

Festival association awards $30K in grants

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:05PM

Organizers of the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival reached new heights of community giving. With the recent awarding of approximately $30,000 in grants, the Coupeville Festival Association topped $800,000 worth of support benefiting the community over the 49-year history of the festival.

Kayakers perish off coastline

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 3:00PM

Two young Navy men drowned over the weekend in a kayaking accident in the waters off Central Whidbey, according to the Island County Coroner’s Office.

Best of Whidbey contest underway | Publisher's Column

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 3:00PM

Did you hear the starting pistol? The annual Best of Whidbey is underway.

Hospital board approves $49 million budget

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 3:00PM

Whidbey General Hospital recently approved the 2014 Operating Budget during a regular board meeting.

Museum hosts 50th Anniversary bash Saturday

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 3:06PM

The Island County Historical Society is hosting a 50th anniversary dance party in honor of the first 50 years of the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival 7-11 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at the Coupeville Recreation Hall.

Foundation gives first DAISY award

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 4:00PM

Whidbey General Hospital awarded it’s first DAISY Foundation award to a nurse last month.

Community rallies for son of Coupeville family

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00PM

Tragedies happen every day, but no one ever thinks it will happen to them.

There’s no humor in killing environment | Letter

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00PM

Editor, Regarding Harry Anderson’s homage to lawn mowing, “Mowing the Grass: A Spiritual Experience,” really?

Burglary reported on Fourth Street | Blotter

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 6:00PM

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

The friends of Bill are woven together | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 8:00PM

My friend Bill Dyer died recently, just shy of his 88th birthday.

Resident takes aim at flashing traffic signs

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:00PM

Coupeville resident Ray Gillett says he wasn’t happy with flashing school signs installed on South Main Street two years ago, and he’s still not happy.

Coupeville group claims OLF is ‘non-essential,’ flights resume

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

A Coupeville-based group that sued the Navy in July over jet noise is claiming that Outlying Field Coupeville is not as essential as the Navy claims. The Navy suspended touch-and-go operations at OLF Coupeville in May, but plans to resume in January in a more limited capacity than in recent years.

Navy beefs up OLF security; closes Maylor trail

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

More than 1,000 large cement blocks connected by thick cable are being installed around the perimeter of the Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville.

Public stays mum on 2014 town budget

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 1:00PM

Coupeville Town Council unanimously passed a $5.1 million budget for 2014 last week. Changes to the budget include a 5 percent cost of living increase for employees, which was something Mayor Nancy Conard said was a priority this year.

Port comp plan amendment considered

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 1:00PM

The Island County Planning Commission is reviewing a comprehensive plan amendment that tweaks the zoning of the Greenbank Farm.

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.

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