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Bob Clay must go from transit board | Letter

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 10:00PM

Editor, I am probably one of a few Island Transit users speaking up. As such, I stand with Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley in his efforts to at the least get Island Transit an advertising contract and get new Island Transit board members who will take their responsibilities seriously.

Keep it charming, historic, genuine | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 11:00PM

I just spent 17 days crossing something amazing off my bucket list. In September, I cruised the Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers on a luxury boat with 160 other bedazzled tourists through six countries, past countless castles, innumerable cathedrals and more cobblestones than there are stars in heaven.

Wolves win, face rivals in title game | Baseball

  • May 10, 2014 at 6:38AM

It was more than just a win. Coupeville High School's 5-2 victory over Lynden Christian in the semifinals of the district 1A baseball tournament at the Pipeline Athletic Complex in Blaine Friday, May 9, was more than a check in the win column.

Showtime for troupe

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 1:28PM

It’s five nights before the first play of the school year for Coupeville High School’s drama club and Taryn Ludwig has the giggles.

Wolves finish 2nd in district, move on in playoffs | Baseball

  • May 12, 2014 at 10:07AM

Though the Coupeville High School baseball team fell 4-0 to South Whidbey in the 1A district tournament championship game at Kamiak High School Saturday, May 10, its goal of a deep run in the state tournament is still alive.

Bayne's big game sends Maggio out with win | Football

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 10:41AM

It was a going away party for coach Tony Maggio, and Josh Bayne and his Coupeville High School football teammates made sure it was an eventful bash.

Wolves lose at Lakewood | Softball

  • May 13, 2014 at 8:36AM

Three hits and eight errors for the Coupeville High School softball team reveal the obvious outcome, a 10-0 loss in six innings at Lakewood Monday, May 12.

Water Festival makes a splash | Slideshow

  • May 14, 2014 at 2:34PM

One-year-old Delaney Hodges of Oak Harbor toddled up and down Front Street in her yellow outfit as her parents kept a close eye on her Saturday afternoon.

Proud of those who support foster care | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

Editor, It is no surprise that May is the month that is chosen as National Foster Care Appreciation Month. By May, we are well into springtime - the season that embodies the promise of life renewed.

Kudos to agencies responding to new public records training legislation | Editorial

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

Agencies in Central Whidbey seem to be getting on the Open Public Meetings Act training bandwagon. And the newspaper couldn’t be more pleased. The concern about agencies following the state law came to light last month after the Coupeville School Board handled its appointment of a vacant seat in a way that could violate the law.

Woman tries to kill bedbugs in car | Marshal's blotter

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00PM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls: Monday, May 5 5:48 p.m., a caller at South Main Street and State Highway 20 reported a dead deer blocking the road. Tuesday, May 6 5:18 p.m., a caller reported a car parked at Northeast Front Street and North Main Street with a dog locked inside and all the windows rolled up.

Five submit for Coupeville principal position

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00PM

Candidates are lining up in hopes of becoming the next principal of Coupeville middle and high school. Superintendent Jim Shank said Monday that there are five applicants already for the position.

Coupeville Lions offer swim lesson scholarships

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM updated May 16, 2014 at 11:57AM

After more than 50 years of Coupeville Lions running swim lessons each summer, the club has decided to change things around. The club will no longer fit all the swimming lessons into a two-week period this summer at Camp Casey, but will partner with the facility to offer five two-week sessions.

Deep Sea owner fined $301,000

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM

The state Department of Ecology levied a $301,000 fine against the man whose crab boat caught fire and sank in Penn Cove in 2012, causing an oil spill that temporarily shut down nearby Penn Cove Shellfish. It’s just the latest bad news for Rory Westmoreland, a 51-year-old scrap-metal dealer with a history of running afoul of environmental rules, according to the Department of Ecology.

Mowing the grass: a spiritual experience | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM updated May 16, 2014 at 11:54AM

I just mowed our grass for the fifth or sixth time so far this year, repeating a routine that will extend until at least late October. By the time the season is over, I will have mowed our piece of paradise 50 times or more. Mowing is a holy ritual here on the Rock. It defines a covenant between we mortals and whatever causes the grass to grow.

Coupeville heads into district play | Softball

  • May 15, 2014 at 8:49AM

After dropping its final regular season game 14-4 in five innings at Granite Falls Tuesday, May 13, the Coupeville High School softball team can now turn its attention to the District 1A Tournament at Janiki Fields in Sedro-Woolley this weekend.

3 Wolves advance to 2nd day of district | Tennis

  • May 15, 2014 at 9:35AM

Coupeville High School singles player Allie Hanigan and the doubles duo of Wynter Thorne and Jacki Ginnings are still alive for a tri-district berth after the first day of the District 1A Tennis Tournament at South Whidbey High School Tuesday, May 13.

Stone sets 200 record at district prelims | Track

  • May 15, 2014 at 1:00PM

Taking part in the first day of the 1A District Track Championship at Lynden Christian High School Wednesday, May 14, Coupeville qualified several athletes for the finals at 5 p.m. Friday, May 16, and Makana Stone lowered her school 200 record.

Veterans honored in Tuesday ceremony | Slideshow

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 5:15PM

Representatives from various branches of the military gathered Tuesday at the Island County Courthouse to honor veterans.

Transit opens doors to meet director candidates

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 12:12PM

The community will get a chance to meet candidates for the interim director position for Island Transit Friday.

Wedding Tour shows off island’s offerings

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 12:33PM

A wedding planner, photographer, florist and a host of other industry vendors and support businesses will have some extra work this winter thanks to the second annual Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour this past weekend.

2015 budget available for public review

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00PM

The 2015 Coupeville town draft budget reflects an increase in staffing for the planning department, something Mayor Nancy Conard says she thinks residents will appreciate.

Filing Week ends with termination

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:49PM

The election season started out with a bang. Wanda Grone, the Island County chief deputy treasurer, filed to run against her boss and was promptly fired last week.

County commissioners race appears headed for recount

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00PM

A last-minute count of ballots from Camano Island may not be enough for commissioner candidate Karla Jacks.

Port hires Coupeville man as new executive director

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:25PM

David Day was chosen today as the new executive director for the Port of Coupeville.

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