Story Archives

Archive Results — 1401 thru 1425 of about 1850 items

Chamber honors Coupeville’s business stars

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 2:59PM

Coupeville Chamber of Commerce honored several members Feb. 6 during its annual awards banquet. The big winner of the night was Dan Miranda and Front Street Grill, which won Business of the Year.

Letter: We’re not willing to sacrifice our future for Keystone pipeline

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 2:59PM

Editor, “Thou shall not pass!” was the Oglala Sioux and First Nations’ response to the State Department’s determination that the Keystone XL pipeline would not contribute to climate destabilization nor endanger the Oglala aquifer.

Elementary school cheerleaders joined high school comrades for a halftime performance

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 3:05PM

Their stature was small but their smiles were big. Coupeville High School cheerleaders of the future performed at halftime of the CHS girls basketball game Friday, Feb. 7.

Opinion: Let’s hear it for the good ol’ damp and dark

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 3:02PM

I think this time of year on the Rock gets a bad rap. People are prone to use a lot of words that start with “D” to describe it. Damp, dark, dank, dreary, dour, drizzly, depressing.

Land Trust celebrates 30 years

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:28PM

While a celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 at Camp Casey in Coupeville to reflect on the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s first 30 years of existence, the real focus will be on the future.

Arts festival attracts record numbers | Slideshow

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:24PM

An artsy crowd from around the region descended in record numbers on Coupeville for the 50th annual Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

Marshal responds to speed concerns | Blotter

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:33PM

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

Thankful for support of new graduating class | Letter

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:36PM

Editor, The Coupeville High School Senior Parents and Class of 2015 would like to send out a great big thank-you to all who made this year’s running of Race the Reserve Whidbey Island a success.

Luginbill tops Coupeville runners in Race the Reserve

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Aug 13, 2014 at 3:46PM

Laura Luginbill produced the best finish among local runners in the featured event of the third annual Race the Reserve in Coupeville Saturday, Aug. 9.

Registration for Coupeville schools starts this week

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 4:00PM

The first day of school for Coupeville School District is Sept. 2 for grades 1-12 and Sept. 5 for kindergarten.

Hydrangeas and the science of color | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 6:00PM

Every year it seems a different plant will come into its own and shine a little brighter in the garden.

Rose isn’t the only one to miss financial issue | Letter

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, I have known Martha Rose for almost 20 years. I’ve worked with her on the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Whidbey Coalition for several years and know her to be a person of integrity with a deep passion and commitment to Island Transit. I can also vouch for her husband and two beautiful adopted children.

Soroptimist, food bank supporting students

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 10:00PM

As schools and parents gear up for the start of school Tuesday, Sept. 2, so are the organizations that aim to help students.

Blaine bounces Wolves from district | Girls basketball

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 8:11AM

Emotionally spent after a tense, thrilling win the night before, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team fell at Blaine and out of the district tournament 50-40 Friday, Feb. 14

Open house scheduled for construction project

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

An open house is scheduled to inform residents about road construction that will prompt the temporary closure of the intersection at Zylstra and Hastie Lake roads.

Football starts fall season this week; other sports begin Monday

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 11:18AM

Prep sports for the 2014-15 school year open when the Coupeville High School football team hits the practice field Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Audit finds Whidbey General Hospital overpaid its staff $180K

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 2:29PM

State auditors are critical of the way Whidbey General Hospital officials handle the payroll system. In a report released Tuesday, auditors said hospital officials “did not have adequate controls over payroll process to safeguard public resources.” Because of this problem, Whidbey General Hospital made $183,211 in overpayments to hospital employees and staff accrued 22.73 hours in unearned time off, according to the report.

Whidbey Conservation District election canceled

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 3:18PM

Because the incumbent was the only to one apply and meet the requirements, she was automatically reelected to her position as a Whidbey Island Conservation District board member. Incumbent Wendi Hilborn, who co-owns Penn Cove Farms — a custom dairy operation on Central Whidbey Island, met the requirements to run for another term, according to information provided by the Whidbey Island Conservation District.

High winds ground boats, cancel ferry

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 3:22PM

The sailboat Slacker Jack was found grounded near Oak Harbor a day after a Coast Guard crew rescued five people from its pitching deck Saturday, said Petty Officer Third Class Jordan Akiyama, a Coast Guard spokesman. “The owner is working with contractors to salvage the vessel,” Akiyama said. The rescue that happened on the 34-foot sailboat was among several weather-related problems caused by a winter storm that moved through the region Saturday.

Whidbey General Hospital needs to tighten reins on pay protocol | Some Perspective

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 3:08PM

An audit report released Tuesday by the state auditor’s office reveals Whidbey General Hospital overpaid its employees more than $180,000 in 2012. According to the report, auditors concluded that hospital officials didn’t have adequate control over the payroll process. This undoubtedly comes as a shock to voters who, in November, approved a $50 million bond for the hospital to expand and renovate its aging facilities.

Whidbey Conservation District election canceled

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 3:18PM

Because the incumbent was the only to one apply and meet the requirements, she was automatically reelected to her position as a Whidbey Island Conservation District board member. Incumbent Wendi Hilborn, who co-owns Penn Cove Farms — a custom dairy operation on Central Whidbey Island, met the requirements to run for another term, according to information provided by the Whidbey Island Conservation District.

Thanks to all who made another great festival | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, I want to express my most sincere appreciation for the numerous volunteers who made the 2014 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival a success.

Marshal’s office responds to vehicle prowl reports | Blotter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00PM

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

Port executive director submits resignation letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 6:00PM

Tim McDonald, executive director for the Port of Coupeville, submitted a letter of resignation last week.

Proposed marijuana business pulls out

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 8:00PM

One of three applicants for recreational marijuana-based businesses on Whidbey Island is pulling its application.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 16 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates