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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.

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.

Thanks to businesses that support Community Foundation | Letter

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Jun 12, 2014 at 12:53PM

Editor, The Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools would 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 Kapaw’s Ice Kreme who will share the proceeds of ice cream sales 11:30 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 12 – the last day of school!

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.

Winter prep preview | Coupeville cheer

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Dec 2, 2014 at 8:32AM

Looking ahead to the winter season, Coupeville High School cheer coach Cheridan Eck said, "We may have a smaller team but we will pack a big punch."

Winter prep preview | Girls basketball

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Dec 2, 2014 at 11:19AM

Youth is no longer a concern for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team.

Winter prep preview | Boys basketball

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Dec 2, 2014 at 11:20AM

They paid their dues, now it is time to collect. The Coupeville High School boys basketball team struggled to pick up wins the past three seasons. Young players were forced into varsity action before they were ready because of the lack of talent among the older players, and the results were predictable.

Big run carries Meridian by Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:20AM

A 29-3 run that spanned the second and third quarters lifted Meridian to a 68-35 win over host Coupeville High School in the boys basketball opener for both schools.

Round-ball Classic set for Dec. 27

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 7:00AM

A Central Whidbey holiday tradition, the Tom Roehl Round-ball Classic, is slated for noon Saturday, Dec. 27.

Sweet fun

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:31PM

Adam Dipetrillo helps his son, Nathan, decorate a gingerbread house during the annual Gingerbread Workshop hosted by the Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association. The pair, both from Dupont, were visiting family and attended the event for the first time. Some creations were taken over to the Coupeville Library and entered in the Gingerbread Challenge, sponsored by the association, Friends of the Coupeville Library and The Whidbey Examiner. Entries are still being accepted until Friday, Dec. 19. Winners will be announced 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, during the Red Ticket drawing at the Island County Historical Museum.

Council says Oak Harbor mayor’s visit was not OK

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:31PM

Much to the chagrin of Coupeville Town Council, Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley publicly called for Bob Clay’s removal from the Island Transit Board last Tuesday.

Police respond to gun complaints| Blotter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:34PM

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

Despite mishaps, community Thanksgiving meal a success

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:37PM

Neither an attempted coat snatching nor a mashed potato incident could dampen the gluttonous spirit of Coupeville diners at its annual Community Potluck Thursday.

They may have money, but we have the votes | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:43PM

Editor, I was distressed to read the letter vilifying folks who didn’t vote - to be fair, many have been pummeled into a sense of hopelessness by the minions of the wealthy.

Central Whidbey Fire open house Saturday celebrates 86 years

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:52PM

Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue will hold an open house 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Station 51 on Main Street in Coupeville in celebration of the 86th anniversary of the founding of the Coupeville Volunteer Fire Department.

Association gives $41K back to the community

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 4:00PM

The payoff for thousands of hours of volunteer service came Monday when the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Association distributed more than $26,000 in community grants.

Council right in calling visit ‘inappropriate’ | Opinion

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 5:00PM

Members of the Coupeville Town Council didn’t exactly stand up to Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley last week.

You can’t beat holidays on the Rock | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 5:00PM

You know what I enjoy most about holiday season on the Rock? Wherever I go, it’s as if the last 50 years never happened.

Appreciative of local support of Soroptimist | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, A big thank-you goes to Mark Laska at Ciao and his unbelievable staff for hosting our fourth annual Soroptimist International of Coupeville, Women & Wine event.

Looking forward to serving constituents | Letter

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, Now that the November 2014 election results have been certified, I want to officially thank the voters of Island County for electing me to the office of Island County treasurer. I will do my best to maintain your trust and respect in this important office of our local government.

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