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Discussions halted on harbor tours at the wharf

  • May 21, 2014 at 9:00PM

A Coupeville man’s ambition to start a harbor tour business out of the town’s wharf hit a snag. Patrick Kelly proposed starting Heavenly Harbor Tours and began negotiating with the Port of Coupeville early this year. After back and forth discussions, the commissioners are no longer responding to his requests to come to a lease agreement, Kelly claims.

Tales from the cemetery tour

  • May 21, 2014 at 10:00PM

The granite grave marker of one of Whidbey Island’s most influential early pioneers rests in a family plot surrounded by a white picket fence and fir trees. It seems only fitting that in this section of Sunnyside Cemetery reserved for early settlers, Isaac Ebey’s remains are interred not far from an overlook that provides a sweeping view of the prairie that bears his name.

Port may need to reconsider newly set passenger fee | Opinion

  • May 21, 2014 at 11:00PM

For several months commissioners with the Port of Coupeville have been discussing the potential lease of a new harbor tours business.

Fields heading to state for 3rd time | Girls golf

  • May 22, 2014 at 8:39AM

Christine Fields continued one trend and would like to reverse another.

Puget Sound Energy customers to share $59.2 million from sale

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 4:25PM

Puget Sound Energy announced this week "that customers will notice a pleasant surprise on their winter power bills: a one-time credit applied to December and January bills that will save the average residential electric customer about $40."

Stone reaches tri-district finals in 2 events | Track

  • May 23, 2014 at 8:37AM

Makana Stone placed among the top eight in two events at the tri-district track meet preliminaries at King's Thursday, May 22, and earned spots in the finals.

Incoming port director looking forward to challenge

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:52PM

A well-known community volunteer in Central Whidbey will be taking the reins at the Port of Coupeville. David Day begins his new position as executive director Monday, Dec. 15.

Now is also the time to thank adoptive parents | Letter

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 1:24PM

Editor, It is fitting that this season of Thanksgiving is also the season to give thanks to the adoptive parents and families who grace our communities.

Caller reports dead seagull tied to wharf dock | Blotter

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 3:00PM

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

Navy holding additional Growler EIS meetings

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Navy is holding two additional open-house meetings for the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement on the EA-18G Growler in Port Townsend and on Lopez Island.

Transit’s interim director choice comes with controversial past

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:53PM

Mired in financial problems and on the heels of a scathing state audit, Island Transit officials are looking at a new interim director with controversial baggage of his own.

Hospital budget projects a $4.9 million shortfall

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 4:00PM

Whidbey General Hospital’s board of commissioners adopted their legal budget last week. This budget, approved Monday, Nov. 10, according to Chief Operations Officer Terry Litke, is the estimated amounts for budget increases in the 2015 calendar year, and the detailed budget is yet to be completed.

Iconic Camp Casey house gets upgrade

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 6:00PM

The grounds are sacred to Steve Kobylk. His interest in the history and protection of former military reservations such as Fort Casey runs deep.

Voter turnout reflects generation’s laziness | Letter

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 8:00PM

Editor, This election has been just plain disgusting. Not because of who won or lost, but because of what did not happen. Two-thirds of the people in this country who are eligible to vote did not vote.

Thanksgiving potluck held at Rec Hall for 16th year

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 9:00PM

For the 16th year, hundreds of people will share their Thanksgiving holiday together at the Coupeville Recreation Hall.

There’s a lot to be thankful for living in a small town | Opinion

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 10:00PM

There’s a lot to be thankful for when you live in such a beautiful place as Whidbey Island. And there’s even more reason to be thankful when you live in such a unique community like Coupeville.

Senior back runs away with MVP honors | Football

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 7:57AM

Josh Bayne caught the attention of his Olympic League opponents this season, now he hopes to get the attention of a few college coaches.

Maggio steps down as Coupeville coach | Football

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 7:59AM

Though Coupeville High School football coach Tony Maggio resigned last week after three years directing the program, he won’t disappear from the Central Whidbey athletic scene.

Stone continues record season | Track

  • May 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

The level of competition at the 1A tri-district track meet was tough this year – just ask Coupeville's Makana Stone.

State bound: Coupeville advances | Softball

  • May 25, 2014 at 3:00PM updated May 27, 2014 at 9:04AM

The Coupeville High School softball team enacted a little revenge to complete its improbable journey to the state tournament.

Wolves miss chance to move on in state | Baseball

  • May 25, 2014 at 3:00PM updated May 27, 2014 at 9:04AM

The books “What If?” and “What Could Have Been” are thick, but the Coupeville High School baseball team was able to cram in one more page.

It's state tournament time for Wolves

  • May 27, 2014 at 2:07PM

Coupeville High School will be represented in four state tournaments this week.

Coupeville grads compete in college athletics

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 10:35AM

Tyler King earned All-American cross country honors while helping the University of Washington place 20th in the NCAA Division I championship meet Nov. 22 in Terre Haute, Ind.

Coupeville knows how to honor those who served our country | Letter

  • May 28, 2014 at 3:30PM

Editor, I would like to commend the citizens and organizations of Coupeville for the outstanding Memorial Day parade on Saturday.

Streets overflow with patriotism | Slideshow

  • May 28, 2014 at 3:00PM

Patriotism was overflowing onto the streets of Coupeville Saturday as the community gathered for the annual Memorial Day Parade and celebration. Starting on South Main Street, decorated cars and floats filled the streets. People walked the parade route waving American Flags, tossing candy and honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

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