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Two ATMs to be installed in downtown Coupeville

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

Two ATMs are being installed in Front Street businesses.

Navy pandering is the problem, not solution | Letter

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, I sent the following to Nancy Conard: Hello Nancy, As one who saw the sign referenced in your news release of Aug. 26, 2014, I appreciate that you are correct to stand up for this citizen’s right to free speech.

Truck signs are protected speech | Opinion

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

Coupeville resident Ken Pickard is pretty good at getting folks riled up. And he has every right to do so.

Freedom of speech riles some downtown

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

A man exercising his First Amendment rights is ruffling feathers in downtown Coupeville. In response to multiple complaints about a truck with political signs parked downtown all day Sunday, Town of Coupeville officials issued a public notice saying the signs weren’t against the law and there isn’t anything they can do.

Attention to detail nabs car thief

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

Coupeville Marshal Rick Norrie’s attention to odd details led to the apprehension of a suspected car thief and burglar last weak.

Stone receives 1st-team honors in basketball

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 9:18AM

Coupeville sophomore Makana Stone earned first-team, all-league honors in girls basketball, the Cascade Conference announced this week.

Wolves compete in jamboree | Football

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:09AM

The Coupeville High School football team warmed up for the coming season by taking part in a three-team jamboree in La Conner Friday, Aug. 29.

Proposal could result in Lolita’s freedom

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 2:59PM

A 20-year quest to bring home Lolita, the last of seven orcas captured from Penn Cove decades ago, has resulted in what may be a small but significant victory.

Businesses gearing up for Musselfest this weekend

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 2:54PM

Businesses in Coupeville are gearing up as mussel enthusiasts flood the town, in search of this year’s best chowder.

Back to school

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

Third graders Ava Mitten and William Davidson head out for the first day of classes at Coupeville Elementary School. They join the 901 other students currently enrolled in the district. School officials believe enrollment numbers were down the first day Tuesday, but the official state count will be conducted Friday.

Remember Navy fights so we can speak freely | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:25PM

Editor, I begin by reminding folks Ken Pickard, with his polemic truck, is the very same polemicist who has lobbied on public record to Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard — who have attempted peacekeeping in a troubled region — to “take the death machine on this issue, quit licking their jackboots!

Remember to stop by nonprofit fair and community portrait | Opinion

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:27PM

The Coupeville Community Green will be hopping this Saturday during the regular farmers market.

When Armageddon hits, I will survive

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:28PM

I grew up in the 1950s in Tacoma. My mother was a modern housewife who thanked heaven every day for making her life easier with Betty Crocker cake mixes, Swanson’s TV dinners, Hamburger Helper and store-bought everything.

Festival nets $105K in revenue

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

This year the Coupeville Festival Association netted more than $105,000 in gross revenue, more than any previous year.

Pre-1916 car club to visit town on Monday

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

Front Street will be filled with vintage vehicles much of the day Monday.

Opinion: Business put a lot into Musselfest, show support

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 3:07PM

Each year the businesses and community in Coupeville come together to celebrate one thing the area is known for — mussels.

COER seeks delay on OLF operations

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00PM

Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve are asking the Navy to delay touch-and-go operations at Outlying Field Coupeville until the completion of the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement.

Navy trains here to go overseas to protect us | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, This letter is in response to Ken Pickard’s First Amendment rights sign. Another American journalist, a civilian, was beheaded by ISIS last week. This barbaric group will go to all lengths to show their determination to destroy anyone who does not share their beliefs.

Silver lining for anglers: Early signs show coho should pick up

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 10:00PM

A new month gave reason for new hope for Joel Talicurn. In less than three hours Monday, he beached two coho salmon on the shores of Keystone spit in Coupeville.

Sherman resigns from school board

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

A longtime advocate of Coupeville schools is retiring. Don Sherman, who has been a member of the Coupeville School Board for 12 years, announced his resignation during a public meeting last week. His last day is March 31.

Coupeville Lions serving up salmon barbecue Sunday

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 10:47AM

From noon to 1:30 Sunday, Sept. 7, the Coupeville Lions Club is holding its annual salmon barbecue at Coupeville Town Park.

Whidbey Audubon Society hosts Douglas fir presentation Sept. 11

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 11:48AM

Trees are an essential habitat for many of Whidbey’s bird species and the Douglas fir is one of the most important components of the local forests. Local naturalists and Coupeville residents Steve and Martha Ellis will illustrate this premise next week as part of the Whidbey Audubon Society’s monthly public program.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville cheer

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 12:35PM

The Coupeville High School cheer team is a family affair, both literally and figuratively.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville tennis

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 12:37PM

For Coupeville High School tennis coach Ken Stange, the outlook for his club this fall is a mystery.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville soccer

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 12:36PM

“What’s not to like?” The reasons for Coupeville High School girls soccer coach Troy Cowan’s optimistic comment about the upcoming season are plenty.

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