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Police seize 230 lbs of illegally harvested clams from Coupeville beach

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:00PM

State and local officials confiscated more than 230 pounds of illegally harvested clams from South Madrona Beach June 14.

Creepy crawlies vital to environmental cycles | Sowin' the trowel

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 5:00PM

This Northwest native is finally creeped out by creepy crawlies.

New police cruisers mark changes to town marshal

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 6:00PM

The new Coupeville marshal’s office is almost complete. Marshal Rick Norrie drove into town Monday in one of two brand new Dodge Chargers that will wear decals with a fresh, new design designating the Marshal’s Office.

There are checks and balances for a reason | Opinion

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00PM

Recently, the Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife caught a group of people harvesting significantly more clams than they were allowed.

Etzell adds first-team, all-state honor | Baseball

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 11:29AM

Coupeville High School's Ben Etzell tacked on another honor to his celebrated senior baseball season when he was named to the Washington State Coaches Association all-state team Tuesday, June 24.

Little League teams open tournament play

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

District 11 Little League tournament action began this weekend, and the combined Central and South Whidbey 9/10 softball team won two games and is close to locking up a trip to the state tournament.

Whidbey team drops district opener | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:49AM

The combined North/Central/South Whidbey 13/14 Junior Little League baseball team opened the district playoffs with a tough loss, falling 3-2 in nine innings to Sedro-Woolley Monday, June 30, in Anacortes.

Softball falls at district; 9/10 baseball wins | CWLL

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 3:19PM

Anacortes eliminated the Central/South Whidbey Little League 11/12 softball team from the District 11 tournament with an 18-8 win in five innings at Oak Harbor's Volunteer Park Monday, June 30.

CWLL still in running | 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 3, 2014 at 9:02AM

The Central Whidbey 9/10 baseball team to advanced in the District 11 tournament in Sedro-Woolley by eliminating the host team 3-1 Tuesday, July 1.

Central/South Whidbey qualifies for state | 9/10 softball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 3, 2014 at 9:02AM

The Central/South Whidbey Little League 9/10 softball team is heading to state.

Whidbey team wins | 13/14 baseball

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:42PM

Overcoming an extra-inning loss in the first round, the Whidbey Island Junior (13/14) baseball team bounced back with a 13-0 drubbing of Anacortes Tuesday, July 1, in the District 11 tournament in Anacortes.

Thanks to those who helped work in garden | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:33PM

Editor, On Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m., 27 generous people converged on the gardens in front of the Island County Museum.

Town takes steps to turn part of Front Street one-way

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:16PM

Officials with the Town of Coupeville are taking necessary steps to turn part of Front Street into a one-way road. Town council read the first reading of an ordinance that will change Front Street, starting at North Main Street all the way to Northeast Ninth Street, to a one-way road for eastbound traffic only.

Coupeville students earn top marks | Honor Roll

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:49PM

The Coupeville Middle and High School is pleased to announce achievement of Honor Roll status for the following grades 6-12 students during Semester 2 of the 2013-2014 school year. An asterisk indicates that the student had a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.

New county commissioner appointed

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:19PM

Aubrey Vaughan was selected as interim Island County commissioner last week. He said during his interviews with commissioners that he wants to rebuild the connection between Camano and Whidbey islands and help the county through this year’s budget process.

Sharing a love of the sea: Charter tours owner sets sail for chamber

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:15PM

Mark Saia says he wants to wear a pirate outfit to his wedding. “That’s why we’re not married yet,” he joked.

Crowds race for deals at annual sale

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 4:26PM

It was a mad dash Saturday morning as crowds gathered at Coupeville Middle School to claim treasures at the annual Coupeville Lions Garage Sale. As the clock struck 9 a.m., a horn sounded and the frenzy began.

Penn Cove water district requests expansion

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 7:00PM

Island County commissioners will review an expansion to Penn Cove Water & Sewer District to ensure it complies with state Department of Health requirements.

Please be respectful with your fireworks | Letter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

Editor, Every year, animals and people have a hard time with the extremely frightening noise of the fireworks. A lot of veterans can’t deal with what sounds like assault rifles. As Jill Johnson says, this is a Navy island.

Auction July 5 to share deceased artist’s legacy

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

As Bret Holmes stepped on to his back lawn, he headed directly toward the property’s edge and an unobstructed backdrop of blue sky and water that didn’t seem to end.

Duck and Cover: the invaders have arrived | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 9:00PM

The annual summer invasion of the Rock has begun. There are creepy, curious, voracious creatures everywhere, and I’m not talking about tented caterpillars littering our footsteps. Squish, squish, squish.

Marshal’s office responds to missing dogs report | Blotter

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 10:00PM

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

Remember safety and laws on Fourth of July

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 11:00PM

When celebrating this Fourth of July, remember that fireworks aren’t a free-for-all. Whether you live in the county or within town limits, each jurisdiction has its own set of rules.

Central Whidbey meets North Whidbey for title | 9/10 baseball

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:18AM

Central Whidbey will get a rematch with North Whidbey in the finals of the 9/10 Little League District 11 tournament in Sedro-Woolley.

Central Whidbey finishes run at district | 11/12 baseball

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:16AM

Central Whidbey's 11/12 Little League baseball team was eliminated from the District 11 tournament in Langley by a 7-3 loss to North Whidbey Wednesday, July 2.

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