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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.

Leadership is changing hands at Island Transit

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

The leadership of Island Transit will look very different in the new year. The majority of board members have been replaced and will be working with a new interim director.

Sale is a Christmas tragedy for town| Letter

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 1:00PM

Editor, Mayor Nancy Conard has made a deal to sell a restricted easement on 54 aces on Keystone Hill — already protected by the town of Coupeville. This “forever” easement sold to the Navy will allow them to fly the Growlers jets over it, dooming the use of Rhododendrum Park, the dog park, and homes that will be unsellable on Keystone Hill and in the surrounding area. This decision was made by people who do not represent people outside the boundary of the town, as we cannot vote in Coupeville elections. We have a right to be angry about this.

Home for the holidays: Friends round up stray chickens

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 2:00PM

Shari Bibich was driving along State Highway 20 on her way to Oak Harbor last week when she noticed a brood of chickens on the side of the road and hoped they wouldn’t cross the street.

School levy heads to April ballot

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville School Board is slated to pass a resolution this week to put a $5-million capital facilities levy on the ballot in the spring.

Hearts & Hammers needs projects

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

Lenita Graves doesn’t know what she would do without Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers.

Yarn shop focuses on sustainable practices

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 5:00PM

Dena Royal said she has eight to 10 people a week come into her store asking to copy documents.

Fees for county services changing for 2015

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 8:00PM

Fees for Island County Public Health services like septic inspections and water-quality testing jumped by 8 percent as part of a comprehensive fee schedule change.

It’s not Christmas without cacti | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 8:00PM

Last week I got real excited. And it wasn’t because an ice-cream truck overturned in front of my house.

Rescue wrapping and other holiday Waste Wise ideas| Opinion

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 9:00PM

Americans throw away 25 percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than in any other season. It amounts to about 1 million extra tons per week. Think about those holiday parties, the paper plates and cups, plastic utensils, wrapping paper, Styrofoam stuffing, plastic packaging, ribbons, decorations, the food waste and the tree!

Many options available for holiday tree recycling

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 11:00PM

Not sure what to do with your Christmas tree after the holidays?

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.

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