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Share the road with thousands of racers | Letter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:19AM

Editor, Prepare for an invasion. Sometime on Friday, thousands of men, women and children — well, teenagers — will arrive on Whidbey and traverse a combined total of approximately 34,000 miles of the island … on foot.

Fuel float bids come in $30,000 over estimate

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:14AM

The Port of Coupeville is going to have to dip into its reserve funds after three bids to replace the wharf’s fuel floats came in over estimate.

Greenbank solar project losing leasee

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:12AM

A leasee with the Greenbank Farm’s community solar project is terminating its lease at the end of the year.

Fort like home for park ranger

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:11AM

It can be a little unsettling when Jon Crimmins looks back to his teenage years spent at Fort Casey State Park.

Appreciate candidate forum held last week | Letter

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:20AM

Editor, I am writing to show my appreciation to the Whidbey Island League of Women Voters and the Sno-Isle Library System for providing Island County voters with another great Voter’s Forum featuring candidates for Island County treasurer and Washington State representative, Legislative District 10, Position 2. The forum was conducted professionally and gave candidates an opportunity to answer questions provided by the public as well as League members.

Stars were out at the Coupeville Library

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:24AM

“How many stars do you see in the middle of the handle?” asked Richard Everett, a member of the Island County Astronomical Society, as he pointed to the Big Dipper with a crowd of people gathering around him.

Antibiotics can be a blessing and a curse | Rock Doc

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:21AM

It’s astonishing to think about, but when my grandfather was born, one in five children didn’t live to see their fifth birthday, in large part due to endemic and epidemic diseases. Today that’s all changed.

Port approves hiring temporary office help

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:16AM

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville approved the hiring of an additional temporary employee.

Summer picnic to offer fort tours, entertainment July 26

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:15AM

The newly formed Friends of Ebey’s has a lot to celebrate this month. The group, earlier this month, finalized and signed a memorandum or understanding with the Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

OLF key issue in congressional race

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:17AM

The Navy’s use of Outlying Field Coupeville to train the EA-18G Growlers is a critical topic for this year’s congressional primary, which ends Aug. 5.

Lapointe, Larsen should continue with campaign debates | Opinion

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:18AM

In the race for Rick Larsen’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, a debate over Coupeville’s Outlying Field has become a key issue.

Family flees with disabled adult siblings

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:13AM

Two men are facing felony charges for allegedly fleeing a courtroom in Coupeville with their developmentally disabled brothers after a judge granted custody of the vulnerable adults to their niece, court documents state.

Proposals sought for Greenbank Farm management

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:16AM

The Port of Coupeville is seeking proposals from groups or people interested in managing the Greenbank Farm.

Falcons use long ball to shoot down Wolves | Boys basketball

  • Jan 13, 2015 at 9:46AM

South Whidbey buried the host Coupeville High School boys basketball team with a barrage of three-pointers and heavy pressure on the way to a 81-48 win Monday, Jan. 12.

Defense, strong finish lift Wolves over South Whidbey | Girls basketball

  • Jan 13, 2015 at 10:38AM

A dominant second quarter and a gutsy finish carried the Coupeville High School girls basketball team to a 43-32 win over visiting South Whidbey Monday, Jan. 12.

hubbard squash king: Family crop continues through generations of farmers, consumers

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 1:52PM

Dale Sherman is up to his elbows in squash. It’s a common position he finds himself in. In fact, he’s rarely known another in a lifetime of farming on Ebey’s Prairie.

Central Whidbey Fire hires new deputy chief

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 2:07PM

A new deputy chief for Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue was sworn in last week. Deputy Chief Charlie Smith was selected after a nationwide recruitment and rigorous assessment process.

Freedom comes with a price tag | Opinion

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 2:13PM

The cold-blooded murder of 12 people at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is a reminder that freedom sometimes comes with a high price.

Leaders need to sensibly address | Letter

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 2:14PM

Editor, Washington state’s legislature convened this week to look at our state’s underfunded education system, our underfunded roads and Gov. Jay Inslee’s curious proposal to address both by making carbon polluters pay.

Neighbors squabble over beaver dam

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 3:00PM

A couple of Central Whidbey residents are miffed over a neighbor’s decision to cut holes in a beaver dam on their property without consent.

Caller reports aggressive dog | Blotter

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 4:00PM

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

Orchestra returns to Central Whidbey

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 6:00PM

For the first time in years, Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island is performing on Central Whidbey. All thanks to new music director and conductor Anna Edwards.

Sound Waters set for Feb. 7

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 7:00PM

The 20th annual Sound Waters event will take place 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at South Whidbey High School. Registration opened Jan. 4.

The early bulb thinks it’s warm and that’s OK | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 8:00PM

When I checked a map of the weather monitoring stations throughout the island via this New Year’s morning, I saw numbers ranging from below freezing to 46 degrees. We’ve been having results like this for quite a while. Remember the recent snow storm that missed Oak Harbor and Coupeville and dumped four inches on the south end?

Lions gear up for annual auction

  • Jan 15, 2015 at 9:00AM

The Coupeville Lions Club is gearing up for its Lions Scholarship Auction and Dinner next month.

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