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Art school thrives with festival push

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 2:51PM

For 51 years, the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival has been the event that gives back to the community. From providing a venue for local artists to raising money for scholarships, the festival has been an annual boon to Coupeville. In fact, profits from the festival gave rise to another important Coupeville institution.

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival kicks off Friday

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:00PM

Arts and crafts vendors will fill the streets of downtown Coupeville this weekend as the Coupeville Festival Association rings in its 50th anniversary. Roughly 250 volunteers aid in the execution of the festival, which is a big draw for people from all over.

Marshal responds to unruly pedestrians | Blotter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

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

Coupeville couple jailed for tax fraud

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

A Coupeville husband and wife were sentenced to federal prison last week for conspiracy to defraud the government and making false or fraudulent claims, the U.S. Attorney’s Office reported.

50 years is an achievement worthy of celebration | Opinion

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 6:00PM

Inserted in this edition of The Whidbey Examiner you will find a special section entirely devoted to celebrating and honoring the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival’s 50th Anniversary.

It’s time to revamp transit, add fares | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00PM

Editor, I have been a critic of Island Transit since the beginning for the reason that while free transportation sounds good, it is a utopian view and not really free because we all pay for it through a portion of the sales tax in Island County. No added fares are paid by actual users of Island Transit.

My unabashed crush on the Rock | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00PM

Dear Whidbey Island, This summer marks the fifth anniversary since you and I moved in together, and I am more in love with you today than ever. You have made me forget every other place I ever lived: Tacoma, Seattle, Vietnam, Japan, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Dallas.

Family pulls weight at Highland Games

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 8:00PM

Whenever Grayson Akins returns to campus at Western Washington University and talks about her summer athletic endeavors back home on Whidbey Island, she’s often met with a blank stare.

Smedley takes over CHS volleyball program

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 11:05AM

A strong feeder program is the key to success, according to new Coupeville High School volleyball coach Breanne Smedley.

Lady Wolves earn first league championship in 13 years

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 3:18PM

Thirteen is an unlucky number for some. For the Coupeville High School girls basketball team, it is a turning point.

Callers report two possible home break-ins | Blotter

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 3:25PM

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

Hearts & Hammers to hold dinner

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 3:30PM

Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers will hold its annual Community Dinner 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Coupeville Recreation Hall.

Join us for a rally on climate change | Letter

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 3:33PM

Editor, “If it’s wrong to wreck the planet, it’s wrong to profit from the wreckage.” — Bill McKibben Join us 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, on the corner of Highway 20 and Main Street in Coupeville for a Divestment Day rally/demonstration.

Grave marker’s tale of love and prejudice

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 3:47PM

In historic Sunnyside Cemetery, overlooking beautiful Ebey’s Prairie, there are hundreds of old and elaborate markers showing where the prairie’s white pioneer farmers and their families eternally rest.

Move to all-day kindergarten is not just smart, but long overdue | Opinion

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 5:00PM

More kindergartners than ever are spending the entire day in school. Those few extra hours a day have exponential impacts on student achievement, but, unfortunately, not every kindergartner in Washington state has that option.

Seattle gallery features Purdue

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 8:00PM

The bittersweet part for Sara Purdue is not being able to see the smile on her husband’s face.

Coupeville fights off Redhawks | Girls basketball

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 9:54AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball continued its winning ways Tuesday, Feb. 3, defeating visiting Port Townsend 53-35.

Big comeback saves Wolves' postseason hopes | Boys basketball

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 12:12PM

With its season hanging by a thread, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team stitched it back together with a miraculous 60-57 win at Port Townsend Tuesday, Feb. 3.

WIAA selects Stone as top athlete

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 12:13PM

Coupeville High School junior Makana Stone was named the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A female Athlete of the Week for Jan. 26-31.

Coupeville moving to full-time kindergarten

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Feb 6, 2015 at 2:12PM

Coupeville Schools plan to offer full-time kindergarten next school year. Superintendent Jim Shank said the district had been looking at how it could fund full-day kindergarten on its own without waiting on the state.

Luginbill tops Coupeville runners in Race the Reserve

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Aug 13, 2014 at 3:46PM

Laura Luginbill produced the best finish among local runners in the featured event of the third annual Race the Reserve in Coupeville Saturday, Aug. 9.

Coupeville Kindergarten registration starts Tuesday

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 2:42PM

Kindergarten registration for the Coupeville School District starts tomorrow and run through Thursday, Aug. 14.

Coupeville stops Chimacum on Senior Night | Girls basketball

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 11:58AM

Chimacum put up more of a fight this time, but the Coupeville High School girls basketball team clipped the visiting Cowboys 53-38 on Senior Night Friday, Feb. 6.

Wolves cut down Cowboys, earn postseason spot | Boys basketball

  • Feb 9, 2015 at 11:57AM

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team is playing its best at the right time. The host Wolves defeated first-place Chimacum 72-68 in overtime Friday, Feb. 6; and the win, coupled with Port Townsend's one-point loss to Klahowya, clinched a berth in the district tournament.

Sailor trying to return historic boat to cove

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Feb 9, 2015 at 1:50PM

It was love at first sight for Mark Saia. And stepping onto the historic 90-year-old boat Suva, built in 1925 for the Pratt family of Whidbey Island, felt like coming come to him.

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