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Hospital’s cesarean rate quite alarming | Letter

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:27PM

Editor, I am greatly concerned about the cesarean rates at Whidbey General Hospital. A report from the state Department of Health for 2013 shows that, out of 54 hospitals in Washington, Whidbey General has a 41.8 percent cesarean rate for first time mothers.

A sweet name for a sweet smelling shrub | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 4:28PM

Some plants can pack a wallop. It might be the breathtaking size or color of the blooms, the shape and texture of the foliage, an unusual form, or maybe just the plant’s rarity in Northwestern gardens that draws you in and makes you say, “Gotta have that!”

Library series focusing on agriculture

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 6:00PM

Even though skies are gray these days, gardeners on Whidbey Island are itching to get outside and work their soil.

Hospital names Forbes CEO

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 7:00PM

Whidbey General Hospital’s board of commissioners hired a new CEO Monday to replace Tom Tomasino this spring.

Transient orcas swing through Penn Cove

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 3:01PM

Three transient orcas were spotted in Penn Cove Thursday. The whales were seen around the Penn Cove mussel rafts and could be seen from Coupeville Wharf as they made way out of the cove.

Football starts fall season this week; other sports begin Monday

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 11:18AM

Prep sports for the 2014-15 school year open when the Coupeville High School football team hits the practice field Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Whidbey General hosts teen program

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 11:31AM

Summer students at Whidbey General Hospital line up for a photo during the July 10 orientation for the Summer Teen Career Exploration Program. The students are, front row: Lydia Page, Sylvia Hurlburt, Renee Richards, Maddie Page and, back row: Matt Shank, Steven Cope and Brody DeDobbelaere. Whidbey General Hospital holds the program for students between the ages of 15 and 18. The orientation briefed the students and their parents on safety, infection prevention and confidentiality. The program is three hours a week for eight weeks, and students are placed in different departments of the hospital so they can learn about the variety of health care careers that are available at the local hospital.

Thanks to all who made another great festival | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, I want to express my most sincere appreciation for the numerous volunteers who made the 2014 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival a success.

Marshal’s office responds to vehicle prowl reports | Blotter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00PM

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

Port executive director submits resignation letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 6:00PM

Tim McDonald, executive director for the Port of Coupeville, submitted a letter of resignation last week.

Participants sad to see Rendezvous go | Slideshow

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 11:33AM

The way of life Don Abel and his wife Margaret have enjoyed during their retirement years will continue to take place in other parts of Washington state, with the next stop penciled in for Sequim in early September.

Proposed marijuana business pulls out

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 8:00PM

One of three applicants for recreational marijuana-based businesses on Whidbey Island is pulling its application.

What does it mean to take responsibility? | Letter

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 9:00PM

Editor, “As the CEO of ____________, as the mayor of ____________, as the chairman of the board of directors of _____________, as the superintendent of _____________, as the top executive of ___________, as the head honcho of _________, I take full responsibility for this situation.”

Coupeville Boys and Girls Club serves community

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Boys and Girls Club will continue its emphasis on providing physical fitness opportunities for the youth of Coupeville by sponsoring a flag football league this fall.

Wolves drop district game | Girls basketball

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 12:40PM

Bellevue Christian used a physical defense to slow the Coupeville High School girls basketball team and hand the Wolves a 50-33 loss in the district tournament at Sumner High School Monday, Feb. 16.

Cascade Christian knocks Coupeville out of tournament | Boys basketball

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 12:40PM

For the Coupeville High School boys basketball team, its 59-36 district tournament loss at Cascade Christian in Puyallup Saturday, Feb. 14, was the end of the season. The game, however, marked a beginning as well.

CHS teams start fall season Monday

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 11:08AM

The majority of the Coupeville High School fall teams begin the 2014-15 athletic year with their first practices Monday, Aug. 25.

Board explores reserve’s message

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 1:28PM

For some, Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve is a place to escape to from the big city or the bustle of life. For others, it’s a place to own property and make a livelihood.

Coupeville rally targets fossil fuels

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 2:00PM

More than a dozen people gathered Friday afternoon to raise awareness for Divestment Day.

WGH cesarean rate is below average | Letter

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 2:07PM

Editor, As the manager of the Whidbey Family Birth Place, I would like to respond to the letter to the editor in last week’s newspaper about the 2013 cesarean section rate at Whidbey General Hospital.

Caller reports man with ‘angry eyes’ drinking on street | Blotter

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 3:00PM

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

Library seeking input from teen patrons

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 5:00PM

Teenagers are being asked to help shape the future of the Coupeville Library this week. The library is hosting a “teen board” for local children ages 11-17 to voice opinions on how the library should develop and what they’d like to see offered in the future

Burglar sentenced to prison time

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 8:00PM

A suspected car thief and burglar who was caught after he passed out behind the wheel was recently sent to prison.

Year in crime reveals fairly quiet town

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 8:00PM

It’s been almost a year since the Island County Sheriff’s Office took over management of the Coupeville Marshal’s Office. And in that year, Marshal Rick Norrie has tracked every call that his office receives.

WAIF shelter campaign nearing its goal, with community’s help

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 11:36AM

When completed, Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation’s new building will greatly increase the nonprofit agency’s capacity.

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