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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.

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.

Wolves plunder Pirates | Girls basketball

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 9:39AM

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team zipped to an early lead and then held off pesky Vashon Island for a 44-37 win in Coupeville Monday, Dec. 29.

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.

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