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Focus should be on replacing our leaders, not our airplanes | Letter

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 3:40PM

To all of the concerned Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve and all other noise complainers, you are looking in the wrong direction.

Both Pieris and Camellias are good for winter gardens | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 3:41PM

At first glance, Pieris japonica and Camellia japonica don’t seem to have much in common other than the second part, or specific epithet, of their Latin binomial.

WAIF breaks ground on new shelter

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:40AM

Approximately 60 people attended the groundbreaking for the new Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation shelter last week.

Land Trust celebrating 30 years with family-friendly shindig

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 10:37AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, and the community is invited! Join the local nonprofit, conservation organization on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Camp Casey Picnic Area in Coupeville for a family-friendly celebration of the land.

Wolves face must-win game Tuesday | Boys basketball

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 11:24AM

After losing 58-39 at Klahowya in Silverdale Friday, Jan. 30, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team must win at Port Townsend at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3., if it wishes to keep its postseason hopes intact.

Coupeville wraps up conference crown | Girls basketball

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 11:25AM

Clinching its first conference championship in 13 years, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team clubbed visiting Klahowya 51-32 Friday, Jan. 30.

Deep Sea owner sued for $1.2 million

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Feb 2, 2015 at 11:50AM

The owner of the Deep Sea crab boat that caught fire, sank and spilled oil in Penn Cove is going to jail and is being sued for $1.2 million.

We need to have more walking tours | Letter

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:04PM

Editor, More history, please. Tuesday’s outstanding historic tour of Coupeville led by Paul Whelan was very well attended. The hour-and-a-half, mile-long walk around town entertained and informed us all.

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.

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