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Attention to detail nabs car thief

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

Coupeville Marshal Rick Norrie’s attention to odd details led to the apprehension of a suspected car thief and burglar last weak.

Freedom of speech riles some downtown

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00PM

A man exercising his First Amendment rights is ruffling feathers in downtown Coupeville. In response to multiple complaints about a truck with political signs parked downtown all day Sunday, Town of Coupeville officials issued a public notice saying the signs weren’t against the law and there isn’t anything they can do.

Bike club hosts fun ride during Musselfest

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 11:00AM

The Whidbey Island Bicycle Club will host a mountain bike and poker ride, Mussels in the Kettles, in conjunction with MuscleFest Saturday, March 7.

Clean Water: Island County sheds light on septic maintenance importance

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 2:00PM

Getting people to inspect their septic systems has been an ongoing struggle for Island County. It’s one that the law doesn’t necessarily incentivize. When the county first implemented the law in 2009, it could have cost a homeowner around $250 for an inspection, $62 to submit the results and up to $20,000 in repairs or replacement if problems were discovered.

Coupeville drama troupe presents ‘Swing Fever’

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00PM

Bella Cedillo figures she’d probably go home and take a nap after school if it weren’t for Coupeville High School’s drama club. “I do drama because it’s something to do after school,” said Cedillo, a senior. “I think it’s a better outlet than sports are. Drama gives you more opportunities to show who you are.”

Deputies respond to noise complaint | Blotter

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls: Monday, Feb. 16 11:48 p.m., a caller reported that an elderly man in a wheelchair on South Main Street was up late playing music very loudly.

Town swaps member on transit board

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 5:00PM

Jackie Henderson’s first meeting on the Island Transit board was an eventful marathon session in which the board adopted new routes, purchased new buses and rejected a headhunting proposal.

Town of Coupeville hiring for planning director job

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 5:00PM

The Town of Coupeville is seeking applications to fill a full-time planning director position. The first screening of applications will be March 12 with selection hopefully in April, Mayor Nancy Conard said.

2015-16 school year starting early in Coupeville

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 6:00PM

Contrary to previous procedure, Coupeville School District will start its 2015-16 school year before Labor Day. School will start Monday, Aug. 31 and end Thursday, June 9.

Coupeville Chamber honors business leaders

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 7:00PM

Members of the Coupeville business community recognized outstanding leaders and welcomed a new batch of board members Thursday during the annual installation and Excellence in Business Awards Dinner.

Youth basketball program helps put fun in fundamentals

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 7:00AM

The Coupeville High School gymnasium is filled with the sweat and intense competition of prep basketball on Friday nights. On Saturday mornings, that effort and emotion change to the fun-loving play and the smiles of youth basketball.

Wolves compete in jamboree | Football

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:09AM

The Coupeville High School football team warmed up for the coming season by taking part in a three-team jamboree in La Conner Friday, Aug. 29.

Remember Navy fights so we can speak freely | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:25PM

Editor, I begin by reminding folks Ken Pickard, with his polemic truck, is the very same polemicist who has lobbied on public record to Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard — who have attempted peacekeeping in a troubled region — to “take the death machine on this issue, quit licking their jackboots!

When Armageddon hits, I will survive

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:28PM

I grew up in the 1950s in Tacoma. My mother was a modern housewife who thanked heaven every day for making her life easier with Betty Crocker cake mixes, Swanson’s TV dinners, Hamburger Helper and store-bought everything.

Remember to stop by nonprofit fair and community portrait | Opinion

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:27PM

The Coupeville Community Green will be hopping this Saturday during the regular farmers market.

Back to school

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

Third graders Ava Mitten and William Davidson head out for the first day of classes at Coupeville Elementary School. They join the 901 other students currently enrolled in the district. School officials believe enrollment numbers were down the first day Tuesday, but the official state count will be conducted Friday.

Festival nets $105K in revenue

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

This year the Coupeville Festival Association netted more than $105,000 in gross revenue, more than any previous year.

Pre-1916 car club to visit town on Monday

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

Front Street will be filled with vintage vehicles much of the day Monday.

COER seeks delay on OLF operations

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00PM

Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve are asking the Navy to delay touch-and-go operations at Outlying Field Coupeville until the completion of the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement.

Navy trains here to go overseas to protect us | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, This letter is in response to Ken Pickard’s First Amendment rights sign. Another American journalist, a civilian, was beheaded by ISIS last week. This barbaric group will go to all lengths to show their determination to destroy anyone who does not share their beliefs.

Silver lining for anglers: Early signs show coho should pick up

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 10:00PM

A new month gave reason for new hope for Joel Talicurn. In less than three hours Monday, he beached two coho salmon on the shores of Keystone spit in Coupeville.

CWLL accepting registrations

  • Mar 3, 2015 at 8:12AM

Central Whidbey Little League is still accepting registrations for this season.

Coupeville Lions serving up salmon barbecue Sunday

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 10:47AM

From noon to 1:30 Sunday, Sept. 7, the Coupeville Lions Club is holding its annual salmon barbecue at Coupeville Town Park.

Whidbey Audubon Society hosts Douglas fir presentation Sept. 11

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 11:48AM

Trees are an essential habitat for many of Whidbey’s bird species and the Douglas fir is one of the most important components of the local forests. Local naturalists and Coupeville residents Steve and Martha Ellis will illustrate this premise next week as part of the Whidbey Audubon Society’s monthly public program.

Fall prep preview: Coupeville soccer

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 12:36PM

“What’s not to like?” The reasons for Coupeville High School girls soccer coach Troy Cowan’s optimistic comment about the upcoming season are plenty.

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