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Water Festival makes a splash | Slideshow

  • May 14, 2014 at 2:34PM

One-year-old Delaney Hodges of Oak Harbor toddled up and down Front Street in her yellow outfit as her parents kept a close eye on her Saturday afternoon.

Proud of those who support foster care | Letter

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

Editor, It is no surprise that May is the month that is chosen as National Foster Care Appreciation Month. By May, we are well into springtime - the season that embodies the promise of life renewed.

Kudos to agencies responding to new public records training legislation | Editorial

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

Agencies in Central Whidbey seem to be getting on the Open Public Meetings Act training bandwagon. And the newspaper couldn’t be more pleased. The concern about agencies following the state law came to light last month after the Coupeville School Board handled its appointment of a vacant seat in a way that could violate the law.

Woman tries to kill bedbugs in car | Marshal's blotter

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00PM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls: Monday, May 5 5:48 p.m., a caller at South Main Street and State Highway 20 reported a dead deer blocking the road. Tuesday, May 6 5:18 p.m., a caller reported a car parked at Northeast Front Street and North Main Street with a dog locked inside and all the windows rolled up.

Five submit for Coupeville principal position

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00PM

Candidates are lining up in hopes of becoming the next principal of Coupeville middle and high school. Superintendent Jim Shank said Monday that there are five applicants already for the position.

Coupeville Lions offer swim lesson scholarships

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM updated May 16, 2014 at 11:57AM

After more than 50 years of Coupeville Lions running swim lessons each summer, the club has decided to change things around. The club will no longer fit all the swimming lessons into a two-week period this summer at Camp Casey, but will partner with the facility to offer five two-week sessions.

Deep Sea owner fined $301,000

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM

The state Department of Ecology levied a $301,000 fine against the man whose crab boat caught fire and sank in Penn Cove in 2012, causing an oil spill that temporarily shut down nearby Penn Cove Shellfish. It’s just the latest bad news for Rory Westmoreland, a 51-year-old scrap-metal dealer with a history of running afoul of environmental rules, according to the Department of Ecology.

Mowing the grass: a spiritual experience | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00PM updated May 16, 2014 at 11:54AM

I just mowed our grass for the fifth or sixth time so far this year, repeating a routine that will extend until at least late October. By the time the season is over, I will have mowed our piece of paradise 50 times or more. Mowing is a holy ritual here on the Rock. It defines a covenant between we mortals and whatever causes the grass to grow.

Coupeville heads into district play | Softball

  • May 15, 2014 at 8:49AM

After dropping its final regular season game 14-4 in five innings at Granite Falls Tuesday, May 13, the Coupeville High School softball team can now turn its attention to the District 1A Tournament at Janiki Fields in Sedro-Woolley this weekend.

3 Wolves advance to 2nd day of district | Tennis

  • May 15, 2014 at 9:35AM

Coupeville High School singles player Allie Hanigan and the doubles duo of Wynter Thorne and Jacki Ginnings are still alive for a tri-district berth after the first day of the District 1A Tennis Tournament at South Whidbey High School Tuesday, May 13.

Stone sets 200 record at district prelims | Track

  • May 15, 2014 at 1:00PM

Taking part in the first day of the 1A District Track Championship at Lynden Christian High School Wednesday, May 14, Coupeville qualified several athletes for the finals at 5 p.m. Friday, May 16, and Makana Stone lowered her school 200 record.

Veterans honored in Tuesday ceremony | Slideshow

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 5:15PM

Representatives from various branches of the military gathered Tuesday at the Island County Courthouse to honor veterans.

Transit opens doors to meet director candidates

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 12:12PM

The community will get a chance to meet candidates for the interim director position for Island Transit Friday.

Wedding Tour shows off island’s offerings

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 12:33PM

A wedding planner, photographer, florist and a host of other industry vendors and support businesses will have some extra work this winter thanks to the second annual Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour this past weekend.

2015 budget available for public review

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00PM

The 2015 Coupeville town draft budget reflects an increase in staffing for the planning department, something Mayor Nancy Conard says she thinks residents will appreciate.

Filing Week ends with termination

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:49PM

The election season started out with a bang. Wanda Grone, the Island County chief deputy treasurer, filed to run against her boss and was promptly fired last week.

County commissioners race appears headed for recount

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:00PM

A last-minute count of ballots from Camano Island may not be enough for commissioner candidate Karla Jacks.

Port hires Coupeville man as new executive director

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 2:25PM

David Day was chosen today as the new executive director for the Port of Coupeville.

Caller reports an injured deer |Blotter

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 3:00PM

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

Coupeville receives county lodging tax funds

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce and other town organizations have received more than $50,000 total in lodging tax grants.

District explores levy: Facilities plan includes athletic improvements

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 4:00PM

Aging and inadequate facilities were the focus of Coupeville Schools Superintendent Jim Shank’s State of the Schools address last week.

Golf cart zones headed for county approval

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 7:00PM

Island County may soon join Coupeville and other communities across the state in allowing golf carts on public roads.

Ancient bones can tell quite the story | Rock Doc

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00PM

His teeth had no cavities, but they were heavily worn. He was about my height — some 5 feet 7 inches tall. He wasn’t petite, likely weighing around 160 pounds. Well before his death, he broke six of his ribs. Five of them never healed, but he kept going nevertheless.

Price Johnson named board chairwoman

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 9:00PM

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson will serve as the board’s chairwoman in 2015.

Wolves win 1 of 2 at district | Softball

  • May 17, 2014 at 7:00AM updated May 19, 2014 at 9:57AM

After splitting its first two games in the 1A district softball tournament in Sedro-Woolley Friday, May 16, Coupeville High School will need to win one of its two games Saturday to claim a berth in the next round of the playoffs.

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