Paramedic Matt Melena of Whidbey General Hospital listens to Coupeville’s Arthur Foley after Foley visited Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue Station 53 last week to thank firefighters and hospital crew that helped save his life only 10 days earlier. Foley suffered cardiac arrest. - Ron Newberry photo

Show of gratitude: Coupeville man visits crew that saved his life

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

Arthur Foley walked up to firefighters and other emergency services personnel wearing a cowboy hat, cowboy boots and a warm smile. He extended a hand, then gently wrapped each of the individuals in an embrace.


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Island County officials heed danger of dry weather, fireworks

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

Island County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution last week to “encourage all within our jurisdiction to limit the discharge of personal fireworks to reduce fire danger on our islands.”

Flight operations scheduled at OLF June 29

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 25, 2015 at 4:31PM

Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field in Coupeville, Wash., in the afternoon of Monday, June 29, 2015.

Cat reported stolen during vacation

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal's Office responded to the following calls.

Start date unknown for pending Madrona Way project

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 4:00PM

A start date for construction of Phase 1 of the Madrona Way Project is up in the air at this point.

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