Bob Engle, a lifelong Coupeville farmer who died Oct. 31, is escorted by his son of the same name during a tractor procession to Sunnyside Cemetery Saturday. - Photo by Jason Joiner

One last trip through the prairie

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 2:00PM

In the final hours of his life, Bob Engle told his son how much he would have liked to get on a tractor one last time and take a ride around the field. Engle never got that chance before he died on Oct. 31. His son, however, made sure that he’d get one more trip through the prairie and countryside where he’d spent his entire lifetime farming.


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Port of Coupeville finances tight as year transitions to new

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 6:00PM

Budgeting for 2015 and 2016 has been a bit of dance for the Port of Coupeville. To balance its 2015 budget, the Port of Coupeville had to pull from its already dwindling reserves.

Coupeville man jumps from bridge

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00PM

A 75-year-old Coupeville man died after jumping from Deception Pass Bridge Sunday afternoon, according to Island County Coroner Robert Bishop.

Island County Beachwatchers gear up for split

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 3:00PM

On Jan. 1, Island County Beach Watchers will part ways with long-time administrator Washington State University and become an independent, not-for-profit organization with a new name: Sound Water Stewards of Island County.

Bronson resigns with month left on port board

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 2:00PM

Marshall Bronson, Chairman of the Port of Coupeville, will not complete his final month as a port commissioner.

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